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Deerwalk Christmas Party DEERWALK — The Route 31 and Route 50 Organization will hold its annual Deerwalk Christmas Party from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday at the Deerwalk Community Building on Bunker Hill Road. The event is free and ope to the public. Santa Claus will arrive at 6 p.m. There will be ...

Christmas in the Village in Coolville set for Saturday

COOLVILLE — The fourth annual Christmas in the Village in Coolville that includes the community Christmas parade, outdoor tree lighting, craft show and festival will be held Saturday. The event is sponsored by Restore Coolville and all activities are free. A craft show will begin at 3 p.m. ...

Santa collection on display in Belpre

BELPRE — Hundreds of Santa dolls will be on display noon-5 p.m. Sunday in the Santa House exhibit in the Thomas Annex of the Belpre Farmers Castle Museum and Education Center, 509 Ridge St. “These are Santa Clauses from my personal collection. I’ve been collecting for about 50 years ...

Parkersburg, Vienna homes to open for holiday tours

PARKERSBURG — A pair of holiday home tours will be held in Parkersburg and Vienna during the first weekend of December. The annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea will be Saturday and Sunday in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District in Parkersburg. Five historic homes in the ...

Parkersburg, Vienna, Ripley Christmas parades this weekend

PARKERSBURG — The first weekend of December will feature holiday parades in three local communities. The cities of Vienna, Parkersburg and Ripley will hold their parades Saturday, with Vienna beginning at 11 a.m. on Grand Central Avenue, Parkersburg beginning at 2 p.m. on Market Street and ...

David Wells concert set for Dec.13

MARIETTA — Smooth jazz musician David Wells of Vienna is bringing “Smooth Jazz Christmas with David Wells & Friends” to the Adelphia music hall, 203 Second St. in Marietta, on Dec. 13. Playing the flugelhorn, Wells will be performing Christmas classics and songs from his new CD ...

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Book sale PARKERSBURG — A Books are Fun sale will be held today and Friday at Camden Clark Hospital Auditorium, 800 Garfield Ave. Sale hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. *** Smoot Hometown Christmas PARKERSBURG — The Smoot Theatre will hold its annual Hometown ...

Holly Trail tour back for 2019

PARKERSBURG — After a one year hiatus, the GFWC Parkersburg Woman’s Club will present its Holly Trail 2019 tour of homes on Dec. 8. The tour, now in its 51st year, will feature four homes in Parkersburg and Vienna. It will be 1-5 p.m. Dec. 8 and tickets are $15 from members and at ...

Holiday concert slated at Parkersburg South High School

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg South High School Instrumental Music Department will present a “Holiday Band Concert” at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 in the auditorium. The show will feature a variety of musical selections performed by the Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble. Admission is ...

Victorian Christmas tour, tea slated in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG — The annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea will be Dec.7-8 in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District in Parkersburg. Five historic homes in the district will be featured on the tour, which have been decorated for the holiday season in a variety of styles, from period to ...

Mid-Ohio Valley to hold Thanksgiving dinners

PARKERSBURG — Various organizations and churches will continue the annual Thanksgiving tradition of providing a free meal to residents. * The Parkersburg Salvation Army on Fifth Street will hold its free Thanksgiving Day Dinner beginning at 11 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. Dinner will be served ...

Holiday in the Park opens Saturday

PARKERSBURG — The annual Holiday in the Park lights display at City Park in Parkersburg will kick off with a lighting ceremony 6 p.m. Saturday at the City Park horseshoe pits where there will be holiday music, speeches by local dignitaries, recognition of past supporters and Santa Claus ...

Belpre Farmers Castle to hold Hineman book sale

BELPRE — Books collected over the lifetime of the late Rod Hineman will be offered for sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Thomas Annex of the Belpre Farmers Castle and Education Center. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the museum at 509 Ridge St. “Rod collected hundreds of ...

Smoot Theatre to present A Christmas Carol

PARKERSBURG — The annual production of “A Christmas Carol” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Smoot Theatre in Parkersburg. Tickets are $30-$40 for adults and $20 for students by calling 304-422-7529 or at smoottheatre.com. (Photo Provided)

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Meatloaf Dinner PARKERSBURG — A meat loaf 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. *** Crafts and Vendor Holiday Sale PARKERSBURG — A crafts and vendor holiday sale will be ...

Michael Nau to perform in Nelsonville

NELSONVILLE — Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville is hosting Michael Nau for a backstage performance today at 8 p.m. This show is general admission and audience members will sit on the Stuart’s stage with the performer. Ticket buyers will enter through the breezeway at the East ...

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra-Parkersburg readies performance

PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra-Parkersburg will present “Violin or Fiddle?” at 3 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium at Blennerhassett School on Jewell Road. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets and information are available by calling 304-485-4200 or ...

Rhodes to display photos at downtown Parkersburg WesBanco

PARKERSBURG — The Damon Rhodes photography exhibit will be on display through November at WesBanco Bank, 415 Market St., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Rhodes took up photography as a hobby over 30 years ago. Although he has had no formal training, he ...

Frazier, American Pops Orchestra to perform at WVU-P

PARKERSBURG — The American Pops Orchestra under the direction of Parkersburg native Maestro Luke Frazier next week will perform in local schools and at a free public concert at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The orchestra will present “An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly” in the ...

Band and Wind Ensemble to perform at Peoples Bank Theatre

MARIETTA — “Bach, to the Standards,” the fall concert of the Marietta College Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, will be held 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert, free and open to the public, will include work by the greatest wind band composers of the early to ...