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ANNALISE EMERICK: 7 p.m. Free. Americana. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

THE BAND WAGON: 7 p.m. Adults $5. Kids $3. Bluegrass. Jerry Run Summer Theater, 824 Cleveland Road, Cleveland, W.Va. Call 304-493-6574.

SIDELINE: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15. Seniors $12. Children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit

PLUS ONE: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Percussive guitar and indie songwriter. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit

SWEATSTOCK: 11:30 a.m., 672 Apple Tree Drive, Point Pleasant. Features local musicians. Donations accepted. Call 304-675-1034 or


“DETROIT”: 8 p.m. Adults $15. Students and seniors $10. With AAC t-shirt $8. Black comedy about suburban, middle-class angst. Presented by Appalachian Artists Collective. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-546-3028.

TENNESSEE TRAMP AND JERRY HARVEY: 7 and 9 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit

“WILLY WONKA”: 8:30 p.m., Huntington Area Regional Theater, Ritter Park Amphitheater. A children’s pre-show, “Adventures in Storyland,” begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for reserved seats, $15 for adults and $10 for children. Call 304-696-5954 or visit

“THE CONTRITE SPIRIT”: 8 p.m., Historic Fayette Theater, 115 South Court St., Fayetteville. The lighthearted mystery is set in a haunted home in Fayetteville. It has murder, ghosts and even buried treasure. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for seniors and children 12. Call 800-838-3006 or visit to purchase.

W.VA.’S FINEST TALENT: The semifinal and final rounds of the 2014 W.Va.’s Finest Talent Competition take place Saturday in Tamarack’s Hulett C. Smith Theater. This year, the singing contest focused on youth with categories for ages 10-13 and 14-17. One winner in each category receives $500 cash, studio recording time, a media production package and a photo session. The first semifinal begins at 10:30 a.m. and the second at 2 p.m. The final round is at 5:30 p.m. Admission for each semifinal is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under. For the finals, it’s $7 for adults and $3 for children. Call 304-222-2536.


DANCE: 6 p.m. Cover $3. Music by Buddy Petry and the Dixie Highway Band. Hansford Senior Center, 500 Washington St., St. Albans. Call 304-722-4621.


PUTNAM COUNTY FAIR: Gates open at 8 a.m. at the fairgrounds in Eleanor. Admission, which includes all carnival rides and concerts is $8 for ages 5 and up and free for children under five. Country artist and 2012 “X Factor” winner, Tate Stevens, will headline the fair and perform at 8:30 p.m.

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