On Sunday, Gospel music will take the stage as soon as church is over. Anthony Mossberg will begin the afternoon's performances at 1 p.m., followed by Alisha Gibson, Anointed Voices of Metropolitan Baptist Church and Abundant Life.
At 3:30 p.m., 4Given 4 Ministries will perform, followed by Singaleers at 4:15 p.m., the Multifest Mass Choir at 5:15 p.m., Gospel Reunion at 6 p.m. and Voices of Faith at 7 p.m. The Virginia Aires, Sunday's headliner, will go on stage at 8 p.m.
Besides the music, food and craft vendors will be at the festival throughout the weekend. Keene said that as of Wednesday afternoon, there are 25 food vendors registered in addition to 14 arts and crafts vendors and 12 information vendors.
The stage will be set up on the north side of the State Capitol, facing the hill. Parking is available at the Capitol Complex off Greenbrier Street and is free in the evening and on weekends.
"Everybody's really excited to have the festival again this year," Keene said.
Although the festival already has 25 to 30 volunteers, opportunities still exist to help with the festival. For more information on volunteer positions, call Mike Jones at 304-881-7384.
For updates and information about Multifest, visit the festival's website at www.multifestwva.com, or visit Multifest's Facebook page (facebook.com/multifestwva) and Twitter account (@WVMultifest).
Contact writer Matt Murphy at Matt.Mur...@dailymail.com or 304-348-4817.