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Area entertainment listings 5/10/18-5/16/18

Live music

123 PLEASANT STREET: hosts Medic Aid featuring Fletcher’s Grove today; Bass Experiment featuring Brightside Friday; Goodwolf, J. Marinelli and The Furr Saturday. Info:

CROSSWIND: performs from 7-10 p.m. Friday at the Activity Center in Carmichaels, Pa.; 8-11 p.m Saturday at Morgantown Moose Lodge. Open to the public.

PURPLE COW: hosts Train Wreck Saturday.

THE HOME BREW BAND: featuring Terry Nichols performs from 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday at the Fairmont Eagles, 305 1st St., Fairmont. $5 cover charge, open to the public. Info: 304-363-9718.

ROCKIN’ REDNECKS: perform from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday at Last Stop.

BACK IN THE DAY: performs from 9-11 p.m. Saturday at Long Branch Saloon, Oakland, Md.

TRAIN WRECK: (former members of Stix-n-Stonz, Mr. X and The Virgins) play 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday at Purple Cow.

501 BAND: performs from 6-7 p.m. Friday at Clarksburg Armory; 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday at The 88 Restaurant & Lounge.

THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS: perform May 18 at the Metropolitan Theatre on High Street. Tickets: $30, proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish. To buy: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

BLACK BEAR: hosts music at its downtown and Evansdale locations. Downtown: Buffalo Rose today; Weary Space Wanderers Friday; Meadow Run Saturday. Evansdale: The Masons today; Charles Godwin 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:

MT. HEIGHTS JAMBOREE: hosts a show at 6 p.m. Friday, featuring Touch of Country, Larry Reed, Jim Costolo and Jim Whitehair. Food available.

MIDDLETOWN COMMUNITY CENTER: will host a show at 6 p.m. Friday with a country music show featuring Ray Hileman & Wheels of Country and special guests Linda Lee and John Daugherty. 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.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP: at Bunners Ridge, near Fairmont, will host a country music show at 6 p.m. Saturday, featuring open stage, Shane Masters, Blackhorse 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.

DINNER AND COUNTRY MUSIC WITH MOM: Mother’s Day show featuring Tane Lynne & Shadow Creek and special guest Leo McMillen, Sunday at the Winfield Community Building, outside Fairmont. Dinner will be baked steak with mashed potatoes and all the fixings. Open mic, 50/50, cake walk, special gifts for moms and more. Dinner served at 1 p.m., show starts at 2 p.m. Admission is $6, dinner is $7. Info: 304-216-4898 or go to Tane Lynne & Shadow Creek on Facebook.

CENTURY JAMBOREE: at Century Community Center, 10 Gill St., will be closed Sunday for Mother’s Day. Info: 304-844-2449 or

PRESTON HS SHOW CHOIR, ENSEMBLES AND SOLOISTS: perform at 7 p.m. Friday at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Donations benefit the PHS choral program.

18 STRINGS: performs at 7 p.m. Saturday at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Admission: $10, adults; $5 students through high school

WEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY CHOIR: begins rehearsals for its abbreviated summersSeason on Monday. This season will conclude with a performance of Mozart’s Requiem, along with member participants of the Fairmont State University Community Chorus, and community members from throughout the tri-state area. Rehearsals will take place at 7 p.m. Mondays (except Memorial Day) at the Creative Arts Center, and there will be additional rehearsals the weekend of the event at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church on June 30 and July 1. Register by contacting the WVU Community Music Program at or call 304-293-6946.

ASHES TO NEW: plays with Otherwise, May 18 at Mainstage Morgantown. Info and tickets:

“HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING”: concert by Christina Nassif, soprano, accompanist Dr. Thomas J. Nassif and baritone Jamie Kotmair, 3 p.m. May 26 at the Szilagyi Center, as part of the 11th annual River City Festival of the Arts, Rowlesburg. $15, students admitted free.

JED DUVALL: Johnny Cash tribute artist, will perform at 7 p.m. June 23 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kinwood. $15 for adults, $7.50 for students through high school.


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:

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

CELEBRATION OF MARC THOMAS HARTNETT: 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Monongalia Arts Center, 107 High St., in the Tanner Theatre, featuring Irish music and a display of Hartnett’s photography. A collection of his work will be available to order at MAC. All proceeds benefit the Marc Thomas Hartnett MAC Fund for Starving Artists.

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.

REVIVAL: 7 p.m. May 21-23, Rose of Sharon Church, 105 Maplewood Drive, Marion County Senior Center, with Pastor Bobby Lowther. Info: Peggy, 304-844-6603.

MOUNTAIN MODEL A CLUB BREAKFAST: 9 a.m. May 26 at Ryan’s Family Restaurant, Emily Drive, Clarksburg. All Model A members and potential members welcome. Info: Dianna, 304-624-4968.

ANNUAL HOSTA SHOW: 1-4 p.m. June 2 at Soergel Orchards Farm Market, 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford, Pa. Hosta plant sales start at 10 a.m. Free and open to the public. Entries accepted from 5-8 p.m. June 1 and 8-10 a.m. June 2. Info: Jim, 724-933-3382.

BIG BASKET DRAWING: to raise money for a nurse battling stage 3 colon cancer, 3-7 p.m. June 15 at Westover fire hall.

Art & exhibits

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.

SPRING ARTS WALK: hosted by Main Street Morgantown, 6-9 p.m May 18 downtown. Mon County Schools Visual Arts Exhibition will be on display at MAC, 107 High St., where Jenny Wilson will perform with Emily Welsh from 6-9 p.m., followed by an after-walk performance by Soup Camel Music at 9:15 p.m. ($10 cover for this performance).

POTTERY CLASSES AT ZENCLAY: All-level wheel throwing: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, May 7-June 18; noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays, May 8-June 12; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 10-June 14, $190 for beginners (plus tool kit), $225 for intermediate/advanced. Intermediate/advanced-only wheel throwing: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 9-June 13, $225. All-level handbuilding clay: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 24-June 14, $150 for beginners. Info and registration:

PAINT & SIP: with Holly Groves, 6 p.m. May 18 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. $25 per person, reserve by Friday by calling 304-329-1715.

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

MORGANTOWN ART ASSOCIATION: hosts its “Exhibit 60” show through May, featuring work by artists who live within 60 miles of Morgantown. Open studio time is available from 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays for oil and acrylics artists, cost $5, space to store canvases and supplies provided, some easels available, call Jane at 304-296-0068 or email Watercolor classes with Susan Hall Witt from 10 a.m.-noon Mondays (everyone welcome, all levels) and 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays (OLLI and MAA members only). Kappa Tau meeting will be from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday at the home of Byron and Susan Witt, lunch served, will be making glass mosaics, RSVP to 304-290-6127 to attend. There will be a plein-air oils workshop with T.M. Nicholas, Aug. 17-19, cost is $200 for members, $225 for non-members, sign up sheets at the gallery and online, Membership is open to high school-age and older, dues is $35 a year. 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 — bridge at sunset; 3:15-5:15 p.m. Saturday, drawing, floral — lady bug; 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, drawing, landscape — lighthouse; 1-3 p.m. May 17, painting, watercolor — positive flowers. 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 “Hesitant,” an exhibition exploring anxiety through sculpture, by Kari Kendelberger, a ceramics student at WVU, in the Tanner Theatre; work by Monongalia County Schools art students in the Benedum gallery. 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.” 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: is open for the season, 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.

ARTHURDALE HERITAGE: hosts museum tours from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through the end of October. Tour an original 1930s homestead and the buildings along W.Va. 92 in Preston County, used in the nation’s first New Deal homestead subsistence community championed by Eleanor Roosevelt. Craft shop open. Admission charged, parking is free. Info: 304-864-3959 or

STAINED GLASS SALE: Arthurdale Heritage will hold a 50-cent a Pound Stained Glass Sale at 9 a.m. Friday-Saturday, in the lower-level Loom Room of the historic Center Hall located along Rt. 92 in Preston County. Dave Houser, a long-time local stained glass artist, has plenty of European and domestic glass of multiple colors, opalescent sheets, and cathedral sheets available. He’s now retired and wants others to use the remaining glass. Bring boxes and packing materials to handle your purchases.


ECSTATIC DANCE MORGANTOWN: 8:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday 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.

SQUARE/TRADITIONAL DANCE: 8 p.m. Saturday at Marilla Center, hosted by Morgantown Friends of Old Time Music and Dance, with music by Relative Harmony from Ontario, Canada, and caller Judy Greenhill. Dances taught before dancing; singles, all ages welcome. $5. Directions:

STARS AND STRIPES DANCE PARTY: 6-11 p.m. May 19 at American Legion Post 174 in Dellslow. DJ and Karaoke by Shery from 7-11 p.m. Kitchen open from 5-9 p.m. Wear your red, white and blue. Info: 304-291-4676.

RIVER CITY FESTIVAL DANCE: 8 p.m.-midnight May 26 at the Szilagyi Center in Rowlesburg. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Classics Rock will perform. Casual dress. 18 and older event. Cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Bring your own beverages and snacks.


“WEST OF BROADWAY”: 7:30 p.m. today at Preton High, presented by the Preston High Theatre Department, featuring the 2018 Musical Theatre Ensemble and Musical Tehatre 1 Class. No admission fee.

“ON GOLDEN POND”: presented by M.T. Pockets Theatre Company, 8 p.m. May 17-19, 2 p.m. May 20 at M.T. Pockets Theatre, 203 Parsons St., Morgantown. Info and tickets: 304-284-0049 or

“WWI: THE WAR TO END ALL WARS, CHRISTMAS TRUCE”: presented by Preston High Theatre Ensemble, 2:30 p.m. May 27, Szilagyi Center, Rowlesburg, as part of the 11th annual River City Festival of the Arts. Admission: $15, students admitted free.