WHAT’S GOING ON

WINTERPLACE SKI RESORT - OPEN FOR THE SEASON! 100 OLD FLAT TOP MT. RD, GHENT, WV. FOR MORE INFORMATION:WWW.WINTERPLACE.COMOR 1-800-607-SNOW.

RIFFRAFF GALLERY CO-OP IN PRINCETON, WV: MON-FRI. 10 A.M. – 8 P.M. SAT. 12 NOON – 5P.M. THE RIFFRAFF WILL HOLD OPEN STAGE NIGHT EVERYMONDAY NIGHT IN THE ROOM UPSTAIRS. INFO:HTTP://WWW.THERIFFRAFF.NET

GARY BOWLING’S HOUSE OF ART IS NOW LOCATED AT 1915 BLUEFIELD AVENUE, BLUEFIELD,WV. THE ART GALLERY INCLUDES ART, UNIQUE GIFTS, AND MORE. HOURS BY APPOINTMENT. FOR MORE INFORMATION: (304) 324-4242.

THE WV DHHR IS CURRENTLY IN NEED OF ADULT FAMILY CARE HOMES THAT CAN PROVIDE A LOVING, CARING ENVIRONMENT FOR AGED AND DISABLED ADULTS.  FMI PLEASE CONTACT KAREN FARMER IN MERCER COUNTY AT 304-425-8738 OR KELLY MORRIS IN BRAXTON COUNTY AT 304-765-7344

ON STAGE AT “THE RAILYARD” - 530 RALEIGH STREET, BLUEFIELD, WV. HOURS: 5 P.M-MIDNIGHT. WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY. CLOSED; SUNDAY-TUESDAY. A $5 COVER CHARGE IS REQUIRED ON FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS. FOR MORE INFO:304-800-4141 OR VISITWWW.RAILYARDWV.COM WEDNESDAYS-PUB TRIVIA,FREE TO PLAY 7P.M. THURSDAYS - WINE, WINGS AND JAZZ

NOW- MARCH 1: WOHLFAHRT HAUS DINNER THEATRE PRESENTS “HONKY TONK ANGELS WYTHEVILLE, VA. THE STORY OF THREE COUNTRY GALS WHO MEET ON A BUS ON THEIR WAY TO NASHVILLE IS A BRIGHT, FUNNY, SPIRIT-FILLED SHOW. COME WITH US ON A ROLLICKING AND TOUCHING JOURNEY WHICH CELEBRATES THE WOMAN’S VOICE IN COUNTRY MUSIC THROUGH THE YEARS. ACCOMPANIED BY OUR WHDT BAND, THIS PRODUCTION FEATURES CLASSIC HITS LIKE “STAND BY YOUR MAN”, “COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER”, “9 TO 5″, “I’LL FLY AWAY” AND MANY MORE. PERFORMANCE DATE/TIME: JANUARY 8 – MARCH 1, THURSDAY; MATINEE, FRIDAY & SATURDAY; 8 P.M., SUNDAY; 3 P.M. DINNER BEGINS 2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SHOW TIME. FOR MORE INFORMATION: 1-888-950-3382.

JANUARY 27:  APPALACHIAN ART CENTER IN RICHLANDS, VIRGINIA PRESENTS “4 AUTHORS IN 8 WEEKS SERIES” FEATURING JAMES CROUCH.  CROUCH IS A RETIRED MINISTER, UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR AND ACADEMIC WRITER.   MR. CROUCH WILL READ AND SPEAK FOR APPROXIMATELY 45 MINUTES AND THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.  THERE IS NO CHARGE TO THE PUBLIC.  BOOKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AND SIGNING BY THE AUTHOR. FMI CONTACT GINGER H. BRANTON AT THE RICHLANDS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (276)  963-3385

JANUARY 28-MARCH 4: CHUCK MATHENA CENTER DAYLIGHT ART SERIES - CHUCK MATHENA CENTER, PRINCETON, WV. LOCAL EXPERT ARTIST AND ARTISANS WILL TEACH THEIR ART OR CRAFT. AT THE END OF EACH SESSION YOU WILL HAVE LEARNED SOMETHING NEW AND INSPIRING. AND YOU WILL HAVE A VERY PERSONAL PIECE OF ART TO TAKE HOME AND ENJOY. CLASSES INCLUDE: QUILT BLOCK FOR BEGINNERS, STAINED GLASS ART, WREATHS FOR ALL SEASONS, CAKE DECORATING, AND MORE. CLASSES WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAYS DURING THE DAY IN OUR SUNLIT GRAND HALL AND ROTUNDA.FOR MORE INFORMATION: (304) 425-5128 OR VISITWWW.CHUCKMATHENACENTER.ORG

JANUARY 29:  SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING OF “THE FIRST 1,000 DAYS – INVESTING IN WV CHILDREN WHEN IT COUNTS” WILL BE SHOWN AT THE CONCORD UNIVERSITY ALEXANDER FINE ARTS CENTER MAIN AUDITORIUM AT 1PM. THE SCREENING WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A LIVE DISCUSSION

JANUARY 31: THE ELITE WEDDING EVENT OF THE TWO VIRGINIA’S - FINCASTLE ON THE MOUNTAIN, BLUEFIELD, VA. VENDORS BOOK YOUR BOOTHS NOW! PREVIEW THE LATEST IN WEDDING TRENDS, FABULOUS DÉCOR AND EXCITING ENTERTAINMENT. MEET WITH THE BEST OF THE AREAS VENDORS AND REGISTER TO WIN A TRIP. REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THE SHOW TODAY TO RECEIVE A SPECIAL GIFT AT THE DOOR. TIME: 11 A.M. – 3 P.M. FOR MORE INFORMATION: (304) 922-2600 OR VISITWWW.1UNIQUEIMPRESSION.COM 

FEBRUARY 2:  A CANCER SUPPORT GROUP WILL MEET AT THE CANCER RESOURCE CENTER ON THE 4TH FLOOR OF PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AT 7PM – FMI CALL 304-487-7936 (REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED)

FEBRUARY 7:  RIFFRAFF ARTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS “LA ROUGE: A RED DRESS ART EVENT” ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH FROM 7-10 PM AT THEIR GALLERY IN DOWNTOWN PRINCETON. GUESTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO DON RED APPAREL IN HONOR OF SAINT VALENTINE’S DAY. THE ARTISTS WILL BE ON HAND TO MEET AND GREET, LIVE MUSIC WILL BE PLAYED BY TIM AND MAGGIE MAINLAND, AND COMPLIMENTARY WINE, CHEESE AND OTHER REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. A WIDE VARIETY OF FINE ART, FINE CRAFT, AND A WIDE SELECTION OF HANDMADE GIFT ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.