Weelunk Weekender

Weelunk Nation, are you ready to DO SOMETHING?  How cool is Springtime in Wheeling?

Here are some recommendations to enjoy the season this weekend.


First Fridays Wheeling

Friday 4:30 -10:30

No excuses Weelunkers, here’s the weather for Friday evening:

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Some highlights for May 1 events: Bill Hogan’s “Various Sketches of Famous and Not-So-Famous People”



and Wheeling Dog Park’s “Dog Walk”




Towngate Theatre Presents “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

Head to Centre Market, have a drink, have dinner, and then head to a show.  You now have choices, Wheeling.


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Kentucky Derby Party

Saturday 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.

Cross the Ohio to Wheeling Island Casino Saturday, have a mint julep, and place a bet on the #2 horse “Carpe Diem“… AKA “Do Something.”

Mint Julep made with Evan Williams bourbon PHOTO CREDIT: Andrew Scrivani for The Wall Street Journal


Cameroon Football Development Steak Fry

Saturday 6 p.m. –11 p.m.

Where else in Wheeling can you support youth football (soccer) programs in Africa, in Oglebay Park with food from the Alpha?  Go to Levenson Shelter Saturday and support one of Wheeling’s own who is making a global difference and have super fun at the same time.

Find out more about Justin Forzano here: Wheeling’s own Cameroon Connection


Wheeling Park High School’s Park Players present “Footloose.

Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.

WPHS may someday be considered the “Broadway on the Hill” for high school musicals; this is a can’t miss.