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Weekend Update for Oct 16-19

New Movies:  FURY ® THE BOOK OF LIFE (PG) THE BEST OF ME (PG-13)

THE BOOK THIEF (PG-13) ADDICTED ®

At the Clay Center: “Ring of Fire” &  “Journey into Amazing Caves”

The Documentary “Including Samuel” and panel discussion Thursday from 3 pm-5 pm room 134 of the Wilson University Union at West Virginia State University.  FREE and open to the public….the film was shot over 4 years and tells the story of filmmaker Dan Habib and his son Samuel, who has cerebral palsy and the family’s efforts to include him in their lives.

The Corn Maze/Zip line is open in Milton.  www.cooperfamilyfarms.net

Thursday in Downtown Charleston “Art Walk” from 5-8 pm at various Downtown locations. www.CharlestonArtWalk.org

Friday  starting at 6:30 pm “Haunted Trail at Coonskin Park”  $10 admission….brought to you by the Dead Screamers Group.    

Thursday evening starting at 7 pm at the University of Charleston’s Auditorium Phillp Zea—an expert on Appalachian furniture and antique furniture will speak.  FREE and open to the public.

Friday at the Roosevelt Center pulled Pork BBQ meal Sale….from 10:30 am- 1 pm at the corner of Ruffner and Jackson Streets on the east end.   Lunch includes a large Pulled Pork BBQ sandwich, slaw and chips. $6 per meal.  To place an order call 304 348 64-70

Friday  starting at 6:30 pm “Haunted Trail at Coonskin Park”  $10 admission….brought to you by the Dead Screamers Group.   

Scareview Grave Schoul is now open in St. Albans—Friday and Saturday evenings starting at dusk $10 take a canned food or non-perishable food item for a $2 discount.

Riverside High School Haunted Prison experience starts Friday Oct 17th at 9 pm following the Princeton Football game behind the school near the softball field.  Also October 18th and 25th from 7 pm- midnight. Concessions available..by RHS Softball. Admission is $7 or $5 if you show your football ticket stub.

Thursday from 6-10 pm at the Recovery Sports Grill a “Dining to Donate” with 15 % of your purchase donated to Dog Bless…a dog rescue and Foster organization.

Friday at Unity of Kanawha Valley is karaoke Night starting at 7 pm. Admission is $2 (804 Myrtle Road)

Sat  Harvest Fest from 10 am-2 pm in Belle.  Games, crafts, inflatable’s, drinks, hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy, and more….everything is FREE at 100 west main Street…sponsored by Truth Baptist Church.

Saturday from 10 am- 5 pm Waybrights’ Rose City Bake sale at the Kanawha City K-mart to support the Alzheimer’s Association.  www.alz.org

Saturday the heart of Appalachia Roller Derby hosts the Ohio roller girls Gang Green of Columbus OH at the WV National Guard Armory on Coonskin Drive. Doors open at 6 pm and action starts at 7 pm.  Tickets are available at HARDcsORG.borwnpapertickets.com  for $10 adults/$5 children or at the door for $12 and $6. Also a Best Bark and Best Meow contest for children age 12 and under at halftime.

Sat the Sissonville Touch of Class Show Choir presents their 1rst Annual Cornhole classic starting at 10 am at Sissonville High School.   Paris are $40 to register and singles at $25.  A Raffle for the cornhole Board.  Concessions and Prizes. For registrations or questions call 304 561 7249.  Shawnvance20003@yahoo.com or sdcarter@mail.kana.k12.wv.us

Sat from 11 am- 3 pm join B. A. R. C (Boone Animal rescue Coalition) at Byrnside hardware in Danville for an “Adoption Event & Fundraiser” also a hot dog sale.

Sat. at 6:30 pm at the House of Hounds in Nitro the “Annual Pet Parade & Open House, Pet Costume Contest, bobbing for wieners, kissing booth, pet psychic, pet parade, prizes & food.

Sat a Benefit for Parkinson’s Disease Research “Keep Calm and Shake your Pants Off”…an evening of Improv and Awareness at the Clay Centers Walker Theater at 7 pm with the NO PANTS PLAYERS. Tickets available at  WWW.NOPANTSPLAYERS.COM $25 For Adults  $20 for those under the age of 18.  Cash Bar—meet and greet. www.manahangroup.com

Sunday the Kanawha Trail Club will hike at KING SHOALS (carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from the post office.) Hike is approximately 5 miles.…

Sunday the West Virginia Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation will host a FREE open house from noon- 4 pm at the Charleston Town Center Marriott.  They’ll have educational sessions, lunch, live music, industry displays and crafts for children.  This open house will give people a chance to connect with other individuals and families who have bleeding disorders.

Sunday a “Heath’s Heroes Fall benefit” to help support the fight against childhood cancer…from 1-4 pm at 1200 Bigley Ave (Corners of Bigley and Spring Streets.) costumes are welcome, face painting, balloon twisting, pumpkin decorating, magic show, music and dancing, spirits and snacks, trick or treat candy bar.  100 % percent of ticket sales and donations will remain in WV. Recipients include Heath Bowen and a local WV Pediatric Oncology Charity.  Tickets are $25 for ages 16 and older, $5 for children age 4-15 and FREE for children age 3 and under.    

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

South Charleston’s Chamber will host the 4th Annual boo Bash Oct 25th from 7-11 pm at the Holiday Inn/Suites in South Charleston.   Food, drinks, music, silent auction, psychic readings, photo booth, tickets are $40 in advance.  www.southcharlestonchamber.org

The Jackson County Junior Fair equine Committee will host their 6th annual Haunted Trail and Not so spooky Wagon rides Oct 34/35 from 8-11 at the Jackson County Fair grounds in Cottageville. Haunted trail $5 (Not recommended for young children) Wagon Rides are $3 per person. Concessions and Face painting. www.jcfhauntedtrail.com or call 304 273 9930

Haunted Cemetery Tour Fri Oct 24th, Sat Oct 25, and Fri Oct 31 from 7:30 pm-11 pm. Admission /Parking at the Poca Town Gazebo. Hayride to Haunted Cemetery. Refreshments available. Presented by Poca High School visual Volume Show choir. 

Thursday Oct 23 the US Postal Service will  hold their annual Breast Cancer Awareness event from 3:30-5:30 at the Main Charleston Post office 1002 Lee Street . 

Nov 1 from 4-7 pm. the Third Annual Thanksgiving Feast to benefit the Sissonville Multipurpose Community Center cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-10, FREE for children 4 and under. For information call 304 984 11 64

Virginia’s American Shakespeare Center brings HAMLET to Charleston on Friday Oct 24th as part of FestivALL Fall at the Scottish rite Temple -406 Capitol Street. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Hamlet is the tale of a troubled prince with ghosts, murder and revenge in the mix along with comedy.  Purchase advance tickets at Taylor books.

Oct 25th an arts and Crafts Fair and CORNHOLE Tournament at Riverside High school from 9 am-3 pm. Admission is $1. Concessions available to register send an email to annettedearth@suddenlink.net