Princeton Times

Community Calendar

Jan. 18: Pipestem Spa and Event Center in Pipestem is hosting Hypnotist, Herb McCandless Jr. Herb’s amazing stage presence produces the hottest, most hilarious, and unforgettable hypnotic stage shows in the Southeast. Herb has traveled all over North America from the Bahamas to Las Vegas performing the hilarious show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7:30. This is a 21 and over show. For more information call 304-466-1767.

Jan. 19: The Princeton Public Library is hosting Adult Crafternoon at Noon on Saturday, Jan. 19. This is a free workshop creating no-sew tote bags. Bring your own T-shirt and give it new life as you transform it into a unique & functional totebag! All other supplies are provided. Seating is limited and registration is required. Call us at 304-487-5045 today.

Jan. 19: The Bronze Look, LLC in Princeton is holding a Portrait Drawing Class. Artist Trey Snyder will introduce you to drawing portraits using pencil techniques. The artist will teach you about facial proportions and measuring tricks along with shading to draw the perfect portrait. Class starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. All materials included. Limited seats available. Call 304-425-5005 for more information.

Jan 24: Bluefield Area Arts Center welcomes Molly Tuttle to the stage Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. With nearly two million viewers on YouTube and features in Bluegrass Now, Flatpicking Guitar and Acoustic Guitar magazines, Molly Tuttle is making a name for herself in the acoustic music scene. Cane Mill Road will open for Molly Tuttle. Tickets start at $20. For more information call the Bluefield Area Arts Center at 304-325-9000.

Jan. 24: Princeton Library is hosting a Crochet Group Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. Whether you’ve been crocheting for years or you’re just starting out, you’re invited to this friendly gathering. Come learn the basics or work on your current project in the company of fellow crafters. Crocheters of all experience levels are welcome!

Jan. 24: The Princeton Public Library and the Mercer Grassroots District invites the public to attend the first in a series of Financial Wellness classes starting at 6 p.m. This monthly series of instructional financial courses to assist attendees with financial documentation and decision making. This month's topic: "Budgeting" is lead by Jodi from the WVU Ext. Office. This program is free and no registration is required.

Jan. 26: Sister's Coffee House proudly welcomes Bill Rich to during their Dinner and Music event Saturday, starting at 7 p.m. Dinner available!! Always a great time here at Sisters with our musicians!! Come on out and relax, fellowship, eat, drink and enjoy. Call 304-487-8701 for more information.

Jan. 26: West Virginia Championship Wrestling begins the new year with their debut event at the USA Championship Wrestling Sports Arena in Brushfork, 2061 Coal Heritage Rd. General admission tickets only $10, students are $5.

Jan. 26: The Princeton Public Library will host Teen Movie Saturday featuring the anime movie "Ponyo". During a forbidden excursion to see the surface world, a goldfish princess encounters a human boy named Sosuke, who gives her the name Ponyo. The movie is (rated G) for ages 10-17 and their families. This event is free and so is the popcorn!

Jan 31: The Chuck Mathena Center proudly welcomes the Texas Tenors to the stage Thursday, Jan. 31, starting at 7 p.m. Emmy Award Winners & Billboard #1 recording artists are back on PBS & RISE Live on Tour.  Join JC, Marcus and John as they present the music of Broadway, Country, Pop and Classical in this one-of-a-kind concert event! Tickets are $38. Call the box office at 304-425-5128 for more information.

Feb. 1: The 40th Annual Concord University Groundhog Day Breakfast, hosted by the Concord Alumni Association, will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at 8 a.m. at University Point. hear Concord Charlie’s weather prediction one day ahead of everyone else! Guests will also hear from the 2019 Grand Groundhog Watcher-- Mr. Charlie Mathena. Cost is $20 per person. Contact the Alumni Association at 304-384-6331, or go to,  for more details.

Feb. 2: Cole Harley Davidson, 1804 Bland St. in Bluefield, is hosting a SOUPer Bowl Soup Cook-off starting at noon. Enter your favorite soup recipe for your chance to prove it is the best. Prizes will be awarded for the top three soups. Free to enter, free to taste. Email DEBBIE at or call 304-324-8116 to enter.

Feb 4: The Mercer County Extension office will offer a class on weed management at the Princeton Presbyterian Church, 1809 W. Main St. in Princeton. The meeting is free to the public, dinner will be provided. Registration is required for the class. Call 304-425-3079 for more information and to register.

Feb. 9: Join the Mercer County Animal Shelter, Community Connections, & Volunteer WV as they kick off their volunteer project Heart with a Bark for the month of February at the Mercer County Animal Shelter, 961 Shelter Rd. in Princeton, starting at noon. Promote love, volunteerism, and finding ‘fur’-ever homes for the animals at the shelter. Looking for a service project? A way to get a little exercise & some fresh air? Walk, treat, and spend some time with shelter dogs! Who knows - one might become your new best friend! Call the shelter at at 304-425-2838.

Feb 23: Visit Mercer County WV and the Bluefield Beautification Committee is hosting Winter Warmer, an indoor craft beer festival at the Bluefield Area Arts Center, 3 - 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $25 and are available at Grant's Supermarkets, Goodykoontz Drug Store, the Mercer County Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Paper and More, and Tickets at the door will be $30. For more information call the CVB at 304-325-8438.