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Out & About

More Than Just a Walk in the Stalks

Oglebay Institute is celebrating the fall season with its first corn maze on the lawn of the Stifel Fine Arts Center.This festive family experience is more than just a walk through the stalks. The program includes a treasure hunt, art activities, treats and prizes. There will also be ...

Valley’s Colorful Past At Library

The Wheeling and Ohio Valley area has gone through many exciting periods in the past, and William Hal Gorby will explore one of its most colorful eras in a program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct.20, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library.Local historian and West Virginia University ...

Owls, Bats And Spiders, Oh My!

The creatures of Halloween - owls, bats and spiders - have scary reputations. Naturalists at Oglebay Institute's Schrader Environmental Education Center will dispel myths about these "spooky" critters during a family nature program from 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.Schrader Center director ...

Hoard at 3rd Friday

Roger Hoard will perfrom at the 3rd Friday event tonight at Artworks Around Town.Doors open at 7 p.m. Snacks and refreshments will be on available. Guests are invited to bring their own beer. Admission is free.Hoard was the Jamboree USA and Jamboree In The Hills musical director from 1989-1998. ...

WLU, OI To Present ‘Rockin’ The Wall’

The University Economics Club, which is sponsored by the Center for Economic Philosophy at West Liberty University, in partnership with Oglebay Institute present "Rockin' the Wall" commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. ...

‘Snow White’ Ballet on Stage

Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to Towngate we go! A captivating and imaginative version of the storybook ballet "Snow White" opens Oglebay Institute's 2014-15 children's theater season.A spirited retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, "Snow White" is performed by Oglebay Institute's Youth ...

Laugh in Your Beer

Nationally touring comedian Jay Boc will entertain audiences Friday, Oct. 17 at Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center.Part of OI's Art and Ale series, the event features five craft brewed beers, a buffet of foods from Ye Old Alpha and the comedy show. Guests can view the Halloween Art ...

John Wyrick Band at Holy Grounds

Holy Grounds Cafe welcomes The John Wyrick Band on Thursday, Oct. 16.The coffeehouse is open from 7-9:30 p.m. For the first hour, the cafe offers open mic and welcomes local musicians of all styles to share a few songs. The John Wyrick Band will take the stage for a 90-minute set around 8 ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Jazzman Bob Thompson AtJazz at StifelCharleston's premier jazzman Bob Thompson and his trio will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 as part of Oglebay Institute's Jazz at the Stifel series.Thompson, keyboardist for the house band of the Mountain Stage radio and television show, has been a ...

Mystery Theatre to Present Fundraiser

Mystery Theatre Unlimited's hilarious new original musical comedy murder mystery dinner theatre production, "How the West Was Dumb," will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Paden City High School Band Boosters building, 201 North Fourth Ave. as a special fundraiser for students of ...

Grimes to Lecture

Larry Grimes, Bethany's director of church relations, dean of Buffalo Seminary and professor of English emeritus, will be the inaugural speaker for the Larry E. Grimes Lecture Series during homecoming weekend.Grimes will present his speech, "Eros, Thanatos, Hemingway, Jesus and Me," at 10:30 ...

Show Celebrates Art and Movement

Illstyle & Peace Productions will present a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville.Open to the public, the show is presented by ArtsLink through a grant award from the Stealey Community Fund.Rooted in contemporary and old-school hip-hop, ...

Exhibit At 3rd Floor Loft

The Wheeling Artisan Center is hosting an exhibit of work by Judy Minder and Robert Sako titled, "Individual Collaborations," through Oct. 30.The exhibit is in the 3rd Floor Loft Gallery of the Wheeling Artisan Center and is free and open to the public.Sako, of St. Clairsville, likes to explore ...

Father and Son Art Show At Artworks

A "family affair" show of work by Edward Doughty, artist, wood carver and miniature wood craftsman, and his son, David Doughty, a painter, is featured at Artworks Around Town this month.Their exhibition opens today with a Gallery Hop from 5:30-8 p.m. at Artworks in the Centre Market, 2200 ...

Crafts, Music, Ribs and More

St. Clairsville is the place you'll want to be for the St. Clairsville Recreation Department's Fall Fest, set for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at the city's Central Park Complex. The Honky Tonk Sweethearts will perform from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by The Sarah Hays Band from 1-3 ...

Jazz for a Cause at C.A. House

C.A. House Music is holding its second annual Jazz for a Cause from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9.C.A. House is teaming with WTOV9 and Generations to benefit the Harmony House's Wheeling and Belmont County locations.The night will include jazz provided by Roger Hoard, Jamie Peck, ...

WHAT’S GOING ON

Chief CornstalkTo Visit Lunch With BooksDan Cutler will portray Shawnee Chief Cornstalk at Lunch With Books, at noon Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Ohio County Public Library.The program is courtesy the West Virginia Humanities Council's History Alive! program.Chief Cornstalk fought in the ...

Tickets Available Online For Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo, an annual fundraiser at the Oglebay Good Zoo, is set for three weekends: Oct.10-12, Oct, 17-19 and Oct. 24-26.Online tickets are available for the popular event. "Save time and money by purchasing your tickets online in advance of the event," Penny Miller, director of the Good ...

Oglebayfest This Weekend

Oglebay's fall tradition, Oglebayfest, will begin today and continue through Sunday, Oct. 5."Oglebayfest began in 1978 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Oglebay and provides an annual 'thank you' to all who visit us year-round," John Hargleroad, director of operations for Oglebay, said. Most ...

Freshmen One-Act Plays at Park

?Wheeling Park High School's Introduction to Speech and Theater classes will present two one-act plays at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in the Phyllis A. Beneke Theater.The plays include "Alice's Adventures With Poorly Cooked Cafeteria Seafood" and "Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit."In "Alice's ...