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Area entertainment listings 6/14/18-6/20/18

Live music

123 PLEASANT STREET: hosts Parsonsfield with Meadow Run Friday; Algiers with Retconned, Culture Thief Saturday; WV Day Travelin Appalachians Revue Wednesday. Info:

MARK PALMER: plays from 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Whippoorwill Bar & Grill.

BACK IN THE DAY BAND: performs Saturday at the Alpine Lake Resort music festival.

HOME BREW BAND: will perform from 9 p.m.-midnight Friday at the Fairmont Eagles, 305 1st St., Fairmont. Open to the public, $5 cover. New members welcome. Info: 304-363-9718.

TRAIN WRECK: plays from 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Sabraton Station.

PURPLE COW: hosts The Vice Saturday.

TRUE COUNTRY: performs from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at MCS Enterprises, 8091 N. Mountaineer Highway (8 miles on W.Va. 92 from the four-way intersection in Reedsville). Admision: $6. Food available. Doors open at 5 p.m. Family friendly, no alcohol. Info: 304-864-3638.

501 BAND: plays from 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday at Clarksburg Eagles; 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at White Front Tavern.

BLACK BEAR: hosts music at its downtown and Evansdale locations. Downtown: Dan Cunningham today; Meadow Run Friday; Nick and Luke 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 Linda Lee and John Daugherty. 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 . Food available.

ALPINE LAKE RESORT MUSIC FESTIVAL: 700 W. Alpine Drive, Terra Alta, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, featuring live music games, craft beer, food vendors, crafters and more. Performing: Noon-1:30 p.m., Silas Powell & the Family Band; 2-3:30 p.m., Back in the Day; 4-5:30 p.m., Moonlight Drive; 6-7:30 p.m., Savage Road; 8-9:30 p.m., Guilty Pleasure/Storm Creek Rising. Paul Burger will perform an acoustic show also. Tickets: $10, adult; ($8, pre-event); $5 children (7-12) ($4 pre-event). Children 6 and under admitted free. Purchase tickets at the front desk of the lodge or call 304-789-2481, Ext. 0 to purchase over the phone and pick them up the day of the event.

COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW: 7-10 p.m. Saturday at New Freeport Firehall, featuring . 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 Larry Santee. 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 Loretta and Conway Twitty tribute show Saturday. Doors open at 4 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m., curtain at 6 p.m. Admission: $10. Homecooked dinners available. Information: 304-216-4898.

CENTURY JAMBOREE: at Century Community Center will be closed Sunday for Father’s Day. Info: 304-844-2449 or

THE SEA THE SEA: performs at 8 p.m. Sunday 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.


BIG BASKET DRAWING: to raise money for a nurse battling stage 3 colon cancer, 3-7 p.m. Friday 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. Friday 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.

SIERRA CLUB ICE CREAM SOCIAL: 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Coopers Rock State Park, shelter 2. Bring a dish to share for lunch. Info:

GOAT GALLOP 5K RUN OR WALK: 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturday 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. Saturday, 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. Saturday at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood, during the Preston County Bicentennial Celebration.

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

DREAM MACHINES CAR CLUB: hosts its Downtown Morgantown Cruise-In, 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, on High Street (rain date: June 27).

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.

VALLEY DISTRICT FAIR CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW: 5:30-8 p.m. Aug. 9-10, all day Aug. 11.


SWING AT THE ELKS: 8:15-9:30 p.m. each Tuesday in June, at Elks Lodge 411, 1138 Chestnut Ridge Road. Fundamental Charleston (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. Saturday 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.

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

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:

Art and exhibits

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. 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). 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. Hours: 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, drawing, still life — cow in field; 1-3 p.m. Friday, painting, acrylic, floral — simply sunflowers; 3:15-5:15 p.m. Saturday, painting, watercolor, still life — lazy panda; 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, painting, watercolor, still life — pink flamingo; 1-3 p.m. June 21, painting, acrylic, still life — lemon. 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.

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:

Karaoke & DJs

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