Events

Events

September 19 - October 18, 2019

Thursday, September 19

Homeschool Day: Space Exploration

Calling all Home School students – Join us for Home School Days, featuring an interactive STEAM workshop, gallery exploration and more!

ArtWalk - FestivALL Fall Preview Pop-up

FestivALL will host a pop-up sneak peek of what's to come during FestivALL Fall! Head to urban garage space of The Virginian at 814 Virginia St. for live...

Downtown Charleston ArtWalk

Downtown Charleston ArtWalk is a free self-guided walking tour of Charleston’s shops, galleries and businesses featuring regional art and performances....

Viewpoint by Clayton Spangler

VIEWPOINT by Clayton Spangler Artist Clayton Spangler embraces the B&W medium of photography in his latest show delivering stunning visuals that are...

Experience R.M.S. Titanic - Cross Lanes Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Theatre...

Lazer Lloyd at The Bluegrass Kitchen

Lazer Lloyd is coming to The Bluegrass Kitchen. Meet and Greet 6:30pm - 7:30PM and Early Mini-Set before late show @ The Empty Glass.

Art After Dark

When the gallery lights go down, the fun turns up! Join us for Art After Dark the third Thursday of every month, following the Downtown Charleston Art Walk....

Friday, September 20

City of Dunbar Fall Festival

Celebrate the season at Dunbar's Fall Festival! Enjoy live music, food vendors, 5K and 10K races, and the kid zone Friday, Sept 20-Saturday, Sept 21. Fun for...

Hot Diggity Dogs Cruise In

Hot Diggity Dogs is the place to be Friday, Sept 20 for the Cruise In. Bring your cars, bikes and trucks to show off and enjoy hotdog and beer specials.

Sip & Savor, A Bourbon & Bites Bash

Whether you are a bourbon master or novice, you’re guaranteed to enjoy tasting your way through delicious bourbons paired with delightful bites at Sip &...

Sip & Savor: A Bourbon & Bites Bash

On Friday, September 20th, join us at the 2nd annual Sip & Savor: A Bourbon & Bites Bash! Whether you are a bourbon master or novice, you’re guaranteed to...

Saturday, September 21

City of Dunbar Fall Festival

Celebrate the season at Dunbar's Fall Festival! Enjoy live music, food vendors, 5K and 10K races, and the kid zone Friday, Sept 20-Saturday, Sept 21. Fun for...

Charleston WV parkrun

Join us for Charleston WV parkrun! Our free, timed 5k runs/walks take place every Saturday morning, starting and finishing at Magic Island Park. ...

Let's Get Cooking with Chef Paul Smith

Let’s Get Cooking for our 2019 season is here! From May through October, Chef Paul Smith will lead two culinary demonstrations per month, one Tuesday & one...

Superpower Dogs with Charleston Police and Kanawha County Sheriff K9 Units

On September 21 at 12:00pm, following the showing of Superpower Dogs we will be joined by the Charleston Police Department and the Kanawha County Sherriff....

FOOTMAD old time community dance

Live music by Jeanie and the Dreamers, calling by Kim Thompson, all from Athens OH. Join us for contra, square and circle dances taught by experienced...

Glow Run for Recovery 5K

Come out and help us make our Inaugural Recovery Month Event in Charleston, WV a success!!! “You don’t have to run to have fun!” This year’s theme is a FREE...

The Back Porch String Band

Groundhog Day Edition! The Back Porch String Band was formed in Charleston in 1973 and played throughout southern WV. Family and job obligations caused the...

LEANN RIMES WITH THE WV SYMPHONY

LeAnn Rimes is an internationally multi-platinum selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter. Globally, she has sold more than 44 million...

Sunday, September 22

Sister Lena Mae Perry

Hear the music and stories of Sister Lena Mae Perry in the Juliet Art Museum. Sister Perry is a member of the Branchettes of Johnston County, North Carolina....

 Mountain Stage:  Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, Patty Griffin and more

Mountain Stage, live performance radio recorded on the grounds of the State Capitol, presents emerging musical luminaries and established stars to an...

Post Mountain Stage Jam

Those in the know go to the Empty Glass after each Mountain Stage performance. Many Mountain Stage musicians make the short trip to this nearby honky-tonk...

Monday, September 23

14th Annual Volleyball Showcase

This week, September 17th-20th, we will be hosting our 14th Annual Volleyball Showcase at the Charleston Coliseum!

Birds of Prey

Each one-hour program features a selection of bird of prey species and may include: owls, falcons, hawks, vultures and eagles. You will learn about the...

The Kevin Arbogast Trio

Jazz trio with Mark Price on drums, Phil Washington on bass, and Kevin Arbogast on guitar.

Tuesday, September 24

14th Annual Volleyball Showcase

This week, September 17th-20th, we will be hosting our 14th Annual Volleyball Showcase at the Charleston Coliseum!

Experience R.M.S. Titanic - St. Albans Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Theatre...

Healing for Victims of Serious Adverse Childhood Experiences

Dr. Boyd Purcell, National Board Certified Counselor and Board Certified Chaplain, author of "Spiritual Terrorism: Spiritual Abuse from the Womb to the Tomb"...

Blue Yonder

Acoustic honky-tonk with strands of early country swing, bluegrass, rockabillly, and folk weaved together with award-winning original compositions. Featuring...

Wednesday, September 25

14th Annual Volleyball Showcase

This week, September 17th-20th, we will be hosting our 14th Annual Volleyball Showcase at the Charleston Coliseum!

Ryan Kennedy & Friends

Light Smooth Jazz Acoustic w/Farm to Table Cuisine and Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List

American Conspiracy: Aaron Burr

A Literary Night at the Craik-Patton House discussing Aaron Burr's Treason Trial.

Thursday, September 26

14th Annual Volleyball Showcase

This week, September 17th-20th, we will be hosting our 14th Annual Volleyball Showcase at the Charleston Coliseum!

Gallery Talk with Christybomb

Join Christybomb in the Juliet Art Museum as she discusses her work in Haneul, describing her process from idea to exhibition. This event is free and open to...

Friday, September 27

Marshall & WVU Fall Exhibition Baseball Game

The Marshall Thundering Herd and the West Virginia University Mountaineers will play a fall exhibition baseball game at Appalachian Power Park on Friday,...

Miranda Lambert Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour 2019

Miranda Lambert has found the perfect way to nurture two of her passions - music and mutts - through a partnership with Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association...

Saturday, September 28

BB&T Malden Salt Fest

An STS Top 20 Event for September 2019! In just its third year, the BB&T Malden Salt Fest continues to grow! Learn about the area's rich history while...

Band Wagon at the Bridge Road Bistro!

Appalachian Music w/a Twist of Fleetwood Mac! Fun & Different while enjoying Great Farm to Table Cuisine!

Ulmost Heaven Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

The second annual Ulmost Heaven ultimate frisbee tournament invites folks to West Virginia to experience one of the world's greatest sports in the hills of...

Charleston WV parkrun

Join us for Charleston WV parkrun! Our free, timed 5k runs/walks take place every Saturday morning, starting and finishing at Magic Island Park. ...

Kanawha City Yard Sale

Back for the 4th year in a row, the Kanawha City Yard Sale is scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2018 from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Hundreds of homes have...

2019 Charleston Heart Walk

Lace up your sneakers, grab your family and friends and join the American Heart Association at the 2019 Charleston Heart Walk! Help us raise life-saving...

Bark For Life

The American Cancer Society Bark For LifeTM is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer...

Children's Performing Arts Clinic

The Appalachian Children's Chorus (ACC) is offering a Performing Arts Clinic on Saturday, September 28th from 9 am until 12:30 pm at Oakwood Baptist Church...

Parking Lot Sale

The United Methodist Women will sponsor a Parking Lot Yard Sale on the Central Avenue church parking lot on Saturday, September 28, from 9am – 1pm. Come shop...

West Virginia and the Civil War

West Virginia Archives and History is pleased to present “West Virginia and the Civil War” in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center, State...

CPR and First Aid Training

Local CPR and safety consultant Scott Nasby will present this free course on techniques for CPR and first aid. Learn techniques for relief of chocking in...

OktoberWest '19

On September 28th, Andy Frasco & the U.N. will return to Charleston and bring a change of pace to OktoberWest with his jubilant jambalaya of rule-breaking...

Out of the Darkness Charleston Capitol Area Community Walk

It's a Walk of Awareness, Remembrance & Celebration. Join us in CHARLESTON for the Out of the Darkness Charleston (Capitol Area) Community Walk September 28,...

A Fairer Future 10th Anniversary Gala

Fairness West Virginia has been fighting for the Mountain State's LGBTQ community for 10 years. We hope you will join us on September 28th to celebrate this...

Lip Sync Battle!

Special Olympics West Virginia presents Lip Sync Battle, hosted by Jim Strawn, Saturday, Sept 28 at Rock City Cake Company. Those who believe they were meant...

FOOTMAD presents: Jones, Savoy & Simon Cajun Band

A highly acclaimed Cajun music trio from southern Louisiana singing in French and playing fiddle, accordion and guitar. Kelli Jones, Wilson Savoy and Drew...

Sunday, September 29

BB&T Malden Salt Fest

An STS Top 20 Event for September 2019! In just its third year, the BB&T Malden Salt Fest continues to grow! Learn about the area's rich history while...

Ulmost Heaven Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

The second annual Ulmost Heaven ultimate frisbee tournament invites folks to West Virginia to experience one of the world's greatest sports in the hills of...

 Mountain Stage:  The Steel Wheels, Amy Speace, Kane & Gellert and more

Mountain Stage, live performance radio recorded on the grounds of the State Capitol, presents emerging musical luminaries and established stars to an...

Post Mountain Stage Jam

Those in the know go to the Empty Glass after each Mountain Stage performance. Many Mountain Stage musicians make the short trip to this nearby honky-tonk...

Monday, September 30

Walk to End Alzheimer's  Husson's KC Fundraiser

Waybright's Rose City Walk to End Alzheimer's Husson's Fundraiser Monday 9/30/19 10a.m.-9pm Husson's Kanawha City Location Walk to End Alzheimer's Fundraiser...

Monsoon Postcards: Indian Ocean Journeys, A Presentation by Author David H. Mould

In the sequel to "Postcards from Stanland: Journeys in Central Asia," historian and journalist David Mould traverses the Indian Ocean--from Madagascar...

The Kevin Arbogast Trio

Jazz trio with Mark Price on drums, Phil Washington on bass, and Kevin Arbogast on guitar.

Tuesday, October 1

Blue Yonder

Acoustic honky-tonk with strands of early country swing, bluegrass, rockabillly, and folk weaved together with award-winning original compositions. Featuring...

Wednesday, October 2

Market Mixer Fundraiser

Join us for an evening of delicious food, flowing beer & wine, and live music as we celebrate with our community at Capitol Market’s annual Market Mixer...

Ryan Kennedy & Friends

Light Smooth Jazz Acoustic w/Farm to Table Cuisine and Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List

Thursday, October 3

Homeschool Choir

Are you a homeschooled student interested in the Appalachian Children's Chorus (ACC), but you can't commit to a full year with the choir? Then try our 8-week...

Music Maker Lecture and Panel Discussion

Led by curator Jessica O’Hearn, Music Maker Foundation founder Tim Duffy will be joined by West Virginia State Folklorist Emily Hilliard and Clay County...

"Belles Bourbon & Belladonna" Mystery Dinner

COCKTAIL SERVICE IN ELK RIVER ATRIUM ~ 6 PM DINNER IN GRAND BALLROOM ~ 6:30PM SOLVE THE MYSTERY AND COMPETE TO WIN A PRIZE! PRESENTED BY MURDER AND...

CASA Volunteer Informational Meeting

Western Regional CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) are volunteers that provide a voice for abused and neglected children in Court. If you are...

Friday, October 4

West Virginia Book Festival

WV Book Festival is proud to annouce the following exciting lineup of authors for the 2019 West Virginia Book Festival. Authors include: James...

Children's Theatre of Charleston presents: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Adapted from Washington Irving, here is a spooky show alive with hilarious action and fun. It begins when Ichabod Crane, a lightly goofy schoolmaster, comes...

Saturday, October 5

Charleston WV parkrun

Join us for Charleston WV parkrun! Our free, timed 5k runs/walks take place every Saturday morning, starting and finishing at Magic Island Park. ...

West Virginia Book Festival

WV Book Festival is proud to annouce the following exciting lineup of authors for the 2019 West Virginia Book Festival. Authors include: James...

Modern Watercolor for Beginners with Melissa Doty

Join artist Melissa Doty for an introduction to watercolor workshop that focuses on contemporary compositions and vibrant colors! We will start this class...

One Club Golf Scramble

The Appalachian Children's Chorus (ACC) is having a One Club Golf Scramble on Saturday, October 5th beginning at noon at Cato Park in Charleston. Teams of...

Children's Theatre of Charleston presents: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Adapted from Washington Irving, here is a spooky show alive with hilarious action and fun. It begins when Ichabod Crane, a lightly goofy schoolmaster, comes...

Children's Theatre of Charleston presents: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Adapted from Washington Irving, here is a spooky show alive with hilarious action and fun. It begins when Ichabod Crane, a lightly goofy schoolmaster, comes...

Warlock Concert

Come all townspeople of Charleston! We believe we are offering the first completely Charleston OPERA! This will be a fun-filled Halloween moment. We’ll take...

Sunday, October 6

Children's Theatre of Charleston presents: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Adapted from Washington Irving, here is a spooky show alive with hilarious action and fun. It begins when Ichabod Crane, a lightly goofy schoolmaster, comes...

 Mountain Stage:   Shovels & Rope, Kelsey Waldon, Cris Jacobs

Mountain Stage, live performance radio recorded on the grounds of the State Capitol, presents emerging musical luminaries and established stars to an...

Post Mountain Stage Jam

Those in the know go to the Empty Glass after each Mountain Stage performance. Many Mountain Stage musicians make the short trip to this nearby honky-tonk...

Monday, October 7

Navy Week

Sailors from across the United States are coming to Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7-13 to show the Navy to the community. Charleston Navy Week is...

Tuesday, October 8

Navy Week

Sailors from across the United States are coming to Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7-13 to show the Navy to the community. Charleston Navy Week is...

Blue Yonder

Acoustic honky-tonk with strands of early country swing, bluegrass, rockabillly, and folk weaved together with award-winning original compositions. Featuring...

Wednesday, October 9

Navy Week

Sailors from across the United States are coming to Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7-13 to show the Navy to the community. Charleston Navy Week is...

Ryan Kennedy & Friends

Light Smooth Jazz Acoustic w/Farm to Table Cuisine and Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List

Thursday, October 10

Navy Week

Sailors from across the United States are coming to Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7-13 to show the Navy to the community. Charleston Navy Week is...

American Shakespeare Center presents A Midsummer Night's Dream (Student Show)

Back by popular demand, the American Shakespeare Center returns to FestivALL Fall, this time with their production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this...

FestivALL Fall

FestivALL Fall will take place October 10-13 in Charleston, WV in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues ALL over town. Enjoy our main events and more...

Homeschool Choir

Are you a homeschooled student interested in the Appalachian Children's Chorus (ACC), but you can't commit to a full year with the choir? Then try our 8-week...

Hymns & Hops

Join Zack Harold of the gospel group The Sycomores for a night of hymns and hops! Zack will lead you in singing along to popular gospel songs while you...

Hymns & Hops

Simply put, Hymns & Hops is for anyone who loves to sing hymns and also to drink beer (or soda if you're sober). You don't have to belong to a church or be...

American Shakespeare Center presents A Midsummer Night's Dream (Public Show)

Back by popular demand, the American Shakespeare Center returns to FestivALL Fall, this time with their production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. In this...

Friday, October 11

Navy Week

Sailors from across the United States are coming to Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7-13 to show the Navy to the community. Charleston Navy Week is...

Edgewood Summit Parkinson's Support Group

A Parkinson's Support Group will be held on May 10, 1:30-3 PM in the Colonial Room at Edgewood Summit. Edgewood Summit is located in Cato Park on Baker...

FestivALL Fall

FestivALL Fall will take place October 10-13 in Charleston, WV in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues ALL over town. Enjoy our main events and more...

Tsubasacon (WV's largest Anime, Gaming, and Cosplay Convention)

About Tsubasacon Tsubasacon is a three-day convention that offers video and tabletop gaming, informative guest and fan panels, video programming, a cosplay...

Friday Night Live Comedy Show with Michael Jr.

We are excited to invite you to KPCC Counseling’s 26th annual fundraising event. The event, now called Friday Night Live, will take place on Friday, October...

US Navy Band at the Levee

The United States Navy celebrates in Charleston with the sights and sounds of the Finest in the Fleet featuring performances by the Navy Ceremonial Guard...

Space Preachers: The Musical  (Staged Reading)

Space Preachers: The Musical,' based on the Troma sci-fi cult comedy film 'Strangest Dreams: Invasion of the Space Preachers' will land onstage in October as...

Sound Checks at the Clay Center

Step out of your seat and on to the stage during this emerging artist series! Celebrate the series 5 year anniversary by kicking off the “Best of Sound...

Saturday, October 12

Band Wagon at the Bridge Road Bistro!

Appalachian Music w/a Twist of Fleetwood Mac! Fun & Different while enjoying Great Farm to Table Cuisine!

Navy Week

Sailors from across the United States are coming to Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7-13 to show the Navy to the community. Charleston Navy Week is...

Charleston WV parkrun

Join us for Charleston WV parkrun! Our free, timed 5k runs/walks take place every Saturday morning, starting and finishing at Magic Island Park. ...

Friends of Clay 5k

The second annual Friends of Clay 5K, benefiting the Clay Center’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) education programs and our newest...

Tsubasacon (WV's largest Anime, Gaming, and Cosplay Convention)

About Tsubasacon Tsubasacon is a three-day convention that offers video and tabletop gaming, informative guest and fan panels, video programming, a cosplay...

"WonderFall Hike"

Come join us for a 4.5 mile hike to enjoy the colors of autumn at its peak. Make sure to wear sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather, and...

FestivALL Fall

FestivALL Fall will take place October 10-13 in Charleston, WV in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues ALL over town. Enjoy our main events and more...

Harvest Art Fair

The 7th FestivALL Harvest Art Fair is an indoor extension of the summer Capitol Street Art Fair. The same high standards apply to the fine art and fine...

Party in the Patch

This autumn bash for all ages features free children's activities including spooky science experiments provided by the Clay Center and paint-your-own pumpkin...

MusicWorks

A smorgasbord of local talent hosted by Andy Park. Sponsors: Sponsored by the American Federation of Musicians Local 136 and the Appalachian Artist...

Hops & Heat

Charleston Main Streets will host Hops & Heat at the East End Bazaar as a FestivALL Fall event. Hops & Heat, an Appalachian Craft Beer and Chili Cookoff...

Space Preachers: The Musical  (Staged Reading)

Space Preachers: The Musical,' based on the Troma sci-fi cult comedy film 'Strangest Dreams: Invasion of the Space Preachers' will land onstage in October as...

Space Preachers: The Musical  (Staged Reading)

Space Preachers: The Musical,' based on the Troma sci-fi cult comedy film 'Strangest Dreams: Invasion of the Space Preachers' will land onstage in October as...

'Love of Power vs. Power of Love' presented by West Virginia Dance Company

For its 43rd season program, WV Dance Company will introduce a new evening long work entitled “Love of Power vs. Power of Love”, which will explore the...

Sunday, October 13

Concerts @ St. John's 2019-2020 Organ Celebration Season

Celebrating the restoration of our 1927 E.M. Skinner pipe organ with a series of four organ concerts spread throughout this concert season. Aug 18: E.M....

Navy Week

Sailors from across the United States are coming to Charleston, West Virginia, Oct. 7-13 to show the Navy to the community. Charleston Navy Week is...

Tsubasacon (WV's largest Anime, Gaming, and Cosplay Convention)

About Tsubasacon Tsubasacon is a three-day convention that offers video and tabletop gaming, informative guest and fan panels, video programming, a cosplay...

FestivALL Fall

FestivALL Fall will take place October 10-13 in Charleston, WV in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues ALL over town. Enjoy our main events and more...

Brunch Walk

Venture downtown to enjoy brunch, shop local shops and discover talented artists from around our state! Many shops that are normally closed on Sunday will be...

Harvest Art Fair

The 7th FestivALL Harvest Art Fair is an indoor extension of the summer Capitol Street Art Fair. The same high standards apply to the fine art and fine...

Harvest Art Fair

The 7th FestivALL Harvest Art Fair is an indoor extension of the summer Capitol Street Art Fair. The same high standards apply to the fine art and fine...

Design your Own Glass Tile with Artist Mari Gardner

Join us and artist Mari Gardner to work with colorful cut glass to design your own fused glass tiles. Participants will be able to design 2 tiles, one that...

Carriage Trail Leaf Walk

Revel in the colors of West Virginia's fall foliage at the Carriage Trail Leaf Walk on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 1-4pm. Enjoy vignettes from local theatre groups,...

History Comes Alive! City Founders Day Program: Celebrating 150 Years!

Charleston History Comes ALIVE with a walking tour of Spring Hill Cemetery Park and Arboretum with reenactors of some of Charleston's Founding Figures...

Charleston Social History Bike Tours

The Charleston Social History Bike Ride is a FREE bike tour led by Dan Taylor. Learn about the civil war, civil rights, women's history, and more. Riders...

Tuesday, October 15

Let's Get Cooking with Chef Paul Smith

Let’s Get Cooking for our 2019 season is here! From May through October, Chef Paul Smith will lead two culinary demonstrations per month, one Tuesday & one...

Blue Yonder

Acoustic honky-tonk with strands of early country swing, bluegrass, rockabillly, and folk weaved together with award-winning original compositions. Featuring...

Wednesday, October 16

Ryan Kennedy & Friends

Light Smooth Jazz Acoustic w/Farm to Table Cuisine and Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List

Three Things: My First, My Favorite, My Future (season 4, episode 9)

The last episode of our 4th season will take place October 16, featuring Jim Bob Williams, RJ Haddy and Jan Rader! Three Things, produced by Jeff Shirley,...

Thursday, October 17

Homeschool Choir

Are you a homeschooled student interested in the Appalachian Children's Chorus (ACC), but you can't commit to a full year with the choir? Then try our 8-week...

Downtown Charleston ArtWalk

Downtown Charleston ArtWalk is a free self-guided walking tour of Charleston’s shops, galleries and businesses featuring regional art and performances....

The Price is Right Live!

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include...

September 19 - October 18, 2019