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EVENTS: Things to do in the Ohio Valley

People’s University Livestream: Lights, Lasers, and Free Space Optics The sixth class in this PU series will cover the dual nature of light, and apply that knowledge to lasers, touching on how a laser works, a...
Henry podcast behind the scenes

Weelunk’s Favorite WV Podcasts

Whether you want to learn about history, indulge in true crime stories, or hear what your favorite local entertainers have been up to, there's a podcast for it! With many of us spending more time at home this y...
Weelunk 2020

Weelunk 2020: Year in Review

2020 was a year of the unexpected, the innovative, and the impactful. Weelunk spent 2020 telling community stories, discovering Wheeling’s history, and highlighting local people, businesses, and events. Our com...
Bill Hogan

Remembering Bill Hogan

Bill Hogan’s posts on Weelunk mirrored his personality in every word, phrase and sentence. Whether he was recalling life in his youth or life in his later years, you experienced his sense of humor and honest di...
Blackout Tuesday

Blackout Tuesday

Weelunk was formed around a central tenet: “Do Something.” Right now, what we are doing is standing in solidarity with those working to combat inequality and institutionalized racism, and unequivocally condemni...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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, ...

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 ...

EVENTS: And After Dinner’s Digested …

Looking for something to do to keep your visitors entertained? There’s shopping, an art film, a wine tasting and, of course, a variety of holiday events such as the Festival of Lights, Festival of Trees and the...

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...

House of Delegates, 3rd Delegate District

Editor’s note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

House of Delegates, 4th Delegate District

Editor’s note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

Dancing With the Ohio Valley Stars!

Congratulations to all who danced their hearts out at the Dancing With the Ohio Valley Stars event at The Capitol Theatre tonight. Everyone was a winner, but taking home the mirror ball trophy were Chef Travis,...

United States Senator

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

State Senator, 1st Senatorial District

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

State Senator, 2nd Senatorial District

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

Ohio County Commissioner

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

Marshall County Commissioner

Editor's note: The same five questions were distributed to the candidates running for this particular office. Earlier in the fall, Weelunk solicited questions from you, our readers. Those questions are reflecte...

EVENTS: Spooky Happenings Around Town

Halloween fun is wrapping up in the valley with a number of spooky events on the calendar! • Get your Halloween costumes ready for a spooktacular party from 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Oct. 26, at Wheeling Isla...

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...

Is a Private School for Your Child?

In the Ohio Valley, parents are lucky to have many choices when it comes to schools for their children. There is a variety of parochial, private and public schools from which to choose. If you are considerin...

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: 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: 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 ...

EVENTS: Good Times Brewing in Wheeling

The fifth annual Mountaineer Brewfest, a celebration of West Virginia’s finest craft and microbrews, will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Heritage Port in Wheeling. Festival hours/admission vary according to ...

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 ...

EVENTS: There’s Magic in the Air

"SUMMER AT HOGWARTS" Harry Potter fans take note! There will be a free two-hour interactive program for teens and older children from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public. Pr...

EVENTS: Ribs, Chicken, Brews, Blues

RIBS & CHICKEN The ninth annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off will be held at Wheeling’s Heritage Port from noon to 11 p.m. Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23. Rib and chicken burners will b...

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 &...

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,...