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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 through 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

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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

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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

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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

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Sponsored By: The Wilds

Open-Air Safari

Dates: 6/01/2014 - 8/31/2014

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:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: WesBanco Parkersburg

Exhibit by Pat Evans

Dates: 6/30/2014 - 7/31/2014

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

http://www.wesbanco.com

Watercolor

Admission Free

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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

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock Cruise

Dates: 7/25/2014 - 7/25/2014

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

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Sponsored By: The Castle

Trillium Piano Trio - "Night Music"

Dates: 7/25/2014 - 7/25/2014

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

The Trillium Trio will be presenting their favorites from the past 15 years of visits to The Castle with their concert. This summer concert would not be complete without Gershwin, Porter, Ellington and Piazzolla.

Hours:
7:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Fenton Art Glass Gift Shop

National Fenton Glass Society Annual Convention

Dates: 7/26/2014 - 7/28/2014

Location Comfort Inn
700 Pike St
Marietta, OH
304 375-7772 x 299

http://www.nfgs.org

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Island Frolic with Evening Meal

Dates: 7/26/2014 - 7/26/2014

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Come join us for a relaxing evening on Blennerhassett Island. This three-hour adventure includes: round-trip boat ride tour, meal (hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad, fruit and beverages), guided Blennerhassett Mansion tour, and a wagon ride. Bicycles are available. Reservations are required.

Hours:
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: City of Parkersburg

Mayor's Music Fest - Buck and Company

Dates: 7/29/2014 - 7/29/2014

Location Southwood Park
2000 Belmont Rd
Parkersburg, WV
304 424-8420

http://www.parkersburgcity.com

Hours:
7:30 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: WesBanco Parkersburg

Exhibit by Karen Chamblin

Dates: 7/31/2014 - 8/29/2014

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

http://www.wesbanco.com

Oils

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Summer Concert Series - Insured Sound

Dates: 7/31/2014 - 7/31/2014

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

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

Classic Rock by Insured Sound

Hours:
7:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Brown Baggin' Thru History:

Dates: 8/01/2014 - 8/01/2014

Location Campus Martius Museum
215 5th St
Marietta, OH
740 373-3750

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

Turn your boring brown bag lunch into an enjoyable repast at Campus Martius Museum. Join us for a FREE and exciting program!

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

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Brown Baggin' Thru History: Michael Dickinson

Dates: 8/01/2014 - 8/01/2014

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

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

Michael will talk about his art work and his inspirations for his work as well as unveiling his newest painting.

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

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock Cruise

Dates: 8/01/2014 - 8/01/2014

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

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Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

August BBQ on the Deck

Dates: 8/01/2014 - 8/01/2014

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

Grilled Mahi Mahi - Ribs - Chicken; 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

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Sponsored By: City of Parkersburg

The Opening Act

Dates: 8/01/2014 - 8/01/2014

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

http://www.parkersburgcity.com

Come get your party-started before the big concert at Point Park this season. In addition to select vendors staying open late, there will be music, light refreshments and other pre-show festivities. You could win a $25 gift card to the new Point Park Marketplace!

Hours:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Downtown PKB

Point Park Music Series -

Dates: 8/01/2014 - 8/01/2014

Location Point Park
2nd St.
Parkersburg, WV
304 865-0522

http://downtownpkb.com

June 6 - Fire and Rain Band, a Tribute to James Taylor; July 4 - Tramps Like Us, a Tribute to Bruce Springsteen; August 1 - Journey Unauthorized, a Tribute to Journey; September 5 - Songs in the Attic, a Tribute to Billy Joel General admission is FREE; Reserved seating is available.

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

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Dinner Cruise

Dates: 8/02/2014 - 8/02/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy a riverboat cruise around Buckley Island on the Ohio River. Dine in a climate-controlled cabin featuring a dinner and entertainment.

Hours:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Admission Adult $37.00, senior $35.00, child $27.00

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Sponsored By: City of Parkersburg

Mayor's Music Fest - Mission Trio

Dates: 8/05/2014 - 8/05/2014

Location Southwood Park
2000 Belmont Rd
Parkersburg, WV
304 424-8420

http://www.parkersburgcity.com

Hours:
7:30 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Blennerhassett Island - "Six Saturdays of Learning"

Dates: 8/07/2014 - 8/07/2014

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Learn about natural history on the island.

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Summer Concert Series - Plan B

Dates: 8/07/2014 - 8/07/2014

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

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

Classic Rock by Plan B

Hours:
7:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Community Resources, Inc

Movies in the Park

Dates: 8/08/2014 - 8/08/2014

Location Parkersburg City Park Band Shell
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304-485-928

http://www.cricap.org

August 8 - Despicable Me 2; September 12 - Monsters University

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock Cruise

Dates: 8/08/2014 - 8/08/2014

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

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

9 to 5 - The Musical

Dates: 8/08/2014 - 8/09/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Adult $17.00, senior $14.00, student $14.00

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Dinner Cruise

Dates: 8/09/2014 - 8/09/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy a riverboat cruise around Buckley Island on the Ohio River. Dine in a climate-controlled cabin featuring a dinner and entertainment.

Hours:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Admission Adult $37.00, senior $35.00, child $27.00

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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Wendy's Cruise-In

Dates: 8/09/2014 - 8/09/2014

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

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Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

Three Rivers Avian Center

Dates: 8/09/2014 - 8/09/2014

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

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

Hours:
7:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Tea on Tuesday at Maple Shade

Dates: 8/12/2014 - 8/12/2014

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Tea will be served at Maple Shade on historic Blennerhassett Island on the mornings of July 15 and August 12. You must take the 11 a.m. sternwheeler to the island. The ticket price includes round-trip boat ride, tea, tour of Maple Shade, and horse-drawn wagon ride to and from Maple Shade. Advance reservations with payment are required 4 days prior to event.

Hours:
11:30 AM Admission $22

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Brunch with Margaret Blennerhassett

Dates: 8/14/2014 - 8/14/2014

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

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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Summer Concert Series - Tracy Miller & Co

Dates: 8/14/2014 - 8/14/2014

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

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

Bluegrass & Gospel by Tracy Miller & Co

Hours:
7:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Lock Cruise

Dates: 8/15/2014 - 8/15/2014

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

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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

Mayor Bob's Market Street Cruise-In

Dates: 8/15/2014 - 8/16/2014

Location Downtown
Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 483-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

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

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Sponsored By: Riverside Artists Gallery

Art of the Hocking Hills - Artist Walk

Dates: 8/15/2014 - 8/15/2014

Location Riverside Artists Gallery
219 Second St
Marietta, OH
740 373-8447

http://www.riversideartistsgallery.com

Visiting artists from the Hocking Hills include Dennis Savage Photography, Jean Magdich Ceramics, Nick Del Matto Glass Blowing and Spirit Williams Wood Carving. This is a once-in-a-lifetime show with four award winning artists sharing their art with our community the entire month of August.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Parkersburg Homecoming Festival

Parkersburg Homecoming Festival

Dates: 8/15/2014 - 8/17/2014

Location Downtown
2nd St
Parkersburg, WV
304 482-5275

http://www.parkersburg-homecoming.com

National entertainment, land and water events, fireworks, carnival rides, arts and crafts, flea market, petting zoo and half marathon.

Hours:
6:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

9 to 5 - The Musical

Dates: 8/15/2014 - 8/16/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Adult $17.00, senior $14.00, student $14.00

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Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

Introduction to Adventure - Mt Bike & Kayak Clinics

Dates: 8/16/2014 - 8/17/2014

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

Mt Bike Clinic includes three sessions each lasting 2.5 hours. Participants must bring their own equipment for Mt Biking Clinic. Kayak Clinic includes one training session lasting 2 hours and one future free rental. Equipment is provided for Kayak Clinic. $30 per clinic or $50 for both.

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Sponsored By: Parkersburg New & Sentinel Half Marathon

Parkersburg News & Sentinel Half Marathon

Dates: 8/16/2014 - 8/17/2014

http://www.newsandsentinelhalfmarathon.com

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

Hours:
8:00 AM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club

Model Railroad Club Homecoming Open House

Dates: 8/16/2014 - 8/16/2014

Location NOE Office Bldg
610 Green St
Parkersburg, WV
304 428-6143

http://www.movmrc.org

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

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Sternwheeler Dinner Cruise

Dates: 8/16/2014 - 8/16/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Enjoy a riverboat cruise around Buckley Island on the Ohio River. Dine in a climate-controlled cabin featuring a dinner and entertainment.

Hours:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Admission Adult $37.00, senior $35.00, child $27.00

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Family Fireworks Cruise

Dates: 8/16/2014 - 8/16/2014

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

The best place to view Parkersburg's homecoming fireworks will be on the sternwheeler "Island Belle." Reservations required.

Hours:
8:00 PM - 10:40 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Island Fireworks Adventure

Dates: 8/16/2014 - 8/16/2014

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Individuals will board the sternwheeler at 8:10 PM. Visitors will get to enjoy the island at sunset and have a great riverbank seat to watch the fireworks from the head of the island. The island snack stand and gift shop will be open all evening.

Hours:
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club

Model Railroad Club Homecoming Open House

Dates: 8/17/2014 - 8/17/2014

Location NOE Office Bldg
610 Green St
Parkersburg, WV
304 428-6143

http://www.movmrc.org

Hours:
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Artsbridge

Summer Concert Series - Vinnie & the Lubricators

Dates: 8/21/2014 - 8/21/2014

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

http://www.artsbridgeonline.org

R&B and Rock by Vinnie & the Lubricators

Hours:
7:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Smoot Theatre

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr

Dates: 8/22/2014 - 8/22/2014

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

http://www.smoottheatre.com

When Landau Eugene Murhpy Jr appeared on the Smoot stage for 2 sold out shows in 2011, those shows were the most fun, relaxed, easy-going shows ever on that stage. Don't miss this terrific show!

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission $40.00 per person

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

9 to 5 - The Musical

Dates: 8/22/2014 - 8/23/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Adult $17.00, senior $14.00, student $14.00

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Sponsored By: Pioneer Antique Auto Club

WV Honey Festival Antique Car & Truck Show

Dates: 8/23/2014 - 8/23/2014

Location Parkersburg City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304 483-3658

http://www.pioneerantiqueautoclub.com

Hours:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Wood County Recreation Commission

WV State Honey Festival

Dates: 8/23/2014 - 8/23/2014

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

http://www.woodrecreation.com

The West Virginia State Honey Festival was founded with the purpose to educate the community on the importance of honey and the honey bee. From great food and entertainment, to our many crafters as well as our continued education about honey and the honey bee, the West Virginia State Honey Festival offers a little something for everyone.

Hours:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Island Frolic with Evening Meal

Dates: 8/23/2014 - 8/23/2014

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Come join us for a relaxing evening on Blennerhassett Island. This three-hour adventure includes: round-trip boat ride tour, meal (hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad, fruit and beverages), guided Blennerhassett Mansion tour, and a wagon ride. Bicycles are available. Reservations are required.

Hours:
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Admission Call for info

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