Weelunk Weekender

Although some of you are reading us from vacation spots like Myrtle, Ocean City, or Blackwater Falls, those of you in town this weekend will have plenty to do…..something.


First Fridays Wheeling

Friday 4:30 – 10:30

Summer brings out the best in Downtown Wheeling nightlife.  First Fridays in the summer is a can’t miss event.



The Blue Church First Friday Concert Series

Friday 8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Read more about this exciting East Wheeling show here.

Jacob Thomas Jr.


Wheeling Farmers’ Market

Saturday 8 a.m. – Noon

Local and fresh produce, crafts, and music are on display every Saturday morning at St. Michael’s parking lot.



The Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-Off

Saturday Noon – 6 p.m.

Head to the Heritage Port to taste and sample chili and salsas while raising money for the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley.  

Derrick McKee – we are expecting a full review of this great event.  



Circus Saints & Sinners Party in the Park

Saturday 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

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Join the Circus Saints & Sinners Club for the annual Party in the Park to benefit the Augusta Levy Learning Center and rock out to the fabulous sounds of Hit Play!

Hit Play


American Legion Post 1 Steak Fry

Saturday 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

We know Steve Novotney must be working on a story about the quintessential Wheeling fundraiser — The Steak Fry.  Head to the Italian American Club and bring your own “fixins” as you listen to the sweet tunes of Higher Ground.

Higher Ground


Musician Appreciation Jam Night

Sunday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Message from the hosts:

“We will provide free draft beer to all of the musicians as a way of thanking you for everything you do for DOMS. This is while the beer lasts! There will be snacks and food! If anyone can bring covered dishes, it would be appreciated.”



Sunday 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

After a busy weekend it will be time for some serious relaxation.  Head to Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Center and join Dr. Rebecca Fahey, MD, PhD (c), MBA for an introduction to different modalities and techniques of meditation to find a style that most resonates with you. Thought-free consciousness is the goal.