September calendar

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, noon-5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Sept. 1-30 — Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-30 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley, 1000 Main St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Sept. 1-30 — Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Sports Museum at WesBanco Arena, 2 14th St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — Tyler County Museum, Middlebourne, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Sept. 1-Dec. 31 — Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, 144 Kruger St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sept. 1-Oct. 1 — Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, guided tours, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; extended tour hours: noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 26-28; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 29; noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 30.

Sept. 1-Oct. 31 — Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Sept. 1-Oct. 31 — National Imperial Glass Museum, 3200 Belmont St., Bellaire, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday or by appointment.

Sept. 1-Nov. 30 — Fostoria Glass Museum, 511 Tomlinson Ave., Moundsville, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Sept. 1-20 — Art exhibition, “Piece by Piece,” at Nutting Art Gallery, Hall of Fine Arts, West Liberty University, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — National Road Quilt Guild show, Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Sept. 1-Nov. 9 — Exhibit, “A Farm Becomes a Park,” at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1– Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium, featuring presentations by five speakers, at First State Capitol, 1413 Eoff St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-2 — Wheeling Vintage Hydroplane Raceboat Regatta, Heritage Port, 9:45 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sept. 1 and 9:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 2, free.

Sept. 1-3 — Labor Day weekend celebration, Oglebay Park.

Sept. 1-2 — Woodcarvers Show, Pine Room, Crispin Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free.

Sept. 1-2 — Fort Henry Days, Site 1, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free; battle re-enactment at Camp Russel, 3 p.m., free.

Sept. 1 — Operation Helping Heroes Music Festival, Chase Field, 526 W. 26th St., Bellaire, 1 p.m.-midnight.

Sept. 1-3 — Friendship Cluster Dog Show, Friendship Park, Smithfield, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept. 1 — Science demonstration, “Modeling Mars Soil,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 1, Sept. 8, Sept. 15, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 — MarsWatch, ZipLine Aerial Adventure Park, Shelter 1, Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, 8-10 p.m., free.

Sept. 2-8 — West Alexander Fair.

Sept. 2 — Concert, Jeff Jimerson and Airborne, at Weirton Event Center, 3322 East St., 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 2 — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s Music Under the Stars concert, “A Night at Woodstock” with Jeans ‘n Classics, at Anne Kuchinka Amphitheater, Oglebay Park, 7:30 p.m., free. (Inclement weather site: Glessner Auditorium, Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Park.)

Sept. 3 — LABOR DAY.

Sept. 3 — Drool in the Pool, dogs’ swim at outdoor pool, Oglebay Park, 5-7 p.m.

Sept. 4-9 — Belmont County Fair, St. Clairsville.

Sept. 4 — Lunch With Books program, “River Stories: True Historical Accounts of Our Waterways,” performed by storyteller Alan Irvine, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

Sept. 4 — Pink Power Night, “Liver Disease,” presented by Dr. Mark Voellinger, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, 90 N. Fourth St., Martins Ferry, vendors, 5:30 p.m.; program, 6:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18 and Sept. 25– People’s University course, “Exploring West Virginia’s Watersheds,” at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — Hungry for History Summer Speaker Series, “Talking About Toys,” at Cockayne Farmstead, 1105 Wheeling Ave., Glen Dale, noon-1 p.m., free.

Sept. 6-27 — Art exhibition, “Tom Griffith’s Wheeling,” at Wheeling Artisan Center, Loft Gallery, 1400 Main St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, free.

Sept. 6-Oct. 26 — Art exhibition, “Convergence: Art in the Digital Age,” at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free; opening reception, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6, free.

Sept. 6 — Concert, Rumors, at Weirton Event Center, 3322 East St., 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — Concert, Get The Led Out, at Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Lunchtime Live! concert, Wheeling Park High School bluegrass band, at Market Plaza, Wheeling, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 7-9 — Brooke County Fair, Brooke Hills Park, W.Va. 27, Wellsburg, 4-9 p.m. Sept. 7; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 8 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 9.

Sept. 7 — First Friday, downtown and Center Wheeling, 4:30-10:30 p.m.

Sept. 7 — First Friday music with Lilli Gadd and Friends, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6 p.m., free; MarsWatch, 8-10 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — Gallery Hop and opening of exhibition, “Plein Air Is in the Air,” at Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 5:30-8 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — Film-theatrical production, “The Wyleane Project,” at West Virginia Northern Community College, B&O Building, 1704 Market St., Wheeling, 6 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — First Friday at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, art exhibit by Pat Jacobson, 6-8 p.m.; independent film shorts, 6-8 p.m.; music by R.J. Gaudio, 7-8 p.m.; The Prosers spoken word performance, 8 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — First Fridays on Fourth celebration, 100 block of North Fourth Street, Steubenville, 6 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — Musical show, Victoria Vaudeville Theater, 1228 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Circus gala, adults-only event to benefit Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley, at Capitol Theatre ballroom, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7-11 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Concert, Easy Street, at Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 8-11 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — MarsWatch, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 8-9:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 7-29 — Art exhibition, “Plein Air Is in the Air,” at Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 8-22 — Constitution exhibit, Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Sept. 8 — Grandparents’ tea, Eckhart House, 810 Main St., Wheeling, noon.

Sept. 8 — Science demonstration, “What Is a Rock?” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 8 — Concert, Oak Ridge Boys, at The Harv, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort, Newell, 8 p.m.

Sept. 9 — Panhandle Pumpers Society’s fire muster, Heritage Port, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free.

Sept. 9 — Golden Retriever Gathering, Haller Shelter, Oglebay Park, 4-6 p.m.

Sept. 9-10 — ROSH HASHANAH.

Sept. 10 — Public forum, “Hers, His, Our Rights,” at West Virginia Northern Community College, B&O Building auditorium, 1704 Market St., Wheeling, 5-7 p.m., free.

Sept. 11 — Lunch With Books, Day of Remembrance program presented by Rabbi Joshua Lief, West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman, the Rev. Bonnie Thurston and cellist Elisa Kohanski, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

Sept. 11 — City-wide 9/11 remembrance service, Temple Shalom, 23 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 11 — Bluegrass Jam, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 7-9 p.m., free.

Sept. 11 — MarsWatch, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 8-10 p.m., free.

Sept. 12 — Tailgate for Wishes, to benefit A Special Wish Foundation, at Belmont Savings Bank, 215 W. Main St., St. Clairsville, 5-7 p.m.

Sept. 12 — Program, “Bigfoot,” presented by Doug Walling, at Martins Ferry Public Library, 20 S. Fifth St., 6-7 p.m., free.

Sept. 13 — Fall convocation, Commencement Hall, Old Main, Bethany College, 11 a.m.

Sept. 13-15 — Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and noon-10:30 p.m. Sept. 14-15, free.

Sept. 13 — Concert, Amy Levere, at Weirton Event Center, 3322 East St., 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 13 — ArtsLink concert series, guitarist Todd Burge, at Parlor Theater, Doolin Center, New Martinsville, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 14-16 — Hancock County Oldtime Fair, Tomlinson Run State Park, New Manchester.

Sept. 14 — Hammered With The Appraisal Guys, social hour and benefit auction, at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sept. 14 — Wheeling Film Society screening, “Bringing Up Baby,” at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Cinema, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 15 — Belmont County Schools Staying Clean Car, Bike and Truck Show, Ohio Valley Mall parking lot, St. Clairsville, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (Rain date: Sept. 22.)

Sept. 15 — Science demonstration, “How Big Was the Megalodon?” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 15 — Gospel concert, Beacon Road, at Schuler Park, Main Street, Flushing, 6 p.m.

Sept. 15 — Jazz at the Stifel series, Roger Humphries RH Factor Quartet, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Sept. 16 — Jungle Jam Car Show, Schuler Park, Main Street, Flushing, noon-5 p.m.

Sept. 17 — Program, “Bigfoot,” presented by Doug Walling, at Victoria Read Public Library, 300 E. High St., Flushing, 6-7 p.m., free.

Sept. 18 — Lunch With Books and Wheeling Film Society conversation, “Bringing Up Baby,” led by John Whitehead, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

Sept. 18 — Great Stone Viaduct Society’s American heritage banquet, Sons of Italy Lodge, Bellaire, 5-9 p.m.

Sept. 18 — September to Remember reverse raffle, to benefit United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, at Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino, Racetrack, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 18-19 — YOM KIPPUR.

Sept. 20-23 — Paint Historic Wheeling at Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, urban drawing workshop led by Brian Fencl, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21; watercolor workshop led by Chris Leeper, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22; public reception and awards presentation, 1-2 p.m. Sept. 23.

Sept. 20 — Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours at Wheeling Country Club, 5-7 p.m.

Sept. 20 — Last Dinner on the Titanic, re-created by Judi Hendrickson and Jeanne Finstein, at Centre Cup Coffee, 2201 Market St, Wheeling, reception, 6 p.m.; dinner, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 20 — Program, “Unbreakable Sports Records,” presented by Rich McElroy, at Martins Ferry Public Library, 20 S. Fifth St., 6-7 p.m., free.

Sept. 21 — Third Friday performance, Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 21 — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s season-opening concert, “Surf’s Up! A Tribute to the Beach Boys,” conducted by music director finalist Timothy Hankewich, at Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 21-23 and Sept. 28-29 — Play, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 8 p.m. Sept. 21-22; 3 p.m. Sept. 22; 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29.

Sept. 21 — MarsWatch, Cardinal Shelter, Brooke Hills Park, W.Va. 27, Wellsburg, 8 p.m., free.

Sept. 22 — Autumn tea, Eckhart House, 810 Main St., Wheeling, noon.

Sept. 22 — Science demonstration, “Autumn Science,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 22 — All Aboard the Yellow Caboose event, Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, 144 Kruger St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Sept. 22 — Purple Madness, Prince tribute show, at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 24 — Drumming program, St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Sept. 25 — Ohio County candlelight vigil for victims of crime, Heritage Port, Wheeling, 6-8:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 25 — Concert, Henry Mancini Community Jazz Ensemble, at Davis Brothers Pavilion, Chester City Park, 6 p.m., free.

Sept. 26 — Wheeling Heritage’s Show of Hands event, Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., 6 p.m.

Sept. 27-30 — Barnesville Pumpkin Festival.

Sept. 27 — Lecture, “New Light on an Old Fort,” presented by James Tomasek, at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 27-30 — Homecoming weekend, Bethany College.

Sept. 28 — Art & Ale beer tasting, Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Sept. 29 — Heart Walk, Heritage Port, Wheeling, 9 a.m.

Sept. 29 — Fall Craft and Food Festival, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56381 National Road, Bridgeport, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sept. 29 — Program, “The Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart: Resilience, Compassion, Personal Well-Being and Prayer,” presented by Dr. Robert Wicks, at Mount St. Joseph chapel, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sept. 29 — Fall Festival, Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 29 — Oktoberfest, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, noon-11 p.m.

Sept. 29 — Oktoberfest, Brooke Hills Park, W.Va. 27, Wellsburg, noon-7 p.m.

Sept. 29-30 — Fall River Festival and Community Art Show, River Avenue, New Cumberland.

Sept. 29 — Science demonstration, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 29 — Weirton Chamber of Commerce’s wine and dine event, Williams Golf & Country Club, 1000 Williams Drive, Weirton, 6 p.m.

Sept. 30 — Polka dance, Firemen Field, 52167 Center St., Barton, 2-6 p.m.

Sept. 30 — Bluegrass BBQ, to benefit Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra, at Hess Shelter, Oglebay Park, 3-6 p.m.

Compiled by Linda Comins

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