Weekend Update


The Weekend Update for March 16,17,18,19

New Movies: Shazam! Fury of the Gods (PG-13)  65 (PG-13) Champions (PG-13)

Flora Lee Hark Cohen Cinema:  All the Beauty and The Bloodshed, Documentary Oscar Shorts, Movies That Matter: Patchwork www.wviff.org

Thursday March 16 at 6 pm at the Culture Center State Theater….a FREE performance with Barbara Nissman “Gershwin meets Brahms” with friends from the Montclaire String Quartet

Thursday March 16 at 6 pm at the Clendenin Community Center “History Alive!”  Colonel Ruby Bradley…when retired from the U.S. Army in 1963 was the most decorated woman in American Military History as portrayed by Becky Park.   Bradley was a Native of Spencer WV and was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in 1941 and was a POW until 1945

Thursday March 16th in Charleston ARTWALK 5-8 pm www.artwalkwv.com

Art after Dark: a FREE Art program at 6 pm in the Juliet Art Museum of the Clay Center. Emmalea Deal and the Hot Mess will perform. Decorate your own guitar pick Bob Smakula demonstrates fretted instrument building techniques.

Fri. March 17 a St. Patrick’s Party  sponsored by the Parks & Rec department at the Hansford Community Center 7-8:30 pm

Friday March 17 at Mountain roots community Theatre in Belle “The Laramie Project”  www.MountainRootsTheatre.org

Friday March 17 Sound Checks with “Local Honeys” at the Clay Center from 6:30 pm-10:30 pm www.theclaycenter.org/event/sound-checks-local-honeys/

Fri March 17 Friday Night Jam Session with the Mark IV Band at the Elk River Community and Education Center in Elkview…doors open at 5 pm. admission is $5

Fri, Sat & Sunday a New Play “Keeping Bobby Close” by Dan Kehde with the Contemporary Youth Arts Company 7 pm at the Elk City Playhouse. www.cyaccharleston.ticketleap.com

Sat March 17 t the Beni Kedem Temple the 38th Annual Charleston Area Hamfest 9 am-noon. A flea market of new and used amateur radio, electronic and computer gear, parts and accessories. Admission is $10

Sat March 18 at the West Sattes Community Center a Yoga Class with Alisha Robinson at 9 am…cost is $5.

Sat March 18 at Ronk Farm “Maple Day” 9 am-5 pm at the farm….725 Whispering Pines in Alum Creek.  304 545 7066

Sat in Hurricane City Park the Muddy Mutt 15 K gets started at 9 am.  (No race day Registrations) email [email protected]

Sat March 16 the East End Pub Crawl starting at 6 pm www.cwvmainstreets.org

Sat the Opus Chorale of WV presents their spring concert “the Emerald Isle” 7 pm at Christ church United Methodist. Featuring music of Ireland and Scotland with guest artists Ryan Kennedy, Ian Jessee, Leah Trent, and Mark Davis. Tickets are $10

Sunday March 19 the Kanawha  Trail Club will host a St. Patrick’s Day Soup and Salad Hike starting at 1:30 pm at Kanawha State Forest…Hikes include Range road, Middle Ridge Road, the Bat Cave Trail and Middle Ridge Trail loop.  Hikers meet at the lodge to drop off soups and salads.

Thurs, Fri and Sat at GO MART PARK Marshall University Baseball vs Appalachian State 7 pm 3/17, Appalachian State at Marshall 3/18 3 pm and Appalachian State at Marshall 3/19 at 1 pm



Friday March 24 Comedian, magician and internet entertainer Andy Gross performs at the Alban Arts Center. 7 pm….tickets and information at www.albanartscenter.com

Fri (6:30 pm) and Sat (9 am-4 pm) March 24 & 25 the 2023 Women’s Conference gather for Worship, Learning, Bonding and Healing  with Guest Speaker Tonya Wells and the BRIDGE Women’s Conference Praise Team. Register at 304 373 6068 279 Dairy Road, Poca WV 

Sat March 25 the Annual Dunbar Critter dinner starting a t 11:30 pm until the food runs out at the Dunbar Rec Center. Admission is 5 non-perishable Food items or a cash donation.  A shuttle bus will run from Shawnee Park to the rec center 

Saturday March 25 at Hurricane High School the 2nd Annual Spring Craft Fair from 9 am-4 pm at Liberty Square in Teays Valley beside Petco with over 70 vendors

Sunday March 26 4-6 pm at Southridge Church a community Easter Car Hop. They’ll have Spring and Easter inspired trunks and candy/eggs will be passed out.  The Easter Bunny and characters will be available for photo opps. The Church is at 100 Eagle Dr. South Charleston, WV  

Fri/Sat April 21 & 22 the Jackson County Hunting Heroes will have their 2nd annual WV BBQ Throwdown at the Jackson County Fairgrounds near Ripley. Besides BBQ they’ll have live music, food and draft vendors, hayride shuttles, face painting and other family friendly events. BBQ cook team registration at www.wvbbqthrowdown.com.  Tasting tickets will be $10 per person in advance or $15 on site.