Articles Archive for September 2012
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Mission Savvy, an online boutique specializing in organic fashion, has opened an offline store, but instead of clothes, vegan food and juices are in the offer.
Mission Savvy is Charleston, WV’s only vegan cafe. No dairy or other food with animal products are served here. Only fresh fruits and vegetables, prepared to fit the vegan diet.
Herself a vegetarian, Mission Savvy owner Jennifer Miller, saw the need for a healthy eating option in Charleston. Meeting fellow vegetarians and vegans in the area prompted her to convert her Hale Street shop into a …
Title: ArtmaresLocation: Comtemporary GalleriesLink out: Click hereDescription: Returning for a fourth year, this horror-themed installation will showcase the work of over 30 West Virginia artists.
Proceeds from the sale of pieces in the ArtMares show will be split between the artist and East End Main Street. Help EEMS raise funds for future public art projects by purchasing the fine work of a local artist.
Entrance into the art show is free; donations are appreciated.
Title: Bloom Where You’re PlantedLocation: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: In Honor of the Family and Life of Mary Price Ratrie
Presented by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors and
the West Virginia Symphony League
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
The event will open with a cocktail reception at the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, followed by a celebration in the Grand Lobby with great food, live music and dancing.
Mary Price Ratrie was a force in the state …
Title: CharConLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: CharCon is THE West Virginia Gaming Convention
Charleston Civic Center
Oct 19-21, 2012
This years theme:
Hours of Operation:
Friday (Oct 19) – Noon to midnight
Saturday (Oct 20) – 9AM to Midnight
Sunday (Oct 21) – 9AM to 7PM
These are just a few of the many, many events to look forward to at CharCon !
The Premier Board Game Tournament
Board game library – Each year the Appalachian Gamers bring games to the convention for use by other attendees. There is also plenty of …
Title: Childern’s Theatre of Charleston Presents: Peter PanLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Sunday, October 7, 2012
Childern’s Theatre of Charleston
A mischievous boy who can fly and who never ages, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood adventuring on the small island of Neverland as the leader of his gang the Lost Boys, interacting with mermaids, Indians, fairies, pirates, and occasionally ordinary children from the world outside of Neverland.
Start Date: 2012-10-07End Date: 2012-10-14
Title: WV Book FestivalLocation: 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Charlaine Harris coming to this fall’s W.Va. Book Festival
New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris, known for her Sookie Stackhouse urban fantasy series – the basis for the hit HBO series “True Blood” – will be the headliner for the 12th annual West Virginia Book Festival. She will speak, answer questions and sign books at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the coliseum of the Charleston Civic Center.
The 12-book series features a telepathic waitress …
Title: World’s Championship Chili CookoffLocation: Magic Island Charleston, West VirginiaLink out: Click hereDescription: Friday, October 5, 2012
11:00 a.m. – Last Chance Chili Cookoff Sampling Begins
2:00 p.m. – World’s Championship Homestyle Competition Sampling Begins
5:00 p.m. – Announcement of Last Chance and Homestyle Chili winners (Main Stage)
Saturday, October 6, 2012
12:00 Noon – Children’s Activities Begins (Children’s Tent)
12:00 Noon – 600 LBS of Sin (Main Stage) (45 minutes)
12:45 p.m. – Miss Chili Pepper Contest (Main Stage)
1:00 p.m. – World’s Championship Chili Verde Sampling Begins
1:15 p.m. – 600 LBS of Sin (Main …
Title: Wayne BradyLocation: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Sunday, October 14, 8 pm
Get ready for one hilarious night of comedy with this Emmy Award winning actor, singer, television personality and improv comedy genius. With his versatile humor, this multi-talented performer is best known for his appearance on the television series “Whose Line is it Anyway?” and as the host of “The Wayne Brady Show” and “Let’s Make a Deal.” Date: 2012-10-14
Title: PhiladancoLocation: One Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301Link out: Click hereDescription: Friday, October 12, 8 pm
Elegant yet fierce, Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco) dancers are known for innovative choreography that blends African-American based dance with ballet, jazz and modern technique.
Grace, power and energetic skill combine in this fascinating and thrilling performance that is sure to
take your breath away. Date: 2012-10-12
If you’re looking for new places to try in Charleston, WV, there’s no better place than East End. New restaurants and cafes are popping up around the neighborhood.
Mission Savvy has made the big move from its online storefront to open a boutique downtown, as well as a vegan food cafe and juice bar. Noah’s Eclectic Bistro also opened on McFarland street, as well as I Rise Soul Food Cafe on Washington Street.
Up and coming restaurants to open this year or early next year are the Recovery Sports Grill inside …