Articles Archive for June 2010
Title: Geocaching 101 Location: 123 Capitol St. Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 343-4646Link out: Click hereDescription: 1:00 pm
Geocaching is an outdoor scavenger hunt using GPS that can be enjoyed with the entire family. Filled with entertainment, exercise, exploring and a mental workout, geocaching is growing in popularity as more people learn about it. If you are interested in learning more about this hobby, attend one of these events to see how you can get started geocaching with your family!
All ages Date: 2010-07-10
Title: Snakes Alive! Location: 5449 Big Tyler Rd. Cross Lanes, WV 25313 (304) 776-5999Link out: Click hereDescription: at 6:30pm, program held at Tyler Mountain YMCA
Ron Cromer brings more than two dozen live harmless species of reptiles and snakes that are native to the United States. You can meet and greet them all, including Ron’s pet python, Rosie! Tickets are required for this free program; pick up yours at any library that is hosting the program.
All ages.Date: 2010-07-06
Title: Turtle Lady Location: 123 Capitol St. Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 343-4646Link out: Click hereDescription: at 2pm, Laugh and learn with the Turtle Lady as she shares her passion for turtles, snakes, lizards and amphibians. Get up close and personal with more than 30 live animals! Date: 2010-07-01
Title: History of Motorcycles in West VirginiaLocation: 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Charleston, West Virginia 25305 Kanawha CountyLink out: Click hereDescription: The Great Hall will have 28 bikes on display, some vintage, ranging from 1907, to models from the 1980s. The bikes were loaned by Tom McKee of Terra Alta; the Triple S Harley-Davidson shop of Morgantown; Denny Ferrell, owner of Tomahawk’s Smokehouse and Saloon near St. Albans; Dohm Cycles of Charleston; and Harley-Davidson of West Virginia of South Charleston. The exhibit will feature many brands, including Harley-Davidson, Indian, Honda, Triumph, …
Get ready for a night of food, music, art, and dance on July 15. Dubbed as Bridgefest, the Bridge Road Shops band together to bring one night of enjoyment for everybody.
There will be outdoor music from the Charleston band The Lost Cause, food booths from participating Bridge Road restaurants, zumba lessons from the YMCA, exhibition by 47-time National Woodchopping Champion Arden Cogar, and several activities to keep the kids entertained.
The highlight of this event is “Travelers of the Midnight Sun”, an exhibition and workshop by artist Mark Soppeland.
Shuttle will …
Title: River Queen CruisesLocation: Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. East Charleston, WV, 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The River Queen sternwheeler out of Cincinnati will be here every day of FestivALL for excursions on the Kanawha River. Bring the family and relax on climate-controlled decks with spacious seating, snacks, ice cream and a full bar.
Cruises will begin boarding 20 minutes prior to the ride and will start at Haddad Riverfront Park They will proceed up the river past the State Capitol and then return to Haddad. Everyone must depart …
Title: Riverfest: Ronnie McDowell in ConcertLocation: St. Albans Riverfest PO Box 2191 St. Albans, WV 25177 Link out: Click hereDescription: Experience a wonderful evening full of music with Ronnie Mcdowell in St. Albans this thursday June 24 at 9:00 PM and on Friday June 25, 2010 at 7:00 for the Esquires and at 9:30 for The Diamonds. All entertainment is FREE!Start Date: 2010-06-24End Date: 2010-06-25
Title: Roast Him to a Crisp: Doctor David WholLocation: Virginia and Elizabeth StreetDescription: .Doctor David Wohl
.Dean, WVSU Humanities
.Founder, Charleston Stage Co.
.Artistic Director, CSC
.Past President, SETC
.Blah, blah, blah
We can’t burn him at stake, so lets Roast Him to A Crisp.
June 23, at 6:00pm to 8:00pm, come celebrate the end of David Wohl’s 34 years in West Virginia before he heads to South Carolina, and have a good laugh at his expense.
Proceeds benefit Charleston Stage CompanyDate: 2010-06-23
Title: ‘Philosopher Monk’ Make Appearance in Clay Center Location: Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia One Clay Square Charleston, West Virginia 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: The Himalayan monk Swami Vidyadhishananda is set to return to the Charleston-Huntington area for a series of talks, appearances and workshops on spirituality, philosophical thought and wellness as part of a nationwide U.S. tour. The monk made several packed appearances in Charleston a few years ago.
Described as “a philosopher monk of the Vedanta tradition,” he has trained in the Himalayan …
Title: Charleston Stage Company Announces its Annual MeetingLocation: Capitol Center Theatre 123 Summers St. Charleston, WV (304) 766-5721Description: The Board of Directors of the Charleston Stage Company will hold their Annual Meeting Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 6PM at the Capitol Center Theatre at 123 Summers St. Charleston. All Charleston Stage Company members, volunteers and the public are invited to attend.Date: 2010-06-30