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Out & About

September 4, 2012
dsp Compiled by LINDA COMINS - Life Editor , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Sept. 5, Sept. 12, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26 - Bagging It at Bellaire series, Bellaire Public Library, noon, free.

Sept. 5-9 - Belmont County Fair, Roscoe Road, St. Clairsville.

Sept. 5-Oct. 21 - Exhibition, "Toys from Wheeling Childhood," at Oglebay Institute's Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 5-28 - Art exhibition, "Family Ties," at Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 5-30 - Exhibition, plein air paintings by Debra Joyce Dawson, at Nutting Art Gallery, Hall of Fine Arts, West Liberty University, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, free; opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 5, free.

Sept. 6, Sept. 11, Sept. 18 and Sept. 25 - Lunch With Books, Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

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Sept. 5-Oct. 21 - Exhibition, "Toys from Wheeling Childhood," at Oglebay Institute's Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 22-Dec. 31 - Exhibit, "Disney," at Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, 144 Kruger St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Sept. 8-9 - Elizabethtown Festival, former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville.

Sept. 13-15 - Wheeling Sternwheeler Festival, Heritage Port.

Sept. 14-16 - Hancock County Oldtime Fair, Tomlinson Run State Park, New Manchester.

Sept. 7-9 - Brooke County Fair, Brooke Hills Park, Wellsburg.

Sept. 7-9 - Ohio Valley Hunting Expo, WesBanco Arena, 2 14th St., Wheeling, 4-9 p.m. Sept. 7; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 8; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 9.

Sept. 7 - First Friday music by Cabin Fever String Band and activities, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6 p.m., free; StarWatch, 8 p.m., free.

Sept. 7 - Board Benefit, Oglebay Institute's Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Sept. 7 - Gallery Hop and portrait painting by Yan Sun, Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 5-8 p.m., free.

Sept. 7-9 - Film, "To Rome With Love," rated R, at Oglebay Institute's Towngate Cinema, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sept. 7; 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sept. 8; 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sept. 9.

Sept. 7-30 - Artwork by Yan Sun and Hong Yin, Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, free.

Sept. 8-9 - Elizabethtown Festival, former West Virginia Penitentiary, 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville.

Sept. 8 - Wheeling Jamboree, Strand Theatre, 811 Fifth St., Moundsville, 6-8 p.m.

Sept. 8 - Jazz at the Stifel presents Joe Negri Trio, Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Sept. 9 - Panhandle Pumpers fire muster, Heritage Port, Wheeling.

Sept. 10 - "A Visit From Charles Dickens," Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., Moundsville, 6 p.m., free.

Sept. 11 - Hancock County Senior Services picnic, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sept. 11, Sept. 18 and Sept. 25 - People's University, Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 13-15 - Wheeling Sternwheeler Festival, Heritage Port.

Sept. 13-15 - West Virginia Oil and Gas Festival, City Park, Sistersville.

Sept. 13-Oct. 26 - Art exhibition, "Growing Up in Black and White," at Wheeling Artisan Center, Loft Gallery, 1400 Main St., free; opening reception, 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 13, free.

Sept. 14 - Holiday style show-luncheon, Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Oglebay Park, 11 a.m.

Sept. 14-16 - Shadyside centennial celebration.

Sept. 14-16 - Hancock County Oldtime Fair, Tomlinson Run State Park, New Manchester.

Sept. 14 - The Appraisal Guys' Price Is Right, Oglebay Institute's Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 15 - Toast of the Vineyard, to benefit Harmony House, at Stratford Springs, West Wing, Wheeling, 7-10 p.m.

Sept. 15 - Olga Watkins Band, Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Sept. 15 - Oglebay Institute's appraisal event, Cabela's, The Highlands, Triadelphia, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sept. 15 - Lecture, "Walking Pleasant Valley," and tour of Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 11 a.m., free.

Sept. 15 - Festival of Colors, Palace of Gold, New Vrindaban, McCready Ridge Road, Limestone, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sept. 17 - Constitution Day celebration at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, with Patrick Henry portrayal, 11 a.m.; keynote address by Dr. Michael Les Benedict, noon, and public reading and signing of Constitution by community leaders, 1 p.m., free.

Sept. 17 - Making Sense of the American Civil War book discussion, Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

Sept. 18 - Presentation, "Holliday's Cove in 1912," at Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, 3149 Main St., 6 p.m.

Sept. 18 - Elton John concert, WesBanco Arena, 2 14th St., Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Sept. 20 - Senior luau dinner-dance, White Palace ballroom, Wheeling Park, dinner, 6 p.m.; dance, 7-10 p.m.

Sept. 20 - Panel discussion of capital punishment, National Technology Transfer Center auditorium, Wheeling Jesuit University, 7 p.m.

Sept. 20-30 - Art exhibit, "A Show of Hands," at Renner Art Gallery, Bethany College, free.

Sept. 21-23 and Sept. 28-29 - Drama, "Of Mice and Men," at Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 8 p.m. Sept. 21-22; 3 p.m. Sept. 23; 8 p.m. Sept. 28-29.

Sept. 22-Dec. 31 - Exhibit, "Disney," at Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, 144 Kruger St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Sept. 22 - West Liberty's 225th anniversary celebration.

Sept. 22 - National Pike Pickers, Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 8 p.m.

Sept. 25 - United Way reverse-raffle dinner, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack.

Sept. 27-30 - Barnesville Pumpkin Festival.

Sept. 28-30 - Paint Oglebay plein air, Oglebay Park, all day; reception, exhibit and sale at Schrader Center, 5 p.m. Sept. 29 and 2 p.m. Sept. 30.

Sept. 28-30 - Wheeling Rocks show, at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 2111 Market St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 28-29 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 30, free.

Sept. 29 - Heart Walk, Heritage Port, Wheeling.

Sept. 29-30 - New Cumberland Riverfest.

Sept. 29 - The Temptations show, The Harv, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort, Chester, 8 p.m.

Sept. 30 - Bluegrass Barbecue, to benefit Wheeling Symphony Youth Orchestra, at Hess Shelter, Oglebay Park, 3-6 p.m.

Compiled by Linda Comins

 
 

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