Things To Do In & Around Our Area

Aug. 14 - 23

State Fair of West Virginia

Friday - Sunday, Fairlea

The annual event returns with the theme "It Feels Like Fun It Feels Like Fair." Fairgoers of all ages will enjoy rides, food, games, animals, midway entertainment and musical acts such as Alabama and 3 Doors Down and Third Day.

www.statefairofwv.com

Aug. 15

Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales

Saturday, 1 p.m.

Charleston Municipal Auditorium

Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they bring the timeless fairy tale adventures of Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life in a live theatrical experience.

www.charlestonwvciviccenter.com.

Aug. 26 - 30

Oak Leaf Festival

Wednesday - Sunday, Main Street, Oak Hill

Enjoy this annual fall celebration with vendors, music, crafts, quilts and more.

www.oakleaffestival.org

Aug. 27

Lady Antebellum Wheels Up 2015 Tour

Thursday, 7 p.m. Charleston Civic Center, Charleston

Grammy winning country music act Lady Antebellum ("I Run to You" and "Need You Now") brings its high energy show to the Charleston Civic Center. With special guests Sam Hunt and Kelsea Ballerini.

www.charlestonwvciviccenter.com

Aug. 28 - 30

Appalachian Festival

Friday - Sunday, Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center and other locations throughout Beckley area

The 51st annual arts and crafts fair will feature crafts by more than 100 talented artisans, a quilt show, live entertainment and good food. But the weekend offers much more including Taste of Beckley, Friday in the Park, a ghost tour, classic car show, Beckley Exhibition Mine tour, events at the Cynthia Bickey Art Gallery, Tamarack, Crossroads Mall, Wildwood House and more.

www.appalachianfestival.net

Aug. 28 - Sept. 12

Beehive!

Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg

This colorful celebration of the songstresses of the '60s showcases some of the decade's favorite hits. The musical revue features 40 songs ranging from girl groups such as The Chiffons and The Supremes to Leslie Gore, Petula Clark, Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin. Beehive! is sure to keep your toes tapping! Dinner is available for an additional $20.

www.gvtheatre.org

Sept. 12

The Del McCoury Band

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg

For more than 50 years, Del McCoury's music has defined authenticity for hardcore bluegrass fans, as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. McCoury is something special — a living link to the days when bluegrass was made only in hillbilly honkytonks, schoolhouse shows and on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.

www.carnegiehallwv.com

Sept. 21

Willie Nelson & Family

Monday, 7:30 p.m., The Clay Center, Charleston

He’s one part musician and one part activist with a healthy dose of heart and soul. Experience a lifetime of legendary music from America’s most esteemed outlaw country artist.

www.theclaycenter.org

Sept. 25

Dailey & Vincent

Friday, 7 p.m. Chuck Mathena Center, Princeton

Join Grammy nominated, three-time IBMA Entertainer of the Year, Dailey & Vincent for a night of bluegrass, gospel, folk and classic country music.

www.chuckmathenacenter.org

Sept. 26

Princeton Autumnfest

Saturday, Downtown Princeton

Enjoy this day of fun for the entire family featuring delicious food, entertainment, activities for children, a dog show, contests and more. Sponsored by the Princeton-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce.

www.frontiernet.net/~pmccc

Please e-mail events to mjames@register-herald.com.