The Mountain State Forest Festival Comedy/Magic Show

The Magic of Autumn, featuring Elkins native and illusionist Joshua Jordan, begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 1 in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium. Revealing the natural lessons in the sleight of hand and misdirection, Jordan aims to motivate his audience to avoid deception and reach for the truth. The show is free for children and students in elementary school through college. Admission for adults is $5 at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Campus Activities Board of Davis & Elkins College and sponsored by Elkins Express Care.

Curt Anderson Christian Pop Concert

Christian pop musician Curt Anderson is bringing his message of hope to Elkins in performances during the 80th Mountain State Forest Festival. For his recent debut release, “Every Moment” on Dream Records, Anderson teamed up with Grammy and Dove Award winning producers and songwriters to bring listeners a fresh collection of anthemic songs that will both encourage and challenge. The album’s first single, “Keep It Beating,” is a fun-filled song about hope and redemption. Sunday, October 2 at 10 a.m. Summit Church in the American Mountain Theater Sunday, October 2 at 8 p.m. Robbins Memorial Chapel, Davis & Elkins College Monday, October 3 at 7 p.m. Celebrate the Spirit!, Elkins Town Square. For additional information, visit or call 304-636-1824.