Area entertainment listings 10/11/18-10/17/18

Live music

123 PLEASANT STREET: hosts Elektric Voodoo, Culture Thief, Marjorie Gardens and Before I Sleep Friday; Cavern, Horseburner and Rat Ship Saturday; Monstalung’s We Got Beats Do You Have Pt. 6, unifying the Morgantown hip hop community with beat battles from local producers, showcases from local artist and a open mic session for local artist Wednesday. Info:

BLACK BEAR: hosts music at its downtown and Evansdale locations. Downtown: Trae Buckner today; Jason Good’s Blues Band Friday; High Street Jazz Band Saturday; Wes Hager Wednesday.

CROSSWIND: performs from 7-10 p.m. Friday at the Activity Center in Carmichaels, Pa.

JOHN BOLTON: performs at a dance from 8-11 p.m. Friday at Fairmont Eagles 2373, 305 1st St., Fairmont. No cover charge, open to the public. New members welcome. Info: 304-363-9718.

BUGSY’S TAVERN: hosts DBI Band plays from 5-7 p.m. Friday; hog roast Tuesday with Floyd Cowger playing at 2 p.m.

501 BAND: performs from 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Morgantown Moose.

MUNDY’S PLACE: 669 Madigan Ave., hosts Jeff Grable at 8 p.m Friday.

DUKE’S MUSIC: a baroque ensemble from Duquesne University, plays at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 309 Baldwin St. $20 suggested donation.

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 host a show at 6 p.m. Friday, with special guests Jim Whitehair and Doug Howard, along with Mountain Thunder Band. Menu will be sloppy joes, hot dogs, French fries, homemade apple dumplings and ice cream.

COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW: 6-9:30 p.m. Friday at Crossroads Community Building, featuring special guests performing country and bluegrass music. Admission: $5, children under 12 admitted free. Kitchen closed, but coffee, soft drinks and snacks available. No alcohol allowed. Info: 304-265-5510 or 304-842-8812.

MIDDLETOWN COMMUNITY CENTER: which hosts the Ray Hileman & Wheels of country shows, will be closed until further notice.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP: at 2580 Bunner Ridge Road, Fairmont, will host a country music show Saturday with Shane Masters, Roby Comas Wild & Wonderful Band, and The Round-Up Band. Doors open at 4 p.m. Dinner available at 5 p.m. Show begins at 6 p.m. Cost: $7 for adults, $3 for children 6-12. 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 Tom Goldsmith. Kitchen opens at 1 p.m. Info: 304-844-2449 or

MACGLEE CHORAL ENSEMBLE: begins rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Tanner Theatre. Rehearsals are held every Thursday evening. Always looking for new members. Info: Director Ken Godwin, 304-599-2431.

WEST VIRGINIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA  WITH LEE GREENWOOD: “SALUTE TO AMERICA”: Oct. 19 at the WVU Creative Arts Center. Tickets start at $39 for general public, all tickets $14 for WVU students, available at the Mountainlair and CAC box offices,, 304-293-SHOW (7469) and 1-800-745-3000.

MIKI SAWADA: a concert pianist based in New York, will perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood, as part of her Gather Hear Tour. Admission by donation.

THE LARRY DELAWDER FAMILY: from Branson, Mo., will be at Morgantown Bible Church in Brookhaven at 6 p.m. Oct. 20. Larry sings, plays the harmonica and is a Barney Fife impersonator. The entertainment is free and open to the public.

LIFE UMC SCHOOL OF MUSIC: 3000 Technology Drive, Fairmont: Registration for fall 2018 now open for September for private studies in piano, voice and guitar. All ages and levels accepted. Info:

WEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY CHOIR: has begun its fall semester at the WVU Creative Arts Center. Ages range from teen-adult and range in ability from beginner to experienced. Info: 304-293-6946.

MORGANTOWN COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA: accepting members for fall season, intermediate and advanced level players welcome. Maestro is Andre Januario. Open to all ages. Free trial audition and sit-in recommended for new members, followed by a chat with the director. Orchestra meets from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the WVU CAC, room 2070. Info: 304-293-6946.

WVU COMMUNITY MUSIC PROGRAM: offers piano, violin, guitar, voice and other lessons for groups, private instruction and participation in several ensembles. Info: 304-293-6946.

BEGINNER GROUP PIANO FOR KIDS LESSONS: have begun with instructor Dipendra Sunam, at the WVU Creative Arts Center, and run for 10 weeks. Designed for ages 6-9, offered at two levels. Info: 304-293-6946.

Art and exhibits

MORGANTOWN ART ASSOCIATION: The All-Member Show will be held in October. 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 ($6 per class) and 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays (OLLI and MAA members only). Gallery is in the Mountaineer Mall on the Green Bag Road, Info: 304-291-5900,

MONONGALIA ARTS CENTER: features “Screen Shots,” an exhibition that celebrates the big screen, in the Davis Gallery; “As I Stroll,” an exhibition by Pittsburgh artist Christopher Boring, in the Benedum Gallery. Info: or 304-292-3325.

FUNDRAISER ART AUCTION: for Food for Preston, School Stores for Preston County and Preston County Arts Center, 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Bid on works by more than a dozen local artists, and more in a silent auction. Music by Karen Bright. Appetizers using local ingredients. Donate a non-perishable food item for admission.

SLIGHT INDULGENCE: 3200 Collins Ferry Road, features an exhibit of oils and watercolors by Jane Cardi, Oct. 15-Nov. 5, with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 15. All are welcome.

ART CLASSES AT MICHAEL’S: hosts classes: 1-3 p.m. today, painting, acrylic, still life — pumpkin and sunflowers; 3:15-5:15 p.m. Saturday, painting, watercolor, still life — cat among pumpkins; 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, painting, acrylic, still life — bird in birches; 1-3 p.m. Oct. 18, drawing, still life — elephants. Classes are $15 each, plus supplies (unless otherwise noted), and begin promptly at the time listed. There are also crochet and knitting classes. Register 24 hours in advance at

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:

ART MUSEUM OF WVU: Exhibitions on display are: “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. Info:


SWING AT THE ELKS: 8:15-9:30 p.m. starts the second Tuesday and runs each Tuesday through October, at Elks Lodge 411, 1138 Chestnut Ridge Road, hosted by Morgantown Swing. Open dance floor with DJ until 10:30 p.m. Cost is $6/lesson or $30 for 6 lessons. Info:

DANCE: to music by perform John Bolton, 8-11 p.m. Friday at Fairmont Eagles 2373, 305 1st St., Fairmont. Open to the public, no cover. New members welcome. Info: 304-363-9718.

SQUARE AND CONTRA: barn dance, 6 p.m. Friday at Preston County Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood, with caller Taylor Runner and Kennedy Barn String Band. All ages. 7 p.m., all ages over 8 years. $5 per person or $10 per family. Kids under 12 admitted free.

MORGANTOWN FRIENDS OF OLD TIME MUSIC: hosts a dance with caller Dave Shombert and music by Allegheny Hellbenders from 8-10:30 p.m. Saturday at Marilla Park Center. Cost is $7, adults; $5, students; $7, families. Refreshments served. Beginners and singles welcome. No experience necessary. Info:

MEDIEVAL ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASS: 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Similar to square or contra dance. Instructor Ellen McDaniel-Weissler, $5 per person, minimum 10 people are needed for the class to be held. Info: 304-441-2315, register by Nov. 3.


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. Payout based on attendance.

MON COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOC.: hosts meetings from 7-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the WVU County Extension Office in Westover. Info: Debbie, 304-367-9488 or

UNDERCOVER INTENSIVE: 5 p.m. today to noon Saturday at Jumonville Christian Camp and Retreat Center, 887 Jumonville Road, Hopewood, Pa. Rena Perozich will speak and Kendall Hodge will lead worship. Tickets: undercover-intensive-2018-tick ets-49283129166.

ARTHURDALE HERITAGE: Fall Festival and Craft Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Arthurdale Heritage Inc., featuring handmade crafts, food, hay rides, kids’ games, face painting, blacksmithing and face painting demos, museum open and more. Free parking and admission.

THE FEST: a community festival featuring family, food and fun, is set for noon-3 p.m. Saturday at Covenant EMC/Harvest Church of God, 800 Green Bag Road. Free bounce houses and inflatable games, free face painting, food trucks on site.

CHILI COOK-OFF AND BAKE-OFF: 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Community United Methodist Church, 1966 Grafton Road (across from Clinton District VFD). All proceeds benefit Scotts Run Settlement House.

MORGANTOWN NEWCOMERS CLUB LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at Bourbon Prime, 2 Waterfront Place, inside the Marriott Hotel. Cost is $20, includes lunch, dessert and beverage. Speaker will be Aaron Marko, discussing critical response training. Info: or

MOUNTAINEER MEMORY MAKERS ORNAMENT CLUB: hosts a event from 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Oct. 20, at Pierpont Center Hallmark store. This is one of 20 clubs selected to win this event. Keepsake ornament artists Robert Hurlbert and Rodney Gentry will sign ornaments. Free breakfast snacks will be served. Club is collecting new crayons, colored pencils, markers and cartoon Band-Aids for the WVU Children’s Box of Hope.

THE LARRY DELAWDER FAMILY:  from Branson, Mo., will be at Morgantown Bible Church in Brookhaven at 6 p.m. Oct. 20. Larry sings, plays the harmonica and is a Barney Fife impersonator. The entertainment is free and open to the public.

ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA: West Virginia region, hosts a car show from noon-3 p.m. Oct. 21 at Anthony’s Cadillac/Chevrolet dealership. Registration at 11 a.m. Dash plaques for first 50 entries. Trophies for oldest, farthest traveled and special pick. Door prizes, food available. All welcome.

NEIGHBORHOOD FALL PIG ROAST: noon-5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Cheat Lake Community Church, 527 Tyrone Road, featuring games and food. Info: 304-594-3710.

KIDS HALLOWEEN PARTY: 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Co-hosted with SPROUT. Info: 304-435-9690.

ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Goshen Baptist Church, 1070 Goshen Road, Morgantown. Free family fun with safe treats, games, prizes, skits, free hot dogs, popcorn and more.

“RECOVER BOYS”: screening 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood. Followed by a discussion on the opioid epidemic.

DJ and karaoke

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

KARAOKE: 6-9 p.m. Saturday at MCS Enterprises, 8091 N. Mountaineer Highway (8 miles from the Reedsville four-way intersection). Admission: $6. Food available. Doors open at 5 p.m. Family friendly, no alcohol. Info: 304-864-3638.

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