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 your weekend off early by enjoying the beautiful creek-side outdoor stage at Generations Restaurant and Pub.  Bring your lawn chair, sit back, relax, listen to some great music, and support your local food enthusiasts.

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Read more about the event here on Weelunk.

Oglebay Institute Presents Hypnotist Tom DeLuca

Thursday 7 p.m.

Head to Centre Market and Towngate Theatre to take in world-renowned hypnotist Tom DeLuca, who weaves together light-hearted comedy and the power of suggestion to deliver an entertaining performance that celebrates the imagination.  Proceeds benefit Towngate.

Tom Deluca has fun with students during his performance in the Fieldhouse

Tom Deluca has fun with students during his performance in the Fieldhouse

Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic

Friday and Saturday

Whether you are supporting, volunteering, or running the “kiddie run,” the mile, the 5k, or the half, there is no doubt that the folks at the newspaper, along with race director R. “Scat” Scatterday, help put together one of the finest race weekends in the country.

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Music Spotlight Presents: Bridges



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Friday 8 p.m.

Doug Pettit, Dave Pettit, Kim Butler, Roger Hoard, and Joseph Mastracci will be performing an acoustic concert. Stop by for a fun night.

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Tim Ullum and Jason Treuman Live 

Friday 9 p.m.

The 19th Hole hosts this duo, and we’ll share their own description of the event ’cause we couldn’t say it better ourselves:

Recipe for great music and fun times:
1 part Tim Ullom
1 part Jason Treuman
6 parts whiskey shots
Enjoy!

Ullom joins Jason Treuman when he can to perform duo shows in the area.

Read more about Tim here on Weelunk .

Denim and Diamonds

Saturday 8 p.m.

Have a good time at the country music themed Denim and Diamonds birthday celebration for Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital, where the legendary country music group, Shenandoah, will perform a concert for the Ohio Valley in honor of the hospitals’ 125th birthday at WesBanco Arena.

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Live Roller Derby

Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday 5 p.m.

It’s a doubleheader this weekend at the James E. Carnes Center in St. Clairsville.  Our own Ohio Valley River Girls are hosting and in action.  Read more about them on Weelunk here.

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Wheeling Heritage Trail Bicycle Tour

Sunday 7 a.m.

Bike down to Heritage Port Sunday morning and participate in the 2015 Heritage Trail Tour, made possible by generous sponsors and by thousands of volunteer hours donated by members of the Ohio Valley Trail Partners and residents of the Ohio Valley. Money raised by this event supports expansion and care for the Wheeling Heritage Trail. We hope you enjoy it!

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Wheeling Waterfront Wednesdays

Neither of these concerts is on an actual Wednesday, but the Heritage Port is kicking off its season with two concerts this weekend by the river:

Saturday 7 p.m. – Ron Retzer, Classic Rock Favorites

Monday 7 p.m. – The Dennis McClung Blues Band, Original and Classic Blues

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