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Out & About

Artworks’ March Exhibits on Display

WHEELING — March at Artworks Around Town promises to be an exciting bright spot in this otherwise dreary winter. Betsy Cox is keeping her Retrospective Collection in the Studio Gallery for another month, and a new artist is debuting his skills in the Student Gallery. Cox’s painting ...

Wheeling Poetry Series Hosts Cameron Barnett

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s weekly Lunch with Books Livestream will feature Cameron Barnett as part of the Wheeling Poetry Series. A Pittsburgh-based poet, Barnett is the guest for the library’s 16th Wheeling Poetry Series program so far. The Lunch With Books Livestream ...

West Liberty University’s MADFest Continues to Inspire High School Students

WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University’s MAD (Media Arts and Design) Festival continues this spring with the competition, awards ceremony and more. The deadline for submissions to this year’s competition is this Sunday, March 7. “Every spring for more than 20 years, WLU has held ...

Rt. 40 Lumber Jaxe Presents The Muddle

MORRISTOWN — The Muddle will perform live from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, at Rt. 40 Lumber Jaxe, located on U.S. 40 (National Road) in Belmont near Morristown.

Wheeling Celtic Festival Events to Take Place Virtually

WHEELING — The 25th Annual Wheeling Celtic Festival — organized by Wheeling Heritage — is going virtual this year. The popular celebration of Celtic culture and traditions will take place from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, and there is no cost for the public to view the special ...

Family Game Night Set at Kruger Street Toy, Train Museum

WHEELING — The Kruger Street Toy and Train Museum is holding its Second Annual Family Game Night this weekend. The Game Night will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. Along with a life-sized Candyland, where guests are the game pieces, the museum will be having a “Jeopardy” ...

Irishman and Author Billy O’Callaghan Is Featured at Program

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s next weekly Lunch With Books Livestream will feature Irish author Billy O’Callaghan. The livestream will take place beginning at noon on Tuesday, March 2. O’Callaghan is the author of three short story collections: “In Exile” (2008), ...

Grand Ole Opry, Partners to Help Feed People in Need

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Grand Ole Opry, Circle and Gray Television are coming together on Saturday, Feb. 27, during the live Opry broadcast to help raise money and awareness of the food insecurity that has been rising at alarming rates over the last year and has most recently been compounded ...

Ann Thomas Memorial Lecture With Crystal Wilkinson to be Featured Tuesday

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s next weekly Lunch With Books Live Stream will feature the Ann Thomas Memorial Lecture with author Crystal Wilkinson. The livestream will take place beginning at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Wilkinson is the award-winning author of “The Birds of ...

‘Experience the Extraordinary—Virtually!’ With Craig Karges

WHEELING — Wheeling’s own internationally-renowned mentalist Craig Karges will present a special virtual show this Wednesday, Feb. 24, with proceeds benefitting the museums of Oglebay Institute. Karges combines the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to ...

Public Is Invited, Encouraged to Become a Friend of The Strand Theatre

MOUNDSVILLE — The Strand Theatre Preservation Society had a full calendar of events scheduled for 2020, but because of COVID, events from March through August had to be canceled. These included events such as Moundsville’s Got Talent, the spring play, the summer musical, children’s ...

Dark Star Jubilee Cancels, But Dark Star Orchestra Is Set for Jubilation

THORNVILLE, Ohio — Nearly a year after the COVID-19 pandemic paused all live music events indefinitely, the music ecosystem continues to retool and reform around the nature of the virus. As the Grateful Dead live music scene has adapted over time, torchbearers of the music — Dark Star ...

Grand Ole Opry Celebrates 95 Years of Country Music

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Grand Ole Opry members Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton will serve as co-hosts for “Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music,” honoring the iconic Nashville show and the incredible country stars that call it home. The two-hour special is set to air Sunday, Feb. 14, at 9 ...

Final People’s U. Program Examines Dual Nature of Light, How Lasers Work

WHEELING — The sixth and final class in the Ohio County Public Library’s latest People’s University series “Physical Science, The Joy of Discovery” will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18. Participants will explore “Light, Lasers and Free Space Optics” in the Week 6 ...

Author’s Book On Black Lung Disease Is Eyed

WHEELING — The Ohio County Public Library’s weekly livestream of its popular Lunch With Books program will feature “Digging Our Own Graves: Coal Miners and the Struggle Over Black Lung Disease” with author Barbara Ellen Smith. The program takes place from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, ...

Program to Highlight African American Civil War Surgeons

WHEELING — The next Lunch With Books livestream program at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 9, presented by the Ohio County Public Library continues to explore Black History Month with “Oak Leaf on His Shoulder: African American Civil War Surgeons.” The story of African American medical personnel ...