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Odney Ordon Milliner & Mask Maker
Stifel Fine arts Center and School of Dance, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003; Discover the world of theatrical milliner Rodney Gordon; An exquisite collection of hats, headdresses, masks, jewelry and armor straight from the stages of Broadway will be on display; The Stifel Fine Arts Center is open 9am-5pm Monday through Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday.
Weirton Senior Center Concert
Greater Weirton Senior Center, 3425 Main Street, Weirton, WV; Doors open at 5 pm; Band plays from 7-10 pm; Enjoy music from the 50's & 60's with the band Light Touch; Donation - $5; All proceeds benefit the senior center;
Acoustic Soft Rock "Bridges" at Towngate
Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003; Live Music in Wheeling: Bridges at Towngate, 8 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017, $10/$8.50 OI members; Purchase tickets online or call 304-242-7700. Longtime local favorites Kim Butler, Doug Pettit and Dave Pettit along with a host of musical guests entertain audiences with classic rock sounds from artists such as the Beatles, the Eagles, Van Morrison, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, the Zac Brown Band and more. Music fans from throughout the Upper Ohio Valley look forward to this annual performance. Towngate proudly supports live music in Wheeling. Some of the region’s most versatile and entertaining musicians perform on the Towngate stage on select weekends throughout the year
Memorial Day Bash
7826 Twp. Rd. 263, Bergholz, OH; 12 pm; Sponsored by Just Be Clause, a non-profit organization; Corn hole, pool, darts, foosball & horseshoes; Admission - $10; Food will be provided; Bring your own drinks; All proceeds goes toward helping with toys & food form families for the holidays;
Texture Contemporary Ballet
Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003; 8 pm; $15 per person; Purchase tickets by calling 304-242-7700; Enjoy a captivating performance by the Pittsburgh-based Texture Ballet Company; Oglebay Institute is proud to host this amazing performance; Texture presents authentic and dynamic movement based in classical ballet; Performances are both unique and inviting;
Indoor Rummage & Bake Sale
Greater Weirton Senior Center, 3425 Main Street, Weirton, WV; 8 am - 2 pm; There will be everything from clothes to furniture;
Wednesday, 5/31 - Friday, 6/2/17
Youth Football Camp
Martins Ferry, OH; 9 -11:30 am; Grades 1-7; $50 per child; $30 each additional sibling; Camp t-shirt & daily lunch; Additional Rider Football t-shirts available for $15;
Tuesday, 5/30/17 and Wednesday 5/31/17
Parcel Players Auditions at Towngate Theater
Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003; 7 pm; Parcel Players, Oglebay Institute’s summer theater program for students ages 13 through college, will present two plays again this summer. Students interested in participating can attend open call/auditions at 7 p.m. May 30 & 31 at Towngate Theatre. Those seeking roles can attend either of these dates. Parents are welcome to attend. Begun more than 35 years ago, this annual summer theater program offers young people interested in theater a chance to act, direct, design sets, work with costumes, lighting and more. 2017 Parcel Players productions include: “Treasure Island,” by Ken Ludwig. Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, “Treasure Island” is a stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas. It calls for a cast of up to 22 males and/or females. Daniel Loh directs, and the show is in production July 12-15. “Godspell,” the immensely popular rock opera by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak calls for a cast of 5 males and 5 females. Tim Thompson directs. Walt Warren is music director and Cheryl Pompeo is choreographer. “Godspell” is in production August 2-5. All those interested in exploring theater and participating in the Parcel Players’ productions are invited to participate. For more information, please call 304-233-0820.
First Friday Art Opening, Short Films and Improv at Towngate
Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003; View the latest exhibit at “The Gallery at Towngate” featuring the work of award winning photographer Mark Campbell; Since 1989 Campbell has owned and operated Prestige Photography & Video in Wheeling, West Virginia; Doors open at 5:30 p.m; Wine, craft beer & light food will be available; Meet our staff and explore our theater; Learn more about the many arts and entertainment events that take place year-round at Towngate; At 8 p.m., Towngate’s improv troupe “The Left of Centre Players” take the stage;
All You Can Eat Breakfast
Paden City Fire Hall, Paden City, WV; 8 am - 12 pm; Adults - $7; Children under 10 - $3;
Saturday, 6/3/17 and Sunday, 6/4/17
Towngate Theater Presents Vincent Van Gogh, a New Way of Seeing
Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003; Experience the wonder of Vincent van Gogh by seeing his masterpieces on the big screen; 2 & 4 pm; This film also marks a major re-hanging of the gallery’s collection and celebrates the 125th anniversary of Van Gogh’s death; Runtime is 90 minutes; Tickets can be purchased at the door and are just $7 per person;
Annual Dance Recital
John Marshall High School, 1300 Wheeling Ave, Glen Dale, WV 26038; Doors open at 4:30 pm; Show begins at 5:30 pm; Oglebay Institute’s School of Dance presents its annual dance recital, “Let’s Go to the Movies; We’ll also celebrate our outgoing 2017 senior dancers. Tickets are $18 per person and can be purchased at the Stifel Fine Arts Center or at the door;
Feeding Frenzy at the Schrader Center
Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV; 2-3 pm; Lend a hand as we feed our scaled, feathered and furry friends at the Schrader Center in Oglebay; Tuesdays, June 6 through August 22; All ages welcome; Children must be accompanied by an adult; $5 per person; Free for OI members or those with activity wristbands;
Tuesday, 6/7/17-Sunday, 8/20/17
Nature Quest at Schrader Center
Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV; Families can enjoy a self-guided nature quest (tour) along the habitat discovery trial outside the Schrader Center in Oglebay Park between 10am-4pm Tuesday through Sunday, June-August. Being at the Schrader Center where you will receive a packet, guiding you to special stations and items along the trail. Complete your journey to claim a small token for your achievement. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear appropriate shoes. No flip-flops or strollers. $5 per family. Free to OI members or those with activity wristbands.
Wednesday, 6/7/17-Sunday, 8/20/17
Paint your own Pottery at the Scrader Center
Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV; Summer pottery painting at the Schrader Center in Oglebay is a fun craft for families and children of all ages. Choose from several animal shapes and ceramic pieces to paint or glaze. $5-$20 depending on piece chosen. Pieces must be left overnight to be fired and can be picked up the following day. Available 10am -3:30pm Wednesday through Saturday and noon – 3:30pm Sunday June 7-August 20.
Brooke Hills Park, Wellsburg, WV; Tickets are $20 or 2 for $50; Proceeds benefit The Family Connections, Inc. residential home, Brooke Place; Come out & join us for a great time;
Usher Board Prayer Breakfast
Shiloh Apostolic Faith Church, 3000 Weir Ave., Weirton, WV; 9:30 am; Featured Speaker - Sister Rebecca "Tish" Turner; Pastor DW Cummings; PreSale Tickets - Adults - $10, 10 & under - $5; Ticket prices at the door - Adults - $12, 10 & under - $7; Menu: Chicken & Waffles, bacon & sausage, eggs & grits, fruit, bread, coffee, tea, juice;
Saturday, 6/10 & Sunday, 6/11/17
Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 2216 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV; 8 am - 2:30 pm; 1/2 price & bag or box sale on Sunday from 8 am - 1 pm; Sponsored by the Cedar Club, a non-profit organization; Proceeds benefit the Church;
C.A. House Music Family Fun Day
Wheeling Heritage Port, Wheeling, WV; 1-7:30 pm; Fun-filled day of activities, entertainment, food & more; FREE ADMISSION; All proceeds benefit the C.A. House Music Scholarship; Inflatables by Kurt James Fun & Games - 1-5 pm; Balloon animals & face painting - 1-5 pm; Craft table with Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley; Instrument "petting zoo;" informational booths from local & children's & non-profit organizations; Drum competition - 1-2:30 pm - winner gets a Yamaha Gigmaker; Magician - 3-4 pm; R.J. GaudioTroubadour - 4:15-5 pm; Roger Hoard & Dan Jones - 5:15-6 pm; C.A. House Music Band - 6:15-7:30 pm;
VFW Post 232, 412 Liberty Street, Amsterdam, OH; 9-10 am; All veterans and family welcome to attend; Coffee & doughnuts provided;
Founding Fathers Cross-Country 5K
Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, WV; Sponsored by Crittenton Services; Participants will receive a dri-fit t-shirt & a light lunch following the race; General registration - 4/1-5/31 - $30; Late registration - 6/1-6/24 - $35; For more information contact Jessica Smith at 304-242-7060 - ext. 164
Friday, 7/7 & Sat. 7/8/17
Wild & Wonderful Lock 13 Riverfest
Riverview Park, McMechen, WV; Live music, food trucks, craft vendors, games, inflatables, kayak race & cornhole tournament; FREE admission;
Friendship Park, Smithfield, OH; 2-4 pm; All veterans & families welcome; Special honor to all Vietnam Veterans attending; RSVP - 740-317-8646 or email@example.com;
****The Jefferson County Humane Society located in the Jefferson County Animal Shelter at 200 Airpark Drive in Wintersville offers low cost spay or neuter for your pets every week. Cat Neuter is $60 and Cat Spay is $75 which includes the rabies vaccination. Dogs cost is by weight. Please call 740-314-5583 for pricing & more information; We also have a Wellness Vet Clinic open to the public every Wednesday evening from 5PM to 8PM. Vet Exam, Rabies and other Vaccines, Microchips, Nail Trimming, Flea Treatment all at low cost. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome for the Wednesday Wellness Clinic !! A Healthy Pet is a Happy Pet. Please call 740-314-5583 for more info or to make an appointment.****