Things to do today: July 18, 2014


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

THE BOB THOMPSON UNIT and MARSHALL AND THE GROOVE: 6:30 p.m. Free. Jazz. 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

JULIE ADAMS AND STEVE HILL: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit

PARTY ON THE PATIO: 7 p.m., Heritage Station, Huntington. The Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District’s free summer concert series includes performances by Emily Kinner and the Fringe, Downtown King and Tom and Brenden Wintz. Music includes country, folk, Southern Rock, blues, jazz and soul songs. Call 304-696-5954 or visit


TONY BOSWELL AND HERBIE GILL: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit

“WILLY WONKA: THE MUSICAL”: 8:30 p.m. Adults $15. Children $10. Presented by the Huntington Area Regional Theater. Ritter Park Amphitheater, Huntington. Call 304-696-5954.


PUTNAM COUNTY FAIR: 4 p.m., Putnam County Fairgrounds, Eleanor. Admission, which includes all carnival rides and concerts is $8 for ages 5 and up and free for children under five. Colt Ford performs at 8:30 p.m. Visit


“TWAIN’S TWISTED TALES”: 10:30 a.m., St. Albans Library branch, 3 p.m., Elk Valley Library branch. The Cincinnati-based performance group Madcap Puppets brings several of Mark Twain’s most beloved characters to life. Call 304-343-4646 or

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