THE PAINT DANCE: Artistic duo The Snake and the Pot mix music, art and dance in this performance from 11 a.m. to noon at the Lee Street Triangle. Duane Swanson III will drum while Amanda Jane Miller belly-dances in paint on canvas to create a work of art.
DANCE IN DAVIS PARK: The theme is "The Princess and Her Ponies." Carli Mareneck, of Lewisburg's Trillium Performing Arts Collective, wrote, choreographed and will narrate the piece inspired by the artwork of Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky. Performances are 1 to 1:30 and 5 to 5:30 p.m.
CHILDREN'S ART FAIR AND LIBRARY STREET FAIR: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Capitol Street between Virginia and Quarrier streets. Games, children's activities, make-and-take crafts, a photo booth and a youth art sale, and a children's songwriting workshop at 1:30 p.m. with Todd Burge and Ron Sowell.
RECOVERY SPORTS GRILL STAGE: Family-friendly entertainment in front of the library, 123 Capitol St. Katzendrummerz, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (drumming); Todd Burge and Ron Sowell, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. (kids songs); Mutts Gone Nuts, noon and 3 p.m. (dog tricks); Jonathan Burns, 1 p.m. (contortionist comedy); Glen Singer, 2 p.m. (mime/clown).
BB&T STAGE: Family-friendly entertainment in front of Taylor Books. Jenny Allinder & Jim Mullins, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (old-time music); Glen Singer, noon; Moon Goddess Poetry, 12:45, 1:45 and 3:45 p.m. (spoken word); Jenna Brooke Swanson, 1 and 4 p.m. (belly dance); Jozef Mak, 2 p.m. (Slovic music); Jonathan Burns, 3 p.m. Bobby Altman, 5 p.m. (acoustic blues).
DIZZY DOC'S AMAZING BALLOON SCULPTURE: Dizzy Doc and his crew will be building their giant sculpture in Charleston Town Center Mall Center Court. They'll be working from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
KANAWHA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER USED BOOK SALE: The library's annual summer sale will take place on the third floor of the library on Capitol Street from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
"BIGGEST LOSER RUN/WALK 5K/10K RACE: Race begins at 9 a.m. for the 5K/10K at Haddad Riverfront Park. The event also includes a kid's one-mile race for ages 4-12 hosted by the Kids Fitness Foundation. A post-race concert featuring former "Biggest Loser" contestant and Nashville recording artist Dan Evans will be featured. For more information, visit www.biggestloser.com/RunWalk.
RIVER QUEEN CRUISES: 90-minute cruises on the Kanawha River embark from Haddad Riverfront Park. Noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m. Tickets are $19 for adults, $18 for seniors, $11 for ages 4-11 and free for ages 3 and under.
EAST END GARDEN SHOWCASE: More than 30 local gardens are featured in this self-guided walking tour from dawn to dusk. Get a tour brochure at Zegeer Hardware, Contemporary Galleries or Bluegrass Kitchen.
WRITE HERE! WRITE NOW!: Stop by Taylor Books between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and add a line to an ongoing poem or short story started by the West Virginia Writers. At the end of the day, completed works will be published at www.wvwriters.org.
EAST END BAZAAR COUNTRY ROADS COOK-OFF: Amateur chef competition encourages cooking using local foods. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Samples cost $2 to $4. The bazaar is on Washington Street East at Ruffner Avenue.
HORSE AND WAGON RIDES: Noon to 4 p.m. Horses from Rocky Point Farm in Kenna will take riders in a loop from the corner of Quarrier and Capitol streets. Availability is subject to weather. Tickets are $5; $20 for a private couples ride.
ROLLER DERBY: It's Charleston's Chemical Valley Rollergirls versus the Star City Rollergirls of Roanoke, Va., in a match that starts at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center's South Hall. Adult tickets are $10 in advance through Ticketmaster or $12 at the door. Tickets for children ages 2-12 are $5; children 2 and under admitted free.
RIVER TAXI: The River Queen will run taxi service between Haddad Riverfront Park and the University of Charleston for Wine & All That Jazz. Those departing at UC must have or be willing to purchase a ticket to the event. Tickets are $3 for adults and free for children ages 12 and under when accompanied by a paying adult. Leaves UC at 4:45, 6:15, 7:45, 9:15 and 10:30 p.m.