What’s Happening, Clarksburg? February 21 Weekend Edition

By Kathy Johnston | February 21, 2014
“What’s Happening, Clarksburg?”  is your guide to activities and events happening in and around Clarksburg.  Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  There’s always something going on.  We try to take some of the work out of finding those fun activities.  Here’s a sampling of some of the events going on this weekend.
 
Also, be sure to check the Calendar tab on Connect-Clarksburg for more events.  You can add your event to the calendar, too.  Just go to:  http://www.connect-clarksburg.com/calendar.cfm
 
In Clarksburg/Harrison County:
 
Friday, February 21 - Friday Funnies Featuring the Fearless Fools
 
This is the 2014 debut of VTC's Comedy Troupe, The Fearless Fools, under the direction of Steve Goff. Fresh off their New Year's resolutions, The Fools have been sweating to the oldies during these long cold days of January and are leaner, meaner, and if it is even possible funnier than ever. Be ready to experience new additions to their already famous blend of short form and long form Improv.  8 pm.
 
The VTC Cabaret is located inside the Urchak Theatre at the Progressive Women's Association Uptown Event Center in Downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia.
 
Tickets for FRIDAY FUNNIES are $7 and reservations can be made by calling 1-855-VTC-8588 or emailing VintageTheatreCo@gmail.com.
 
FRIDAY FUNNIES is intended for MATURE AUDIENCES
 
 
Tuesday, February 18 through –  March 30 Walking with the Dinosaurs
 
First ever dinosaur skeleton exhibit in West Virginia; museum quality fossil replicas from Pre-Historic Planet
Sponsored by Harrison County Parks and Recreation; free admission
Location:  Harrison County Recreational Complex, Rt. 19 south of Clarksburg
 
Dinosaur Exhibit Hours:
Monday through Thursday 4pm to 8pm
Friday Special Appointments / Sleeping With Dinosaur Evenings
Saturdays - Groups By Appointment – i.e.) Boy Scouts / Senior Centers / Family Groups / Girl Scouts / Etc. Contact HCPRC 304-624-0481 to Reserve
Sundays 1pm to 5 pm
 
Exhibit starts the 18th of February and runs through March.
For additional information, contact Harrison County Parks and Recreation at 304-624-0481
 
 
Nearby:
 
Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 – “Love, Loss and What I Wore”
 
"Love, Loss and What I Wore" - An intimate collection of heartfelt, funny and satirical stories based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman, as well as recollections of Nora and Delia Ephron’s friends.  Like the book, the show uses clothing accessories and the memories they trigger to tell hilarious and often poignant stories that all women (and some men) can relate to.
 
Directed by Vickie Trickett. Starring Breana Balliet, Dani Bohnke, Shannon Cattafesta, Misty Chaffins, Bobbie Hawkins, Mara Monaghan, Raquel Nethken, Gretchen Ross, Charlotte Swiger and Tracy Turner.
 
MT Pockets Theatre, Morgantown
 
For tickets and information:  http://www.mtpocketstheatre.com/love-loss.html
 
Friday, February 22 – Sunday, February 23 – 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show, Pricketts Fort
 
Come join us for a fun and educational buying experience from some of the best craftsmen in WV, VA, PA, OH and NEW YORK. For the 18th century re-enactor or the serious collector, there will be something for everyone.
 
The days and hours are: Visitor Center: Friday 1:00 to 6:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
 
Firearms and Accoutrements Show Admission: $3 at the door.
 
Contact: 304-363-3030
 
Saturday, February 22 – Cardboard and Duct Tape Sled Racing – Blackwater Falls State Park
 
Every tool box has it! Duct Tape.
 
Make a sled of cardboard and duct tape and bring to the Blackwater Falls for an 11:00 a.m. first every Duct Tape and Cardboard Sled Race.
 
Design and construct a person powered, corrugated cardboard sled able to withstand the down hill fun on the Blackwater Falls sled run. Awards for best design and team spirit.
 
Contact info:  304-259-5216
 
Blackwater Falls State Park, Davis, WV
 
 
Saturday, February 22 – WV Open at Snowshoe
 
Mountaineer Parks presents the pinnacle of our park events. The best talent in the region competes under the lights in a slopestyle contest at our premier park.
 
 
CASH, gear, season passes and more will be handed out to the best of the best in the following categories:
Men's Snowboard | Men's Ski | Women's Snowboard | Women's Ski | Youth Snowboard (ages 14 and under) | Youth Ski (ages 14 and under)
 
Sponsors Go Pro and Electric
 
 
Sunday, February 23 - WVU Choirs 2nd Annual Unity Concert
 
WVU Choirs will be joined by the renowned Appalachian Children's Choir for its 2nd annual Unity Concert.  This program will also feature the return of the WVU Women's Choir and the launch of the WVU Men's Choir. 
 
Membership in the Men's Choir and Women's Choir will be open to all WVU students and members of the community next year, so come and check them out! 
 
The University Singers and WVU Community Choir will round out the program with music that celebrates love, unity and the triumph of the human spirit. Tickets are available at the WVU box office.
3:15 pm
Creative Arts Center, Monongahela Blvd., Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone:(304) 293-SHOW (7469)

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