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...

The Wheeling Bluegrass Festival Has Arrived

Oglebay Institute is presenting the Wheeling Bluegrass Festival (WBF) on the grounds of the Stifel Fine Art Center on Saturday, September 9th. The bluegrass festival, a first for Wheeling, will be complimented ...

WSO: May the Force Be With You This October

In anticipation of the exciting October 20 Wheeling Symphony concert spotlighting The Music of John Williams: Star Wars & More, the WSO is hosting community events to explore the power of music and its impa...

Weelunk Weekender: Rollin’ on the River

Put a hold on the Pumpkin Spice Lattes for just a bit longer. We have plenty of time for sugary coffee once the leaves get nice and crunchy.  This weekend marks the end of the summer festival season at Heritage...

Weelunk Weekender

Yes! It's gonna a be a hot one.  It wouldn't be Italian Festival without a lot of humidity and a little bit of rain, or is it a lot of rain and a little bit of humidity?  Either way there is plenty going on thi...

Weelunk Weekender

During mid-July in the Ohio Valley, the area is swarmed with talk about Jamboree in the Hills. It is one of the biggest and most respected country music events in the nation. However, it is not for everyone. If...

Family Rooted in Nature Camp at Oglebay

Family Roots: Oglebay Institute Nature Camps Provide a Legacy of Experiences for the Rybeck Family Wheeling native Ted Rybeck calls himself “one of the many fans” of Oglebay Institute, and his participatio...

Weelunk Weekender

The Weekender is back and ready to help formulate weekend plans for the entire summer - 'cause there's just too much to do in Wheeling, W.Va. this year.   Ezra John and the 1st Second Friday 8pm ...

Crazy for Cicadas

 Schrader Center Nature Educators Separate Cicada Facts from Fiction and Teach Kids What All The “Buzz” Is About Most years as the weather warms, we look forward to spending time outdoors.  This year is a bi...

In Pictures: ShakesBeer In The Park

One of the largest events in the month-long celebration of Shakespeare's First Folio visit to Wheeling took place Saturday night in the slightly muddy but very English stage area of the Anne Kuchinka Amphitheat...

OI Hosts Workshop for Dancers of All Abilities

If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing Wheels Company & School of Cleveland, Ohio. Considered ...

OI Summer Day Camp Registration

Oglebay Institute is gearing-up for another exciting summer camp season! A complete 2016 summer camp schedule and details about each program are now available atoionline.com/camps. Active Oglebay In...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With OI

Romantic Evening or “Hot” Date? OGLEBAY INSTITUTE OFFERS UNIQUE WAYS TO CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY   Whether you are looking for a romantic evening in an elegant setting or searching for a “hot” da...