Weekend Update

Weekend Update for Nov 18, 19, 20, 21

New Movie releases:  Ghostbusters: After Life (PG-13)

A “Soft Opening” for the WVIFF Flora Lee Hark Cohen Cinema on Friday Dec 3 more information at www.WVIFF.org

First Presbyterian Church’s “Hope Village” fair Trade Holiday shopping endeavor is OPEN! Featuring 18 artisan vendors from all around the world. Open Nov 18-20, 10 am-3 pm.  Also Nov 26-27 and Dec 2-4.

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 19.  Free diapers and baby wipes, formula if available.

The South Charleston Middle School Art Walk at Café Appalachia Friday Nov 19th from 4-8 pm Works on display and for sale. Proceeds benefit the SCMS Art and library programs.

Friday Nov 19th from 5-8 pm a Family Fun Night at the North Charleston Community Center. Fun family activities, crafts, coats and blanket giveaway to families in need. More information at 304 348 6884

Friday November 19 the South Charleston Chamber of Commerce is hosting a mystery dinner theater at the Holiday Inn and Suites on 2nd Ave.  Tickets are $50 for “Rat Pack & Poison!”  Your Ticket price includes a dinner Buffet. Reservations are required www.southcharelstonchamber.org or call 304 744 0051

Saturday Nov 20 from noon-4 pm the 3 Betties Foundation will sponsor “Christmas for a Cure” a Craft Fair at the Holiday Inn Express-Civic Center in Charleston.

Sat Nov. 20 the Teays Valley Church of God is hosting a Fall Craft Festival.

Saturday Nov 20 the Fifth Avenue Church of God in South Charleston opens their community clothes closet from 10 am-noon. (Please wear a mask)

Saturday Nov 20 the Opus Chorale of WV will perform at 7 pm at Christ Church United Methodist in Charleston.  Tickets are $10 and Masks are required to attend.  Call 304 342-0193 for information.

Sunday Nov 21 at St. John’s, Brazilian pianist Paul Steinberg performs at 4 pm. Admission is FREE donations to support the concert series are welcome. Masks and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination are required.  304 343 4355

Monday November 22 the Boone Memorial Hospital Community Drive Through thanksgiving Dinner 11 am-2 pm at the Magic Mart Parking Lot in Danville WV. (Walk up is also available.)

Tuesday Nov 23 from 6-8 pm Walking tours of the St. Albans Festival of Lights are available. FREE hayrides offered at the park from 6-8 pm. Starting Wednesday Nov 24 the park will be open to vehicular traffic from 6-9 pm. Festival runs from Nov 26-Dec 26, closed on Christmas Day.

Thursday Nov 25 (Thanksgiving DAY) the 10th annual Drumstick Dash/run to benefit Union Mission 9 am on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston.  Registration forms and information at www.tristateracer.com

The Kanawha Valley Railroad Association is hosing their 2021 Christmas Model Train Open House at Coonskin Park. Hours are 6-9 pm Dec 3 & 17. 3-9 pm Saturdays Dec 4, 11, and 18. And 1-6 on Sundays Dec 5, 12 and 19. Admission is FREE. Model trains will also be on display during Thanksgiving weekend.3-9 Friday Nov 26 and Saturday Nov 27 and 1-6 Sunday Nov 28.

Sunday Nov 28th Pipe sounds at Forrest Burdette United Methodist church presents Rodney L Barbour with a traditional holiday concert. For more information go to www.forrest-burdette.com or call 304 562 5903

Friday Dec 3 Woman Song’s Holiday Concert “Comfort and Joy” is presented at Christ Church United Methodist. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Friday Dec 3rd the Sissonville Community Christmas program will be held at the Sissonville Community Center at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Saturday Dec 4 the St. Albans Historical Society open house at their museum at 404 fourth Ave. in St. Albans 10 am-2 pm.

Saturday Dec 4 at Sissonville High School –a Christmas Bazaar & Breakfast with Santa  9 am- 2 pm Sponsored by the Sissonville High School Student Council, in support of Project Graduation for the Class of 2022.  Shop for crafts, clothing, scentsy, color Street, Homemade Soaps, Sweets and much more.  (Masks are required in Kanawha county school buildings) 304 400 7387 for more information.

Tuesday Dec 7 The Nitro Woman’s Club is hosting cookies and cocoa with Santa from 5-7 pm, children can make reindeer food, meet the Clauses, and participate in activities.  Please bring a canned good for the Nitro Food Pantry.

Friday Dec 3 the City of South Charleston Christmas tree lighting ceremony 7 pm at the Mound.

Dunbar Christmas Parade Friday Dec 3 at 7 pm

South Charleston Christmas Parade Saturday Dec 4 noon

Nitro Christmas Parade Saturday Dec 4 at noon

Sissonville Christmas Parade Saturday Dec 4 at 6 pm

Charleston Christmas Parade Thursday Dec 9 starting at 7 pm

Marmet Christmas parade Friday Dec 10 at 6 pm

Clendenin Christmas parade Saturday Dec 11

Pinch Christmas Parade Sat Dec 11 at 7 pm

Hurricane Christmas Parade Saturday Dec 11 at 4 pm

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