Top 10 Things to Do in February
2nd Annual Kilt Run/Walk
Release your inner Highland Warrior at the 2nd annual Celtic Calling Kilt Run/Walk. Kilts are not required, but an award for best dressed will be presented. Courses are 5K for runners or 2 miles for walkers. Saturday, March 4. Don’t have a kilt? Faux kilts can be found at target.com or sportkilt.com. Register today.
Monster Jam roars into the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum Feb. 3-4. This points-based competition showcases the best lineup of Monster Jam vehicles. Ticket prices vary.
An Evening with Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt has been on the country music scene for nearly 30 years. He released his latest album, “A Man and His Guitar – Live from The Franklin Theatre,” in November 2016, to rave reviews. Ticket prices for this event at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences vary.
Brantley Gilbert Devil Don’t Sleep Tour
Hard-rock-inspired country singer Brantley Gilbert comes to Charleston Feb. 11, in support of his newest album, “Devil Don’t Sleep.” Special guests include Luke Combs, Tucker Beathard and Brian D. Ticket prices vary.
Video Games Live
Video Games Live is a one-of-a-kind entertainment event bridging the gap between video gaming and symphonic orchestral performance. The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs songs from the most popular video games of all time synchronized with video clips, lighting and on-stage interactive segments. Feb. 11, at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.
Winter Blues Farmers’ Market
Fresh produce, gourmet meats and specialty products help chase away winter blues. Purchase West Virginia products from more than 40 agribusinesses. This is a great opportunity to support the state’s farm community. Admission to the market is free; products are available for purchase. Sunday, Feb. 12, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Charleston Civic Center.
The Feb. 12, show at the Culture Center Theater features special guest host Todd Burge. Catch an eclectic slate of performers, including Pokey LaFarge, Fred Eaglesmith, Ruthie Foster, Rachel Sermanni and Rose Cousins.
On Feb. 26, Mountain Stage takes place at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theater. Featured performers include Margo Price, Solas, Dead Man Winter and The Company Stores.
Tickets to both shows are general admission. Advance tickets are $20; $25 the night of the show.
The Charleston Ballet performs the most classic ballet of all time, Swan Lake. This full-length ballet will be presented to the familiar Tchaikovsky score. Performances Feb. 17-18, at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences. Ticket prices vary.
2017 National Hometown Heroes Boxing Championships
This recreational and competitive amateur boxing championship works to support programs and activities that contribute to the development of individual integrity, character, physical and mental fitness, and personal objectives. All participants must be at least 8 years old and registered with USA Boxing. Ticket prices vary. Feb. 17-18 at Beni Kedem Shrine.
Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream
Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure! Join hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share heroic stories of four favorite Disney princesses. Feb. 24-26, Charleston Civic Center Coliseum.