One-act at Adaland Mansion
PHILIPPI, W.Va. -- The one-act play "Frog Songs" will be presented July 15 at Adaland Mansion, near Philippi.
The play by Jean Battlo, of McDowell County, imagines a meeting between 19th-century writers Emily Dickinson and Henry David Thoreau.
It will be performed following the 2 p.m. high tea at the historic mansion. Reservations for the tea and matinee performance of "Frog Songs" may be made by calling 304-457-1587 or 304-457-2415.
Big Coal River Festival
RACINE, W.Va. -- The second annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 29 in John Slack Park, Racine. Food, crafts, music, quilts and displays will be featured.
For information on being a vendor, call Sherri Sharps at 304-837-5348 after 5 p.m.
PITTSBURGH -- The Carnegie Science Center will offer visitors the chance to go behind the scenes of USS Requin, a Cold War-era submarine docked on the Ohio River, and tour areas rarely seen by the general public.
Requin behind-the-scenes "Tech Tours" will take place on select Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m. July 15 and 29 and Aug. 12 and 26. Led by Science Center staff, participants will learn how the Requin's crew faced challenges underwater, explore unrestored compartments and climb up into the conning tower to see the periscope.