Things to do Saturday, April 12, 2014
SPENCER ELLIOTT with WILL MANAHAN: 7 p.m. Free. Fast, fingerstyle guitar with dulcimer. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.
QIET and THE COMPANY STORES: 7 p.m. Cover $5. Part of the D-Street Concert Series. LaBelle Theater, 311 D Street. Call 304-881-7417.
CARPER FAMILY: 8 p.m. Adults $20, seniors $15, students $10, children under 13 free. Bluegrass, old-time, country and swing. Presented by FOOTMAD. Culture Center Theater. Call 304-415-3668.
BOOGIE BROTHERS: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-949-9692.
IDYLETYMES: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.
HEIDI HOWE: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
“WICKED DIVAS”: 8 p.m. Tickets $27.50, $40.50, $56.50, $68.50, $70.50. Broadway veterans Alli Mauzey and Nicole Parker join the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra for Broadway, opera and pop music. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
“THE MUSIC OF HARRY POTTER”: 11 a.m. (pre-concert activities 10 a.m.). Adults $13.50, students $8.50. West Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs selections from the film series. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
ROCKSTOCK: 7 p.m. Tickets $34.50 and $45. With Great White, Tom Keifer, Charm City Devils and We As Human. Charleston Civic Center. Call 800-745-3000.
“IS HE DEAD?”: 7:30 p.m. Adults $26, seniors $23, children $20. Farce by Mark Twain about a struggling artist who fakes his own death. Greenbrier Valley Theater, 113 E. Washington St., Lewisburg. Call 304-645-3838.
“THE RACK”: 8 p.m. Tickets $15. A search for truth behind a random act of violence. Contemporary Youth Arts Company production. Capitol Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522.
“STEEL MAGNOLIAS”: 6:30 p.m. Tickets $45. Dinner theater presented by the Treehouse Arts Ensemble. Reservations required (deadline was April 9). Tamarack. Call 88-TAMARACK or visit www.tamarackwv.com.
JULIE SCOGGINS and MONTY MITCHELL: 7 and 9 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
DANCE: 6 p.m. Suggested donation $3. Music by Classic Country Band. Hansford Senior Center, 500 Washington St., St. Albans. Call 304-722-4621.
SPEAKEASY SINGLES: 8 p.m. Cover $10. Music by AAA Entertainment. Wilson Student Union, West Virgina State University. Call 304-766-4212.
“FORBIDDEN PLANET”: 7 p.m. ElectricSky Theater, Clay Center. The 1956 film stars Leslie Nielsen as captain of a starship crew that investigates a planet colony’s silence only to find two survivors (Walter Pidgeon and Anne Francis), one of whom has a deadly secret. Admission $6. Call 304-561-3570 or www.theclaycenter.org.
EGGSTRAVAGANZA: Noon. Adults $7.50, children $6, free for Clay Center members. A variety of events for kids including an egg hunt, egg toss and a puppet show. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.
SPACE CELEBRATION: 6 p.m. Camp Virgil Tate. The Kanawha Valley Astronomical Society and the Kanawha County Public Library will celebrate “Yuri’s Night,” the annual, worldwide celebration commemorating the first manned spaceflight by Russian Yuri Gagarin in 1961 and the inaugural launch of NASA’s Columbia space shuttle in 1981. The free all-ages event, sponsored by the Friends of the Library Foundation, will feature crafts, games and activities. Then, as darkness falls, head to Breezy Point Observatory with the KVAS to view the stars through its new large telescope and members’ personal ones. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call the Cross Lanes branch at 304-776-5999.
WEST VIRGINIA’S TEEN IDOL PRELIMINARY ROUND: 1 p.m. Macy’s Court, Charleston Town Center Mall. The competition is open to West Virginia residents ages 13-23 with no prior professional experience. Participants must have participated in the prescreening round the previous Friday. There is a one-time, cash-only $35 entry fee. Get an application at Guest Services in the mall or at www.charlestontowncenter.com.
EASTER AT CAPITOL FLEA MARKET: The Easter Bunny will be out from noon to 5 p.m. at Capitol Flea Market, 2101 Greenbrier St. Call 304-342-1626.
FAVORITE SUPERHERO: 10 a.m., Valley Park, Hurricane. Meet your favorite superhero: Batman, Batgirl, Robin, Spider-Man and Captain America. The military, police and firemen will also be present. Lots of kids’ activities will be featured. Call the park office at 304-562-1518, ext. 11.