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2021 Ohio Valley Christmas Events

 

Amsterdam – Christmas Parade (Saturday, December 11 at 7 p.m.)

 

Cadiz -- Cadiz Lighted Christmas Parade (Saturday December 4th at 6PM)

 

          Personalized Santa Letters (Harrison County Only) Deliver letters for Santa to “Santa Mail, 143 South Main St. Cadiz, OH 43907.” You will receive a personalized letter back from Santa Clause.

 

East Liverpool -- Christmas Parade (Saturday December 4th 6PM)

 

Steubenville -- Nutcracker Village at Historic Fort Steuben and throughout the city (Now - Saturday Jan 8.  Enjoy the Advent Market at the Nutcracker Village on the weekends, featuring food and vendors.

 

Toronto -- Crossroads Church North River Campus is accepting new or gently used toys for its Christmas distribution (Ends Dec. 10th)

 

          Christmas Parade (Saturday December 4th at 5:30PM)

 

          6th Annual Focus In Toronto’s Christmas Art Fest at Karaffa Rec Center (Sat Dec 11th 10-5PM)

 

Weirton -- Tri-State Marine Corps Club is collecting Toys For Tots. Toys can be dropped off at the Weirton VFW or Holliday Lanes in Weirton.

         

          2nd Annual Illuminate Weirton (Saturday December 18th 6-8PM)

 

Wintersville -- The GFWC Wintersville Women’s Club’s 19th Annual Holiday Splendor Luncheon & Style Show at St. Florian Hall (Sunday December 5th at 11:30AM)

 

 

OHIO VALLEY MINUTE

WEEK OF 11-29-21

 

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     Steubenville’s Nutcracker Village is open through Saturday, January 8 at Historic Fort Steuben.  Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday enjoy the Advent Market, featuring vendors, food and more. (740) 283-4935.

 

     Steubenville High School Key Club is collecting non-perishable food items for the Salvation Army’s Food Pantry.  Drop off your donation at Steubenville High School now through Wednesday, December 15.

 

     Crossroads Church—North River Campus in Toronto is accepting new or gently used toys for its Christmas distribution now-December 10. (740) 317-8181.

 

     The Tri-State Marine Corps Club is collecting for Toys for Tots.  Toys can be dropped off at the Weirton VFW or Holliday Lanes in Weirton.  (304) 670-6846.

 

     The Brilliant American Legion hosts a fish fry every Friday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (740) 598-3515.

 

     The Colliers Fire Department hosts a fish fry every Friday from 3-7 p.m.

 

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

 

(This Week)

 

     The Weir High Drama Club presents “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Friday and Saturday at the high school auditorium.  Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 7.  Tickets are $7 at the door. (Dec 3 & 4)

 

     Follansbee United Methodist Church will host an advent bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.   Enjoy crafts, treasures, soup and a bake sale. (Dec 4)

 

     St. Joseph’s Christmas Cookie Walk is Saturday from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in St. Joe’s grade school gym in Weirton. (Dec 4)

 

     The East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraising quarter auction Saturday.  Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the auction begins at 12:30. (740) 632-8658. (Dec 4)

 

     A benefit dinner/fundraiser, for Bill “Bear” Hurand, is Saturday at the Bergholz Fire hall.  Doors open at 1 p.m.  Menue: cabbage rolls, spaghetti & meatballs and meatball subs.  Enjoy a Chinese auction and other prizes. (Dec 4)

 

     Weirton Seventh Day Adventist Church presents “Laura Williams” in concert Saturday at 4 p.m. (Dec 4)

 

     The GFWC Wintersville Woman’s Club will hold its 19th-Annual Holiday Splendor Luncheon & Style Show Sunday at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.  Shopping begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at 1 p.m.  Lunch includes chicken parmesan, pasta, salad, bread & dessert.   Tickets are $30. (740) 381-2568. (Dec 5)

 

(Next Week)

 

     Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Steubenville will host a gyro sale Tuesday, December 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  (740) 282-9835.

 

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Wednesday, December 8 from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Wellsburg Christian Church. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Thursday, December 9 from 1-7 p.m. at Bridgeport Church of God. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Friday, December 10 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wheeling. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     Wayne Township Community Center in Unionport will host a fundraising breakfast Saturday, December 11 from 8-11 a.m.  Enjoy pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy & biscuits, scrambled eggs, toast and drinks.

 

     Promise of Victory Church of God in Weirton will hold a drive-thru Live Nativity Friday, December 10 and Saturday, December 11 from 7-9 p.m.

 

(Down The Road)

 

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Monday, December 13 from noon-5:30 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Tuesday, December 14 from 1-6 p.m. at Word of Life Fellowship in Steubenville. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Wednesday, December 15 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at the Hancock County Senior Center. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Thursday, December 16 from noon-5 at First Presbyterian Church in St. Clairsville. (1-800-RED CROSS) (1-800-733-2767)

 

     The Wreaths Across America Day Ceremony is Saturday, December 18 at Harding Stadium in Steubenville.  Gates open at 11:30, call to order at 11:55 a.m.