Things to do Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
HOLIDAY CHOIRS: Free. Big Otter Elementary Chorus, 10 a.m.; Dunbar Intermediate Chorus, 10:30 a.m.; Anne Bailey Elementary Chorus, 11 a.m.; Cross Lanes Elementary Chorus, 11:30 a.m.; East Bank Eighth Grade Chorus, noon; John Adams Musical Group, 12:30 p.m.; Kanawha Kordsmen, 7 p.m. Charleston Town Center Macy's Court. Call 304-345-9525.
DON GIBSON AND THE VELVETONES: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $5. Elk River Community Center, 902 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.
KANAWHA VALLEY COMMUNITY BAND: 7:30 p.m. Free. Winter Concert featuring sacred, secular, march and Christmas music. LaBelle Theater, 311 D St. Call 304-744-8772.
REVOLUTION: 7 to 11 p.m. Free. Rock. Kathrine's Cafe, 4 Bank St., Nitro. Call 304-755-8836.
STEVE HIMES and CHRIS ALLEN: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
"A CHRISTMAS STORY": 8 p.m. Adults $16, students and children younger than 18 $10. Jean Shepard's memoir of growing up in the 1940s and young Ralphie Parker's quest to get a genuine Red Rider BB Gun for Christmas. Presented by the Kanawha Players. Kanawha Players Theater, 309 Beauregard St. Call 304-343-7529.
"THE NUTCRACKER:" 7:30 p.m., production by West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Charleston Ballet, Clay Center. Tickets start at $22 for adults and start at $10 for students and children. Call 304-561-3570 visit www.wvsymphony.org.
"MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET": 8 p.m. Adults $15, seniors and children $10. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.
"HOLIDAY OF DOOM: THE IMPROVENING!": 7 p.m. Admission by donation (monetary or canned goods for a food drive). Presented by student improv troupe, Batteries Not Included. George Washington High School auditorium, 1522 Tennis Club Road. Call 304-348-7729.
EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6 p.m.) Admission $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-483-5778.
GOOD TIME COUNTRY DANCERS: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Cost $5. Line dance and patterned couples dance. Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department, 6313 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-545-6377 or 304-550-7144.
RON SOWELL'S OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m. (7 p.m. sign-up) Adults $5. Performers, seniors and kids $2. Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Call 304-345-0021.