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Things to do Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013

By Staff reports

Music

MARSHALL BALLEW: 8 p.m. Tickets $8. FOOTMAD Wandering Minstrel Concert Series. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Call 681-495-0110.

ESQUIRES HALLOWEEN DANCE: Adults $10, children $5. Kanawha Valley Jamboree, 8902 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Call 304-545-2693.

JOHN LILLY AND BLUE YONDER 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.

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

JOSH NELSON: 8 p.m. Free. Modern Jewish music. Temple Israel, 2312 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-342-5852.

THE CAPITOL MARKET STAGE: Free, live music comes from Marium Bria at noon and 2 p.m. and The Band Wagon at 1 and 3 p.m. There also will be visits from the FestivALL Princess and stilt walker Chally Erb, as well as carriage rides for $5 per person or $20 for a private couples ride.

Stage/theater

"NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD": 8 p.m. Adults $12; children younger than 18, students with ID and seniors $10. Based on the George Romero cult classic film about flesh-eating zombies brought to life. Presented by the Kanawha Players. Kanawha Players Theater, 309 Beauregard St. Call 304-343-7529.

"YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN": 8 p.m. Adults $15, seniors and children younger than 12 $10. Musical about "Peanuts" characters. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896.

TENNESSEE TRAMP AND COREY FORRESTER: 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.

Art

DOWNTOWN PUBLIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE WALKING TOUR: Free hour-long guided walking tour begins at 1 p.m. at the Lee Street Triangle. Part of FestivALL Fall.

Dance

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

SPEAKEASY SINGLES: 8 p.m. Members $8, nonmembers $10. Costume contest, dance and more. Music by DJ Randy Damron. Wilson Student Union, West Virginia State University. Call 304-766-1041.

DANCING WITH THE TRI-STATE STARS: 7 p.m. Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington. Tickets for the fifth annual event are $25 for adults and $15 for children under 12 and Marshall University students. Proceeds benefit medical services provided by Ebenezer Medical Outreach to the needy in the tri-state area. Call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

HALLOWEEN DANCE AND PARTY: 7 to 10 p.m. Marmet Recreation Center. Don Gibson and the Velvetones Band will play. Hot dogs with all the fixings will be free. Bring a covered dish. Adults $8, children younger than 12 free. Contact Barry at 304-949-9692.

Kids

SPOOKTACULAR: Noon to 4 p.m. Adults $7.50, children $6. Free for Clay Center members. Crafts, trick-or-treat trail, pumpkin decorating, costume parade and more. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or visit www.theclaycenter.org.

K.I.D.S. ZOMBIE ZOO: 2 to 5 p.m. Free. Zombie painting with Charly Jupiter Hamilton. Paint provided by Kanawha Individual Development Solutions open house event. K.I.D.S., 216 Washington St. W. Call 304-205-3045.

Festivals

CAPITOL FLEA MARKET HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL: 1 to 3:30 p.m. 2101 Greenbrier St. Includes costume contest, trick-or-treat for children ages 12 and younger, music and more. Call 304-342-1626 or 304-548-5055.

Film

WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: 4:45 p.m. "No"; 5 p.m. "The Short Films of Ethan Murrow"; 7 p.m. "Blood on the Mountain"; 9:30 p.m. "Holy Motors." Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522 or visit www.wviff.org.

OPERA AT THE MOVIES: 12:55 p.m., Regal Nitro Stadium 12. The Metropolitan Opera's production of Shostakovich's "The Nose" screens live. Runtime on the satirical opera based on Gogol's comic story is about 2 hours 15 minutes. Tickets are $24 for adults, $22 for children and $18 for children. Call 304-769-0405 or visit www.regmovies.com.

Etc.

BOO BASH: 4 to 9 p.m. Dunbar Landing. Free. Games, hotdogs, inflatables for the kids, outdoor movie ("Hocus Pocus") and more. Presented by the city of Dunbar. Call 304-766-0223.

THE HAUNTED BARN: 7 p.m. to midnight. 426 Beauregard St. General admission $11, fast pass $22, All-night pass $35, season fast pass $55. Call 304-389-1203.

JEDI JAMBOREE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kanawha County Public Library, 123 Capitol St. Free. Call 304-343-4646 or visit www.kanawhalibrary.org; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Albans Public Library will have make-and-take "Star Wars"-themed crafts, call 304-722-4244; noon to 3 p.m., Sissonville Public Library, Jedi knight training, call 304-984-2244.

SOUTH CHARLESTON BOO BASH: 7 p.m. Little Creek Country Club, South Charleston. Costume contests, dancing, silent auction, psychic, photo booth and more. Costumes encouraged but not required. The third annual event is a fundraiser for the South Charleston Chamber of Commerce's Educational Foundation. Tickets $50 for singles, $85 for couples and $300 for tables of eight. Open to those age 21 and older only. Contact Amanda Ream at 304-744-0051 or soccoc@wvdsl.net.

TASTE-OF-FALL: Six restaurants offer special menu items and cocktails during store hours -- Ellen's Ice Cream, Mission Savvy, Bluegrass Kitchen, Tricky Fish, Frütcake and Bridge Road Bistro Black Food Truck. Part of FestivALL Fall.

ZOMBIE 5K: 7 p.m. East End. Part of East End Main Street's HallowEast 5, the Run Like Hell Zombie 5K Run/Walk is a unique after-dark road race. Contestants collect "life flags" from other participants. Prizes will be awarded. The event benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in honor of Lindsey Anne Strader. For registration fees, routes and more information, visit charlestoneastend.com.

HUNTINGTON BOO BASH: 7 to 11 p.m. Heritage Station, Huntington. Includes costume contest with nearly $2,000 in cash and prizes as well as music by country singer-songwriter Stephen Salyers. Call 304-696-5954.

HARVEST GIFT BOUTIQUE: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fine art and craft sale at Charleston Woman's Club, 1600 Virginia St. E. Features 30 artisans from this summer's Capitol Street Art Fair, plus make-and-take crafts for children, live music by Spencer Elliott at noon and 2 p.m. and Ryan Kennedy and Jim Lange at 1 and 3 p.m. and appearances by the FestivALL princess. Part of FestivALL Fall.

HOWL-O-WEEN PET PURR-ADE AND COSTUME CONTEST: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. East End Dog Park on the corner of Washington and Maxwell streets. Sponsored by Kanawha County Humane Association. Parade at 11 a.m., contests (best costume, best human-pet duo and best trick), pumpkin painting, vendors, info booths and giveaways for KCHA members. Registration is at 10 a.m. Contest entry fees are $5 for KCHA members and $10 for nonmembers. All animals must be current on vaccinations.


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