Entertainment listings: March 28-April 3

Live music

123 PLEASANT STREET: hosts People’s Blues of Richmond and lespecial today; The Clarks with Last Year’s Model Friday; Optimus Riff & Mateo Monk Saturday; Lorna Shore and Enterprise Earth with Bodysnatcher and Shotgun Surgeon Tuesday. Info: 123pleasantstreetcom.

BLACK BEAR: hosts music at its downtown and Evansdale locations.

TRIAL BY FIRE: plays from 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Saraton Station. Info: facebook.com/trialbyfirewv.

JAKE UJHELYI & TRIPLE THREAT: will play from 8-11 p.m. Friday at Fairmont Eagles 2373, 305 1st St., Fairmont. Open to the public, $5 cover. New members welcome.

501 BAND: performs from 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday at Clarksburg Eagles.

BUGSY’S TAVERN: hosts Kristen Federer from 3-5 p.m. and Davisson Brothers from 5-7 p.m. Friday.

PURPLE COW: hosts Trainwreck Saturday.

MARK PALMER: plays from 9 p.m.-midnight Friday at Crockett’s Lodge.

MUNDY’S PLACE: hosts Kenny West at 7 p.m. today.

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: facebook.com/rubysbar73/.

NORTH PRESTON SENIOR CENTER: hosts Fun Nights, welcoming J B H Band, performing country music, at 6 p.m. Friday. 50/50 drawing, prizes and more. Food available. Free and open to the public, all ages welcome. Info: 304-379-1165.

MIDDLETOWN COMMUNITY CENTER: which hosts the Ray Hileman & Wheels of country shows, is closed for the winter.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP: at 2580 Bunner Ridge Road, Fairmont, hosts a country music show with Ronnie McDowell starting at 6 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 4 p.m. Music starts at 6 p.m. Ronnie goes on at 8:30 p.m. VIP tickets with meet-and-greet and up-front seating: $40. General admission: $25 (all tickets $5 more at the door). Info: Donna, 304-816-6151 or 304-367-0567. Home-cooked dinners available. No alcohol allowed.

MCS ENTERPRISES LLC: hosts a live music show featuring Company House Road Band from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the MCS Enterprises building, 8091 N. Mountaineer Highway (8 miles on the right on W.Va. 92 from the four-way in Reedsville). Admission: $6. Food available. Doors open at 5 p.m. Family-friendly. No alcohol. Info: 304-864-3638.

CENTURY JAMBOREE: at Century Community Center hosts a country music show from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, featuring The Century Band and special guest Brandon Howdershelt. Kitchen opens at 1 p.m. Info: 304-844-2449 or centuryjamboreewv@gmail.com.

GRAHAM NASH: presents “An Intimate Evening of Songs & Stories,” Friday at the WVU Creative Arts Center. Tickets start at $39 for general public, $29 for WVU students. Available at the Mountainlair and CAC box offices, ticketmaster.com, and 304-293-SHOW (7469) and 1-800-745-3000.

FAIRMONT CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY: hosts a concert featuring Almava Trio at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter the Fisherman Church on Jackson Street in downtown Fairmont. Tickets: $10, adults; $6, senior citizens and students, available at the door.

HIGH STREET JAZZ BAND: performs at 8 p.m. April 6 at Monongalia Arts Center, 107 High St. Tickets are $10, at MAC lobby desk, 304-292-3325 or monartscenter.com.

VANDALIA TRIO: performs at 4 p.m. April 7 in the Tanner Theatre at Monongalia Arts Center. Tickets are $10 at MAC lobby desk, 304-292-3325 or monartscenter.com.

MOUNTAIN STAGE WITH KATHY MATTEA: 7 p.m. April 28 at the WVU Creative Arts Center. Also featuring Darlingside, Greg Brown, Lula Wiles, Si Kahn and the Looping Brothers, and Sean McConnell. Tickets start at $27 for general public, $10 for WVU students. Info: events.wvu.edu. Tickets: 304-293-SHOW (7469) or ticketmaster.com.

WEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY CHOIR: Open to WVU students and staff and adult and senior community members. WVCC meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at the WVU CAC and gives several performances throughout each term. Membership fee is $34.25 plus $10 processing fee. Info: 304-293-6946.

MACGLEE CHORAL ENSEMBLE: The MCglee community choral group is now beginning registration for the winter/spring season. MACglee Choral group is sponsored by the Monongalia Arts Center and is directed by Ken Godwin. Present and former singers are invited to come and share their vocal talents and love for choral singing. Rehearsals are at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Mon Arts Center, in the Tanner Theater. New singers are always welcome to join the MACglee. Info: Ken Godwin at 304-599-2431. Present and former singers are to contact Michele Vidulich at 304-288-1882 or email their willingness to be a part of the group to michvidul@aol.com. The first rehearsal of the choir was Feb. 6, MAC, High Street, Morgantown. This year’s choral group has singers from Morgantown area, Preston County, Taylor County and Marion County. No fees. Singers are invited to sign up as quickly as possible.

MORGANTOWN YOUTH CHOIR: has started its rehearsal schedule at the WVU Creative Arts Center. MYC meets from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursdays in room 4129, under the direction of Leticia Grutzman. Singers ages 10-18 welcome. Several performances are given throughout the term. 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.

Events

BINGO: Games at 6 p.m. Fridays at American Legion Post 174, Dellslow. Regular games: $30/$40. CA: $85. Adm. Pack: $25 or AUCP: $25. Info: 304-692-6639.

MON COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION: 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 debbeez7@yahoo.com.

SHIITAKE MUSHROOM WORKSHOP: 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Arnettsville Community Center, with instructor Dr. Dave McGill, WVU Forest Resources Extension Specialist. Learn how to produce shiitakes and take home an inoculated log. Free, but reservations required. RSVP to Jennifer Steele at jksteele2@comcast.net or 304-278-5479. Supported by the Weldon Family Foundation Trust.

CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the National Guard Readiness Center. Cash only, bring your own bags. Proceeds donated to Christian Help to directly aid their programs.

WESTWOOD CRAFT FAIR: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Westwood Middle School, featuring crafters, vendors, concessions and more. $1 admission. Proceeds benefit Westwood PTO.

PROM CHIC BOUTIQUE: 3-8 p.m. April 5 at Christian Help, offering a large selection of gowns, shoes, accessories, suits, ties and more for teens, male and female, at no charge. Info: 304-296-0221.

QUILTERS YARD SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 6 at Browns Mill Propane, 14573 Veterans Memorial Highway, Reedsville. Fabric, patterns, misc. quilting items and a craft boutique.

MODEL RAILROAD SPRING OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6 and noon-4 p.m. April 7 at the Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society, 128 Pleasant St., Morgantown. Model railroad exhibits, auctions, videos, information and more. Info: 304-276-1046, MVRRC.org or facebook.com/MVRRHS.

COUNTRY ROADS QUILT GUILD MEETING: 6 p.m. April 11 at Country Roads Quilt Shop in Seneca Center. All quilters welcome.

SCREENING OF ‘COUNTRY MUSIC: A FILM BY KEN BURNS’: 7:30 p.m. April 16 in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre, WVU Creative Arts Center. Tickets are $13 plus fees. Doors open at 7 p.m. WVU Bluegrass and Old Time Band will perform in the lobby before the screening. Info and tickets: wvpublic.org/countrymusic.

WVU PUPPET MOBILE: stops at Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St., Kingwood, at 1 p.m. April 19. $10 per family. Easter egg hunt to follow the program.

SPRING PURSE BINGO: May 4 at Arnettsville Community Center, with Vera Bradley, Thirty-One and Kate Spade. Doors open at noon, early bingo begins at 1 p.m., regular bingo at 2 p.m. Bags and drawings posted on the Arnettsville Community Center Facebook page. Tickets: $20 for 20 games. Boards available for early bird games and a 21st game. Concessions available. Info: Terry, 304-278-9973 or Sherry, 304-290-6264.

Art and exhibits

ART CLASSES AT MICHAEL’S: hosts art classes: 3:15-5:15 p.m. Saturday, painting, watercolor — Crazy Horse; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, painting, watercolor, floral — positive flowers; 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday, drawing, still life — tree study. Classes are $15 each, plus supplies (unless otherwise noted), and begin promptly at the time listed. This is the last week for these classes at Michaels. Look in the next Week’s Worth for a new listing for Art Classes by Cheryl.

MORGANTOWN HISTORY MUSEUM: hosts a reception from 2-4 p.m. Saturday for Morgantown’s Real Rosie the Riveter, where Daughters of the American Revolution will honor Anna King Hess, who worked in a defense plant. She will be on hand to tell her story. The reception is open to the public.

PATTY LOY-COLEBANK: hosts a show of whimsical paintings, titled “My, Oshka, My,” at Unique Consignment in Star City, through April 17.

MORGANTOWN ART ASSOCIATION: at Mountaineer Mall on Green Bag Road hosts a judged photography show for March, with judge Dale Sparks of Pro Photography. April’s show will the annual juried “Exhibit 60” exhibition, with take-in on April 3. Judge and juror for that show is Sue Archer. The artist of the month for March is D. Byron Witt of Morgantown. Byron is retired from Mylan and has always enjoyed taking pictures. Open studio time for oil and acrylics artists is available from 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $5 and space to store wet canvas and supplies will be provided at the gallery. Some easels are available. Info: 304-296-0068 or e-mail drjcardi@gmail.com. Watercolor classes by Susan Hall Witt are every Monday and Tuesday at the gallery. Monday’s classes are open to the public and are held 10 a.m.-noon, cost is $6. Tuesday’s classes are 1:30-4 p.m. and are free for OLLI and MAA members. All levels are welcome. Info: 304-291-5900, or call Susan at 304-290-3340 or visit our website. Next major workshop is Sue Archer in April. Sue is a master at capturing light in her paintings. For information on her and the other artists coming up, go online or visit the gallery. There are still openings available for this workshop. All levels are accepted in her workshops. Sterling Edwards workshop is now full but we will be taking waitlist for his workshop. Sue Archer and Chris Leeper are filling fast. A $100 deposit holds your place. Membership in the Morgantown Art Association is open to all artists, art lovers, and supporters of art in our area. Age requirement is above high school age and yearly dues are $35, this allows you to participate in monthly shows, Kappa Tau, and art classes. We are always excited to get new members. Contact: Sally Digman at sal.digman@gmail.com or call 301-291-0637 about joining MAA. Applications for membership are available at the gallery and online at our website. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Info: morgantownartassociation.com or on Facebook at Morgantown Art Association.Info: morgantownartassociation.com or on Facebook at Morgantown Art Association.

MONONGALIA ARTS CENTER: seeks artists for an upcoming Welsh/Appalachian culture and heritage exhibition, “Curers, Charms and Curses.” Artwork should showcase the similarities between people, landscape and history of the people of Wales and Appalachia. Must be original. Contact MAC for more guidelines. Drop off is April 22-30. Show runs May 3-June 1, with an opening reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 3.

ART MUSEUM OF WVU: hosts “Impulse: A Trip Inside” in the McGee Gallery. Paintings and Sculptures by Peter and Sally Saul, through Sunday, Upper Gallery, Art Museum of WVU. Regular hours: 3:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 12:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays.

Dance

CHRISTIAN HELP ANNUAL SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: 6 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, featuring music by Queen City Fun and Soul. Food, games, dancing and more. Tickets: $75 each, or call for sponsorship rates, available online at morgantownchristianhelp.com/events.

Theater

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: 6 p.m. April 5, the Ritz Touch at the KC Club in Morgantown, hosted by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh and Morgantown. Hosted by Just Jaime of WVAQ, featuring a cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner and interactive Game Night-themed murder mystery performance by Ohio Valley Cloak and Dagger Company. Tickets: rmhcpgh-mgtn.org/events/murder-mystery-dinner or 304-322-2072.

“CHICAGO: THE MUSICAL”: national tour, 7:30 p.m. April 22 at WVU Creative Arts Center. Tickets start at $54 for general public, $29 for WVU students with valid ID. Info: events.wvu.edu. Tickets: 304-293-SHOW (7469) or ticketmaster.com.

“PAW PATROL LIVE! RACE TO THE RESCUE”: set for 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. May 18 and noon and 4 p.m. May 19 at the WVU Creative Arts Center. Info: events.wvu.edu. Tickets: 304-293-7469 or ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices vary by event.

Karaoke & DJs

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

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