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  • Jun. 23

    The Fearless Fools – West Virginia’s Comedy Troupe

    Enjoy a night of laughs with The Fearless Fools - West Virginia's Comedy Troupe  in The Room Upstairs. Kick back on a couch, grab a cup of coffee and prepare to laugh your head off. The Fools specialize in a unique blend of short form and long form improv comedy. They also work to fuze original sketch comedy and stand-up comedy into their shows.

    RiffRaff Arts Collective
    865-869 Mercer Street, Princeton, WV
    $ $10/$5 $0
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  • Jun. 30

    Benny Bettane Live in The Room Upstairs

    Benny Bettane is an Australian handpan player, composer and multi-instrumentalist. He is an international solo performer based in Italy, with performances spanning throughout Europe and North America. Benny is a pioneer of handpan composition and performance. He explores the creative bounds of his instrument through new fusion collaborations with musicians in multiple genres, including world music, jazz, funk, electronic music, and rap. Benny is additionally a sound-healer. His collaborations with yogis and spiritual teachers worldwide have earned him a reputation as a handpan musician with a healing gift. Find out more about him at bennybettane.com. Experience Benny's music in the relaxed and comfortable environment of The Room Upstairs in the Mercer Street Grassroots District. Tickets are $10 for adults & $5 for students. Drinks & snacks are on the house.

    RiffRaff Arts Collective
    865-869 Mercer Street, Princeton, WV
    $ $10/$5 $0
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  • Jul. 12

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Jul. 13

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Jul. 13

    Qwister [ON TOUR] at the Rail Yard

    Hailing from Jamestown NY, Qwister has two feet solidly in Reggae. Seamlessly juggling elements of Jam, Roots, Rock, and Pop. Always sharpening an ever evolving musical arrangement of Vocal Melodies and improve jams that can go any direction during any song on any given night. The music and lyrics are catchy and upbeat, with ever changing and flowing set lists of medleys galore. Attending a live show guarantees not just music for your ears, but also a high-energy, powerful experience you’ll never forget. Qwister promotes positivity and spreads a conscious message while still having a good time and keeping the party going!!!! For more information call (304) 800-4141

    The RailYard
    530 Raleigh St, Bluefield, WV
    $ $5.00 $0
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  • Jul. 14

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Jul. 15

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Jul. 19

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Jul. 20

    Bluefield Shrine Horse Show

    More than 200 riders will compete in multiple competitions during the three day event at the Bluefied City Park. The show is sponsored by the Shriners Club. American Saddlebreds, five-gaited, three-gaited, fine harness horses, pleasure horses, equestrian competitions, and ponies are usually among the scheduled events.

    Bluefield City Park
    1780 Stadium Drive, Bluefield, WV
    $ $0
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  • Jul. 20

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Jul. 20

    CassiRaye Live in The Room Upstairs

    Enjoy the beautiful original music of CassiRaye in the relaxing environment of The Room Upstairs. Grab a cup of coffee, kick back on a comfy couch, and enjoy. CassiRaye is an emerging artist whose creative vision is as expansive as her soul. Born in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC, and 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. CassiRaye's music continues to find its way into hearts across North and South America, and she has been a featured performer at music festivals and concert venues throughout the eastern US, including Culturefest in West Virginia, and BuddhaFest in Washington, DC.

    RiffRaff Arts Collective
    865-869 Mercer Street, Princeton, WV
    $ $10/$5 $0
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  • Jul. 21

    Cool Cruisin’ Nights

    Come bring your favorite ride and cruise the “strip.” We welcome all makes and models to this family-friendly event.  Every third Saturday night from May-October. See classic, muscle and custom cars as they cruise up and down Mercer Street in Downtown Princeton.

    Mercer St, Princeton, WV 24740, USA
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  • Jul. 21

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Jul. 22

    Smoke on the Mountain

    A combination of local and professional actors, the play shines a light on a fictional ministry family. The musical is a long-standing tradition for the town of Bramwell and will feature touching moments and plenty of laughter. Advance tickets only. Call 304-589-0246 for tickets.

    N. River St., Bramwell, WV
    $ $18.00 $0
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  • Aug. 03

    Mercer County Fair

    The county's only country  fair has something for everybody. Check out the food and baking contests, carnival rides, vendors, food and more. Don't forget about the rodeo, live music, children's games and many competitions.

    PikeView High School
    3566 Eads Mill Road, Princeton, WV
    $ $0
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  • Aug. 03

    The SteelDrivers LIVE at the Chuck Mathena Center

    The Nashville-based bluegrass group returns to the CMC stage. Since they were founded in 2005, The SteelDrivers have seen lineup changes, become regulars on the US Billboard Bluegrass charts, and been nominated for multiple Grammy awards, finally securing a win in 2016 for Best Bluegrass Album. Rolling Stone calls their style "more like bluegrass-meets-gutbucket-blues" and praises vocalist Gary Nichols' forceful, husky sound.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $22 $0
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  • Aug. 12

    Athens-Concord Town Social

    College students and the community come together to usher in the new school year at this annual event. From music to food and vendors, the town welcomes back alumni and friends of the town and university. The event is held on the front lawn of Concord University. For more information call (304) 384-6298.

    Concord University
    1000 Vermillion Street, Athens, WV
    $ Free $0
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  • Aug. 18

    Through the Garden Gate: Bluefield Garden Tour

    "Through the Garden Gate" is a breathtaking summer garden tour in Bluefield W.Va. featuring outdoor entertaining spaces and the art of tablescapes. The tour features a walk through of some of the most exclusive homes in Southern WV and the gardens they cultivate, a fabulous garden party at final tour home, live entertainment and complimentary wine and cheese. Many of the homes are on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Aug. 25

    Lemonade Festival

    When The weather gets hot, the City of Bluefield celebrates with lemonade. The festival focuses on lemonade and combines the symbol of summer with music, food, children's activities and games, clowns, stilt walkers, caricaturist, Cirque Du Vol performances, vendors and more.  The parade starts at 10 A.M.

    Commerce St. Historic Downtown Bluefield W.V.
    Commerce Street, Bluefield, WV
    $ $0
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  • Aug. 25

    Bluefield Blues Festival

    Located in historic downtown Bluefield, on Commerce Street. There will be 5 bands plus beer & food vendors. This year’s lineup will include The King Bees, Victor Lawson & Boogie Chillin, The Carpenter Ants, Stray Dawgz and The Dennis McClung Band is the Headliner. Bring your chairs and and get ready to dance in the streets. Gates will open at 3pm & the music starts at 4pm.

    Commerce St. Historic Downtown Bluefield W.V.
    Commerce Street, Bluefield, WV
    $ $0
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  • Sep. 06

    Culturefest

    Relax and enjoy a weekend filled with music, art, yoga, dance and creative expressions at this world music and arts festival. For more than 10 years, Culturefest has focused on bringing the community together with music and the arts. Children are welcome and there are activities for all ages.

    Appalachian South Folklife Center, Pipestem Knob, Pipestem, WV 25979, United States
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  • Sep. 15

    Camp Creek State Park and Forest Fall Festival and Pig Roast

    Enjoy the rich, fall colors while enjoying music and food at Camp Creek State Park. There will be a pig roast, apple butter, and corn meal making, Appalachian crafts and displays, and music. For more information call (304)425-9481

    Camp Creek State Park, 2390 Camp Creek Rd, Camp Creek, WV 25820, United States
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  • Sep. 15

    The Chuck Mathena Center Presents: A Temptations Revue

    Bringing the unforgettable songs of Motown to CMC is "A Temptations Revue" featuring former lead singer of the Temptations and Grammy Award winner Barrington "Bo" Henderson (1998-2003), one of the only Temptations lead singers to have received a Grammy. This dynamic and driving show spans more than a decade of Temptations classics, every one of these songs among the most recognizable and culture-defining songs in pop music history: "My Girl," "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone," "Get Ready," "Ain't Too Proud To Beg," "Just My Imagination," "I Wish It Would Rain" and so many more!

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $22.00 $0
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  • Sep. 29

    Princeton AutumnFest

    Princeton's favorite fall event brings thousands to Mercer Street for AutumnFest. Here you will find children's activities, vendors, crafts, food, a car show, pumpkin painting, pie contests, and more. To make sure you don't leave empty handed, various groups will make homemade apple butter on the street.

    Mercer Street, Mercer St, Princeton, WV 24740, USA
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  • Sep. 29

    Oktoberfest in the Park

    If you enjoyed Bramwell's Oktoberfest for 20 years, you don't want to miss her sister city's brouhaha. The city of Bluefield will carry the tradition on inside of Bluefield City Park. Oktoberfest in the Park, Mercer County's official Oktoberfest, has all the authentic spirit of Oktoberfest with craft and German beer, food and music. Prost!

    Bluefield City Park
    1780 Stadium Drive, Bluefield, WV
    $ $25.00 $0
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  • Oct. 06

    Southern West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival

    Bring a big appetite to this festival. Celebrating the rich Italian culture in southern West Virginia the festival dishes up some of the best meatballs, spaghetti and canollis in the land.

    Bluefield Recreation Department, 1780 Stadium Dr, Bluefield, WV 24701, United States
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    $ $15.00 $0
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  • Oct. 06

    7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience

    7 Bridges : The Ultimate EAGLES Experience is a stunningly accurate tribute to the music of the Eagles. Using no backing tracks or harmonizers, 7 Bridges faithfully re-creates the experience of an Eagles concert from the band’s most prolific period. Every show features one brilliant hit single after another with some mighty Don Henley and Joe Walsh surprises sprinkled into the mix. 7 Bridges offers the perfect blend of songs to capture all levels of Eagles devotees

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $20.00 $0
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  • Oct. 23

    Wynonna & The Big Noise LIVE in Concert at The Chuck Mathena Center

    Country music star Wynonna takes the stage at The CMC. Tickets go on sale August 20. Call the CMC Box Office at 304.425.5128​

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $38.00 $0
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  • Oct. 27

    Bramwell Ghost Tours

    This charming ghost tour won't scare you too bad, but it will definitely put you in a magical state of mind. Walk through a Victorian town and witness ghosts tell the stories of their pasts. The tour is self guided and will create a spooky treat.

    Bramwell, WV, USA
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  • Nov. 10

    Rail fest Model Train Show

    Train enthusiasts will enjoy this one-of-a-kind train show from the days of the railroad. The show is a favorite of many children who love trains. Adult collectors will enjoy multiple rooms filled with trains and memorabilia.

    Bluefield Recreation Center
    1780 Stadium Drive, Bluefield , WV
    $ $0
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  • Nov. 10

    Wild World of Animals: Starring Grant Kemmerer & Friends

    The fantastic animal lineup encompassing arthropods, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals are the real rock stars of Wild World of Animals.  Grant Kemmerer brings about 16 guests to each show ranging from leopard, monkey, wolf, and badger to the critically endangered red ruffed lemur. Included may also be some of the largest of their species such as the eagle owl, marine toad, and dictator scorpions; as well as a legless lizard, cobra, alligator, and a 100 year old alligator snapping turtle. Tickets go on sale, September 10. Call CMC Box Office for tickets.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $20/18 $0
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  • Nov. 16

    The McKameys LIVE with special opening guests The Furrows

    Organized as a trio of sisters in 1954, the group “The McKameys” is in its sixth decade of spreading God’s message of love and hope through their music. There have been a few changes throughout the years with one sister continuing with her family. The McKameys play about 145 days a year, traveling throughout North America. To date, they have had 30 number one songs. And yet, this family group is devoted to their Lord, first of all, to their church, and to their call to spread God’s Word to others through their music. The Furrow Family has been known for their ministry through the Word and song for over 100 years. Greg, Paul, and Sarah make up the latest rendition of a legacy that has impacted many lives. This family group brings the best of classic southern gospel with a unbeatable family harmony dynamic. Tickets go on sale 9/17

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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  • Dec. 03

    Carol of the King: The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular

    Carol of the King, The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular is led by former lead dancer from Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance and founder of Two Step Productions, Justin Boros. Two Step Productions also created the smash hit and fastest growing Irish dance show in the U.S., Rhythm in the Night, The Irish Dance Spectacular, which continues to tour every Spring and set records across the country.  Two Step Productions is now bringing Irish dance and Christmas together for the first time to turn an age-old tradition into an exciting Irish dance Christmas spectacular the entire family will enjoy! Tickets go on sale 10/15.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $25.00 $0
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  • Jan. 31

    The Texas Tenors LIVE at The Chuck Mathena Center

    Since their whirlwind debut eight years ago on NBC’s America's Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, accolades and an enthusiastic fan base, including three Emmy Awards for the PBS special You Should Dream. They have performed more than 1000 concerts around the world including a 24-city tour of the United Kingdom and China, and collaborations with some of the most prestigious symphonies in the United States including the Cleveland Pops, Houston Symphony and the Pittsburgh Symphony to name a few. People are clearly enjoying their talent as they were recently named the #10 Classical Artist in the world according to Billboard magazine.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $38.00 $0
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  • Feb. 22

    4 Pals Productions presents: A House Divided (A Sequel to The Eleventh Hour)

    The long awaited sequel to “The Eleventh Hour” is finally here. Vain Colby’s “A House Divided” will make it’s premiere at The Chuck Mathena Center in February 2019.   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. Far too often it’s the smallest if things that divide us, even in church. Come witness the magic as director Thomas Lester and the 4-Pals team brings this hilarious story of faith, fun and frenemies to life.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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  • Feb. 23

    4 Pals Productions presents: A House Divided (A Sequel to The Eleventh Hour)

    The long awaited sequel to “The Eleventh Hour” is finally here. Vain Colby’s “A House Divided” will make it’s premiere at The Chuck Mathena Center in February 2019.   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. Far too often it’s the smallest if things that divide us, even in church. Come witness the magic as director Thomas Lester and the 4-Pals team brings this hilarious story of faith, fun and frenemies to life.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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  • Mar. 09

    Russian National Ballet Theater presents: Romeo & Juliet/Carmen Suite

    The Russian National Ballet Theater will return to the CMC stage to present two classic one-act ballets. Romeo & Juliet takes place in 14th century Italy and follows the story of two star-crossed lovers, caught at the center of conflict between their families. After intermission, the audience is whisked away to a new location and time, to 1820 Spain and the story of Carmen, the Spanish gypsy with two men vying for her heart.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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    $ $35/$32 $0
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  • Apr. 13

    The King of Pop: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

    The KING OF POP live tribute show was formed to honor the show business legend who was arguably the best entertainer on the planet. Bobby Miller's performance as the KING OF POP gives anyone who wasn't fortunate enough to have witnessed one of Michael Jackson's live shows an indelible impression of the real experience. It was with this goal in mind that THE ULTIMATE MICHAEL JACKSON EXPERIENCE was created. Bobby Miller recreates some of the most memorable concert moments ever performed by the original artist as he becomes the ultimate Michael Jackson impersonator while being backed by some of the best musicians and dancers ever to tour the U.S. and abroad. He IS Michael Jackson!

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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  • May. 04

    The Chuck Mathena Center PRESENTS: One Night in Memphis

    One Night in Memphis created and directed by John Mueller is the number one and official tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley performed live and starring former cast members of the Broadway smash, "Million Dollar Quartet." Over 90 minutes of rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950’s rock and roll music.  The San Francisco Examiner raves, "An Amazing Show!"  It has an ever growing list of sold out shows and a great social media presence and fan base.Be a witness to and experience rock and roll royalty with the music and talent that has stood the test of time. True American music featuring acclaimed national talent guaranteed to get you rocking and rolling.  There's a whole lotta shakin' going on!

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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  • Jun. 01

    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. Cheeky and charming with wicked skills are just a few of the ways Eli has been described by his peers. Eli’s variety magic show is a mesmerizing blend of youthful energy with a style that hearkens back to the golden age of magic. Prepare to be dazzled as Eli twists timeless music from the American sound track together with modern magic and movement into a spellbinding show that will have your audience gasping, giggling and clamoring for more.

    Chuck Mathena Center, 2 Stafford Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States
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