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Things to do Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012

By Staff reports

Music

SPENCER ELLIOTT: 7 to 9 p.m. Free. Percussive fingerstyle acoustic guitar. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 346-2871.

REVOLUTION: 7:30 p.m. Free. Acoustic rock. Bridge Road Bistro, 915 Bridge Road. Call 304-720-3501.

RIVER CHASE BAND: 7 p.m. Adults $8, children $3. Country music. Kanawha Valley Jamboree, 8902 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-545-2693.

NO ONE YOU KNOW BAND: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.

HOMINY FALLS: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.

DENI BONET: 2:45 and 4:30 p.m., Pullman Square, Huntington. Part of ChiliFest. Admission is free. Call 304-634-4857 or visit www.chilifestwv.com.

Stage/theater

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS "DRALION": 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $30 to $145. Avant-garde circus draws from East and West and the quest for harmony between man and nature. Charleston Civic Center. Call 800-745-3000.

MIKE ARMSTRONG and MARY ASHER: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.

"TERROR OF THE TUG": 8 p.m. Advance tickets adults $12, children 12 and under $6; day of the show adults $15, children under 12 $8. Re-enactment of one of the bloodiest times in West Virginia coal mining history. McArts Amphitheater, U.S. 52, beside Mount View High School, Welch. Call 304-436-2609.

"ALICE IN WONDERLAND": 8 p.m., Actors Guild of Parkersburg Theater, 724 Market St., Parkersburg. Tickets $14 for adults, $12 for students and seniors, $7 for children. Call 304-485-1300 or visit www.actorsguildonline.org.

Dance

DANCE: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.

DANCE: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Members $25, nonmembers $35 (includes heavy hors d'oeuvres). Ballroom, swing and Latin dances. Charleston Woman's Club, 1600 Virginia St. Advance registration requested but not required. Sponsored by the University Club. Call 304-984-1939.

Fairs/festivals

FESTIVAL OF COLORS: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., New Vrindaban will host a Festival of Colors at the Palace of Gold, 3759 McCrearys Ridge Road, Moundsville. The event celebrates a tradition dating back thousands of years in India. Every two hours, there will be a unified "color throwing," where brightly colored organic starch is thrown into the air. There also will be live music throughout the day and a meal from an Indian gourmet vegetarian cook. Admission is $3, with children under 5 admitted free. Visit www.nvfestivalofcolors.com.

CHILIFEST: Downtown Huntington. Live music, entertainment, children's games, chili competition.

Etc.

"BATTING FOR WISHES" SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Gates open at 8 a.m. and play begins at 9 a.m. at Appalachian Power Park. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Make-A-Wish of Southern West Virginia. Local law enforcement, firefighters and emergency personnel will participate. Concessions, door prizes and more. Admission $12 for ages 12 and older, $1 for those under age 12. Contact Chris Gregory at 304-993-0021 or Marisa Pedro at 304-342-9474.

BABY T TIME: Noon to 4 p.m., Clay Center. Fifth birthday celebration for Baby T the Turtle. Projects, stories, ice cream (while it lasts) and more. Admission to the Family Fun day event is included in the regular Clay Center gallery admission of $6 for children and $7.50 for adults. Films and planetarium admission are extra. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org. To keep up with Baby T, visit her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ClayCenterBabyT.

CATO PARK DOG SWIM: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Cato Park Pool, 200 Baker Lane. Donations of dog food and pet supplies will be accepted and donated to the Kanawha-Charleston Animal Shelter. Call 304-348-6860.

EAST END BAZAAR OPEN-AIR ARTISAN MARKET GRAND OPENING: 11 a.m., ribbon-cutting ceremony at the market, 1428 Washington St. E. Local band Comparsa will provide music following the ribbon-cutting. The bazaar, a project of East End Main Street, will feature live acoustic music each weekend from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., April through October. Visit www.charlestoneastend.com.

A DRAG SHOW: 8 p.m. Tickets $10, VIP seating $15. Proceeds to benefit Rainbow Pride of West Virginia. Capital Center Theater, 123 Summer St. Call 304-400-3980.

WONDERFUL WORKING ZOMBIES NIGHT OUT PARTY: 9 p.m. (8 p.m. free zombie makeover). Adults $15, couples $25, kids 12 and under $10. Food, games, dance contest, meet the cast of "Evil Dead: The Musical," Cemetery Knights Car Club. Coach and Maggie, from Electric 102.7, will emcee. Kanawha Players, 309 Beauregard St. Call 304-343-7529.


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