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Fish/Shrimp Dinner

PARKERSBURG — The Knights of Columbus will hold a baked fish/shrimp dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at 1010 Market St. The event is open to the public. Take-out orders are available by calling 304-428-0331.


Model Trains Open House

PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club will host its annual Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the club facility in the rear basement of NOE Office Equipment at 610 Green St. Trains will be running in HO, O, S, N and G scales. A train set will be raffled. Parking and admission are free with donations accepted to help offset the cost of running the trains. Another open house will be Dec. 8.


Craft Fair

RIPLEY — A craft fair will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Grace Community Church on Cemetery Road. There will be concessions, a silent auction, Christmas items and other items.


Community Breakfast

NEW MATAMORAS — Matamoras Free and Accepted Masons 374 will hold a community breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday at 301 Main St. The suggested donation is $5. Carry out is available.


Ham Loaf and Cookie Sale

BELPRE — St. Mark’s United Methodist Women will hold their annual Lucy’s Ham Loaf, Cookie and Candy Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the church fellowship hall at Maple and Third streets. A one-pound ham loaf is $10, cookies are $5 a pound and candy is $6 a pound. New children’s books also are available.


Barlow Christmas In the Village

BARLOW — The 13th annual Barlow Area Christmas in the Village will be Saturday in the Barlow area of Washington County. Local businesses and organizations will be participating in the activities. The Barlow stops will include craft shows at Warren Middle School, the Barlow Library, the Barlow Volunteer Fire Department, the Barlow Fairgrounds dining hall, Lighthouse Baptist Church, Barlow Presbyterian Church, Wesley Township Volunteer Fire Department in Bartlett and St. Ambrose Church in Porterfield.


Ballet performance

NEW MARTINSVILLE — The Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet Company will perform “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Monday at the Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville in a performance presented by ArtsLink and sponsored by Marble King. Tickets will be available at the door. For ArtsLink members, tickets are $10 for individuals and $15 for families; for non-members, $15 for individuals and $25 for families. Student admission is $5


Book sale

PARKERSBURG — The Camden Clark Auxiliary books and gift sale will be Dec. 6-7 at the Camden Clark Medical Center Auditorium, 800 Garfield Ave. Sale hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7. Numerous books and gifts are available.