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Lebanese Mahrajan Set for Sunday at Oglebay’s Site One

The 81st annual Mahrajan - Lebanese Heritage Festival - hosted by Our Lady of Lebanon Church, is set for Sunday at Oglebay's Site One.Gather your family and friends and spend the day at Wheeling's Oglebay Park enjoying authentic Lebanese cuisine, live Lebanese music, Middle Eastern dance shows, ...

Teacher to Share Travels at Lunch With Books

Chad Felt, an English teacher at Linsly School, will be at Lunch With Books at noon Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library to share his travel experiences in South Africa as well as some of the books and readings that connect to that experience. Felt is a current member of the English ...

Kristen Wiig Stars in First Dramatic Role

A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict, in "Hateship Loveship," which will be shown today through Sunday at Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre and Cinema.In her first dramatic role, Kristen Wiig gives "a beautifully restrained ...

Grecian Fest Continues

The 2014 Grecian Festival continues today and tomorrow at the Hellenic Center, 2215 Chapline St., Wheeling.The parishioners of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church are hosting the event, which takes place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.Since 2000, the community of St. John the Divine has hosted a ...

Dancers to Help Recreate 200 Years of History in Mount Pleasant

The date was 1814 - the year in which inventors Samuel Colt and Adolf Sax were born.America was at war with Britain. Napoleon I dominated Europe. Native Americans clashed with the likes of Gen. Andrew Jackson.By 1814, members of the Religious Society of Friends and other settlers had ...

‘Chicago’ At The Strand

"Chicago the Musical" is on stage at the Strand Theatre today through Sunday.Curtain is 7 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday."This show has been a favorite to work on," director Jana Jarrett said. "The cast has so much talent, anything we throw at them they want to try and with each ...

Trek the Trail in the Moonlight

What's better than a moonlight walk? A moonlight walk with friends and family.Continuing with programming for the Trek the Trail campaign, the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp is hosting a 2-mile Moonlight Walk at 10 p.m. today at Heritage Port.After participating in the downtown First ...

Beer Tasting Event Features Local Home Brewers

Oglebay Institute opens its 2014-15 Art & Ale series at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center with a special beer tasting and food pairing event featuring a variety of ales crafted by local home brewers. "Home brewing is a popular hobby nationwide and is growing in popularity ...

Presbyterian Church Topic Of Lunch With Books

Jeanne Finstein of Friends of Wheeling will be at Lunch With Books at noon Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library to present "Receiving the Spiritual Bread: the Presbyterian Church in Wheeling."The growth, strength and decline of the Presbyterian church parallel the growth, economic ...

Werk Out Music & Arts Festival Returns

THORNVILLE, Ohio - The Werk Out Music & Arts Festival returns to eastern Ohio this Thursday, featuring three nights of music from host band The Werks and two nights of Papadosio, with special guests Emancipator, Crizzly and many more artists on three stages at Legend Valley.Creating ...

Young Entertainers In the Spotlight

On Thursday, local youth will take the stage at Wheeling Park for Celebrate Youth 2014 Community Matters. This free event organized by Youth Services System will showcase young people from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Ohio Valley High Steppers Baton Twirling Team will be performing in their purple ...

‘The Secret Garden’ on Stage

A story of hope and celebration of all good things in life, "The Secret Garden" takes Mistress Mary Quite Contrary on a fascinating journey from India to England.An original Missoula Children's Theatre rendition, the show will be performed by area children at 4 and 7 p.m. on Saturday at the ...

Fender Is Throwing a Party

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. will be coming to St. Clairsville's C.A. House Music store to throw a party worthy of the iconic musical instrument manufacturer's illustrious history.The event, set for noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, will feature presentations and demonstrations, live music, and free ...

‘A Winter’s Tale’ Pic Of the Lit

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present another film in its summer cinema series Pic of the Lit, which features movies based on books."Winter's Tale" will be shown at 6 p.m. Monday. A combination of romance, supernatural fantasy and historical drama, it is based on the novel ...

‘Curiosity Cat’ Cast Covers All Ages

The cast of the Brooke Hills Playhouse production of "Curiosity Cat," includes actors ranging in age from 5 to their early 40s, according to the director, Julia Barnhart of Wellsburg.The play will be presented at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, at 2 p.m. Sunday, and again at 8 p.m. Aug. 8-9 and 2 ...

Paint Historic Wheeling This Weekend

Area residents have an opportunity to see the beauty of our city though the eyes of talented artists during Paint Historic Wheeling today through Sunday.This three-day painting event brings together dozens of artists from Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania to paint en plein air - a French ...

Mensore’s 70 Years Of Singing To Be Celebrated  

John J. Mensore, a familiar face to valley residents, will take the stage Thursday at ArtsLink's Coffeehouse Series concert, to celebrate 70 years of singing in New Martinsville. This free concert will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater in downtown New Martinsville. Mensore's ...

More Than 50 Hours Of Entertainment At Italian Festival

More than 50 hours of free musical and cultural entertainment await festival-goers today through Sunday at the 32nd Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival.Two stages of continuous live entertainment at Wheeling's Heritage Port will feature local and regional talent, while strolling ...

Carolyn Wonderland Winds Up Summertime Blues at River City

With vocals compared to Janis Joplin and guitar slinging skills compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Carolyn Wonderland will bring her Texas blues to River City as the finale to the Heritage Music Summertime Blues series.The concert starts at 8 p.m.It's because of Wonderland that the five-week ...

Beatlemania Magic Band to Play St. C

The Beatlemania Magic Band will perform from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the St.?Clairsville Central Park Complex Amphitheater.The national Beatles tribute band recreates the early Beatles concerts with identical costumes, equipment and harmonies. Songs such as "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "I'm Down" ...