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Area entertainment listings 6/7/18-6/13/18

Live music

123 PLEASANT STREET: hosts RSK, Clintonics (Late Set), Critk and Gravel today; Scarlet Canary with Arcane Haven and Tell No Tales Friday; Cavern, Beast Friend and What’s Missing Saturday. Info:

MARK PALMER: plays from 9 p.m.-midnight Friday at Gene’s Beer Garden.

BUGSY’S TAVERN: hosts The Davisson Brothers from 5-7 p.m. Friday.

NIC OF TYME: plays from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Westover Park Pavilion to celebrate Frida Covert’s birthday.

501 BAND: plays from 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Buckhannon Eagles.

CROSSWIND: performs from 7-10 p.m. Friday at Carmichaels Activity Center; 2-7 p.m. Saturday at Cheat Lake Independent Hunting Club.

BLACK BEAR: hosts music at its downtown and Evansdale locations. Downtown: Chris Bell Saturday; John Dough Boys Monday; The Masons Wednesday.

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:

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 Miss Jeannie and Jerry Hileman. The kitchen will be open. There will be open mic. $6 admission, children under 12 admitted free. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing.

MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS JAMBOREE: 6 p.m. Friday at Mountain Heights Community Building, featuring Mountain Thunder Band and special guest Tom Roddey. Food available.

COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW: 7-10 p.m. Saturday at New Freeport Firehall, featuring Bob Podish and Smokey Robbins. Admission: $5. Sponsored by the ladies auxiliary.

ANNA JARVIS PARK COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW: hosts a country music show from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, with the Anna Jarvis Stage Band, open mic and special guest John Daugherty. Admission: $6. Children under 12 admitted free. Food available. No alcohol allowed. Info: 304-265-5549.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP: at 2580 Bunner Ridge Road, Fairmont, hosts a country music show at 6 p.m. Saturday, featuring open stage, Jeff Frey, True Country and The Round-Up Band. Admission: $7, adults; $3 ages 6-12. Homecooked dinners available. Information: 304-216-4898.

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

THE SEA THE SEA: performs at 8 p.m. June 17 at The Purple Fiddle in Thomas.

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

JOHNNY CASH TRIBUTE ARTIST: Jed DuVall performs at 7 p.m. June 23 at Preston County Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. $15, adults; $7.50, students through high school.

OLD TIME FIDDLE WORKSHOP: 6:45-8:45 p.m. June 26 at the WVU Creative Arts Center with instructor Rachel Eddy, $31.05. Info: 304-293-6946 or

WEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY CHOIR: concert at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church on June 30 and July 1. Info: or call 304-293-6946.

THE LEGENDS OF ROCK AND ROLL: with Tyler Christopher, of Cincinnati, Ohio, 7 p.m. July 21 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. $15, adults; $7.50, students through high school.

CHARLIE ENGLEKA AND WES RIDENOUR: for a night of guitar music, 7 p.m. July 28, at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. $8, adults; $4 for students through high school.


ALMOST HEAVEN WV SHAGGERS: dance club hosts a dance from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday in the second floor ballroom at Sunny Croft Country Club, Clarksburg. Beginner shag lessons, line dancing and music requests offered. All welcome. Info: 304-439-8861.

SWING AT THE ELKS: 8:15-9:30 p.m. each Tuesday in June, at Elks Lodge 411, 1138 Chestnut Ridge Road. Fundamental Chalreston (level 1) with Tori and Amy; Lindy Hop (level 2) with Alyssa and Ryan, open dance floor with DJ until 10:30 p.m., hosted by Morgantown Swing. $6/lesson or $30 for 6 lessons. Info:

ECSTATIC DANCE MORGANTOWN: freeform dance gathering, 8-10:30 p.m. June 16 in the Tanner Theatre at Monongalia Arts Center. Admission: $10. Ecstatic Dance is a community of people cultivating connections through music and movement. Drug- and alcohol-free, wear comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle, and refrain from photos, videos, shoes and scents.

INTENSIVE SUMMER DANCE ACADEMIES: for youth, teens and teachers, June 24-30. Professional caliber training by guest artists and faculty, overnight accommodations for teens in WVU dorms. Info:

Karaoke & DJs

BARSIDE GRILL: 417 Holland Ave., Westover: karaoke with DJ Shay every Friday and DJ Jeff every Saturday. Info: 304-284-0661.

PURPLE COW: hosts DJ Tony Saturday.

Art & exhibits

PYSANKY EGGS WORKSHOP: with Cass Cooney, learn to make decorated eggs from the Ukraine. Morning and afternoon sessions available on Saturday, at the Aurora General Store (around the corner from Cathedral State Park). For info and registration info:, go to workshops and events.

GALLERY 62 WEST: calls for work for the upcoming “6X6X2018” show, featuring work done in a 6-by-6-inch format. Stop in for a free canvas. The show will run July 6-Aug. 4. Each work will be sold for $10-$20, with some special pricing for art created and donated by professional artists. Drop off dates: June 21-26, during gallery hours. Hours: 1-6 p.m. Thursdays, 4-7 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. Saturdays. Info: 304-376-5066.

MORGANTOWN ART ASSOCIATION: hosts its “Miniature” exhibit, featuring small paintings no larger than 5×7 inches, 3-D art must fit into a 6×6 cube. 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, The 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, watercolor, still life — Crazy Horse; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, open house, register for future scheduled classes for 50 percent off; 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, painting, acrylic, seascape — palm tree and beach; 1-3 p.m. June 14, drawing, still life — cow in field. 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 the 2018 Senior Showcase, featuring work by artists over the age of 50 in north-central West Virginia, opens Friday at MAC, with an opening reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Info: or call 304-292-3325. 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:

EASTON ROLLER MILL: at Easton Mill Road, 300 yards from its intersection with U.S. 119, hosts tours of the mill from 2-5 p.m. on the fourth Sundays of each month, through September (June 24, July 22, Aug. 26 and Sept. 23). Last operational in 1940, the mill machinery will operate during the tours, with the mill engine turning wheels and connecting belts which power the grist stone, corn crusher, roller mills and elevators that carry the product from floor to floor during grinding and processing.

B&O TRAIN DEPOT AND MUSEUM: in Tunnelton will be open from 1-3 p.m. Sundays through September. Admission is free but donations welcome. Info and for tours: 304-568-2559, 304-329-2269, 304-568-2579 or 304-568-2638.


“PETER AND THE STARCATCHER”: presented by West Virginia Public Theatre, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the WVU Creative Arts Center. Tickets: $18-$23. Info and tickets: 304-293-SHOW (7469) or

“THE CLOCK STRIKES NOON” AND “THE RATTLESNAKE’S KISS”: presented at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and June 14-16 and at 2 p.m. Sunday at M.T. Pockets Theatre, 203 Parsons St. in the old Woodburn School complex off Charles Avenue. Tickets: $15, adults; $13 seniors/military; $10, students; $7, children, available at, by calling 304-284-0049 or at the door.

“A MOTHER’S HEART DIVIDED”: written by JoAnn Peterson, performed with Tom Peterson, telling the story of one family’s heartbreak during the Civil War, 4 p.m. June 16, at 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Donations accepted.

INTENSIVE SUMMER ACTING ACADEMY FOR TEENS: presented by the WVU School of Theatre and Dance, June 17-23. Professional caliber training by guest artists and faculty, overnight accommodation for teens at WVU dorms. Info:


MOVIE SCREENING: for “My Uncle John is a Zombie,” 8 p.m Friday-Saturday at Monongalia Arts Center (MAC), 107 High St. Written and directed by John Russo, co-creator of 1968’s “Night of the Living Dead.” Tickets: $10, available at MAC, by calling 304-292-3325 or

MORGANTOWN MOOSE: hosts a Moose Riders meeting at 6;30 p.m. today; gun bash from 1-6:05 p.m. Saturday.

DREAM MACHINES CAR CLUB: hosts Burger King Cruise In from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Burger King, 340 Patteson Drive; Children’s Heart Camp Show Saturday at Premier Chevrolet at University Town Centre, registration from noon-2 p.m., show from 2-5 p.m. (rain date: June 16).

MULE AND DRAFT HORSE SHOW: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday at Reedsville WVU Farm, inside arena, rain or shine. Free admission. Info: 304-864-0526.

EVENING OF REMEMBRANCE FOR MARC THOMAS HARTNETT: Friends of Hartnett will gather from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Star City Riverfront district to celebrate Hartnett’s life, preview new photos that will be part of his upcoming posthumous photo-book publication and more. Proceeds from sales of his photos will be donated to the Monongalia Arts Center Marc Thomas Hartnett Fund for Starving Artists.

POTION CASTLE STAND-UP COMEDY OPEN MIC: 8 p.m. Wednesday at 123 Pleasant Street.

BIG BASKET DRAWING: to raise money for a nurse battling stage 3 colon cancer, 3-7 p.m. June 15 at Westover fire hall. Meal and sheet of 25 tickets: $10. Small basket tickets after admission, $5 for 25. Large baskets: $2 per ticket or $15 for 8. 50/50 drawing.

SMITHTOWN COMMUNITY CRUISE-IN: 5-8 p.m. June 15 at Smithtown Community Center, W.Va. 73, midway between I-79 exits 139 and 146. Dash plaques for the first 50 cars Must be registered to win door prize. Open to all makes, models and years. Alcohol now allowed on grounds. Registration by donation. Food available. Play area for children. Bring lawn chairs. Food available for purchase. Proceeds go toward upkeep of the center.

GOAT GALLOP 5K RUN OR WALK: 7:30 a.m.-noon June 16 at Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Run, walk or stroll through the grounds of the New Deal settlement, play with goats and celebrate with family-friendly activities. Cost for the race is $25. Cost of kids’ race is $3. Info and registration: 304-864-3959 or

BOOK READING AND SIGNING: with author Nancy Abrams, 10:30 a.m. June 16, Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood, during the Preston County Bicentennial Celebration.

“WHERE DID PRESTON COME FROM?”: a presentation by Ervin Fink, 11:15 a.m. June 16 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood, during the Preston County Bicentennial Celebration.

GREAT COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m. June 16 in the downtown parking garage in Fairmont. Spots are $15, applications at, by emailing nikki.lewis@mainstreetfair or 304-360-2171.

READING/BOOK SIGNING: with Gerald D. Swick, former director of Main Street Fairmont, Fairmont State graduate and author of “West Virginia Histories,” 10:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. June 21, at Marion County Historical Museum. Free lemonade and cookies. Free tours.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 174 CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY: 2-8 p.m. June 23 at the American Legion, Post 174, Dellslow. Post will supply hot dogs and hamburgers. Bring a covered dish. Open juke box from 3-6 p.m.

BORN TO SING SHOW CHOIR AND SINGING CAMP: registering for June 25-29 at LIFE UMC, 1564 Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Camp is 3:30-7 p.m. daily, open to ages 5-15, beginners to advanced, without audition. Culminates with a Friday night showcase. Info and registration: email

BINGO: 6 p.m. Fridays at American Legion Post 174, Dellslow. Regular games: $30/$40. CA: $85. Adm. Pack: $25 or AUCP: $25. Light refreshments available. Regular games payout based on attendance.