Martin Luther King Jr. events in the Ohio Valley

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., tells a press conference in Chicago, March 24, 1967 that civil rights demonstrations in Chicago “…will be on a much more massive scale than last summer.” King said marches will include some by African American pupils to all-white schools. (AP Photo/Charles Harrity)

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and many local organizations are holding events to honor the late Dr. King.

Here’s a list of events:

Gospel Concert

  • Time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Wheeling Jesuit’s Troy Theater

March honoring Dr. King’s legacy

  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location: Corner of Hill Street and Weir Avenue
  • March will officially start at 11 a.m. 
  • After the march, several guest speakers will talk to the crowd.


  • Time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Bethany College’s Renner Art Gallery

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