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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EVENTS: Lights, Music, Art, Tea, Wine!

The switch is being flipped tonight! At 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, the Oglebay hills will be alive with more than a million twinkling lights at the Winter Festival of Lights — just as it has since 1985. But ther...

EVENTS: Spooky Happenings Around Town

Halloween fun is wrapping up in the valley with a number of spooky events on the calendar! • Get your Halloween costumes ready for a spooktacular party from 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Oct. 26, at Wheeling Isla...

Ohio County Country Fair in Pictures

Welcome to the Ohio County Country Fair! Held in conjunction with Oglebayfest during the first weekend in October every year, the Ohio County Country Fair has become a cherished tradition here in the upper Ohio...

EVENTS: Oglebayfest, Ecofest, Poe & Poetry

OGLEBAYFEST Artisan crafts, music, food, a 5K race, the parade, the Ohio County Country Fair, fireworks, inflatable rides, more music, gourmet market, antique cars, folk dancing … the list of Oglebayfest act...

Scenes From Boo At the Zoo

Boo At The Zoo has had some incredibly nice weather this year, but some dreariness as well. Whatever your preference for Halloween spookiness, hopefully you already took the kids through. If not, tonight (Sunda...

Growing Up in Wheeling: Employment in Woodsdale

When I was young there was a strange concept floating about. Children worked for money, it did not fall out of the sky as is currently the case. My first income was from selling trash. In the old days God d...

Courts Four and Five

The tennis courts four and five are gone. I drove through Crispin Center with my buddy Rory, a thoroughbred mutt a lot like the driver and saw the work in progress. There was a big commercial dumpster parked th...

Expats: ‘We’ll Be Home for Christmas’

There’s something here in Wheeling that isn’t there, a draw of sorts that lures hundreds of homecomings each December and only a small part of the rationale apparently pertains to squared pizza slices or fish s...

Weelunk Weekender: Oglebayfest

Cover Photo by Don Fennerty We hope you agree that we usually give you a good variety of what’s going on in Wheeling every weekend.  So don’t hate us for this installment, which is entirely devoted to Ogleba...

Good Zoo Brewing Some Saturday Suds

Fans of craft brews have the chance to attend the 7th annual Good Zoo Brew this Saturday at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center and visit nine different tasting stations that will feature beers produced thro...