EVENTS: Lights, Music, Art, Tea, Wine!

The switch is being flipped tonight! At 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, the Oglebay hills will be alive with more than a million twinkling lights at the Winter Festival of Lights — just as it has since 1985. But ther...

EVENTS: Music! Movies! Theater! Art!

A ‘BELLA’ MASTERWORKS The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra opens its Masterworks season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, conducted by music director finalist Timothy Hankewich and featuring guest artist Bella Hristo...

EVENTS: Dance, Dress Up, Listen, Taste

TALE AS OLD AS TIME Friends, villains, life lessons and love: “Beauty and the Beast” has it all. Oglebay Institute’s Youth Ballet Company dances the journey of Belle, a caring, intelligent, beautiful, young ...

EVENTS: Oglebayfest, Ecofest, Poe & Poetry

OGLEBAYFEST Artisan crafts, music, food, a 5K race, the parade, the Ohio County Country Fair, fireworks, inflatable rides, more music, gourmet market, antique cars, folk dancing … the list of Oglebayfest act...

Art and Technology Converge at Stifel

A crumpled water heater. Footage of a train that looks like it’s been put through a shredder and reassembled. Halting images being projected onto a disc of celluloid film. Metal formed into an image of the fact...

Hollywood Success for ‘Hometown Girl’

Editor's note: Wheeling has cultivated a number of men and women who are outstanding in their chosen fields — the arts, science, medicine, etc. Today, Weelunk features Kristin Slaysman, a Wheeling Park High Sch...

EVENTS: Wheeling Is Drumming Up Things to Do

 JAZZ IT UP Roger Humphries, one of Pittsburgh’s most celebrated jazz legends, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center as part of the popular Jazz at the Sti...

EVENTS: Wine, Music & Theater

 JAZZ IT UP Roger Humphries, one of Pittsburgh’s most celebrated jazz legends, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center as part of the popular Jazz at the Sti...

EVENTS: Paint the Town at First Friday

FIRST FRIDAY The Gallery Hop at Artworks Around Town on Friday, Sept. 7, will usher in a two-month celebration of the art of plein air painting. As a preliminary to “Paint Historic Wheeling” set for later ...

Towngate 50th Season Dedicated to Hal O’Leary

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder once said, “I regard the theater as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense o...

Long-Time Members Come Out for Board Benefit

More than 400 members and friends of Oglebay Institute attended Friday's annual Board Benefit on the lawn of the Mansion Museum at Oglebay. Perfect weather, delicious food and drinks, snazzy outfits and cama...

EVENTS: CHEERS TO FIRST FRIDAY!

FIRST FRIDAY Gallery Hop, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Artworks Around Town, features the work of 19 members of the Steubenville Art Association. Founded in 1946 by Emma Hayhurst, the association has 60 ...

Parcel Players to Stage ‘Sir Not-So-Brave’

Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will stage “Sir Not-So-Brave,” an original play by Wheeling native Zachary Michael. It will be staged at 7 p.m. Aug. 1-4 at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre. “In Sir...

Parcel Players to Present ‘The Fantasticks’

Oglebay Institute’s Parcel Players will present the popular musical “The Fantasticks,” a classic coming-of-age story that takes a delightful look at the trials and tribulations of young love. It will be stag...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, maybe some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a coupl...

Get Some Culture … and Arts

WHERE ART THOU? Visual arts, theater, dance, literature, culinary demos, historical arts, and lots and lots of musical entertainment will liven up the Wheeling Heritage Port when the 2018 Wheeling Arts &...

Events Heating Up in Ohio Valley

HOT COMPETITION It’s time for the annual Wheeling Feeling Chili Cookoff set for Saturday, June 2, at Wheeling Heritage Port. There are cash prizes for the chili cooks, chili to taste, vendors, activities for...

Summertime Activities Ramping Up

It’s beginning to look a lot like summer! Outdoor activities abound in the Ohio Valley with pools open, Wheeling Park’s Dive-In Movie on the big screen, road races and Memorial Day events, including a ceremony ...

Much Well-Deserved Ado About Mom

It’s Mother’s Day weekend, and there are plenty of events that cater to mom and kids! You can kick up your heels at a mother/son dance or run your toes off at a 5K. If neither of those is your cup of tea, well,...

Celebrate Earth Day Weekend With Oglebay Institute

Celebrate Earth Day weekend with naturalists from Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, by participating in a series of events set for Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, (Earth Day...

Time for Antiques … and Lots More

Antiques, cats, art openings, films and more are on the upcoming agenda in the Ohio Valley, so don’t let a little April snow keep you home. CALLING ALL ANTIQUE LOVERS! The state’s largest antiques show is...

Film Documents Relationship Between Art and Gardens

Long considered spaces for expressing color, light and atmosphere, the garden has occupied the creative minds of some of the world’s greatest artists. The film “Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse” exp...

Antiques Show and Sale Returns to Oglebay

Wilson Lodge in Oglebay will be transformed into an antiques marketplace Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 8, as Oglebay Institute presents its 64th  annual Antiques Show and Sale. This annual event is ...

Spring Events Have Sprung

Spring has sprung — believe it or not! While the temperatures are still on the chilly side, we can expect lots of sunshine for the next few days, so there’s no excuse not to explore the upcoming events! S...

Let’s Talk About Renewable Energy

Oglebay Institute's Schrader Environmental Education Center offers a wide variety of programs for the community. My kids attend camp. I've gone fungi-hunting and owl-calling. My husband and I constructed rain b...

Composting Workshop at OI’s Schrader Center

Get your green thumb ready for spring planting by building your own tumbling composter. Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center is hosting a Backyard Composting Workshop from 10-11:30 a.m. S...

Going O’Green This Weekend?

Top of the mornin’ to all you Weelunkers! It’s St. Paddy’s Day weekend, and the calendar is packed with things to do — both St. Pat’s Day-related and otherwise. Let's hope you're not too "knackered” (exhausted)...

Perils of War Real for Women, Too

They come home, too, except for, of course, more than 500 of the 280,000 women who have been deployed to war zones and killed in action over the past 17 years. They are medics, nurses, pilots, judge advocate...

Maple Madness! Sweet Saturday Set March 17

Something sweet is happening in Oglebay! Naturalists at Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center have been working hard preparing this year’s harvest of maple syrup, which the public can enjo...

Cast Assembled for ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’

The curtain opens on Towngate Theatre’s production of the dark, comic play, “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” on Friday, March 16. The play is written by Martin McDonagh, writer/director of the film “Three Billboa...

Wine, Women & Song This Weekend

Take a wine tour of the Mosel Valley before heading off to see "Vertigo," where Towngate Theatre is going to dizzying heights to please Ohio Valley audiences! Or be one of the first to hear the lineup of Herita...

‘Earth, Wood and Fire’ on Display at Stifel

“Earth, Wood and Fire,” an exhibition featuring professional artists working in wood, clay and stone, opens Thursday, March 1, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling with a free, public rece...