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Jason Aldean returns to the Charleston Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for his “Back in the Saddle” Tour.

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

Thursday

  • At long last, Jason Aldean returns to the Charleston Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. for his “Back in the Saddle” Tour, featuring HARDY, Lainey Wilson and Dee Jay Silver. Tickets start at $50.25. For more information, call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com

Friday

  • Charleston Ballet opens company director Kim Pauley’s “Dracula: The Seduction” at 7:30 p.m. at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium. Tickets $25 for adults, and $20 for seniors and students. To purchase tickets, call 304-342-6541 or visit www.charlestonballet.com.
  • The West Virginia International Film Festival presents 1988 comedy “Beetlejuice” at 7:30 p.m. at Starlings Coffee and Provisions. Doors at 7 p.m. and tickets are $7. For information, visit WVIFF on Facebook.
  • The Alban Arts Center in St. Albans presents “Terry Pratchett’s The Wyrd Sisters” at 8 p.m. Based on the book by Pratchett, the show is rated PG for “double-entendres, stage fights and puns.” Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for seniors and students. For information, visit www.
  • albanartscenter.com

Saturday

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  • The Kanawha County Rock and Gem Club hosts a rock and gem show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the South Charleston Community Center. Tickets are $3.50 for adults, with children 12 and under admitted free. For information, at www.kanawharockand
  • gemclub.org.
  • The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will kick off its 2021-2022 season at 7:30 p.m. at the Clay Center with a program featuring guest cellist Sterling Elliott and a new work by local composer Matt Jackfert. Face masks are required for all patrons 2 years and older. Tickets start at $13. For information, call 304-561-3570 or visit www.the
  • claycenter.org.

Sunday

  • Aaron Lewis and Stateliners come to the Charleston Municipal Auditorium for an 8 p.m. show. Lewis, a founding member of the rock band Staind, is currently on the country music charts with “Am I The Only One?” Tickets start at $25. For information, call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Upcoming

  • Foreigner rocks the Municipal Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tuesday; Black Violin brings its fusion of classical and hip-hop to the Clay Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; For King & Country visits the Charleston Coliseum Oct. 23; HallowEast takes over Charleston’s East End Oct. 28-31; and the Charleston Light Opera Guild stages its production of “Little Women” Oct. 29 at the Clay Center.

Bill Lynch covers entertainment. He can be reached at 304-348-5195 or lynch@hdmediallc.com. Follow @lostHwys on Twitter and @billiscap on Instagram.

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