Kick Up Your Heels at Area EVENTS

CELEBRATE CELTIC NATIONS Celebrate the heritage of seven Celtic nations on Saturday, March 7, at the Wheeling Celtic Celebration with food, drink, entertainment, history and education at the Wheeling Artisan C...

Extravagant EVENTS Planned for Ohio Valley

EXTRAVAGANZA! The 82nd annual Linsly Extravaganza is set for 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at The Capitol Theatre. Don’t miss this all-school event as students sing and dance their hearts out. Broadway, pop, rock, c...

Ohio Valley EVENTS Have a Lot of Flair

MARDI GRAS FLAIR The Junior League of Wheeling presents Affair with Mardi Gras Flair at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Wheeling Artisan Center. The evening will feature live music from Jukebox and the New Ag...

‘Buddy’ Bops Into Wheeling

"Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story," the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including "Jersey Boys," "Mamma Mia," "Million Dollar Quartet" and "We Will Rock You" is com...

Counting Down to Holiday EVENTS

ROAR INTO THE '20s • Join Generation Wheeling for “Roaring Into the ’20s” for an evening of food, drinks and fun to celebrate the return of the roaring ’20s from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, at The Capit...

B.E. Taylor Christmas Star Shines On

The first time I talked to B.E. Taylor, I was a young reporter at The Times Leader. I was assigned to preview the upcoming B.E. Taylor Christmas show at The Capitol Theatre in Wheeling by my boss Phyllis Sigal,...

Surprise Symphony (and a Conundrum or Two)

No, it’s not Haydn’s Symphony No. 94 (popularly known as the Surprise Symphony). It’s what the Wheeling Symphony is delivering this season. Surprises. And exceptional music-making, of course. Driscoll M...
holiday carol singers

O Come, All Ye Faithful to Ohio Valley EVENTS

O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL Gather on the front porch of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay to sing a lively mix of holiday classics and modern favorites at the Community Carol Sing, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13. Enjoy hot...
Santa is coming to Wheeling

A Parade of EVENTS Coming Your Way

HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS! There is a myriad of holiday events coming down the block ... and at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, get ready for the Main Street Bank Fantasy in Lights Parade, literally coming down the bl...
Mezare and Driscoll of the Wheeling Symphony

Homegrown Players Bloom at the Symphony

"It is all very aerospace.” That’s how Robert Driscoll describes designing and creating a machine called a gouger that makes oboe reeds, which is, in turn, made by an even bigger machine, a Haas CNC milling ...

Wheeling Area EVENTS Get You in Gear

GET CRANKING TO GIVE BACK Get together with friends and family and give back during the Thanksgiving season! Hosted by Bike Wheeling and Brew Keepers, Cranksgiving 2019 is part bike ride, part food drive and p...
wheeling holiday events

EVENTS Begin to Ring in the Holidays

TREES, WREATHS & GARLANDS! Stifel Fine Arts Center is decorated in red and green glory, filled with a variety of trees, wreaths and garlands for the Festival of Trees. Cast a bid for the fully decorated tr...

A Wonderland of EVENTS Planned

DON’T BE LATE! Oglebay Institute’s Youth Ballet Company brings the timeless classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” to life through the art of dance. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Oct. 12 and 19; and 3 and 7 p.m. Oc...

Eat and Drink Your Way Through Area EVENTS

CELEBRATE OKTOBER Oktoberfest fills Centre Market from noon to 11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, with live music, food vendors, and domestic and craft beer. Proceeds benefit the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valle...

Curtain Up! Light the Lights!

Curtain up! Light the lights! … Season 11 of Broadway at The Capitol is starting here, starting now. ... You'll be swell! You'll be great! You'll be ... “Beautiful." The musical tale of singer/songwriter Car...

EVENTS Are Rollin’ on the River

Rollin’… rollin’ … rollin’ on the river … The Sternwheel Festival kicks off at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. Along with the boats docked at Wheeling Heritage Port, food vendors and crafters, entertainment will...

Ezra & the Reletivs Sets Album Release Event

The Ohio Valley’s own organic soul/R&B/pop group Ezra & The Reletivs, led by Ezra John Hamilton, is set to host a release party for its first full-length album, Guayaba (gwī-ya-ba), from 7-11 p.m. Frida...

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...

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...

BILL HOGAN’S MUSINGS: The Flicks

I was fortunate to attend a noon talk at our library recently, about the old movie theaters in West Virginia. It brought back so many memories of when I was a kid in the 1930s and ’40s when going to a movie on ...

Give Your Wedding the Star Treatment

Just like the Suspension Bridge, Oglebay Park and Centre Market, The Capitol Theatre is shorthand for home for many of us in Wheeling. Its brilliantly lit red marquee has displayed the names of famous acts a...

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...