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Paranormal Expo returns to Lafayette Hotel

By Michele Newbanks Staff Reporter Those people into the unusual and unexplained have a chance to meet like-minded people this Saturday at the Hidden Marietta Paranormal Expo. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lafayette Hotel ballroom. The price is $12 per person in ...

Quarter auction for ministry programs

By Michael Kelly Staff Reporter Quarter auctions have been around for more than a decade, but people who don’t frequent charity fundraisers might not know what they are. Anyone interested in having the experience can head for the Marietta Church of God fellowship hall at 501 Colegate ...

Theatrical productions offered for all audiences

From staff reports With the arrival of 2020, the Actors Guild of Parkersburg and the Mid-Ohio Valley Players in Marietta will be moving into the second half of their 2019-2020 seasons. In Marietta, 2020 will bring four more productions to the theater at Third and Putnam streets in downtown ...

Museum offers Insider’s Tour

Published in May, David McCullough’s book about the founders of Marietta, “The Pioneers,” continues to have effects in the city. An Insider’s Tour at the Campus Martius Museum Saturday afternoon will offer some deeper insight into the characters that drew McCullough’s attention as ...

MOVP youth present comedy

A talented cast of teens, a story of love and revenge, and...squirrels? The Mid-Ohio Valley Youth Players will present the comedic story of “The Worst High School Play in the World” this weekend at the Players Theatre, 229 Putnam St., Marietta. The production will be held on Friday at 7 ...

Smoot youth choirs will perform on Saturday

The Smoot Theatre Youth Vocal Ensembles will present a free Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Parkersburg. While the performance is free, donations will be accepted. Trinity Episcopal Church at 430 Juliana St., Parkersburg, is handicap accessible and ...