Things to do today: Friday, May 16


CELTIC WOMAN: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $46.50 and $66.50. Irish music and dance. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit

COUNTRY SWINGERS AND KENNY AND BECKY: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Country. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.

JOHNNY COMPTON: 9 p.m. Free. Acoustic show. Lane 13 Taproom at Dunbar Lanes, 1212 Ohio Ave. Call 304-768-2191 or visit

THE MARANANTHA CHURCH CHOIR, THE GUARDIANS QUARTET, GOSPEL HARMONY BOYS AND MORE: 7 p.m. Donations accepted. Benefit for Jennifer Chambers Shaw to help with leukemia treatments. St. Albans High School, 2100 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans. Call 304-550-3178.

DREAD PIRATE ROBERTS: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Lounge Grass. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit


SPANKY BROWN AND MARY ASHER: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit

“9 TO 5”: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Musical based on the film and song by Dolly Parton. Presented by the Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287.


WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Adults $8, students $5, six-pack $30. Schedule: 5:45 p.m., “Surviving Cliffside” (West Virginia documentary); 7 p.m., “Enough Said” (American comedy-drama); 8:45 p.m., “The Past” (subtitled Iranian/French mystery-drama). Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522 or visit

Kids’ events

KIDS’ WORKSHOP: K.I.D.S., 216 Washington St. W., will host an upcycle creative workshop at 6:30 p.m. for elementary and middle school students. Free. Children will learn about recycling practices and create artwork from recycled materials. Reservations are requested. Class size is limited to 15 each. Call Zachery Miller at 304-205-3045.

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