September Calendar

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Sept. 1-30 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-30 — Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-30 — Fostoria Glass Museum, 511 Tomlinson Ave., Moundsville, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Sept. 1-Dec. 31 — Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, 144 Kruger St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sept. 1-Nov. 30 — Marshall County Historical Society Museum, tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday.

Sept. 1-30 — Brooke County Historical Museum and Culture Center, 704 Charles St., Wellsburg, 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sunday or by appointment.

Sept. 1-Oct. 1 — Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Sept. 1-Oct. 31 — National Imperial Glass Museum, 3200 Belmont St., Bellaire, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Sept. 1-Oct. 31 — Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Sept. 1-Oct. 31 — Tyler County Museum, Middlebourne, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Sept. 1-Nov. 19 — South Wheeling Preservation Alliance Museum, 3501 Jacob St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 1-Dec. 31 — Exhibit, “Wheeling in 250 Objects,” at Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, free.

Sept. 1-2 — Exhibition, “25 Works by Wheeling Artists,” at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-2 — Exhibit, “50 for 250: Icons of Wheeling Glass,” at Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-2 — Exhibit, “Listening Through the Lens: The Musical Portraits of George J. Kossuth,” at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 1-2 — Friendship Cluster dog shows, Friendship Park, Jefferson County fairgrounds, Smithfield, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept. 1 — Wheeling Vintage Hydroplane Raceboat Regatta, Heritage Port, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free.

Sept. 1-2 — Labor Day weekend celebration, Oglebay Park.

Sept. 1 — Fort Henry Days, Site 1 and Levenson Shelter, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free; battle re-enactment at Camp Russel, 3 p.m., free.

Sept. 1 — Woodcarvers Show, Pine Room, Crispin Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free.

Sept. 1 — Toronto Arts Festival.

Sept. 1 — Music Under the Stars at Anne Kuchinka Amphitheater, Oglebay Park, Wheeling Country Day School choir performance, 7 p.m.; Wheeling Symphony Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m., and fireworks, 9:30 p.m. free.

Sept. 2 — LABOR DAY.

Sept. 2 — Labor Day memorial service, Brooke Cemetery, 25th Street, Wellsburg, 10 a.m. free.

Sept. 2 — Drool at the Pool, dogs’ swim at Crispin Center pool, Oglebay Park, 5-7 p.m.

Sept. 2-7 — West Alexander Fair.

Sept. 3-8 — Belmont County Fair, St. Clairsville.

Sept. 3 — People’s University, “Wheeling’s Labor History,” at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 4-30 — Art exhibition, mosaics by Stevo Sadvary, at Nutting Art Gallery, Hall of Fine Arts, West Liberty University, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free; opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 4, free.

Sept. 5 — Lunch & Learn workshop, “Nutrition Hot Topics,” at Harrison Community Hospital cafeteria, Cadiz, noon-1 p.m., free.

Sept. 5-Oct. 26 — Art exhibition, “The Collective Works of Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators,” at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free; opening reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5, free.

Sept. 5 — Concert, Old Timers, at Warren Township Park gazebo, Tiltonsville, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — Dishes and Special Wishes breakfast, Soup Kitchen of Greater Wheeling, 1610 Eoff St., 7:30 a.m.

Sept. 6 — Lunchtime Live! concert, Market Plaza, 1000 Market St., Wheeling, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 6-8 — Brooke County Fair, Brooke Hills Park, W.Va. 27, Wellsburg.

Sept. 6 — Book signing, “The Wonderfully Wild Ones” by Adeline Schneid, at Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., 3-6 p.m.

Sept. 6 — First Friday, downtown and Center Wheeling, 4:30-10:30 p.m.

Sept. 6 — Gallery Hop and opening of exhibitions, “For Being” by four student artists in Studio Gallery and Ohio Valley Photography Club in North Gallery, at Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 5:30-8 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — First Friday music by Easy Street at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6 p.m., free; MoonWatch, 7:30 to 9 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — First Friday events, with “Once Upon an Enchanted Rainbow Forest” art exhibit, short films and The Prosers spoken word performance (8 p.m.), at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 6-9 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — First Fridays on Fourth celebration, 100 block of North Fourth Street, Steubenville, 6 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — Concert, Easy Street, at Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 6 — Concert, Rachel Baiman Trio, at Albert S. George Youth Center, Barnesville Memorial Park, 130 Fair St., 8 p.m.

Sept. 6-8 — Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia at Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, and First State Capitol, 1413 Eoff St., Wheeling.

Sept. 6-30 — Art exhibitions, “For Being” by four student artists in Studio Gallery and Ohio Valley Photography Club in North Gallery, Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 7 — Farm tour and work day, Grow Ohio Valley’s urban farm, 18th Street, Wheeling, 9 a.m.

Sept. 7-8 — Old construction and mining equipment show, Stumptown Road (Ohio 519), New Athens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 7 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8.

Sept. 7-8 — Stumptown Steam Threshers reunion and show, Harrison County fairgrounds, 550 Grant St., Cadiz, 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 8.

Sept. 7 — Wheeling 250 wreath laying and memorial service at Zane graves in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Fourth Street, Martins Ferry, 10 a.m., free.

Sept. 7 — Friendly City Handmade Show, Market Plaza, 1000 Market St., Wheeling, noon-8 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Grandparents tea, Eckhart House, 810 Main St., Wheeling, noon.

Sept. 7 — Wheeling 250 parade, Main and Market streets, downtown, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — Science demonstration, “How Big Is an Atom?” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 — Canine Carnival, Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park, Tunnel Green Complex, Wheeling, 2-6 p.m. (Rain date: Sept 21.)

Sept. 7 — Twilight tour, former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 6-9 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Back2School Band Bash, Heritage Port, Wheeling, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Concert, Neal McCoy and Joe Zelek Band, at Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Thunderstruck, America’s AC/DC Tribute, at Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino, Racetrack, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 7 — Ghost Adventures, former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 10 p.m. Sept. 7 to 4 a.m. Sept. 8.

Sept. 8 — Special Olympics field day, Thomas Phillips Johnson Health and Recreation Center, Bethany College, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Sept. 8 — Narthex Series, grand piano concert by Stephan Williams, at First Presbyterian Church, 901 Charles St., Wellsburg, 2 p.m., free.

Sept. 8 — Wheeling 250 interfaith worship service, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., 4 p.m., free.

Sept. 9-22 — Constitution exhibit, Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Sept. 9 — YWCA Wheeling Tribute to Women at Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 10 — Program, “Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture,” presented by Jennifer Hezoucky, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Sept. 10 — Bluegrass Jam and MoonWatch, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 7-9 p.m., free.

Sept. 11 — Sandy O’Haver Day of Caring, organized by United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, at various locations.

Sept. 11 — City-wide 9/11 remembrance service, Temple Shalom, 23 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 12 — Fall convocation, Commencement Hall, Old Main, Bethany College, 11 a.m.

Sept. 12-14 — Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 12 — Wheeling 250 Pop-Up History, Fort Henry defender David Shepherd portrayed by Jay Frey, at Main and 11th streets, 12:15 p.m., free.

Sept. 12 — September to Remember, reverse raffle to benefit United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley, at Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino, Racetrack, 6 p.m.

Sept. 13 — Wheeling 250 events at Heritage Port: Gateway Clipper day river excursions, 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., and fireworks cruise, 7 p.m.

Sept. 13-15 — Hancock County Oldtime Fair, Tomlinson Run State Park, New Manchester.

Sept. 13 — Art of Wine tasting event, Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 13 — Jefferson Fridays block party, Hit Play, on Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, 7 p.m.

Sept. 13 — Concert, The Trainjumpers and Adrian Niles, at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Sept. 14 — Fall Festival, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Bridgeport, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free.

Sept. 14 — Belmont County Schools Staying Clean Car, Bike and Truck Show, Ohio Valley Mall parking lot, St. Clairsville, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sept. 14 — Community game day, Mary H. Weir Public Library, Weirton, free; Pokemon showdown tournament, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and “Detective Pikachu” movie, 2-4 p.m.

Sept. 14 — Festival of Colors at Palace of Gold, 3759 McCrearys Ridge Road, Moundsville, noon-6 p.m.

Sept. 14 — Science demonstration, “Simple Telescopes: How Do They Magnify?” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 14 — Second Saturday film, “Cahokia Mounds,” at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., free.

Sept. 14 — Wheeling Area Genealogical Society’s Wheeling’s First Families lecture series, “Chapline, Carter, Hubbard and More: Other Early Wheeling Families,” presented by Jeanne Finstein, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 14 — Musical show, Victoria Vaudeville Theater, 1228 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Sept. 14 — Jazz at the Stifel, Roger Hoard Quartet, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Sept. 14 — MoonWatch, ZipLine Aerial Adventure Park, Shelter 1, Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, 8-10 p.m., free.

Sept. 15 — Jungle Jam II car show, Flushing, noon-3:30 p.m.

Sept. 17 — Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society’s banquet, Sons of Italy Lodge, Bellaire, 5-9 p.m.

Sept. 17 — Program, “Dream Work as Spiritual Practice,” at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Sept. 18 — Baked steak dinner, Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 500 Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, 4 p.m.

Sept. 19 — ArtsLink’s concert, Sultans of String, at Tyler Consolidated High School, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sept. 20 — Art & Ale craft beer tasting, Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 20 — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra pops concert, “Aretha: A Tribute,” with conductor John Devlin and guest artists Capathia Jenkins and Ryan Shaw, at Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 20-22 and Sept. 27-28 — Play, “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,” at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 8 p.m. Sept. 20-21; 3 p.m. Sept. 22; 8 p.m. Sept. 27-28.

Sept. 20 — StarWatch, Cardinal Shelter, Brooke Hills Park, W.Va. 27, Wellsburg, 8-10 p.m., free.

Sept. 21 — Fall Festival, Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free.

Sept. 21 — Gate 5 Industrial Art Festival, Weirton Event Center, 3322 East St., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sept. 21-22 — Covered Bridge Festival in Washington and Greene counties, including East Finley Park, Claysville, and Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, Avella.

Sept. 21 — Program, “Dr. Simon Hullihen, Father of Dental Surgery,” presented by Dr. Mike Medovic, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 10:30 am., free.

Sept. 21 — Irish Road Bowling, Sonneborn Shelter, Wheeling Park, noon.

Sept. 21 — Fossil Day, Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, noon-4 p.m., free.

Sept. 21 — Science demonstration, “Glide Into Fall,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 21 — Little Princess Tea, Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, 1-4 p.m.

Sept. 21 — Boogie Fever band, Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino, Racetrack, 7:30 p.m.

Sept. 22 — Stone Church Cemetery tour, presented by Friends of Wheeling, at Stone Church Road, 1-5 p.m., free.

Sept. 23 — Program, “Appalachian Dulcimer Music: Well-Loved Folk Songs, Poems and Stories,” presented by Maria McKelvey, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 1 p.m.

Sept. 23 — StarWatch for Autumnal Equinox, ZipLine Aerial Adventure Park, Shelter 1, Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, 8 p.m., free.

Sept. 24 — Lunch With Books program, “How West Virginia Transformed the Medical Profession,” presented by Dr. William Neal, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

Sept. 25-29 — National Road Quilt Guild show, Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 25-27; 10a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 28 and noon-4 p.m. Sept. 29.

Sept. 26-29 — Barnesville Pumpkin Festival.

Sept. 26 — Lecture, “Marietta Through the Eyes of David McCollough: Some Thoughts on the Pioneers,” presented by William Reynolds, at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 27-29 — SoulCollage retreat, St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27 to noon Sept. 29.

Sept. 27-29 — Homecoming weekend, Bethany College.

Sept. 27-29 — Prabhupada’s Palace 40th anniversary celebration, Palace of Gold, 3759 McCrearys Ridge Road, Moundsville.

Sept. 27-29 — Dungeon of Horrors, former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 7-11:59 p.m.

Sept. 28 — Fall Festival, Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free.

Sept. 28 — Pumpkin Festival, Riverfront Park, 13th Street, Moundsville, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free.

Sept. 28 — Harvest Festival, Faith Ranch, Jewett, 10 a.m.

Sept. 28 — Autumn tea, Eckhart House, 810 Main St., Wheeling, noon.

Sept. 28 — Paws for a Cause Fall Festival, St. Clairsville Parks & Recreation, noon.

Sept. 28 — Hearsemania, professional car festival, at former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, noon-5 p.m. and 7-11 p.m.

Sept. 28 — Science demonstration, “The Fabric of Space-Time,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 28-29 — Fall River Festival, River Avenue, New Cumberland.

Sept. 28 — Performance, “Cole Porter After Dark,” by singer-pianist Mark Nadler, and launch of Joseph B. Holloway Memorial Scholarship Fund, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Sept. 29-30 — ROSH HASHANAH.

Sept. 30– Drumming session, St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Compiled by Linda Comins

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