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Date Range Requested: 3/04/2015 - 4/03/2015.

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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Children's Educational Program - Animal Migration

Dates: 3/07/2015 - 3/07/2015

Location Wayne National Forest Headquarters
Between Nelsonville and The Plains
, OH
740 753-0101

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

Learn all about how certain animals migrate for a fresh start in the beauty of spring! We will have a small lesson on animal migration, mixed with a take-home craft for everyone. Bring your children and enjoy this free fun-filled educational program that is designed for preschool to 5th grade.

Hours:
10:00 am - 11:00 am Admission Free

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Michael Tobar's Jazz

Dates: 3/07/2015 - 3/07/2015

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Michael Tobar and his friends present "Jazz goes to the Movies - Hollywood."

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

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Songwriter Night Series - Todd Burge CD Release Concert

Dates: 3/13/2015 - 3/13/2015

Location Parkersburg Art Center
725 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-3859

http://www.parkersburgartcenter.org

The Songwriter Night Series will feature some of the most unique songwriters in the country!

Todd performs songs from his upcoming album, Imitation Life, produced by Grammy winner Tim O'Brien and featuring Kathy Mattea.

Tickets are $12.00 in advance or $15.00 at the door (if available).

Hours:
8:00 pm Admission Call for info

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Wayne National Forest Workshop - How to Cultivate Native Medicinal Plants

Dates: 3/14/2015 - 3/14/2015

Location Wayne National Forest Headquarters
Between Nelsonville and The Plains
, OH
740 677-4047

The workshop will focus on American ginseng, ramps, and goldenseal, as a forest management strategy and income opportunity for forest landowners. This event will be most applicable for forest landowners who are interested in learning how to produce these valuable native medicinal plants as an income opportunity, but will also provide a great learning opportunity for all community members. RSVP required.

Admission Free

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Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show

Dates: 3/14/2015 - 3/22/2015

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Hours:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

A Night of Dancing with the Stars

Dates: 3/14/2015 - 3/14/2015

Location Parkersburg Art Center
725 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 485-3859

http://www.actors-guild.com

This year's theme is "On Broadway" and an exciting evening of fun and fundraising is planned. Six couples will compete for the grand prize which is a combination of their fundraising efforts and their dance scores. The evening will also include hor dourves, a photo booth, open dancing and additional musical and dance entertainment.

Hours:
7:00 pm Admission $30.00

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Food As Art

Dates: 3/15/2015 - 3/15/2015

Location Riverside Artists Gallery
219 Second St
Marietta, OH
740 376-0797

http://www.riversideartistsgallery.com

Artists will be showing 2D and 3D works of art inspired by food and cook stylists will be sharing visually beautiful creations of food. Judging and prizes at 2:00 pm, then sample the creations.

Hours:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Admission Free

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Sponsored By: West Virginia Symphony Orchestra - Parkersburg

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 3/15/2015 - 3/15/2015

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

http://www.wvsop.org

Celtic Tenors

Hours:
3:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

North Bend's St. Patrick's Fest

Dates: 3/17/2015 - 3/17/2015

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

Corned beef and cabbage dinner.  Reservations suggested.

Hours:
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission $12.95

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Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

Women's Getaway Weekend

Dates: 3/20/2015 - 3/22/2015

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

A weekend full of activities designed with women in mind. Programs include hair cuts, facials, kitchen tips, arts and crafts, and much more.

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Easter Parade

Dates: 3/21/2015 - 3/21/2015

Location Downtown
Market St
Parkersburg, WV

The theme this year is "Spring is in the Air" and all organizations, churches, schools and businesses are welcome to take part to make this another successful Easter Parade, said Kiki Angelos, coordinator of the parade.

There will be an Easter bonnet contest - from babies to adults - and the winners will ride in the parade in a convertible.

Applications can be picked up starting the first week of February at Auntie Anne's Pretzels and Chick Fil A locations in the Grand Central Mall and along Grand Central Avenue and by calling 304-863-6516.

Hours:
2:00 PM

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Quilt Appraisals

Dates: 3/21/2015 - 3/21/2015

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

What is my quilt worth?  You can find out the answer by making an appointment to have your quilt appraised by Certified AQS Appraiser, Marilyn Maher.  Marilyn will examine your quilt(s) to identify the pattern, method of construction, approximate age and value.

The $20.00 cost for each appraisal includes museum admission and quilt show.  Pre-registration is required.

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Civil War Living History

Dates: 3/21/2015 - 3/21/2015

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

http://www.hendersonhallplantation.com

Carlin's Battery, a local Civil War Re-enactment group will have displays and demonstrations of Civil War era weapons, cooking, and other interesting tools and items important to the Civil War soldier.

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

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Bed Turnings From The Past

Dates: 3/21/2015 - 3/21/2015

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

Have you ever wondered about what kind of stories a quilt can tell?  We will unlock that mystery when you attend our "bed turnings".  Come hear stories about quilts as we turn back time with each quilt on our bed.

$10.00 per person admission includes museum admission and quilt show display.  Advance reservations suggested.  Light refreshments will be served.

Hours:
1:00 pm Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

Quilter's Spring Retreat

Dates: 3/22/2015 - 3/27/2015

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

Designed for those quilters who could not attend in February or want to come back, this retreat will be similar. The calm, peaceful setting of the North Bend lodge provides the perfect atmosphere for quilting.

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Winter Salon Series - Trillium Piano Series

Dates: 3/22/2015 - 3/22/2015

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

The Trillium Piano Trio presents "Bach, and Bach Again!." There is something inevitable about the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Although orphaned at 10, he represented a bright spot in over two centuries of continuous music making by the Bach family.  In spite of struggles and obstacles, Johann emerged as one of musics greatest creators.  From his masterful solo works for violin, cello and keyboard, to wonderful concerted music of his sonatas and concerti, Bach's catalogue is full of memorable, compelling compositions.  For this concert the Trio will present music of Johann Sebastian Bach as well as his sons, who helped shape the musical style to follow.

Hours:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: River Cities Symphony Orchestra

River Cities Symphony Orchestra - "Lord Nelson Mass"

Dates: 3/22/2015 - 3/22/2015

Location Basilica of St Mary of the Assumption Church
506 4th St
Marietta, OH
304 482-2985

Mozart's Jupiter Symphony & Haydn's Admiral Lord Nelson Mass featuring the Marietta College Concert Choir and Oratorio Chorus. Music Director: Robert Turizziani Choral Director: Dr. Daniel Monek

Hours:
7:00 PM Admission Adult $15.00, student $10.00

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Mystery Dinner Theatre - Campus Martius Museum

Dates: 3/28/2015 - 3/28/2015

Location Marietta Country Club
705 Pike St
Marietta, OH
740 373-3750

http://www.campusmartiusmuseum.org

The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation was probably the last thing heard by the tragically and unexpectedly deceased at the Annual Billionaires Club Masquerade Ball.  With a mystery under each feathery facade, unmasking the killer may be quite a challenge.  It's up to you to determine which partygoer is guilty, bring this crime to justice, and save the party!

Enjoy a stuffed pork loin and bruschetta chicken buffet catered by the Marietta Country Club.  Dinner includes dessert and a glass of wine.  A cash bar will be available.  Live entertainment is provided by the Murder Mystery Company: The experts in mystery entertainment!  There is limited seating so RSVP now!

Admission $60.00 per person

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Sponsored By: Smoot Theatre

The Great Gatsby

Dates: 3/29/2015 - 3/29/2015

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

http://www.smoottheatre.com

Adapted for the stage by Simon Levy; Let the power of the narrative, the accurate, haunting, and heartfelt snapshot of the Roaring Twenties, and the sheer beauty of the prose take your breath away.

Hours:
3:00 PM Admission $37 per person

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Brown Baggin' Thru History

Dates: 4/03/2015 - 4/03/2015

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

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

Hours:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Admission Free program. Discounted admission for tour of museum.

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