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Things to do Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012


GEORGE BRACKENS: 6 to 8 p.m. Free. Tricky Fish, 1611 Washington St. Call 304-344-FISH.


CULTUREFEST: Festival grounds, located at the Appalachian Folklife Center, about 10 minutes past the entrance to Pipestem State Resort on W.Va. 20. Daily admission is $12. Visit or call 304-425-6425.

FAYETTEVILLE HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Historic Fayette Theater in Fayetteville. The free event features living history performances, Civil War re-enactments, workshops, lectures and concerts of Civil War music. Historical portrayals include Robert E. Lee, Harriet Tubman and Stonewall Jackson. Music comes from Kempers and Clark and Gary Reynolds & Friends. For information and a full schedule, visit

POOR FARM FEST: 12 p.m. Day pass $20. Music by Qiet, The Wild Rumpus, Stuart Hill Band and more. Poor Farm Fest, HC 68, Box 149, Williamsburg, WV. Call 781-771-4275.

RIBFEST: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Adults $5, children ages 6-12 $2, children under 5 free. Food not included in gate admission. Includes award-winning vendors with barbecued ribs and other food. A free carnival, the world's largest pinball machine and more. Chicken wing eating contest with local media personalities at 2 p.m., and pulled pork eating contest with Major Harris, Mark Plants, Bobby Dale Earnhardt and more at 3 p.m. "Elvis" performs at 4 p.m. MacCorkle Avenue Southwest, South Charleston. Visit


FUNERAL PARADE: 3 p.m. Begins at the corner of First Avenue and D Street in downtown South Charleston. River Rat Band leads the event. Trophies will be awarded to best costumes. Concerts by River Rat and Dixieland bands. Call 304-746-5552.


"JAWS": 4 p.m. Tickets $5. Great White Shark starts chomping his way through the island community of Amity. Flashback Film Series at Park Place Stadium Cinemas, 600 Washington St. E. Call 304-345-6541 or visit



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