DOWNTOWN DO-OVER: No Block Left Unturned

Editor’s note: Many of the Downtown Do-Overs featured in this occasional Weelunk series have been major projects — from WesBanco Arena to The Capitol Theatre to more than 100 apartments proposed for the vacant ...

EVENTS Are Rollin’ on the River

Rollin’… rollin’ … rollin’ on the river … The Sternwheel Festival kicks off at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. Along with the boats docked at Wheeling Heritage Port, food vendors and crafters, entertainment will...

Weelunk Rolls Into Wheeling Heritage

'THIS IS WEELUNK' "It looks like a website, but it's more than that. It represents an attitude, a desire for a new Wheeling, one that trades shrinking and decay for optimism and enthusiasm,” explained one of...

EVENTS Rev Up on the River and at the Park

PADDLES UP! The Ohio River at Heritage Port will be on fire with Dragon Boat races beginning with an 8 a.m. opening ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 24. The first race begins at 8:30 a.m. with subsequent rounds th...

EVENTS Rev Up on the River and at the Park

PADDLES UP! The Ohio River at Heritage Port will be on fire with Dragon Boat races beginning with an 8 a.m. opening ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 24. The first race begins at 8:30 a.m. with subsequent rounds th...

Lots of Fun Brewing at EVENTS Around Town

BREW-OFF The Francis Pier-Pint Historic Brew-Off: Prohibition Edition puts history and hops in the limelight. The event, set for 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at River City Restaurant, is part beer tasting...

EVENTS Are Poppin’ in the Valley

‘GREASE’ IS THE WORD Grease will be the word as the City of Wheeling hosts its final free movie night of the season at 9:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2 at Warwood’s Garden Park, 1208 Warwood Avenue. 304-234-6432 ...

EVENTS Are Poppin’ in the Valley

‘GREASE’ IS THE WORD Grease will be the word as the City of Wheeling hosts its final free movie night of the season at 9:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2 at Warwood’s Garden Park, 1208 Warwood Avenue. 304-234-6432 ...

A Little Independence, a Lot of EVENTS

CELEBRATE AMERICA Gary Mauer The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s annual Celebrate America tour, conducted by Maurice Staton, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at Wheeling’s Heritage Port. The tour...

A Little Independence, a Lot of EVENTS

CELEBRATE AMERICA Gary Mauer The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s annual Celebrate America tour, conducted by Maurice Staton, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at Wheeling’s Heritage Port. The tour...

Show Your Colors at Area EVENTS

GO, TEAM! The West Virginia Roughriders are headed to the 2019 AAL Championship on Saturday, June 29, and are calling on all fans and supporters to attend the Roughriders Championship Pep Rally at 7 p.m. Thu...

Show Your Colors at Area EVENTS

GO, TEAM! The West Virginia Roughriders are headed to the 2019 AAL Championship on Saturday, June 29, and are calling on all fans and supporters to attend the Roughriders Championship Pep Rally at 7 p.m. Thu...

Historic Weekend of EVENTS Planned

A weekend of events will kick off at noon on Thursday, June 20, with a West Virginia Day Celebration, followed up by the 160th anniversary of the U.S. Custom House (West Virginia Independence Hall) at 5 p.m. Fr...

Historic Weekend of EVENTS Planned

A weekend of events will kick off at noon on Thursday, June 20, with a West Virginia Day Celebration, followed up by the 160th anniversary of the U.S. Custom House (West Virginia Independence Hall) at 5 p.m. Fr...

Say Cheers to Area EVENTS on Tap

CHEERS TO W.VA. WINES! The Wheeling Wine Festival is set for Saturday, June 15, at Wheeling Heritage Port. Gates open at 5 p.m. for general admission. Buy a VIP pass and get in one hour early and enjoy the c...

Treasures Await at Area EVENTS

FIND THE TREASURE Kids are taking over Centre Market from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8, for the Centre Market Family Treasure Hunt. Kids will receive a free wristband for bounce houses, face painting, Big...

Ohio Valley EVENTS Heating Up

HOT TIME IN THE OLD TOWN Since 2002, the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-Off has been a summer staple at Heritage Port in Wheeling. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, the event will feature live music, ...

COLORFUL EVENTS ON TAP

PRIDE FEST The 2019 Ohio Valley Pride Festival and Pride March are set for noon to 11 p.m., May 11, at Heritage Port. Presented by Ohio Valley Pride, there will be a beer garden, drag shows, live music, foo...

Eat Your Way Through Upcoming EVENTS

BOOGIE ON DOWN Boogie on down to Friday Night Fever — Wheeling Health Right’s 26th annual Chef’s Auction — at 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, at WesBanco Arena, 14th St., Wheeling. Guests will dine on delicacies from ...

Area EVENTS Will Keep You Hoppin’

TREASURE HUNT The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to the Oglebay Good Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, for the annual Good Zoo Treasure Hunt! Each participating child wi...

EVENTS Feature Oldies But Goodies

OLDIES BUT GOODIES Wilson Lodge in Oglebay will be transformed into an antiques marketplace Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7, as Oglebay Institute presents its 65th annual Antiques Show and Sale. Mor...

EVENTS in the Ohio Valley? You Can Bet On It

OFF TO THE RACES The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley’ presents its annual Night at the Races fundraiser from 5-10 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. Guests are invited ...

EVENTS Celebrate Country, Women, Heroes

The Oak Ridge Boys will bring their four-part harmonies and upbeat, award-winning songs to The Capitol Theatre, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22. Their string of hits includes Elvira, Bobbie Sue, Dream On, Thank God ...

Get a Kick Out of Upcoming EVENTS!

CELEBRATE CELTIC MUSIC & MORE Kick up your heels at the annual Celtic Celebration hosted by Wheeling Heritage from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., Whe...

EVENTS to Keep You Busy Day and ‘Knight’

A LITTLE 'KNIGHT' MUSIC The British music invasion hits the Capitol Theatre tonight with the “Music of the Knights: The Music of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney” at 7:30 p.m. F...

Valentine’s Day EVENTS You’ll Adore

♥ KISSES AND CHAMPAGNE Oglebay Institute will present a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.14. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the...

Valentine’s Day EVENTS You’ll Adore

♥ KISSES AND CHAMPAGNE Oglebay Institute will present a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.14. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the...

EVENTS TO KEEP YOU HOPPING

HIP-HOP OVER TO ARTISAN CENTER Wheeling Heritage will host an opening reception for Hip Hop: A Black Tie Affair, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Artisan Center, 1400 Main St., Wheeling. The exhibit will...

EVENTS To Make You Laugh and Cry

FUNNY MAN Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Capitol Theatre stage at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. Will it be a show about nothing? Will you eat a “big salad” before you arrive? Will you make a “Kramer” entrance? It a...

Super EVENTS Set for Coming Days

HOLY CONCERT, BATMAN! Superheroes! with guest vocalists Megan Pachecano and Colin Eaton, conducted by music director finalist Silas Huff, swoops into town at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at The Capitol Theatre...