FeastivALL To-Go 2021

FeastivALL To-Go 2021

Get the tastiest ticket in town and join us for our annual fundraiser in support of FestivALL’s vibrant arts programming and entertainment experiences. Join us and celebrate this revamped food & drink affair to-go or delivery! Each ticket gets you:…
 WV Museum of Music Grand Opening

WV Museum of Music Grand Opening

The companion to the WVMHoF’s Hall of Fame Store which showcases the 56 WVMHoF inductees, the new 3,600 square foot Museum of Music will be filled with interactive exhibits, memorabilia, instruments, archival photos, and recordings from the WVMHoF’s extensive collection.…
 Virtuoso Violins from Lincoln Center, NYC

Virtuoso Violins from Lincoln Center, NYC

This event was recorded live at Lincoln Center in New York City featuring performers from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and guest pianist, Orion Weiss. Weiss has been a soloist with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Tune in…
 ARTbus

ARTbus

Charleston’s ARTbus is back! Designs have been submitted and now it is time for the public to vote on the finalists! Visit us at festivallcharleston.com to cast your vote through June 26th for the design you want to see on…
 Contemporary/Lyrical Dance Class

Contemporary/Lyrical Dance Class

Join River City Youth Ballet Ensemble teacher, Emily Hanna for a ballet-based contemporary class that encourages freedom of movement and expression.  For middle and high school students and adults. About the instructor: Emily Hanna Emily began her study of dance at…
 Live Music Bingo

Live Music Bingo

Come out and support Local Music and Local Business with a fun, interactive, game of LIVE MUSIC BINGO! June 14 features: Three’s Company Blues. June 21 features: TBD Free to play! Prizes Awarded!1 A mash up of live music from local…
 Take-and-Make Activity with KCPL

Take-and-Make Activity with KCPL

 Join Kanawha County Public Library for their take on the popular online technique of reverse painting on glass*.  Pick up your Take and Make kit at any KCPL location starting the week prior to the event.  Watch the tutorial video on…
 History Alive: Nellie Bly

History Alive: Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly, adventurer, inventor, and ground-breaking investigative reporter was the pen name of Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. In 1887, to be hired as a reporter with Pulitzer’s New York The World, she feigned insanity to get committed to a lunatic asylum…
 Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

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…
 Three Things: Season 6, Episode 5

Three Things: Season 6, Episode 5

FestivALL presents Season 6, Episode 5 of Three Things! This special FestivALL episode will take place, for the first time in over a year, in-person! This episode features business owner Paul Greco, artist Newman Jackson, and spiritual director Megan Lyon.…
 Pre-Game Concert at Power Park

Pre-Game Concert at Power Park

Head over to Power Park before the game starts to catch a concert featuring local musicians on the stage behind the press box.  WV Power hosts the Gastonia Honey Hunters – game starts at 7:05, music at 5:30 Tickets Available at…
 Artist Workshop with Melissa Doty

Artist Workshop with Melissa Doty

“From Doodle to Delight – Vibrant Florals with Mel” Join us for this hour-long floral workshop led by local artist Melissa Doty! We will start with doodles of flowers and vases and end with the creation of a modern, vibrant floral still life!  Suitable…
 Artist Workshop with Melissa Doty

Artist Workshop with Melissa Doty

“From Doodle to Delight – Vibrant Florals with Mel” Join us for this hour-long floral workshop led by local artist Melissa Doty! We will start with doodles of flowers and vases and end with the creation of a modern, vibrant floral still life!  Suitable…
 Full Color Magazine

Full Color Magazine

Come by and help decorate the exterior of the left field fence at the Capital Midwestern-Bigley lower field and learn about the Magazine Branch – Charleston’s largest watershed. All ages welcome. Material used is Put-in-Cups (example shown on the right)
 Artist Workshop with Melissa Doty

Artist Workshop with Melissa Doty

“From Doodle to Delight – Vibrant Florals with Mel” Join us for this hour-long floral workshop led by local artist Melissa Doty! We will start with doodles of flowers and vases and end with the creation of a modern, vibrant floral still life!  Suitable…
 Pre-Game Concert at Power Park

Pre-Game Concert at Power Park

Head over to Power Park before the game and stick around afterwards to catch a concert featuring local artist, Shelem, on the stage behind the press box. WV Power hosts the Gastonia Honey Hunters – game starts at 7:05, music…
 Charleston Social History Bike Tour

Charleston Social History Bike Tour

This free bike tour led by Dan Taylor will cover topics such as the Civil War, Civil Rights, Women’s History, and more. Enjoy this guided bike tour through Charleston’s West Side, Downtown, and East End.  Helmets are required. Riders will…
 Live Music Bingo

Live Music Bingo

Come out and support Local Music and Local Business with a fun, interactive, game of LIVE MUSIC BINGO! June 14 features: Three’s Company Blues. June 21 features: TBD Free to play! Prizes Awarded!1 A mash up of live music from local…
 Modernism in the Mountains

Modernism in the Mountains

AIA WV presents “Modernism in the Mountains” a documentary film highlighting modern architecture in West Virginia including the designs by the father of the Bauhaus movement, Walter Gropius.  Winners of the 2021 AIA WV Excellence in Architecture Awards will be announced…
 Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Join the Kanawha County Public Library on Facebook each Wednesday for virtual storytime where they will share a new story online each week! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey…
 Artist Workshop with Brianna Taft

Artist Workshop with Brianna Taft

Join local artist, Brianna Taft, in printmaking 101 workshop. Limited spots are available for each hour-long workshop and all materials and supplies will be provided.  Brianna will introduce attendees to relief/linocut and planographic/monotype printmaking. You will leave the workshop with…
 Artist Workshop with Brianna Taft

Artist Workshop with Brianna Taft

Join local artist, Brianna Taft, in printmaking 101 workshop. Limited spots are available for each hour-long workshop and all materials and supplies will be provided. Brianna will introduce attendees to relief/linocut and planographic/monotype printmaking. You will leave the workshop with…
 Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Satuday June 26 at 11AM: Woodworking – Creating the classic three-legged stool Join us for this fun project building a classic “milking stool”. Parts will be pre-cut and ready to assemble so no woodworking skills are required. Class will last…
 Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Satuday June 26 at 11AM: Woodworking – Creating the classic three-legged stool Join us for this fun project building a classic “milking stool”. Parts will be pre-cut and ready to assemble so no woodworking skills are required. Class will last…
 Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Satuday June 26 at 11AM: Woodworking – Creating the classic three-legged stool Join us for this fun project building a classic “milking stool”. Parts will be pre-cut and ready to assemble so no woodworking skills are required. Class will last…

FestivALL at the Capitol Market

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. Open Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm. This year’s group…
 Three Things: Season 6, Episode 6

Three Things: Season 6, Episode 6

FestivALL presents Season 6, Episode 6 of Three Things! This special FestivALL episode will take place, for the first time in over a year, in-person! This episode features Ron Sowell, Sarah Plumley, and Ben Salango. LOCATION: Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture…
 Three Things: Season 6, Episode 7

Three Things: Season 6, Episode 7

FestivALL presents Season 6, Episode 7 of Three Things! This special FestivALL episode will take place, for the first time in over a year, in-person! This episode features co-owner of Kinship Goods Dan Davis, musician Shelem- Isaac Fadiga, and founder…
 Three Things: Season 6, Episode 8

Three Things: Season 6, Episode 8

FestivALL presents Season 6, Episode 8 of Three Things!  This episode features CEO/Executive Director of WV Health Right Dr. Angie Settle, filmmaker John Nakashima, and Writer/ Translator/Lyricist/Photographer Randi Ward. LOCATION: Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture Garden at the Clay Center. Please enter…
 Taste-of-ALL (Fall Restaurant Specials)

Taste-of-ALL (Fall Restaurant Specials)

Taste-of-ALL welcomes you to eat local and taste the area’s best dishes! Although FestivALL had to make the tough decision to cancel the October 2 event due to the increasing cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 across the country,…
 Sound Checks with Southern Avenue

Sound Checks with Southern Avenue

SOUND CHECKS – DON’T MISS CHARLESTON’S HOTTEST LIVE MUSIC SERIES! Nobody brings you closer to today’s rising stars than Sound Checks. We invite you to join the party, step on to the Clay Center stage, and enjoy the best music from…
 Harvest Art Fair

Harvest Art Fair

FestivALL’s Harvest Art Fair Shop from a wide variety of West Virginia artisans as they display and sell their hand crafted goods October 9-10. It’s the perfect time to get some early holiday shopping done, and meet the creators behind…
 Foam at the Dome

Foam at the Dome

Foam at the Dome returns on October 9th and features the Hops & Heat Chili Cookoff presented by Encova Insurance. With a special date comes a special time and location for this year only! In 2021, we’ll hold Foam at…
 Live Music Bingo

Live Music Bingo

Come out and support Local Music and Local Business with a fun, interactive, game of LIVE MUSIC BINGO!  Music: The John Inghram Band featuring John (of course) Bud Carroll, Randy Gilkey, and Andrew Gillum. Free to play! Prizes Awarded! A…
 Glow in the Park

Glow in the Park

Glow in the Park at Magic Island with music and art! Enjoy a night full of glow fun including a pop up art gallery, family activities, live music by Alondra Johnson and the Voodoo Katz, glow in the dark crafts,…
 Three Things: Season 6, Episode 9

Three Things: Season 6, Episode 9

FestivALL presents Season 6, Episode 9 of Three Things during FestivFALL!  This episode features Musician John Inghram, Owner of Rock City Cake Co. Morgan Morrison, and Greta McClain of GoodSpace Murals. Location: The Capitol Market, 800 Smith St.   FestivALL’s live monthly…
 An Evening with West Virginia Dance Company

An Evening with West Virginia Dance Company

For its 2021-22 season program, WV Dance Company will introduce a program full of brand new works. The powerful and energetic West Virginia Dance Company brings intimate interpretations of human experience to life through movement and dance. The evening’s program will also…
 An Evening with the Poets

An Evening with the Poets

Join Poets Marc Harshman & George Ella Lyon for an evening of poetry in the Taylor Books Annex Gallery. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Marc Harshman will read a few poems and reflect on the arts in WV, George Ella…
 A Film Under the Stars presented by WVIFF

A Film Under the Stars presented by WVIFF

WVIFF presents A Film Under the Stars! Bring a chair, bring a friend, and enjoy a screening of the cult classic Beetlejuice in the great outdoors of Charleston, WV.  Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase at Starlings. *** Masks will be…
 World Premiere of DRACULA: The Seduction

World Premiere of DRACULA: The Seduction

The Charleston Ballet Presents…DRACULA: THE SEDUCTION This October, see the legend of “Dracula” come to life.Choreographed by Artistic Director Kim Pauley with music by Anthony DiLorenzo, an Emmy award-winning and Grammy nominated composer based in Seattle, this performance will be…
 Party in the Patch

Party in the Patch

Celebrate Fall at Capitol Market! Join our Party in the Patch: Presented by West Virginia American Water on October 16th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! This autumn bash for all ages features exclusive fall vendors, fun photo-ops, and free…
 World Premiere of DRACULA: The Seduction

World Premiere of DRACULA: The Seduction

The Charleston Ballet Presents…DRACULA: THE SEDUCTION This October, see the legend of “Dracula” come to life.Choreographed by Artistic Director Kim Pauley with music by Anthony DiLorenzo, an Emmy award-winning and Grammy nominated composer based in Seattle, this performance will be…
 GoodSpace Mural Unveiling

GoodSpace Mural Unveiling

We are excited to unveil Charleston’s GoodSpace Mural! Greta McLain and her team at GoodSpace Murals have been working hard since FestivALL in June to create a colorful and vibrant mural that reflects the history and the people of the valley. As…
 Charleston ARTbus Unveiling

Charleston ARTbus Unveiling

We are excited to unveil the winning submission for the SECOND Charleston ARTbus!  On October 20 Charleston’s second ARTbus will be parked out in front of the Wonder Mural on Charleston’s West Side! When you head down to the West Side…
 Three Things: Season 7, Episode 1

Three Things: Season 7, Episode 1

FestivALL is excited to present Season 7, Episode of Three Things! Season 7: Episode 1 guests are Judge Maryclaire Akers, Musician Holly Forbes, and Chef Anthony Wilkins Location: John L. Dickinson Homeowner Education and Community Center| 815 Court St. FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things,…
 Three Things: Season 7, Episode 2

Three Things: Season 7, Episode 2

FestivALL presents Season 7: Episode 2 of Three Things! This episode of Three Things will feature Artist Ellie Schaul, Attorney Lia DiTrapano Fairless, and Food & Travel Editor, Writer and Marketer Steven Keith .   FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three West…
 Three Things: Season 7, Episode 3

Three Things: Season 7, Episode 3

FestivALL presents Season 7: Episode 3 of Three Things! This episode will feature Artist Nichole Westfall, Dance Instructor Mary Louise King, and Executive Director of the Huntington Symphony Orchestra Ian Jessee!  Beer & wine will be available for purchase thanks to the…
 Three Things: Season 7, Episode 4

Three Things: Season 7, Episode 4

FestivALL presents Season 7 of Three Things! Episode 4 will feature Artist Laura Alvis, Business Owner Vince Gorby, and World’s Strongest Man (2006) Phil Pfister. FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three West Virginians who will share insight into their personal…
 Downtown Open

Downtown Open

Charleston Area Alliance invites you to head to downtown Charleston and enjoy this pop up putt putt course sponsored by City of Charleston and FestivALL Charleston. You may pick up and return putters and balls at any of these locations:…
 FestivALL Porch Parade

FestivALL Porch Parade

Join us for a vibrant celebration of the creativity and spirit of FestivALL! In 2021 we re-imagined our parade to keep ALL safe, and we loved it so much we decided to bring it back– Neighborhood stoops, porches and yards…
 2022 Art-for-ALL Kids’ Juried Art Exhibition

2022 Art-for-ALL Kids’ Juried Art Exhibition

Art-for-ALL is a juried art exhibition open to children in grades Pre-K through 6th in 13 WV counties.  Check out the exhibition in the Ticketing Lobby of the Clay Center or on the FestivALL Neighborhood Arts Facebook page.  Exhibition open during…
 Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

FestivALL welcomes you to take a shaded stroll on this .65 mile trail to experience the arts in a not so typical place. Enjoy live music, an interactive jam session with Katzendrummers, music by Jeremiah & Brittany, an acoustic performance…
 Second Sundays in the Studio

Second Sundays in the Studio

Join us in the Truist Foundation Art Studio every second Sunday from 1-3 pm for a family make-and-take activity related to our current exhibitions! This is a drop in event and no reservation is necessary.  All supplies included in the…
 Kiwanis Corporate Regatta

Kiwanis Corporate Regatta

The Kiwanis Corporate Regatta is an exciting miniature “yacht” race that raises much needed funds for the Kanawha County Public Library and other Kiwanins charities. The competitors use super soaker water guns to power their model yachts across the fountain…
 FestiVIOLA

FestiVIOLA

A recital celebrating the viola in all its glory! This variety show features members of the Valley Violists, playing solos and multi-viola ensembles. Special guests: WVU Professor, Andrea Houde and members of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Di Gregorio…
 ARTbus Unveiling

ARTbus Unveiling

Charleston’s ARTbus is back! Designs have been submitted and one design has been chosen!  This mobile mural will be unveiled on June 14th and begin hosting thousands of commuters! This year’s ARTbus winner is Melissa Doty! THANK YOU to our…
 Community Drum Circle

Community Drum Circle

Create beautiful, soothing, and exciting rhythms with drummers of all levels and ages. No experience necessary. Instruments available, but bring a drum or shaker if you have one. Facilitated by Sheila McEntee and Al Peery of Drum n Fun. Presented…
 Chancellor’s STEM Speaker Series

Chancellor’s STEM Speaker Series

Bringing a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math speakers to WV’s capitol city, the Chancellor’s STEM Speaker Series presents Carl Zimmer, science journalist, for his talk “The Age of Viruses and Viral Disinformation: Making Sense of the Pandemic”.  Zimmer…
 Live Music Bingo

Live Music Bingo

Come out and support Local Music and Local Business with a fun, interactive, game of LIVE MUSIC BINGO!  Music by 11:11 Free to play! Prizes Awarded! A mash up of live music from local musicians and bingo! Instead of letters…
 You Might As Well Live

You Might As Well Live

The one-person play, You Might As Well Live, explores the life, loves, and legacy of literary icon and sharp-tongued member of the Algonquin Round Table – Dorothy Rothschild Parker. More details coming soon! On the eve of her death, and…
 Rolls on the River

Rolls on the River

Rolls on the River welcomes you for an epic pepperoni roll feast and more! Sample pepperoni rolls from a variety of local restaurants and businesses, craft beer, WV artisans, live music, a kids’ area and more!   Tickets: Adult-General Admission:…
 Downtown ArtWalk

Downtown ArtWalk

Stroll downtown Charleston, WV and visit unique businesses, featuring area artists showcasing their diverse talents! Enjoy street performers, live music, musical easels, and more as you move through the venues! Participating shops are located along Quarrier, Capitol, Lee, Summers and…
 POSTPONED: StreetWorks Art Auction

POSTPONED: StreetWorks Art Auction

Announcement as of 6/7/22: This event has been POSTPONED and will be reschedule some time in July or August. Stay tuned for more details from at www.cwvmainstreets.org Charleston Main Streets is once again working to turn Washington Street into a…
 Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night at Folklore Music Exchange Musical acts, comedians, storytellers, magicians..all are welcome! Sign-ups start at 5:30pm. There are 15 slots available with each performer getting 10 minutes. Full sound will be provided, along with an acoustic guitar and…
 Art-After-Dark

Art-After-Dark

When the gallery lights go down, the party lights come up for Art After Dark! The Clay Center Juliet museum will, once again, transform into a hot spot of activity and entertainment after the downtown Charleston ArtWalk featuring music by DJ…
 2022 Pew Quilt Show & Needlework Display

2022 Pew Quilt Show & Needlework Display

Enjoy the artistry of quilting as both old and new quilts are displayed on the pews of the historic sanctuary of Kanawha Church.  The event is free to participants and the public.  New this year, participants may display handcrafted needlework.…