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Clay Center holds free fun day Sunday
Clay Center courtesy photo
Clay Center holds free fun day Sunday

The Clay Center’s annual Summer Fun Day runs noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. The event not only gives free admission to the center’s galleries, giant screen film and planetarium show, but it also has live entertainment and hands-on activities.

FestivALL events: June 19-25, 2014
FestivALL events: June 19-25, 2014

FestivALL officially kicks off its 10th year Friday, though some events begin today. Between now and Wednesday there are 47 events to choose from around Charleston — and there are still three days to go after that!

All activities are...

A&E events: June 19-25, 2014

THURSDAY, 6.19

*Music*

THE DREAD PIRATE, ROBERTS: 7 p.m. Free. Loungegrass. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

JD WILKES AND THE DIRT DAUBERS: 10 p.m. Cover $10. Rockabilly. The Empty Glass, 410...

The running of the dogs
The running of the dogs

The popular FestivALL West Side Wiener Dog Race kicks off its eighth annual event at 10 a.m. Saturday on the lawn of Stonewall Jackson Middle School, 812 Park Ave. That’s when registration and live music start and the vendors, info booths,...

In Short: June 19-25, 2014

‘Hillbilly Squares’ contestants

In addition to the “West Virginia Squares” FestivALL events Monday and Tuesday at the Clay Center, the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will host an adults-only, after-hours edition...

Review: "An Enemy of the People" seeks to unite friends

By now, the memories of the immediate aftermath of the January 9 chemical spill into the Elk River are well on their way to fading.

It's June. While the grocery stores are still doing a brisk business with jugs of distilled water, most...

Fundraisers planned this week and next to save Kanawha Players Theater
Fundraisers planned this week and next to save Kanawha Players Theater

It was only five years ago when the Kanawha Players last found themselves in dire straits.

Kanawha Players president Ginger Workman said, "I've been with the Kanawha Players for about six years, and it's always been an ongoing struggle to keep...

Annual biker bash kicks off Thursday
Annual biker bash kicks off Thursday

The Capitol City Biker Bash roars onto Kanawha Boulevard starting at 6 p.m. Thursday. This third annual free event, which runs through Saturday, features a bike show, various motorcycle rides and the West Virginia State Cornhole Tournament. There are...

Hot Rod tour: In it for the long haul
Hot Rod tour: In it for the long haul

A few years ago, Frank Bostic, of Charleston, was sitting around with some buddies when the talk turned to “bucket lists,” those once-in-a-lifetime things people dream of doing before they die.

“And on that bucket list was...

Great American Petting Zoo makes annual W.Va. stops
Great American Petting Zoo makes annual W.Va. stops

Goats are among the many animals you can see when the 23rd Annual Great American Petting Zoo stops in the area beginning Friday. Also on the list of animals you can cuddle, pet and feed are llamas, wallabies, African pygmy goats, exotic sheep,...

Mothers Nature helps kick off Special Olympics W.Va. on Friday
Mothers Nature helps kick off Special Olympics W.Va. on Friday

Lola Spencer doesn’t really know for sure why Special Olympics West Virginia keeps requesting her to help with its opening ceremonies at Live on the Levee, but she’s glad they do.

“I guess they like me,” she said....

In Short: June 5-11, 2014

Movie night

Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road, will have a free screening of the Oscar-nominated Denzel Washington film “Flight” at 6 p.m. Friday. The movie is rated R for drug and alcohol abuse, language, sexuality/nudity...

Gail Simone, Mick Foley top guest list at Huntington’s TriCon
Gail Simone, Mick Foley top guest list at Huntington’s TriCon

On Saturday, West Virginia’s TriCon comic book convention returns to the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington. James Maddox, one of the convention’s co-creators, promised a bigger convention with more guests, more vendors and more...

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