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Jul
12
Thu
“Smoke on the Mountain” @ Bramwell Wesleyan Church
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm

The Sanders Family is Back! Hilarious gospel comedy. You will laugh yourself out of the church. Shows begin at 7pm Thursday through Saturday and Sunday Matinee at 3pm.

Jul
19
Thu
The Weekend – Live Entertainment @ Locations in southern WV
Jul 19 – Jul 22 all-day

Taken from the Register-Herald “The Weekend” Update:

Thursday, July 19

The Burrito Bar at Breeze Hill in Lansing will celebrate their weekly “Thirsty Thursday” event with live music from The Thorny Flat Mountain Duo beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 20

Lori Graves will headline Calacino Pizzeria’s Brick Oven Comedy Show beginning at 8 p.m. Other comedians in the show will include Josh McDonald and Cody Lambert.

The Settlement, a funk-fusion jam band from Huntington, will perform live at Rendezvous Lodge at Adventures on the Gorge in Fayetteville from 8 to 11 p.m.

As part of the city’s weekly “Friday in the Park Concert Series,” Patricia Smith will sing gospel music at Jim Word Memorial Park in Beckley beginning at 11:30 a.m. At 12:30 p.m., Theatre West Virginia will perform music from Rocket Boys: The Musical until 1 p.m.

Theatre West Virginia in Grandview will celebrate their opening night of Rocket Boys: The Musical, set to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Keenas McIntosh Jr. & James Stiltner, seasoned veterans of the Kentucky/Virginia music scene will take the stage at Weathered Ground Brewery from 6 to 10 p.m.

Black Garlic will perform live at TheGrove in Fayetteville at 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 21

The Krista Hughes Band will perform country tunes at Calacino’s Pizzeria from 8 to 11 p.m.

The Mikele Buck Band will take the stage at Rock Ridge Bar and Grill in Pipestem beginning a 6 p.m.

Fletcher’s Grove will perform live music at The Burrito Bar at Breeze Hill in Lansing at 8:30 p.m.

Hurl Brickbat will be at The Grove in Fayetteville at 8 p.m.

The Tom Batchelor Band will take the stage at Rendezvous Lodge at Adventures on the Gorge in Fayetteville from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Rocket Boys: The Musical will run a second night at Theatre West Virginia in Grandview beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Rick K and the All-Nighters along with Taylor Made will perform live at the Friends of Coal Auto Fair at the Raleigh County Airport beginning at 7:30 p.m.

BlacKing Coal will perform live at Weathered Ground Brewery beginning at 6 p.m.

Sunday, July 22

Theatre West Virginia will wrap up their rendition of Rocket Boys The Musical at 7:30 p.m.

Jul
20
Fri
Friends of Coal Auto Fair @ Raleigh County Memorial Airport
Jul 20 – Jul 21 all-day

One of the state’s largest car shows! This two day event includes: hundreds of rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tuners; trucks from all years; food; specialty vendors; a flea market; car corral; games; special guests; arts and crafts.

Want to enter a car?  The entry fee for the car show includes weekend passes for you and a guest*, your window sticker, 12’x20′ space, the option to participate in the Creager Tire Burnout Competition on Saturday, A cruise to the New River down the beautiful Fayette Station Road. With Lunch served river side around noon. You will be eligible for hundreds of daily door prizes, trophies and awards. Official commemorative Friends of Coal Auto Fair Dash Plaques are given to the first 500 vehicles registered. Visit the website to register.

Concert Saturday:

Taylor Made will be taking the stage for the first time in 5 years with Fireworks to follow.

 

Jul
21
Sat
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 21 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Bluefield Shrine Horse Show @ Bluefield City Park
Jul 21 all-day

The 50th Annual Bluefield Shrine Horse Show. Riders from the East Coast compete for coveted Blue Ribbons and prize money. Great Family Fun. Sponsored by the Shriners. Shows start at 6pm each evening with an additional Saturday show at 10am that is perfect for the kids.

 

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 21 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

Thurmond’s Railroad Day @ Historic Thurmond
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join in the fun as the transportation and education professionals of Operation Lifesaver mix fun with educational elements of safety with trains. Historic walking tour, guided hike, activities for the kids and much more.

Missoula Children’s Theatre Presents *The Pied Piper @ Chuck Mathena Center
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

What do you do when your town is overrun by ravenous rats? You call the Pied Piper! Take a trip to Hamelin Town with the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and local students as they perform an original musical adaptation of the classic tale, “The Pied Piper”.

Cool Cruisin’ Nights @ Mercer Street Grassroots District
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join in the nostalgic fun and come Cruise the Strip in Downtown Princeton. Bring your favorite ride and cruise or bring your favorite lawn chair and sit and watch! October 20 it the Creepy Cruise where all rides are decked out for the ghoulish season.

This event is held the third Saturday of each month from May through October.

 

Rocket Boys the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre - Grandview Park
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

From the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October SkyRocket Boysis a uniquely American tale — a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s, of a mother’s love and a father’s fears, of a group of young men who dreamed of launching rockets into outer space … and of those who made their dreams come true.

NASA engineer Homer Hickam’s original book, upon which this musical is based, is a vivid portrait of the harsh West Virginia mining town of his youth, evoking a time of innocence and promise, when anything was possible, even in a company town that swallowed its men alive.

Performances: July 20, 21 and 22

Jul
22
Sun
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 22 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Bluefield Shrine Horse Show @ Bluefield City Park
Jul 22 all-day

The 50th Annual Bluefield Shrine Horse Show. Riders from the East Coast compete for coveted Blue Ribbons and prize money. Great Family Fun. Sponsored by the Shriners. Shows start at 6pm each evening with an additional Saturday show at 10am that is perfect for the kids.

 

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 22 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

Rocket Boys the Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre - Grandview Park
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

From the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October SkyRocket Boysis a uniquely American tale — a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s, of a mother’s love and a father’s fears, of a group of young men who dreamed of launching rockets into outer space … and of those who made their dreams come true.

NASA engineer Homer Hickam’s original book, upon which this musical is based, is a vivid portrait of the harsh West Virginia mining town of his youth, evoking a time of innocence and promise, when anything was possible, even in a company town that swallowed its men alive.

Performances: July 20, 21 and 22

Jul
23
Mon
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 23 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 23 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

Jul
24
Tue
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 24 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 24 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

Jul
25
Wed
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 25 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 25 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

Willy Wonka Jr @ Cliffside Amphitheatre - Grandview Park
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Willy Wonka Jr. is Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure.

Performances on July 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and August 1, 2, 3, 4

 

 

WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

The School for Lies by David Ives @ Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This wild farce matches wit with humor in the story of one woman and her troubles with love, told hilariously through rhyme. The widow Celimene runs the most fashionable salon in 1666 France and is the most desired woman in the city. Suddenly a stranger arrives who will turn her life upside down and teach her how to live again. A saucy, hilarious updating of Moliere’s The Misanthrope.

Matinee show on Saturday July 28 at 2:30 pm

Rated R (for strong language and situations, and innuendos)

Jul
26
Thu
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball @ Bowen Field
Jul 26 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Runs from June 19 to August 26. See the website, email or call for more game schedule and more information. For Family Entertainment at its best – visit Bowen Field.

Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball @ Hunnicutt Field
Jul 26 all-day

Major League sponsored professional team. Home games from June 22 through  August 26. See website, email or call for more game schedule. Fun for the entire family.

The School for Lies by David Ives @ Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This wild farce matches wit with humor in the story of one woman and her troubles with love, told hilariously through rhyme. The widow Celimene runs the most fashionable salon in 1666 France and is the most desired woman in the city. Suddenly a stranger arrives who will turn her life upside down and teach her how to live again. A saucy, hilarious updating of Moliere’s The Misanthrope.

Matinee show on Saturday July 28 at 2:30 pm

Rated R (for strong language and situations, and innuendos)

Jul
27
Fri
WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

The School for Lies by David Ives @ Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This wild farce matches wit with humor in the story of one woman and her troubles with love, told hilariously through rhyme. The widow Celimene runs the most fashionable salon in 1666 France and is the most desired woman in the city. Suddenly a stranger arrives who will turn her life upside down and teach her how to live again. A saucy, hilarious updating of Moliere’s The Misanthrope.

Matinee show on Saturday July 28 at 2:30 pm

Rated R (for strong language and situations, and innuendos)

Glow Walk @ Twin Falls Resort State Park
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Meet at the golf course parking lot for a fun evening as we walk the front nine glowing. Come early to sign up and receive glow sticks as supplies last. We encourage everyone to also bring their own glow sticks, prizes will be given out to the one who glows the brightest, and most creative glow.

 

Jul
28
Sat
Movie: Wonder Woman @ Lively Family Amphitheater
Jul 28 all-day

All movies start at Dusk and are FREE to the public!

Beckley’s Annual Cruise In Car Show @ Historic Uptown Beckley
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Uptown’s annual Cruise-in Car & Bike show!  Cruise into historic Beckley to get a look at some of the best cars and bikes in the region! Live music, food vendors and more. Dash plaques and specialty trophies.

WV Miners Baseball Home Games @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbits, Danville Dans, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

The School for Lies @ Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
This wild farce matches wit with humor in the story of one woman and her troubles with love, told hilariously through rhyme. The widow Celimene runs the most fashionable salon in 1666 France and is the most desired woman in the city. Suddenly a stranger arrives who will turn her life upside down and teach her how to live again. A saucy, hilarious updating of Moliere’s Le Misanthrope.
Rated: R for strong language and situations, and innuendos.
July 12th is Pay-What-You-Can preview night performance available at box office on a first-come, first-serve basis. Walk-ups only please.
July 28th is a matinee showing at 2:30pm only.
The School for Lies by David Ives @ Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This wild farce matches wit with humor in the story of one woman and her troubles with love, told hilariously through rhyme. The widow Celimene runs the most fashionable salon in 1666 France and is the most desired woman in the city. Suddenly a stranger arrives who will turn her life upside down and teach her how to live again. A saucy, hilarious updating of Moliere’s The Misanthrope.

Matinee show on Saturday July 28 at 2:30 pm

Rated R (for strong language and situations, and innuendos)

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