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Multi-Cultural Festival features theme nights

June 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG —The 19th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival will feature three days of food, fun, entertainment and activities Friday through Sunday at City Park in Parkersbur. more »»

Still time for summer camps

June 16, 2014 If the children are climbing the walls now that school is out, it isn’t too late to find something to keep them busy. more »»

Dear ol' dad: Sometimes father knows best ... but not always

June 14, 2014 Sunday marks 104 years since Father’s Day was first celebrated in this country—a day to honor those patriarchs to whom we often look for words of wisdom. more »»

American history, just for laughs

June 12, 2014 You will giggle. You will groan. You will get wet. more »»

Shindig music festival Saturday in Parkersburg

June 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG - The fifth annual Shindig music festival will be 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Ohio Valley Rowing Club at the foot of 19th Street next to the Memorial Bridge in Parkersburg. more »»

The Guess Who headlines Homecoming entertainment

June 12, 2014 By Wayne Towner Special to the Times PARKERSBURG —The headliners for this year's Parkersburg Homecoming Festival will bring a touch of classic country and rock 'n' roll to downtown Parkersburg from... more »»

Plan the Perfect Picnic

June 7, 2014 Nothing says summertime quite like the joy of being able to eat outside, as families pack up the picnic baskets and workers escape the break room to have lunch in the park. more »»

Learning to fly

June 5, 2014 Frank Purcell of Coolville had never really been into model building or remote controlled vehicles, but after he saw a notice for a local fly in listed in the newspaper about 14 years ago, he decide... more »»

Busy June calendar on Blennerhassett Island

June 5, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A number of activities are planned during the month of June on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. Event information and reservations are available by calling (304) 420-4800. more »»

Going for the big cats

May 29, 2014 Many will come but few will last the night. But it’s all in the name of fun. The 11th annual Frontier FFA Catfish Tournament will be held this weekend, with registration beginning at 7 p.m. Saturda. more »»

Upcoming tour mixes garden sites, area history

May 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Garden lovers and those interested in historic homes will have the chance to combine their interests or sample something new when the Julia-Ann Square Historic District holds its annua... more »»

Remember when? Reflections of high school

May 24, 2014 High school can be a time of uncertainty and growth, but also of cherished memories, whether they’re of a first car, a first love, a best friend or a prom that lived up to all the fantasies. more »»

Bridge company benefit

May 22, 2014 Decorated with everything from clowns and snowmen to horseshoes and covered wagons, hundreds of unique glass soda bottles with brightly painted labels are set to be auctioned off Sunday to raise... more »»

Music in the Park concert series in Williamstown

May 22, 2014 From local reports WILLIAMSTOWN — The 20th annual Music in the Park Concert Series will continue May 27 at Tomlinson Park in Williamstow. more »»

Unique tour spotlights rarely seen places in town

May 15, 2014 Imagine being given a backstage pass into some of Marietta’s more interesting buildings. This Saturday, for one day only, there is no such thing as “off-limits. more »»

Symphony orchestra to wrap up season at Lafayette

May 15, 2014 The River Cities Symphony Orchestra will conclude its 2013-2014 season at 7 p.m. May 30 at the Lafayette Hotel Grand Ballroom in Marietta. more »»

Bringing 'Shrek' to life

May 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — In a live theater production, the proper use of makeup and other items- including prosthetics like fake noses and ears- can go a long way in helping an actor become his or her character. more »»

Sweetapple Farm’s baby shower

May 8, 2014 Mother’s Day is this Sunday and if you think you might be in the doghouse for forgetting, perhaps a trip to the farm will save the day. more »»

Healthy Kids Day Saturday at Marietta’s YMCA

May 8, 2014 As the promise of summer draws near, the Marietta Family YMCA is planning a day of community fun in hopes of encouraging youth to keep their minds and bodies active during those sometimes lazy summe... more »»

Shrek: The musical

May 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg will be performing “Shrek the Musical” in May, based on the popular animated film series. The musical will be performed at 8 p.. more »»



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