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June 16, 2019 — June 30, 2019

Charleston, Kanawha

The 15th edition of FestivALL Charleston officially gets underway at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 16, with the annual Carriage Trail Walk, featuring stops for live music, dance and art along the 1.3-mile round-trip length of the trail. That event ends at 4 p.m. Later that day, the Clay Center hosts Jazz & Jambalaya, featuring Cajun food and music by Bob Thompson and Friends, from 6 to 10 p.m.

On June 17, FestivALL teams up with the West Virginia Power, also celebrating its 15th anniversary, to bring the Davisson Brothers Band to Haddad Riverfront Park from 6 to 9 p.m.

Other FestivALL events include:

June 18 — Taylor Books will host a Feminine Rising Book Reading featuring Andi Fekete at 6 p.m., while Resurrection Church, located in the former Capitol Center Theater, will host Gospel Fest at 7 p.m.

June 19 — “Three Things: My First, My Favorite, My Future” speaker series featuring Tighe Bullock, Leeshia Lee and Connor Knighten at the John L. Dickinson Family Homeowner Education and Family Center, 815 Court Street, 7 p.m.

June 20 — ArtWalk, downtown Charleston, 5 to 8 p.m.

June 21 — Moses Automotive Live on the Levee at Haddad Riverfront Park, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., performers TBA.

June 22 — CAMC Foundation Run for Your Life 5K Run/Walk starting from Haddad Riverfront Park; the Charleston YWCA’s “Over the Edge” rappelling fundraiser from the top of BB&T Building into Davis Park will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; the FestivALL Art Parade starts at 10 a.m. from Capitol Street and Kanawha Boulevard, followed by the Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff, with music by Walter DeBarr, Ghost Fleet, Megan Wren and Scroungehound, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Musicworks, Bluegrass Kitchen, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Ice Cream and the Arts in Elk City on Tennessee Avenue, 4 to 7 p.m.; Brent Green’s multimedia presentation, “A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness” at Clay Center’s Caperton Planetarium and Theater, 7 p.m.

June 23 — LGBTQ Literary Roundtable, Taylor Books, 3 to 5 p.m.; Vocal Chamber Concert, Cavendish Hall, 4 p.m.; Historical Bike Tours, 5 to 7 p.m.; Dance FestivAll featuring the Philadelphia dance company Koresh, Clay Center, 6 p.m., Mountain Stage featuring Steve Earle & the Dukes, Damien Jurado, Vanessa Peters and more, Culture Center.

June 24 — Kiwanis Corporate Regatta, Kanawha Public Library, 11:30 a.m.; Travelin’ Appalachian Revue, Taylor Books, 4:30 p.m.

June 25 — Bridgefest, a celebration of Bridge Road’s shops and eateries, with music and dance, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Charleston Civic Chorus, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Baptist Temple.

June 26 — “Outlier,” a documentary telling the story of Katherine Johnson, the White Sulphur Springs native and NASA mathematician by Charleston’s Motion Masters Studio, 7 p.m. at Floralee Hark Cohen Cinema; StreetWorks Art Auction, Washington Street East, 7:30 p.m.

June 27 — Mayor’s Concert featuring the Suffers and more, Clay Center, 7 p.m.

June 28 — Moses Auto Group Live on the Levee, 6:30, performers TBA.

June 29 — Capitol Street Art Fair, Children’s Art Fair and Kanawha County Public Library Street Fair, Capitol Street, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Mutts Gone Nuts dog entertainer troupe, three performances in Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center Little Theater, times TBA; Taco Fest by Black Sheep Burritos & Brew, Capitol Street, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Dance in Davis Park, sessions at 12:35 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.; Poems While You Wait, Taylor Books, noon to 2 p.m.; The Wine & Jazz Music Festival featuring Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Lakecia Benjamin and Bob Thompson Unit at University of Charleston, 2:10 p.m.

June 30 — Capitol Street Art Fair and Children’s Art Fair continues on Capitol Street, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; West Virginia Jewish Film Festival, Clay Center, 7 to 10 p.m.; Mountain Stage featuring John Pizzarelli Trio, Catherine Russell, Devotchka, Culture Center Theater.

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