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January entertainment calendar is a real knockout

December 28, 2018

Here are some of the big events coming up in January. To add your event to our calendar, visit www.herald-dispatch. com/hdcalendar/and click Add Event.

Tuesday, Jan. 1

First Day Hike, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1. Ritter Park Tennis Center, Huntington. Hosted by the Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District. Families and leashed pets are welcome. Come dressed for cold weather — layers are advised. The hike is approximately 2 miles and will take about an hour. Contact Lauren Carte at 304-696-5954 or lcarte@ghprd.org.Jack Frost 5K, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1. Ritter Park, Huntington. Cost, $25. Register at healthytristate.org.

Friday, Jan. 4

Magnolia Boulevard / Sean Whiting / Chelsea Nolan, 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4. V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington. Tickets, $10.Original Toughman Contest, Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 4-5. Tickets, $22-$37.Show Choir Performance and Dinner Theater, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4. Hurricane High School, Hurricane. Menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, dessert and beverage. Cost, $20 adults and $15 children 10 and younger. RSVP to 304-743-0950. Proceeds benefit Red Hot and Heat Wave show choirs.

Saturday, Jan. 5

Woody Hawley: The Hank Williams “Lost Show” Tribute Concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Clay Center, Charleston. Tickets, $28.50. Featuring John Lilly, Rob McNurlin, Russ Hicks, Johnny Staats, Robert Shafer, Ritchie Collins, John Thornton and the Price Sisters from Ohio.Old-Time Square Dance, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5. Trinity Episcopal Church, 520 11th St., Huntington. Hosted by Huntington Old Time Dance and Music. Music by the Allegheny Hellbenders from Morgantown, with caller Linda Donohew from Lesage. The dance is free, but donations are requested to cover costs. Beginners welcome.

Sunday, Jan. 6

15th annual Charleston Wedding Expo, noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, Charleston. Admission, $6.

Friday, Jan. 11

Jason David Frank — Meet & Greet / Autograph Signing Tour, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. The Inner Geek, Ashland. Jason played Tommy, the original Green Power Ranger in the TV series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” and now has a new graphic novel about his character called “Soul of the Dragon.“WWE Live, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, Charleston. Featuring Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose, John Cena & Finn Balor vs. Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler, Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin, Nia Jax, Bobby Lashley and more. Tickets, $25 and up.

Saturday, Jan. 12

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra: Something Old, Something Blue, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Clay Center, Charleston. Tickets, $15-$63.Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington. Tickets, $25-$96.Jason David Frank — Meet & Greet / Autograph Signing Tour, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. The Inner Geek (formerly Empire News and Books), Huntington. Jason played Tommy, the original Green Power Ranger in the TV series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” and now has a new graphic novel about his character called “Soul of the Dragon.”

Sunday, Jan. 13

Harlem Globetrotters, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, Charleston. Tickets, $20 and up.Young People’s Competition, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. Smith Music Hall, Huntington.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

“Honk Jr.,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Tickets, $10. Presented by Paramount Kids.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Eastern European Masters, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. Smith Music Hall, Huntington.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Heather Land “I Ain’t Doin’ It Tour,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Tickets, $29-$99.

Friday, Jan. 18

50th West Virginia Outdoor Sports Show, Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, Charleston. Friday-Sunday, Jan. 18-20. Cost, $7. Children 12 and under free.“Mamma Mia!,” Clay Center, Charleston. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 18-19, and Jan. 25. Presented by The Charleston Light Opera Guild. Tickets, $28-$33.The Tangled Roots / Acrylic Groove / Concious Pilot, 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington. Tickets, $10.Backpacking Wayne National Forest, 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Wayne National Forest backpacking trail head, 6518 State Route 93, Pedro. Expect cold temperatures and bring the right gear. Meet at the Ironton Ranger Station. Hike the Vesuvius Lakeshore and Backpacking Trail, which is 17.28 miles.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Erase the Grey / 4 Ohm Mono / Signals / R.C.R., 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington. Tickets, $15.Winter Way Back Weekend, Saturday, Jan. 19. Heritage Farm, Huntington. Saturdays, Jan. 19, Feb. 16 and March 16.

Sunday, Jan. 20

KEE100 Bridal Expo, 12 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20. Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington.

Thursday, Jan. 24

Midget Wrestling Show, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. Coal Miners Lounge, 1540 E US-60, Milton. Tickets, $20.

Friday, Jan. 25

“Murder at the USO,” 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Presented by Murder and Merriment. Tickets, $40 adult and $25 students.West Virginia Hunting & Fishing Show, Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center, Charleston. Friday-Sunday, Jan. 25-27.2019 Huntington RV & Boat Show, Friday, Jan. 25. Big Sandy Superstore Arena, One Civic Center Plaza, Huntington.Justin Wells / Eric Bolander / Nic Allen, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington. Tickets, $10.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Rodney Carrington, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Charleston Municipal Auditorium, Charleston. Tickets, $42.75.Ice Bowl 2019, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Rotary Park, Huntington. Disc golf tournament. More information at discgolfscene.com.MUSSHP Winter Gala 2019, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington. Hosted by the Marshall University School of Pharmacy. Tickets, $30, to benefit the Huntington City Mission. Formal attire requested. Visit https://musop.ticketleap.com.

Monday, Jan. 28

Charleston Restaurant Week 2019, venues throughout Charleston, Charleston. Jan. 28-Feb. 2 Enjoy an appetizer, entree and dessert from a select menu at designated restaurants for just $30 per person.Marshall Artists Series: “Evita,” 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28. Keith Albee Theatre, 925 4th Ave., Huntington. Tickets, $54-$85.

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