Happenings

Weelunk Weekender

School has started for most, but it certainly still looks and feels like summer.  DO SOMETHING this weekend in Wheeling, W.Va.   Donation Yoga Friday 5:3o - 6:45 p.m. Happy Goat Yoga is the pla...

Weelunk Weekender

Even though school is starting Monday for most, it will be another beautiful summer weekend to DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling, W.Va.   The Art of Brian Fencl - Opening Thursday 4 p.m. - 7 p.m....

Mountaineer Brewfest Set for Saturday

The 2015 Mountaineer Brewfest is set for this weekend, and those returning to the event should expect more craft beer, better access, and exactly the same attractions causing so many volunteers to pledge their ...

Wheeling Preservationist Honored

  Bob Weir was a well-known craftsman in the Wheeling community. His fingerprints are on many of the restored Victorian homes around Wheeling. In addition to his preservation of buildings, Weir trained ...

Weelunk Weekender

Heritage Music BluesFest Friday, Saturday and Sunday As far as national recognition goes, there is no other Wheeling festival that comes close to the BluesFest.  Head to the Heritage Port this weekend to ...

The GREYT ESCAPE in Wheeling

In its third year, Greyt Escape: Kennels to Kouches will be held at the scenic Oglebay Resort and Conference Center ,welcoming over 200 attendees and their greyhound companions to a weekend full of exciting eve...

A Bit of Magic in Wheeling

Another New Business Opens in Downtown Wheeling A new store, Clutch Gaming, opened in downtown Wheeling recently and is the brainchild of recent West Liberty University graduate Devin Harrison of Valley Grov...

He Left His Mark

Josiah Titus-Glover's Essay Awarded Top Ten Josiah Titus-Glover (2004 - 2014) was a 5th grader at Wheeling Country Day School when he was asked by his teacher to participate in a contest for student writers....

Weelunk Weekender

The big event this weekend is Grecian Fest on Chapline Street in Centre Wheeling. You know you can't get enough Mediterranean flavor even after last weekend's Italian Festival. It runs all weekend, so be sure t...

Weelunk Weekender

Oh the weather outside is delightful... Time to get outside and Do Something this weekend Wheeling, W.Va.   Marion House Community Mural Project Thursday 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Head to Generations fo...

The Dragons are Coming

What began 2,300 years ago, is 46-feet long, and involves you and 19 of your best friends on the Ohio River? The King's Daughters 2015 Dragon Boat race, of course! Under the leadership of their new Executiv...

Words & Music Celebrates 25 Years

I first walked in to Words & Music my freshman year of college. As the only West Liberty commuter I knew without a driver’s license or a car, finding a way to the Stratford Springs' bookstore was a bit more...

Traditions, Memories Triumph At St. Mike’s

I think I was heading into seventh grade when it started, and I recall being extremely excited to be involved from the very beginning. It was immediately the “place to be” for kids my age, and for high-school s...

Weelunk Weekender

Will this rain ever stop?!?! Looks like that there might be a break in the weather this weekend, but we are not holding our breath.  No matter the weather, however, there is plenty to do this weekend in ...

Weelunk Weekender

Did you know that on July 4, 1826, 190 years ago, at ten minutes before one o'clock in the afternoon, Thomas Jefferson died at the age of 83, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence an...

Elkinite is Born

Weelunk.com launched Nov. 1 2014, and 650,000 pageviews later, her first baby sister is born: Elkinite.com... in BEAUTIFUL Elkins, W.Va. Why Elkins? In May, recognizing the progress that's been made i...

The Weelunk App Has Arrived

As Weelunk.com nears its eight-month anniversary, we reflect on Wheeling's famous welcoming of new arrivals to the city. Lydia Boggs welcomed National Road and Henry Clay (scandal!); the foot of Wheeling Hill a...

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As Steve showed earlier this week, Wheeling is bursting with things to do this time of year. There really are so many events happening that it's hard to plan which ones to get to. Here are a few suggestions to ...

Who Is This Francis H. Pierpont?

He’s a 9-foot bronze man, and he is the father of West Virginia. The installation of the statue of Francis H. Pierpont is set for today – West Virginia Day – at noon on the corner of 16th and Market streets ...

Weelunk Weekender

It has been a very wet week in Wheeling. However, the humidity and storms can't keep weelunkers from DOING SOMETHING this West Virginia Day weekend.  From campfires to scavenger hunts, there's a lot to do! O...

Ohio County Schools Offer Summer Meals

  Although school is out for the summer, Ohio County Schools cafeterias will be busy. Healthy meals will be prepared, and children who may not otherwise have access to a nutritious breakfast or lunch wi...

Local Student Invited To Global Summit

Amber Parsons, a 17-year-old senior at Wheeling Park High School was recently selected from more than 2,500 other students to be an ambassador at the Global Youth Leadership Summit in San Diego, Calif., from Au...

Weelunk Weekender

Welcome to another classic Wheeling summer weekend.  This weekend is full of great music, food and entertainment.  There's nothing to do in Wheeling?  Weelunkers say, "Whatever," just  DO SOMETHING.   ...

Weelunk Weekender

Although some of you are reading us from vacation spots like Myrtle, Ocean City, or Blackwater Falls, those of you in town this weekend will have plenty to do.....something.   First Fridays Wheeling ...

Wheeling Improv Troupe Debuts This Friday

By Mario Muscar A group of individuals in the area have gathered together to give the world one of the things it most needs: yet another improv troupe. Front Row: Mario Muscar, Sherrie Dunlevy; 2nd Row: ...

Wheeling United U-13 Girls Win State Cup

It has been 10 years since a Wheeling team has won a West Virginia Soccer Association State Cup Championship, but that drought ended on Sunday, May 17, in Beckley when F.C. Wheeling United’s U13 Girls defeated ...

Weelunk Weekender

There's nothing like Memorial Day weekend in Wheeling, W.Va., to kick off your summer season.  Here is your weekly guide to DO SOMETHING. Grow Ohio Valley 7 Bands for $7 Thursday 5 p.m.-Midnight Start ...

Grow Ohio Valley Benefit Set For Tonight

Seven different bands will perform this evening for just $7 at Generations Restaurant & Pub in support of Grow Ohio Valley, a local non-profit organization growing and selling fruits, flowers, and vegetable...

The Runway Was Rocked

A bevy of amateur fashion models descended upon Wheeling Park's White Palace on Saturday night for the Rock The Runway YWCA Teen Violence Protection Program fundraiser. Producer Bob Bailey (whom you'll recogniz...

Summertime Beer

In the words of Will Smith, “Summer, Summer, Summertime…time to sit back and unwind.” That’s exactly what we plan to do…with a beer in hand, of course! Knowing that there are handfuls of summer brews on the mar...

Weelunk Weekender

Another beautiful spring weekend awaits all Weelunkers.  Here is this week's playbook for "Doing Something."   Reinvent Wheeling Clean Crawl Friday 3-6 p.m. Paint and Sip, Sculpt and Gulp....ho...

Happy 50th Anniversary Sing-Out Wheeling

  We were sitting in Oglebay Park’s Amphitheatre on a night in June 1965 waiting to see a new show we’ve never heard of, when all at once people came from all over the hills rushing onto the stage. The ...

Weelunk Weekender

Hey Weelunkers, Wheeling is hot this weekend -- in temperature, in what's going on, and in celebrating our mothers, of course :).  We hope to see you out and about attending the many events the Friendly City ha...
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