FestivALL at the Capitol Market: Summer Art Fair

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

Shop West Virginia's most talented artists at The Capitol Market every weekend until mid-July. Peruse the outdoor market for fresh local produce and flowers, and stop by the FestivALL stall to shop with your local artisans.These uniquely handmade products feature bath & body goods, jewelry, glasswork, sculpture, woodwork, textiles, printmaking and more! Each weekend, and a […]

Free

WV Museum of Music Grand Opening

Charleston Town Center 3000 CHARLESTON TOWN CENTER, Charleston, WV

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.Location: 2nd Floor at the Charleston Town Center Mall Performances from 2-4:30PM *2016 wvmhof inductee john "some […]

Virtuoso Violins from Lincoln Center, NYC

Charleston Chamber Music Society

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 for the premiere on June 12 at 7PM. The program will remain live for viewers […]

Free

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 a 29' KRT bus. The winner will be announced on Sunday June 27th. This mobile […]

FestivALL Porch Parade

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV

Join us for a vibrant celebration of the creativity and spirit of FestivALL! This year's Art Parade has been re-imagined to become a Parade of Porches! Neighborhood stoops, porches and yards will turn into into works of art with stationary "floats"!  These "floats" will be commissioned by a variety of local artists, and community members […]

Free

Art-for-ALL Juried Kids Art Exhibition

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

FestivALL presents Art-for-ALL, a kids' juried art exhibition at the Clay Center. Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in grades pre-k through 6th from 13 West Virginia counties.The exhibition will be open to the public in the Clay Center lobby from June 13-27.People’s Choice voting will be open on the FestivALL Neighborhood Arts Initiative Facebook […]

Free

Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

Sunrise Carriage Trail 746 Myrtle Rd., Charleston, WV

FestivALL welcomes you to take a shaded stroll on this .65 mile trail to experience the arts in a not so typical place.Enjoy music performances by Jon Thorne, Je’Dah Madison, Allianz Music Ensembles String Trio, and dances by JADCO Contemporary Dance Company, interactive art, and more. Location/Parking: Sunrise Carriage Trail, 746 Myrtle Rd. Parking is limited. We recommend parking at […]

Free

Contemporary/Lyrical Dance Class

Magic Island 101 Kanawha Boulevard West, Charleston, WV

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 the age of 3 in Charleston, WV. At a young age, she showed a talent and […]

Free

Paul Thorn, Amythyst Kiah, John Ellison, and more on Mountain Stage

Culture Center Theater 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV

This live music radio show is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and distributed by NPR Music to 280 public radio stations nationwide. Become a part of the small, but live audience (or tune in to the livestream) when guest host Kathy Mattea welcomes Paul Thorn, Amythyst Kiah, John Ellison, and more. This show will […]

$30

Kiwanis Corporate Regatta

Davis Park 301 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV

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 waters. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Monday, June 21 at […]

Free

Live Music Bingo

Red Carpet Lounge 308 Elizabeth St., Charleston, WV

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 musicians and bingo! Instead of letters and numbers being called out, you’ll mark spaces on […]

Free

Noontime Organ Recital with Dr. Jeremy Thompson

FestivALL YouTube

This pre-recorded event features Dr. Jeremy Thompson, the Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia. Thompson enjoys performing music from all eras, yet specializes in highly virtuosic repertoire. Programs for this series includes composers such as Bach, Gigout, Leighton, and also music of the theater. WATCH HERE

Take-and-Make Activity with KCPL

Kanawha County Public Library Teen Services Facebook page Charleston, WV

 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 KCPL’s social media pages to follow along starting 1pm on June 15.  *For safety reasons, this activity will […]

Community Drum Circle

Magic Island 101 Kanawha Boulevard West, Charleston, WV

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. Chairs provided and spaced per social distance guidelines. Facilitated by Sheila McEntee and Al Peery of Drum n Fun. Presented by

Free

History Alive: Nellie Bly

KCPL Zoom Charleston, WV

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 with no guarantee of release. Her subsequent articles on the conditions and treatment of the […]

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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 […]

Free

Noontime Organ Recital with Jayson Keeton

First Presbyterian Church

This limited-capacity, live event features Jayson Keeton, the Director of Music & Organist at First Presbyterian Church in Charleston, West Virginia.The Fisk Organ, Opus 79, is the featured instrument of this series and the only one of its kind in the state of WV. Programs for this series includes composers such as Bach, Gigout, Leighton, […]

Three Things: Season 6, Episode 5

Red Carpet Lounge 308 Elizabeth St., Charleston, WV

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.LOCATION: Red Carpet Lounge - parking lot (enter in between Red Carpet Patio & Tricky Fish)Enjoy fellowship, […]

Noontime Organ Recital with Dr. Johan Botes

First Presbyterian Church

This limited-capacity, live event features Dr. Johan Botes, the Associate Professor of Piano at Marshall University. Known for his extraordinary versatility as a soloist, collaborative musician, and teacher, Dr. Johan Botes has received recognition in concerts around the world. Programs for this series includes composers such as Bach, Gigout, Leighton, and also music of the theater. This […]

Rolls on the River

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

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! Music by Dale Harper and the Highlanders. Tickets: Adult-General Admission: $35.00 Adult-Non-Alcohol Admission: $15.00 Child Admission: $5.00 Adult-Alcohol Only: $25.00 […]

$35
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Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents The Trappist (of Golf and the Fine Art of Self Forgiveness)

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV

The premiere performances of a quirky new drama by Dan Kehde. The story of an outcast golf course maintenance worker as she tries to forgive herself and others for the dark deeds of her past. Tickets: $15 for adults $8 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thank you to our generous sponsor

$15

Pre-Game Concert at Power Park

Power Park 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

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 the gate or in advance at www.wvpower.com or 304-344-2287

Free
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Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents The Trappist (of Golf and the Fine Art of Self Forgiveness)

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV

The premiere performances of a quirky new drama by Dan Kehde. The story of an outcast golf course maintenance worker as she tries to forgive herself and others for the dark deeds of her past. Tickets: $15 for adults $8 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thank you to our generous sponsor

$15

CAMC Run for Your Life

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

Presenting the 2021 CAMC Foundation Run for Your Life! This race takes runners through some of Charleston’s most historical and picturesque settings, with proceeds benefitting the CAMC Foundation to support colorectal cancer awareness and screening.Registrants will receive the following:• 2021 CAMC Foundation Run for Your Life T-Shirt – your choice of cotton or dri-fit • 2021 […]

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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 for adults and children over 12, this workshop is a laid-back exercise in creativity, color […]

Free
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Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Facebook

A day of camaraderie and history, commemorating the holiday that celebrates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. This year’s virtual program will feature musicians, dancers, and poets from West Virginia in addition to the headline performer: Montell Jordan. Visit minorityaffairs.wv.gov for more information 5pm Facebook Live from the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs 11am […]

Free
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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 for adults and children over 12, this workshop is a laid-back exercise in creativity, color […]

Free

Full Color Magazine

Capitol Midwestern Baseball Field Bigley & Garrison Ave, WV

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)

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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 for adults and children over 12, this workshop is a laid-back exercise in creativity, color […]

Free
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Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Facebook

A day of camaraderie and history, commemorating the holiday that celebrates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. This year’s virtual program will feature musicians, dancers, and poets from West Virginia in addition to the headline performer: Montell Jordan. Visit minorityaffairs.wv.gov for more information 5pm Facebook Live from the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs 11am […]

Free

Pre-Game Concert at Power Park

Power Park 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

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 at 5:30 Tickets Available at the gate or in advance at www.wvpower.com or 304-344-2287

Free
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Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Facebook

A day of camaraderie and history, commemorating the holiday that celebrates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. This year’s virtual program will feature musicians, dancers, and poets from West Virginia in addition to the headline performer: Montell Jordan. Visit minorityaffairs.wv.gov for more information 5pm Facebook Live from the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs 11am […]

Free
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Yoga in the Park

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

Saturday June 19 7:45-9PM Wind-down with the sun. Join Nina Casto,  Folded Leaf  Yoga instructor, Reiki practitioner and Massage Therapist in training, for a 75 min Basic Sunset Yoga flow. All levels welcome. Must bring your own mats. Saturday June 26 9-10AM Find your zen before a day of activity. Join Traci Levine, Folded Leaf […]

Free

WV Birthday Celebration Concert

Kanawha State Forest 7420 Kanawha State Forest Dr., Charleston, WV

Come celebrate West Virginia’s birthday at Kanawha State Forest with a free concert by the Kanawha Valley Community Band. The concert will take place on the lawn in front of the office/by the Nature Center parking lot (former pool complex). Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. Thanks to our Sponsors

Free
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Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents The Trappist (of Golf and the Fine Art of Self Forgiveness)

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV

The premiere performances of a quirky new drama by Dan Kehde. The story of an outcast golf course maintenance worker as she tries to forgive herself and others for the dark deeds of her past. Tickets: $15 for adults $8 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thank you to our generous sponsor

$15

Authors’ Roundtable

Taylor Books 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV

Curated and hosted by WV Poet Laureate, Marc Harshman, this year’s panel will feature the works of authors who have also worked as translators: Randi Ward and Jeremy Paden .  Marc will also share a couple of his children’s books for which there have been translations.  For the roundtable itself, Jeremy and Randi will read selections from one […]

Free

Charleston Social History Bike Tour

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV

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 will meet in front of Taylor Books at 226 Capitol Street.

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Live Music Bingo

Red Carpet Lounge 308 Elizabeth St., Charleston, WV

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 musicians and bingo! Instead of letters and numbers being called out, you’ll mark spaces on […]

Free

Modernism in the Mountains

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

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 and the film will be followed by a performance from the Charleston Ballet, "Triadisches Ballet" in Bauhaus-inspired […]

Free
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Virtual Storytime

Kanawha County Public Library

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 below – and of course want to hear more about any event ideas and what […]

Free

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 several editions of a master plate (linocut) and two prints from their monoprint.Ages 8+up.Registration required in […]

Free

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 several editions of a master plate (linocut) and two prints from their monoprint. Ages 8+up. […]

Free
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Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents The Trappist (of Golf and the Fine Art of Self Forgiveness)

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV

The premiere performances of a quirky new drama by Dan Kehde. The story of an outcast golf course maintenance worker as she tries to forgive herself and others for the dark deeds of her past. Tickets: $15 for adults $8 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thank you to our generous sponsor

$15
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Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents The Trappist (of Golf and the Fine Art of Self Forgiveness)

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV

The premiere performances of a quirky new drama by Dan Kehde. The story of an outcast golf course maintenance worker as she tries to forgive herself and others for the dark deeds of her past. Tickets: $15 for adults $8 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thank you to our generous sponsor

$15

A Film Under the Stars presented by WVIFF

Starlings Coffee & Provisions 1599a Washington St. E, Charleston, WV

WVIFF presents A Film Under the Stars!Bring a chair, bring a friend, and enjoy a screening of School of Rock in the great outdoors of Charleston, WV. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase at Starlings. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thanks to our generous sponsors Previous Next

$7
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Yoga in the Park

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

Saturday June 19 7:45-9PM Wind-down with the sun. Join Nina Casto,  Folded Leaf  Yoga instructor, Reiki practitioner and Massage Therapist in training, for a 75 min Basic Sunset Yoga flow. All levels welcome. Must bring your own mats. Saturday June 26 9-10AM Find your zen before a day of activity. Join Traci Levine, Folded Leaf […]

Free

Children’s Art Fair

Davis Park 301 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV

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 […]

Free

Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Black Locust Woodshop 818 Lee Street E, Charleston, WV

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 60-90 minutes. For ages 16+up.  Registration in advance is required. Limited spots available, no walk-ups. […]

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Live Music & Dance on Capitol Street

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV

Head downtown two days of outdoor dining, supporting local businesses, all while enjoying great music and performances! We’ve invited local musicians and dance companies to delight you with their talents. Make sure to check out the Downtown Open, the Children’s Art Fair, and more while you are there. The stage will be located on Capitol Street […]

Free

Poems While You Wait

Taylor Books 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV

WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman along with poets Laura Treacy Bentley and Ace Boggess will create original, one-of-a-kind poems designed just for you!Visit the poets in the Taylor Books Annex Gallery, select a topic, and they'll begin writing!  $5 suggested donation to purchase a poem goes back to FestivALL. Thank you for your support!

Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Black Locust Woodshop 818 Lee Street E, Charleston, WV

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 60-90 minutes. For ages 16+up.  Registration in advance is required. Limited spots available, no walk-ups. […]

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Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents The Trappist (of Golf and the Fine Art of Self Forgiveness)

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV

The premiere performances of a quirky new drama by Dan Kehde. The story of an outcast golf course maintenance worker as she tries to forgive herself and others for the dark deeds of her past. Tickets: $15 for adults $8 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Thank you to our generous sponsor

$15
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Live Music & Dance on Capitol Street

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV

Head downtown two days of outdoor dining, supporting local businesses, all while enjoying great music and performances! We’ve invited local musicians and dance companies to delight you with their talents. Make sure to check out the Downtown Open, the Children’s Art Fair, and more while you are there. The stage will be located on Capitol Street […]

Free

Art-for-ALL Juried Kids Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony

FestivALL YouTube

FestivALL presents Art-for-ALL, a kids' juried art exhibition at the Clay Center. Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in grades pre-k through 6th from 13 West Virginia counties.This awards ceremony will recognize the participants and winners of this 13-county children’s juried art exhibition  – premiering on FestivALL’s YouTube Channel. Watch Here (coming soon) Thank you […]

Free

Artist Workshops – Black Locust

Black Locust Woodshop 818 Lee Street E, Charleston, WV

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 60-90 minutes. For ages 16+up.  Registration in advance is required. Limited spots available, no walk-ups. […]