Weekend Update

Weekend Update for Oct 21, 22, 23, 24

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New Movie releases: Dune (PG-13) Ron’s Gone Wrong (PG)

Friday starting at 5:30 pm the BridgeValley Community and Technical College’s annual Halloween Family Night at their campus on Union Carbide Drive in South Charleston. Admission is FREE. Activities in clued trunk or treat, carnival games and prizes and a free outdoor showing of “Cruella” at 8 pm.

Friday Saturday and Sunday (Oct 22, 24 25) 8 pm  Fri/Sat 2 pm Sundays  the Alban arts center present Sir Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters –a comic fantasy about 3 witches. Can they save baby, find justice for a ghost, and restore the rightful ruler of their oddball country?  Are magic, a traveling theater and love-smitten court jester enough to foil the plans of a scheming Duchess, a maniacal Duke and an entire army?  Find out. This show is rated (PG) Tickets $17 (OR LIVE STREAM) www.albanartscenter.com

Saturday in Belle a Community Yard Sale from 8 am-2 pm

Saturday at Mr. Tabor United Methodist church in Pinch a vendor/craft sale in the Activities buiding from 10 am-2 pm.   Also a hot dog and bake sale.

Saturday in St. Albans a Drug Takeback event 10am-2 pm at 51 Sixth Ave (Behind the police and fire station.) bring your unused or expired prescription medications for proper disposal.  No needles can be accepted.

Saturday Oct 23 the Cedar Grove volunteer Fire Department is having a hot dog sale from 11 am-5 pm.

Saturday from 11 am-3 pm the Highlawn Baptist Church is having a Fall Festival. Face painting, pumpkin decorating, games and prizes, inflatable’s, hot dogs, cotton candy and more.  304 727 7802

Saturday from 10 am- 4 pm the City of St. Albans is having a RAILS train day adjacent to the train depot with Arts & Crafts, vendors, food trucks and live music. www.MYSAWV.com

Saturday from 10 am- 9 pm the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture and History host the 2021 WV Marching Band Invitational at UC-Laidley field. High school bas from all over the state. Admission is $8 for ages 12 and older.

Saturday Oct 23rd at Haddad riverfront Park the Walk to Fight Suicide registration starts at 9 am the opening Ceremony is at 11 am.  Register at www.afsp.org/charlestonwv The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) the Crisis Text Line is 741741

Guys Night Out starting at 2:30 pm Saturday at Oaks Field in South Charleston to Benefit the YWCA Sojourners shelter. Big Screen TV’s showing the WVU TCU football game, craft beer, wings, BBQ and more. General admission tickets are $75. www.guysnightoutcharleston.com

Saturday Night at Kanawha state Forest a Bat Night Bonfire from 6-8:30 pm. Activities include a discussion with biologist Doug Wood, ids’ bat crafts, bat games and bat cookies, hot chocolate and s’mores. The event is FREE, but donations will be accepted.

Corks and Kegs Beer & Wine Tastings at the Huntington Mall 4-8 pm Saturday Oct 23 http://hdmediallc.com/corksandkegs

Saturday Oct 30 from 8 am-4 pm a Kanawha County Clean-up in Cabin Creek  304 357 0570 www.kanawha.us

Sunday at St. George Orthodox Cathedral in Charleston their annual Middle Eastern cuisine dinner. Advance orders and outside pickup only. 12:30 pm-5:30 pm order at www.stgeorgecharelston.org.

Sunday Oct 24 at Bible Center Church Trunk or Treat 4-6 pm FREE and open to EVERYONE! Besides “Treating” they’ll have marshmallow roasting and a Movie to show “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.”

Sunday at Southridge church (100 Eagle Drive) a Trunk or Treat event from 4-6 pm

Monday Oct 25 a Home Maintenance class with Attorney David Hammond from 5:30 pm-8 pm at the Habitat for Humanity headquarters 815 Court St. in Charleston. Cost of the class is $10…to register contact Janie Hamilton at [email protected] or 304 7200141 ext 18

Capitol Market Trick or Treat Thursday Oct 28 3-6 pm

The 16th Annual Trick or BEAT Thursday Oct 28 6 pm and 7:30 pm at Appalachian Power Park. Children must have a ticket to attend….get them while they last at 987THEBEAT.COM

The Shops at Dunbar are at 1401 Charles Avenue in Dunbar (the old FAD Furniture Building) Over 120 Local Vendors. Regular hours are 10 am-8 pm Friday & Saturday.  11 am-7 pm Sunday, Wed, & Thursday.

First Presbyterian Church in St. Albans present’s their Little’s’ Story time programs 10:30 am-11:15 am Fridays. The FREE programs are for infants thru age 5. To sign up or get more information call 304 727 2241

The Baby Love Pantry at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church (5320 Frontier Drive) is open from 10:30 am- noon on the first and third Fridays every Month. Next Pantry Date is Friday Nov 5.  Free diapers and baby wipes, formula if available.

Free concerts are back at St. John’s Episcopal Church (1105 Quarrier Street in Charleston) 4 pm every Sunday. www.stjohnswv.org

Mac & Cheese Cook off Saturday Nov 6 at Capitol Market 11 am- 2 pm

November 13th the Wagging Tails and Nitro Ales: Smoke on the Water Edition, Chili and craft beer festival in Nitro. Contact Joe Stevens for more information [email protected] or call 304 382 1133

Thursday December the 9 in Downtown Charleston the Charleston Christmas Parade 7 pm