Things to do Friday, May 31, 2013
TOOTHLESS RUTH with RELATIVE OBSCURITY: 6:30 p.m. Free. Rock covers and metal. Haddad Riverfront Park. Call 304-348-1417 or visit www.liveontheleveecharleston.com.
APRES MEMORIAL DAY SONGWRITER STAGE: 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Hosted by Roger Rabalais, with Casey Litz and Jeff Ellis with friends. Daily Cup, 700 Virginia St. E. Call 304-610-5583.
3-WHEEL DRIVE: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.
HIMES and ALLEN: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
TRACY LAWRENCE: 7 p.m. Tickets $23, $28, $53 and $56. Benefit show for Boys and Girls Club. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
DONNA CARTER and SHANE MCCONNAGHY: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
"HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING": 8 p.m. Admission $15. (Dinner available for another $15. Reservations required) Arts Resources for the Tri-State, 900 8th St., Huntington. Call 304-733-2787.
"RACE": 7:30 p.m. Adults $15. Students and seniors $10. David Mamet's provocative play about racial issues. Presented by Charleston Stage Company. WVSU Capitol Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-343-5272 or www.charlestonstagecompany.com.
EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6:30 p.m.) Admission $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-549-0910.
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.
NELSONVILLE MUSIC FESTIVAL: 4 day music festival includes performances by Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine, Mavis Staples and many more. Weekend pass $110. Friday day pass $75. Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Call 740-753-1924.
CLAY ELK RIVER FEST: Various locations throughout Clay. There will be lots of food, cheap booth rental space, music, contests and cash prizes, an Anything That Floats But a Boat contest, Catapult Catfish contest, the John Boat 500 race down Main Street, Hammer Down contest and parade. For more information, visit www.elkriverfest.com. For questions or to register for contests or the parade, call 304-587-4166, 304-587-2949 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.