Paint and Sip, Sculpt and Gulp….how about drinking and spring cleaning? This year’s Clean Crawl will be in Centre Market as teams will complete various tasks including painting curbs, planting flowers, picking up litter, and laying mulch, to name a few. After all the hard work, you can mix and mingle with fellow Clean Crawlers at the surrounding businesses.
Norman Krieger, one of the most acclaimed pianists of his generation, brings the expressive drama and lyricism of Rachmaninoff’s show-stopping Piano Concerto No.3. Grammy award-winning, composer Arvo Pärt’s La Sindone opens this powerful concert with Bartok’s most popular orchestral work Concerto for Orchestra showcasing each section of the orchestra.
The inaugural Wheeling Touch-A-Truck is a unique and interactive event that allows children to see, touch, and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery, as well as to meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build our community. Vehicles on display will include a police car, fire trucks, an ambulance, a tractor trailer, utility trucks, military vehicles, and more. The event will be held at The Highlands Cabela’s parking area. Admission includes face painting and activities for families provided by the Children’s Museum of Wheeling. This is a wonderful family event for kids of all ages.
“Rock the Runway in Wheeling,” formerly “Fashion Rocks in Wheeling” hosted by Bob Bailey, and “As You Like It, LLC” is rocking a new name and a new benefactor this year as the YWCA Wheeling will receive the proceeds from the event. The runway show will still be held at the Wheeling Park and is definitely the area’s premiere themed fashion show and party.
This year’s show will be a Jungle theme. Boasting over 500 attendees, it is a fun evening that recognizes the fashion in the Valley and the mutually beneficial relationship between the local retail stores and the surrounding community. The evening includes heavy hors d’ oeuvres, an open bar, music, and a runway show. Each year, there are 50 models, both female and male, from all walks of life and of varying ages, who rock the runway.