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OHIO VALLEY MINUTE

WEEK OF 7-26-21

 

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     The Lucas D. Sledgmer (Sledge’-eh-mer) Memorial Scholarship Fund is having a beef and hog fundraiser.  Win a new freezer filled with half a beef and half a hog.  Two winners will be notified Saturday, September 11.  (740) 433-5054, (740) 433-5083 or (740) 582-0027.

 

     Brooke County School District is holding a Stuff A Bus Event at the Brooke County Board of Education Office.  Stuff the Bus with school supplies now through Friday, August 6.

 

     The Serbian Men’s Club holds its CHICKEN BLAST every Wednesday at the Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton.  Chickens are $8.  Order your chicken Wednesday morning between 6-8:30. (304) 748-9866. (Through Aug 25)

 

     The Weirton Elks Lodge hosts a fish fry every Friday from 3-7 p.m. (304) 748-0565.

 

     The St. Clairsville Chamber of Commerce presents “Second Saturdays,” featuring vendors and live entertainment, the second Saturday of every month from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in St. Clairsville.  (740) 695-9623) (Through Oct 9)

 

     Enjoy First Wednesday’s…the first Wednesday of every month from 4:30-8:30 p.m. along Main and Grove Streets in Wintersville.  Enjoy crafts, food and activities.

 

     The Jefferson County Soil & Water Conservation District’s Summer Farmers market is every Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Blessed Sacrament Church in Wintersville.  The Farmers Market runs through September. (740) 264-9790.

 

     The Brooke County Farmers Markets is every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. outside the Dollar General Market in Wellsburg.

 

    The Downtown Steubenville Farmers Market is every Thursday from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the corner of South 4th and South Streets. (Now-Oct 28)

 

(This Week)

 

     St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church in Wheeling is hosting its 20th-Annual Grecian Food Festival now through Saturday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.  Enjoy authentic Greek food and traditional Greek music.(304) 233-0757. (July 28-31)

 

     The Ohio Valley Oil & Gas Association presents its 8th-Annual BBQ and Golf Outing Thursday at Belmont Hills Country Club.  Registration at 11 a.m., shotgun start at noon, the BBQ begins at 6 p.m. (740) 695-2263. (July 29)

 

     The Jefferson County General Health District will host a Bike Rodeo for Kids Thursday from 1-4 p.m. at Jim Wood Park in Steubenville.  Children are welcome to bring their bike and helmet for a fun day of bicycle games.  (July 29)

 

     The Berkman Amphitheater in Steubenville will host “The Marcels” Thursday at 7 p.m. (740) 283-4935. (July 29)

 

     The Weirton Event Center will host “Twice As Nice” along with the “40 Plus Band” Friday at 7 p.m. (304) 797-7001. (July 30)

 

     The Barnesville K-9 Golf Scramble, to benefit disabled American Veterans, is Saturday at Fairway River Links Golf Course in Rayland. (740) 238-1153. maloriekubat@gmial.com  (July 31)

 

     The 7th-Annual Rich Smith Memorial Motorcycle Run is Saturday at Mustang Sally’s in Follansbee.  Registration begins at 11 a.m., bikes out at 1.  Proceeds benefit the Brooke High School Marching Band. (July 31)

 

     The Jefferson County Humane Society will hold its Dog Days of Summer Festival Saturday from 6-10 p.m. at Aladdin Land in Wintersville.  Enjoy craft beer and wine tasting, food trucks and live entertainment with “The Buffettman.” (740) 314-5583. (July 31)

 

     The East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraising pulled pork dinner Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  Dinner includes pulled pork with a roll, macaroni & cheese, green beans, salad, dessert and drink for $10. (740) 543-3563. (Aug 1)

 

(Next Week)

 

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Tuesday, August 3 from noon-5 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Moundsville. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The St. Clairsville Central Park Amphitheater presents Americana and Bluegrass night, featuring the “Gypsy Cowboys,” Tuesday, August 3 at 7 p.m. (740) 695-2037.

 

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Wednesday, August 4 from noon-4 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Steubenville. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The Toronto Gazebo presents “Steve Dorsey” as Roy Orbison and “Kurt Nova” as Elvis Wednesday, August 4 at 7 p.m. (740) 317-3947.

 

     Wheeling Park’s White Palace will host a drive-thru school supplies distribution event Thursday, August 5 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Thursday, August 5 from noon-5 at River City Ale Works in Wheeling. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The Weirton Event Center presents an “Ultimate Tribute to Shania Twain & Tim McGraw” Friday, August 6.  Gate open at 6 p.m. with the show at 7. (304) 797-7001.

 

     The Drew Palmer Memorial Craft & Vendor Show is Saturday, August 7 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. behind Wallace Lodge at Sally Buffalo Park in Cadiz. (740) 582-9756.

 

     A softball tournament, to benefit the Mytia Barker Memorial Scholarship Fund, is Saturday, August 7 at Bellview Park in Steubenville.  Registration at 9 a.m., games start at 10. (740) 314-9015.

 

     The Brooke-Hancock Backpack & Resource Fair is Saturday, August 7 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Weirton Event Center. (304) 748-7850.

 

     Mingo Sportsman’s Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Sunday, August 8 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  (740) 632-5060.

 

     The Upper Ohio Valley American Legion Riders will hold a fundraising motorcycle run Sunday, August 8.  Registration, at the Weirton American Legion, begins at 10 a.m., bikes out at 11.  $20 per rider and $10 per passenger.

 

     A Car & Bike Show to benefit Larry Keller, who’s battling pancreatic cancer, is Sunday, August 8 at the Weirton Event Center from 2-6 p.m.  Enjoy great live music, food, vendors, auction items and prizes.

 

(Down The Road)

 

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Monday, August 9 from noon-5:30 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The Toronto Gazebo hosts Funk & R&B Night, featuring “Pocket Change,” Wednesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. (740) 317-3947.

 

     The Urban Mission presents its’ Back To School Bash Thursday, August 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the 7th Street Plaza in Steubenville.  Area kids can enjoy free back packs and school supplies.

 

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Thursday, August 12 from 1-6 p.m. at Word of Life Fellowship in Steubenville. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     Berkman Amphitheater in Steubenville presents “Vince Villanova’s Big Band” Thursday, August 12 at 7 p.m. (740) 283-4935.

 

     An Alzheimer’s Glow Walk will be held Friday, August 13 at the Martins Ferry Rec. Center.  Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the walk starts at 6. (304) 905-8160.

 

     The Weirton Event Center hosts “The Fantasy’s” Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m. (304) 797-7001.

 

     The 4th-Annual Josh Merriman Foundation Golf Outing is Saturday, August 14 at Steubenville Country Club.  Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. (740) 632-3673.

 

     Wyandot Bowmen Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Saturday, August 14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  (304) 479-1009.

 

     The Annapolis Mini Flea Market is Saturday, August 14 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next to the Annapolis Pit Stop.

 

     St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Weirton will hold its 58th-Annual Peach Festival Saturday, August 14 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.  Enjoy awesome food, including their “famous peach shortcake.” (304) 723-4120.

 

     The Red Devil Club Fall Fundraiser is Saturday, August 14 from 6-11 p.m. at the Bob Gary Pavilion in Warnock, Ohio.  Enjoy great food, auction items and prizes. Must be 21 years of age to attend. (740) 310-1593.

 

     Starvaggi Memorial Pool in Weirton will host its 2nd-Annual Bark in the Park event, a chance to take your dog swimming, Sunday, August 15 from 6-8 p.m.  $5 per dog.  Owners must present proof of their dog’s vaccinations and owners must sign a release.

 

     The Toronto Gazebo presents “40-Plus” Wednesday, August 18 at 7 p.m. (740) 317-3947.

 

     The Weirton Event Center presents “The Fossils” along with “Led Foot Lover” Friday, August 20 at 7 p.m. (304) 797-7001.

 

     A three-day music festival, “Hootenanny In The Hills,” will be held on Hudson Hill Road in Weirton Friday, August 20, Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22.  Enjoy over 60 musical acts, camping, food, vendors and more.  Tickets available at the gate.  Portion of the proceeds benefit The Comfort House for battered and abused children.

 

     The Toronto Gazebo presents “Jimmy Lee Hook” Wednesday, August 25 at 7 p.m.  (740) 317-3947.

 

     The Weirton Event Center will host Gospel Night, featuring “The Chrisagas Brothers”, “Mark Statler” and “JoAnn Jones,” Friday, August 27 at 7 p.m. (304) 797-7001.

 

     The Weirton Event Center presents “7 South” Friday, September 3 at 7 p.m. (304) 797-7001.

 

     Sherwood Archery Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Sunday, September 5 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (304) 491-0078.

 

     Wyandot Bowmen Club hosts a 3-D archery shoot Monday, September 6 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (304) 479-1009.

 

     The Weirton Event Center will host a special tribute for 9-11, featuring “Vince Villanova’s Big Band,” Friday, September 10 at 7 p.m. (304) 797-7001.

 

     Mingo Sportsman’s Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Sunday, September 12 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (740) 632-5060.

 

     The Hancock County Old-Time Fair is Friday, September 17 through Sunday, September 19 at Tomlinson Run Park in New Cumberland.

 

     The Edison High School Band Show “Tearin’ Up The Turf” is Saturday, September 18 at 7 p.m. at Edison’s new football stadium.  marc.sansone@edisonwildcats.org

 

     The 19th-Annual Christmas In The Park is Saturday, October 9 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, October 10 from 10-5 at Follansbee Municipal Park and the Community House.  Enjoy free admission, free parking, crafts, food and special attractions. (304) 748-3903.