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Area entertainment listings 6/21/18-6/27/18

Live music

123 PLEASANT STREET: hosts Rest Repose and Drewsif Stalin’s Musical Endeavors today; Black Masala w/ Tanagra Friday; We Got Beats. You Got Bars? No. 3 with hip-hop open mic, beat battles between Ell The Sarkaztik 1 vs Konz, and The Ace Of Keys vs DJ Rockstar and showcase performances from Trak Killa, Adrian Michael Brotha Ash and Chandler M. Jones aka Bastardwulf Wednesday. Info:

PURPLE COW: hosts Dylan Barr Friday; Johnny Freak Saturday.

501 BAND: plays from 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at the River Club in Weirton.

NIC OF TYME: plays from 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Morgantown Moose.

BLACK BEAR: hosts music at its downtown and Evansdale locations. Downtown: Jeff Grable today; Tom Batchelor and Fiddler Mike Friday; Cover Me Badd Saturday.

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 Shannon Dadisman and Larry Reed. 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 guests Leo McMillen and Jim Whitehair. Food available.

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 guests Gail Ford and Eloise Parsons. 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 Saturday, featuring open mic, Russ Buchanan, Tane Lynne & Shadow Creek and The Round-Up Band. $7 for adults, $3 children ages 6-12. Homecooked dinners available. Information: 304-216-4898.

CENTURY JAMBOREE: at Century Community Center hosts a country music show from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, with The Century Band and special guest Larry Reed. Kitchen opens at 1 p.m. . Info: 304-844-2449 or

JED DUVALL: Johnny Cash tribute artist, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday 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. Saturday 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. Tuesday 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, paying homage to Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and Elvis, 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.


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. today, at Marion County Historical Museum. Free lemonade and cookies. Free tours.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 174 CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY: 2-8 p.m. Saturday 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 Monday-June 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.

NORTH CENTRAL WV PARKINSONS GROUP: hosts its monthly meeting June 30 at Eat’n Park in Bridgeport. Guest speaker is Jim Salai, from the Rock Steady Boxing Program. Room available at noon, speaker at 1p.m. No cost to join group. Info: Tracy, 304-363-1028.

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE: at West Virginia University, known as OLLI@WVU, located in Mountaineer Mall on Green Bag Road, provides programs and educational opportunities designed for adults 50 and over. An upcoming schedule includes: New membership year begins, July 1; summer term classes, July 9-Aug. 18; fall term registration begins, Sept. 10; fall open house, Sept. 13; 12th Annual Irving Goodman Aging Lecture, Sept. 26; fall term classes begin, Oct. 1. For more info, go to or call 304-293-1793.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6-8 p.m. July 16-20 and 2-5 p.m. July 21 at Sturgiss Church. Carnival with food, treats, drinks and lots of games. Info: 304-698-9402.

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

Art & 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: today-Tuesday, 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.

SIP AND BID ART AUCTION: fundraiser, 7 p.m. July 14 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Silent auction featuring work by local artisans.

JUDY RAESE’S: recent works will be on display through July 31 at Slight Indulgence, at 3200 Collins Ferry Road, for the exhibit titled “This is Us.”

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. July’s show will be “Artist’s Choice,” with take-in from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 11 at the gallery. June artist of the month is Polly Johnson, a retired teacher and multidimensional artist who works in oil, watercolor and also as a jewelry designer. 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, $6 per class) and 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays (OLLI and MAA members only). No classes during the week of June 25 or July 2. 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, painting, acrylic, still life — lemon; 3:15-5:15 p.m. Saturday, drawing, steampunk, clock tower; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, make it, watercolor — cacti in pot (free, supplies are extra); 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, drawing, anime — lollipop chilbi; 1-3 p.m. June 28, painting, watercolor — cherry tree. 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. 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: The museum will host a West Virginia Day celebration from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, featuring a the Museum Find-It Game. Exhibitions on display are: “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. Admission is free. from Info:

Karaoke & DJs

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

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


ALMOST HEAVEN WV SHAGGERS: hosts a dance from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday in the second floor ballroom at the Sunny Croft Country Club in Clarksburg. Beginners shag lessons, line dancing, and music requests offered. Everyone 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 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:

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

SUMMER DANCE: 8 p.m.-midnight July 14 at the Szilagyi Center in Rowlesburg, featuring music by Nic of Tyme. Doors open at 7 p.m. Adults only (ages 18 and older). BYOB and snacks. $10 per person. Info: Kenetta, 304-454-9288.


“A HATFUL OF RAIN”: presented by WVPT today-Sunday in the Gladys G. Davis Theatre at the WVU Creative Arts Center. Tickets: $20$23. Info and tickets: 304-293-SHOW (7469).