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‘Hansel & Gretel’ Enchants Young and Old

For more than 200 years, children around the world have been captivated by the story of brave siblings “Hansel and Gretel” and their adventures in the woods with fairies, gingerbread children and a house made of candy. Young and old alike can once again enjoy this classic story where good ...

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Returns To The Strand Theatre

The Strand Theatre Preservation Society will continue a Halloween-time tradition with a late-night showing of the cult classic film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Saturday, Oct. 21. Doors open at 10:30 p.m., and the film begins at 11 p.m. Released in 1975, “Rocky Horror” ...

Third Friday Tonight at Artworks

This month’s Third Friday event, set for tonight at Artworks, features musicians Ryan Mowery and Joe Zelek.  They will perform in the guest gallery area, which this month features works of art done at Paint Historic Wheeling the last weekend in September. Marien House artwork is ...

Musicians Gather to Provide Hurricane Relief

By BETSY BETHEL Life Editor WHEELING — What does a person with a big heart and modest means do when tragedies such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma strike but she can’t make a hefty financial donation? She gives what she can. In the case of local singer-songwriter Becki Hedrick, she is ...

Mount Olivet Church to Present Murder Mystery

The Mount Olivet United Methodist Church will present “Treble in the Church Choir” a murder mystery dinner theater performance at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in the church’s Fellowship Hall. This play, written and directed by Wheeling native and award-winning playwright Jeremy ...

Silver Chopsticks Offers All Of Your Favorite Chinese Dishes

WHEELING — Located in the Elm Grove Business District, Silver Chopsticks has an extensive menu featuring all of your favorite Chinese dishes, including a weekday lunch buffet in an enjoyable and relaxing dining room atmosphere. Silver Chopsticks offers an array of beef, chicken, seafood ...

Freaks Night Out!

Oglebay Institute is hosting the most wicked Halloween party in Wheeling. The second annual Shadows Ball brings a night of thrills, chills, sideshow, burlesque, costumes and rock ’n’ roll. The Shadows Ball takes place from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at OI’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, ...

North Wheeling Historic Houses Open for Tour Sunday

By LINDA COMINS Staff Writer Area residents may tour 15 historic houses in North Wheeling from 1-5 p.m. Sunday and, in the process, help to save two antebellum buildings that have significant structural damage. The city of Wheeling, Wheeling Heritage, Victorian Old Town Association, ...

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Jazz at the Stifel To Feature Jamie Peck and Skip Peck Trio

Oglebay Institute continues its tradition of bringing big city jazz shows to Wheeling.  Emmy Award-winning composer and musician Jamie Peck, along with the Skip Peck Trio, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct.14, in the historic Stifel Mansion. Guests will experience an evening of original ...

Holy Grounds to Host Evening of Classic Oldies, Rock ’n’ Roll

Holy Grounds Cafe will welcome two musical acts to the stage on Thursday, Oct. 19. Jeff Tappe will kick off the evening, with the band Frequency performing the second half of the evening. The coffeehouse is open from 7-9:30 p.m. Tappe, an original member of the band Smoke Daddy & the ...

Halloween Fun Awaits Families at Schrader Center

Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center in Oglebay Park invites families to celebrate the creatures and creativity of Halloween with family-friendly programs throughout the month of October. On Saturday, Oct. 21, enjoy “Hallow-Palooza: Pumpkin Patch Painting & ...

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Appalachian themes topic at Lunch With Books Author Eliot Parker, President of the West Virginia’s Writer’s Association, will discuss Appalachian themes in fictional writing at Lunch With Books, set for noon, Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Ohio County Public Library. Parker will use examples ...

‘Hansel & Gretel’ Enchants Young and Old

For more than 200 years, children around the world have been captivated by the story of brave siblings “Hansel and Gretel” and their adventures in the woods with fairies, gingerbread children and a house made of candy. Young and old alike can once again enjoy this classic story where good ...

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Returns To The Strand Theatre

The Strand Theatre Preservation Society will continue a Halloween-time tradition with a late-night showing of the cult classic film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Saturday, Oct. 21. Doors open at 10:30 p.m., and the film begins at 11 p.m. Released in 1975, “Rocky Horror” ...

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ArtsLink to Present Akropolis Quintet

 ArtsLink presents the Akropolis Reed Quintet at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Tyler Consolidated High School. “We saw this group perform at a presenters conference last year, and they are phenomenal. We’re all in for a very fun evening. You put a bassoon on the stage and you’re ...

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Brooke Hills to Present ‘Haunted Hayride’

 The Brooke Hills Playhouse’s 2017 edition of “The Haunted Barn” has undergone a name change to reflect a change of emphasis for the event, according to the project’s director, Julia Barnhart of Wellsburg. “Due to unforeseen circumstances, the title of our event has been changed to ...

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Mount Olivet Church to Present Murder Mystery

The Mount Olivet United Methodist Church will present “Treble in the Church Choir” a murder mystery dinner theater performance at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in the church’s Fellowship Hall. This play, written and directed by Wheeling native and award-winning playwright Jeremy ...

Tales From the Dark Side at Library

True tales from West Virginia’s dark side take center stage at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. Veteran storyteller Jo Ann Dadisman will present “Murder, Mayhem & Mystery!” — sharing some of West Virginia’s more spirited history and ...

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Vocelli Pizza Offers Artisan Pizza and Much More

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer WHEELING — Located in the Center Market section of Wheeling, Vocelli’s Pizza offers not only an award-winning artisan pizza crafted from family recipes for more than 25 years, but a variety of other delicious menu items including strombolis, subs, pasta, ...