Other Events

Taste-of-ALL Winners

Taste-of-ALL Charleston once again provided an appetizing main event for 2015 FestivALL. The Taste vendors continue to draw in an eager crowd, ready to sample everything offered in the food wonderland that springs up as a premium occasion the first Sunday of the 10-day summer party. An added attraction during the Taste-of-ALL Charleston this year were demonstrations by three celebrity chefs. 

FestivALL Fall: A Season becomes a Work of Art!

We hope you'll join us October 23-25 for FestivALL Fall when a season becomes a work of art. Here is what you can look forward to:

Top O Rock: Spirit of Reinvention Live Pitch & Reception

Meet and mingle with seven design teams, internationally recognized architectural experts, and potential investors for this first-ever design event created to empower community members to seriously consider the reinvention of our internationally award winning mid-century masterpiece, Top O Rock. The evening includes expert talk on mid-century modernism and the competitive pitches of seven design teams competing for more than $4000 in cash prizes, must more importantly, to preserve Top O Rock for future generations.

The Glass House/Top O Rock TOUR: Inside Charleston's Iconic Mid-Century Modernist Masterpiece

Whether it’s called the Glass House or Top O Rock, Henry Elden’s iconic 10,000 square foot mid-century modernist masterpiece continues to capture the attention and imagination of thousands. Since 1968, this award-winning modernist structure has inspired celebrities, politicians, international dignitaries, students and regular folks who still talk about it daily.

"In the Making" The artistry of WV Master Artisans

The Tamarack Foundation presents "In the Making," a documentary series featuring WV Master craftsmen in their studios discussing their life's work.

Join us in the Cultural Center Great Hall

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.   Opening Reception

6:30 - 7:15 p.m.   Video Premiere and Live Artist Talk

Stormwater Art: Interactive Exhibits

WVDEP’s Nonpoint Source Program and the City of Charleston’s Stormwater Department are partnering to provide two interactive exhibits for the public:  (1) The Incredible Journey is an interactive game where children turn into a water molecule and work their way through the water cycle.  (2) River Path is an interactive public art exhibit of poetry “written” by the public who will be asked to reflect on the condition and pathways of their watershed.
Sponsors:  WV-DEP Nonprofit Source Program, City of Charleston Stormwater Department

WVIFF Screening of the 2015 Oscar Nominated Shorts – Animated


Here’s your ticket to a satisfying banquet of this year’s Oscar® nominated animated shorts appropriate for ages 10 and up. See also Tuesday, June 23, 6pm.


Location: Taylor Books, 226 Capitol Street


Left of the Dial: A Conversation about Building West Virginia's Music Scene

Join Moderator Dave Mistich (West Virginia Public Broadcasting and Charleston Daily Mail columnist with musician/producer Bud Carroll, musician Todd Burge, producer Eddie Ashworth, and radio host Joni Deutsch for "Left of the Dail: A Conversation about Building West Virginia's Music Scene". 

Street Performers and Artists

FestivALL Princess Jude Binder and her Birds (Crystal Yoak & Rachel Perry), Stilt Walkers Chally Erb and Elizabeth White, Mutts Gone Nuts, Jonathon Burns, Magician Dewayne Hill, Visual Artist Ian Bode

Yoga in the Park

Join Traci Levine, The Folded Leaf massage therapist and yoga instructor for 60 minutes of basic yoga flow at Haddad Park (June 21 at 2:45pm and June 27 & 28 at 9:30am).  Mats and props will be provided if you do not have your own.  No experience necessary.  Come and get your stretch on before the UCC drum circle or the artist's street fair.  Questions?  Call or text Traci at  304-344-9642.