Wheeling Weekend of Fun


Another busy summer weekend across the Ohio Valley on both sides of the river.

Whether you’re into music, food, fun, friendly competition or just to relax… Your options are wide open..

Saturday it’s all about ART and West Virginia during the mountain state’s 152nd Birthday Celebrations….

WVNCC square, WV Independence Hall, and the Ohio County Public Library will house arts of every nature ..

That kicks off at 10:00 a.m. and  runs until 7:00 p.m.

For a full schedule of Saturday’s events you can go to wheelingartsfest.com

Also happening Saturday, a big ‘ol challenge in the 2nd annual challenge wheeling urban scavenger hunt!

Teams will spread out across Wheeling gather clues in hopes of winning cash prizes!

All proceeds from this event benefit Youth Services Systems..

For more information check out their website challenge wheeling dot com.

and West Virginia Day celebrations continue through Satuday evening.

Rain or shine, the West Virginia Day free concert, either at Heritage Port or the capitol theatre depending on the weather.

Travel across the river to the small town of Shadyside…for their annual loop fest, taking place on the basketball courts this year..

It runs Friday night  and Saturday  featuring live music, food and they’ll be honoring the softball state champions.

And don’t run from it, run for it, in the 2nd annual MILES FOR MIKE 5k will wind through the streets of Shadyside–race starts at 6:30..

You can register the day of…which raises money and awareness for PTSD

Also don’t forget Sunday is Father’s Day!

To help celebrate, grab your dad early and head to GrandVue for the inaugural Found Father’s 5k which benefits Crittenton Services. Race starts at 10:00 a.m.

For more information visit florencecrittenton.net.

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