2018 Schedule of Activities

Get out and Experience the Arts in Mercer County, WV!

Pre-ATAW Featured Event:

Friday, May 11- The Moscow Festival Ballet Presents Swan Lake at Chuck Mathena Center

Saturday, May 12

10 a.m. - Crafty Quilters Quilting Club @ Craft Memorial Library, Bluefield 

2 p.m. - CIRCLE TALK SOCIAL for Networking @ Sophisticated Hound Brewery, Princeton

6 p.m. - 4 PALS Productions Presents The Savannah Sipping Society at Bluefield Area Arts Center (Dinner starts at 6 p.m., Showtime is 7:30 p.m.)

7 p.m. - Spring Fling Paint Thing at Diamonds & Gold Look, Princeton

9 p.m. - Live Music @ The Railyard, Bluefield - “Chris Maynard & Streamliner”

9:30 p.m. - Live Music @ Sam’s Bar, Princeton 


Sunday, May 13

2 p.m. - 4 PALS Productions Presents The Savannah Sipping Society at Bluefield Area Arts Center


5 p.m. - Appalachian Penworks Presents Poetry in the Park @ Princeton Town Square 


Monday, May 14

6 p.m. - LEGO Art Night- Princeton Public Library

6:30 p.m.  - Bluefield Shag Society Weekly Dance @ Bluefield Elks 

7 p.m. - Open Stage Night in The Room Upstairs @ The RiffRaff Arts Collective, Princeton 


Tuesday, May 15 

4:15 p.m. - Readers Theater @ Craft Memorial Library, Bluefield 

4 - 8 p.m. - College Night at Let Your Art Shine, Princeton


Wednesday, May 16

12 p.m. - PHS Marching Band Kicks off "Music in the Square" @ Dick Copeland Town Square, Princeton 

6 p.m. - Rotary Club of Princeton Presents "Paint Night and Apples" at Chuck Mathena Center, Princeton  

7:30 pm- Open Mic Night @ The Railyard, Bluefield 
 

Thursday, May 17

5 p.m. - Gallery Hop, Bluefield/Bramwell


Itinerary:

5 p.m. - Park & Board Trolley in Parking Lot next to The Railyard

5:10 - Only One Look, 130 Princeton Ave

5:20 p.m. -  Bluefield Yarn Company 313 Federal St.

5:30 p.m. - Bluefield Area Arts and Science Center

5:50 p.m. -  Gary Bowling’s House of Art

6:45 p.m. - Bluefield College

7:20 p.m. - The Corner Shop and Coal Mining Heritage Festival, Bramwell 

9 p.m. -  Drop Off at The Railyard for Wine & Jazz night!


6 p.m. - “Bad Art” night - Princeton Public Library

 

Friday, May 18

5 p.m. - Gallery Hop, Princeton


Itinerary 

5 p.m. - Park & Board Trolly in Dick Copeland Town Square Parking Lot, Princeton

5:10 p.m. - Chuck Mathena Center Rotunda Gallery, Princeton

5:30 p.m. - Frameworks Plus- 234 Expert Circle (right off 460, Princeton

6:00 p.m. -Gallery of Wanda Murphy, Athens Road, Princeton

6:35 p.m. - The Bronze Look, historic district, Princeton

6:50 p.m. - Murals Tour Around Princeton

7:00 p.m. - Downtown Princeton- Associated Photography, RiffRaff Art Boutique, Holler Contemporary Appalachian Art Gallery, Let Your Art Shine, Hatter’s Bookshop. (Trolley will park in front of the venues)

8:30 p.m. - Final Joy Ride

9 p.m. - Drop off at Dick Copeland Town Square



6 p.m. - 4 PALS Productions Presents The Savannah Sipping Society at Bluefield Area Arts Center (Dinner starts at 6 p.m., Showtime is 7:30 p.m.)

Live Music @ The Railyard- “Trailer Hippies”

8 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Coal Mining Heritage Festival, Bramwell 

8 p.m. - Live Music - "Buddy Allen & Cheat River" at The Barn @ Princeton Elks Lodge 


Saturday, May 19

8 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Coal Mining Heritage Festival, Bramwell 

10 a.m. - Crafty Quilters Quilting Club @ Craft Memorial Library, Bluefield

11 a.m. - 4 Seasons Art Group meets- Princeton Public Library

11 a.m. - Grand Finale PARADE and Day of Merriment! @ downtown Princeton 

(Fun & prep starts at 11 a.m. and the Parade marches at 1 p.m.)

2:30 p.m. - Tea on the Veranda at 138 Main, Bramwell

7 p.m. - 4 PALS Productions Presents The Savannah Sipping Society at Bluefield Area Arts Center

6 p.m. - Terror of the Tug at the Bramwell Train Depot

8 p.m. - Live Music @ The Railyard, Bluefield - “Victor Lawson & Boogie Chillen”

9:30 p.m. - Live Music @ Sam’s Bar, Princeton



All Week -

20% off of mugs at Pottery Time in Princeton!



*If you are an artist or arts organization and have an event taking place in Mercer County between May 12-19 and you would like to have it included, please reach out! We'd love to include and promote it!