Virtual Variety Show Commemorates Huntington’s Official Sesquicentennial Saturday

Virtual Variety Show Commemorates Huntington’s Official Sesquicentennial Saturday

Huntington — The city of Huntington will officially turn 150 at the end of this month, and one event will celebrate Huntington’s illustrious past, present and future.

“The Good Time Show with Michael Valentine” virtual variety show is presented by AT&T, Mountain Health Network and WSAZ NewsChannel 3. It will stream on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. on the City of Huntington’s Facebook page, as well as WSAZ’s Facebook page and a livestream.

The variety show, complete with vintage and modern nods to The Jewel City, will feature The McElroy Brothers, El Dorado, WSAZ’s Tim Irr, Shelem, Michael Cerveris, Of The Dell and a pepperoni roll cookoff.

“We are excited to bring this first signature event in a virtual capacity to celebrate our official anniversary date,” said Bryan Chambers, Huntington’s director of communications in a city-issued press release. “This variety show features several familiar faces and will tell Huntington’s stories in fun and nostalgic ways. You won’t want to miss this variety show because there will be something for everyone, from Huntington’s foodies to those who enjoy many of our local and regional musical acts.”

In addition to the virtual variety show, The Peddler plans to unveil its signature beer in honor of Huntington’s official anniversary date, coined Jewel City One Fitty Golden Ale.

Other signature events include a Mountain Stage concert on April 22 and the time capsule closing on Oct. 22. More information will be available in the coming months.