Things to do Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
VANDALIA: 7 p.m. Free. Bluegrass. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.
LOGANTOWN: 7 p.m. Adults $5, children $3. Bluegrass. Jerry Run Summer Theater, 824 Cleveland Road, Cleveland, Webster County. Call 304-493-6574.
NASH MEMPHIS: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Country. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-949-9692.
GOLDWING EXPRESS: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.
WEGMANN BROTHERS: 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Paterno’s at the Park, 601 Morris St. Call 304-205-5482.
AUSTIN WALKIN’ CANE: 7:30 p.m. Adults $10, youths free. Slide guitarist and blues singer. Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Ave., Marlinton. Call 304-646-9979.
JOHN LILLY: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m. Adults $5, seniors, kids and performers $2. Hosted by Ron Sowell. Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Call 304-345-0021.
“THE WEDDING SINGER”: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Musical based on the Adam Sandler comedy movie. Presented by the Charleston Light Opera Guild. Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Call 304-343-2287 or www.charlestonlightoperaguild.com.
“JOSEPH, MOTHER OF JESUS”: 8 p.m. Adults $15, seniors and students $8; tickets available at the door. Capitol Theater, 123 Summers St. The Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents the latest Dan Kehde play, a comedy/drama about a teenage boy’s challenge to bring salvation to a misguided world. Call 304-342-6522.
SUMMER SPLASH DANCE: 8 p.m. Tickets $10. SpeakEasy Singles dance. Music by AAA Entertainment. Wilson Student Union, West Virginia State University, Institute. Call 304-925-8024.
OLIVIA HOLT MEET AND GREET: Noon. Free. Back-to-school event with Disney star. Center Court, Charleston Town Center Mall. Call 304-345-9526.
WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIR: Gates open 8 a.m. West Virginia State Fairgrounds, Fairlea. Gate admission $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger. Entertainment: Chris Tomlin (contemporary Christian). See complete schedule in today’s Gazette.
PINCH REUNION: 8 a.m. Annual Pinch community festival. Car show, 5K run, concert at 5 p.m. featuring Wigwam, Elephant in the Room, Time and Distance, the Needful Things and the Mikele Buck Band. Pinch Reunion Grounds, Pinch. Call 304-541-9026.
EAST END BAZAAR: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Music, crafts, vendors. 1428 Washington St. E. Call 304-767-9800.
PIRATE DAY: Noon to 4 p.m. Clay Center. Tied to the current Mylan Explore-atory exhibit, “The Hunt for Treasure.” Hunt for buccaneer booty, learn to talk like a pirate and see a pirate science show. First 200 children to attend will receive a pirate prize. All activities are free with gallery admission of $7.50 for adults and $6 for seniors, students and children. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.
KANAWHA PLAYERS BENEFIT PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 8 to 10 a.m. Applebee’s, Kanawha Mall. $5 per person with all proceeds going to Kanawha Players. Call 304-343-7529.
KANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: Williams River. Meet at 8 a.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. Hike about 10 miles out and back from Cranberry campground in Monongahela National Forest on a gated road along the river. Bring water and lunch. Hike as far as you want.
COAL RIVER FILM FESTIVAL: 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets $5. Collection of independent, short and student films. Boone Arts and Heritage Center, 343 Main St., Madison. Call 304-544-1560.
YOUTH THEATER AUDITIONS: 1 to 4 p.m. Children’s Theatre of Charleston workshop, 1007 Bigley Ave. Auditions for its production of “Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.” Roles available for boys and girls ages 8 to 18. Participants should have a short a cappella song prepared; even singing “Happy Birthday” is fine. Register for an audition slot at www.ctoc.org, but it is not required. Registrants should come 20 minutes early to complete registration. Performance dates are Oct. 9-12. Visit the website or call 304-346-0164.
COMMUNITY CARNIVAL: 4 to 9 p.m. Sissonville High School football field. Sponsored by Sissonville High School band. Carnival games, inflatables and a concert by Charleston’s Sonic Threshold, who will perform a mix of rock and country music. Admission $3. Food and game tickets 50 cents each.