BELPRE – Due to the late notice, the Belpre Historical Society will continue its Puzzle Sale 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the museum annex at 509 Ridge St. behind Belpre Furniture. More than 100 puzzles are available.
PARKERSBURG — The Camden Clark Auxiliary will hold its book sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Camden Clark Hospital auditorium. There will be many books to choose from. Contact Margie Reed at 304-424-2847 for more information.
ROARin’ Cabin Fever Party
MARIETTA — The ROARin’ Cabin Fever Party featuring The BASH, a benefit for the Riverfront Roar, will be held 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Marietta Shrine Club. The event includes a nacho bar, country store, 50/50 drawings and purse and gun raffles. For more information, call 304 483-0054 or 740 236-0052 for tickets, which are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, or $300 for a preferred seating table for eight.
Trial History Program
MARIETTA — “History on Trial: Bribery & Scandal in Marietta” will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Monday at the Washington County Courthouse. For nearly five years starting in 1906, the Tube City Railroad bribery scandal occupied the newspaper headlines in Marietta and Pittsburgh. It included over 150 indictments of politicians and businessmen, over $200,000 in bribes, “jury fixers,” fugitives from justice, and testimony from Marietta Mayor Charles Leeper and former state Senate President and Castle owner Theodore Davis. People will experience a courtroom drama based on this scandal. Witness the legal proceedings as tried by the modern day lawyers at the Washington County Courthouse. The event will be held in Court Room A on the third floor of the courthouse. The Castle Historic House Museum members pay $15 while it is $18 for non-members. Reservations are required as space is limited. For more information, call 740-373-4180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tea at The Castle
MARIETTA — A “Tea at The Castle” event is set for early March. Participants will be able to step into the life and times of Queen Victoria with an English inspired Tea event on Saturday, March 2. Guests will gather in the parlor as organizers take a look back at the newest season of the PBS hit show “Victoria.” Those gathered will discuss the possible endings in the last episode for this season and hold a lively game of Victoria trivia. The First Seating will include tea at 12 p.m., trivia at 12:45 p.m. and the presentation at 1 p.m. The Second Seating will have the presentation at 12 p.m., trivia 12:45 p.m. and the tea at 1 p.m. The Castle is located at 418 4th St. The cost is $20 per ticket. Each seating is for a maximum of 24 participants. Reservations required by 4 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, call 740-373-4180 or e-mail email@example.com
Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
WASHINGTON, W.Va. — The Washington Lions Club will have an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast at the Washington Community Building on Saturday. The breakfast will be 8-11 a.m. at the community building on DuPont Road. Proceeds will go toward the Parkersburg South High School Choir. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance from any PSHS Choir member or may be purchased at the door. For more information, contact Steve Bodge at 304-863-5242.
EASTWOOD — “God Bless the Broken Road” will be presented at Movie Night 6 p.m. Saturday at the Kanawha United Methodist Church fellowship hall across from the Eastwood Volunteer Fire Department. Free popcorn and refreshments.
PARKERSBURG — American Legion Post 15 will host a pancake breakfast from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday. Pancakes and sausage will be $5 and is open to the public.
40/8 Spaghetti Dinner
PARKERSBURG — 40/8 Spaghetti Dinner will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Post 15. It is $7 for adults, $3 for children and is open to the public.
Baked Fish/Shrimp Dinner
PARKERSBURG — The Knights of Columbus is having a Baked Fish or Shrimp Dinner Friday at 1010 Market St. Serving time starts at 6 p.m. Call in orders for takeout at 304-428-0331. Public is welcome.
Model Railroad Open House
PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club will be holding the Cabin Fever Breaker Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at NOE Office Supply. The event will be in the basement of the building at 610 Greene St. in Parkersburg. It will be free admission. Donations welcome.
VIENNA — The Parkersburg Choral Society will hold its Valentine Concert 3 p.m. Sunday at the Vienna Baptist Church. A reception with the musicians will be held after the concert.
The program will include a variety of choral works, some of which will be accompanied by a jazz combo. Throughout the concert there will also be several solo works performed by members of the Choral Society.
Selections for the concert will include familiar pieces such as “Fields of Gold” by G.M. Sumner, “Come Fly with Me” arranged by Mac Huff, “After the Love Has Gone” arranged by Steve Zegree, “Hernando’s Hideaway” from “The Pajama Game” arranged by Mark Bryer and “As Long as Your Mine” from “Wicked” by Stephen Schwartz. Other selections will include “Ask Me No More” by Ruth Morris Gray, “I Am Not Yours” by David Childs and “Come Back to Me in Dreams” by Mark Burrows.
Admission to all of the concerts by the Parkersburg Choral Society is free. Donations are accepted at the door to help support the activities of the Choral Society.
The Choral Society is supported by the donations from the audience and music lovers from the Mid-Ohio Valley.
Since 1888, the group has been performing for the Mid-Ohio Valley. Members range in age and experience, but all volunteer their time to come together and create music with one another. The Parkersburg Choral Society is under the direction of Luke Zyla and accompanied by David Nuss.
To stay updated on all the group’s events, like and follow The Parkersburg Choral Society’s Facebook page or website parkersburgchoralsociety.com/
The Choral Society is always looking for new singers and an audition can be arranged by contacting Luke Zyla at 304 422-6117.