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FOOTMAD Concert Series

Did you miss the Red Tail Ring’s performance last weekend? No worries, as the FOOTMAD Concert Series continues on until April 2015 with a once-a-month show.
The Kanawha Valley chapter of the Friends of Old Time Music and Dance gives Charleston, WV locals the chance to watch and enjoy performances of acclaimed musician. This chance to discover and appreciate folk music and dance is further heightened by the venue of each performance: the West Virginia Culture Center, where each seat is “the best in the house.”
Upcoming performances include the Glenville State …

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FOOTMAD Concert Series

Did you miss the Red Tail Ring’s performance last weekend? No worries, as the FOOTMAD Concert Series continues on until April 2015 with a once-a-month show.
The Kanawha Valley chapter of the Friends of Old Time Music and Dance gives Charleston, WV locals the chance to watch and enjoy performances of acclaimed musician. This chance to discover and appreciate folk music and dance is further heightened by the venue of each performance: the West Virginia Culture Center, where each seat is “the best in the house.”
Upcoming performances include the Glenville State …

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Carriage Trail Leaf Walk

Enjoy the autumn colors at the Carriage Trail Leaf Walk on Saturday October 26. This activity is part of the FestivALL Fall celebrations in Charleston, WV.
To make the walk even more fun, costumed actors from The LimeLight Theatre Company, The Alban Arts, and The Theatre Project from the Children’s Theatre of Charleston performing vignettes from various plays. Music will also be present with performances by Born Old, musical easels, and many more.
This is a free activity and it’s open to everyone who wants to see Charleston’s fall foliage. The Carriage …

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No guts, All The Glory Pumpkin Carving Contest

As part of the FestivALL Fall festivities, the Capitol Market is hosting the No Guts, All The Glory Pumpkin Carving Contest on Saturday, October 25 from 11 am to 3 pm.
Pumpkin pick up and registration will be held on Wednesday, October 22 from 4pm to 6pm. All registrants will receive a $10 coupon to use towards the pumpkin for carving. Registration fee is $25 for each category, except for participants who are part of the media or corporations, who will be paying $50 per entry.
There will be four …

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American Shakespeare Center in Charleston

The American Shakespeare Center is visiting from Staunton Virginia next weekend, as part of their nationwide tour. The group will be performing Hamlet on October 24, at the Scottish Rite Temple on 406 Capitol St., Charleston, WV.
This performance will be similar to how plays were traditionally performed during William Shakespeare’s time: with the house lights on, and surrounded by the audience on three sides. There will also be no elaborate set designs on stage, and the actors will perform multiple roles, to bring the audience’s imaginations into overdrive.
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Romeo and Juliet

The classic Shakespearean play, Romeo and Juliet, comes to life as a ballet on October 24 and 25 at the Civic Center Theater in Charleston, WV. The Charleston Ballet will perform the timeless piece, set to the moving score of Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev. Guest performers from the Columbia Classical Ballet will also be joining.
Tickets for the ballet are available at the Civic Center Box Office, Backstage Bodywear, Charleston Ballet Office, and online through the Charleston Ballet website. Tickets are priced at $25 for adults, and $20 for students and …

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Run Like Hell!

What better motivation to run and run fast than a group of zombies chasing you?
Charleston, West Virginia’s East End is holding another Zombie 5K Run/Walk on October 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm. This unique after dark road race is a thrilling way of fundraising for a good cause: it will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of Lindsey Strader, who died in 2012 at the age of 33 after a life-long battle with the disease.
To make the run more interesting, human contestants may choose to wear belts with life …

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This week at the Capitol Market

The Capitol Market has become a well-loved institution in Charleston, WV. It’s where local go to buy locally grown flowers and produce, fresh cut meats and seafood. It’s the place to go for unique food offerings and great wine selections.
As a non-profit, the market holds an annual fundraiser to help keep the market going. The 2014 Capitol Market Mixer is happening tomorrow, October 1, 2014, from 6pm to 8pm. Enjoy great food, gifts, and drinks, as you support the future of the market. Tickets costs $75 at the gate.
The Bring …

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UC Homecoming and Family Weekend

Get ready for University of Charleton’s Homecoming weekend happening on the first weekend of October.
The event starts on Friday, October 3, with the UC Golf Tournament at the Edgewood Country Club. It is followed by a series of talks hosted by the Professional Development Institute at the Riggleman Hall. There will also be a reception in the evening, followed by the Hall of Fame Dinner and Inductions at the Ballroom. Those looking for less formal festivities can join the cookout and bonfire at the riverbank.
The major event is happening on …

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International Food and Film Festival

The West Virginia International Film Festival is hosting a food and film festival on September 12-21, 2014.
Films from around the world will be screened at the historic LaBelle Theater in South Charleston, WV. From animation to documentary, there is a film for all tastes and preferences in this festival, including A Hard Days Night, a film about the Beatles.
Tickets to the movies are priced at $8 for adults, and $5 for students, with a special $30 price for 6 movies. There will also be a free screening and panel discussion …

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Oktoberwest

If Germany has its Oktobertfest, Charleston WV has OktoberWest!
A family-friendly event, OktoberWest is a fundraiser organized by the West Side Main Street, dedicated to the organization’s facade grant program, which will increase the subsidy available to the West Side business owners. Like its namesake, the event will be held this October, on the 11th (Saturday) on Ohio Avenue. There will be a variety of family-friendly activities, a corn hole, live entertainment, TV section for Mountaineer fans, and of course, a great selection of craft brews.
Tickets are available for the event, …