Things to do today: June 20, 2014


SASHA COLETTE: 7 p.m. Free. Lounge grass. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

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

USFLOYD and FARNSWORTH: 6:30 p.m. Free. Pink Floyd tribute band and rock. Live on the Levee. Headliner performs 45-minute sets at 7:45 and 8:45 p.m. Haddad Riverfront Park. Call 304-348-8014 or visit

MARK SCARPELLI with WV TEEN IDOL FINALISTS: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Performances by Seth Bunting, Kyra Walker, Krista Walls, Cody Wilson and Shana Nelson. Center Court, Charleston Town Center Mall. Call 304-345-9526.


PAUL STRICKLAND and MATT ALANO: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit

“AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE”: 7:30 p.m. Free. Adaptation of Henrik Ibsen play about contaminated water. Presented by New Brooklyn Theater. Public Access Dock, Porters Hollow, Charleston. Call 931-561-3961 or

“CATCH ME IF YOU CAN”: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Musical based on the story of Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., a charming con-man. Sponsored by Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287.

“LOST IN YONKERS”: 8 p.m. Adults $15. Seniors and students $10. Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize winning drama about two brothers who have to live with their grandmother and aunt in 1942 Yonkers, NY. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896.

“MAN OF LA MANCHA”: 7:30 p.m. Adults $26. Seniors $23. Children and students $20. Musical telling of Don Quixote. Greenbrier Valley Theatre, 113 East Washington St., Lewisburg. Call 304-645-3838 or visit

“NUNSENSE”: 8:30 p.m. Adults $15. Children $10. Reserved seats $20. H.A.R.T. in the Park production. Ritter Park Amphitheater, Huntington. Call 304-696-5926.

“THE BLOB”: 8 p.m. Adults $15. Students $8. CYAC musical based on the 1958 sci-fi classic film. Capitol Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522.


KARAOKE: 7 p.m. Cover $2. Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Call 304-345-0021.


WEST VIRGINIA DAY CELEBRATION: 10 a.m., The Culture Center, Education Center. Billy Joe Peyton wills peak at 11 a.m.. in the Great Hall on historic Charleston. He will sign copies of his new book, “Historic, Charleston.” The state’s birthday cake will be cut and served at noon in the Great Hall. A new museum exhibit and video titled “150 in 3-D: A Century and a Half of West Virginia Pride” will officially open in the State Museum. Call 3-4-558-0220.

2014 TOUR DE COAL: 5 to 8 p.m., pre-registration party will be held in the River Center in Meadowood Park in Tornado. Music will be featured.

HISTORIC HOUSES TOURS: Part of West Virginia’s birthday celebration. Glenwood Estate, 800 Orchard Street on Charleston’s West Side from 10 a.m. to noon. Includes demonstrations by the Lucy Quarrier Weavers. The MacFarland-Hubbard House, 1310 Kanawha Blvd. E., Noon to 2 p.m. The Craik-Patton House, 2809 Kanawha Blvd. E. from 2 to 4 p.m. with a tea and a Humanities Council History Alive! presentation of Robert E. Lee by Al Stone at 3 p.m. All activities are free with light refreshments at each location. Call Craik-Patton House at 304-925-5341 or the West Virginia Humanities Council at 304-346-8500.

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