We Wish You a ’70s Christmas

Editor’s note: This week, Weelunk will pause our normally scheduled programming to highlight stories that feature Black narratives. We have chosen to take this time to amplify those voices that are so often sil...

2020 Vision: Wheeling Leaders Looking Ahead

Weelunk doesn’t have a crystal ball to foresee how Wheeling’s future will unfold in 2020, but today’s post is the next best thing. Leaders from all over the city and county share their top goals for the coming ...

EVENTS Rev Up on the River and at the Park

PADDLES UP! The Ohio River at Heritage Port will be on fire with Dragon Boat races beginning with an 8 a.m. opening ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 24. The first race begins at 8:30 a.m. with subsequent rounds th...

Women in Labor History Is Theme of Symposium

The Wheeling Academy of Law and Science (WALS) Foundation, through its Reuther-Wheeling Library and Labor History Archive, will offer the third Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium, themed “Women in Labor Hi...

Lots of Fun Brewing at EVENTS Around Town

BREW-OFF The Francis Pier-Pint Historic Brew-Off: Prohibition Edition puts history and hops in the limelight. The event, set for 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at River City Restaurant, is part beer tasting...

EVENTS Are Poppin’ in the Valley

‘GREASE’ IS THE WORD Grease will be the word as the City of Wheeling hosts its final free movie night of the season at 9:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2 at Warwood’s Garden Park, 1208 Warwood Avenue. 304-234-6432 ...

A Little Independence, a Lot of EVENTS

CELEBRATE AMERICA Gary Mauer The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s annual Celebrate America tour, conducted by Maurice Staton, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at Wheeling’s Heritage Port. The tour...

Show Your Colors at Area EVENTS

GO, TEAM! The West Virginia Roughriders are headed to the 2019 AAL Championship on Saturday, June 29, and are calling on all fans and supporters to attend the Roughriders Championship Pep Rally at 7 p.m. Thu...

Wee Asked Sean Duffy

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

Historic Weekend of EVENTS Planned

A weekend of events will kick off at noon on Thursday, June 20, with a West Virginia Day Celebration, followed up by the 160th anniversary of the U.S. Custom House (West Virginia Independence Hall) at 5 p.m. Fr...

Celebrating Juneteenth Wheeling Style

Many Americans probably believe that once President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 that all slaves were set free and lived happily ever after. In reality, the road to freedom for most e...

Say Cheers to Area EVENTS on Tap

CHEERS TO W.VA. WINES! The Wheeling Wine Festival is set for Saturday, June 15, at Wheeling Heritage Port. Gates open at 5 p.m. for general admission. Buy a VIP pass and get in one hour early and enjoy the c...

Treasures Await at Area EVENTS

FIND THE TREASURE Kids are taking over Centre Market from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8, for the Centre Market Family Treasure Hunt. Kids will receive a free wristband for bounce houses, face painting, Big...

Ohio Valley EVENTS Heating Up

HOT TIME IN THE OLD TOWN Since 2002, the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-Off has been a summer staple at Heritage Port in Wheeling. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, the event will feature live music, ...

COLORFUL EVENTS ON TAP

PRIDE FEST The 2019 Ohio Valley Pride Festival and Pride March are set for noon to 11 p.m., May 11, at Heritage Port. Presented by Ohio Valley Pride, there will be a beer garden, drag shows, live music, foo...

Eat Your Way Through Upcoming EVENTS

BOOGIE ON DOWN Boogie on down to Friday Night Fever — Wheeling Health Right’s 26th annual Chef’s Auction — at 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, at WesBanco Arena, 14th St., Wheeling. Guests will dine on delicacies from ...

Weird Stories of Wheeling in the Civil War

Editor’s note: The Ohio County Public Library has launched its 26th People’s University, an eight-week series featuring weird, wild, wacky, whimsical stories from Wheeling, including: Native-American oddi...