Art & Culture

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...

Plein Air International Coming to Wheeling

The first week of July will see artists from throughout Europe gathering in Wheeling for a week-long plein air painting experience. For more than 20 years, painters from Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, ...

Brooke Hills Playhouse Season to Begin

The Brooke Hills Playhouse has announced the cast for its 48th season-opening comedy, "Ghost of a Chance," while also noting a change in the performance times for the show's second weekend. According to Juli...

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...

Towngate Ends 50th Season With ‘Our Town’

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre ends its 50th season of community theater with Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece “Our Town,” considered by many to be greatest American play ever written....

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...

Wheeling Heritage (Part 1): A Big Win Today!

J ust like on a reality television show, Jake Dougherty and Alex Weld knew how the competition ended more than seven months ago — and had to keep it hush-hush. Until today. The exciting news — that Wheeli...

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 ...

Irish Comedy Coming to Towngate Stage

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre continues its main stage season with a production of Dion Boucicault’s Irish comedy/melodrama “The Shaughraun,” to be staged March 15, 16, 17, 22 and 23. The story revolv...

Lecture Series Explores a Powerful Photo-Documentary

Photographer Angelo Merendino will discuss his internationally recognized photo-documentary, “The Battle We Didn’t Choose – My Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Oglebay Institute...

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...

And the Mural Contest Winner is …

“I was tickled!” That was Sherri Mestrovic’s reaction when she heard today her mural was chosen by popular vote to enhance the green space at Kossuth Park, located at the intersection of W.Va. 2 and Intersta...

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...

Which Mural Will It Be?

It’s getting down to the wire with just a few days left to vote on which mural will be displayed at the gateway to Wheeling at Kossuth Park. Sixteen artists submitted ideas for the Wheeling Heritage public a...

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...

Oglebay Institute Honors Student Artists

The 30th annual Regional Student Art Exhibition opened earlier this month with a public reception and awards ceremony at OI’s Stifel Fine Arts Center. Several students received cash prizes for their work, and o...
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