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Blennerhassett Island Overnight Investigation set for Oct. 19

PARKERSBURG — Hidden Marietta will be leading an overnight investigation Oct. 19 on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. The cost is $129 per person. Ticket information is available by calling 740-538-0520. Reported sightings include: the specter of a little girl playing in the ...

Parkersburg WesBanco exhibits Eells artwork

PARKERSBURG — The Jon Eells art exhibit will be on display at WesBanco Bank, 415 Market St., Parkersburg, through the month of October. The exhibit may be viewed during regular business hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday this month. Eells has been ...

Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience coming to Lincoln Theater

NEW MARTINSVILLE — Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience will perform 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Lincoln Theater in a show sponsored by ArtsLink. A Grammy winner, Terrance Simien and his band mates have performed more than 7,000 concerts, toured millions of miles to over 45 countries ...

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Fall Classic CAIRO — The Fall Classic Car Show will be held Oct. 19 at North Bend State Park. Registration is 9 a.m.-noon with a trophy presentation at 3 p.m. A Masquerade Party prize will be awarded for the best-dressed person or vehicle. *** History program MARIETTA — Brown Baggin’ ...

Blennerhassett Island to host Mansion by Candlelight

PARKERSBURG — The annual “Blennerhassett Island by Night — The Mansion by Candlelight” program will offer visitors to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park the chance to step back in time to experience an autumn celebration as it might once have been done in the years when it ...

Annual Barlow Fair opens today

BARLOW — The fairground was oddly quiet Wednesday afternoon without the voices of children. The carnival rides were set up under fair September skies on the hill, ATVs and golf carts trundled here and there, and adults unhurriedly set up booths and exhibits while others arrived with ...

Parkersburg Pop Con to be held Saturday

PARKERSBURG — The fourth annual Parkersburg Pop Con will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday in the College Activities Center at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Sponsored by the college, the event celebrates comics, costuming (cosplay), sci-fi, gaming and movies and will feature ...

River Cities Symphony Orchestra to hold concert

MARIETTA — The River Cities Symphony Orchestra will present a Pops Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St. Tickets are $15, $20 and $25 and are available at peoplesbanktheatre.com, by phone at 740-371-5152 or at the ticket office. Artsbridge and the Marie ...

Volcano Days to be held through Sunday

VOLCANO — The 31st annual Volcano Days Antique Engine Show and Festival will be held Friday through Sunday at Mountwood Park on U.S. 50 east of Parkersburg. The festival will feature live entertainment, antique engines, lectures and tours, food concessions, a flea market and a craft ...

Sistersville Marble Festival runs through Sunday

SISTERSVILLE — The 20th annual Sistersville Marble Festival will be held Friday through Sunday in downtown Sistersville. Marble displays, food vendors, handmade marble making demonstrations by glass artists, a children’s marble tournament, a silent marble auction and a flea market will be ...

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Baked Fish and Shrimp Dinner PARKERSBURG — A baked fish and shrimp dinner will be held 6 p.m. Friday at the Knights of Columbus, 1010 Market St. The event is open to the public. Call 304-428-0331 for takeout orders. *** Yard Sale VIENNA — A benefit yard sale will be held 9 a.m. to 3 ...

Exile has safe haven on Smoot Theatre stage Friday

PARKERSBURG — Award-winning classic group Exile will perform Friday at the Smoot Theatre in downtown Parkersburg. Exile will take the stage at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available by calling 304 422-PLAY (7529) or online at www.Smoottheater.com. The show is sponsored by Red Carpet ...

Wild foods event opens at North Bend on Friday

CAIRO — Nature and food enthusiasts alike will have the opportunity to participate in North Bend State Park’s 52nd Nature Wonder Weekend starting Friday with events wrapping up Sunday morning. According to the West Virginia State Parks website, this event is “North America’s premier ...

Inaugural West Virginia Cider Fest set for this weekend

UPPER TRACT, W.Va. — Swilled Dog Hard Cider, co-owned by Parkersburg native Brooke (Litton) Glover, is hosting the first West Virginia Cider Fest on Saturday in Pendleton County. The festival in the state’s eastern mountains will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Patrons will have the opportunity to ...

Harvest Moon Festival ready to rise this weekend

PARKERSBURG — The 2019 Harvest Moon Festival will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at City Park in Parkersburg. Admission is $3 with seniors 60 and over admitted for $2 and children 10 and under admitted free. The 57th annual event will feature live ...

Belpre Heritage Day scheduled for Saturday

BELPRE — The Belpre Historical Society will hold its annual Belpre Heritage Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Belpre’s Farmers Castle Museum at 509 Ridge St. Admission is free. The Belpre Area Veterans will hold the flag raising ceremony at 11 a.m. There will be a silent auction, ...

Belleville Homecoming Festival begins Friday

BELLEVILLE — The 2019 Belleville Homecoming Festival will be Friday through Sunday at the Belleville Community Center on West Virginia 68 South. The three-day festival will feature entertainment, activities, games and attractions, including music by this year’s headliner, the country ...

Glenville State College to present ‘She Kills Monsters’

GLENVILLE — Actors in the Glenville State College theater program are preparing for their first performance of the fall semester, “She Kills Monsters” 7 p.m. Sept. 26-28 in the Presidents’ Auditorium. “She Kills Monsters” is a tale of two sisters, Tilly and Agnes, that shows the ...

Benefit to be held for Juliana Square Historic District

PARKERSBURG — A benefit for the Juliana Square Historic District will be held 6-8 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Herceg Home, 112 13th St., the second consecutive year the outdoor event has been held at the residence. Tickets are $40 and are available at www.smoottheatre.com or by calling the Smoot ...

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Reuben Dinner PARKERSBURG — A Reuben dinner will be held 6 p.m. Friday at the Parkersburg Knights of Columbus, 1010 Market St. The event is open to the public. Call in for takeout at 304-428-0331. *** Pancake and Sausage Breakfast WASHINGTON, W.Va. — The Washington Lions Club will hold ...