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See Art Being Made on Studio Tour

WHEELING — Area residents can take the 2019 Greater Wheeling Artist Studio Tour and see how local art is made, from inspiration to finished product. This year’s studio tour will be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Fifteen artists, writers and craftsmen will be ...

Annual Wheeling Herb Society Spring Luncheon to Feature Talk on Hops

WHEELING — A yearly rite of spring will bring herbs, raffles, delicious food and a good time together at the 34th annual Wheeling Herb Society Spring Luncheon set for Friday, May 3 at Oglebay Park’s Pine Room. This year’s luncheon will prove to be a delightful twist on herbs as Chad ...

Wheeling Heritage Presents Rosalie Haizlett Watercolor Exhibit

WHEELING – Wheeling Heritage will host an opening reception for “Learning to See,” an exhibit featuring works by local artist Rosalie Haizlett, from 5:30-7 p.m. May 9 at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St. The exhibit will run through May 30 on the third floor gallery. The Artisan ...

Artworks Around Town Continues Renovations

WHEELING — Artworks Around Town’s Third Friday music program will be canceled for the month of April while members of the artist community continue their remodeling work at the Centre Market gallery. Drills, hammers and saws make a unique music of their own. The first two weeks of ...

Beyer-Shepherd

Taylor Shepherd, son of Tom and Lisa Shepherd of New Martinsville, and Kate Beyer, daughter of Dr. Kevin and Mary Beyer of Hickory Corners, Michigan, were united in marriage March 31 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Jake Blatt, friend of the couple, officiated the double ring ceremony. Kelly Beyer ...

Collectors Crave Coffee Grinders

Coffee tins, too, are collectible, like this antique version marked New Martinsville. Coffee grinders are popular collectibles and can be attractive when displayed in a kitchen or pantry. The tabletop variety is the most common and includes a grinder mounted on a wooden receptacle with a ...

Boudoir Items Make Great Collectibles

Antiques and collectibles offer mysteries to figure out, which is one of the reasons why people get hooked on the treasures. Many times an antique enthusiast starts out by simply being curious and wondering just what is the meaning of an unusual trinket that they inherit or come ...

People’s University to Explore ‘Weird Stories of Wheeling’

WHEELING — A new People’s University series, “Wild, Wonderful and Weird Stories of Wheeling,” begins Tuesday at Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St. The free programs are being offered in the library’s auditorium at 7 p.m. on eight consecutive Tuesdays through May 28. Sean ...

Autism Activist To Host Talk

WHEELING — -David George, author, self-advocate and motivational speaker for people of all ages who have been diagnosed with attention deficit order, Asperger’s syndrome, autism or other learning disabilities, will share his experiences at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at Oglebay Institute’s ...

Enjoy WSO’s New Chamber Concert Experience April 10

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces a new chamber concert experience — A Taste of the Symphony — featuring wine, hors d’oeuvers and an intimate chamber music performance. The event will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the Chancery of the Diocese of ...

Annual Ladies Night Coming Soon

MOUNDSVILLE — The annual Ladies Night, sponsored by the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce, will be held on April 25th from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Moundsville Economic Development Center, 818 Jefferson Ave. Nearly 40 booths representing area businesses and home-based vendors will be open for ...

Kick Up Your Boots at The Linsly Spring Soiree

WHEELING — Dust off your favorite boots, grab your blue jean jacket, and adjust your bow ties for the first annual Linsly Spring Soiree & Auction, Boots to Bow Ties, to be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13 in the Pine Room at Oglebay Park. Sponsored by Aladdin, The Linsly Spring Soiree ...

Quilt Show to Feature Award – Winning Designs

MOUNDSVILLE — Vintage quilts and award-winning quilts will be among the entries in the Seams Sew Snugly Quilt Guild’s fourth annual show this week. The quilt show will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Moundsville Economic Development Center, 818 Jefferson Ave. ...

Hilltop Players Season Closes with High-Energy Musical

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University students are staging “9 to 5 The Musical” this spring as they close another successful theatre season. Directed by Melinda Kreisberg, Ph.D., the musical opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11 in Kelly Theatre. It continues with performances at 7:30 ...

‘The Art of Healing’ Lecture Series Continues Thursday at Stifel Center

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s “The Art of Healing” Lecture Series continues at 6pm Thursday, April 11 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center. Guests will get an in-depth look at “The Bodice Project” from the artists who created this uplifting and sensitive sculptural exhibit that ...

Piper Plays for Woman’s Club Friday

WHEELING — The Woman’s Club of Wheeling will meet Friday at Monument Place, 91 Kruger St. The executive board of directors will meet at 10:45 a.m. The general meeting will begin at 1 p.m. President Patty Travis will preside at both meetings. Betsy Bethel-McFarland, an award-winning piper ...

College Corner

Patrick Duffy, son of Jane and Pat Duffy of Wheeling, was initiated into the Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at West Virginia University where he is completing his freshman year. Duffy is a 2018 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School and is studying psychology at WVU. Hannah ...

Special Activities

Concert The Shadyside Community Band will present a free Easter season concert at 3 p.m. today in the sanctuary of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 75 E. 39th St., Shadyside. The band will play instrumental arrangements of general hymns, Easter hymns and Americana ...

Designer Bag Bingo to Aid Tri-County Help Center

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A Designer Bag and Vendor Bingo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 in Marian Hall at St. Mary Catholic Church, 212 W. Main St., St. Clairsville. Doors open at 10 a.m. Proceeds will go to the Tri-County Help Center Inc. which provides services to ...