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Things to do Sunday, June 30, 2013 (includes FestivALL)

FESTIVALL

Art

"JOIN THE PARTY: CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF MOUNTAIN STAGE": Show memorabilia, glimpses of backstage moments and artwork created by state artists in celebration of the show's 30th anniversary will be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Good News Mountaineer Garage Gallery, 221 1/2 Hale St. 

MUSICAL EASELS: For 30-minutes, artists paint the landscape while rotating easels in sync with live music. 12:30 p.m. at the Lee Street Triangle.

CAPITOL STREET ART FAIR: Nearly 80 artists, almost all from West Virginia, will display their fine arts and crafts on Capitol Street from Quarrier Street to Washington Street East. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A list of vendors is available on the FestivALL website.

Dance

CLAY CENTER DANCE TROUPES: The Clay Center's Intermezzo Cafe will host two dance performances. First, the Capital High Dance Company performs a program of varied dance styles from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Second, 8 Nations Hip Hop Group from Lee's Studio of Dance performs from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

Music

BOBBY HORTON, FOOTMAD FestivALL: 3:30 p.m., Free, but tickets come on first-come, first-served basis. Scottish Rite Temple, 406 Capitol St. Features demonstrations by local re-enacters from the West Virginia Military Academy and the Lizzie Cabell Finishing School. Horton performs at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at Taylor Books. Visit www.bobbyhorton.com or www.festivallcharleston.com.

APPALACHIAN POWER STAGE: Music and dance at Davis Park. Bare Bones, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (a cappella); Mark Bates, noon and 3 p.m. (acoustic/piano folk pop); John Inghram & Friends, 1 and 4 p.m. (jazz).

CAPITOL MARKET STAGE: Traditional/old-time music at Capitol Market. Acts: Robert Shafer and Robin Kessinger, noon and 2 p.m.; Greg and Tish Westman, 1 p.m. 

MOONAGE DAYDREAM": Mark Scarpelli will lead a seven-piece string quartet and piano concert of David Bowie music from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Charleston Town Center's Center Court.

WEST VIRGINIA YOUTH SYMPHONY: At 3 p.m. , the group presents George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" with Slovakian guest artist Adam Stranavsky in the Clay Center lobby. Stranavsky also will perform solo works, and the orchestra will play highlights from its past season. Adult tickets are $10 at the door. Children are admitted free. 

Family

DIZZY DOC'S AMAZING BALLOON SCULPTURE: Dizzy Doc and his crew will be building their giant sculpture in Charleston Town Center's Center Court. They'll be working from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

RECOVERY SPORTS GRILL STAGE: Family-friendly entertainment in front of the library, 123 Capitol St. Will Manahan, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. (lap dulcimer); Mutts Gone Nuts, noon and 3 p.m.; Jonathan Burns, 1 p.m.; Glen Singer, 2 p.m.

BB&T STAGE: Family-friendly entertainment in front of Taylor Books. The Company Stores, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (folk/blues); Glen Singer, noon; Moon Goddess Poetry, 12:45, 1:45 and 3:45 p.m.; Jenna Brooke Swanson, 1 and 3 p.m.; Jozef Mak, 2 p.m.; Jonathan Burns, 4 p.m.

CHILDREN'S ART FAIR: This fair runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Capitol Street between Virginia and Quarrier streets. It includes games, children's activities, make-and-take crafts, a photo booth and a youth art sale. 

Etc.

HORSE AND WAGON RIDES: From 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 or $20 for a private couples ride. 

HISTORIC HOUSES OF WORSHIP TOUR: Take in the architecture and art, as well as a musical program, at four local churches. Schedule: Calvary Baptist, 1 p.m.; Bream Memorial Presbyterian, 2 p.m.; Emmanuel Baptist, 3 p.m. and St. Anthony Catholic, 4 p.m.

COMMUNITY JAZZ WORSHIP: The Rev. Kay Albright of Bridges of Grace United Church of Christ will lead this service from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1423 Lee St. E. The Charleston Area Gay Men's Chorale will sing, and children's church also will be available.

"FISHBOWL: POETIC RUMINATIONS FROM A SMALL TOWN: This third annual poetry revival hosted by Crystal Good and Keeley Steele runs 3 to 6 p.m. at Bluegrass Kitchen.

EAST END GARDEN SHOWCASE: More than 30 area 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.

OTHER THINGS

Music

 "MOUNTAIN STAGE": 7 p.m. Advance tickets $15, at the door $25. Guests include Jason Isbell, Stephen Kellogg and Lora Faye. Culture Center Theater. Call 1-800-549-TIXX.

SAXOPHONE, FLUTE AND TABLA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets $15, at the door $20. Indian Classical music. India Center, 800 Green Road. Call 304-255-0293.

Stage/theater

 "THE PRINCESS OF ROME, OHIO": 2 p.m. Adults $15, students and seniors $10. Comedy by West Virginia native Jonathan Joy about love lost and found on a front porch in Rome, Ohio. Show contains some adult language. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.

 "SING DOWN THE MOON: APPALACHIAN TALES OF WONDER": 2 p.m. Adults $16, students and children $10. Musical weaving original tunes with six traditional tales of mountain lore and wisdom. Presented by Kanawha Players. KP Theater, 309 Beauregard St. Call 304-343-7529 or visit www.kanawhaplayers.org.

Fairs/festivals

ST. ALBANS RIVERFEST: St. Albans Roadside Park. There will be live music, including the Riverfest Idol competition. Other activities include a car show, parade, river cruises, kids' games and fireworks. Visit www.saintalbansriverfest.com.

Film

 "ANGEL'S PERCH": 1 p.m. Tickets $10. Indie film about a family's struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Shot almost entirely in West Virginia. Stars Joyce Van Patten, J.T. Arbogast, Ally Walker, Ashley Jones and others. Marquee Cinemas. 800-838-3006.

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GLENWOOD MEMORIES/HISTORIES: Presentations begin at 1 p.m., Glenwood Estate on the West Side. Features several speakers on the histories of the estate. The Glenwood Project is funded by the West Virginia Humanities Council in partnership with Marshall University.

KANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: Little Creek Park. Meet at 1:30 p.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. Regroup at the parking area 2. The hike is about 4 miles on a moderate trail with some tricky footing and no creek crossings. Leader will be Kathy Hastings.


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