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Triple Threat Sue Foley To Play on Aug. 2 At BluesDays

WHEELING — Canadian-born Sue Foley, a triple-threat guitarist, songwriter and vocalist, will perform at BluesDays at River City, at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. “Sue will be returning to Wheeling for the fifth time since her debut performance at the 2007 BluesFest,” said Bruce Wheeler, ...

‘Goldilocks’ Puppet Show Slated At Marshall County Libraries

MOUNDSVILLE — The nationally acclaimed Stevens Puppets will present two shows of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” on Monday, July 29, in Marshall County. The first show will be at 11 a.m. at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. The second performance, for the ...

Lunch With Books Looks Back at Doughboys of the Great War

WHEELING — “Play Ball! Doughboys and Baseball during the Great War” with author Peter L. Belmonte will be featured during the next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. Baseball is the most American game. No other sporting ...

Tales Told Of Historic Homestead Strike, 1892

MOUNDSVILLE — Professional storyteller Alan Irvine will present “Homestead: 1892” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 29, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library. This event is aimed at adults but would be suitable for older youngsters as well. “Homestead: 1892” will share ...

Ventriloquist, Puppet Show Set at Library In Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will host the Pittsburgh Puppet Works at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, for a special performance of “Destination: Imagination!” The event is aimed at young children and is free and open to the public. This show features ...

Rockin’/Soulful Nikki Hill Comes to BluesDays in Wheeling

WHEELING — A couple of weeks ago, “the love child of Amy Winehouse and Little Richard,” Lindsay Beaver, performed at BluesDays at River City. Next week, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, it’s Nikki Hill, who will perform, and according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, “If Tina ...

Fred Rogers Is the topic of Lunch With Books program

WHEELING — “The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers” will be the topic of the next Lunch With Books program at noon Tuesday, July 23, at the Ohio County Public Library in downtown Wheeling. This is a rescheduled program that originally had been booked for Jan. 15. Fred ...

A Taste of Greece Offered at St. John the Divine in Wheeling

WHEELING — The parishioners of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church invite everyone to their 19th Annual Grecian Food Festival beginning Wednesday and continuing through Saturday, July 24-27. The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The authentic food, electric ...

Fifteen Minute Film Festival Set for Saturday at Towngate in Wheeling

WHEELING — Planet 23 Studios and Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre present The Fifteen Minute Film Festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the historic Towngate Cinema, located at 2118 Market St. in Wheeling. The festival consists of 15 films, all 15 minutes or less in duration, which ...

Blame My Roots Country Music Fest kicks Into full gear today in Belmont County

BELMONT — Country Music fans are ready to kick off a full day of festivities at Valley View Campgrounds across National Road from the Jamboree In The Hills site as the three-day weekend party at the first Blame My Roots Country Music Festival continues today, Friday, July 19. Music begins at ...

Two film showings scheduled at Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library has two film showings coming up. The first is “Captain Marvel,” showing at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. In this Marvel Studios action-adventure-sci-fi feature, Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes ...

Trampled Under Foot Sibling To Play at BluesDay in Wheeling

WHEELING — Albert King Award-winner Nick Schnebelen will perform at BluesDays at River City at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. Schnebelen came to widespread attention as a member of Trampled Under Foot, the Kansas City family band that was founded in 2004 and won the 2008 International Blues ...

The Wildwoods Bring Roots Music to Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — Skyflight Productions presents an evening with The Wildwoods on Saturday, July 13, at The Grange Hall in Barnesville. Nebraska natives The Wildwoods, a band from Lincoln, Neb., bring a pioneering sound to Americana roots music. Formed in 2012, The Wildwoods released their ...

Mystery Theatre Offers Free Show at Wheeling Park

WHEELING — Mystery Theatre Unlimited will present a hilarious musical comedy murder mystery to Wheeling Park’s Amphitheatre starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. As a part of the City of Wheeling’s “Toe Tappin’ Tuesdays Too” summer outdoor concert series, the comedy group will ...

‘The Upside’ showing at Moundsville Public Library

MOUNDSVILLE — The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, Tuesday. The feature will be “The Upside,” a comedy/drama based on a true story. The film takes a comedic look at the relationship between a ...

Program to examine health impacts of cracker plants

WHEELING — Ned Ketyer, M.D., consultant for SWPA Environmental Health Project, board member of Physicians for Social Responsibility — Pennsylvania, and Climate Reality Project Leader; along with co-panelist Matthew Mehalik, Ph.D., executive director of the Pittsburgh-based Breathe ...

City of Wheeling to host ‘Mutts & A Movie Night’

WHEELING — The City of Wheeling will host “Mutts & A Movie Night” at 9:30 p.m. today, Friday, July 12, at Heritage Port, 1201 Water St. The public is invited to bring their canine companions for the screening of Disney’s “101 Dalmatians,” starring Glenn Close as Cruella de ...

ABBA’s Music in ‘Mama Mia!’ Unites Generations at Brooke Hills Playhouse

WELLSBURG — The Brooke Hills Playhouse’s actors in the musical comedy “Mamma Mia!” — with cast members ranging in age from their teens to their 60S — find themselves united by a love of ABBA’s music, according to director Emily Hores of Wellsburg. The musical features a book by ...

Artworks’ July Gallery Hop Taking Place Today in Wheeling

WHEELING — Bridgeport artist Tammy L. Gross will present her works at Artworks Around Town’s Gallery Hop today, Friday, July 12. The free reception from 5:30-8 p.m. is open to the public and takes place at the newly refurbished Studio Gallery in historic Centre Market’s north building. ...