CHERYL WHEELER with KENNY WHITE: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $21. Songwriter whose work has been recorded by Garth Brooks, Kenny Loggins, Bette Middler and more. Woody Hawley Series. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
SPENCER ELLIOTT and SEAN SYNDOR: 7 to 9 p.m. No cover. Progressive acoustic guitar. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.
JOHNNY STAATS AND THE DELIVERY BOYS with THE PUTNAM FAMILY: 7 p.m. Advance tickets $7, at the door $10. Benefit for Sissonville Touch of Class show choir. Sissonville High School Auditorium. Call 304-610-5852.
CUMBERLAND RIVER: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.
WEST SHORE PIANO TRIO: 7 p.m. Adults $20, students $5. Free for youths under 18 accompanied by an adult. Presented by the Charleston Chamber Music Society. Christ United Methodist Church, Quarrier and Morris Streets. Call 304-344-5389.
POETRY OUT LOUD: NATIONAL RECITATION CONTEST: 1 p.m. Free. Poetry contest finals. Hosted by actor Chris Sarandon with special performances by West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman, guitarist Charlie Hunter and drummer Scott Amendola. Culture Center Theater. Call 304-558-0220.
"THE HOBBIT": 2 and 7 p.m. Adults $12, students 4-17 $10. Play based on J.R.R. Tolkein's "The Hobbit." Presented by Children's Theater of Charleston. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-346-0164.
AN EVENING OF DAN KEHDE'S STORIES: 8 p.m. Adults $10, students $6. Playwright Dan Kehde shares his personal stories (some are truer than others) in a storyteller format. WVSU Capitol Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-5716.
DRAG SHOW: 10 to 11:30 p.m. Free. Featuring: Tammy Why Nott, Rylee Vanderbilt and Madison Monroe. Hosted by Mr. Pride 2011 Michael B and DJ James G. Upstairs lounge at Little India, 1604 Washington St. E. Call 304-720-3616.
NO PANTS PLAYERS: 7 p.m. Adults $10, children 12 and under $8. Improv comedy. Alban Arts Players, 65 Olde Main St. Call 877-IMPROV-9.
SHAUN JONES and NICK CANTONE: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.