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Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade set for April 4

PARKERSBURG — The 11th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade will be held 2 p.m. April 4 along Market Street. The parade is open to churches, groups, organizations, businesses, schools, bands, antique cars, fire departments, horses and dogs. The theme of the parade this year is “Old ...

Parkersburg Art Center to open new exhibits

PARKERSBURG — Two new exhibits will open Friday at the Parkersburg Art Center in downtown Parkersburg. Artbeat Studio and Passion Works Studio will present “Shared Vision: The Passion of the Human Spirit” showcasing work made by two studios serving artists with developmental ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Players to present ‘And Then There Were None’

MARIETTA — Murder is the game of the evening when the Mid-Ohio Valley Players presents Agatha Christie’s classic “And Then There Were None” this Friday for a two-weekend run at the theater at 229 Putnam St. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 19-21 with a 3 p.m. matinee ...

Bill Anderson to perform at the Smoot Theatre

PARKERSBURG — Country legend Bill Anderson will be performing April 3 at the Smoot Theatre in downtown Parkersburg. The show will start at 8 p.m. For more information visit billanderson.com or smoottheatre.com. Tickets are $40 and are available by calling 304-422-PLAY (7529). Known as ...

Smoot Spring Sing set for Saturday

PARKERSBURG — The Smoot Theatre will hold its annual Smoot Spring Sing at 4 p.m. Saturday at the theater in downtown Parkersburg. The free event is sponsored by The Smoot Theatre Children’s Chorus and is for area young singers who have received invitations from their music teachers or ...

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Fish Fries PARKERSBURG — Several Lenten fish fries are scheduled in the area. In Parkersburg, the Parkersburg Knights of Columbus will hold a fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday at 1010 Market St. The event is open to the public. Takeout orders can be called in to 304-428-0331. In Little Hocking, the ...

River City Blues Festival to be March 20-21

MARIETTA — The 29th annual River City Blues Festival will be held March 20-21 at the Lafayette Hotel. The annual weekend of music is sponsored by the Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society of Marietta. For reservations and information, contact Peggy Bolen at 740-376-0222 evenings and ...

Landau Murphy tickets go on sale today

PARKERSBURG — The Arc of the Mid Ohio Valley is holding a 65th Anniversary “Concert Extravaganza” featuring Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., jazz singer and 2011 America’s Got Talent winner, on April 10 in the Parkersburg High School Auditorium. Opening act is Stand Up for Downs, which ...

Classic Plastics Toy and Comic Expo to draw crowds this weekend

PARKERSBURG — Toys, comics, video games, movies and television shows — and the people who love them — will take over the Parkersburg Art Center this weekend for the Classic Plastics Toy and Comic Expo. The seventh annual expo organized by Classics Plastics will be held 10 a.m. to 6 ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show set for March 15

PARKERSBURG — The 16th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show will be held Saturday through March 15 at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History at Second and Juliana streets. This year’s theme is “Basket Case.” The quilt show will feature hand- and machine-pieced quilts and ...

Tiffany Roberts photos on display at WesBanco

PARKERSBURG — The Tiffany Roberts photo collection may be viewed at WesBanco Bank, 415 Market St., Parkersburg, through the month of March. The lobby is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Roberts is the owner and photographer of Dapper Dachshund ...

Stuart’s Opera House readies performances

NELSONVILLE — Two big shows are planned Friday and Saturday at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville. Jonathan Richman with Tommy Larkins & Bonnie “Prince” Billy with Emmett Kelly will perform 8 p.m. Friday and Elvis tribute artist Dwight Icenhower will perform 7 p.m. ...

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Fish fries PARKERSBURG — The Knights of Columbus, 1010 Market St., will hold a fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday. Call 304-428-0331 for takeout orders. In Little Hocking, the St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday at St. Ambrose Church on School House Road. Cost is $9. ...

Parkersburg Art Center plans March events

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center has several events planned in March. The weekly Arty Parties started in January but continue each Saturday through March 21. In the month of March, each weekly event has something extra special. On Saturday, the Arty Party will have a superhero ...

Actors Guild of Parkersburg ready to show ‘Sense and Sensibility’

PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg’s production of Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility” will open 8 p.m. Friday at the theater at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The venue change is due to the renovation of the Guild Playhouse in Parkersburg. The play also ...

Campus Martius sets Revolutionary War presentation

MARIETTA — Local residents interested in the American Revolutionary War will have a chance this weekend to learn more about the subject at the Campus Martius Museum. The Brigade of the American Revolution will hold a School of Instruction from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ...

Trailblazer Awards Gala to be held today

CHARLESTON — The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs will hold its second annual Trailblazer Awards Gala 6:30 p.m. today at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in Charleston. The ceremony honors people who make a significant impact in communities. Winners will be ...

Warren High School to stage ‘Little Women’

VINCENT — “Little Women” will be presented by the Warren High School Drama Class at 6 p.m. March 6 and 7 in the school auditorium. Tickets are $10 from any drama class member or from the high school office. Tickets are $12 at the door. For more information, 740-678-2393 ext. 0. The ...

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Fish Fries PARKERSBURG — The Knights of Columbus in Parkersburg will hold a fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday at 1010 Market St. The event is open to the public. Call 304-428-0331 for takeout orders. In Little Hocking, the St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will hold fish fry 5-7 p.m. Fridays ...

Campus Martius offers programs

MARIETTA — Several history-focused programs will be featured in the next few weeks at Campus Martius Museum in Marietta. On Saturday, the Brigade of the American Revolution School of Instruction will be held at Campus Martius. The cost is regular museum admission. The Brigade of the ...