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 join music lovers from around the country and see what the buzz, or the blues, is all about.


Keb’ Mo’

Two words and two apostrophes, see the man in action here:

Keb’ Mo’

First Fridays

Friday 4:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

It’s the first Friday of the month in Downtown Wheeling and one of the last warm ones, so no excuses Weelunkers!


Home Brewery Festival

Friday 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.

The Art & Ale Home Brewery Festival features 12 guest brewers offering more than 15 of their finest home brews to sample. Beers will paired with food provided by Ye Olde Alpha.

Samples at the event include the following: Woods Run Pale Ale, Hard Cider, Chocolate Milk Stout, Cucumber Wheat, English Pale Ale, American Brown Ale, Pear Cider, West Coast Radical Red Ale, Hoppy Wheat, Aussie Light Ale, Blueberry Wit and White Stout, Belgian Strong Ale, English Premium Bitter, and Red IPA.

Guests will also enjoy the music of the New Age Adenas and can browse the West Virginia Watercolor Society exhibition.


Vagabond Kitchen Commercial Shoot

Friday 6 p.m.

Become famous through traditional media sources and join the Vagabond Kitchen as they host several different folks to come and capture their busy night.

From the Vagabond:
“Local photographer Andrew Croft of Arts & Crofts will be capturing still images of the staff cooking and serving the food and of you enjoying it.

WTRF 7News will be on hand shooting footage for our first commercial!

And local brandmasters Chiselbox will be in attendance shooting video and stills for some projects in the near future!”


Kaleb Filburn and Matt Myles from Chisel Box

Mahrajan Lebanese Festival

Sunday Noon-7 p.m. 

Come to Oglebay Park’s Site 1 to celebrate Mahrajan, Lebanese for “Festival,” to experience authentic Lebanese food, music, and fun.



One Response

  1. Mike Breiding


    The inaugural “It’s Wheeling History” championship game will be held at the historic Blue Church at 12th and Byron streets in East Wheeling at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7.


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