Happenings

[adinserter name="Banners"]

Special Olympics Set at WJU

More than 100 local athletes will compete in running, walking, track and field, swimming, and bocce at the West Virginia Area I Special Olympics – an event held at Wheeling Jesuit University for the last 16 yea...

Moundsville Adds Three New Attractions

In spite of all the snow and chilly weather, spring has sprung in Moundsville and we are embracing the spirit of growth with three new upcoming attractions. Grand Vue Park, the Former West Virginia Penitent...

WJU’s Research Symposium Set for April

Wheeling Jesuit University’s annual Research & Scholarship Symposium, set for Tuesday, April 12, will showcase the scholarly work of hundreds of current students and welcome alumnus Levi Morris as its keyno...

Relay for Life Comes to Hilltop

Relay for Life comes to the Hilltop as West Liberty University’s sorority Beta Rho Epsilon (BPE) organizes its second annual Relay for Life from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016 in the Academic, Sports...

Huntiful is Born

Weelunk.com launched Nov. 1 2014, and on July 1 2015 her first baby sister was born: Elkinite.com in BEAUTIFUL Elkins, W. Va and in November we welcomed Miburg.com in WONDERFUL Martinsburg, W. Va. Today we a...

Weelunk Weekender

The first First Friday of Spring and several Oglebay Institute events highlight a great weekend to Do Something in Wheeling, West Virginia.   62nd Annual Antiques Show and Sale All Weekend Read...

Mimes Are Coming!

Magic Circle Mime Company Returns to Educate & Entertain During WSO’s Young People’s Concert Tour The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is excited to continue its annual Young People’s Concert (YPC) Tour...

Cabaret to Take Center Stage at WJU

Cabaret, the musical based on the Christopher Isherwood novella ‘Goodbye to Berlin’, and the Druten play ‘I am a Camera,’ will be performed at Wheeling Jesuit University April 7-10. The show is based on the ...

WPHS Speech & Debate Team Does It Again!

Danielle Kaminiski and James Miller repeated the same four words as did the captains of last year’s title team, and the exact terms, too, preached by those who competed two years ago. “Put in the work.” I...

OI Hosts Workshop for Dancers of All Abilities

If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing Wheels Company & School of Cleveland, Ohio. Considered ...

Weelunk Weekender

Finally.  It's time to Spring Forward.  One less hour to Do Something this weekend, Wheeling, WV - but who's complaining?   OV Connect Pub Run Friday 5pm OV Connect's annual Pub Run is back! Ro...

Historic Church Razed in Center Wheeling

Its bell rang moments after West Virginia became the 35th state. And now the very rare George Coffin bell has been removed by employees of Edge Co. after a huge portion of the former Second Presbyterian Chur...

Weelunk Weekender

"Here's Your Sign" - Spring is near! So it is time to end your hibernation, call your friends that you haven't seen since Oglebayfest, and DO SOMETHING this weekend Wheeling, WV.   First Fridays F...

United Way Event Set for March 11th

Officials of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley are now in the final planning stages for this year’s “Night at the Races” at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The annual event, one of two big fund...

YWCA Needs Your Help

YWCA Wheeling has been on a mission since 1906 to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The YW will hold a High Tea & Fashion Sale this weekend on Mar...

Enjoy and Support Ohio County Strings

  Music is in the air at Wheeling Park High School’s Performing Arts Center. March 9 is the Patrick Latos Memorial Scholarship concert at the Wheeling Park High School JB Chambers Performing Arts Cen...

Local Film Premiere Set For Towngate

The Towngate Theatre will feature the world premiere of “The Static,” a locally written, filmed, produced, and directed film, on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. The movie, which has a running time of about 34 min...

Mayor McKenzie – The State of Wheeling

(Editor’s Note: This is the text of Mayor Andy McKenzie’s “State of the City” Address presented at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack this afternoon.) The State of Wheeling By Mayor Andy McKenzie Welcome...

Celebrate Mardis Gras With Linsly

The vibrant sights, sounds and tastes of New Orleans will come alive at the 5th Annual Taste of Linsly on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. in Banes Hall on Linsly’s campus, sponsored by Dlesk Kitchens and Floori...

Weelunk Weekender

The days are getting longer, but winter will give us a right hook on the way out the door this weekend.  Still no excuse to not DO SOMETHING Wheeling, WV. Feature Photo by JFoose Photography   Whe...

WJU #2, WLU #3

Ohio County is becoming NCAA Division II's Tobacco Road.   Wheeling Jesuit University and West Liberty University are not only battling for local bragging rights, but are now competing for pole position in the ...

Weelunk Weekender

Punxsutawney Phil says Spring is coming early.  Great.  We need our own rodent to predict things.  Let us know your suggestions in the comment section.  Until then, check out your weekly guide to DO SOMETHING i...

Weelunk Weekender

As January draws to a close, there's still time to DO SOMETHING Wheeling!   Ohio County Schools Town Hall Friday 7 p.m. Climb the hill to Wheeling Park High School Media Center for a public hea...

Cardinal Wuerl to Celebrate Red Mass in Wheeling

Photo  of Cardinal Wuerl, Pope Francis and President Barack Obama Courtesy of Wikimedia Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, will once again address members of the Northern Panhandle’s legal comm...

WJU Commemorates Challenger 30 Years Later

“A Night to Remember” Planned, Along With Family Activities It was a brisk Tuesday morning, Jan. 28, 1986 when the Space Shuttle Challenger took off in flight from Cape Canaveral, Fla. into space. Moments la...

Weelunk Weekender

So either you are tough, you don't give a damn or you already went to Kroger(s) to stock up for the 10% chance there might be a big snow event this weekend.  Whatever happens this weekend, Weelunkers will alway...

Help Celebrate WJU’s National Championship

  Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) has planned a week's worth of events for the campus and the community to celebrate the Cardinals' first-ever national championship. “Capturing a national championsh...

Weelunk Weekender

The days are getting longer Wheeling, W.Va. - time to DO SOMETHING about it.   Ski and Snowboard Oglebay Friday 4-10 p.m. Saturday 9-10 p.m. Sunday 9-9 p.m. Do we know how lucky we are to...

Wheeling Arts Fest Gets New Location

A new partnership with the Wheeling YWCA will move the Wheeling Arts Fest to a new location in June. Erika Donaghy, chair of the Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission and lead organizer of the annual event, ...

WJU Plans Events for MLK Day

Wheeling Jesuit University and community partners are gearing up to host a number of events Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, Jan. 17-18. New this year will be a panel discussion hosted by WJU’s Black ...

Weelunk Weekender

What's your 2016 resolution? Hopefully it includes Doing Something in Wheeling, WV.   Wine Tasting - Good Mansion Wines Friday 6pm Rhone Valley Reds Warm up with rich, velvety, luscious, yummy...

Benwood Community Receives Prayed-For Gift

An anchor of the Benwood community will be resurrected beginning next year, and one leader in the municipality likened it to the return of a grandmother making sure all family members make it to the dinner tabl...

The Tales Mount Wood Cemetery Tells

The preservation of history involves much more than stories and structures, and that is why officials of the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corp. and volunteers partnered a few years ago to begin telling the t...