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‘Memories and Mud Pies’ at Artisan Center

Wheeling Heritage will host an exhibit of work by artists Betsy Cox and Cheryl Ryan Harshman titled “Memories and Mud Pies” from Thursday through Jan. 11 in the 3rd Floor Loft Gallery at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St. Cox is a ceramic artist from Glen Dale where she maintains ...

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Bluegrass Show Tonight

Nothing Fancy is the featured bluegrass band tonight at the Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview. The opening act will be Calabogie Road Bluegrass.   Children under the age of 12 are admitted for half price. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m. The show starts at 7 p.m.

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Bridge+Tunnel Christmas Revue at Towngate

Members of The Bridge and Tunnel Collective and some very special guests will perform a holiday revue for all ages at 8 p.m. Saturday, December 16 at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. The concert will put audience members in a festive mood as multiple local musicians take the stage, ...

Ron Retzer Trio To Present Holiday Concert at Capitol

The Family Service Upper Ohio Valley board of directors will present “A Family Christmas” benefit concert at the Capitol Theatre at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. The Ron Retzer Trio and the 1170 Band will perform at the family-oriented Christmas concert, which is sponsored in part by the Ohio ...

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Homestyle Cooking Essential To Success of Hillbilly Snack Shack

TRIADELPHIA — It’s their delicious homestyle cooking that keeps customers returning for more at the Hillbilly Snack Shack in Triadelphia, according to owner Ed McDaniels. “It’s just more of a family atmosphere ... with good food,” said McDaniels. He said while the sliced sirloin ...

‘Sound of Music’ at Capitol

A new production of “The Sound of Music,” produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Wheeling premiere Tuesday, Dec. 12, at The Capitol Theatre, as part of a North American tour. “The Sound of Music” features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by ...

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‘Monarch Tidings’ Christmas Concert Set For Tuesday

John Marshall High School’s Music Department is starting a new holiday tradition this year by presenting a combined Christmas concert. The inaugural “Monarch Tidings” hits the stage at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the John Marshall Center for Performing Arts. This student-produced, ...

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‘Tradition With a Twist’ Festival of Sound This Weekend

“Tradition with a Twist!” That is the description by staff and students alike of this year’s Wheeling Park High School Festival of Sound. The 24th Festival of Sound will begin at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, Dec. 8, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the J.B. Chambers Performing Arts ...

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Wine tasting at Stifel Unwind from the hustle and bustle of the hectic holiday season at Oglebay Institute’s wine tasting event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at the Stifel Fine Arts Center.  Guests will sip award-winning vintages from California’s Imagery Estate ...

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Christmas Revue Tonight

Skyflight Productions presents an evening with the Farmer and Adele Christmas Revue at 8 p.m. today at the Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. The Farmer & Adele plays country/western cowboy and cowgirl swing, and today will present a country-western ...

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Honky Tonk Sweethearts Holiday Show Set for Sunday at Victoria Theater

The Honky Tonk Sweethearts will present their fifth annual Christmas Show at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the historic Victoria Theater. Favorite Christmas songs, comedy and much more will be part of the show. Special guests include Stevie Lynn Boles, Micah Labishak, Johnny Kenjorsky and ...

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The Grascals At The Pennyroyal

The Pennyroyal Opera House presents The Grascals, one of the bluegrass industry’s most popular groups, today. The show begins at 7 p.m. with the opening act, the Red Brush Band. Doors open at 5 p.m., with refreshments being served in the kitchen. For more information visit www.pennyroyal ...

Holiday Classic Staged As 1940s Radio Broadcast

A treasured holiday classic comes to life anew at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” will be staged for two weekends — today, and Dec. 2-3 and 8-9. Performances are at 7 p.m. with the exception of the Dec. 3 performance, which is at 3 ...

Gallery Hop Tonight at Artworks

December’s Gallery Hop honors two new members who were juried into Artworks Around Town this year. Eric Dye and Jerald Nichols will feature their work in the Studio Gallery for the month of December beginning with a free reception on First Friday, from 5:30-8 p.m. tonight in the Upper Market ...

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‘Fallingwater’ Topic Of Two Book Talks

Authors Marc Harshman and Anna Egan Smucker will share the process involved in writing, creating and publishing their latest children’s book, “Fallingwater: The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Masterpiece,” at two locations on Tuesday, Dec. 5. At noon, the pair will be at ...

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BluesDay Tonight Composer, producer, vocalist and award-wining entertainer and piano player Victor Wainwright will bring his raucous, high-octane, dynamic performance to BluesDay at 7:30 p.m. today to River City Restaurant in Wheeling. For tickets, visit www.heritagemusicfest.com. River City ...

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Symphony on Ice a Holiday Favorite

Skaters and school choirs will join the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra for the annual holiday event Symphony on Ice at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. This year, the West Virginia University Figure Skating team will make its first appearance participating in Symphony on ...

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Marshall County Strings Winter Concert Set

 The Marshall County Strings Program will present its elementary and middle school winter concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the John Marshall High School Center for Performing Arts. 

 The Marshall County Strings Program winter concert will feature combined performances of ...

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Oglebay Institute to Present ‘The Nutcracker’

Oglebay Institute’s School of Dance will present “The Nutcracker” for several performances at the Mansion Museum and at Towngate Theatre. Complete with dancing flowers and beautiful fairies, this classic ballet takes audiences on a magical holiday journey. Featuring a cast of ...

Christmas Classic Comes to the Hilltop

West Liberty University’s Hilltop Players return to the stage with one of the biggest productions in the history of the WLU theater program, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. today and Dec. 7-9 and at 3 p.m., Dec.10, in Kelly Theatre with ...