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Date Range Requested: 7/31/2015 - 8/30/2015.

Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Broadway Musical

Dates: 7/31/2015 - 8/01/2015

Location Actors Guild Playhouse
724 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-8209

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Tom and Huck are in a heap o'trouble. A murder is on their trail, so they pretend to be dead. But in the darkness of a cave, will they really meet their ends?

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Blennerhassett Breakfast Cruise

Dates: 8/01/2015 - 8/01/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Boarding begins at Point Park at 8:30am for a river cruise to the island for breakfast. Enjoy the peacefulness of the island , visit the mansion, or you can hike and observe the island 's natural habitat. 8:30– 10:30am. Reservations are required. Cruise price: $22 adult; $18 youth (3-12)  Bacon, Sausage Gravy, Home Fries, Biscuit, Scrambled Eggs, Pan Cakes, Beverage. Breakfast will be served on the island at the picnic shelter. Tickets are sold at the Blennerhassett Museum which is located at 137 Juliana Street in downtown Parkersburg, WV.

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Blennerhassett Island Nature Walks - What's That Strange Thing

Dates: 8/01/2015 - 8/01/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Make a Bird Nest" – Nature Hunt Come to the island! Get outside and explore the island. Learn how birds build their nests. We'll weave a nest of our own using natural materials. Learn more about birds in the Ohio River area. Listen and watch for feathered friends. Activity begins at 2:00pm and concludes around 3:15pm. There is no fee to participate in "What's That Strange Thing".  Please ride the 1:00 boat to the island to make sure you get to this great nature walk. Boat tickets are sold at the Blennerhassett Museum which is located at 137 Juliana Street in downtown Parkersburg, WV.

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Sponsored By: Ohio River Museum

Inland Waterways Festival

Dates: 8/01/2015 - 8/02/2015

Location Ohio River Museum
601 Front St
Marietta, OH
740 373-3717

http://campusmartiusmuseum.org/river.html

The Inland Waterways Festival is a free, educational event with performers, storytellers, music, local food, hands-on activities, model boat races, whistle blows, steam launch rides, AEP Towboat tours, wildlife displays featuring raptors, owls, & a 2,200 gallon freshwater aquarium.

Admission Free

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Wesbanco Downtown Art Exhibit - Karen Chamblin

Dates: 8/01/2015 - 8/31/2015

Location Wesbanco
415 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304-480-2500

http://www.wesbanco.com

Oils Exhibit

Admission Free

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Mound Cemetery Tour

Dates: 8/01/2015 - 8/01/2015

Location The Castle
418 Fourth St
Marietta, OH
740-373-4180

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Join us each SATURDAY morning to take a unique tour of one of our nation's most unique and historic cemeteries.  Hear the stories of the Adena Conus mound (constructed circa 800 BC to 100 AD), the founders of the Northwest Territory & Marietta, as well as Revolutionary and Civil War heroes.  This tour begins at The Regular tours are available ONLY on the first & third Saturdays of June, July and August.  Group tours are also available. 

Hours:
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Admission $5.00 per person

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Valley Gem Narrated Sightseeing

Dates: 8/01/2015 - 8/06/2015

Location Valley Gem Sternwheeler
601 Front St
Marietta, OH
740-373-7862

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy Captain's commentary as you cruise rivers once navigated by George Washington.  Our Portside Cafe menu is available for lunch.  Groups of less than 20 do not need reservations for this cruise. 12PM - 1:30 PM

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North Bend State Park Bats Alive!

Dates: 8/01/2015 - 8/01/2015

Location North Bend State Park
202 North Bend State Park
Cairo, WV
304-643-2931 or 1-800-CALL-WVA

http://www.northbendsp.com

Patty Morrison of the USFWS will be at North Bend to talk about bats!  Join her for a presentation at the Lodge, then check out one of the real time acoustic signal recorders to hear bats communicating.  The use of the "bat detectors" will begin 1/2 hour after sunset and continue for up to 2 hours.

Hours:
7:00 pm Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Broadway Musical

Dates: 8/02/2015 - 8/02/2015

Location Actors Guild Playhouse
724 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-8209

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Tom and Huck are in a heap o'trouble. A murder is on their trail, so they pretend to be dead. But in the darkness of a cave, will they really meet their ends?

Hours:
2:30 PM Admission Call for info

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Willie and the Renegades

Dates: 8/04/2015 - 8/04/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Mayor's Music Fest - Elvis Tribute Artist Jim Forshey

Dates: 8/04/2015 - 8/04/2015

Location Southwood Park
2000 Belmont Rd
Parkersburg, WV
(Off Blizzard Drive/WV 14)

Admission Free

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Belpre Music in the Park - Laurel Creek Bluegrass

Dates: 8/04/2015 - 8/04/2015

Location Belpre Civitan Park Bandstand
Belpre, OH

Bluegrass

Hours:
7:30 pm

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Marietta Music in the Park - Iris and the Tide

Dates: 8/06/2015 - 8/06/2015

Location Muskingum Park Gazebo
Marietta, OH

Indie Pop

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Point Park Music Series Dinner Cruise - A Tribute to Heart

Dates: 8/07/2015 - 8/07/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Enjoy a relaxing ride on board the Island Belle sternwheeler and a delicious meal while paddling down the Ohio River. Complete your evening of fun by attending the downtown Parkersburg Point Park Music Series Concert after dinner. Tonight's band of the Point Park Music Series is "Barracuda – A Tribute to Heart."
Reservations are required. Dinner is tender baked steak or pan fried chicken; green beans, tossed salad, baked potato, roll with butter, dessert, and beverage (bottled water or soft drink)

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Brown Baggin' Thru History - Romance and Symbolism of Covered Bridges

Dates: 8/07/2015 - 8/07/2015

Location Campus Martius Museum
301 2nd St
Marietta, OH
740 373-3750

http://www.campusmartiusmuseum.org

The folklore of Ohio's covered bridges is contrasted with the reality of how they were actually designed and fabricated.  Listeners will gain a new appreciation and understanding for this ever-dwindling historic resource in the larger context of nineteenth-century American engineering.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Admission Free

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Point Park Concert Series - Barracuda

Dates: 8/07/2015 - 8/07/2015

Location Point Park
Parkersburg, WV
304-865-0522

http://www.downtownpkb.com

A tribute to Heart

Hours:
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Broadway Musical

Dates: 8/07/2015 - 8/08/2015

Location Actors Guild Playhouse
724 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-8209

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Tom and Huck are in a heap o'trouble. A murder is on their trail, so they pretend to be dead. But in the darkness of a cave, will they really meet their ends?

Hours:
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Intro to Adventure - Mountain Biking and Kayak Clinics

Dates: 8/08/2015 - 8/09/2015

Location North Bend State Park
202 North Bend State Park
Cairo, WV
304-643-2931 or 1-800-CALL-WVA

http://www.northbendsp.com

Join instructor, Kim Coram and learn how to get started in mountain biking and/or kayaking.  Kim will cover the basics any beginner needs to know to get started in the exciting world of adventure sports.  Courses will cover maintenance, gears and braking, and appropriate trails with mountain biking.  The proper use of paddles, balancing, sizing the right boats, and using foot pegs will be covered with kayaking.  A fee is associated with this program, $30 for either class or $50 for both.  Call for reservations or more information.

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Valley Gem Narrated Sightseeing

Dates: 8/08/2015 - 8/13/2015

Location Valley Gem Sternwheeler
601 Front St
Marietta, OH
740-373-7862

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy Captain's commentary as you cruise rivers once navigated by George Washington.  Our Portside Cafe menu is available for lunch.  Groups of less than 20 do not need reservations for this cruise. 12PM - 1:30 PM

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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Wendy's Cruise-In - Back to School

Dates: 8/08/2015 - 8/08/2015

Location South Side Wendy's
2602 Gihon Rd
Parkersburg, WV
304-863-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

Each cruise-in has a different theme, so dress up and come for an evening of fun. $10.00 registration fee (starts at 4:00 pm); door prizes starting at 6:00 pm; MIX 100 will be at each cruise-in with music and prizes; prizes for best theme presentation Rain date: Thursday August 13, 2015

Hours:
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission Free

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Band of Brothers

Dates: 8/11/2015 - 8/11/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Belpre Music in the Park - RB3

Dates: 8/11/2015 - 8/11/2015

Location Belpre Civitan Park Bandstand
Belpre, OH

Easy Listening

Hours:
7:30 pm

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"Brunch with Margaret" Blennerhassett

Dates: 8/13/2015 - 8/13/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

It's a morning with Margaret over brunch. Margaret is portrayed by Carolina Alvarez and asks her guests to arrive at the Museum of Regional History at 9:00am for a 10:00am sternwheeler departure for her island, Blennerhassett. The brunch ticket includes: museum, boat, mansion tour, brunch, 1st person interpretive program, and wagon ride. Enjoy the morning with Margaret, spend the day on Blennerhassett Island.  Brunch includes chicken salad croissant, potato salad, vegetables w/dip, dessert, water & lemonade. Brunch with Margaret event is $41.95 person, taxes included. Reservations are required in advance.

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Marietta Music in the Park - Karl Kesselring

Dates: 8/13/2015 - 8/13/2015

Location Muskingum Park Gazebo
Marietta, OH

Gospel/Easy Listening

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Parkersburg Homecoming Festival

Dates: 8/14/2015 - 8/16/2015

Location Downtown Parkersburg
2nd St
Parkersburg, WV
740-315-2010

http://www.parkersburg-homecoming.com

Competitions, events for all ages, parade, half-marathon, top Nashville entertainment, fireworks, arts and crafts, food concessions and sternwheelers.

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Car Show - Parkersburg Homecoming

Dates: 8/14/2015 - 8/15/2015

Location Downtown Parkersburg
7th & Market Streets
Parkersburg, WV
304-863-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

All proceeds from this car show will be donated to local agencies.  Live music by Mike Moses and Fluid Drive.  Door Prize - Chances to win Rubber Ducky tickets.

Hours:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Admission Free

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Family Fireworks Adventure

Dates: 8/15/2015 - 8/15/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Enjoy the best view for the Parkersburg Homecoming Fireworks . . . from Blennerhassett Island. Watch the Ohio river reflect the most sensational array of fireworks from the head of the island. The island stack stand will also be open. This is a great family outing with lasting memories. Reservations are required. 

Adult: $12. Youth 3-12, $10. Wagon rides, $6 per person, advanced reservations required. Boat departs from Civitan Park, Belpre OH. 8pm

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Family Fireworks Cruise

Dates: 8/15/2015 - 8/15/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Enjoy a spectacular view for the Parkersburg Homecoming Fireworks -- on board the Island Belle Sternwheeler. Watch the fireworks while cruising on the Ohio River. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. Call the park office for ticket information.

River Cruise departs from Civitan Park, Belpre OH. 8:30 p.m. Chips, candy, soft drinks and bottled water sold on the boat. Adult $20; Youth 3-12, $18. Reservations are required.

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Railroad Club Open House

Dates: 8/15/2015 - 8/16/2015

Location Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club
610 Green St
Parkersburg, WV
(Rear basement of NOE Office Equipment)

304-428-6143

http://www.movmrc.org

Two-day open house, during which detailed model railroad layouts will be running on HO, S, N and G scales. Light refreshments available. Free admission and parking. Prize drawing. Donations accepted to help offset the cost of running the trains. Family-oriented event. Saturday 10 am - 4 pm; Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Parkersburg New & Sentinel Half Marathon

Parkersburg News & Sentinel Half Marathon

Dates: 8/15/2015 - 8/15/2015

http://www.newsandsentinelhalfmarathon.com

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Races include a Half Marathon, Two Mile Run, and Kids Races.

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Mound Cemetery Tour

Dates: 8/15/2015 - 8/15/2015

Location The Castle
418 Fourth St
Marietta, OH
740-373-4180

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Join us each SATURDAY morning to take a unique tour of one of our nation's most unique and historic cemeteries.  Hear the stories of the Adena Conus mound (constructed circa 800 BC to 100 AD), the founders of the Northwest Territory & Marietta, as well as Revolutionary and Civil War heroes.  This tour begins at The Regular tours are available ONLY on the first & third Saturdays of June, July and August.  Group tours are also available. 

Hours:
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Admission $5.00 per person

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Valley Gem Narrated Sightseeing

Dates: 8/15/2015 - 8/20/2015

Location Valley Gem Sternwheeler
601 Front St
Marietta, OH
740-373-7862

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy Captain's commentary as you cruise rivers once navigated by George Washington.  Our Portside Cafe menu is available for lunch.  Groups of less than 20 do not need reservations for this cruise. 12PM - 1:30 PM

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Laurel Creek

Dates: 8/18/2015 - 8/18/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Mayor's Music Fest - Buck and Company

Dates: 8/18/2015 - 8/18/2015

Location Southwood Park
2000 Belmont Rd
Parkersburg, WV
(Off Blizzard Drive/WV 14)

Admission Free

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Belpre Music in the Park - Band of Brothers

Dates: 8/18/2015 - 8/18/2015

Location Belpre Civitan Park Bandstand
Belpre, OH

'60s plus

Hours:
7:30 pm

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Marietta Music in the Park - Vocal Point

Dates: 8/20/2015 - 8/20/2015

Location Muskingum Park Gazebo
Marietta, OH

Show Choir

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Zumba Under the Stars

Dates: 8/21/2015 - 8/21/2015

Location Spencer Park
at the pool parking lot
Vienna, WV
304-295-5070

http://vienna-wv.com/portal/calendar/public-meetings/

Jump in for as long as you can dance.  2 hours of continuous Zumba featuring the "Zumba King", Brian Anderson, from Marietta, Ohio.

Hours:
7 pm - 9 pm Admission Free

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Island Frolic with Evening Meal

Dates: 8/22/2015 - 8/22/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

It's an evening on the island! How grand. Frolic ticket includes: round-trip boat ride, meal, mansion visit, wagon ride & games. Ride bicycles for free and the gift shop will be open. Guests can choose when to pick up their meals at the island concession stand. You can eat at the shelter, at one of the picnic tables, or bring a blanket and have an old fashioned-style picnic on the lawn. Purchase tickets in advance.

Meal choices are: Hot: Hamburger or Pulled pork OR Cold: Choice of Ham or Turkey sub Both meals served w/potato salad, chips, dessert, beverage. Tickets are: $27.50 Adult; $22.50 Youth 3-12. Special prices for families available. Call. Please note: Boat will depart from Civitan Park in Belpre, Ohio for this evening event. Departure at 6:30pm. Return at 9:30pm

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West Virginia State Honey Festival

Dates: 8/22/2015 - 8/23/2015

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
800-752-4982

http://www.wvhoneyfestival.org

The festival promotes the honey industry's sweetness and importance. See a live bee beard and enjoy great entertainment, crafts, baking contest, and children's heritage activities. Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Car Show - WV Honey Festival

Dates: 8/22/2015 - 8/22/2015

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304-863-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

This is a judged car and truck show - Fenton Ice Berg will be awarded to: Top 30, Best of Show, Best Original, Best Street Rod, Honey Festival Queen and Honey Festival Princess.  Music will be provided by MIX 100; Food service provided by New Hope Baptist Church; Door prizes; Registration from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; $10.00 Entry fee; Cars will be judged 1 hour after arrival and must be driven onto the show grounds.  All vehicles must have a fire extinguisher.  Rain date: August 23, 2015.

Hours:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Valley Gem Narrated Sightseeing

Dates: 8/22/2015 - 8/23/2015

Location Valley Gem Sternwheeler
601 Front St
Marietta, OH
740-373-7862

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy Captain's commentary as you cruise rivers once navigated by George Washington.  Our Portside Cafe menu is available for lunch.  Groups of less than 20 do not need reservations for this cruise. 12PM - 1:30 PM

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Three Rivers Avian Center

Dates: 8/22/2015 - 8/22/2015

Location North Bend State Park
202 North Bend State Park
Cairo, WV
304-643-2931 or 1-800-CALL-WVA

http://www.northbendsp.com

Live raptors and birds of prey are part of this impressive and educational program.  Learn about habitats, diets, and behaviors or several birds of prey including owls, hawks, and eagles!

Hours:
7:00 pm Admission Free

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"Tea on Tuesday" at Maple Shade

Dates: 8/25/2015 - 8/25/2015

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304-420-4800 or 800-CALL WVA

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Come to the island for tea. You will have a delightful time, enjoy delicious foods and tea. You'll be part of an historic Putnam-Houser House tour, known as Maple Shade. Horse-drawn wagon transports preregistered guests from arrival to Maple Shade and return. Space is limited to 24 attendees and reservations are required. 

Tea on Tuesday tickets are: $23 per person. Departure at 11:00am Tea at 11:45am. Enjoy tea and a day on the island.

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Clark Family

Dates: 8/25/2015 - 8/25/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Belpre Music in the Park - Tall Grass

Dates: 8/25/2015 - 8/25/2015

Location Belpre Civitan Park Bandstand
Belpre, OH

Bluegrass

Hours:
7:30 pm

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Marietta Music in the Park - Wall of Sound

Dates: 8/27/2015 - 8/27/2015

Location Muskingum Park Gazebo
Marietta, OH

Marietta High School Band

Hours:
7 pm Admission Free

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Mother Earth Foods Customer Appreciation Weekend

Dates: 8/29/2015 - 8/30/2015

Location Mother Earth Foods
1638 19th St
Parkersburg, WV
304-428-1024

http://www.MotherEarthWorks.com

Saturday - Free picnic at Buzzy Dils Lot (Bring a covered dish; Food by Timmy The Wing King); Live Music 2-10 PM featuring Plan B, Some Kind of Strange and the Steve Hussey Band. Sunday - noon - 5 PM Store-Wide Sale and Tent Event; 25% off Everything (excludes alcohol)

Admission Free

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Valley Gem Narrated Sightseeing

Dates: 8/29/2015 - 8/29/2015

Location Valley Gem Sternwheeler
601 Front St
Marietta, OH
740-373-7862

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy Captain's commentary as you cruise rivers once navigated by George Washington.  Our Portside Cafe menu is available for lunch.  Groups of less than 20 do not need reservations for this cruise. 12PM - 1:30 PM

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