If you’re maybe done with the Halloween season, send it off for good at Gritt’s Farm in Buffalo for the annual pumpkin smash. Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m., admission gets you into the farm to lay waste to the remaining pumpkins. The day includes pumpkin pie, donut eating contests and pumpk…

The Mountain State Forest Festival returns to Elkins this weekend to usher in the autumn season. The festival, which opens Saturday morning and continues until next weekend, includes “The Strongest Man in the Forest” competition, a chili cook-off, live entertainment, crafts and more. The fes…

If — years ago — Maria Belcher had set out to chart the path to her dream job, she might have found a more direct route.

The first thing you need to know about Robert Haddy’s Outta Time Excape Rooms on Charleston’s East End is that your experience begins the moment you open the door. You’ll be greeted by a mad scientist of sorts — and don’t expect him to leave his character behind.

This year's Symphony Sunday is themed "Summer of Love," in celebration of the “Summer of Love” in 1968 and the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival in 1969. The annual musical event on the University of Charleston's lawn, opposite the state capitol, begins at 1 p.m. and finishes …

Beer lovers packed Kanawha Boulevard in front of the state Capitol in Charleston Saturday for Foam at the Dome despite the day’s off-and-on rain. The annual craft beer and music festival supports urban development efforts by Charleston Main Streets. In its fourth year, the event featured mor…

The seventh annual West Virginia State University and West Virginia State University Foundation Black & Gold Gala will be held April 5 at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center. The event will begin at 6:15 p.m. with a reception and silent auction, followed by dinner and the pro…

Classic rock superstars Kansas return to the Clay Center Thursday night, performing the band’s album “Point of Know Return” in its entirety, along with other songs. The record, released in 1977, was a huge hit for the group and spawned several hits, including the title track and “Dust in the…

Funerals for Monday, January 20, 2020

Coles, Kermit - Noon, Nitro Church of God, Nitro.

Craft, Kim - 11 a.m., Whatcoat United Methodist Church, White Sulphur Springs.

Cutlip, Ruby - 1 p.m., Greene - Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton.

Lawson, Edward - 7 p.m., Lincoln Drive Community Church, South Charleston.

Legg, Wanda - 11 a.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Miller, Charles - 3 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Mitchell, Joshua - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Scott, Linda - 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Tincher, Joe - 1 p.m., Lantz Funeral Home, Alderson.

Wilcox, Brandon - 7 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.