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Beverly American Legion Post 389 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 5 t o 7 p.m. today. The cost is $8 and includes fish deep-fried or baked, fries, and coleslaw. There will be music by Jessica Jo and Justin from 7 to 10 p.m. The public is welcome.

Riverside Artist Gallery will host its annual Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Regular and seasonal art by the Gallery artists will be available for purchase. Works by Shila Wilson, Melissa Rohrer and Sharon Hanse will be on display. The event will also include free make-and-take mini art classes and Santa will visit. A drawing will be held for a gift basket filled with arts and crafts. The gallery is located at 219 Second St., Marietta.

Santa will be making his annual tour of Oak Grove and areas of Muskingum Township on the west side of the river beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday. The firefighters and Santa will also be collecting food donations for the Gospel Mission Food Pantry.

The Washington County Historical Society will host a special holiday event at the historical Fearing House, 131 Gilman Ave., Marietta, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be an open house with Victorian era holiday decorations and light refreshments; tours of the home will also be provided. Admission is free and donations are appreciated, with proceeds going for maintenance of the Fearing House.

The next meeting of volunteers for Christmas Day Feast 2019 will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Fellowship Hall of Marietta First Presbyterian Church. Volunteers are needed to promote the event, prepare and deliver meals, bus tables and clean afterward. Cash donations to purchase needed items and homemade casseroles of beef, chicken, seafood, vegetables or mac and cheese are requested. Donations of fresh fruits and fruit juices, including V8, are appreciated.

•For information: Bruce Haas, 740-629-1277.

Beverly Eagles will host a steak fry at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Grilled steak dinners are $12 and grilled chicken dinners are $10. The event will include music by Division Street. For carry-out, call 740-984-4733.


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