RIBFEST: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., across from Dow Chemical 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. Pulled pork or barbecue chicken wing eating contests start at 2 p.m. Carnival rides, world's tallest pinball machine, clowns painting faces, animal balloon-making will be featured. Call 304-444-2921 or visit www.charlestonwvribfest.com.
CULTUREFEST: 9 a.m. (activities) 11:30 a.m. (music). Admission: $12. Passes for children 5 and under free. Music by Aimee Wilson, Tim and Maggie, Option 22 and others. Appalachian Folk Life Center, Pipestem. Call 304-425-6425.
EtcKANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: Kanawha State Forest, CCC Snipe Trail. Meet at 12:30 p.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. Regroup at the swimming pool parking lot. KTC will join the Highlands Conservancy program. A historic hike up CCC trail will follow on a moderate trail.