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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 304-324-8116 to enter.
Feb. 2: REACHH-FRC/Child Advocacy Center an the Mercer Mall are teaming up with a host of vendors for the second annual Roll and Read. Come visit with Clifford and stroll through the mall visiting over 15 organizations with activities for children of all ages. Visit them all for a chance to win a great door prize. Everything starts at 10 a.m.
Feb. 3: New Covenant Church of Princeton is hosting a Super Bowl watching party starting at 5:30 p.m. Please bring a 2 liter soda or case of water and a snack to share. Sign up sheet will be available at the church located at 109 Thorn St. Call 304-920-1922 to sign up and for more information.
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. 7: Princeton Public Library is hosting Gaming Night starting at 6 p.m. Youth ages 8-17 and their families are invited to join us for this monthly program devoted to all things gaming. Take a turn with a video game on the Nintendo Switch, play one of the library’s many board games (or bring one from home) and try your hand at other gaming themed activities. Call the Library at 304-487-5045 to register.
Feb. 9: Princeton Public Library invites youth ages 10-17 are invited at noon to join with local enthusiasts to explore hands on anime sketching instruction and let your imagination be your guide. All materials provided. No registration is required.
Feb. 11: Princeton Public Library is hosting Lego Night at 6 p.m. Join other Lego enthusiasts and create unique and colorful constructions. Kids love the unlimited open-ended possibilities of building with Lego! Lego are provided by the library.
Feb. 13: The Princeton Renaissance Project is hosting a Community Conversation at Bucha Brewhouse& Bistro, 957 Mercer St. in Princeton, Noon - 1 p.m. Talk about new businesses, upcoming events, and anything else that the group wants to explore. For more information call 304-320-8833
Feb. 14: Lilly Comer will perform at the Coal Country Kandies, located at 301 Mercer St. in Historic Downtown Princeton, Valentine’s Event starting at 6 p.m. Great Food and great entertainment. For more information call 681-282-5570
Feb. 15: The Comedy Zone at Pipestem Resort Spa welcomes Comedians Blayr Nias & Ryan Van Genderen to the Event Center. Show starts at 9:30 p.m. All's fair and FUNNY in Love and War" Local favorites, and off and on again comedic couple, Blayr Nias and Ryan Van Genderen take the stage together in this exciting evening where they walk the thin line between love and hate. Call the Event Center at 304-466-1767 for ticket information.
Feb. 22: Dollywood's Kingdom Heirs will be in concert at Maranatha Baptist Church, 314 Oakvale Rd., Princeton, on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale now at the church, Conner Printing in Princeton, Christian Bookstore of Beckley and iTickets.com. For more information call 304-920-0661 or visit www.gospelmusicconcerts.com
Feb. 22: 4 Pals Production and the Chuck Mathena Center presents "A House Divided" the long-awaited sequel to "The Eleventh Hour." When the mother of the church dies four “sisters” will step all over each other to fill her shoes. And two moonshine slinging singers will do whatever it takes to make sure their choir makes it to The Gospel Roundup Come witness the magic as director Thomas Lester and the 4-Pals team brings this hilarious story of faith, fun and frenemies to life. Tickets start at $20 and are available at the Chuck Mathena box office. Call 304-425-5128 for more information.
Feb. 22: A Mother’s Rest and the Bluefield Inn are hosting a Respite Retreat for mothers and caregivers of children and adults with special needs. 3 nights of peace, sleep and friendship with other moms who already understand your challenges! Breakfast daily. Cost is $160, transportation and other meals extra. Total lodging cost only $160 per guest! Private baths. Completely casual, sleep as long as you want. Zero expectations of you. You don’t even have to come out of your room if you don’t want to. Call (304) 323-2200 for more information.
Feb. 23: The Bronze Look in Princeton is holding a Beginners Watercolor Class Saturday, Feb. 23, 4 - 6 p.m. with Promise Sloan. This class is a beginners class and will teach basic watercolor techniques. All materials are provided. The cost is $25 per person. Call 304-425-5005 to register and for more information.
March 2: Step out in style and enjoy a Beverly Hills inspired evening at Concord University's 2019 President's Ball March 2; 6 p.m. Dinner, Ball from 7 - 9 p.m. In the spirit of the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, the best of the 90210 zip code s being brought to the University Ballroom. Enjoy a formal dinner, walk the pink carpet, have your picture taken by a professional photographer, dance the night away to live entertainment, enjoy themed drinks, and above all, have a memorable night. Tickets and sponsorship are available now. Tickets range from $20 - $40. Dinner reservations and formal attire are required. Call 304-384-6266 for more information