Doobie Brothers return to the Clay Center
Sixties rock group The Doobie Brothers — known for their eclectic mix of three-part harmonies and leather biker attire — come to the Maier Foundation Performance Hall at the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences on April 14 at 7 p.m. Hits include “What a Fool Believes” (1979), “Jesus Is Just All Right,” “Long Train Runnin’,” “Minute by Minute,” and “You Belong to Me.” They were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, have won four Grammy Awards and sold more than 48 million records worldwide. Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday and range from $59 to $125, with VIP packages starting at $225. For more information, visit www.theclay center.org or call the Clay Center Box Office at 304-561-3570.
50th W.Va. Outdoor Sports Show
The 50th annual West Virginia Outdoor Sports Show is open to the public from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center. The event will showcase the newest inventory in RVs, boats and all-terrain vehicles, and highlight top travel destinations for golfing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking and more. It also offers interactive adventures and games including a catch ‘n’ release trout pond, disc golf display, archer tag, shooting range and a rock wall challenge. Tickets are $7 per person and children 12 and under are free. For more information, call 304-345-1500 or visit 50th Annual WV Outdoor Sports Show on Facebook.
Reading of novel by W.Va. author
West Virginia Public Theatre, in partnership with New York City composers and country music artist Tracy Lawrence, will host a staged reading of “Storming Heaven: The Musical,” based on the award-winning novel by West Virginia author Denise Giardina. “Storming Heaven” is a fictionalized account of the labor strike in southern West Virginia coal mines and the Battle of Blair Mountain. It is set in a 1920s West Virginia town where the coal company steals everything, including the souls of its miners. This is a non-ticketed event, free and open to the public. The reading begins at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Gladys G. Davis Theatre of the WVU Creative Arts Center, located at 1436 Evanddale Drive in Morgantown. Find out more by following West Virginia Public Theatre on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, visit their website at www.wvpublictheatre.org or call 304-381-2382.