Boo at the Zoo is Back

There is more to explore this year at Boo at the Zoo with extended hours, timed entry ticketing and an interactive scavenger hunt! Boo at the Zoo will be held from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25. New daytime hours allow guests to celebrate the season with their favorite Good Zoo animals who will remain in their habitats throughout the event. This year, Boo at the Zoo is even included with Good Zoo general admission! Learn more about what’s new this year and purchase tickets online by visiting oglebay.com.

Boo at the Zoo

Fall Fundays at Oglebay

Saturdays throughout October, you can visit the courtyard at Wilson Lodge for family-friendly activities that will get you in the fall spirit. Give tye-dying a try at 3 p.m. – bring your own shirt or buy an Oglebay shirt for $20. From 3:30 – 5 p.m., show off your creativity at a pumpkin painting workshop ($10 per person). While you are there, take advantage of additional Oglebay happenings, like their Saturday night fireworks or live music at the West Spa Patio. Learn more by visiting oglebay.com.

Get Inspired at the Stifel Fine Arts Center

From Oct. 1 – 31, head to the Stifel Fine Arts Center to check out their Contemporary Folk Art exhibit featuring self-taught artists who transform diverse materials into objects of expressive power. Whether in painting, sculpting, sewing or weaving, each folk artist offers visual narratives that display ingenuity, wit and insight into the world around them. Featured artists include: Brent Brown, Susan DeMailo, Lucas Dzmura, Danny Doughty, National Trail Stitchers, Cher Shaffer, Sybil Roe Thompson and Birdie Zoltan. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., admission is free. Learn more by visiting oionline.org.

Folk Art

Outdoor Yoga Classes Continue

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.

Yoga

Yoga and Soundbath at the Waterfront

This Saturday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m., join Lindsay Schooler and Chelsey Keding for a yoga and sound journey at the Wheeling Heritage Port’s amphitheater. Enjoy slow-flowing moon salutations with a variety of options followed by a relaxing rest accompanied with sounds from ancient instruments. Limited spots are available and can be purchased online.

Stay Healthy

Now more than ever, it’s important to keep ourselves healthy. That why Wheeling Health Right is hosting a community health fair to offer free flu shots, blood glucose screenings, health information and more on Thursday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Refreshments will be provided, as well as entertainment and giveaways. To ensure the safety of all attendees, social distancing, masks and sanitizing protocol will be required. Learn more here!

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