Events

Please note – this information is updated regularly. However, for the most up-to-date information, please visit the website or social media pages for each individual event or contact the event organizers directly.

Feb
2
Tue
Thomas & Friends @ Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm

Discover the engineer within! Travel to the Island of Sodor and use your curiosity and imagination to help Thomas & Friends.

Suit up as the conductor and sell tickets to ride the train, help Percy fix his wobbly wheel, and get back on track, Climb inside Thomas’ cab to explore the engine’s inner workings and load luggage, livestock, and other freight into train cars.

Explore the Rails exhibit opens at the Youth Museum with Thomas the Train!

February 2, 2021 – September 15, 2021

Jun
4
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jun 4 @ 11:30 am – Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Jun
11
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jun 11 @ 11:30 am – Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Jun
18
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jun 18 @ 11:30 am – Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Jul
2
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jul 2 @ 11:30 am – Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Jul
9
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Jul
16
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jul 16 @ 11:30 am – Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Jul
23
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jul 23 @ 11:30 am – Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Jul
30
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Jul 30 @ 11:30 am – Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Aug
6
Fri
Fridays in the Park(Word Park) @ Word Park
Aug 6 @ 11:30 am – Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm

Beckley’s 31st Annual Friday in the Park series will open this Friday, June 4th. The concert series will be held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through August 27th, weather permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street. Food vendors will offer lunch items for sale.

A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season. DJs from local radio stations will emcee the concerts.

For more event details visit www.beckley.org or “Beckley Events” on Facebook.

Opening day on June 4 will feature Mia Bailey at 11:30 am and Rick Lilly at 12:15 p.m. Mia is a high school student who performs a variety of music and she recently released a gospel CD. Rick is a well-known local gospel performer.
On June 11, Billy Payne, a traditional country artist who has been nominated for several Josie Music Awards, will be featured. Then, on June 18, Dave Runion, a one-man band, will perform a variety of music including oldies, rock and country. A variety of musical styles will be presented during the season.
2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:
June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class; 11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (Praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (Gospel); 12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian Rap Singer)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed