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OHIO VALLEY MINUTE

WEEK OF 7-8-24

 

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     The 37th Weirton Greek Festival is Friday, July 12 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at All Saints Greek Orthodox Church.  Enjoy delicious Greek food, pastries and entertainment.  Preorders being accepted now through Tuesday, July 9.  www.allstswwv.org or (304) 797-9884.

 

     The Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton hosts a chicken blast every Wednesday through August 28.  Chickens are $10 each.  Order your chickens every Wednesday morning between 6-8:30. (304) 748-9866.

 

     Indian Creek High School’s annual Summer STEM Camp is now through July 25.  Camp is Tuesday-Thursday from 9-noon.  barbara.turner@iclsd.org.

 

     Every month the AIM Women’s Center in Steubenville throws a baby shower for expecting mothers.  Interested in hosting a shower in July for moms due in August and September?  Contact the center. (740) 283-3636.

 

     The Harmonium Project presents First Fridays on Fourth the first Friday of every month in Downtown Steubenville.  Enjoy music, food and family fun.

 

     Wednesday’s In Wintersville is held the first Wednesday of every month from 4:30-8:30 p.m. along Main Street.  Enjoy music, food trucks, crafts and more.

 

     The Tony Teramana Cancer Center in Steubenville hosts a breast cancer support group the first Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. (740) 264-8207.

 

     The Ohio Valley Autism Network’s autism support group meets the second Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Mary H. Weir Library in Weirton.

 

     The Hopedale American Legion Riders host a steak fry the second Saturday of the month from 4-7 p.m. at the Hopedale American Legion. (740) 937-9995.

 

(This Week)

 

     The East Springfield Community Center will host a baked steak dinner Thursday from 4-6 p.m.  Enjoy baked steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, break, dessert and drink for $11. (740) 543-3066. (July 11)

 

     The Weirton Senior Center will host a dance, featuring “Jack Thomas,” Thursday from 6-8 p.m.  (304) 748-3490. (July 11)

 

     The Fort Steuben Concert Series presents “Hoard & Jones” along with “Chillbillyz” Thursday at Fort Steuben Park.  Show starts at 7 p.m.  www.oldfortsteuben.com  (July 11)

 

     The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert Series presents “Unique Suspects” Friday from 7-9 p.m. at Glen Dale Park. (July 12)

 

     Follansbee Community Days is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Follansbee Community House.  Enjoy three days of greet food and awesome live entertainment with the fireworks Sunday night. (July 12-14)

 

     The Reelin’, Rockin’ & Rollin’ on Main Street Cruise-In, to benefit the Barnesville State Theater, is Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. along Main Street in Barnesville. (July 13)

 

     The annual Weirton Steel 25-Year Club picnic is Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton. (304) 748-2795. (July 13)

 

     The Elm Grove Eagles will host a spaghetti dinner, to benefit Wheeling Fire Fighter and cancer patient, Seth Burek Saturday from noon-6. (304) 243-0275. (July 13)

 

     The Agape Church Worship Center in Steubenville will host Christmas In July Saturday at 6 p.m. (740) 219-2667. (July 13)

 

(Next Week)

 

     The Ohio Valley National Organization of Women will meet Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. at the Schiappa Library in Steubenville.

 

     The Jefferson County Drug Task Force will hold its Operation BRIDGE Days event Wednesday, July 17 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on the corner of North and Seventh streets in Steubenville.  Talk with law enforcement and addiction professionals.

 

     The Brooke County Committee on Aging will hold its annual senior picnic Thursday, July 18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Brooke Hills Park. (304) 527-3410.

 

     The Weirton Senior Center will host a dance, featuring “D.J. Chris,” Thursday, July 18 from 6-8:30p.m.  (304) 748-3490.

 

     The Fort Steuben Concert Series presents “Silver Springs” along with “Linden & Melvin” Thursday, July 18 at Fort Steuben Park.  Show starts at 7 p.m.  www.oldfortstueben.com

 

     The Follansbee Library will show the PG-rated animated film “Unsung Hero” Friday, July 19 at noon. (304) 527-0860.

 

     The Weirton Event Center presents “The Fantasy’s” Friday, July 19.  Gates open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7. (304) 797-7001.

 

     The Jefferson County Veterans Association will hold its annual picnic Saturday, July 20 from 2-4 p.m. at Smithfield Park.

 

     A cornhole tournament and fundraiser, to benefit Hunter Leake and his family, will be Saturday, July 20 at 3 p.m. at the Amsterdam VFW. (740) 491-8448.

 

     The Jefferson County Humane Society will hold a Ride Against Animal Abuse motorcycle run Sunday, July 21.  Breakfast & registration begins at 10 a.m. at Rutt’s Cross Creek Tavern, kickstands up at noon, dinner at 5 p.m.  $10 per person. (740) 314-5583.

 

     The Mechanicstown Cruise-In & Flea Market is Sunday, July 21 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Fox Township Firehouse. (330) 738-2805.

 

(More Local Events)

 

    Weirton Heights Church of Christ will host Vacation Bible School Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.      

 

     The Fort Steuben Concert Series presents “Blue Lunch” along with the “Norm Keyser Band” Thursday, July 25 at Fort Steuben Park.  Show starts at 7 p.m.  www.oldfortsteuben.com

 

     The 17th-Annual Heather Miller Memorial Golf Classic is Friday, July 26 at Oglebay Park.  (740) 391-6001.

 

     The Weirton Event Center presents Folk Night, featuring “Faire May” and “Blue Diggity” Friday, July 26.  Gates open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7.  (304) 797-7001.

 

     The 41st Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28 at Wheeling’s Heritage Port.  Enjoy great food and entertainment.

 

     The 5th-Annual Barnesville K-9 Hawaiian Golf Scramble is Saturday, July 27 at Fairway River Links.  Registration at 6 a.m., shotgun start at 7.  (740) 238-1153.

 

     St. Joseph The Worker Parish in Weirton will host its annual Block Party Sunday, July 28 from noon-6.  Enjoy food trucks, music, face painting, inflatables, a car cruise and prizes.

 

     The Annual Betty Zane Days Festival is Wednesday, July 31 through Saturday, August 3 at Martins Ferry City Park.

 

     The Fort Steuben Concert Series presents “Bon Journey” along with “Hermie Granati’s Dueling Pianos” Thursday, August 1 at Fort Steuben Park.  Show starts at 7 p.m.  www.oldfortsteuben.com

 

     The Weirton Event Center presents Country Night, featuring “The Gage Joseph Band,” Friday, August 2.  Gates open at 6 p.m., show at 7. (304) 797-7001.

 

     The Hopedale Fire Department will host a Flea Market Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Breakfast & lunch available. (740) 937-2333.

 

     The Ohio Valley BSA 43rd-Annual Owners Club Rally is Friday, August 2, Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 at Cable Creek Campground in Toronto. (740) 219-9164.

 

     The Linsly Football Alumni Golf Scramble is Saturday, August 3 at the Moundsville Country Club.  Shotgun start at 1 p.m.

 

     The 18th WVU Medicine Children’s Ohio Valley Gala is Saturday, August 3 at 6 p.m. at Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Resort.  Tickets for this black-tie optional event are $175 per person and include dinner, dancing and cocktails.  https://ovchgala.com

 

     The Friends of Madonna picnic is Sunday, August 4 from noon-5 at the Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton.  Enjoy a meet-the-team event and prizes.

 

     The Annapolis Open Air Flea Market is Thursday, August 8 from 3-8 p.m. on Annapolis Road in Bloomingdale.  Free set up, food & drinks available.  (740) 512-3278.

 

     The Weirton Event Center presents CCR Tribute “Pendulum” and a Car Cruze Friday, August 9.  Gates open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7.  (304) 797-7001.

 

     The 7th Annual Josh Merriman Foundation Golf Outing is Saturday, August 10 at Steubenville Country Club.  Tee times at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.  (740) 424-3909.

 

     St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Weirton will host its 61st-annual Peach Festival Saturday, August 10 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (304) 723-4120.

 

     The 13th-Annual “Just BeClaus” Motorcycle Run is Sunday, August 11.  Registration, at the Amsterdam VFW, begins at 9 a.m., bikes out at 11.  $20 for a single rider, $30 a couple. (330) 936-3623.

 

     The Funseekers will hold a picnic Sunday, August 11 at 1 p.m. at Follansbee Park.  Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish

 

     A motorcycle run, to benefit cancer patient Rick Loy, is Saturday, August 17.  Registration, at Green Acres in Colliers, is 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (740) 632-7738.

 

     The 10th Mountaineer Brewfest is Saturday, August 17 at Wheeling’s Heritage Port.  Tickets available at mountaineerbrewfest.com.

 

     The Wintersville American Legion will hold a dance, featuring “Mongo Huey,” Saturday, August 17 from 8-11 at the picnic grounds behind the Wintersville American Legion.

 

     The County Road Farm Festival is Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 at the Pinkerton-Gross Farm in Bloomingdale.  Enjoy food, crafts, entertainment and more.  (740) 944-1218 or (740) 219-1908.

 

     The 4th Annual Suzanne Kresser Memorial 5K Run/Walk is Saturday, September 21 at Jim Wood Park in Steubenville.  Registration at 7:30 a.m., race begins at 8:30 a.m. (740) 284-9000.

 

     The Steubenville Shrine Club presents a Jump Into Fall Open Air Flea Market & Craft Show Saturday, September 21 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Alladinland in Bloomingdale.  Enjoy breakfast, food trucks and more. (740) 346-5994.

 

     The 12th-Annual “Just BeClaus” Golf Outing is Sunday, September 29 at Carroll Meadows Golf Course.  Shotgun start at 8 a.m.  $75 per person.  (330) 627-2663.

 

     The 54th Annual Jewett Craft Show is Saturday, November 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Jewett Fire Station.  jewettcraftshow@gmail.com

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