Weekend Update

The Weekend Update for Sept 21, 22, 23, 24

Movies: Expend4bles ® I Can (PG)

FLORALEE HARK COHEN CINEMA: Jules, Dreamin’ Wild, Old Boy

Thursday Sept 21- Saturday Sept 23 Homecoming at WV State University in Institute.   Including the Hall of fame induction Brunch Saturday and fireworks after the football game against Glenville State. At Lakin-Ray Field. http://connect.wvstateu.edu/homecoming23

Thursday Sept 21 Art Walk in Charleston 5-7 pm

Thursday Sept 21 “Art After Dark” at the Clay Center from 7-9 pm in conjunction with the September Charleston Art Walk. Activities include a take-home craft with the WV State University art club, MONA and music with the Marshall University Scott Bane Trio.  Parking FREE in the clay Center log starting at 5 pm

Friday Sept 22 the Baby Love Pantry is open at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church 10:30 am-Noon at 5320 Frontier Drive

Fri Sept 22 a Blood Drive noon-5 pm at the Holiday Inn Express Civic Center. www.redcrossblood.org

Friday Sept 22 in St. Alban’s Branch Library a used book sale and fundraiser from 1-5 pm

Friday Sept 22 in Belle a Country Music Dance featuring the Mark IV Band starting at 7 pm at the Gym on 11th Street in Belle.

Friday Sept 22 at the Elk River Community Center Friday Night Jam starting at 7 pm with Ruff Cut Country. Admission is $5

Friday Sept 22, Sat Sept 23 and Sunday Sept 24 and NEXT weekend at the Elk city Playhouse the Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents “Dinerland” tickets and information at www.cyaccharleston.com

Friday Sept 22 is FREE movie Night with the St. Albans Parks and Rec Department “The super Mario Bros Movie “at dusk at Roadside Park. Bring a chair or blanket for seating

Starting Friday Sept 22 it’s UC Homecoming/Family Weekend www.ucwv.edu

Sat. Sept 23 the KC Village Yard Sale from 8 am-2 pm throughout Kanawha City. A list of addresses and items is posted at www.kanawhacity.org

Sat Sept 23 the Wine Cellar Classic…. 49th annual 10 K and 5 K races start at 8 am at 110 Dutch Hollow, Wine Cellar Park in Dunbar. Register early at Dunbar Rec Center or on line at www.tristateracer.com

Sat Sept 23 in Nitro at the West Sattes Community Center a FREE Yoga Class from 9 am-10 am.

Sat Sept 23 the Drew’s Day 5 K….16th Annual run, walk and Stroll starts at 8 am at 51 Sixth St. in St. Albans.  More information at www.sb-coalition.org/drewsday

Sept 22, 23, 24, Sept 29, 30, Oct 1 Mountain Roots Theatre in Belle presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Belle (2700 E Dupont Ave) www.mountinrootstheatre.org

Sept 24-27 at Cathedral of Prayer Church a Revival nightly starting at 7 pm with Rev. Mike Holcomb from North Carolina….the former base singer for the Inspirations for over 40 years. Everyone is welcome to attend at 2326 Pennsylvania Ave in Charleston near Bigley auto.

Tuesday Sept 26th the 76th Annual Kanawha County Gazette-Mail Majorette and Band Festival at UC Stadium at Laidley Field.  Performances by all 8 of Kanawha County’s high school bands and the Marshall University marching Thunder band. Tickets available at the event and Gorby’s in South Charleston.

Sat Sept 30 the Down Syndrome “Buddy Walk” at the State Capitol Complex 10 am-2 pm. visit www.ds-stride.org/dsnwvbuddywalk

Sat Sept the South Charleston Women’s club will have a Drive Thru to donate Canned Food to the Hart & Hand Food Pantry. Donors get FREE popcorn. 10 am-3 pm at 214 D Street in South Charleston

Sat Sept 30 the Rand Community Center VENDOR SALE. 10 am-4 pm. vendors include Glittered Skull, Sew Country, Whimsical Whatnots, Simplefolk Treasures, PRA Designs, Heather Yeager Soaps, Getting Piggy with it 304, Sugar Shenanigans,LLC, Baked with Love & JBeauty. 5701 Church Drive, Charleston WV 25306

Sat Sept 30 the FOOTMAD season starts at the Capitol Theater with Gaelic, fiddle and accordion tunes by Cassie and Maggie McDonald from Nova Scotia. www.FOOTMAD.org

Sat Oct 7 the Tyler Mountain volunteer Fire Department is hosting at fir Prevention 5 K Fun Run starting at 8am Community members are encouraged to participate and join the firefighters who will be wearing their bunker gear. Registration is $30 an includes a race t-shirt. Deadline is September 24 to register and get a shirt.  www.tmvfd.com

Sat Oct 7 in Clendenin “Chili’n on the Elk. A Craft Beer and wine Festival and chili cook off benefitting the Elk River Trail Foundation. www.chilinonelk.com

Sat Oct 7 the Fall Y’all Festival in St. Albans with a chili Cook-Off and vendors. Sampling tickets cost $1 or 12 tickets for $10. To register to cook chili visit www.fallyallchilcookoff.com/register.  Musical entertainments with The Company Stores, Qiet and Marcus Oglesby

Sat Oct 14 in PRATT a Fall Festival starting at 10 am with a parade. The event is 10 am-6 pm with LIVE entertainment a corn hole contest, selfie station, Vendors, inflatable’s, a petting zoo and magician, face painting and balloon animals. The annual Paint Cree Bike Ride details are on FACEBOOK

October 14-15 at Go Mart Park the Salango Law “Down & Dirty Music Festival” with David Nail, John Langston, Love and Theft, Jameson Rodgers www.downanddirtymusicfestival.com

Sat Oct 21 Riverside High School Band will have their first ever band competition “Riverside Revue” starting at 11 am at the School, 1 Warrior Way in Belle, WV

October 21 at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center the WV Book Festival. www.wvbookfestival.org

Oct 21 & 22 a FREE 2 day clinic offering free quality dental, vision and medical care to those in need at Bible Center School at 1111 Oakhurst Drive in Charleston. Sponsored by RAM-Remote Area Medical and WV Health Right. Services are provided on a first come, first served basis. The patient parking lot is open no later than 11:59 pm o Fri Oct 20 and clinic doors open at 6 am. For information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit www.ramusa.org or call 865 579 1530

Check out Pipestem Peaks Zipline Tours—new this Season, the Pipestem adventure Zone and Adventure Lake. www.wvStateParks.com  www.pipestemadventures.com