Local EVENTS This Weekend in the Ohio Valley Weelunk Staff October 15, 2020 Then and Now Movie Event The Strand Theatre in Moundsville is hosting a “Then and Now” movie event on the big screen, which will feature two versions of The Phantom of the Opera. Come see the silent film that started it all – the original Lon Chaney epic Phantom of the Opera with live accompaniment by theatre organist Dave Calendine, followed by the current Phantom of the Opera (2004), with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Frame and Fortunes located at 239 Jefferson Avenue in Moundsville, at the door (cash only), or online. Howl-O-Ween Fun With Your Pup The Marshall County Animal Shelter is hosting an afternoon of dog-friendly fun this Saturday, Oct. 17 from 12 – 6 p.m. at Grand Vue Park. From activities for the kids to Halloween treats and games for your pups, this day is sure to have something for everyone. Come in your Halloween costume for a chance to win a prize for best dressed! Admission is free and activity tickets can be purchased on site. Click here to learn more about the event guidelines and safety protocol. Oglebay Happenings Oglebay continues to offer seasonal fun for the whole family. Boo at the Zoo takes place every Saturday and Sunday throughout October, with exciting new offerings including extended hours, timed entry ticketing, and interactive scavenger hunt! Get creative with a tie-dye or pumpkin painting workshop Saturdays throughout October at the Wilson Lodge courtyard. Explore the outdoors on a guided hike throughout the historic trails of Oglebay. Wind down and enjoy an evening by the fire with live music on Fridays at the Route 88 BBQ and Brew. Subscribe to Weelunk Pedaling for a Cause The YWCA Family Violence Prevention Program will observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a bike ride on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. Pedaling for a Cause to End the Cycle of Abuse will begin at the Janie S. Altmeyer playground at Heritage Port in downtown Wheeling. Bikers will head north on Heritage Trail to the Ohio Co. Lock and Dam and back. Participants are encouraged to wear purple to raise awareness to stop the cycle of abuse! Call 304-232-2748 to pre-register. Click here to learn more. Generation Wheeling Free Yoga Continues Don’t miss the last few outdoor yoga classes of the season! Generation Wheeling will continue its free outdoor yoga series at Market Plaza on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. through October (weather permitting). Generation Wheeling’s own, Betsy Sweeny will lead an all-level, beginner-friendly, slow flow classes at no cost to attendees. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendees are asked to bring their own mat, blocks and any other materials for their practice. Follow Generation Wheeling on Facebook for updates. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.