Music at the Market

The Public Market is the place to be Fridays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. with free live music during lunch. Learn more here

Towngate Theatre Presents: The Secret Garden

Young Mary Lennox is sent to the moors of Yorkshire to live with her uncle after her parents’ death. Encouraged by the warmhearted maid Martha and her brother Dickon, she explores the grounds and discovers a forgotten garden. This joyous story about the blossoming of the earth and the human spirit is a delight for the imagination. It has been hailed as a timeless story of rejuvenation and the magic of the natural, outdoor world. “The Secret Garden” comes to the Towngate stage as part of the children’s theater season. Shows take place at 7p.m. on January 27 and 3 p.m. on January 28, 29, February 4 and 5. Purchase tickets online or call 304-242-7700.

New Age Adenas at Vue 42

The Vue 42 is the place to be this Friday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. with live music with the New Age Adenas. This trio of super-talented musicians brings a wide variety of music and the folks at Vue 42 can’t wait to close out another month of entertainment with them. No cover! Learn more here

Polar Plunge

Get ready for an ice-cold plunge into Oglebay’s Schenk Lake at the annual WinterFest Polar Plunge! All proceeds benefit Special Olympics WV. Donate $50 per person to Special Olympics WV and plunge into Oglebay’s Schenk Lake! Register at Oglebay’s Schenk Lake on January 28 from 11:30 a.m. – noon, turn in contributions and pick up your t-shirt and other swag. The plunge will take place at 1 p.m. Learn more at

Stay Tuned Bingo

Head to Taqueria 304 this Saturday for a night of nostalgia, craft beers, tacos and bingo at 8 p.m. In this new take on Bingo, head back to your childhood and watch a compilation of commercials spanning from 1983 to 2003. Custom bingo cards will be filled with a mixture of brand names, commercial types, fads, and other pop culture references from the time period. (i.e. “Pepsi” “Cartoon Mascot” “3 Easy Payments” “Collect Calls”) Expect a night of prizes, laughs, and memories. Learn more here

Project Independence

National Women in Roofing of Wheeling, WV will host Project Independence this Saturday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at River City to support the newly-formed organization, Transitions Thru Life. All proceeds from this benefit will go towards the purchase of a facility that will be an outlet for women and children to transition their lives out of domestic situations and help reduce the effects of all abuse. We want these women to be “on fire” about becoming independent and making their voices be heard for themselves, their children, and their fellow sisters. Doors open at 7 pm. Live entertainment by Hollow starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person and includes food. Learn more here

Wheeling Lightningbirds Hockey

The Wheeling Lightningbirds is an adult women’s hockey team that plays in the East Coast Women’s Hockey League (ECWHL). All players are members of WAHA Womens League. This weekend, they will compete against the Columbus Capitals on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 29 at 11:15 a.m. Admission is free. Learn more here

Tea Leaf Reading Class – Your Cup of Fortune

Learn about the history of tea-leaf reading and peek inside your own cup of fortune at the Empress Emporium this Sunday, Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. Bring a snack to share and get $10 off admission. Each person will take home a sample of the Empress Blend. This class is $25, contact the Empress Emporium to reserve your spot. 

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