Community Calendar

May 31: Pipestem Event Center in Pipestem hosts Metal in the Mountains, May 31 and June 1. A two day festival featuring the best in metal music including: Unearth,Flaw,Blue felix,Meka Nism, Slaughter to Prevail, Traitors, Bodysnatcher, Enterprise Earth, Discrepancies, Losing September, Ovtlier, Seasons Band, Black Plague, Razorwire Halo, My Demons Galore, STATE of MINE, and much more. General tickets start at $40 and are available at /www.showclix.com/event/metal-in-the-mountains. Call 304-466-1767 for more information. 

May 31: Dynasty Athletics and All Star Cheerleading will host Cheerleader for a Day Clinic at their location, 714 Bee St. in Princeton starting at 5 p.m. Participants will be stretching, learning about basic jumps, a short dance and have some stunting opportunities. All participants who register (with payment) before Thursday, May 16 will receive a free Dynasty T-shirt on the day of the clinic! Cost is $25 per child, ages 4-10. Call 304-910-3423 for more information or to register. 

May 31: The Princeton Rescue Squad is hosting a Child and Babysitting Safety Course from 6-8 p.m. at the Rescue Squad. This course provides teenagers (age 11 and up) everything they need to know for safe and successful babysitting. From getting started with their business, to dealing with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving, and first aid tips. Cost is $35. Contact Paula Johnson at 304-425-3914 ext. 5 to reserve your seat today.

June 1: Pirates of the Sky RC Club presents Float and Fly at Glenwood Recreational Park starting at 10 a.m. Fans and enthusiasts of radio controlled planes and boats are welcome to attend. 

June 1: Grand opening at Iron Asylum, located at 500 Halls Ridge Rd. in Princeton starting at 9 a.m. Shop with vendors, meet the coaches, win prizes, special events where you can challenge our coaches, yourself, and each other. Instructors will be on hand with demonstrations. Great food, and much more. 

June 1: Little Acres Farm and Jamie Marie Photography presents The Glowing Guide Bridal Fair from 2 - 9 p.m. at the Little Acres Farm, located at 3622 Old Athens Road in Princeton. Get tips and tricks to relieve the stress of planning for that special day, meet local vendors to find inspiration. Enter to win prizes and relax with refreshments. All brides walk away with a guide to help them plan the day they have dreamed of. RSVP ahead of time to be entered in a special prize giveaway. Call 304-920-9912 for more information. 

June 1: Cole Harley Davidson in Bluefield is hosting R.I.S.E for the Ride fundraiser for a domestic violence center in Mercer County. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance at Cole H-D! Registration, ticket sales & lunch will start at 12:30 p.m. First bike out at 2:30 pm! Ride will finish at Princeton Elks with a “Hollywood Theme” starting at 6 pm with Live & Silent Auction, plus 50/50 drawing! Call 304-324-8116 for more information. 

June 1: WCW returns to the Bluefield Salvation Army auditorium with Night of Champions. All championships will be on the line. Scheduled contests include James D. Drake defending the West Virginia Heavyweight Championship against Aaron Biggs in a no count-out contest. Chance Rizer & Tracer X battle in the finals of the Live Championship Tournament, and much more including the return to Mr. #1 George South. Tickets are general admission with adults $15, any student $8, children 5 & under in addition to all military & first responders are always free

June 1: The Chuck Mathena Center presents Magic with Eli. Eli is one of magic’s hottest rising stars and the most decorated young magician working in the US today. He represents the second generation in his all magic family. His variety magic show is a mesmerizing blend of youthful energy with a style that hearkens back to the golden age of magic. Tickets start at $5. Call the box office at 304-425-5128 for more information. 

June 3: Join the Princeton Public Library at 1 p.m. for Adult Coloring Cafe. A time of enjoyment and relaxation while coloring intricate patterns, listening to calming music and sipping coffee. Call 304-304-487-5045 for more information. 

June 4: The 2019 Marshall University Coaches Caravan rolls into the Chuck Mathena Center starting at 6 p.m. Come meet the Herd coaches and support the Thundering Herd! Among those expected to attend are football coach Doc Holliday, men’s basketball coach Mike D’Antoni and athletic director Mike Hamrick, along with “Voice of the Herd” Steve Cotten, several athletic department officials, Marco the mascot, cheerleaders and more. The cost is $30 per person. Table sponsorship is available for $350. Tickets can be purchased at the Chuck Mathena Center or by contacting Roger Topping at 304-920-9696 or Charlie Pace at 304-920-5441. 

June 6: Youth ages 8-17 and their families are invited to join the Princeton Public Library for Lego Club starting at 6 p.m. for their 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

June 7: The Princeton Dance Studio presents “Workin’ Night and Day” their 38th Annual Spring Performance. Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at www.chuckmathenacenter.org or call the box office at 304-425-5128. Tickets are $10. 

June 7: STARZ Performing Arts Academy presents their 19th Annual Spring Recital “Flights of Fancy” at the Bluefield Auditorium. Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at STARZ Performing Arts Academy for $8, and will available at the door for $10 each. Children 4 & Under are admitted free.

June 8: The Crazy Crafters Quilting Club will meet at the Craft Memorial Library at 10 a.m. Class is for beginners to advanced. Registration required. Register in person at the library or by calling 304-325-3943.

June 8: Youth ages 10-17 are invited to join with local enthusiasts at the Princeton Public Library at Noon for Teen Sketching. This class will  explore hands on sketching instruction and let your imagination be your guide. All materials provided. No registration is required.

June 8: The Jack Caffrey Arts Center is hosting their Grand Opening starting at 6 p.m. with performances by Lily Comer, Mike Dority, and Cody Wickline. 

June 10: The Friends of the Princeton Library will hold their monthly Book Sale a the Vietnam Veteran’s Building on the corner of 2nd St. and Straley Ave. Find some great books at a bargain and support your local library at the same time! The Friends of Princeton Public Library hosts a monthly book sale to benefit library facilities and programming. No item costs more than $1. 

June 10: Princeton Public Library will host Lego Club starting 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.

June 14: The Princeton Rescue Squad is holding Wilderness First Aid courses at the PRS Training Center June 14, 15, and 16. Friday course begins at 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday classes begin at 8 a.m. This dynamic and challenging 3 day course is intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in wilderness first aid knowledge and skills. This course meets the Boy Scouts of American Wilderness First Aid Curriculum. Cost $100.Please dress for the elements, as a large portion of the class will take place outdoors. Seating is limited, please Contact Paula Johnson at 304-425-3914 ext. 5 to reserve your spot.

June 14: The RiffRaff Arts Collective welcomes CassieRaye live in The Room Upstairs. Strongly influenced by her southern roots, audiences find themselves captivated by her earthy, sensual voice, and her original songs lead listeners into the most intimate depths of the human experience. Her debut album Open was released in Spring of 2015. Tickets are $15 for adults & $10 for students. Drinks & snacks are on the house. Concert starts at 8 p.m.

June 22: Twisted Twig Yoga is hosting Yoga in the Park fro m 10 - 11 a.m. at the Bluefield City Park. Bring a mat or a beach towel for a relaxing yoga class outside at the park. A collection of travel size toiletries for Amy’s Hope will be taken. Class is weather permitting. Call 304-922-1904 for more information. 

June 27: Carnegie Hall’s Ivy Terrace Concert Series continues on Thursday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m. with reggae musician Shayar. Ivy Terrace Concerts take place outside in front of Carnegie Hall and are free to the public. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic. Concerts are over at 8 p.m. For more information visit carnegiehallwv.org, call 304-645-7917, or stop by 611 Church Street, Lewisburg.