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Entertainment Calendar of Events

Submit items for ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR OF EVENTS to WEEKEND, c/o Exponent-Telegram, P.O. Box 2000, Clarksburg, WV 26301. Items must be received one week prior to publication and include time, date, location, and a brief description of event. Please include a phone number.

Michael Crawford

July 21. Star Lake Amphitheatre, Pittsburgh. (412) 323-1919.

16th Gospel Sing

May 22-24. Hayrides, games, fishing, bonfire, camping and more. Paradise Island of Christian. Verner. 583-2825.

Dancing the Beyond

May 22. Presented by AnnaÕs Expressions of Dance and Allegro Dance Company. 8 p.m. Bridgeport High School Theatre. Donations $8. Bridgeport. 624-5765.

Main Street Bluefield/Daily Telegraph Concert Series

May 22, 29. Free concerts featuring local bands from noon until 1 p.m. in Chicory Square, Bluefield. 325-5442.

Peter Pan

May 26 - June 7. 1/2 price tickets for children 3-14. Pittsburgh CLO. (412) 456-6666.

It's A Great Day For The Irish

June 6. The Mountainaires Barbershop Chorus and Chapter Quartets. Evening of Barbershop harmony. East Fairmont High School, Fairmont. 296-5516.

Gaither Homecoming Concert

June 6, 7 p.m. Charleston Civic Center Coliseum. Tickets on sale now at Civic Center Box Office and all ticketmaster locations. For more information call 345-SHOW. Charleston.

Lord of the Dance

June 16-21. Produced by DiCesare Engler. Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh. (412) 392-4900.

Heinz Hall Presents Johnny Mathis

June 26, 27. Johnny Mathis and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Pittsburgh. (412) 392-4900.


May 26-June 7. (Tickets on sale April 6) Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh. 412-392-4900 or 412-392-4819 (groups).

The Follies

May 22-24, 28-30. Towngate Theater. All shows begin at 8 p.m. except Sunday Matinees at 1 p.m. Oglebay InstituteÕs Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling. 242-7700.

Once Upon a Mattress

May 29-30. Musical comedy with ÒPrincess and the PeaÓ theme. Landmark Studio, Sutton. 765-3766.

Through Their Eyes

Now through June 28. Exhibit dedicated to the memory of the eighteen artists whose works are on display. Townhouse Gallery, Sistersville. 652-1214.


May 18. Goff Plaza Garden Club members only from 2-4 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Nancy Quinn. 622-4686.

57th Annual WV Strawberry Festival

May 20-24. Buckhannon. 472-9036.

Woodchopping Festival

May 21-24. World championship woodchopping contest at Bakers Island. Webster Springs. 847-7666 or 847-2454.


May 21. 15 bouts, sanctioned by the USA Boxing and the West Virginia State Athletic Commission. Tickets $10 general admission and $12 reserved ringside. Nathan Goff Armory, Clarksburg. 623-0832.

PWF Wrestling

May 22. Wheeling Civic Center. 233-4470.

Vandalia Gathering

May 22-24. Free and open to public. Annual celebration of West Virginia traditional arts and folk heritage. Capitol Grounds and Cultural Center, Charleston. 558-0220, ext. 120.

Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 22-25. Interpretive, recreational and craft activities. Live music in the parkÕs amphitheater. North Bend State Park, Cairo. 643-2931 or 800-CALL-WVA.

Cork Poppin' Chili Fest

May 23. Winery tours, wine tasting. West Virginia products. Kirkwood Winery, Summersville. 872-7332.

Big Boy Classic 20K

May 23. Road race 12.4 miles through Wheeling. Wheeling. 242-7322.

Memorial Day Weekend

May 23-24. Different ethnic foods, car show, crafts, bingo, country line dancing, bands and a raffle. Clarksburg. 624-9126.

WV Wine & Arts Festival

May 23-24. WV wineries provide free wine tasting, live jazz and blues music, juried arts and crafts, complimentary wine glass. Poor House Farm Park, Martinsburg. 264-1491.

Challenge in the Hills Four Wheel Drive Vehicle Race

May 23-24. Dirt flat drags, obstacle course, mud pit. No all terrain vehicles (ATVs). Tucker County Track. Parsons. 478-2386.

Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 23-25. Memorial programs at both cemeteries in Taylor County and a large parade on Memorial Day. Grafton. 265-2044.

Memorial Day Parade & Service

May 25. Morning parade with more than 20 units and memorial service showcasing local talent and a key speaker. Farmington. 825-6442.

Blue & Gray Reunion Civil War Reenactment

May 28-31. Reenactment of the first land battle of the Civil War, crafts, food, Civil War ball, quilt show and more. Main Street, Philippi. 457-4265 or 457-5183.

Fishing Derby

May 30. ChildrenÕs fishing derby for kids up to age 15. Free event. Casting contests, educational video, refreshments, Lions Club Sight Mobile, State Police KidsÕs I.D. program. Parsons. 478-3251 or 478-2000.

Bridge Tournament

June 6,7. Parkersburg sectional duplicate bridge tournament at Dils Center (6th St. and Williams Court Alley). $62 per night includes breakfast at Blennerhassett Hotel. Beginners and experienced player are welcome. Special division rate for children under 12 years. Parkersburg. 428-5234.

Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant

June 25, 26, 27. Will be held at RCB High School, for more info contact MWVSO, P.O. Box 4146, Clarksburg. 592-0096.

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