Things to do Saturday, May 4, 2013
THE GABEHARTS: 7 p.m. Adults $5. Children under 12 $3; children under 3 free. Bluegrass. Jerry Run Summer Theater, W.Va. 20, just over a mile north of Holly State Park, Webster County. 304-493-6574.
THE SPINNEY BROTHERS: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.
RITCHY COLLINS THREE-O: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
THE EXILES: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $10. Marmet Recreation Center. 8505 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-949-9692.
WEST VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 8 p.m. Tickets for adults start at $12; tickets for students and children start at $6. Featuring organist Peter Dubois. Includes Bartok's "The Miraculous Mandarin Suite" and more. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
"A DELICATE BALANCE": 8 p.m. Adults $15. Seniors and students $10. Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy by Edward Albee detailing the seemingly peaceful, upper-middle-class life of Agnes and Tobias that's disrupted one night. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St. Call 304-721-8896.
"ANYTHING GOES": 7:30 p.m. Adults $10. Students and seniors $8. Capital High School Performing Arts Center. Call 304-348-6500, ext. 156.
"EVITA": 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Tony Award-winning musical about Eva Peron. Presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287.
"NO PLACE LIKE NOWHERE": 7:30 p.m. Adults $6, students $4. Comedy about brothers attempting to put on a two-man production of "Romeo and Juliet" in Nowhere, Nevada. Charleston Catholic High School Drama Troupe. Charleston Catholic High School Commons, 1033 Virginia. St. E. Call 304-342-8415.
MIMI GONZALEZ and SID DAVIS: 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.
"CROWNS": 6:30 p.m. 110 Marshall artspace, 110 Marshall Ave., Beckley. A gospel music dinner theater. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 for couples and $7.50 for children under 12. Reservations required. Call 304-222-2536 or email email@example.com.
"QUILTERS": 7:30 p.m. Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg. Musical by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek. Musical explores the history of women on the frontier. Tickets are $24 for adults, $21 for seniors and $18 for students and children. Call the GVT box office at 304-645-3838.
DANCE: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.
SUSAN G. KOMEN RACE FOR THE CURE: 7 a.m. Capitol grounds. Visit tents and listen to music, sample goodies and more. The race starts at 9 a.m. and continues down the Kanawha Boulevard. Participation costs $30 for timed runners, $20 for untimed walk/race, $15 for students and 18 and under, and Sleep In (virtual participation) is $25. Visit www.komenwv.org.
ROLLER DERBY: Chemical Valley Rollergirls vs. Uncivil Warriors of the River City Rollergirls of Richmond, Va. 4 p.m. Advance adult tickets $10, at the door $12. Youth 12 and under $5. Children under 2 free. Charleston Civic Center. Call 800-745-3000.
COMIC BOOK DAY: Noon. Lost Legion, 600 D St., South Charleston. Day includes special sales, board game demonstrations, appearances by Danny Boyd and Jason Pell, who will be signing copies of their latest works, and a costume contest. Call 304-205-7919.
BARK FOR LIFE OF PUTNAM COUNTY: 9 a.m. to noon. Hurricane Valley Park's Dog Park and Trails. Doggie contests, prizes, raffles, music, food and more. Dr. Clara Mason will have her mobile vet clinic onsite providing discounted rabies and other vaccines. Call Tambra at 716-445-5715 or Shawn at 304-415-8451.
ANTIQUE GAS ENGINE SHOW: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. West Virginia State Farm Museum grounds, just north of Point Pleasant. The show will also feature a sawmill demonstration and musical performances. The museum's country store and country kitchen will both be open throughout the event. Call the office at 304-675-5737, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., weekdays or visit www.wvagriculture.org/news_releases/2013/5-1-13.html.
RAKE THE LAKE SPRING CLEANUP: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sutton Lake. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their boats to help with the cleanup. Bags, gloves, grabbers and other supplies will be provided. At the end of the day, local businesses will sponsor a cookout at Sutton Lake Marina to thank those who participated. First 200 participants will also receive a T-shirt. Hosted by the Corps of Engineers at Sutton Lake, state Department of Environmental Protection, Sutton Lake Marina and Braxton Citizens' News. Contact Sutton Lake Project office at 304-765-2816 or e-mail SuttonLake@usace.army.mil to register.
CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY BENEFIT: Whirlwind Storage, 100 Self Storage Drive, Hurricane. A community garage/yard sale will benefit the Society. Children's Home Society of West Virginia and foster parents will sell donated items and have a bake sale. Multiple families will be selling; food, antiques and arts and crafts will be for sale. Call Carlie at 304-397-5445.