Other Events


OctoPURRfest is a brunch to benefit Feral Paws. Enjoy German snacks from Bluegrass Kitchen, West Virginia beers, mimosas, plus a silent auction with original art and more! Proceeds will be used to spay and neuter free roaming cats in Kanawha County.

Tickets: Available online at Feral Paws and in person at Starlings Coffee & Provisions. 

Other October in Charleston Events

We can't plan 'em all! Check out these other great events happening in Hip, Historic...Almost Heaven! Charleston, WV in the month of October:

September 30-October 4: Charleston Boulevard Rod Run Doo Wop. This premiere car show festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year 

Hops & Heat

Hops & Heat, an Appalachian Craft Beer and Chili Cookoff Event celebrating the close to the Open-Air Bazaar season, will encompass over 30 craft beers from more than 10 Appalachian breweries and crown the Bazaar’s best chili in a chili cookoff competition between 14 Bazaar cooks. The Hops & Heat Chili Cookoff winner will receive a stained glass award created by Bazaar Artists Hubert Bain.

West Virginia Book Festival

The West Virginia Book Festival is a two-day celebration of authors, books and writing. The event includes presentations by authors Neil Gaiman, Jodi Picoult, Homer Hickam, Jeff Shaara, Jacqueline Woodson and Eric Foner. There will also be writing and self-publishing workshops, a Marketplace with authors and vendors, the Word Play area with activities for children and a giant used book sale (Saturday only). All events are free to the public. 


Presented by Hip, Historic...Almost Heaven Charleston, WV and Generation Charleston: Local restaurants provide a special FestivALL Fall menu item. Check back here for ongoing updates on participating restaurants and specials.  

Pullin’ for MS! Wine, WV Craft beer, and Art!

 Wine and WV craft beer tasting and silent auction with art and more.  Proceeds benefit the WV National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 

Tickets: $25. Call 304-344-0100.

Sponsored by Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown and Poe PLLC, and Cyrus, Adkins and Walker.


Springhill Arboretum Founders Day Program

A walking tour of Spring Hill Cemetery Park & Arboretum with reenactors of some of Charleston’s Founding Fathers. The tour will showcase historic monuments with an optional guided tree tour.

West Virginia Music Hall of Fame 6th Induction Ceremony/Show

The 6th Induction Ceremony/Show of the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will be held at the Culture Center Theater featuring performances and special guests.

FestivALL Fall Events Announced

We hope you'll join us October 23-25 for FestivALL Fall when a season becomes a work of art. Find all of the FestivALL Events here. Below is a highlight of some that you can look forward to: