WHAT’S GOING ON

MERCER STREET MERCHANTS HOLIDAY GIFT BASKET, WITH YOUR CHANCE TO WIN OVER $1,200 WORTH OF GOODS.  FREE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW CITY MANAGER ELKE DOOM WILL DRAW THE WINNING TICKET ON DEC. 22ND AT 3PM.  GET FREE TICKETS AT ALL PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS ON MERCER ST. IN DOWNTOWN PRINCETON; DRAWING IS AT RIFFRAFF ARTS COLLECTIVE / 869 MERCER STREET.  FOR MORE INFO CALL 304-425-6425.

 

NOW–DEC. 31- HOLIDAY OF LIGHTS FESTIVAL” 40-PLUS ACRES OF LIGHT DISPLAYS AT BLUEFIELD CITY PARK. NO CHARGE, DONATIONS ACCEPTED. TIME: (SUN-THURS.) 6 P.M.-9 P.M. (FRI. & SAT.) 6 P.M.-10 P.M. FOR MORE INFO-304-327-2448.

 

NOW-JAN.8-ART EXHIBIT IN THE CHUCK MATHENA CENTER ROTUNDA FEATURING WORKS BY RITA MONTROSSE, GARY BOWLING AND RICHARD SHREWSBURY.GALLERY HOURS: MON-FRI 9-5PM. THE CHUCK MATHENA CENTER IS LOCATED AT 2 STAFFORDS COMMONS, PRINCETON, FMI, CALL 304-425-5128 OR WWW.CHUCKMATHENACENTER.ORG

 

THE BLUEFIELD AREA SHAG SOCIETY -MEETS EVERY MONDAY EVENING FROM 6:30 P.M.- 8:30 P.M., IN KELSEY’S AT THE QUALITY HOTEL TO DANCE. ADMISSION: $3; FIRST-TIME VISITORS FREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION:  WWW.BLUEFIELDSHAG.COM  OR CALL BILL AT (276) 970-5780.

 

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.

 

DEC. 18: CHUCK MATHENA CENTER PRESENTS “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”- PRINCETON, WV. TIME: 8 P.M. ADMISSION: $25 ADULTS/$20 STUDENTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION: (304) 425-5128 ORWWW.CHUCKMATHENACENTER.ORG.

 

DEC. 20: POCAHONTAS CHRISTMAS PARADE- POCAHONTAS, VA. TIME: 6 P.M.

 

DEC. 20:  EMPTY THE SHELTER FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH STAR95 AT THE MERCER COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER FROM 11AM TO 3PM! ALL PET ADOPTIONS ON DEC.19 AND 20TH ARE 50% OFF SPONSORED BY BILL COLE AUTO GROUP! ENJOY TASTY TREATS FOR SALE BY MEMBERS OF A.L.I.V.E.  DONATE A BAG OF DOG OR CAT FOOD, OR A BAG OF CAT LITTER AND GET A FREE PET PHOTO WITH SANTA PROVIDED BY DIVINITY IMAGES!! EVENT IS SPONSORED BY PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL!

 

DECEMBER 31: NEW YEAR’S EVE “DOWNTOWN COUNTDOWN” - PRINCETON, WV. NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION WILL FEATURE A BALL DROP COUNTDOWN AND FIREWORKS AT THE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT, FOUR STAGES OF MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, GAMES, A DANCE PARTY FOR TEENS AND MORE. TIME:8:30P.M.-12:30 A.M. TICKETS ARE $10 FOR ADULTS, $7 FOR STUDENTS. TICKETS MAY ALSO BE PURCHASED AT THE GATE. VETERANS AND KIDS 10 AND UNDER ARE FREE. AT 11:30 P.M. THE GATES WILL COME DOWN AND NO TICKET IS REQUIRED FROM THAT POINT FORWARD. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO COME WATCH THE BALL DROP AND ENJOY FIREWORKS. FOOD, DRINK AND PARTY FAVORS WILL BE AVAILABLE FORPURCHASE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISITWWW.DOWNTOWNCOUNTDOWN.ORG, OR CALL 304-425-6425.

 

DEC. 31: NEW YEAR’S EVE AT PIPESTEM - PIPESTEM, WV. DINNER, DANCE AND AN OVERNIGHT STAY IS A GREAT WAY TO WELCOME THE YEAR 2015. DANCE ONLY IS $25 PER PERSON, $40 PER COUPLE AT THE DOOR. PARTY IS FROM 9 P.M.-1 P.M. FOR MORE INFORMATION: (304) 466-1800.

 

DEC. 31: ”LEMON DROP” NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION - BLUEFIELD WV’S OWN VERSION OF THE TIMES SQUARE BALL DROP. ONLY THIS DROP FEATURES A LARGE, LIGHTED LEMON IN TRUE BLUEFIELD STYLE! THE SECOND ANNUAL LEMON DROP WILL TAKE PLACE ON RALEIGH STREET, DOWNTOWN BLUEFIELD AT 12 MIDNIGHT, BUT THE PARTY WILL START EARLIER.