Mid-Ohio Valley cities to observe Small Business Saturday

PARKERSBURG — Small Business Saturday will be observed today in Parkersburg and Belpre.

In Parkersburg, Downtown PKB, also known as Main Street PKB, is promoting Small Business Saturday. The Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority has made free parking available in the parking garage.

Participants today are:

* Select Office Services from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

* Parkersburg Art Center Artists Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free admission.

* Point Park Marketplace, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., including Hot Dog Willy, Toscano in Appalachia, Maka Mia Pizza and Rustic House.

* The Dils Center Small Business Saturday Expo, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors include Unity Cafe, Hot Dog Willy, Truaura Beauty, Moore Tupperware, Crows Creek Customs, LuLa Roe, Deb Lorentz Photography, Studio 6 Yoga, Todd Stubbe Dream Foundation, Actors Guild of Parkersburg, Premier Jewelry, Lilla Rose, Color Street, Simply Metaphysical, Lipsense, Thirty-One, among others.

* 3rd Street Deli, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

* Market Street Yarn & Crafts, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

* Unity Cafe, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

* Corner Cafe, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

* The Blennerhassett Hotel.

* DiCarlo’s Pizza, noon-5 p.m.

* Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

More than 40 businesses in Belpre are participating during regular business hours in Small Business Saturday, Executive Director Karen Waller of the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce said.

Participating are Belpre Historical Society and Museum, Neff’s Country Loft, Bob’s Market, Belaire’s Bistro, Unicorn Wine Guild, Fruth Pharmacy, Back to Basics Log Cabin, Wendy’s of Belpre, Giovanni’s Pizza, Smitty’s Pizza, Peddler’s Junction, Sew Happy Quilting Traditions, Givens Trading Post, Comic Sense Comic Book Shop, Village Cakery, Play It Again Sports, White Oak Pharmacy, Palmer Square Market, Hendershot Motorsports, Subway of Belpre, Main and Farson Car Washes, Frostee Shop, Deb Lorentz Photography, Belpre Furniture, Zynergy Massage, Napoli’s of Belpre, Point Park Marketplace, Hickory Grove Market, Kroger of Belpre, Belpre Aquarium, Utah Dave’s Golf Shoppe, White Oak Pharmacy, Unity Cafe and Crepary, Palmer Square Market, Circa@The Elms, Boxer’s Bed and Biscuits, BB’s Hair Salon, Jagger Rose Floral, Pioneer Cleaners and Old Towne Emporium Flea Market.