Weekend Update

Weekend Update for July 30, 31, August 1  

The Green Knight ® Jungle Cruise (PG-13) Stillwater ® Old (PG-13) Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (PG-13) Escape Room: Tournament of Champions (PG-13) Space Jam: A New Legacy  (PG) Black Widow (PG-13) The Boss Baby: Family business (PG0 F9 The Fast Saga (PG-13) A Quiet Place Part II (PG-13)       

COVID VACCINE registration www.dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/Vaccine.aspx  1-833-734-0965

The Great Rubber Ducky Race Saturday September 4 in Charleston.  The top prize is $4000 cash.  www.unitedwaycwv.org and click on the Duck Race

Friday is FOOD TRUCK Friday Kanawha Blvd 10:30 AM-3 pm will be closed from Capitol Street to Court Street.  More info posted on the City of Charleston’s Facebook Page

Live on the Levee is BACK!  Friday starting at 6:30 at Haddad Riverfront Park with the Kentucky Headhunters and DuCain. Food trucks & vendors.

Sat July 31 the inaugural Team CPD Community corn hole Tournament – in honor of fallen sister Officer Cassie Johnson. University of Charleston Stadium. Cost is $40 per team…Prizes live music emergency vehicle car show, bouncy houses.  Contact Lt. David Payne 304 348 6470 or Ron Clark 304 546 0235 Proceeds go to fund a new program called children pursuing Dreams of team CPD. 

July 31 the River of Hope…Kayak Float (8:30 am) and Fishing Tournament (12 pm) on the Guyandotte and Tug Fork Rivers a Benefit for the America Foundation for Suicide Prevention WV Chapter *Kayak rental available. For tickets and more information visit: afsp.donordrive.com/event/riverofhope

Sat  (July 31) at the Sissonville Branch Library a Farmers market, flea market and hot dog sale from 9am-3 pm.

Sat. (July 31) at Rock Altar Tabernacle the sixth annual Southern Roane county/Looneyville Homecoming Gospel Sing starting at 6:30 pm with the Brighterside quartet, the Bowens, Tracy Miller and Jim Edens.

WV Donor Day is Sunday August First…to encourage state residents to register to become organ donors visit www.donatelife.wv.gov

Kanawha State Forest will be hosting a six-race trail series of different races.  The Dog Days of Summer 15 K on Sunday Aug 1. The CCC Tree Army Legacy of Labor Day 10K on Monday Sept 6 and the final event is the Fall Classic Trail Half Marathon and color Run 5 K on Sunday Oct. 17th.  For details visit www.ksfraceseries.com

Tuesday Aug 3 a BLOOD DRIVE at Nitro church of God from 2-7 Make your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org

 “Sound Checks “concert Series is Back at the Clay Center   Aug 7 Fletchers Grove and BERTH, Aug 26 Hawktail, Sept 16, Underhill Rose, Oct 8 Southern Ave. Ticket Information at www.claycenter.org

The Baby Love Pantry at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church is open from 10 am to noon on the first and third Fridays every month…there are no income restrictions, but a copy of the child’s birth certificate is needed. The next pantry date is Aug 6

Morgan’s Kitchen Museum is open every Sunday 2-4 pm thru August.  On MacCorkle Ave across from the Flea Market in St. Albans

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. 

July 25 Theatre WV presents “Romeo and Juliet” and July 30-31 “Tarzan” at Cliffside Amphitheatre at Grandview Park. Performances begin at 7:30 pm nightly with live pre-show at 6:30 pm tickets and information at www.theatrewestviginia.org or call 304 256 6800

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Appalachian Children’s Chorus is looking for middle and high school aged young men whose voices have changed! Rehearsals on Mondays from 7:15 pm-8:45 PM for more information or to schedule a voice evaluation contact Mr. Christopher Brown at [email protected] Also, enrollment is currently open for ACC’s  fine arts Summer camp,  304 343 1111 or [email protected]

A series of events are planned to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain…spanning from Morgantown to McDowell County and beyond get further information about events at www.blair100.com on Facebook at www.facebook.com/blairmtn100

On the History Channel Bil Lepp Hosts a new History Channel show “Man vs History, Tuesdays at 10 pm Eastern time. Check local listings for other viewing times.

AUG 14 at Appalachian Power Park Country group “Midland” performs as part of their “Back to the Minors Tour” at select minor league ballparks. Tickets start at $29 tickets go on sale at the power box office or www.midlandtour.com

Aug 18-21 SUMMERFEST in South Charleston at the Mound FREE!  Wed Aug 18 Beatlemania Magic, Beatles Tribute Band. Thursday Aug 19 the Avalons with City Heat, Friday Aug 20 Bridges/The Ultimate Eagles Experience with the Jeff Ellis Band. Saturday Aug Savannah Jack with Big Planet Soul

SAT August 21 the 38th Alum Creek Lions Club Car Show and Pig roast [email protected]

Sept 3-5 the 4848 Festival at Snowshoe Mountain Resort a mixture of jam, bluegrass, reggae and more! Greensky, Bluegrass, Grace Potter and Yonder Mountain String Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Easy Star All-Starts and Galactic…many regional acts as well. For tickets and details, visit www.4848festival.com

Sat Sept 11 the South Charleston Mound Arts and Crafts Festival is Back with artisan and craft or produce vendors updates and details on the South Charleston Website   www.cityofsouthcharleston.com

Sept 18th the 15th annual St. Albans Founders Day 10 is-4 pm food, crafts, art and entertainment and historical tours at 10 am, noon and 2 pm at Li’l Bit Heave Cupcake shop

OktoberWest returns in 2021 Saturday September 25th in the elk City District. Over 100 craft brews Stein holding, keg rolling, best traditional dress, sausage toss and beer belly contests.  Cwvmainstreets.org or check the Charleston West Side Facebook page

Oct 2 in Clendenin a Chilli Cook off, Wine and Beer Event show casing WV products Tickets on sale at  www.chilinonelk.com

October 7-9 the Charleston Boulevard Rod Run and Doo Wop. Limited to 500 vehicles this year.  www.CharlestonWVCarShow.org for information contact Jack Jarvis at 304 543 6021

Oct 9 Foam at the Dome Craft beer and music festival 2-6 pm. At the intersection of Washington and Elizabeth streets on the East End with more than 70 breweries and offering more than 200 beers, artisan musicians and food vendors . Tickets go on sale at noon on Aug 4 at www.foamwv.com

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], 304 382 1133