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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 ...