Calendar

February – August 2014

Feb
5
Wed
“Moneyville” Exhibit @ Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia
Feb 5 – Sep 7 all-day

Enter the vibrant “city” of MONEYVILLE and embark on an exciting hands-on tour through a money factory. Be introduced to the sculptor-engravers that create the designs and models for our nation’s currency. Move on to an anti-counterfeiting forensics lab, a bank, a stock market, and an international shopping district. . This highly interactive traveling exhibition uses the familiar and fascinating subject of money to build creative skills and promote economic literacy in a fun, immersive environment.

 

Apr
1
Tue
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine Open for Season @ Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
Apr 1 – Nov 1 all-day

The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine opens April 1st for the 2014 season (closes Nov 1).  Operating hours are from 10am to 6pm with last tour departing at 5:30pm.  Special arrangements can be made for group tours.  Adults $20, Children $12, Seniors $15, Military $14.  Group Tour rates available.

Jun
18
Wed
For The Birds – Beckley Art Group Member Exhibit @ Cynthia Bickey Art Gallery
Jun 18 @ 2:11 pm – Aug 3 @ 3:11 pm

“For the Birds” is the theme of our annual members exhibition this year.  This exhibit encompasses a variety of mediums, styles, and interpretations of the theme by our membership. Gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday 11am to 5pm and Sunday from 1-4pm.

Jul
31
Thu
Jazz Takeover 2014 @ Beckley Art Center @ Cynthia Bickey Art Gallery
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us Thursday, July 31st for our Jazz Takeover 2014 as part of the Simply Jazz and Blues Festival.  The Jenny Wilson Trio will perform at 7pm in the Cynthia Bickey Gallery at Beckley Art Center.  Doors open at 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Aug
1
Fri
Simply Jazz & Blues Festival @ Word Park, Downtown Beckley
Aug 1 – Aug 3 all-day

Lots of Jazz and lots of Blues from a variety of artists:

Simply Jazz and Blues Festival 2014 Line-up

Friday, August 1st

5:15pm W.Va’s Finest Winner (TBA)

5:20pm Dennis McClung Blues Band Fairmont, WV

6:45pm Heritage Blues Quartet New York, NY

8:30pm Bob Thompson Unit Charleston, WV

Saturday, August 2nd

12:00pm W Va’s Finest Winner (TBA)

12:15pm Holy Cow Chloe, WV

1:30 pm Donnie V California

2:45pm MoJo Theory OH

4:00pm Fruteland Jackson Chicago, IL

5:15pm Chaz Humley & the Effects So. Charleston, WV

6:30pm Austin “Walkin’ Cane Cleveland Oh

7:45pm Zac Harmon Jackson, MS

Sunday, August 3rd

1:00pm Chris Sutton Huntington, WV

2:00pm (TBA)

3:00pm Gospel Reunion Beckley, WV

4:00pm Zac Harmon (Main Stage) Jackson, MS

Saturday, August 2nd – Education Center

12:30pm Fruteland Jackson, et. al

5:30pm (TBA)

Sunday, August 3rd – Education Center

1:00pm Austin “Walkin’ Cane,” et. al

 

Friday’s in the Park Lunch concerts @ Beckley Historic Distict
Aug 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Fridays In The Park. Check out these great weekly lunchtime concerts at Jim Word Park on Neville Street. Concerts host all musical styles and stripes. Every Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. through August 29th. Lunch vendors available.

Aug
2
Sat
Gold Rush Flea Market @ Beckley Intermodal Gateway
Aug 2 @ 7:00 am

The Gold Rush Flea Market is every Saturday 7am-1pm at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza.

Aug
3
Sun
Sundays @ Two @ Tamarack - The Best of West Virginia
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm

Every Sunday at 2pm there is music, live music and it is free to attend.  Tamarack hosts all types of musicians playing all types of music.  Check their website events page for who will be performing. There is no admission fee for any Sunday @ Two performance. Tickets are required due to limited seating and are available after 10 a.m. on the morning of the performance at the Information Desk.

Aug
8
Fri
Friday’s in the Park Lunch concerts @ Beckley Historic Distict
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Fridays In The Park. Check out these great weekly lunchtime concerts at Jim Word Park on Neville Street. Concerts host all musical styles and stripes. Every Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. through August 29th. Lunch vendors available.

Aug
9
Sat
Roller Derby Bout @ Beckley Raleigh County Convention Center
Aug 9 all-day

Beckley Area Derby Dames vs Heart of Appalachia R D. All home bouts are held at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. Roller Derby bouts are family-friendly, fast-paced and jam-packed with edge of your seat action.