Saturday program on Victorian fashion
A living history program on Victorian fashion will be presented from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at The Castle in Marietta. The cost is $5, with reservations required by calling 373-4180. Amber Brooks will present a lecture on Victorian fashion and what it meant for women to reproduce it. Focusing on the 1880s, she will be covering the factors of fashion progression (1830s-1900), popular fashions and undergarments throughout that time period, and a seamstress' life bent on producing excessive frippery.
Closure of Ohio 339 will be today, Friday
Ohio 339 will be closed today and Friday at the section below the U.S. 50 overpass to allow crews to begin work on the U.S. 50 bridge beam that was hit a few weeks ago. The detour is U.S. 50 to Ohio 550 to Ohio 7 back to Ohio 339.
Warren High Class of '78 plans reunion
The Warren High School Class of 1978 will hold its 35th reunion Aug. 10. A dinner will be held at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 5080 School House Road, Little Hocking. Social time begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30. The dress is casual. Dinner reservations are $20 per person and must be received by Saturday. Make checks payable to "Warren Class of 78" and mail to Bev Urschel Dollison, 112 Marshall Road, Marietta, OH 45750.
- For information: Lou Fryman, 304-428-2947.
Library will host author of Pulitzer
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the Battle at Buffington Island, the Campus Martius Museum and the Washington County Public Library will host Lester Horwitz, author of the Pulitzer Prize nominated book "The Longest Raid of the Civil War." The program will take place at the Campus Martius Museum at 2 p.m. Saturday. It is free and open to the public.
Catfish tourney at local boat ramp
A catfish tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at the Williamstown boat ramp. Registration is from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, with check-in at 10 a.m. Saturday. The cost is $40 for a two-man team or $25 for one person. The first-place prize is 25 percent of the entry fees. There will also be a children's tournaments for children 8 and younger at a cost of $5 per entry.
- For information: Laurie Neader, 538-2862.