Out & About

Bluesman John Nemeth Plays Wheeling Tuesday

WHEELING — Bluesman John Nemeth has taken on a last-minute tour of the east coast through October and November, and one of his first stop is right here at River City. “We are incredibly pleased that John got in touch with us to make his first stop on the tour in Wheeling,” said Bruce ...

Hilltop Players Plan 2018-19 Theater Season

WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Hilltop Players have planned another entertaining season of first-class theater on the hilltop for 2018-19. It all gets started with a modern classic, “The Miracle Worker,” opening on Oct. 18 in Kelly Theatre and directed by Maggie Vos Balsley, ...

WSO’s Woodwind Quintet Plays Free Lunchtime Concert

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces a WSO on the GO event, featuring food trucks, a meet-and-greet with music director finalist candidate, Timothy Hankewich, and a performance from the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra woodwind quintet. The event is presented in coordination with The ...

Jimmy Gyro in Wheeling Offers Great Food for Great Value

WHEELING — The Jimmy Gyro diner located on the ground floor of the former Roger’s Hotel Building on 14th Street, offers a variety of tasty Greek and Mediterranean dishes. In addition to menu favorites such as: The Jimmy Stewart-Steak Gyro, the Jimmy “The Greek”-Traditional Greek ...

Honey Dewdrops Coming to Barnesville Thursday

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with The Honey Dewdrops on Thursday at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish are celebrating their ninth year of touring full time as The Honey Dewdrops, having ...

Danika and The Jeb Scheduled To Perform in Sistersville on Thursday

SISTERSVILLE — ArtsLink presents Danika and The Jeb, who will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Tyler Consolidated High School. This free concert is being presented thanks to funding from the Stealey Community Fund. Danika & The Jeb are dynamic, uplifting and fun, while their ...

RegattaFest Weekend Promises Fast, Free Fun

NEW MARTINSVILLE — RegattaFest weekend is jam-packed with nationally sanctioned championship powerboat racing, entertainment, Kid Zone activities including the popular Inflatables and Get Fit Kids, concessions, car show, cornhole tournament, displays and concessions, and continuing to provide ...

Frankenstein at 200 Celebration Continues at WLU

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s College of Liberal Arts celebrates the birth of Frankenstein with public events starting Monday. “We are continuing the bicentennial celebration of the novel “Frankenstein” that we began last spring. Our goal is to have a variety of events to ...

Freshman Plays To Be Presented at Wheeling Park High School

WHEELING — Wheeling Park High School’s Introduction to Speech and Theater classes will present two one-act plays on at 7 p.m. Monday in the Phyllis A. Beneke Theater. The plays, “Alice’s Adventures with Poorly Cooked Cafeteria Seafood” by Don Zolidis and “Law and Order: Fairy ...

Bluegrass BBQ By WSYO Set in Wheeling

WHEELING —Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra Bluegrass BBQ will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday at the Hess Shelter at Oglebay Park. The event will feature music by local bands Marsh Wheeling String Band, Out of the Blue and Cabin Fever String Band, and BBQ food by Charlie Slegel from Ye Ole ...

Rich Knoblich Featured at Campfire Storytelling Sessions

MARSHALL COUNTY — Gather around a bonfire for some shivery tales for the harvest season, told by the inimitable Rich Knoblich starting at 7 p.m. today at McMechen’s Riverview Park, and from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday at Grand Vue Park in Moundsville. The McMechen event, presented by the ...

Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton Takes Pride in Fun, Family Environment

WEIRTON — Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton continues to provide the best authentic Greek and American cuisine in a relaxing and fun family environment, according to Co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis. In addition to their new Theo Salmon Salad and hot stuffed pepper ...

Towngate Theatre in Wheeling Opens 50th Season

WHEELING — Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre opens its 50th season of community theater with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. It will be staged for two weekends, Sept. 21-23 and Sept. 28 and 29. One ...

Wheeling Symphony Celebrates Music of the Beach Boys

WHEELING — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces the first concert of the 2018-19 season, “Surf’s Up! A Tribute to the Beach Boys,” conducted by music director finalist Timothy Hankewich, featuring guest artists Phil Dirt and the Dozers. The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. today ...

Zephaniah OHora Brings Classic Country From NYC to Ohio Valley

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Zephaniah OHora on Thursday at The Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park. Classic country has a new contemporary hero in Zephaniah OHora. The debut album from the NYC song slinger has been dubbed a “modern ...

Rescheduled Concert by Todd Burge Scheduled for Thursday

NEW MARTINSVILLE — In the wake of the expected Ohio River flooding, ArtsLink has rescheduled the Todd Burge concert for 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Parlor Theater at Doolin Center. The Parlor Theater is located at 253 Main St. in downtown New Martinsville. A workshop/jam session with Todd will ...

Movie ‘Book Club’ Showing at Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The feature will be “Book Club,” a comedy/drama/romance selected with “Banned Books Week” in mind. In it, four lifelong friends have their lives forever ...

LJ’s Hoagie King in South Wheeling Offers ‘Famous’ Hoagie Menu

WHEELING — A quaint little eatery located at the corner of 39th and Jacob streets in South Wheeling, called LJ’s Hoagie King, offers a big-time menu of their “famous” hoagies, plenty of side dishes off their “munchies” menu and a recently added breakfast menu. LJ’s Hoagie ...

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ Brings Big Laughs to Stage in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces The Play That Goes Wrong, the hilarious Tony Award-winning hit Broadway comedy, will make its Pittsburgh debut and launch its Broadway National Tour Tuesday through Saturday, Sept. 18-23, at the Benedum Center . This tour is part of the ...