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Things to do Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

By Staff reports


THE AQUAPOCALYPSE SERVICE INDUSTRY FUNDRAISER: 7 p.m. Adults $10, children $5. Fundraiser to benefit United Way Emergency Fund. Music by Michael Ari Pushkin and No Pretty Pictures, The Diablo Blues Band, Brandi Good and the Seventh Sun, Arise in Me; artwork by Jeff Pierson, Rebecca Anne Recco, Jake Fertig, Shelly Barker, Heidi Richardson Evans, Adam Eldridge, David Stephenson, Curiosities by Adrienne, Mary Almond, Ian Bode and Amber Indigo. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-550-4405 or 304-549-9850.

SPENCER ELLIOTT and SEAN SYDNOR: 7 p.m. Free. Acrobatic acoustic guitar. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

ROBIN KESSINGER: 8 p.m. Adults $20, seniors $15, students $10, children under 13 free. 2014 FOOTbridge Award show with special appearances by Claire Walker, Jackson Hall, Adam Hager, Matt Lindsey, Joe Adkins and others. Sponsored by FOOTMAD. Culture Center Theater. Call 304-415-4668.

THE HICKS BROTHERS BAND: 7 p.m. Adults $8, children $3. Country. Kanawha Valley Jamboree, 8902 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-545-2693.

DON GIBSON AND THE VELVETONES: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-949-9692.

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

WEST VIRGINIA SYMPHONY: 8 p.m. Tickets $27.50, $40.50, $56.50, $68.50. Guest soloist Valentina Lisitsa has canceled her appearance due to illness. The WVSO will perform Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73, by Brahms and Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39, by Sibelius. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit

PRINCETON WINTER JAM: 7 p.m. Chuck Mathena Center, Princeton, The concert, co-presented by the Princeton Renaissance Project, features local favorites Option 22, Jonathan Buckner & Chosen Road and The Furrows. Tickets $10. A portion of ticket sales goes toward the revitalization of downtown Princeton. Call 304-425-5128 or visit


"GODSPELL": 7:30 p.m. Tickets $44 to $60. WVU Creative Arts Center, Morgantown. Call 800-745-3000.

MARK KLEIN: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit

"LOMBARDI": 8 p.m., Actors Guild of Parkersburg theater, 724 Market St., Parkersburg. The play takes place during one week in 1965, as the famed head coach of the Green Bay Packers tries to lead his team to the NFL championship. It's based on the book "When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi," by David Maraniss. Tickets $14 for adults, $12 for seniors and students. Call 304-485-1300 or visit


PRINCESS AND HERO PLAY PATCH PARTY: 11 a.m. Free. Children encouraged to come dressed as their favorite princess or hero. Activity stations, games and more. Play Patch, Charleston Town Center Mall. Call 304-345-9526.

Open mic

OPEN MIC: 9 p.m. Free. Hosted by Jarod Mallory and The Cross County Pickers. Crumbpecker's Bar, 107 W. Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-727-7200.


WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Adults $8, seniors $6, children $5, age 6 and under free. Charleston Civic Center. Visit

PRO WRESTLER AUTOGRAPH SIGNING: 2 to 4 p.m. Collectibles Etc., Nitro Market Place. Former World Wrestling Federation superstar Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake will sign autographs, which are $20 each. Call 304-776-0020.

SHIRLEY SCHWEIZER WINTER WALK: 2 p.m. Kanawha State Forest. Meet at the swimming pool area. Naturalist Doug Wood will lead the hike, "Comparing Kanawha State Forest with a Surface Coal Mine." Hot drinks, hot soup and snacks will be available. Participants are urged to dress appropriately for weather conditions, giving special attention to footwear. The Kanawha State Forest Foundation and the Mary Ingles Trail Blazers are sponsoring the free program. Call 304-546-4492 or 304-558-3500.

19TH ANNUAL MONOPOLY TOURNAMENT: 11 a.m. Center Court, Charleston Town Center Mall. Onsite registration begins at 10 a.m. Space is limited. Must be 10 years old or older to participate. There is no registration fee. Bring a calculator.


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