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History Channel’s American Pickers to take stop in Parkersburg next week

April 30, 2014

Show seeks to feature collectors and characters. PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (April 30, 2014) – This isn’t your grandmother’s antiquing. The popular History Channel television show American Pickers will make a stop in West Virginia this May, including Parkersburg. The show is currently seeking collectors and characters to be featured in future episodes. “The Pickers team will be coming…

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Steampunk Convention comes to Parkersburg!

April 18, 2014

There is an exciting new event coming to Parkersburg the first weekend in May this year. The event is Vandalia-Con, a convention based on the genre of imaginative fantasy known as Steampunk. Steampunk has its roots in the speculative fiction of such late 19th century authors as Jules Verne and HG Wells. I encourage you…

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“Introduction to Adventure” A great new program at North Bend

March 27, 2014

I was out at North Bend State Park recently and I met with Superintendent Steve Jones and Kristi Steed, their Group Sales Coordinator. They were telling me about a great new spring program out at the park that will provide the opportunity for people to receive instruction in two of my favorite outdoor activities –…

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All Aboard!

February 7, 2014

If you’re going to be in town the weekend of February 22nd, do yourself a favor and head on down to the Mid-Ohio Valley Model Railroad Club Event – Cabin Fever Breaker Open House. The event will be held at the headquarters of the MOVMRC in the Basement of the NOE office building at 610…

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Travelling Exhibit from the Smithsonian at Parkersburg Art Center

February 6, 2014

“Hometown Teams – How Sports Shape America” is a Museum on Mainstreet Exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Institution Travelling Exhibit Service.  It will visit six locations in West Virginia this year and our own Parkersburg Art Center was chosen to be the opening venue! The kick off for this fantastic exhibit will take place with…

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