Riverside Blues Festival planned

The Riverside Blues Festival and train ride will take place over the July 18-21 weekend. On Friday, July 19, the public is invited to attend a dinner with the Dennis McClung Blues Band at the Railyard Restaurant. Come enjoy live blues music and dinner for only $18.

On Saturday, July 20, the Riverside Blues Festival will be in full swing from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. All-day tickets cost $10, and the event will take place on Riverside Street in Elkins.

Please visit riversidebluesfest.com for further information.

At 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 21, the Blues Train will depart from the Elkins Depot for High Falls of Cheat. Phil Wiggins and Eleanor Ellis will perform onboard music. There will be an extended layover, accompanied by more music by Wiggins and Ellis.

Ticket price information is accesssible online at mountainrail.com. At 4 p.m., there will be a performance in Elkins Town Square featuring the Riverside Blues Babies and African Caribbean dance troupes. There will also be a gospel sing with Miss Freddye and Shaun Booker, which is free to the public.