Things to do today: Sept. 15, 2013
THIRD SUNDAY DRUM CIRCLE: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free. Some instruments available. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Boulevard West. Call 304-881-7037.
SPURGIE AND FRIENDS: 6 to 8 p.m. Original roots R&B. Tricky Fish, 1611 Washington St. E., Call 304-344-FISH.
CHINESE MOON FESTIVAL: Noon to 5 p.m., Pearl S. Buck Birthplace, Hillsboro. Event includes Chinese food, presentations on all aspects of Chinese culture, Mahjong lessons, children's crafts, games and more. Visit www.pearlsbuckbirthplace.com or 304-653-4430.
LEGACY OF MARY INGLES: Noon to 3 p.m., Free, Beech Fork State Park, near Barboursville. Visitors can wander back in time for a portrayal of life in 1755 as interpreters, tradesmen and women engage in conversation. Demonstrations on spinning and weaving, salt making, edible and medicinal plants, blacksmithing, tomahawk throwing, frontier cooking and more. Visit www.beechforksp.com for directions or call 304528-5794.
CAR SHOW: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Valley (Wave Pool) Park. Sponsored by the Putnam County Parks and Recreation Commission and Convention and Visitors Bureau. Awards will be presented at 4 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. Concessions will be available and '50s and '60s music will be featured. Call 304-562-0727, ext. 102 or 304-562-0518, ext. 10.
KANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: Kanawha State Forest's Lindy/Middle Ridge/Polecat trails. Meet at 12:30 p.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. The hike is approximately 3 miles with steep ascent and descent. The club's annual meeting and picnic will be held in the lodge, following the hike.