MOUNTAIN STAGE WITH MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER: 7 p.m., Clay Center. Also features Shawn Colvin, Aoife O'Donovan, Marti Jones & Don Dixon and Ari Hest. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Info: 304-561-3570 or www.theclaycenter.org
.THIRD SUNDAY DRUM CIRCLE: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free. Bring a drum. Some instruments available. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Call 304-881-7037."A TRIBUTE TO VETERANS": 3 p.m. Free. Organ performance with Scott Gregory Hayes. Sponsored by PipeSounds. Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, 2848 Putnam Ave., Hurricane. Call 304-562-9241.
COREY BROOKS: 2 p.m. Free. Tamarack, exit 45 of Interstate 77, Beckley. Call 88-TAMARACK or visit www.tamarackwv.com
MARIUM BRIA: 6 to 8 p.m. No cover. Acoustic originals. Tricky Fish, 1611 Washington St. E. Call 304-344-FISH.Etc.
THIRD ANNUAL TASTE OF PUTNAM: Noon to 5 p.m., Valley Park, Hurricane. Twelve Putnam restaurants are offering samples of their best entrees and desserts. Entrees vary in cost from one to six tickets. The tickets are 50 cents each and are sold at the entrance. The food tents serve continuously, rain or shine. A large dining tent is centrally located in the food court. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Putnam County.KANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: 12:30 p.m., Babcock State Park's Skyline /Rocky/Narrow Ridge trails. Meet at 12:30 p.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets.MAY LITTLE LECTURE SERIES: 2 p.m., MacFarland Hubbard House, 1310 Kanawha Blvd. E. Speaker will be Donald Page, coordinator of the state effort to train and assist craftspeople in the early 1960s. He will speak on "The West Virginia Crafts Movement." Admission is $10 and includes a reception following the program. Contact: West Virginia Humanities Council at 304-346-8500 or email email@example.com