July 13

Young at Art: Tibetan Wishing Banner

Spark! Imagination and Science Center, Mountaineer Mall, 5000 Green Bag Road, Fri. 4–7 p.m., 304.292.4646, sparkwv.org

Tibetan wish or prayer flags are traditionally used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom. Visitors will make their own banners on silk. Children $6, adults $2

July 14

NEARBY New Deal Festival

Arthurdale, Sat. 10 a.m., 304.864.3959, newdealfestival.org

Celebrate the history of this New Deal community with a crafts and farmers’ market, music, a vintage car and tractor show, and activities for all ages. Meet Eleanor Roosevelt! $10, ages 5–11 $5

Nature Photography Workshop

West Virginia Botanic Garden, 1061 Tyrone Road, Sat. 10 a.m., 304.322.2093, wvbg.org

Photographer Dave Smaldone will teach participants how to use simple settings on their digital cameras, give compositional tips, and encourage seeing creatively in a variety of natural settings. Beginner and intermediate photographers ages 12 and up welcome. Register online. $15 for WVBG members; $25 for non-members

NEARBY Park Concert Series: Hillbilly Gypsies

Mason-Dixon Historical Park, 79 Buckeye Road, Core, Sat. 6 p.m., masondixonhistoricalpark.com

Bring a blanket and a chair and sit back and enjoy some bluegrass at the amphitheater at the park. Adults $5, kids under 12 free

July 15

PopShop Summer Concert 1

Crab Shack Caribba at Cheat Lake, 69 Mont Chateau Road, Sun. 1 p.m., popshopwv.com

If you haven’t seen a PopShop concert yet, put this on your calendar. This is the final performance for PopShop’s 2018 Performance Camp 1 bands—great music and a feel-good time.

July 17–19

WV Black Bears vs. State College

Monongalia County Ballpark, 2040 Gyorko Drive, Granville, Tues.–Thurs. 7:05 p.m., 304.293.7910, westvirginiablackbears.com

The West Virginia Black Bears get a second chance at the State College Spikes. $8.50–$12.50

July 20

Stars: Powerhouses of the Universe

WVU Planetarium, WVU White Hall, 135 Willey Street, Fri. 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., 304.293.4961, planetarium.wvu.edu/shows

STARS explores the powerhouses of the universe and our relationship with the night sky throughout history. Reserve online.

July 20–22, 26–28

About Time

M.T. Pockets Theatre, 203 Parsons Street, Thurs., Fri., and Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., 304.284.0049, mtpocketstheatre.com

A moving and compassionate story from the perspective of a couple who have spent a lifetime together and know their time is coming to an end. Spend a day with this couple and listen in as they talk about everything under the sun, especially food, sex, children, and aging. She is getting slower than she used to be; he cannot move around quite as fast as he once did. Neither see their children as much as they would like. Yet both certainly have their wits about them. $15, senior citizens and military $13, students $10

July 21

MedExpress Kids’ Day

High Street downtown with information booths at Dairy Queen at 444 High Street and Citizens Bank at 265 High Street, Sat. 10 a.m.–2 p.m., downtownmorgantown.com

Kids enjoy more than 60 scheduled events including games, crafts, a giant sandbox, and gifts from local organizations. Free