Things to do today: Friday, Jan. 18
BURNIN' 79: 7 to 10 p.m. Adults $5, students free. Elk River Community Center, 902 Main St. Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.
EASY TIGER: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
THE WEGMANN BROTHERS: 6 to 8 p.m. Free. The Daily Cup, 246 7th Ave. South Charleston. Call 304-205-5897.
CHRIS KILLIAN and PAUL STRICKLAND: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
"GOD OF CARNAGE": 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, students and seniors $10. Yasmina Reza's Tony Award winning play about two couples who meet to discuss a playground incident between their children. As the night wears on, drinks are imbibed and the polite veneer wears off and the parents begin to battle for ethical superiority. Presented by Charleston Stage Company. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summer St. Call 304-343-5272.
EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6:30 p.m.) Admission $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-549-0910.
CONTRA DANCE: 8 to 11 p.m. Beginners workshop 7:30 p.m. Adults $7. Students $3.50. Families $15. Caller Will Martin. Music by Ricochet. Sponsored by FOOTMAD. Columbia Gas Auditorium, 1700 MacCorkle Ave. SE. Call 304-415-3668.
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.
"WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE YOUR FATHER": 7:30 p.m. Free. Award-winning author cares for his dying father and begins to see him as a complete person. Stars Colin Firth and Jim Broadbent. Unitarian Universalist Third Friday Film Series. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Call 304-345-5042.
WEST VIRGINIA HUNTING AND FISHING SHOW: Noon to 9 p.m., Charleston Civic Center. Admission to the event is $8 for adults and $1 for children age 6 to 12. Children under age 6 get in free.
AN EVENING WITH DREAMA DENVER: 6:30 p.m. at 110 Marshall Ave., Beckley. Free book signing and discussion with Dreama Denver. Denver, Bob's wife, wrote the book "Gilligan's Dreams." The night also includes tropical drinks and food. Reservations are suggested. For reservations or with questions, call 304-222-2536 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.