Event Series Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Kanawha County Public Library

Enjoy a new story with Kanawha County Public Library each week on Facebook. Plus get suggestions for other great books for children.Ages birth-5 Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to hear more about any event ideas and what you’d […]

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Event Series Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Kanawha County Public Library

Enjoy a new story with Kanawha County Public Library each week on Facebook. Plus get suggestions for other great books for children.Ages birth-5 Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to hear more about any event ideas and what you’d […]

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TGKVF 60th Anniversary Celebration: STEAM for All

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

Join the celebration! The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation invites you to celebrate their 60th anniversary - kicking off with STEAM for All at Slack Plaza & Brawley Walkway A free, family-friendly event: STEAM for All is an array of hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics activities for families, in partnership with the Clay Center […]

TGKVF 60th Anniversary Celebration: Lunchtime with the Arts

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

The celebration continues! Join The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Monday 6/13-Wednesday 6/15 every day from 11AM-1PM at Slack Plaza, City Center Lunchtime with the Arts - Free lunchtime concerts in City Center and a Community mural project led by local artist Nichole Westfall will invite anyone wishing to pick up a paintbrush and contribute to […]

TGKVF 60th Anniversary Celebration: Lunchtime with the Arts

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

The celebration continues! Join The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Monday 6/13-Wednesday 6/15 every day from 11AM-1PM at Slack Plaza, City Center Lunchtime with the Arts - Free lunchtime concerts in City Center and a Community mural project led by local artist Nichole Westfall will invite anyone wishing to pick up a paintbrush and contribute to […]

TGKVF 60th Anniversary Celebration: Lunchtime with the Arts

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

The celebration continues! Join The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Monday 6/13-Wednesday 6/15 every day from 11AM-1PM at Slack Plaza, City Center Lunchtime with the Arts - Free lunchtime concerts in City Center and a Community mural project led by local artist Nichole Westfall will invite anyone wishing to pick up a paintbrush and contribute to […]

Appalachian Festival of Young Voices

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV

This is the final concert of a national children's chorus festival that is produced by the Appalchian Children's Chorus, this year hosting children and boy choirs from Wyoming, Arizona, Minneasota, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. The concert will be conducted by world renown compoer/conductor, Dr. Rollo Dilworth, Dr. Selina Midkiff, and Christopher Brown. The approximate 100 […]

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: 2nd Weekend

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: Summer Art Fair welcomes you to shop from a variety of talented West Virginia artisans at the outdoor market, located next to center court.HOURS: Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pmIn addition to this year's Capitol Street Art Fair (June 17-18), this year’s group of juried FestivALL artists will display and sell […]

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: 3rd Weekend

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: Summer Art Fair welcomes you to shop from a variety of talented West Virginia artisans at the outdoor market, located next to center court. HOURS: Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm In addition to this year's Capitol Street Art Fair (June 17-18), this year’s group of juried FestivALL artists will display […]

Downtown Open

Sidewalks of Downtown Charleston

Charleston Area Alliance invites you to head to downtown Charleston and enjoy this pop up putt putt course sponsored by West Virginia American Water and Mountain Care Network. You may pick up and return putters and balls at any of these locations: Taylor Books, Adelphia Sports Bar & Grille, Art Emporium or Tony the Tailor. […]

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Pride Night at GoMart Ballpark

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

The Charleston Dirty Birds take on the Gastonia Honey Hunters during Pride Night at the park! A special Pride cap will be free to 500 fans on $1 Beer Night, and a special fireworks show will cap post-game entertainment. Get your tickets before the game! Buy Tickets Presented by Previous Next Have a few minutes […]

$7

FestivALL Porch Parade

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

A vibrant celebration of the creativity and spirit of FestivALL showcases a Parade of Porches! Local artists have been commissioned to create larger-than-life art installations at homes and businesses in the East End. Check out the Porch Parade map to create your own parade route. Neighborhood stoops, porches and yards will turn into into works […]

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Live on the Levee featuring John Inghram: A Tribute to the Who

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy an evening by the Kanawha River for Live on the Levee, a FREE Friday night concert series in Charleston, WV! Live on the Levee concerts take place every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends and feature local and regional musical acts. Food and drink vendors on site include beer and wine. 6:30pm Of […]

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CAMC Foundation “Run for Your Life”

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Presenting the 2023 CAMC Foundation Run for Your Life! Join us as we raise funds to support colorectal cancer awareness and screening initiatives with this 2.5-Mile Walk/5-Mile Run. The race was created in 2004 by friends to honor a Charleston Daily Mail Sports Editor, Jody Jividen, who passed away from colorectal cancer in 2002. What better […]

$25

FestivALL Art Parade

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

The FestivALL Art Parade is BACK on June 10 and what would be better than to have all of our partners join us down Capitol Street for a parade celebrating the arts in our community? We want to see your most colorful, musical and funky sides! Feel free to dress up in your most creative outfits/costumes/masks and decorate a float, vehicle or walk […]

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FestivBALL at the GoMart Ballpark

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

The Charleston Dirty Birds take on the High Point Rockers during FestivBALL at the park! Check out the third-base line for free make-and-take art activities and check out student-led video submissions on the scoreboard. Children 13 and under get in free!Get your tickets before the game! Buy Tickets Submit your video here! Submit Video FestivBALL […]

$7

Color Your World with Matisse!

Kanawha County Public Library

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French artist known for his use of rich color and shapes.  Inspired by nature, in his later years, Matisse turned to cut paper collage to create his art.  A variety of fun family activities introduce children to this artist and each participant will create an original work of art in the […]

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Live on the Levee featuring Rasta Rafiki

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy an evening by the Kanawha River for Live on the Levee, a FREE Friday night concert series in Charleston, WV! Live on the Levee concerts take place every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends and feature local and regional musical acts. Food and drink vendors on site include beer and wine.6:30pm Aristotle Jones7:45pm […]

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Capitol Street Art Fair presented by Smoky Mountain Distributors

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV, United States

Head downtown two days art, music, and more! We’ve invited over 60+ local and regional artisans to sell and display their wares in bath & body, books, fine art, jewelry, glass work, pottery, photography, printmaking, woodwork, textiles and more. Live music and other entertainment will also delight you for two days of fun in the […]

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Ice Cream & The Arts

Elk City 615 Tennessee Ave, Charleston, United States

Fun for the whole family! Ice Cream & the Arts is a street fair and chalk art festival in the Elk City District of the West Side produced by Charleston Main Streets. Free ice cream is available to attendees as local artists and The Chalking Dad Erik Greenawalt create their own chalk masterpieces. Attendees can enjoy numerous participatory […]

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Capitol Street Art Fair presented by Smoky Mountain Distributors

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV, United States

Head downtown two days art, music, and more! We’ve invited over 60+ local and regional artisans to sell and display their wares in bath & body, books, fine art, jewelry, glass work, pottery, photography, printmaking, woodwork, textiles and more. Live music and other entertainment will also delight you for two days of fun in the […]

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City Center Dead

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

FestivALL and Arts Amplified presents: City Center Dead! Join John Inghram, JP Nowak, Eric Weingrad, Brandon Bowlds and Brad Goodall for a FREE night of Grateful Dead hits at City Center at Slack Plaza. Food trucks and activities on-site. Enjoy this evening of live music at the City Center at Slack Plaza. Have a few […]

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Event Series Harvest Art Fair

Harvest Art Fair

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivFALL's Harvest Art Fair Shop from a wide variety of West Virginia artisans as they display and sell their hand crafted goods October 14-15. It's the perfect time to get some early holiday shopping done, and meet the creators behind the goods you love. LOCATION: The Capitol Market at 800 Smith Street! This space allows us […]

Event Series Down & Dirty Music Festival

Down & Dirty Music Festival

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

Grab your boots and kick up some dust for a special weekend of country music, cold beer and great times. The inaugural Salango Law Down & Dirty Music Festival will be held at GoMart Ballpark, home of the Charleston Dirty Birds, October 14-15, 2023. The Salango Law Down and Dirty Music Festival is the all-new […]

$20
Event Series Harvest Art Fair

Harvest Art Fair

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivFALL's Harvest Art Fair Shop from a wide variety of West Virginia artisans as they display and sell their hand crafted goods October 14-15. It's the perfect time to get some early holiday shopping done, and meet the creators behind the goods you love. LOCATION: The Capitol Market at 800 Smith Street! This space allows us […]

Event Series Down & Dirty Music Festival

Down & Dirty Music Festival

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

Grab your boots and kick up some dust for a special weekend of country music, cold beer and great times. The inaugural Salango Law Down & Dirty Music Festival will be held at GoMart Ballpark, home of the Charleston Dirty Birds, October 14-15, 2023. The Salango Law Down and Dirty Music Festival is the all-new […]

$20
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

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Inside Out Public Art Walking Tour and Bike Tour at the Capitol

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

Join the National Parks Conservation Association on a public art adventure starting with a 30-minute guided walking tour inside of the WV State Capitol Building and followed by a 1-hour guided bike tour exploring the statutes and monuments on the Capitol Complex Grounds. The walking tour meets at 3pm in front of the WV Coal […]

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Inside Out Public Art Walking Tour and Bike Tour at the Capitol

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

Join the National Parks Conservation Association on a public art adventure starting with a 30-minute guided walking tour inside of the WV State Capitol Building and followed by a 1-hour guided bike tour exploring the statutes and monuments on the Capitol Complex Grounds. The walking tour meets at 3pm in front of the WV Coal […]

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Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

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Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

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Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

Free
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

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2023 Art-for-FALL Teen Juried Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony

The Clay Center Sculpture Garden 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

FestivALL presents Art-for-FALL Teen Juried Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony at The Clay Center Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture Garden with guest speaker, Nichole Westfall! Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in grades 7th through 12th from 13 West Virginia counties.This awards ceremony will recognize all the participants and winners of this 13-county teen juried art exhibition. […]

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Carriage Trail Leaf Walk

Sunrise Carriage Trail 746 Myrtle Rd., Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy the arts outside on this .65 mile trail. Music by Jeremiah & Brittany, interactive art and poetry readings, and more! FREE event. Parking is limited.Location/Parking: Sunrise Carriage Trail, 746 Myrtle Rd. Parking is limited. We recommend parking at Farmer, Cline, Campbell PLLC at the top of the trail or across the bridge in downtown Charleston. […]

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Glow in the Park

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

Glow in the Park at Slack Plaza with music and art! Enjoy a night full of glow fun including a pop up art gallery, family activities, live music, glow in the dark crafts, and more! This event is produced by City of Charleston Office of Public Art. Parking available at the Summers Street Parking Garage […]

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FestivALL at the Capitol Market: 1st Weekend

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: Summer Art Fair welcomes you to shop from a variety of talented West Virginia artisans at the outdoor market, located next to center court. HOURS: Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm In addition to this year's Capitol Street Art Fair (June 17-18), this year’s group of juried FestivALL artists will display […]

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: 1st Weekend

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: Summer Art Fair welcomes you to shop from a variety of talented West Virginia artisans at the outdoor market, located next to center court. HOURS: Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm In addition to this year's Capitol Street Art Fair (June 17-18), this year’s group of juried FestivALL artists will display […]

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: 2nd Weekend

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivALL at the Capitol Market: Summer Art Fair welcomes you to shop from a variety of talented West Virginia artisans at the outdoor market, located next to center court. HOURS: Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm In addition to this year's Capitol Street Art Fair (June 17-18), this year’s group of juried FestivALL artists will display […]

Live on the Levee featuring Levon

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy an evening by the Kanawha River for Live on the Levee, a FREE Friday night concert series in Charleston, WV!Live on the Levee concerts take place every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends and feature local and regional musical acts. Food and drink vendors on site include beer and wine.6:30pm The […]

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CAMC Foundation “Run for Your Life”

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Presenting the 2024 CAMC Foundation Run For Your Life!Join us as we raise funds to support colorectal cancer awareness and screening initiatives. What better way to see a city become a work of art than by foot! This 5-mile race takes runners through downtown Charleston before ascending Spring Hill Cemetery Park where participants traverse through […]

$25

Kites Over Kanawha City

Mountaineer Montessori Soccer Field

KCCA is bringing back for the second year an old pastime to Kanawha City – kite building and flying. Come join us for an afternoon of fun and help us fill the skies with beauty and excitement and enjoy the day together! This event will feature an exhibition flying large kites by New Era Air […]

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FestivALL Art Parade & AfterpARTy

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Art Parade & AfterpARTy: 2pm-3:30pm Arts organizations, community partners, musicians and more will parade from the Kanawha Boulevard to Slack Plaza via Summers Street in celebration of the arts in […]

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Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

Sunrise Carriage Trail 746 Myrtle Rd., Charleston, WV, United States

Take a shaded stroll on the charming Sunrise Carriage Trail with music, dance, and art along the way.Performances include music by Nolan Collins, an interactive jam session with Mark Davis & Andy Park, dance performances with JADCO Contemporary Dance Company, form drawing lessons with Megan Dailey and more.Location/Parking: Sunrise Carriage Trail, 746 Myrtle Rd. Parking is […]

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TGKVF: STREAM for All

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

Calling all aspiring scientists, engineers, artists, and innovators! Get ready to ignite your curiosity and explore the wonders of STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Join us for this free event as we spark creativity, inspire innovation, and cultivate the next generation of leaders. Don't miss out on the opportunity to unleash your […]

CANCELLED – Dawg Days of Summer

Spring Hill Cemetery & Arboretum 1555 Farnsworth Drive, Charleston, WV, United States

Bring your pup for a walk in the Cemetery, and enjoy dog themed vendors and activities in this fun-for-the-whole-family event! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to hear more about any event ideas and what you’d like to […]

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Appalachian Festival of Young Voices

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV

Join this national children’s chorus festival produced by the Appalachian Children’s Chorus, this year hosting children from ten choirs across the nation. The concert will be conducted by world renown composer/conductor, Dr. Rollo Dilworth and ACC Artistic Director Christopher Brown. The festival choir will be accompanied by a professional orchestra and world-class string band, singing […]

City of Charleston Juneteenth Celebration

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

Get ready to groove and celebrate freedom at the Juneteenth Celebration! Join us at Slack Plaza in the heart of City Center for an unforgettable day of festivities. Dive into the rhythm of the parade, sway to live music, and soak up the vibrant cultural entertainment. Best part? It’s all free for you and your […]

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Let’s Get Cooking with Chef Paul

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

Come learn to prepare delicious recipes from Chef Paul Smith! The demonstration starts at 11 a.m. under the outdoor market pavilion. Sponsored by Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to hear more about any event ideas and what […]

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Live on the Levee featuring John Inghram: A Tribute to the Talking Heads

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy an evening by the Kanawha River for Live on the Levee, a FREE Friday night concert series in Charleston, WV!Live on the Levee concerts take place every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends and feature local and regional musical acts. Food and drink vendors on site include beer and wine.6:30pm The Kind […]

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Children’s Art Fair

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV, United States

The Children’s Art Fair is the perfect two days of family fun! The Children’s Art Fair & Sale offers young artists the chance to interact with each other and the public. Invited artists and groups offer free make-and-take art activities, kid-friendly performances take the stage all day long, and children have the opportunity to participate […]

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SLC Super Saturday: Art Adventures at Your Library

Kanawha County Public Library

Planned in conjunction with FestivALL, your library friends are ready for everyone to stop by and register for Summer Library Club, play lawn games, try your hand at splash painting, vote for your favorites in the Tiny Art Show, and enjoy free snacks! The fun is on the Library’s Capitol Street Plaza from 11am to […]

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