FREE concerts at the annual Charleston (WV) Sternwheel Regatta this year include: Thursday, August 28 12:00 N: Blue Maggie 7:00 PM: Santa Crus 9:30 PM: Morris Day and the Time Friday, August 29 12:00 N: Grass Stains 7:00 PM: Alethia, Revelation Theory, & Puddle of Mudd Saturday, August 30 7:00 PM: Julia Barton 8:30 PM: Jo Dee Messina Sunday, August 31 7:00 PM: Soul Doctors 8:30 PM: Blues Travelers (followed by fireworks at 10:00 PM) Evening concerts are held outdoors by the riverbank on Kanawha Boulevard in downtown Charleston, West Virginia. Bring a blanket or folding chair to sit on. There will be some big screens and extra speakers for those standing too far away. Of course, since these concerts are outdoors, this is weather permitting. Other events during the Regatta include the "Anything That Floats Race", distance run and walk, hot air balloons, children's street carnival, United Way "all the ice cream you can eat" Sunday Scoop, Bubby Snow water ski spectacular, parades, and fireworks. Also, The Taste of Charleston, at the Civic Center (just off I-64 and I-77, two miles from the start of I-79) on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 PM. Full schedule and directions to get here are at the Regatta website.