FestivALL Charleston will celebrate FestivALL Fall for its 6th consecutive year. The festival will extend the popular city-wide multi-arts summer event into autumn for a weekend full of visual art, music, dance, theater and family fun from October 20-22, 2017.
Main events for FestivALL Fall 2017 include:
-The American Shakespeare Center will return to FestivALL Fall with their production of "The Taming of the Shrew". The Staunton, VA based company follows the basic principles of a Renaissance production, including a fully lit stage and interaction with the audience some of whom sit on stage. Oct. 20 at the Clay Center.
- Three Things: My First, My Favorite, My Future (Season 2, Episode 8) on Oct. 21. Enjoy our year-round monthly storytelling series that showcases three creative thinkers who will share insight into three of their own unique works. Each guest will share their own very personal story of where they started, what they love and where they are going. Guests include creative director of the Charleston Light Opera Guild Nina Pasinetti , journalist Phil Kabler, and one more TBA.
- The 5th Harvest Art Fair is scheduled for Oct. 21-22 at the elegant Woman’s Club of Charleston on the historic East End of Charleston. 30 new and returning juried artisans will sell their fine arts and fine crafts, making for the perfect holiday shopping extravaganza. Choose from unique masterpieces in pottery, fine art, jewelry, bath & body, furniture, photography, sculpture, specialty foods, textiles & apparel, and wood. This event is free and welcomes shoppers at all price levels. Free make-and-take activities will be provided by community groups.
- Revel in the colors of Charleston’s fall foliage at the Carriage Trail Leaf Walk on Oct. 22 from 1-4pm. Enjoy vignettes from local theater companies, music by violinist Alasha Al-Qudwha and guitarist Ray Singleton, and many more artistic adventures.
- Become part of a 33 year tradition at a live recording of West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Mountain Stage on Oct. 22 at 7pm. This episode will be hosted by guest host Michael Cerveris and will feature Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls, the Overcoats, Seth Glier, Anders Parker and Becca Mancari!
Other FestivALL Fall events include:
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Ballet, the WVIFF Fall Film Festival and October film screenings at the Underground Cinema, Hops & Heat Chili Cook-off and Craft Beer Fest, and much more!