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Peoples Bank Theatre to present holiday events

MARIETTA — The Peoples Bank Theatre will present a pair of holiday-themed events through the second half of December. Peoples Bank Theatre will present its annual Hometown Holiday celebration at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the theatre on Putnam Street in downtown Marietta. Tickets are $12. Full ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Ringers to present Christmas concert

PARKERSBURG — The Mid Ohio Valley Ringers will present their Christmas concert at 4 p.m. Dec. 15 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1710 23rd St. in Parkersburg. Admission is free but freewill offerings will be collected. The offertory will be a piano duet by Jimmy Sundquist and Jane Irvine. The ...

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., Biana Ryan to perform at The Smoot Theatre

PARKERSBURG — The Smoot Theatre in downtown Parkersburg will host another appearance by America’s Got Talent winner and West Virginia native Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. at 8 p.m. Saturday at the theatre at 213 Fifth St. Murphy will be joined by fellow AGT winner Biana Ryan. Tickets are ...

Live Nativity opens Saturday in Warren Township

Live nativities provide more context to the biblical story of Christmas. “I think you really feel it in your heart, you’re more a part of the story when you watch and interact with a live nativity rather than just reading it in scripture,” said Amy Peckens, 69, of Warren ...

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Christmas Concert ATHENS — The Local Girls will perform their annual Community Christmas Concert at the Southeast Ohio History Center on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The Local Girls, featuring Mimi Hart, Gay Dalzell and Brenda Catania, will be joined by special guest, local singer and songwriter ...

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Christmas Program PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg South High School Band will present a concert of traditional and holiday favorites at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school auditorium. The concert will feature the Jazz Ensemble, Freshman Concert Band and the Symphonic Band. Admission is ...

Belpre home tour to be held

BELPRE — The GFWC Belpre Woman’s Club Home Tour will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday and will feature four homes, a business and the Farmer’s Castle Museum and Educational Center. Signs will mark the stops and are all within a 3-mile area. Refreshments will be served at the Belpre Farmer’s Castle ...

Smoot to hold Christmas Concert

PARKERSBURG — The Smoot Theatre Youth Vocal Ensembles will present a Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Parkersburg. The concert is a free performance, with donations gratefully accepted. Trinity Episcopal Church is located at 430 Juliana Street in ...

Schultheis exhibit to be featured

PARKERSBURG — The Rita V. Schultheis art exhibit is on display through the month of December at WesBanco, 415 Market St., Parkersburg. It can be viewed during regular business of Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Schultheis is an animal lover ...

Murphy, Ryan to perform at Smoot

PARKERSBURG — America’s Got Talent winner and West Virginia native Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will return to Parkersburg for another performance at the Smoot Theatre, this time joined by fellow AGT winner Biana Ryan. The concert featuring Murphy (Season Six winner) and Ryan (Season One ...

King’s Brass to perform at Fellowship Baptist Church

VIENNA — Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass will be appearing in concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 3300 Rosemar Road in Vienna. Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass presents hymn classics with a contemporary flair. The King’s Brass features three trumpets, three ...

Dancers to perform for holidays in Parkersburg, Marietta

PARKERSBURG — A number of holiday dance performances will be featured during December in Parkersburg and Marietta. * The Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet Company will present “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 and Dec. 8 at the Blennerhassett School Auditorium. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 ...

Paranorm MOV set for Saturday at Dils Center

PARKERSBURG — On their Destination America show “Mountain Monsters,” members of the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings are shown venturing into the woods in search of Bigfoot, Sheepsquatch and other cryptozoological creatures. On Saturday, residents of the Mid-Ohio ...

Parkersburg holiday concert set for Dec. 9

PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra is presenting a new spin on its classic holiday concert with Sounds of the Season on Dec. 8 and 9. Guest Conductor Michelle Merrill returns to West Virginia to lead the orchestra and choruses through a variety of classic and new holiday ...

Downtown Marietta lofts open doors for Christmas tours

MARIETTA — As people stroll down Front Street, their eyes may be naturally drawn to the festive holiday decorations and potential Christmas gifts for friends and loved ones. It’s forgivable if they don’t look up to notice that many of the buildings and shops downtown have a second ...

Oratorio Chorus to present Handel’s Messiah in Marietta

MARIETTA — The Hallelujah Chorus is known to nearly everyone in the western world, but it’s only a few moments of that powerhouse among oratorios, Messiah by George Frideric Handel. The full effect of the 90-minute composition, presented by Marietta College and voices from around the ...

Harlem Globetrotters to hold court in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG — When the Original Harlem Globetrotters take the court at the Parkersburg High School Memorial Fieldhouse on Jan. 14, a young child might be inspired to start building up his or her own basketball talent. One day, that same child’s skills might reach a level that would allow ...

Parkersburg, Vienna to hold Christmas parades

PARKERSBURG — Two holiday parades and a downtown celebration will be Saturday in Vienna and Parkersburg. Santa Claus is expected to participate in both holiday parades, according to organizers. Downtown PKB is holding its Winterfest program on Saturday evening in downtown ...

Julia-Ann Square Historic District to host Victorian Tour

PARKERSBURG — The Julia-Ann Square Historic District will be holding a series of programs to celebrate the holiday season. “Tour, Tea and Treasures, a Victorian Tour of Homes and Antique Show” will be today through Sunday featuring a mixture of home tours, antique shows and other ...

Easter Seals tree auction to be held on Dec. 6 at Blennerhassett Hotel

PARKERSBURG — The 32nd annual Easter Seals Festival of Trees is underway at the Blennerhassett Hotel in downtown Parkersburg. The event features 43 Christmas trees, wreaths and mantel pieces which have been created and decorated by local individuals, businesses and organizations which ...