EVENTS: Things to do in the Ohio Valley Weelunk Staff December 2, 2021 Main Street Bank & EQT Present Symphony on Ice The Ohio Valley’s favorite holiday show returns! Join the WSO along with Music Director John Devlin on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the WesBanco Arena for a night to remember. See champion professional skater Gracie Gold, senior ice dance team Cara Murphy and Joshua Levitt, the Pittsburgh and Wheeling Figure Skating Clubs, and local middle and high school choirs, as we welcome in the sounds of the season! It’s the holiday tradition the entire family will enjoy! Learn more and purchase tickets here. Hockey Night in Wheeling You have two opportunities to watch the Wheeling Nailers on the ice this weekend. On Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:10 p.m., the Nailers face off against the Cincinnati Cyclones. Catch them again on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 4:10 p.m. as they compete against the Indy Fuel. Learn more at wheelingnailers.com. A Motown Christmas Spectacular The music and the magic of “A Motown Christmas” come to the Capitol Theatre just in time to get you into the holiday spirit! The Motortown All-Stars are back by popular demand after having played to a packed house here with their 2018 Christmas show. The group features an all-star line-up of vocalists and musicians assembled from the ranks of the Temptations, the Contours and the Miracles. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3 at the Capitol Theatre. Learn more and purchase tickets here. The Gift of the Magi Towngate Theatre presents The Gift of the Magi by Jon Jory December 3-5 and 10-11. Curtain is at 7 p.m.;. a 3 p.m. matinee takes place Sunday, Dec. 5. Jim and Della are head-over-heels in love, but barely have enough money to afford their one-room apartment. With Christmas right around the corner, they’re challenged with buying secret gifts for each other. When a strange twist of fate leads the young couple to find the perfect gifts for one another at an unexpected cost, they learn the true meaning of the holiday. This timeless Christmas classic is sure to kindle the holiday spirit in all ages. Learn more and get your tickets here. Handmade Holiday Find unique, handmade gifts for everyone on your shopping list this year at Wheeling Heritage’s Handmade Holiday. This one-day makers market will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the third floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, Wheeling, WV. This marketplace of locally produced craft goods from over 35 vendors encourages you to buy local, shop small and discover one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season. Learn more here. Handmade Holiday: The After Party! After shopping to your heart’s content at Handmade Holiday, head on over to Clientele Art Studio and enjoy a cold drink while mingling with some of the participating artists at Wheeling’s newest art gallery. The after part will be held from 5 – 10 p.m. at Clientele Art Studio, located at43 15th Street, Wheeling, WV. Learn more here. MoJo Art Sale The Mother Jones House is hosting an arts and crafts sale Dec. 3-4 to raise money for their organization. The fund raised through this art sale will go towards community outreach and providing classes. The event will be held at the Mother Jones House from 4 – 9 p.m.on Friday and Saturday. In addition to local art, there will be live music from some of the MoJo staff while you shop. If you have more questions or are just interested in learning more about MoJo House, you can check them out on Facebook and Instagram, or send an email to email@example.com. Mountain Moon Coffee House: Bill Gorby & the Musical Mercenaries Enjoy bluegrass in Wheeling at the historic Stifel Fine Arts Center! Mountain Moon Coffeehouse presents the Bill Gorby & the Musical Mercenaries Saturday, December 4. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music begins at 7 p.m. Bill Gorby & the Musical Mercenaries is a quartet of Ohio Valley musicians and singers who perform an eclectic array of Americana music with roots in folk, bluegrass, and old-time country music, with a diverse mix of traditional songs, classic and modern tunes. The band is noted for their four-part harmonies. Learn more and purchase tickets here. Misfits Metaphysical and Oddities Show Hollering from the hills of West Virginia, the misfits metaphysical and oddity show is coming to share everything creepy, dark and dead. This one-day event is going to be your chance to buy anything you need for your witchy friend, odd cousin and something creepy for mom and dad! To add to the ambiance, the event will be held at the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville. The market will beheld on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 4 – 11 p.m. Learn more here. Yoga Bell by Julie Markel Build muscle with a yoga vibe when you join Julie Markel for Yoga Bell, a fusion of kettlebell moves with Baptiste-inspired power vinyasa flow sure to get your heart rate up and keep your muscles active. Intermittent use of the kettlebell in between flow sets of yoga will focus on various kettlebell workout moves including swings. This class has been structured to enhance the cardiovascular element of your practice, help you build and tone muscle while enjoying the multiple benefits of power yoga. This class will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5 at noon at Ohio Valley Power Yoga. Learn more here. 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