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FestivFALL returns to Charleston this weekend  and over the next week with art, music, theater, dance and more.

CHARLESTON — FestivFALL returns this week for 10 days of autumnal themed arts, crafts, music, theater, and dance.

The festival kicks off Friday night with “Glow in the Park,” a brightly lit night of music and art, at Magic Island and Sound Checks at the Clay Center with Southern Avenue.

Through the weekend, there’s the Harvest Art Fair at The Virginian (814 Virginia St.), Charleston Light Opera Guild’s Saturday night encore of “Putting it Together” at the guild theater on Tennessee Avenue and “Mountain Stage” Sunday night at the Culture Center Theater, featuring Tommy Emmanuel with Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley.

Highlights next week include the Three Things speaker series Wednesday night at Capitol Market, "An Evening with the West Virginia Dance Company" Thursday night at the Culture Center Theater and a screening Friday night of the 1988 Tim Burton film “Beetlejuice” outside Starlings Coffee & Provisions with “A Film Under the Stars” presented by the West Virginia International Film Festival.

The festival closes out with a celebration of all things fall with the annual Carriage Trail Leaf Walk with Music, Art and Theatre, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17.

For details about tickets and a complete schedule, visit

Bill Lynch covers entertainment. He can be reached at 304-348-5195 or Follow @lostHwys on Twitter and @billiscap on Instagram.

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