Things to do: August 9, 2013
BLUES DUJOUR with RUBBER SOUL: 6:30 p.m. Free. Beatles tribute band and blues. Haddad Riverfront Park. Call 304-348-1417 or visit www.liveontheleveecharleston.com.
DON GIBSON AND THE VELVETONES: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Elk River Community Center, 1047 Main St., Elkview. Call 304-965-3722.
JOHN LILLY: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
TATE STEVENS: 8 p.m., State Fair of West Virginia, Fairlea. Concert is free, with gate admission of $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12. Info: Call 800-514-3849 or visit www.statefairofwv.com.
WYATT TURNER: 7 p.m., free, Barnyard BBQ, 1101 Hospital Drive, Teays Valley. Call 304-964-3322 or visit www.thebarnyardbbq.com.
"CHICAGO": 7:30 p.m., Civic Center Little Theater. Tickets are $20. Call 304-343-2287 or visit www.charlestonlightoperaguild.com.
TRAVIS HOWZE AND BEN JONES: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
"HARRY (IN BLACK AND WHITE)": 8 p.m. Adults $10, students $6. Dark comedy by Dan Kehde about a grieving family enduring the loss of a loved one and the pain of discovering dark family secrets. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522.
"AVENUE Q": 8 p.m. Adults $17. Students $14. Not recommended for patrons under 17. Comedic musical incorporating puppets and adult themes. Actors Guild of Parkersburg, 724 Market St., Parkersburg. Call 304-485-1300.
EXTREME COUNTRY DANCE CLUB: 8 to 10 p.m. (Lessons at 6:30 p.m.) Admission $5. Elk Elementary Center, Mink Shoals exit of Interstate 79. Call 304-949-3973 or 304-549-0910.
GOOD TIME COUNTRY DANCERS: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Cost $5. Line dance and patterned couples dance. Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department, 6313 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-545-6377 or 304-550-7144.
INDIE CINEMA SELECTIONS: Park place Stadium Cinemas opens "Fruitvale Station," and Marquee Cinemas opens "The Way Way Back." "Fruitvale Station" won the grand jury prize and audience award for drama at Sundance and is based on the true story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed by police at Oakland, Calif., public transit station on New Year's Day 2009. "The Way Way Back" is a coming-of-age comedy/drama set during the summer vacation. Contact Park Place at 304-345-6541 or www.ourshowtimes.com; contact Marquee at 304-746-9900 or www.marqueecinemas.com.
STATE FAIR OF WEST VIRGINIA: Gates open at 8 a.m., Fair grounds in Fairlea. Free concert at 8 p.m. by Tate Stevens. For a complete schedule, refer to the daily schedule in today's Gazette or visit www.statefairofwv.com.
BREW SKIES FESTIVAL: 3 p.m. to midnight, Canaan Valley State Park. Features 28 bands on two stages, all of which are West Virginia-based or have ties to the state, except the headliners: J. Roddy Walston and The Business, Luella and The Sun, The Pimps of Joytime and Grayson Capps. There will be craft beer sales from state breweries, plus local artisan booths and a children's area. Tickets are $50 for the weekend or $30 daily. Admission is free for ages 14 and younger. Call 304-463-4500 or visit www.brewskiesfestival.com.
Open Mic RON SOWELL'S OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m. Adults $5. Performers, children and seniors $2.