Plan My Visit

Select items or locations of interest and add them to your own personalized itinerary to bring with you! You can search by keywords in each section to find exactly what you want.

View Now »

Interactive Map

Explore Our Interactive Map To Create an Itinerary for Your Visit!

View Now »

Visitors Guide

Get detailed information about everything Greater Parkersburg has to offer!

Request a FREE copy »

Print this page

Search Events

Search by Date
Select Beginning Date
Select Ending Date
Date Range Requested: 9/20/2014 - 10/20/2014.

Sponsored By: City of Parkersburg

Farmer's Market

Dates: 1/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

Location Point Park Marketplace
113 Ann St
Parkersburg, WV
304 424-8420

http://www.downtownfarmersmarketplace.com

Open from 10 AM - 6 PM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 AM- 3PM Saturdays. The Point Park Marketplace was established to give local growers an opportunity to extend their growing season, as well as provide people with a unique shopping experience in downtown Parkersburg.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Wildside Tour

Dates: 5/01/2014 - 4/30/2015

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

This exclusive tour gives you the opportunity to interact with Animal Management specialists to see the Wilds at work. Each experience will vary day-to-day, depending on what program work is taking place at the time of the Wildside Tour. One day you might observe Conservation Medicine staff conducting a medical procedure; or feed the giraffes with our Animal Management staff. Tours are approximately 2+ hours long and include plenty of time in pasture to see rare and endangered species in their open-range habitat, and learn directly about our programs from your Animal Management guide.

Hours:
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Safari Transport Pass

Dates: 5/01/2014 - 9/30/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board a Safari Transport for the Wilds' signature experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. The Safari Transport Pass includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. The Safari Transport Pass is approximately 2+ hours. Before or after your safari tour, enjoy a visit to the Wilds Gift Market and Overlook Cafe, or stroll through the Wilds' Butterfly Habitat. Advanced reservations are recommended.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for information

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Narrated Sightseeing Cruise

Dates: 5/03/2014 - 9/28/2014

Location Valley Gem Landing
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. Please refer to the Valley Gem web site for tour dates.

Admission Adult $12, senior $11, child $6

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Castle

Rufus Dawes Exhibit

Dates: 7/03/2014 - 10/22/2014

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

The Castle will be featuring a special exhibit on Gettysburg hero, General Rufus R. Dawes. He was noted for his service in the famed Iron Brigade. He was a post-war businessman, Congressman, author, and the great grandson of Revolutionary War rider William Dawes.

Admission Adults $7, seniors $6.50, child $4

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: WesBanco Parkersburg

Exhibit by Laura Bibbee & Alicia Summers

Dates: 8/29/2014 - 9/30/2014

Location WesBanco Parkersburg
415 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 480-2655

http://www.wesbanco.com

Photography

Admission Free

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Open-Air Safari

Dates: 9/01/2014 - 9/30/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board an Open-air Safari for the Wilds' premium experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. Explore, learn, and relax while you observe the wildlife around you. Discover the Wilds from an open-air vehicle and the amazing animals you'll encounter. This tour includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. Open-Air Safari tours are approximately 2+ hours long.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

September BBQ on the Deck

Dates: 9/05/2014 - 9/05/2015

Location North Bend State Park
202 North Bend Park Rd
Cairo, WV
304 643-2931

http://www.northbendsp.com

Shrimp Skewers - Grilled Pork Chops - Ribs; Served with choice of potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, rolls, tea and lemonade; Reservations are recommended

Hours:
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Admission $18.95

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

Nature Wonder Wild Foods Weekend

Dates: 9/19/2014 - 9/21/2014

Location North Bend State Park
202 North Bend State Park
Cairo, WV
304 558-2754

http://www.northbendsp.com

Experience the bounty of wild foods while celebrating the wonder of nature. Enjoy a full weekend of hikes, programs, and a wild foods banquet.

Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: WineTree Vineyards

Date Night at the Winery

Dates: 9/19/2014 - 9/20/2014

Location WineTree Vineyards
772 Jesterville Rd
Vienna, WV
304 865-0507

http://www.winetreevineyards.com

Fall has arrived, so we are firing up the Fire Pit. There is no cover charge for this event. We do have snacks available to purchase as well as our wonderful wines. We also have sodas and bottled water for sale, for those who don't drink wine. Roast a hot dog and make a s'more. We'll also fire up the popcorn machine. Come and enjoy a quiet evening around the fire pit or on our patio under the tent. This is an outdoor, so we monitor the weather each week. You can call the winery to check on the status of date night. We look forward to seeing you there.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Kid's Archaeology Day

Dates: 9/20/2014 - 9/20/2014

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

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

Displays will be set up and experts available to answer questions. This day will satisfy the hobbyist and those children who are career minded about the field of archaeology.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Admission Regular Museum Admission

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Wood County Recreation Commission

Harvest Moon Arts & Crafts Festival

Dates: 9/20/2014 - 9/21/2014

Location City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304 424-7311 ext 201

http://www.woodrecreation.com

Over 200 craftsmen showing, demonstrating and selling their handmade products. Live entertainment and food. .

Hours:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Admission Adult $3.00, student $2.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Mayor Bob's Market Street Cruise-In

Dates: 9/20/2014 - 9/20/2014

Location Downtown
Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 483-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

Hours:
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Brunch with Margaret Blennerhassett

Dates: 9/25/2014 - 9/25/2014

Location Blennerhassett Island
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304 420-4800

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Enjoy a morning sternwheeler cruise to Blennerhassett Island where Margaret Blennerhassett will greet you, take you on a tour through her island home, and follow with a light brunch and program at the islands picnic pavilion. Space is limited and reservations are required.

Hours:
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Admission Per person $39.95

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Marietta College

Art Faculty Exhibit

Dates: 9/26/2014 - 11/20/2014

Location Marietta College Hermann Fine Arts Gallery
215 5th St
Marietta, OH
740-376-4688

http://art.dept.marietta.edu

The Marietta College Art Department is pleased to present the first exhibition of the season, our "Faculty Exhibition", including work from Sara Alway-Rosenstock, Fred Jesser, Beth Nash and Jolene Powell. Opening reception: 6-8pm September 26, 2014. Regular Gallery Hours: 10 am - 4 pm Monday - Thursday

Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Mountwood Park

Volcano Days

Dates: 9/26/2014 - 9/28/2014

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

http://www.mountwoodpark.org

Enjoy antique engines, music, hisoric wagon rides, vendors, crafters, and much more fun for all..

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Moonlight and Magnolias

Dates: 9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014

Location Actors Guild Playhouse
724 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-1300

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

A comedy by Ron Hutchinson

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Adult $15.00, senior $13.00, student $13.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Wayne National Forest

National Public Lands Day - Fee Waived

Dates: 9/27/2014 - 9/27/2014

Location Wayne National Forest
13700 US Hwy 33
Nelsonville, OH
740 753-0101

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

Fee Waived for Trails and all Recreation Sites. A $9 reservation fee remains in effect for those reserving recreation sites online. These "Fee Free" days are a great way to experience a sense of adventure in the great outdoors, promote healthy living and create lasting memories with family and friends.

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

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Ohio River Museum

National Museum Day

Dates: 9/27/2014 - 9/27/2014

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

http://www.campusmartiusmuseum.org

Ohio River and Campus Martius Museums are joining dozens of others across the nation and offering Free Admission to the Public.

Hours:
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Admission Free

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

National Museum Day Featuring Two New Exhibits

Dates: 9/27/2014 - 9/27/2014

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

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

Campus Martius and the Ohio River Museums are joining dozens of others across the nation and offering Free Admission to the Public.

Hours:
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Admission Free

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Blennerhassett Island Fall Dinner Cruise

Dates: 9/27/2014 - 9/27/2014

Location Blennerhassett Island
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304 420-4800

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

The Island Belle sternwheeler will offer a country-style dinner and boat ride on the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers. Seating is limited and advance reservations are required.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Admission Adults $25.00, children $20.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: WesBanco Parkersburg

Exhibit by Rev. John Rice

Dates: 9/30/2014 - 10/31/2014

Location WesBanco Parkersburg
415 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 480-2655

http://www.wesbanco.com

Photography

Admission Free

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Brown Baggin' Thru History: Ohio's Early Settlement

Dates: 10/03/2014 - 10/03/2014

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

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

Timothy Anderson, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University will analyze Ohio's early settlement history and geography, delineate the state's distinctive culture regions, and identify the attendant cultural landscape features that distinguish each of these regions.

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

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/03/2014 - 10/03/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Travel up the Muskingum river to historic, hand-operated Lock #2 (Devol's Dam), lock through and return. Featuring a delicious lunch. Enjoy live commentary.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Adult $40.00, senior $39.00, child $29.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Moonlight and Magnolias

Dates: 10/03/2014 - 10/04/2014

Location Actors Guild Playhouse
724 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-1300

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

A comedy by Ron Hutchinson

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Adult $15.00, senior $13.00, student $13.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Smoot Theatre

Bill Haley's Comets

Dates: 10/04/2014 - 10/04/2014

Location Smoot Theatre
213 5th St
Parkersburg, WV
304 422-7529

http://www.smoottheatre.com

With fans from 1 to 100 BILL HALEY'S COMETS continue to perform over 100 shows a year at theatres, clubs, fairs and casinos all over the world for rock and roll fans of all ages. The response to their energetic live performances and hit packed live show is always fantastic, with standing ovations and screams for encore after encore. Don't miss this fantastic show!

Admission $28 per person

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Blennerhassett Island - "Six Saturdays of Learning"

Dates: 10/04/2014 - 10/04/2014

Location Blennerhassett Island
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304 420-4800

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Learn about natural history on the island.

Admission Free

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Open-Air Safari

Dates: 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board an Open-air Safari for the Wilds' premium experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. Explore, learn, and relax while you observe the wildlife around you. Discover the Wilds from an open-air vehicle and the amazing animals you'll encounter. This tour includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. Open-Air Safari tours are approximately 2+ hours long.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Safari Transport Pass

Dates: 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board a Safari Transport for the Wilds' signature experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. The Safari Transport Pass includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. The Safari Transport Pass is approximately 2+ hours. Before or after your safari tour, enjoy a visit to the Wilds Gift Market and Overlook Cafe, or stroll through the Wilds' Butterfly Habitat. Advanced reservations are recommended.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for information

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Willow Island Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/04/2014 - 10/04/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

The locks at Willow Island are longer than the locks on the Panama Canal. This cruise includes a delcious lunch.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Admission Adult $45.00, senior $43.00, child $36.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Castle

Halloween Overnight

Dates: 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014

Location The Castle
418 4th St
Marietta, OH
740 373-4180

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Children in grades 3-5 participate in a special Victorian Gothic Halloween with ghost stories and crafts, pumpkin carving, goblins and midnight hauntings. All materials and meals included. Reservations are required.

Hours:
5:00 PM - 8:30 AM Admission $50 per person

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: City of Parkersburg

Happening Saturday

Dates: 10/05/2014 - 10/05/2014

Location Point Park Marketplace
113 Ann St
Parkersburg, WV
304 424-8415

http://www.parkersburgfarmersmarket.com

Happening All Day: Apple Butter Demonstrations, Kettle Corn Demonstrations, Kids Craft Station (students of all ages are welcome to come and make a Halloween related craft), Big Mum and Pumpkin Sale, Wood County Master Gardeners Annual (Perennial) Plan Sale, Free Hot Cocoa and Donuts (while supplies last); Happening 10 a.m. - Noon: Marc Snider performs live at the Winter Market; Happening at Noon: Cooking demonstration with Chef Yancy with 5 Star Catering; Happening at 1 p.m.: The Winter Market's Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Seminar Series continues this season.

Admission Free

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/05/2014 - 10/05/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Travel up the Muskingum river to historic, hand-operated Lock #2 (Devol's Dam), lock through and return. Featuring a delicious lunch. Enjoy live commentary.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Adult $40.00, senior $39.00, child $29.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Mountwood Park

Woof Fest

Dates: 10/05/2014 - 10/05/2014

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

http://www.mountwoodpark.org

Bring your well behaved leashed pet to the Park for Activities, Contests, Demonstrations, DockDogs, Vendors, Raffles, Give Aways, and More.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Castle

Psychic Readings at the Castle

Dates: 10/05/2014 - 10/05/2014

Location The Castle
418 4th St
Marietta, OH
740 373-4180

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Can you learn what the future holds by shuffling a deck of cards? Is it possible to receive messages from those who have passed over to the other side? Is your future really written in the palm of your hand or in a collection of tea leaves? Find the answers to these questions and more during an afternoon of Psychic Readings at The Castle.

Hours:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Moonlight and Magnolias

Dates: 10/05/2014 - 10/05/2014

Location Actors Guild Playhouse
724 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-1300

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

A comedy by Ron Hutchinson

Hours:
2:30 PM Admission Adult $15.00, senior $13.00, student $13.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock Cruise

Dates: 10/07/2014 - 10/07/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon river cruise. Cafe menu available for lunch.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Adult $22.00, senior $20.00, child $13.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/08/2014 - 10/08/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Travel up the Muskingum river to historic, hand-operated Lock #2 (Devol's Dam), lock through and return. Featuring a delicious lunch. Enjoy live commentary.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Adult $40.00, senior $39.00, child $29.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Blennerhassett Mansion by Candlelight

Dates: 10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location Blennerhassett Island
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304 420-4800

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

On these autumn evenings electricity will be banned from the island. You'll enjoy dinner before touring the mansion, taking a horse-drawn carriage ride, watching dancing, or visiting the servant's party. Reservations required.

Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Mansion by Candlelight

Dates: 10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location Blennerhassett Island State Park
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304 420-4800

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

For two nights only! Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park takes on a new look when hundreds of candles light the way from the sternwheeler landing to the mansion, and other activities on the park. Sternwheeler rides will transport you back to the year 1805 where the Blennerhassett's are hosting a party on the island. On this autumn evening, electricity is banished when the mansion and the island are transformed into a flame-lit world of the 18th-century. Reservations are required. Tickets include the round trip sternwheeler ride, mansion visit, the horse-drawn wagon ride and the servants party. You can also purchase tickets for a picnic supper.

Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Willow Island Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/10/2014 - 10/10/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

The locks at Willow Island are longer than the locks on the Panama Canal. This cruise includes a delcious lunch.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Admission Adult $45.00, senior $43.00, child $36.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

9 to 5 - The Musical

Dates: 10/10/2014 - 10/10/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Hours:
2:30 PM Admission Adult $17.00, senior $14.00, student $14.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: WineTree Vineyards

Date Night at the Winery

Dates: 10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location WineTree Vineyards
772 Jesterville Rd
Vienna, WV
304 865-0507

http://www.winetreevineyards.com

Fall has arrived, so we are firing up the Fire Pit. There is no cover charge for this event. We do have snacks available to purchase as well as our wonderful wines. We also have sodas and bottled water for sale, for those who don't drink wine. Roast a hot dog and make a s'more. We'll also fire up the popcorn machine. Come and enjoy a quiet evening around the fire pit or on our patio under the tent. This is an outdoor, so we monitor the weather each week. You can call the winery to check on the status of date night. We look forward to seeing you there.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Moonlight and Magnolias

Dates: 10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location Actors Guild Playhouse
724 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-1300

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

A comedy by Ron Hutchinson

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Adult $15.00, senior $13.00, student $13.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

10 Mile Fall Hike

Dates: 10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location North Bend State Park Shelter 3
202 North Bend State Park
Cairo, WV
304 643-2931

http://www.northbendsp.com

Take a hike on the North Bend Rail Trail and experience the beauty of fall at North Bend State Park. Bring a lunch and plenty of water for this 10 mile hike. A shuttle will be provided.

Hours:
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Blennerhassett Island Tour

Dates: 10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy a cruise to scenic Blennerhassett Island on the Ohio River. The trip includes two hours to the island with a continental breakfast served, time on the island with a mansion tour and wagon ride and two hours on the Valley Gem back to Marietta with lunch served on board.

Hours:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Admission $75

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: S&P Harley-Davidson

S&P Harley Boot Scoot Event

Dates: 10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location S&P Harley Davidson
80 Thunder Rd
Williamstown, WV
304-375-2530

http://www.sandpharleydavidson.com

S&P Harley-Davidson invites you to enjoy food and music! Johnny Staats and the Delivery Boys will be performing 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM.

Hours:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Free

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Open-Air Safari

Dates: 10/11/2014 - 10/12/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board an Open-air Safari for the Wilds' premium experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. Explore, learn, and relax while you observe the wildlife around you. Discover the Wilds from an open-air vehicle and the amazing animals you'll encounter. This tour includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. Open-Air Safari tours are approximately 2+ hours long.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Safari Transport Pass

Dates: 10/11/2014 - 11/12/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board a Safari Transport for the Wilds' signature experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. The Safari Transport Pass includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. The Safari Transport Pass is approximately 2+ hours. Before or after your safari tour, enjoy a visit to the Wilds Gift Market and Overlook Cafe, or stroll through the Wilds' Butterfly Habitat. Advanced reservations are recommended.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for information

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Chamber of Commerce of the Mid Ohio Valley

Great Bowls of Fire Chili-Cook Off

Dates: 10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location Point Park
Behind Flood Wall
Parkersburg, WV
304 422-3588

http://www.movchamber.org

Ticket gains you admission to the event, opportunity to sample all chilis entered in the contest, and hours of great entertainment by The Davisson Brothers Band! Beverage purchases not included in admission price.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Advance ticket sales - $10 for Chamber Members, $12 for non-members. $15 for everyone at the door

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Wendy's Cruise-In

Dates: 10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014

Location Wendy's
2602 Gihon Rd
Parkersburg, WV
304 483-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

Hours:
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/12/2014 - 10/12/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Travel up the Muskingum river to historic, hand-operated Lock #2 (Devol's Dam), lock through and return. Featuring a delicious lunch. Enjoy live commentary.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Adult $40.00, senior $39.00, child $29.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock Cruise

Dates: 10/14/2014 - 10/14/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon river cruise. Cafe menu available for lunch.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Adult $22.00, senior $20.00, child $13.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/15/2014 - 10/15/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Travel up the Muskingum river to historic, hand-operated Lock #2 (Devol's Dam), lock through and return. Featuring a delicious lunch. Enjoy live commentary.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Adult $40.00, senior $39.00, child $29.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Willow Island Lock and Lunch Cruise

Dates: 10/16/2014 - 10/16/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

The locks at Willow Island are longer than the locks on the Panama Canal. This cruise includes a delcious lunch.

Hours:
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Admission Adult $45.00, senior $43.00, child $36.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

9 to 5 - The Musical

Dates: 10/17/2014 - 10/17/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Hours:
2:30 AM Admission Adult $17.00, senior $14.00, student $14.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: WineTree Vineyards

Date Night at the Winery

Dates: 10/17/2014 - 10/18/2014

Location WineTree Vineyards
772 Jesterville Rd
Vienna, WV
304 865-0507

http://www.winetreevineyards.com

Fall has arrived, so we are firing up the Fire Pit. There is no cover charge for this event. We do have snacks available to purchase as well as our wonderful wines. We also have sodas and bottled water for sale, for those who don't drink wine. Roast a hot dog and make a s'more. We'll also fire up the popcorn machine. Come and enjoy a quiet evening around the fire pit or on our patio under the tent. This is an outdoor, so we monitor the weather each week. You can call the winery to check on the status of date night. We look forward to seeing you there.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Zanesville OH Excursion

Dates: 10/18/2014 - 10/19/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

This two or four day excursion to Zanesville, OH travels up the Muskingum River through eight hand operated locks and dams. Transportation will be provided from Zanesville to your vehicle. $322.00 per person for two days.

Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Open-Air Safari

Dates: 10/18/2014 - 10/19/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board an Open-air Safari for the Wilds' premium experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. Explore, learn, and relax while you observe the wildlife around you. Discover the Wilds from an open-air vehicle and the amazing animals you'll encounter. This tour includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. Open-Air Safari tours are approximately 2+ hours long.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: The Wilds

Safari Transport Pass

Dates: 10/18/2014 - 10/19/2014

Location The Wilds
14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH
740 638-5030 ex 2345

http://www.thewilds.org

Board a Safari Transport for the Wilds' signature experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. The Safari Transport Pass includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. The Safari Transport Pass is approximately 2+ hours. Before or after your safari tour, enjoy a visit to the Wilds Gift Market and Overlook Cafe, or stroll through the Wilds' Butterfly Habitat. Advanced reservations are recommended.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for information

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Blennerhassett Island Fall Dinner Cruise

Dates: 10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014

Location Blennerhassett Island
137 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304 420-4800

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

The Island Belle sternwheeler will offer a country-style dinner and boat ride on the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers. Seating is limited and advance reservations are required.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Admission Adults $25.00, children $20.00

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Halloweeum at the Museum

Dates: 10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014

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

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

Halloween music will have you dancing to your own version of the Monster Mash, as you walk through the "Haunted" Appalachian Trail. Make your own slime to take home and decorate your own Pumpkin Patch Pal. Activities are for children third grade and older. Reservations are required.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission $10 per person

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: Julia-Ann Square Historic Association

Riverview/Cook Cemetery Tour

Dates: 10/19/2014 - 10/19/2014

Location Julia-Ann Square Historic District
1001 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV
304 422-9861

http://juliannsquare.org

Historic portrayals of past Parkersburg/West Virginia leaders at the Riverview Cemetery, art display, examples of Victorian Mourning/Funeral Customs at the Caswell-Smith House (1024 Juliana St); Funeral cakes and cider will be served

Hours:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Admission $10 per person

View Map

Read More

Sponsored By: West Virginia Symphony Orchestra - Parkersburg

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 10/19/2014 - 10/19/2014

Location Blennerhassett School
444 Jewell Rd
Parkersburg, WV
304 422-2944

http://www.wvsop.org

Smetana: Overture to the Bartered Bride Bryon Adams: Concerto for violoncello Julie Albers, Cello Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6

Hours:
3:00 PM Admission Call for info

View Map

Read More

 

Trip AdvisorCheck out what other travelers are saying about Parkersburg on TripAdvisor.

© Copyright 2014 Greater Parkersburg Convention & Visitors Bureau. All Rights Reserved. Site Map | Privacy Policy

site designed by: Cool Blue Interactive