Things to do today: Friday, Sept. 6
BILL ROSS AND RECYCLE: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.
HOMINY FALLS: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
ST. PAUL AND AUGUSTINE'S GOSPEL CHOIR: Noon, West Virginia State University, P. Ahmed Williams auditorium, second floor of Ferrell Hall. The choir from Washington, D.C. will join in a special First Friday Mass to celebrate the first anniversary of WVSU's Catholic Campus Ministries. Free parking is available in the main lot across from Ferrell Hall. The choir will also sing at 7 p.m. at the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of Sacred Heart, 1114 Virginia St. E. The masses are free to attend, however, there will be a collection taken to assist with covering the expenses of the choir. Call Robert Harrison of WVSU Catholic Campus Ministries at 304-766-3313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PATRICK GARRITY and JIMMY MERRITT: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
"SHREK THE MUSICAL": 8 p.m., Jeslyn Performing Arts Center, 1030 4th Ave., Huntington. The Curtains Up Players will stage the musical. Admission is $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and children under 12. Visit www.curtainsupplayers.org
EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6:30 p.m.) Admission is $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-549-0910.
RIBFEST: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 11 p.m., across from Dow Chemical on MacCorkle Avenue in South Charleston. Admission: $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 6-12 (includes a free carnival ride) and free for children 5 and under. Food and carnival costs are not included in the admission. Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. has free admission and to-go orders are available. Concert: 8 p.m., Southern Draw Band and Last Chance Band at 9 p.m. Carnival rides, world's tallest pinball machine, clowns painting faces and animal balloon-making will be featured. Call 304-444-2921 or visit www.charlestonwvribfest.com.CULTUREFEST: 10 a.m. (morning activities) 3 p.m. (music). Advance weekend pass $30. At the gate $40. Passes for children 12 and under $15. Passes for children 5 and under free. Friday only $15. Music by Drifting Westward, The Gin Mills, William the Accountant and more. Appalachian Folk Life Center, Pipestem. Call 304-425-6425.