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Date Range Requested: 10/31/2014 - 11/30/2014.

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

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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: 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

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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

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Sponsored By: WesBanco Parkersburg

Exhibit by Heather Royer

Dates: 10/31/2014 - 11/28/2014

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

http://www.wesbanco.com

Mixed Medium

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: WineTree Vineyards

Date Night at the Winery

Dates: 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014

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

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Sponsored By: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Valley Gem Blennerhassett Island Halloween

Dates: 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014

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

http://www.valleygemsternwheeler.com

Spend Halloween Night aboard the Valley Gem on a trip to Blennerhassett Island. The trip begins at 6pm with dinner while we are underway to the Island. Upon arriving on the Island at dark, we will take a tour of the Blennerhassett Mansion by candlelight which is said to be haunted by the ghost of Margaret Blennerhassett. After the mansion tour, we will board the Valley Gem for appetizers and the return trip to Marietta. We will have a DJ playing music throughout the trip with a dance floor and a cash bar available. We encourage everyone to dress in costume. We will arrive back in Marietta around midnight.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM Admission $55.00 per person; $99.00 per couple

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Sponsored By: The Castle

Halloween Ghost Tours

Dates: 10/31/2014 - 11/01/2014

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

A Gothic-style Castle on a hill, steeped in local history, where phantom footsteps walk the halls, and eerie moans fill the rooms. And it is right here in Marietta. Join the Castle staff as they lead you on a tour of history, and mystery. Hear the stories of volunteers, visitors and maintenance crews, as they relate the eerie happenings of 418 Fourth St. This tour will be in a completely darkened house, led by a costumed guide by lantern light. Tours begin every half hour from 7-9 PM.

Hours:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Admission $10 per person

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Sponsored By: Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club

Model Railroad Club Annual Model Railroad Show

Dates: 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014

Location WVU-P
300 Campus Dr
Parkersburg, WV
304 588-5417

http://www.movmrc.org

Hours:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Riverside Artists Gallery

Leather, Baubles and Beads

Dates: 11/07/2014 - 11/07/2014

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

http://www.riversideartistsgallery.com

Featuring leather jewelry by Scott Bookman, bead & wire jewelry by Jen McKenna and Music by Will Crichton Trio from Parkersburg.

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

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Sponsored By: The Castle

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops

Dates: 11/08/2014 - 11/08/2014

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Learn the step-by-step basics of building a Gingerbread House. Workshop includes all materials (including candy) and instruction booklet with templates. Decorate it using yummy candy while listening to Christmas music in the Castle's historic summer kitchen. Seating is limited, so make your reservations today!

Hours:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Admission $15.00 per person

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Sponsored By: Wayne National Forest

Free Trails - Veterans Day Weekend

Dates: 11/08/2014 - 11/11/2014

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

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

This is our way of saying thanks to the many veterans who have sacrificed their lives for our safety and freedom. We encourage veterans, their families and all visitors to take advantage of these "Fee Free" days as a way to experience the great outdoors, promote healthy living, and create lasting memories. The fee waiver applies to trails only.. Campgrounds and other recreations fee sites are not part of this waiver.

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

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

Appraisal Clinic

Dates: 11/08/2014 - 11/08/2014

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

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

Come join Garth's Auctions, Ohio's oldest auction house, in support of the Campus Martius Museum. Specialists from Garth's Auctions will be conducting an antique's road show and for a $5.00 donation, you may have your family heirloom or found treasure appraised by one of Garth's specialist. All funds collected will be donated to the Campus Martius Museum on behalf of Garth's Auctions.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: S&P Harley-Davidson

S&P Harley HUGE 5th Anniversary Celebration

Dates: 11/08/2014 - 11/08/2014

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

http://www.sandpharleydavidson.com

S&P Harley-Davidson invites you to stop in and enjoy Birthday Cake, Food, Special Promo's and DJ Entertainment! Jean Davidson will be present for a meet and greet and book signing. See the Buffalo Bike created by Ron Stratman that has traveled to Sturgis and across the country. Enjoy the Exclusive Storewide Anniversary Celebration featuring in-store prize giveaways!

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Riverside Artists Gallery

Animal Pastels "Date to Create"

Dates: 11/09/2014 - 11/09/2014

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

http://www.riversideartistsgallery.com

Instructor Karol Goldstein will guide you in drawing an animal with soft pastels. Finished piece will be 18" by 24". Supplies and snacks provided.

Hours:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Admission Adults $35.00, students $25.00

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Sponsored By: Smoot Theatre

The Piano Men: A Musical Journey Through the 70's

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

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

http://www.smoottheatre.com

The Piano Men is a musical celebration of the 1970's - year by year, hit by hit - from the songs of Billy Joel and Elton John.

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission $30 per person

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Sponsored By: The Castle

Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops

Dates: 11/15/2014 - 11/15/2014

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

Learn the step-by-step basics of building a Gingerbread House. Workshop includes all materials (including candy) and instruction booklet with templates. Decorate it using yummy candy while listening to Christmas music in the Castle's historic summer kitchen. Seating is limited, so make your reservations today!

Hours:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Admission $15.00 per person

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Sponsored By: West Virginia Symphony Orchestra - Parkersburg

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Dates: 11/15/2014 - 11/15/2014

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

http://www.wvsop.org

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 Valentina Lisitsa, piano

Hours:
3:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

Holiday Open House

Dates: 11/16/2014 - 11/16/2014

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

http://www.blennerhassettislandstatepark.com

The Blennerhassett Museum will be decorated for the holidays. An afternoon reception at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History will feature local entertainment and refreshments.

Hours:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Riverside Artists Gallery

Paint a Masterpiece "Date to Create"

Dates: 11/16/2014 - 11/16/2014

Location Riverside Artists Gallery
219 Second St
Marietta, OH
304 375-3908

http://www.riversideartistsgallery.com

Virginia Killian, well known local instructor, will lead you to Paint a Masterpiece fall scene in two hours. Supplies and snacks provided. Call the Gallery or stop by and reserve a spot in this fun class.

Hours:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Admission Adult $35.00, child $25.00

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Sponsored By: Campus Martius Museum

An Evening At The Museum

Dates: 11/21/2014 - 11/21/2014

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

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

The Friends of the Museums, Inc. presents An Evening at the Museum. This will be a fundraiser to support the operations of the Campus Martius & Ohio River Museums. Come to preview rare and unique artifacts owned by local collectors that will be on display for this night only! Experience the Civil War through the words and artifacts of Washington County citizens and admire the Northwest Territory Murals, formerly hidden in plain sight at City Hall, now on display at Campus Martius Museum. Gain a new perspective of life on a new frontier while experiencing a candlelight tour of the Rufus Putnam House. Civil War music by Steven Ball and the dulcimer by Scott Cain will add to the festive atmosphere of the evening while guests try their luck at Thomas Playfair's 18th Century House of Chance which includes dice, cards, and shill games! Hors d'oeuvres are graciously provided by Third Street Deli, Spagna's and the Valley Gem Sternwheeler.

Hours:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Admission $50 per person

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Dates: 11/21/2014 - 11/22/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Revenge is best served hot...in a meat pie, to be exact. Just strike up a deal with the barber.

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Holiday In The Park

Holiday In The Park Light Displays

Dates: 11/22/2014 - 12/31/2014

Location City Park
1920 Park Ave
Parkersburg, WV
304 480-2655

Colorful array of animated and still holiday light displays by various businesses and individuals depicting the Christmas season. Displays also located at Southwood Park.

Admission Donation

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Sponsored By: The Castle

Trillium Piano Trio - "Dvorak, Devotedly"

Dates: 11/23/2014 - 11/23/2014

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

http://www.mariettacastle.org

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

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Sponsored By: North Bend State Park

Thanksgiving Buffet

Dates: 11/27/2014 - 11/27/2014

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

http://www.northbendsp.com

Prime Rib Carving Station, Turkey and Dressing, Baked Ham, Pecan Crusted Fish, Chicken Wings, Deluxe Salad Bar, and Dessert Bar. Children 7 to 12 eat for $10.95. Children 6 and under eat for free.

Hours:
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Admission Adults $21.95

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Sponsored By: Blennerhassett Hotel

Thanksgiving Harvest Dinner Buffet

Dates: 11/27/2014 - 11/27/2014

Location The Blennerhassett Hotel
320 Market St
Parkersburg, WV
304 865-8650

http://www.theblennerhassett.com

At The Blennerhassett Hotel, we don't believe that Thanksgiving is all about the turkey. We believe in variety. Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner Buffet and taste the difference for yourself. Call 304-422-3131 to make reservations.

Hours:
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Admission Adults $31.95, Seniors $28.95, child $11.95

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Sponsored By: WesBanco Parkersburg

Exhibit by Kari Gunter-Seymour

Dates: 11/28/2014 - 12/31/2014

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

http://www.wesbanco.com

Photography

Admission Free

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Dates: 11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Revenge is best served hot...in a meat pie, to be exact. Just strike up a deal with the barber.

Hours:
8:00 PM Admission Call for info

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Sponsored By: Actors Guild of Parkersburg

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Dates: 11/30/2014 - 11/30/2014

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

http://www.actorsguildonline.org

Revenge is best served hot...in a meat pie, to be exact. Just strike up a deal with the barber.

Hours:
2:30 PM Admission Call for info

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