Weelunk Weekender

Feature photo by LeeRoy (Dusk on Chapel Hill Rd.)

The last weekend before the holidays means last minute shopping for most, but don’t forget to DO SOMETHING in Wheeling, WV.


Community Carol Sing at the Mansion

Friday 6-8pm

Sing a lively mix of holiday tunes and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies around a fire. 6-8pm outside the Mansion Museum, Oglebay. Free and open to the public.



The Strand Theatre Presents: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Friday – Sunday

The Strand Theatre Preservation Society presents Jeremy F Richter’s BEING A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS at the Strand Theatre in Moundsville.

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting http://brownpapertickets.com/event/2468373 or by calling the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce.

“Being a Ghost Story . . .” is a faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, and features a community cast of 20. Rob Garrison reprises the role of Ebenezer Scrooge after having performed in a 2014 sold-out run.

Stage direction by Jeremy Richter. Set design by Chris Timmons. Light design by Nate Dunn. Chroeography by Faith Richter. Production coordination by Liz Richter.

Read a Weelunk story by Ebenezer Scrooge himself here: Scrooge Visits Moundsville.



Breakfast with Santa

Saturday 9am

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Head to Generations and enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, OJ, milk and coffee.
Visit with Santa and have your photo taken with him. Christmas music, Reindeer Food Station, Chinese Auction Basket Raffle, 505/50 Raffle.


St. Michael’s Outdoor Living Nativity

Saturday 5:30pm – 1am

St. Michaels parish members will present a live nativity beginning at 5:30, and running for 20 minutes. The presentation will be repeated, with guests enjoying hot chocolate and cookies in between each run. Bring the whole family out to start your Christmas week with this special event.


River City Third Annual Ugly Sweater Contest

Saturday 10pm

Join River City Restaurant and Bar and drink, be merry, and dress ugly!

Prizes For:
1st Place: $100 River City Gift Card (Ugliest Couple)
2nd Place: $50 River City Gift Card (Ugliest Sweater)
3rd Place: 2 Tickets To A Nailers Game (Ugliest Lit Up Sweater



Star Wars: The Force Awakens

All Weekend

So the author is excited about this, but the author is 40 and grew up with the original trilogy.  Seems like the reviews are very positive, young or old, go see a real movie this weekend.