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2021 Veterans Day Parade & Ceremony Map

The Charleston Veterans Day parade begins at 11 a.m. Thursday at the corner of Kanawha Boulevard and Capitol Street. The parade will be followed by a ceremony at the overlook at Haddad Riverfront Park.

Things to do this weekend

The weekend is looming. Here are a few events you may want to check out:

The weekend is looming. Here are a few events you may want to check out:

Thursday

  • The Veterans Day Parade hosted by American Legion John Brawley Post 20 and the City of Charleston begins at 11 a.m. at the top of Capitol Street. The parade proceeds to Quarrier Street and then to Goshorn before ending at Kanawha Boulevard. A ceremony will follow at the overlook on Court Street.

Friday

Jurassic Quest comes to the Charleston Coliseum. The exhibit and show features recreated dinosaurs and family activities. The hours for Jurassic Quest are 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.Tickets start at $18. To buy advance tickets or for more information, visit jurassicquest.com

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West Virginia International Film Festival presents “The Goonies” 7 p.m. at Starling’s Coffee and Provisions as its November Film Under the Stars. Tickets $7. Info at wviff.org

Saturday

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  • Wagging Tails and Nitro Ales – Smoke on the Water Edition beginning at noon at Living Memorial Park in Nitro. Music, chili, beer, and vendors. The event is a fundraiser for Dog Bless Animal Rescue and HospiceCare. Chili sampling tickets are $1 for two.
  • West Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents “A Celebration of Keys” 7:30 p.m. at the Clay Center. The concert features guest pianist Jon Nakamatsu, performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as a performance by the symphony of Adolphus Hailstork’s “An American Port of Call.” Tickets start at $13.

The Bob Dylan “Rough and Rowdy Ways” Tour comes to the Charleston Municipal Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $50. To buy tickets, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com

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Sunday

“Mountain Stage” with the North Mississippi Allstars, Cedric Burnside, Corey Harris, Kate Vargas and Jonah Tolchin 7 p.m. at the Culture Center Theater. Tickets $25. Info at mountainstage.org

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Wednesday

  • Teton Gravity Research’s “Stoke the Fire” will be shown 7:15 p.m. at the Clay Center’s Caperton Planetarium. The extreme winter sports film is free, but tickets are required. Email tharris@theclay
  • center.org to reserve a seat.

Upcoming

“Champions of Magic” at the Charleston Coliseum Nov. 17, “Stomp” at the Clay Center Nov. 18 and Brantley Gilbert at the Charleston Coliseum Nov. 19.

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