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…
 FestivALL Porch Parade

FestivALL Porch Parade

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…
 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…
 Art-for-ALL Juried Kids Art Exhibition

Art-for-ALL Juried Kids Art Exhibition

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…
 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 music performances by Jon Thorne, Je’Dah Madison, Allianz Music Ensembles String Trio, and dances by JADCO Contemporary Dance Company,…
 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…
 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…
 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…
 Noontime Organ Recital with Dr. Jeremy Thompson

Noontime Organ Recital with Dr. Jeremy Thompson

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…
 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…
 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. Chairs provided and spaced per social distance guidelines. Facilitated by Sheila McEntee…
 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…
 Noontime Organ Recital with Jayson Keeton

Noontime Organ Recital with Jayson Keeton

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…
 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.…
 Downtown Open

Downtown Open

Charleston Area Alliance invites you to head downtown Charleston and enjoy this pop-up putt putt course sponsored by City National Bank and FestivALL Charleston. You may pick up and return putters and balls at any of these locations: Taylor Books,…
 Noontime Organ Recital with Dr. Johan Botes

Noontime Organ Recital with Dr. Johan Botes

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…
 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! Music by Dale Harper and…
 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…
 CAMC Run for Your Life

CAMC Run for Your Life

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:•…
 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…
 Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

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…
 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…
 Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

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…
 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…
 Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

Virtual Juneteenth Celebration

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…
 Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park

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…
 WV Birthday Celebration Concert

WV Birthday Celebration Concert

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).…
 Authors’ Roundtable

Authors’ Roundtable

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 [Icelandic, Faeroese, Norwegian, Danish, German, & others] and Jeremy Paden [Spanish].  Marc will also…
 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…
 Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park

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…
 Children’s Art Fair

Children’s Art Fair

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,…
 Live Music & Dance on Capitol Street

Live Music & Dance on Capitol Street

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…
 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…
 Poems While You Wait

Poems While You Wait

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!   …
 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…
 Live Music & Dance on Capitol Street

Live Music & Dance on Capitol Street

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…
 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…
 Art-for-FALL Teen Art Exhibition

Art-for-FALL Teen Art Exhibition

Art-for-FALL is a juried art exhibition open to 6th-12th grades. Stop by Taylor Books to see this FestivFALL exhibition highlighting the work of local aspiring artists. The show will be up at the Taylor Books’ Annex Gallery from October 8-17.…
 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, we…
 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, face painting, and a special GoodSpace Mural workshop. This event is produced…
 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…
 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…
 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 TBA Free to play! Prizes Awarded! A mash up of live music from local musicians and bingo! Instead of letters and…
 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: Clay Center FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases…
 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…