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Things to do Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Music

RECYCLE BAND with BILL ROSS: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $5. Elk River Community Center, 902 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.

JULIE ADAMS AND STEVE HILL: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Folk. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.

Stage/theater

"EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL": 8 p.m. Adults $16, Students and children under 18 $10. Musical bases on "Evil Dead" trilogy. Presented by Kanawha Players. Kanawha Players Theater, 309 Beauregard St. Call 304-343-PLAY.

"THE LEGEND OF GINGER AND BILLY JOE: THE STOCK CAR  MUSICAL!": 8 p.m. Adults $10. Students and seniors $6. CYAC production written by Mark Scarpelli and Dan Kehde. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522.

"THE ROADS AND RAILS OF WOODY GUTHRIE": 6:30 p.m. Tickets $8. Mick Souter sings and tells stories about folk legend Woody Guthrie. Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Ave., Marlinton. Call 304-799-6645.

THEATER AUDITIONS: 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 16th Street and Myers Avenue, Dunbar. The new LimeLight Theatre Company will hold auditions for its Dec. 19-22 production of "The Nutcracker Story." Auditions are open to all ages. Enter at left-rear side of building. Call 304-766-7923.

Dance

EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6 p.m.) Admission $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-483-5778.

CONTRA DANCE: 8 to 10 p.m. Free. Dance lessons and dance. Columbia Gas Auditorium, 1700 MacCorkle Ave. SE. Call 304-415-3668.

GOOD TIME COUNTRY DANCERS: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Cost $5. Line dance and patterned couples dance. Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department, 6313 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-545-6377 or 304-550-7144.

Fairs/festivals

7TH ANNUAL ROD RUN AND DOO WOP: 7:30 p.m. music by Rick K. and the Allnighters. Free admission. Kanawha Boulevard. Call 304-344-5075. 

THE 14TH ANNUAL OCTOBER SKY FESTIVAL: Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine. The festival was inspired by Homer Hickham's memoir "Rocket Boys," which was subsequently turned into the movie "October Sky." This year's festival features all four Rocket Boys plus a rocket launch from New River Park's Launch Pad in Beckley. The festivities include screenings of "October Sky" at Tamarack at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. with commentary by one of the Rocket Boys. The film is free; however, reserved tickets are needed by calling 1-888-TAMARACK. For the full schedule, visit www.OctoberSkyFestival.com.

HUNTERSVILLE TRADITIONS: Huntersville. Tours of school and jail will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; pie supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Civil War Tea from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Celebrity Pie Auction, 6:30 to 7 p.m.; Styles of Yesteryear Fashion Show, 7 to 8 p.m.; Around the Campfire with Robert E. Lee, as portrayed by Al Stone, at 8 p.m. at Huntersville Methodist Church. Call 800-336-7009.

Misc.

QUILT EXHIBIT: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., West Virginia State University's Della Brown Taylor Art Gallery. An exhibit featuring quilts used for communication along the Underground Railroad. Visit www.plantationquilts.com.


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