Weekend Update

THE WEEKEND UPDATE FOR August 18,19,20,21

NEW MOVIES:  Fall (PG-13) Beast ® Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (PG-13)

Flora Lee Hark Cohen Cinema “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” “Gabby Gifford’s Won’t Back Down” “The Room” www.Wviff.org

Thursday’s the Malden Farmers Market is Back at Kanawha Salines Presbyterian Church 1-5 pm

Summerfest in South Charleston thru Saturday with Musical Entertainment nightly. Saturday the Around the Mound Car Show on D Street starting at 8 am…going to 2 pm. Fireworks Saturday at 10 pm.  www.visitsouthcharlestonwv.com 304 746-5552

Friday Aug 19 the Baby Love Pantry is Open from 10:30-noon at 5320 Frontier Drive in Cross Lanes. They provide FREE diapers and wipes and formula ONLY IF AVAILABLE

In Fairlea the State Fair of WV returns with live stock exhibits, traditional craft contests and carnival rides. Concerts with Cody Johnson, Foreigner, Clay Walker and Tracy Bryd. Restless Road with Colton Pack and Kathy Mattea, Chris Tomlin, Zach Bryan and Flo Rida, Walker Hayes and Tigirlily. www.statefairofwv.com

Friday in Hurricane “Food Truck Friday” from 11 am-2 pm and from 4-8 pm on Main Street with Fairways Bar & Grill, Blazin’ Grill & Frios Gourmet Pops

Friday Night Jams at the Elk River Community Center with Doors opened at 5:30 pm for 7 pm performances.

LIVE ON THE LEVEE at Haddad River front Park FREE with performances starting at 6:30 pm

Friday August 19 Revisiting Creedence

Friday August 26 The Lonely Ones

Friday Sept 2 Neal Francis

www.DirtyBirdsbaseball.com. Next games Aug 16-18 home against the High Point Rockers

Saturday Aug 20 at the Fifth Avenue Church of God in South Charleston, They’ll open their community clothes closet from 10 am- noon. All clothes are free to those in need.

Saturday Aug 20 at Haddad Riverfront Park, “The New Normal” 2-4 pm with music from the Kanawha Kordsmen, John D. Morrison II, Harmony ReChoired, The Mixed Nuts quartet.

Saturday Aug 20 in Marmet “No Regrets” from 7-10 pm at the George S. Buckely Rec Center. Admission is $10.

Theatre WV at the Cliffside Amphitheatre in Grandview offers shows this summer including tributes to Elvis, Jimmy Buffet and will conclude with fan favorites Phil Dirt and the Dozers.  Tickets at 304 256 6800 or online

Saturday August 20 a Guided beginners hike at Mammoth Preserve in Eastern Kanawha County. The Hike is FREE, but registration is encouraged.  At www.wvlandtrust.org Click on “Activities” & Hiking series.


Sunday August 21, at 3 pm the Clay Center a FREE Las Vegas show with Robbie Howard and the Sweet Jazz Orchestra in the Grand Lobby.  Robbie is a singer, comedian, impressionist and his show is family friendly.  This show is a GIFT to our community and everyone is invited to attend!

Sunday August 21 the Alban Arts Academy is hosting a Fall open house from 2-4 pm with entertainment, refreshments, games and more at 2121 Kanawha Terrace St. Albans in the former First Christian Church building across from the High school Admission is Free for more information www.AlbanArtsCenter.com

Sunday August 21 the St. Albans City Park Pool will have their final regular operating hours. The pool will be open Friday’s from 4-8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 11 am- 6 pm thru Sept 4. The annual “Doggie Day” at the pool is 10 am-3 pm on Sunday Sept 11

Sunday’s in St. Albans Morgan Kitchen Museum is open 2-4 pm and will be open for FREE tours (thru the month of August)

Sat Sept 3 Cathedral of Prayer church (2326 Pennsylvania Ave) is having an Antique car show from 4-6 pm All Cars, truck motorcycles are welcome FREE hot dogs, drinks, music registration starts at 3 pm contact John McKay for information at 304 4049

Friday Sept 9 St. Timothy’s in the valley Episcopal church in Hurricane will host a community dance with a live band from 7-10 pm. sponsored by FOOTMAD-Friends of Old Time Music and dance of Kanawha Valley. They’ll have easy to learn traditional dances, contras, squares and circles.  No experience or partner required to participate. Beginners lessons starts at 6:45 pm. information at 304 726 4382

Clendenin Brewing Co is now open at 2 Main Street in Clendenin. Hours are Thursday 4-9, Friday-Saturday Noon-9 pm, Sunday Noon-8 pm.  They are also on Facebook.

Saturday Oct 1, Chili’n on the Elk, chili cook off/craft beer and wine festival. Visit www.chilinonelk.com or [email protected]

Saturday Oct 8 in Fayette County the “BridgeRide”  fall foliage ride from Mount Nebo to the New River Gorge Bridge and Fayetteville will raise Funds for the Gold Star Mothers. Get more information at www.bridgeride.org