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Grascals

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 ...

Fallingwater

‘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 ...

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT

WHAT’S GOING ON

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 ...

Elizabeth Howard

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 ...

Kailey Nugent front is the guardian angel. Clockwise from left are angles: Avery Gilman, Abbie Hines, Alice Huges, Emily Blatt, Adeline Jennette, Alyssa Heath and Annabelle Crews. 
 

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 ...

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Rusty Lucas of Bethesda holds his granddaughter Raelyn Lucas while displaying one of Schlepp’s Family Restaurant’s three-egg cheese omelettes.

Homestyle Cooking Keeps Customers Coming to Schlepp’s

MORRISTOWN — Whether it’s their rotisserie chicken, dry rub ribs, or a three egg omelet — it’s that signature homestyle cooking in a family friendly atmosphere that keeps customers returning for more at Schlepp’s Family Restaurant just off the Interstate 70 exit near Morristown, ...

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Mountain Moon Saturday Night

The 2017-18 Mountain Moon Coffeehouse series opens Saturday, Dec. 2, with Appalachian string band Stewed Mulligan. The Stews evolution spans more than 25 years of performing together with its genetic roots in bands such as Muddy Holler, Hickory Wind, Ebenezer String Band and others. Their ...

VICTORBAND

Wainwright Back for BluesDay With New Band

Composer, producer, vocalist and award- wining entertainer and piano player, Victor Wainwright will bring his raucous high-octane, dynamic performance to Blues Day at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Rive City Restaurant in Wheeling. “Victor is the consummate entertainer. He has appeared at ...

WSYO To Perform Winter Concert

The Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra will present its annual free fall concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church on National Road, featuring both the Sinfonietta, which is mostly middle school students, and the Philharmonic, made up primarily of high ...

Zelek

Zelek to Celebrate Album Release

By J.W. JOHNSON JR. News Editor The week of Thanksgiving is unofficially known for getting together with old friends and re-living good times from the past, while also taking a moment to reflect on one’s life and assess what is most cherished. For Joe Zelek, that period of assessment ...

Singer-Songwriter at The Strand

Donna Ulisse will return to The Strand Theater in Moundsville to perform her Christmas CD, “All The Way to Bethlehem.” The concert is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. Ulisse wrote the songs on the album that tell the story of the birth of Christ from the perspective of all of the ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Sports author Jim O’Brien returns
to Lunch With Books Pittsburgh-based author Jim O’Brien returns to Lunch with Books to talk about his two newest publications. “From A to Z: A Boxing Memoir from Ali to Zivic” gives an up-close and behind-the-scenes study of the strange and ...

Rehearsing for “A Christmas Carol,” are, front, from left,: Ian Sincavich, Briele Fiona Dobson, Howard. L. Blecher; and back, from left, Gilby Carpenter, Jana Lu Schodzinski, Remmi Carpenter and Risha Marple.

OUE Theatre to Present ‘A Christmas Carol’

The Theatre Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Charles Dickens’ heartwarming classic “A Christmas Carol” Nov. 30, Dec. 1-3 and 7-9 in the Shannon Hall Theater.  Adapted by Barbara Field, this version of the Dickens novella has been a perennial hit at the famed Guthrie ...

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19th Hole head cook Chas Howell, owner Angie Szalay and assistant manager Luke Tolbert display the always popular menu choices — a steak filet hoagie, cheese fries and wings.

19th Hole Offers Great Food and Entertainment

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer WHEELING — Wings, hoagies, cheese fries, chicken tenders and cheese sticks are just a few of the many popular menu items that have made The 19th Hole such a popular bar and grill for more than two decades, according to owner Angie Szalay. In addition to ...

Art House Cinema Returns to Towngate This Weekend

Cinema returns to Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre this weekend with Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 psychological thriller “Persona” and Exhibition On Screen’s “The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch.” Both films will be shown on Towngate’s big screen. “Persona” is often ...

Members of the brass quintet are, from left: Gary Adams on tuba; Jason Allison on French horn; Matt Diehl on trumpet; Lucas Kaspar on trombone; and Don Duncan on trumpet. The group will headline St. Clairsville’s Light Up Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, outside of the Belmont County Sheriff’s Museum.

WSO Quintet at Light Up Night

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the WSO on the GO season features Wheeling Symphony’s brass quintet at St. Clairsville’s Light Up Night, The performance will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, outside the Belmont County Sheriff’s Museum in St. Clairsville. This ...