Top Ten Things To Do in Charleston in February

03Feb 2016




Hail to the Chief 
Throughout the month of February stop by the historic Craik-Patton House for the exhibit "Hail to the Chief." The exhibit will feature artifacts and stories of presidential campaigns and visits to the Mountain State.  For more information about this event, click here.

Sweets for your sweetie...
Don't forget to shop local this Valentine's Day.  When you are thinking of what to get your sweetie consider shopping at some of these local establishments; Cakes by Appointment, Holl's Swiss Chocolatier, Sarah's Bakery, Spring Hill Pastry Shop and Sugar Pie Bakery. All of these places offer a variety of cakes, cupcakes and various sweets that everyone loves to indulge in.  For more information on these shops, click here

Register for the Celtic Calling Kilt 5K Run/Walk 
Get a head start and register today for the Celtic Calling Kilt 5K run/walk that takes place on March 5. The race will begin with the sound of live bagpipers playing at the city parking lot on Morris and Smith streets. Then sprint in your kilt through the Spring Hill Cemetery Park and Arboretum. To register and for more details, click here.

Young's Department Store
Stop by and take a look at the fresh new look at Young's Department Store, located on 1613 Washington St. West. Catch some of the latest trends in clothing and the wide selection of men's, women's and children's wear. For more information, click here.

Trivia at Timothy's at the Quarrier Diner
Come out and bring your friends and play Team Trivia at Timothy's located below the Quarrier Diner. Each Wednesday and Friday evening take part and play against other teams in categories such as history, pop culture, music, current events and more. To find out more about Team Trivia, click here.

Best Brews and BBQ at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel
Every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Four Points, enjoy three unique beers from around West Virginia and complimentary BBQ . For more details, click here.

Visit the Digital Dome
The Digital Dome, located at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, has various shows Wednesday through Sunday. Explore the cosmos and watch the sky light up like it never has before. You'll always learn something new if it's from the skies or traveling our own world. To see what's playing and show times, click here

Cast Iron Cook Off 
The heart of Appalachian culture is food. The Cast Iron Cook Off helps maintain and celebrate traditions with the recipes, folklore, cooking utensils and ingredients. Being rooted in the tradition doesn't mean that we must be bound or stuck in the past. Come out Feb. 5-6 to the Charleston Marriott Town Center and take part as world-class chefs compete and create a new kind of Appalachian cuisine. For more details, click here.

Kanawha City Yarn Company
Kanawha City Yarn Company, located at 5132A MacCorkle Ave., is a retail yarn store that carries supplies for knitting, crocheting, spinning and weaving. It also offer a variety of classes for all levels. For more information, click here.

Celebrate Drink Wine Day
Feb. 18 is National Drink Wine Day! Celebrate the day by stopping by The Wine Shop inside Capitol Market and purchase a bottle of wine.  The Wine Shop offers various types of wine in all price ranges. If you are not sure what type of wine you are looking for, the friendly staff will help you pick out what you may like according to your palate. For more information, click here.