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December Calendar

Dec. 1-31 — Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Dec. 1-31 — Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dec. 1-Jan. 5 — Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. (Exceptions: closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.)

Dec. 1-31 — Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Dec. 1-31 — 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.

Dec. 1-31 — West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

Dec. 1-31 — Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

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

Dec. 1-31 — Marshall County Historical Society Museum, tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday.

Dec. 1-Jan. 5 — Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, Dec. 1-22: tours, 5-8 p.m. Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Dec. 23-Jan. 5: tours by appointment only.

Dec. 1-5 — Art exhibition, “Natural Introductions,” by Hiromi Katayama, at Ohio University Eastern Campus, Shannon Hall art gallery, 45425 National Road, St. Clairsville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, free.

Dec. 1-20 — Winter Celebration Student Art Exhibition, Summit Art Gallery, 3393 Main St., Weirton, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, free.

Dec. 1-23 — Holiday Art Show & Sale, 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, and at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, free.

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

Dec. 1-Jan. 5 — Winter Festival of Lights, Oglebay Park, 5-10 p.m

Dec. 1-Jan. 5 — Holidays at the Mansion, Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. (Exceptions: closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.)

Dec. 1-29 — Advent Market, Fort Steuben Park, Steubenville, 3-9 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Dec. 1-Jan. 4 — Nutcracker Village, Fort Steuben Park, Steubenville.

Dec. 1, Dec. 6-8, Dec. 13-15 and Dec. 20-22 — The Magic of Christmas tours, Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, 5-8 p.m. Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Dec. 1, Dec. 8 and Dec. 15 — “The Nutcracker” ballet and tea, at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, , Oglebay Park, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Dec. 1 — Artists on Call, “Nuncrackers: Broadway Christmas Musical,” at Strand Theatre, 811 Fifth St., Moundsville, 3 p.m.

Dec. 1 — Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols, featuring Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols,” at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, 4 p.m., free.

Dec. 1-2 — Tri-State Honors Festival, West Liberty University.

Dec. 1 — Ensembles concert, Interfaith Chapel and College Hall, West Liberty University, 7 p.m.

Dec. 2, Dec. 7 and Dec. 11 — Candy cane hunts, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 4-5 p.m.

Dec. 2 — Documentary film, “Outspoken,” at West Virginia Northern Community College, B&O Building auditorium, Wheeling, 6 p.m., free.

Dec. 3, Dec. 6, Dec. 10, Dec. 13 and Dec. 17 — Bird walks, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Dec. 3 — Lunch With Books program, “The Five Essential Friendships That Enrich Our Lives,” presented by Christine Mabon, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

Dec. 3 — Movie, “Elf,” rated PG, at Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., 6 p.m., free.

Dec. 3 — Beginners’ telescope workshop and MoonWatch, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6-7:30 p.m., free.

Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 — People’s University, “Wheeling in Literature,” at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Dec. 4-5, Dec. 11-12 and Dec. 18-19 — Project FeederWatch, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-noon.

Dec. 4-12 — Senior exhibition, 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. Dec. 4, free.

Dec. 4 and Dec. 11– Pajama party with Santa, Ohio Valley Mall, St. Clairsville, 6-7 p.m.

Dec. 5 — “Historic Cemeteries of Moundsville,” presentation and book signing, at Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., 4-5:30 p.m., free.

Dec. 5 — Cookies and crafts with Santa, Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, 6-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 5 — Light Up Night and charity Christmas auction, Commencement Hall, Bethany College, 6:30 p.m., free.

Dec. 5 — Symphony on Ice, presented by Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, at WesBanco Arena, 2 14th St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Dec. 5 — Advent Evening by the Fire, led by Sister Mary Clark, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Dec. 5 — Suzuki Strings Christmas concert, Strand Theatre, 811 Fifth St., Moundsville, 7 p.m., free.

Dec. 5 — Christmas with the Cockaynes open house, Cockayne Farmstead, 1105 Wheeling Ave., Glen Dale, 7-8:30 p.m.

Dec. 6-7 — Victorian Christmas tea, Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 11:30 a.m. Dec. 7.

Dec. 6-7 — Elizabethtown Festival, former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 4-8 p.m. Dec. 6 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 7.

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

Dec. 6 — Community Christmas celebration, Center for Educational Technologies, Wheeling University, 5 p.m., free.

Dec. 6 — Gallery Hop, featuring new artists’ exhibition in Studio Gallery and exhibition from Martins Ferry Middle and High schools in Student Gallery, at Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 5:30-8 p.m., free.

Dec. 6 — First Friday Christmas music, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6-8 p.m., free; MoonWatch, 6:30-8 p.m., free.

Dec. 6-7 — Christmas tour, Mount Pleasant, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 6 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7.

Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-14 — Play, “The Littlest Angel: The Musical,” at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7; 3 p.m. Dec. 8; 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14.

Dec. 6 — Children’s lantern parade, Drosselmeyer’s Nutcracker Shoppe, Steubenville, 7 p.m.

Dec. 6 and Dec. 13 — Bluegrass shows, Pennyroyal Opera House, Interstate 70, exit 198, Fairview, 7 p.m.

Dec. 6 — Hotel California, tribute to Eagles, at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 6-7 — Ghost Adventures, former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 10 p.m. Dec. 6 to 4 a.m. Dec. 7.

Dec. 6-31 — Art exhibitions by Beverly West, Karen Catlett and Dallin Evans in Studio Gallery and from Martins Ferry Middle and High schools in Student Gallery at 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.

Dec. 7 — Breakfast with Santa, Oglebay Park, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Dec. 7 — Breakfast with Santa, Ogden Dining Hall, Bethany College, 9-11 a.m.

Dec. 7 — Christmas market, Barnesville Elementary School, 9 a.m.

Dec. 7 — Handmade Holiday market, Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Holiday open house, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.

Dec. 7 — Christmas bazaar, Ruble United Methodist Church, 37 Ruby Ave., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Pittsburgh Puppet Works holiday show, Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., 11 a.m., free.

Dec. 7 — Brunch with Santa, Bald Eagle Shelter, Brooke Hills Park, W.Va. 27, Wellsburg, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Science demonstration, “Making Stringed Instruments,” and concert by Wheeling Symphony Orchestra strings ensemble at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, noon- 1:30 p.m., free.

Dec. 7, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21 — Christmas tea luncheons, Eckhart House, 810 Main St., Wheeling, noon.

Dec. 7 — Film, “Pearl Harbor: Into the Arizona,” at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., free.

Dec. 7 — Christmas party open house, Hancock County Museum, 1008 Ridge Ave., New Cumberland, 2:30-5:30 p.m.

Dec. 7 — WSO on the GO, string quintet concert, at Hickman Lounge, Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Park, 3-4 p.m., free.

Dec. 7 — Christmas parade, Chester, 3 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Christmas parade, Barnesville, 4 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Light Up Night, Brooke Hills Park, W.Va. 27, Wellsburg, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Christmas parade, Toronto, 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Christmas parade, New Martinsville, 6 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Christmas parade and Light Up Night, East Liverpool, 6 p.m.

Dec. 7 — WSO on the GO, string quintet concert, at Leonardo’s Coffeehouse, Steubenville, 6-7 p.m., free.

Dec. 7 — Storytime, “Mrs. Claus Explains It All,” at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony, Bethesda, 7 p.m.

Dec. 7 — Ohio Valley Heart Ball’s style show, Goodman Home, St. Clairsville, 7:30-10 p.m.

Dec. 8 — Nutcracker drumline, Historic Fort Steuben, Steubenville, 4 p.m.

Dec. 9 — Media literacy workshop, First State Capitol Building, 1413 Eoff St., Wheeling, 6 p.m.

Dec. 9 — ArtsLink concert series, “The Nutcracker,” performed by Mid Ohio Valley Ballet, at Lincoln Theater, 242 Main St., New Martinsville, 7 p.m.

Dec. 10 — Lunch With Books and Wheeling 250 program, “Bright Future, Treasured Past, Looking Forward,” presented by Mayor Glenn Elliott, Ron Scott Jr. and Betsy Sweeny, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

Dec. 10 — Narthex Series, Brooke High School Madrigal Choir concert, at First Presbyterian Church, 901 Charles St., Wellsburg, 7 p.m., free.

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

Dec. 10 — MoonWatch, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 8-9 p.m., free.

Dec. 12 — Film, “The Lion King,” rated PG, at Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, 5 p.m., free.

Dec. 13 — Film, “Blinded by the Light,” rated PG-13, at Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, noon, free.

Dec. 13 — Community Carol Sing, Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 6-8 p.m., free.

Dec. 13 — The Art of Wine tasting and holiday dinner, Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 13-15 — Festival of Sound, J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center, Wheeling Park High School, 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15.

Dec. 14 — Breakfast with Santa, Moundsville Fire Department, 9 a.m.

Dec. 14 — Program, “Wheeling’s Eleanor Steber: The Voice of the Century,” presented by Randall Reid-Smith, at West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling, 10 a.m., free.

Dec. 14 — Commencement at Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex, West Liberty University, 11 a.m.

Dec. 14 — Christmas parade, Steubenville, noon.

Dec. 14 — Science demonstration, “Christmas Reflections,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Dec. 14 — Second Saturday Film, “America Before Columbus,” at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., free.

Dec. 14 — Storytime, “Night Tree,” at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 4-5 p.m.

Dec. 14 — Christmas parade, New Cumberland, 5 p.m.

Dec. 14 — Christmas parade and Light Up Night, Amsterdam, 7 p.m.

Dec. 14 — Artists on Call Christmas show, Strand Theatre, 811 Fifth St., Moundsville, 7 p.m.

Dec. 14 — Christmas show, Victoria Vaudeville Theater, 1228 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Dec. 14 — Deck the Halls art show, Clientele Art Studio, 43 15th St., Wheeling, 8 p.m.

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

Dec. 15 — Christmas concert, Cockayne Farmstead, 1105 Wheeling Ave., Glen Dale, performances, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; caroling, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 15 — Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah,” Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1443 Belleview Blvd., Steubenville, 4 p.m.

Dec. 15 — Christmas in the Valley concert, with Ernie Haase & Signature Sound and Ron Retzer Trio, at Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

Dec. 16 — Drumming session, St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 17 — Lunch With Books program, Christmas concert with Quartz String Quartet, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

Dec. 17 — Film, “Dora and the Lost City of Gold,” rated PG, at Brooke County Public Library, 844 Main St., Follansbee, 5 p.m., free.

Dec. 17 — Broadway at the Capitol series, “Rudolph the Musical,” at Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

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

Dec. 18 — Christmas bird count, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., free.

Dec. 18 — Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack, 5-7 p.m.

Dec. 20 — Film, “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” rated PG-13, at Brooke County Public Library, 844 Main St., Follansbee, noon, free.

Dec. 20 — Pittsburgh Puppet Works holiday show, Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 11 a.m., free.

Dec. 20 — Christmas caroling night, South Wheeling Preservation Alliance Museum, 3501 Jacob St., Wheeling, 6:30 p.m., free.

Dec. 20 — Bridge & Tunnel Collective Christmas show, Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Dec. 21 — Science demonstration, “Santa Science,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Dec. 21 — Winter Solstice StarWatch, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6-8 p.m., free.

Dec. 21 — Ben-David Warner and Friends Celtic Christmas Tour, Sycamore Youth Center, Steubenville, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 22 — Sugar Plum Social, Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 1-2 p.m.

Dec. 22-23 — “The Nutcracker” ballet, Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 22 and 7 p.m. Dec. 23.

Dec. 22 — Oratorio, Handel’s “Messiah,” at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church, 905 National Road, Wheeling, 3 p.m.

Dec. 22-30 — HANUKKAH.

Dec. 23 — Feel the Love of Christmas concert, Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 23-Jan. 5 — The Magic of Christmas tours, Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, by appointment only.

Dec. 24 — CHRISTMAS EVE.

Dec. 25 — CHRISTMAS.

Dec. 26-31 — KWANZAA.

Dec. 26 — Film, “First Face of America,” at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 7 p.m., free.

Dec. 28 — Science demonstration, “How We Measure Time,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

Dec. 31 — NEW YEAR’S EVE.

Compiled by Linda Comins

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