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Things to do Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013

By Staff reports

Music

JEFFREY THOMASSON: 7 p.m. Free. Jazzy fingerstyle guitar. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

THE BANDWAGON: 7 p.m. Adults $5, children under 12 $3, children under 3 free. Bluegrass. Jerry Run Summer Theater, W.Va. Route 20, just over a mile north of Holly River State Park, Webster County. Call 304-493-6574.

FREDA COOPER AND MOUNTAIN GOLD BAND: 7 p.m. Adults $8, children $3. Kanawha Valley Jamboree, 8902 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-545-2693.

THE BARTLEY BROTHERS BAND: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.

SPENCER ELLIOT and SEAN RICHARDSON: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.

Stage/theater

"CHICAGO": 7:30 p.m., Civic Center Little Theater. Presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild. Tickets $20. For more information, call 304-343-2287 or visit www.charlestonlightoperaguild.org.

"AVENUE Q": 8 p.m. Adults $17, students $14. Not recommended for patrons under 17. Comedic musical incorporating puppets and adult themes. Actors Guild of Parkersburg, 724 Market St., Parkersburg. Call 304-485-1300.

"BOXES 15": 8 p.m. Adults $10, students and seniors $6. Fifteenth annual summer monologue show. Contemporary Youth Arts Company. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522.

Dance

DANCE: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.

Kids

PIRATES AND PRINCESSES PLAY PATCH PARTY: 11 a.m. Free. Play Patch, Charleston Town Center Mall. Call 304-345-9526.

Fairs/festivals

MULTIFEST: 1 p.m. Capitol grounds. Free. Events: 1 p.m., Comparsa (Latin and world beat); 2 p.m., Combo Latino (Latin); 3 p.m., Snake & The Pot (percussion and belly dancing); 3:30 p.m., Mid-Court Cultural, Mark Davis Percussion City, Special Cheerleader Team; 6 p.m., Thump Daddy (funk/R&B/soul); 7 p.m., City Heat (soul/Motown/funk); 8 p.m., Stratus (R&B/classic/Motown/jazz); 9 p.m., Multifest board presentation; and 10 p.m., Sheila E. (R&B/pop/funk).

BRAXTON COUNTY FAIR: Gates open at 8 a.m., Holly Gray Park, Airport Road, Sutton. Admission $14. Street class and four-wheel-drive mud bog at 11 a.m.; Ash Bowers at 7:30 p.m.; Daryle Singletary, Mark and Willis and Andy Griggs at 9:30 p.m. Also featured: arts and crafts, tractor pull, car/truck/motorcycle show, fireworks.

FESTIVAL OF GLASS: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Blenko Glass Co. visitors center, 9 Bill Blenko Drive, Milton. Each customer will receive a free commemorative medallion, while supplies last. There will be a wide variety of classes offered. Signing events with President Walter Blenko Jr. and Vice President Andy Blenko. Limited-edition pieces for sale, limit one per person of each style. Glassblowing demonstrations from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., guided tours each day at 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 2 p.m. Call 304-743-9081 or visit www.blenko.com.

Etc.

HEART OF APPALACHIA ROLLER DERBY vs. GREENBRIER ROLLER VIXENS: 6 to 9 p.m. West Virginia National Guard Armory, Coonskin Park. Advance adult tickets $10, at the door $12; advance children tickets $5, at the door $6. Benefit for West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence Empowerment Fund. Call 304-206-8108.

PUTNAM FARMERS MARKET KIDS DAY: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Putnam Farmers Market, Hurricane. Large variety of produce, baked goods, jewelry and eggs for sale. Hand-washing interaction at 11:30 a.m., sack race at noon. West Virginia State University book reading and cooking demo at 12:20 p.m. Cakewalk at 12:45 p.m. and water balloon toss at 1 p.m. Live entertainment.


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