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Date Range Requested: 5/30/2015 - 6/29/2015.

Sponsored By: Downtown PKB

Taste of Parkersburg

Dates: 5/29/2015 - 5/30/2015

Location Bicentennial Park
302 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 865-0522

http://tasteofparkersburg.com

Friday enjoy a Tasting/Education event at the Blennerhassett Hotel. Saturday Savor the Flavor! This downtown festival will entice all of your snsed with over 40 local restaurants, musicians, artisans and breweries coming together with top wine distributors in a recipe of fun. Expierence the best of the tastes, sounds and culture that Parkersburg has to offer. Food sampling from 5:00 to 8:00PM, wine and beer sampling 5:00 to 10:00PM and continuous entertainment 5:00 to 11:00PM.

Hours:
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Intro to Adventure - Mountain Biking and Kayak Clinics

Dates: 5/30/2015 - 5/31/2015

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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Herb Day Luncheon

Dates: 5/30/2015 - 5/30/2015

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Featuring Herb of the Year "Savory"

11:30 am First luncheon seating

12:20 pm "What is an Heirloom Vegetable and Why Should I Plant It?" Presented by Levi Morrow, OSU Extension

1:00 pm Second luncheon seating

Complimentary Favors Included

Admission $15.00 per person

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Valley Gem Narrated Sightseeing

Dates: 5/30/2015 - 7/03/2015

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: Campus Martius Museum

Jazzin' Up the Museums

Dates: 5/30/2015 - 5/30/2015

Location Valley Gem Sternwheeler
601 Front St
Marietta, OH
740 373-3750

http://www.campusmartiusmuseum.org

Join the Friends of the Museums and delight in a light meal, buffet style including prime rib and chicken madeira, on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler.  Dance the night away while cruising down the Ohio River listening to a live band playing favorites from the 40's, 50's and 60's era!  A cash bar will be available.  Tickets include your meal, musical entertainment and 2 hour cruise.

Your involvement and contribution enables the Campus Martius & Ohio River Museums to offer a wide variety of programs for the community's enjoyment. Reservations required by May 9, 2014.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Wesbanco Downtown Art Exhibit - Janet "Shila" Wilson

Dates: 6/01/2015 - 6/30/2015

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

http://www.wesbanco.com

Photography Exhibit

Admission Free

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The Castle Garden Party

Dates: 6/02/2015 - 6/02/2015

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

The Castle invites you to an after-work garden party in the beautiful side yard. Come meet our staff, board members, volunteers, and neighbors while enjoying food, drinks, and entertainment. "Festive tent attire" is recommended.

Hours:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Admission $25.00 per person

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Jimmy Howson

Dates: 6/02/2015 - 6/02/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Admission Free

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Mayor's Music Fest - Union Valley Bluegrass

Dates: 6/02/2015 - 6/02/2015

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

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Music in the Park Series presents The Charlies Horse

Dates: 6/04/2015 - 6/04/2015

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304-428-3988

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

Admission Free

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Point Park Music Series Dinner Cruise - Tribute to the Eagles

Dates: 6/05/2015 - 6/05/2015

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 "Alter Eagles - Tribute to the Eagles."  Reservations are required.  Dinner is tender baked steak or pan fried chicken; green beans, tossed salad, baked potato, roll with butter, dessert and beverage (bottle water or soft drink).

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North Bend State Park Family Trails Weekend

Dates: 6/05/2015 - 6/07/2015

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

Celebrate National Trails Day with a weekend at North Bend State Park. Several outdoor oriented activities will be held throughout the weekend on the park including hikes, walks, presentations, bike rides, geocaching, and environmental education classes.

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Brown Baggin' Thru History: Appalachian History and Culture

Dates: 6/05/2015 - 6/05/2015

Location Campus Martius Museum
601 Second St
Marietta, OH
740 373-3750

http://www.campusmartiusmuseum.org/events.html

This presentation defines the Appalachian region and explores the history of those who settled there.  It provides insights into the origins of Appalachian culture and beliefs; important historical events which shaped the region and the roles absentee ownership and extractive industries continue to play in the region.

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

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Point Park Concert Series - Alter Eagles

Dates: 6/05/2015 - 6/05/2015

Location Point Park
Parkersburg, WV
304-865-0522

http://www.downtownpkb.com

Alter Eagles - An incredible authentic tribute to the Eagles

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

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Alone Together

Dates: 6/05/2015 - 6/06/2015

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

When the kids are all gone. Mom and Dad have time to reconnect. But when their backs are turned, the kids come home. Time to sell the house!

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Blennerhassett Island Nature Walks - All About Birds

Dates: 6/06/2015 - 6/06/2015

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Get outside and explore the island. At least 14 species of birds adapted to life along the river. Learn bird characteristics through scavenger-like clues including the food that birds eat; descriptions of feet, beaks, and overall bird shapes is part of the fun. Walk begins at 2:00pm and concludes around 3:15pm. There is no fee to participate in "All About Birds".  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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Mound Cemetery Tour

Dates: 6/06/2015 - 6/06/2015

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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Victorian Home & Garden Tour & Tea

Dates: 6/06/2015 - 6/07/2015

Location Julia-Ann Square Historic District
Parkersburg, WV
304-422-9861

http://www.juliannsquare.org

Come to the "Square" and enjoy a Victorian afternoon visiting the verandahs and gardens of Julia-Ann Square Historic District.  Guests will tour the first floors of some of the historic homes.  The self-guided tours will take place on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7, between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM.  A "Tea on the Lawn" will be included.  Tour tickets will be sold at 1203 Ann Street.  Guests may also purchase tickets at the Caswell-Smith House, 1024 Juliana Street.  There will be a plant sale as well as other interesting stops.

Hours:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Admission $15.00 per person; Children 10 and under Free with an adult

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Moon Over Mountwood Fishing Derby

Dates: 6/07/2015 - 6/07/2015

Location Mountwood Park
1014 Volcano Rd
Waverly, WV
304-679-3611

http://www.mountwoodpark.org

Moon Over Mountwood Fishing Festival is an event that the whole family can enjoy. This event is a park sponsored fishing tournament that will let the entire family get involved in the outdoors by displaying their fishing skills and abilities. The kid’s fish first, starting on Saturday afternoon and ending Saturday evening, trying their luck at catching a bluegill, large mouth bass, channel catfish or maybe even a tiger musky. The adult divisions will start after the kid’s awards ceremony and will continue throughout the night into early Sunday morning. Bring your boat and trolling motor to fish from the lake or set up lawn chairs along the bank for a relaxing evening of fishing. Awards will be given to the longest fish in each division and participation awards will be given to everyone registered in the children’s division. Each adult participant must have a current West Virginia fishing License and all WVDNR regulations have to be followed during the Derby. This year’s Moon Over Mountwood Fishing Festival will be held on June 7-8 at the Marina Parking Lot. Registration starts at 4pm on Saturday, June 7

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Alone Together

Dates: 6/07/2015 - 6/07/2015

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

When the kids are all gone. Mom and Dad have time to reconnect. But when their backs are turned, the kids come home. Time to sell the house!

Hours:
2:30 PM Admission Call for info

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Randy and the Renegades

Dates: 6/09/2015 - 6/09/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Admission Free

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"Brunch with Margaret" Blennerhassett

Dates: 6/11/2015 - 6/11/2015

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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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Music in the Park Series presents Vinnie & the Lubricators

Dates: 6/11/2015 - 6/11/2015

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304-428-3988

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Alone Together

Dates: 6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

When the kids are all gone. Mom and Dad have time to reconnect. But when their backs are turned, the kids come home. Time to sell the house!

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Call for info

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National Get Outdoors Day

Dates: 6/13/2015 - 6/13/2015

Location Wayne National Forest
, OH
740 753-0862

http://www.fs.usda.gov/wayne

In observance of National Get Outdoors Day, Wayne National Forest is offering a recreation fee waiver which applies to all non-National Recreation Reservation System recreation sites and to all trails. The fee waiver does not include Leith Run Campground and its group picnic shelters, Oak Hill Campground, Iron Ridge Campground, Two Points Group Campground and Picnic Shelter, and Lake Vesuvius' Roadside and Furnace Group Picnic Shelters.

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Intro to Adventure - Mountain Biking and Kayak Clinics

Dates: 6/13/2015 - 6/14/2015

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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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Wendy's Cruise-In - Stars and Stripes

Dates: 6/13/2015 - 6/13/2015

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 June 18, 2015

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

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Alone Together

Dates: 6/14/2015 - 6/14/2015

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

When the kids are all gone. Mom and Dad have time to reconnect. But when their backs are turned, the kids come home. Time to sell the house!

Hours:
2:30 PM Admission Call for info

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Hits and a Miss

Dates: 6/16/2015 - 6/16/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Admission Free

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Mayor's Music Fest - Mountain Rhythm Cloggers

Dates: 6/16/2015 - 6/16/2015

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

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Music in the Park Series presents Steve Sams

Dates: 6/18/2015 - 6/18/2015

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304-428-3988

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

Admission Free

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Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival

Dates: 6/19/2015 - 6/21/2015

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304 482-7790

http://www.movmcf.org

Outdoor international festival featuring traditional music and dance, a wide variety of ethnic foods, an international marketplace and children's activities. "Come to the City Park and take a trip around the world." Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm; Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission Free

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Civil War Re-enactment

Dates: 6/19/2015 - 6/21/2015

Location Henderson Hall Plantation
517 Old River Rd
Boaz, WV
304 375-2129

http://www.hendersonhallplantation.com

Carlin's Battery, a Civil War Living History/Reenacting Artillery Unit, will be presenting a "Living History" demonstration at Henderson Hall. Members of the group will be available to answer questions about weapons and tools used by soldiers during the Civil War. Demonstrations will be taking place 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Hours:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Admission Free

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North Bend State Park History Alive - Sacagawea

Dates: 6/20/2015 - 6/20/2015

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

More monuments are erected to Sacagawea than to any other woman in American history, yet she spoke no English and was only 16 years old (with an infant child) when she joined the Lewis and Clark expedition.  Many often overshadowed details are brought to light in this presentation for a deeper appreciation of her remarkable story.

Hours:
7:30 pm Admission Free

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West Virginia Day Celebration

Dates: 6/20/2015 - 6/20/2015

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

West Virginia Day activities begin at 1:00pm with Civil War folk music by Steve Ball. At 1:30pm there's cake & ice cream at the Brick Shelter and 1st person program by Robert Brueglar portraying Abraham Lincoln. WV Day activities are in the the shelter area vicinity. Games will be provided for families to enjoy along with free bike availability throughout the day.  Purchase boat tickets at the Museum of Regional History. Click the Sternwheeler tab on the left of this page for departure times and rates.

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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Car Show at Parkersburg South High School

Dates: 6/20/2015 - 6/20/2015

Location Parkersburg South High School
1511 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV
304-863-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

All proceeds from this car show will go to Erickson All Sports Center.  Food by the Athletic Boosters and Music by MIX 100.  Rain date: June 27, 2015

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

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Mound Cemetery Tour

Dates: 6/20/2015 - 6/20/2015

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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Michael Tobar's Jazz - Jazz for Kids from Sesame Street

Dates: 6/20/2015 - 6/20/2015

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Hours:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Admission Call for info

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North Bend State Park Father's Day Buffet

Dates: 6/21/2015 - 6/21/2015

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

Enjoy Our Prime Rib Carving Station, Baked Ham, Smothered Chicken, Pecan Crusted Fish, Sweet Potato Casserole, Green Beans, Corn, Cooked Apples, Broccoli Casserole, Scalloped Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy; Reservations are strongly recommended.

Admission $21.95 per person

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Williamstown Music in the Park - Smith Family

Dates: 6/23/2015 - 6/23/2015

Location Tomlinson Park
Highland Ave
Williamstown, WV

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Summer Camp

Dates: 6/24/2015 - 6/26/2015

Location Campus Martius Museum
601 2nd St
Marietta, OH
740 373-3750

http://www.campusmartiusmuseum.org

Spend your week at Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museum with hands on, interactive activities held inside and outside.  We promise there will be something for everyone's interests.

Each day will be filled with new activities.  Thursday afternoon will feature a ride on the Valley Gem.  Don't tell our secret, but all activities will be fun and educational, incorporating science, math, language arts and social studies.

Snacks will be provided each day, but each child will need to bring a lunch each day.  Registration is required by June 15, 2015.

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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Music in the Park Series presents MIXX (Variety Rock)

Dates: 6/25/2015 - 6/25/2015

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304-428-3988

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

Admission Free

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Rendezvous on the River

Dates: 6/26/2015 - 6/28/2015

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Muzzleloader and mountain men will be gathering on Blennerhassett Island for their spring rendezvous. Authentic campsites, demonstrations of camplife and period dress will be featured throughout the event. Event occurs during regular island hours.

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Island Frolic with Evening Meal

Dates: 6/27/2015 - 6/27/2015

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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