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Area entertainment listings 4/19/18-4/25/18

Live Music

123 PLEASANT STREET: hosts April Showers presented by Day One Lifestyle today; Fletcher’s Grove 420 with Culture Thief and Van Gilder Friday; Worst Kept Secret, Horseburner and Gun Metal Gray Saturday; Willie Watson with Maria Allison Sunday; acoustic open mic hosted by Ryan Krofcheck Tuesday; We Got Beats Part 2 hip-hop showcase and networking even Wednesday. Info:

SCHMITT’S SALOON: hosts Savage Road Friday; Marshall Lowry Band with Springbrooke Saturday. Shows at 9 p.m. Info and tickets:

GENE’S BEER GARDEN: 461 Wilson Ave., hosts old-time bluegrass band Newtown Creek Pickets are 9 p.m. today.

BACK IN THE DAY: performs from 8-11 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion in Mount Morris, Pa.

PURPLE COW: hosts Smoke and Mirrors Saturday.

CROSSWIND: performs from 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Morgantown Moose Lodge. Open to the public.

501 BAND: performs at 7 p.m. Friday at the WVU Mountain Opry, Winfield Community Building, Fairmont; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday at The Irish Pub in Weirton.

TOUCH OF COUNTRY: hosts a Spring Fling dinner and dance April 28 at Hotel Morgan. A full homemade buffet dinner begins at 6 p.m., dancing starts at 7 p.m. Info: Bear, 304-288-5622.

BLACK BEAR: hosts music at its downtown and Evansdale locations. Downtown: COZY featuring Jozie Martin and Chris Quattro today; Greg Ice Friday; The Settlement Saturday; Jeff Grable Wednesday. Evansdale: Jake Eddy today; Dan Cunningham Tuesday.

RUBY’S BAR & GRILL: 2430 Smithtown Road, off the Goshen Road exit, is now open, featuring live music with Tony Nichols of Home Brew every Wednesday; live music with Barefoot Colby every Friday. Info:

MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS JAMBOREE: will not have a show on Friday. They will host a show at 6 p.m. April 27, with Mountain Thunder Band and special guests Al Anderson and Jim Costolo.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP: at Bunners Ridge, near Fairmont, will host a Hall of Fame Inductions Reception at 5 p.m., followe by a ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, with Shirley Snider, Noreen Snider, Noreen Arbogast, Lisa Janoske, Whiskey River Band, and The Round-Up Band. Come early for a homecooked dinner. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12. Get a picture with West Virginia’s largest guitar. Information: 304-216-4898.

CENTURY JAMBOREE: at Century Community Center, 10 Gill St., will host a county music show from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, featuring The Century Band and special guest Louis Westfall. Kitchen opens at 1 p.m. Info: 304-844-2449 or

MIDDLETOWN COMMUNITY CENTER: will reopen at 6 p.m. Friday with a country music show featuring Ray Hileman & Wheels of Country and special guests Larry Reed and Jeff Frey. Welcoming new keyboard player, Harley Wood. The kitchen will be open. There will be open mic. $6 admission, children under 12 admitted free. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing.

COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW: 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Winfield Community Building, featuring , along with Mike Drake, Chuck Westfall, Randy Stevens, Jim Harris Jr., Buddy Priest and others. Open mic, door prizes, 50/50 drawing. Kitchen open. Cost is $5, children under 12 admitted free. Info: Peggy, 304-844-6603 or 304-363-4239.

MCS ENTERPRISES: hosts True Country from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, at 8091 N. Mountaineer Highway (8 miles on the right on W.Va. 92, south from the four-way intersection in Reedsville). Admission: $6. Food available, no alcohol allowed. Doors open at 5 p.m. Family-friendly. Info: 304-864-3638.

7TH ANNUAL ACCORDIAN CONCERT: Saturday at the Knights of Columbus, 1529 Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Pre-show starts at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Food available. Info: Mark, 304-366-1456.

WVU CHOIRS CONCERT: featuring Chamber Singers, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir and the West Virginia Community Choir, as well as a performance by the University High School Chamber Choir directed by Barry Kolar, 2 p.m. Sunday in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre, WVU CAC. Tickets: Mountainlair and CAC box offices, or 304-293-SHOW (7469).

FIDDLE WORKSHOPS: focusing on traditional fiddle tunes and styles from the Appalachian region, open to intermediate-level string players, ages 10-adult, stand-alone sessions or come back every month, from 6:45-8:45 p.m. April 25, May 16 and June 26. Info and registration: 304-293-6946.

COMPANY HOUSE ROAD BAND: at 7 p.m. April 28 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. $10 adults, $5 students through high school.

BLACKTOP MOJO: performs May 2 at Mainstage Morgantown.

CHEAT FEST: set for May 4-5 in Albright, featuring Fletcher’s Grove, Strung like a Horse, Stewed Mulligan, Mike Pushkin & the Loyal Opposition, Mountain Ride, Halftime String Band, Two Ton Twig, The Waitmen, EMay, Meadow Run, 18 Strings, Floyd Cowger, Western Ave String Band, Wild Water Band, workshops for all ages, silent auctions, kids’ activities, art market, downriver race, food and more. Sponsored by 123 Pleasant Street. Benefits Friends of the Cheat. Info:

Art & Exhibits

ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER: Arts Mon has teamed up with Mon Health for an auction of more than 75 lots of art to benefit local arts organizations and the Zelda Stein Weiss Cancer Center, April 26 at Hotel Morgan. Doors at 6 p.m., auction at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20, available from Arts Mon board members, at the CVB (201 High St.) and at the door.

ART HISTORY LECTURE: with Nikolas Vakalis, master restorer for 40 years of experience, 5 p.m. today in Bloch Hall, WVU Creative Arts Center.

WHEEL-THROWING POTTERY CLASSES: through May 2 at Riverbend Studio in the Szilagyi Center in Rowlesburg. Teen class: 3-6 p.m.; adult class: 6-9 p.m. Fee is $249 for adults, $30 for teens. Includes instruction, clay, glazes, firings, use of tools. Info and registration: Susan Ramey, 304-288-0832.

MESAROS GALLERIES: in the WVU Creative Arts Center host an exhibition of BFA work by Taylor Miller, Jason Ogaz, Reagan Douglas, Elyse McVicker, Justin Clem, Shannon Dickerson, Gabrielle Herman and Emily Yocum. Hours: Noon-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

SLIGHT INDULGENCE: 3200 Collins Ferry Road, hosts a show of work by retired Mon County art teacher Michael Green, through May.

GALLERY 62 WEST: in Grafton hosts “The Art of Eddie Spaghetti,” a woodblock-printing artist, through May 11.

MORGANTOWN ART ASSOCIATION: April is the “Exhibit 60” show. It is an all-media juried and judged show open to the public for any artist living within a 60-mile radius of Morgantown or a MAA member living farther away. This year’s judge is retired Fairmont State professor Steve Pavlovic. A weaving workshop with Jan Woodward (weave a foot stool top), on Saturday, $40 for members, $45 for nonmembers. On May 5, Lynn Lysick will teach full-day workshop featuring a negative painting in watercolor, $50 for members, $60 for nonmembers. Sign-up sheets available for all workshops are at the gallery. New gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. The Morgantown Art Association Gallery is in the Mountaineer Mall on the Green Bag Road, Info: 304-291-5900,

ART CLASSES AT MICHAEL’S: hosts classes: 1-3 p.m. today, painting, acrylic, landscape — Northern Lights; 3-5 p.m. Saturday, drawing, floral — hummingbird at flower; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, drawing, landscape — Sierra Nevada Mountains; 1-3 p.m. April 26, painting, watercolor, still life — swans; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28, open house, register for future classes at 50 percent off. In case of inclement weather, call the store to see if the class is still scheduled, or if it has been changed to another date and time: 304-296-7310. Classes are $15 each, plus supplies (unless otherwise noted). There are also crochet and knitting classes. Register 24 hours in advance at

MONONGALIA ARTS CENTER: 107 High St., Morgantown, hosts a new collection of paintings by Barbara Beer in the Benedum Galley through April 28, and “It’s an Art and a Science,” a show of cross-disciplinary artwork by local scientists and students in the Davis Gallery. Opening in the Tanner Theatre with a reception from 5-7 p.m. April 27 is “Hesitant,” an exhibition exploring anxiety through sculpture, by Kari Kendelberger, a ceramics student at WVU. Info: or call 304-292-3325. Info:

ART MUSEUM OF WVU: Hosting “Flowing Beyond Heaven and Earth: Master Chinese Ceramists,” “Form and Balance: Ceramics from the Collection” and “Impulse: A Trip Inside.” There will be a Lunchtime Looks program from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, with Professor Jared Sims discussing Thaddeus Mosley’s “Chromatic Articulation for Rahsaan Roland Kirk.” Regular hours: 3:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays; 12:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Docent-led tours are offered from 2-3 p.m. Sundays, no advance reservations needed, walk-ins welcome. Admission is free. Info:

SZILAGYI CENTER IN ROWLESBURG: opens for the season on April 28, featuring the WWII Museum, Preston County Sports Museum, B&O Centenary Bridge Exhibit, the Emporium and the River City Cafe. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Special visits during the week can be arranged by calling Katie at 304-454-9232 Shirley at 304-698-5305. River City Cafe serves homemade lunches on both days.

EARTH DAY QUILLING CLASS: 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Riverbend Studio in the Szilagyi Center in Rowlesburg. Make a 4-by-4 flower on stretched canvas tile. Ages 10 and up. $35 per person. Info and registration: Leah DeLauder,


LINE DANCING CLASS: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at MCS Enterprises, 8091 N. Mountaineer Highway (8 miles on right on W.Va. 92 from the Reedsville four-way intersection). Admission: $5. Info: 304-216-2773.

ECSTATIC DANCE MORGANTOWN: 8:30-10:30 p.m. May 12 at Monongalia Arts Center (MAC), 107 High St., with live music from Nacy and Aalien. Tickets: $10. Proceeds benefit MAC. Info: Call or text, 304-780-0222.


STEM NIGHT: 5-7 p.m. today at Terra Alta East Preston School, featuring more than 20 STEM activities for students and families, including Learning in Motion at the Preston County Schools mobile learning center. Prizes awarded, concessions, free cookie-tasting station, LEGO building station and more. Free admission. Info: Lori, 304-789-2344.

FREE MOVIE SCREENING: of “Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope,” hosted by CASA for Kids Monongalia & Preston Counties, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Gluck Theatre in the WVU Mountainlair. Free and open to the public. Held in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Info: 304-599-1087.

JUDITH GOLD STITZEL: presents “Field Notes From Grief: The First Year,” featuring readings from a work in progress, “After the Eclipse: Years Later, Later Years,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tree of Life Congregation, 242 S. High St., Morgantown.

GOOD VIBES CRAFT FAIR: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28 at the Stewartstown Community Building, Morgantown, featuring local artists and vendors exhibiting pottery, books, jewelry, crystals, homemade dog biscuits, all-natural body care products, incense, greeting cars and more. Chair massages available.

PITTSBURGH DAFFODIL SHOW: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28 at the Shady Side Academy Senior School Ice Rink, 432 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh. Free and open to the public.

MASON-DIXON RAMP FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28-29 at Mason-Dixon Park, Pa. Open-air church service at 9 a.m. April 29. No admission fee, free food and drinks and veterans and their families. Features entertainment, artisans, demonstrations and more. Food starring ramps, as well as desserts, hot dogs and more. Info: 304-798-3596 or

MOUNTAIN MODEL A CLUB BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. April 28 at Philippi Inn Restaurant, U.S. 250, east of Philippi. All Model A owners and potential members welcome. Info: Dianna, 304-624-4968.

INDOOR/OUTDOOR YARD SALE: and hot dog sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5 at McCurdysville Community Building. Rain or shine. Tables for rent, $5. Proceeds used toward upkeep of the center. Info: 304-278-5469.

SPRING YARD SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5 at Goshen Baptist Church, 1070 Goshen Road. Household goods, tools, books, art, toys, movies and more. Homemade breakfast and lunch served. Food includes biscuits and gravy, sloppy joes, hot dogs, chili dogs, slaw and pies. Dine in or carry out. 2018 graduates receive free dessert. Goshen youth bake sale and lemonade stand. Info: 304-291-0711.

25 CENT SALE: and hot dog sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 12 at McCurdysville Community Center. Rain or shine. All items are a quarter, except food. Tables for rent. $5. Info: 304-278-5469.

GUNS & HOSES DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT: at noon May 19 at the Armory, 201 Artillery Drive, Fairmont. Accepting 24 teams of 5 players, so form a team and turn in your forms and money. First-come, first-served. $50/team or $30/team for students. High-school age or up. Admission for non-players is $3. Concessions and a drawing — winning team gets the pick the charity of its choice to receive proceeds from the drawing. Info or to register:

PURSE AND BASKET BINGO FUNDRAISER: 2 p.m. May 20 at the Grant Town Community Building. Tickets are $20 for 20 games. Drawings for baskets, door prizes, 50/50, TIPS, food for sale. Info: 304-278-7777.


“THE THREE MUSKETEERS”: presented by WVU Division of Theatre and Dance, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 17-21, 2 p.m. Sunday, Gladys G. Davis Theatre, WVU Creative Arts Center. Info and tickets: 304-293-SHOW (7469).

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