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Things to do Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014


PLAID CLASH: 7 p.m. Free. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

CHESTER WINKLER: 7 p.m. Adults $5, children $3. Classic rock/country. Jerry Run Summer Theater, 824 Cleveland Road, Cleveland, Webster County. Call 304-493-6574.

RENEGADE MARY: 9 p.m. Free. Madison Moose Lodge, 147 Bentley Road, Danville. Call 304-369-1746.

DON GIBSON AND THE VELVETONES: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-949-9692.

WILDERNESS TRAIL BAND: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit

RITTER LIVE: 4 to 9 p.m. Free. Featuring Tom and Brenden Wintz, Derek Bowen, Richard and Paula Stewart, Ryan Smith, Wild Atlantic, Adam Cox, Fallen South. Ritter Park Amphitheater, Huntington. Call 304-695-5954.

HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY: 8 p.m. Harris Riverfront Park (in case of rain, Big Sandy Arena), Huntington. The Huntington Symphony Orchestra concludes its “Picnic with the Pops” season with “Nickelodeon,” a concert the symphony describes as having “music from ragtime to Xbox.” Beth McVey and Ethan Uslan are featured performers. Patrons should bring lawn chairs or folding chairs and may bring their own beverages, including alcohol. Tickets are $20. Patrons who pay cash can get a second ticket at half price. Call 304-781-8343 or visit


“SLEEPING BEAUTY”: 8 p.m. Adapted from the story of “Briar Rose” by the Brothers Grimm. A wicked fairy curses a princess to sleep. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896.


16TH ANNUAL RIBFEST: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Adults $5, children $2. Ribs vendors, rides, zoo and games. Concert at 7 p.m. featuring Rutledge Band, Stonestreet and Charlie Brown Tribute to The Coasters. Shawnee Park, Institute. Call 304-421-2939.

SUMMERFEST: 9 a.m. Free. Music 6:30 p.m. The Vogues and 8:30 p.m. Rick K. and the Allnighters. Car show, dance contest, free snow cones and cotton candy, and Jupiter Jump for the kids. Fireworks. Around the mound, South Charleston.


“ARCADE/ARCADIA” EXHIBIT: Clay Center. Gallery features art by internationally acclaimed artist Ellen Harvey. Adults $7.50, students, children and seniors $6 (includes all galleries). For information, call 304-561-3570 or


SPORTSFEST WV GAMES: Begins at 8 a.m. with Crossfit Challenge. Magic Island. Day’s events include Brazilian jiu-jitsu and submission wrestling state championship, EVP volleyball tournament, professional watercross, slalom skateboarding, cornhole championship, Crossfit Challenge, Tabata boot camp and West Virginia Storm All-Stars. For information, visit or

CORNHOLE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT: 10 a.m. Part of the annual Sportsfest WV Games. Magic Island. Sponsored by Quantum Sports Center. Open division $75 per two-player team; cash prize. Amateur Division $50 per two-player team; trophy. Call 304-562-1020 or

EAST END BAZAAR: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Music, crafts, vendors. 1428 Washington St. E. Call 304-767-9800.

JIMMY BEASLEY BENEFIT: A benefit for Jimmy Beasley, the bouncer who was severely wounded in an April 26 shooting, will take place at the Blue Parrot, 14 Capitol St. The night begins at 9 p.m. with stand-up comedy from Andy Frampton, Michael James, Steven Snead, Hassan Kalwar, Brandon Lowe and Thomas Mac. The music starts at 10:30 p.m. and features Steve Clever, Tommy’s Triple-Threat Blues Revue, Our Alias and Dead For Decades. Admission is a minimum of $5. All proceeds go to Beasley and his family. Call 304-342-2583.


SENSORY-SENSITIVE CINEMA: 10 a.m. Tickets $7. A showing of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” for people with developmental disabilities. The lights will be turned on and the sound at a lower volume. Guests may sing, talk and move around during the movie. Those with dietary restrictions may bring their own snacks. Park Place Stadium Cinemas, 600 Washington St. E. Call 304-345-6541 or visit

“BRAZIL”: 7 p.m. Part of its Sci-Fi Film Series. Clay Center. The award-winning film stars Jonathan Pryce as a low-level bureaucrat in a dismal near-future world who becomes an enemy of the state and finds his life hanging in the balance after he attempts to correct an administrative error. The film is rated R for some strong violence. Tickets are $6. Call 304-561-3570 or visit

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