Monday, Nov 11

What: FLAGS for HEROES
When: MON, NOV 11, 2019
Where: Tomlinson Park 584 Highland Ave Williamstown, WV 26187
Detail: Flags for Heroes display provided by the Williamstown Lions Club. More than 175 Flags will be on display. Flags are and can be sponsored in the name of a Veteran. All proceeds go to the purchase of ADA-compliant playground equipment for Tomlinson Park. Call or e-mail for more details.

What: Veteran’s Day Event
When: MON, NOV 11, 2019 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: HP Archery 3015 State Route 339 Belpre, OH 45714
Detail: HP Archery is honoring Veterans and their families who support them. In appreciation for our veterans…. All Veterans and Their Families can shoot the HP Archery 30 yd Indoor Range Free, November 11, noon – 8 p.m. Veterans can also shoot free a 30-minute session in TechnoHunt, a virtual simulator. Call to make an appointment. Last appointment time is 7:30-8 p.m. Six archers can shoot every 30 minutes. Bring proof of military service.

What: Veterans Day Ceremony
When: MON, NOV 11, 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Where: West Virginia University at Parkersburg 300 Campus Drive Parkersburg, WV 26104
Detail: Veterans Day honors those who served the country in war or peace — dead or alive — although, it’s largely intended to thank living Veterans for their sacrifices. Join us as we honor American Veterans with guest speaker Lieutenant Colonel Alex Cantu, USAF (Retired) and the Parkersburg South AFJROTC Color Guard. The event will take place in the College Theater. Lt Col Cantu joined the United States Air Force as a Second Lieutenant in 1988. He served in a variety of roles, including intercontinental ballistic missile launch officer, space surveillance crew commander, program manager, Air Force Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps detachment commander and Air War College instructor. He also held a variety of staff positions within the Air Force, to include setting nuclear weapons policy and procedures, managing the day-to-day operations of US Strategic Command computer networks, act as program manager for the North American Air Defense Command space warning systems and spend a year in Afghanistan helping the Afghan Air Force build their Air Force Academy. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in September 2015 after 26 years of active duty. Since then, Lt Col Alex Cantu has been the senior instructor for the Parkersburg South High School Air Force Junior ROTC program. The guest performer of the “National Anthem,” along with Artsbridge, is WVU Parkersburg alumna Amanda Stevens. Stevens performed with the musical group “ShhhBang” for many years and currently sings with MIXX. Contact WVU Parkersburg Veterans Advocate Darren Shearlock for more information.

What: Cutting Board Making (Class 1 of 2)
When: Monday, November 11, 2019 5:30 PM  8:00 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Make your very own 12” x 19.5” x 3/4” thick cutting board while learning the machines and the basics of the woodshop. Our content expert, Brent Smith will walk you through the process of taking rough sawn lumber and turning it into a large cutting board similar to the one shown above during this 2 day class. Choose your strips of wood for the main board from Cherry, Maple, Oak or Walnut. Join us for this great class to learn about the many possibilities in the woodshop, or meet some other serious woodworkers and leave with a high quality cutting board that you created! Supplies: Everything Provided Cost: $65.00*  (2 Day Class, cost covers both classes in the series 11/11 & 11/13) Class Limit: 3 People (Pre-Payment is required to reserve your seat! Pay online with a credit card, or bring cash or check to the Makerspace) Please secure your spot by using the form on our website to pre-register. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  For more information you can contact the Makerspace Coordinator by: Phone: 740-370-6399 x5, or Email: bb2cmakerspace@gmail.com

Tuesday, Nov 12

What: Harvest Feast at the Riviera
When: Every Tuesday at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Valley Gem Sternwheeler 601 Front St (Physical), Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: On Tuesdays during the month of November, the Riviera is offering a Five Course Harvest Feast. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm each Tuesday and include an appetizer, salad, soup, entrée with one side and dessert. Each meal will be filled with special dishes and each week will be different. Watch our Facebook page or our website rivieraatthevalleygem.com as we publish details for each menu. There is limited seating for the Harvest Feast and reservations are required. The restaurant will still be open for regular dinner hours with our dinner menu available each night. Reservations can be made by calling 740.373.7862, ext 1.

What: Fiber Arts/Open Sew
When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 5:30 PM  7:30 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Stop by with your new machine and get some assistance learning to use it. . . Started a project and need some help or advice to get it finished. . . Make any sewing project that you have seen posted as a class on our website. . . Stop in and get Ann’s help. No machine, but still want to learn how to sew? We have sewing machines that you can learn to use. It will be stress free and fun, and you will be sewing in no time! Supplies: Nothing required, Can bring your own machine or project to work on  if you have one. Cost: $10.00 Class Limit: 5 People Please secure your spot by using the form on our website to pre-register. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  For more information you can contact the Makerspace Coordinator by: Phone: 740-370-6399 x5, or Email: bb2cmakerspace@gmail.com

Wednesday, Nov 13

What: Cutting Board Making (Class 2 of 2)
When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:30 PM  8:00 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: *CLASS 2 IS ONLY OPEN TO THOSE WHO COMPLETED CLASS 1 on Monday! Keep an eye on our events page to get your spot in the next series of classes. Description: Make your very own 12” x 19.5” x 3/4” thick cutting board while learning the machines and the basics of the woodshop. Our content expert, Brent Smith will walk you through the process of taking rough sawn lumber and turning it into a large cutting board similar to the one shown above during this 2 day class. Choose your strips of wood for the main board from Cherry, Maple, Oak or Walnut. Join us for this great class to learn about the many possiblities in the woodshop, or meet some other serious woodworkers and leave with a high quality cutting board that you created! Supplies: Everything Provided Cost: $65.00*  (2 Day Class, cost covers both classes in the series 11/11 & 11/13) Class Limit: 3 People (Pre-Payment is required to reserve your seat! Pay online with a credit card, or bring cash or check to the Makerspace) Please secure your spot by using the form on our website to pre-register. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  For more information you can contact the Makerspace Coordinator by: Phone: 740-370-6399 x5, or Email: bb2cmakerspace@gmail.com

Thursday, Nov 14

What: Celebrating our 101 Anniversary
When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10 AM – 5:30 PM
Where: Baker & Baker Jewelers 105 Putnam St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Thank you to the community and clients around the world, because of you we are celebrating 101 years in the making.  We are going strong and as a thank you are passing on great savings to you up to 50% off for three days only!  Remember this is the only sale event we do.  Mark your calendar and save the date….

What: Wit & Whimzy Holiday Open House
When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Wit & Whimzy 152 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Join us for a Holiday Open House and get into the Christmas spirit! We’ll have Kathy from Patterson’s Farm and Sara and Adrienne from Spoilers Diffuser jewelry. They’ll have special products and advice for using their products. I’ll be making map jewelry by request, we’ll have refreshments, giveaways and other specials to be announced!

What: Date Night – Pallet Painting with Pleasing Pallets
When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM
Where: Jeremiah’s Coffee House 175 Front St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: $25 per person – Come early and order your Jeremiah’s goodies!   Use this link to reserve your spot! http://jeremiahscoffeehouse.com/servicesfromjeremiahs  Bring your best beau or just a group of friends! Let’s all have some fun making this fun Holiday Decoration!

What: 5th Annual MOVVO Veterans Resource Fair
When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 4 PM – 7 PM
Where: American Legion Post 64 of Marietta, Ohio 800 Wooster St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Please join us for MOVVO’s 5th Annual Veterans Resource Fair Thursday 11/14/19  Vendor set up 3:00-4:00 p.m. Resource Fair 4:00-7:00 p.m. All vendors offer a free service to Veterans.  Event is open to all Veterans in the Mid-Ohio Valley area.  Light snacks/refreshments available.  Local CBOCs, and mobile units available. Perfect time to get your flu shots! Please join us to learn of all the existing, and new resoures available for Veterans of the Mid-Ohio Valley.  Upstairs of the American Legion Post 64 (8th & Wooster Marietta). POC: Chad Wright 740.568.9009

What: 2019 Annual Awards Banquet
When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM
Where: Parkersburg Art Center 725 Market St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101
Detail: Mark your calendars! We invite MOV Chamber members to join us for an evening of celebration and reflection upon the 2019 year. Join us as we spend the evening highlighting the activities of the past year and the accomplishments of our members!   Please check back for more details and ticket announcements closer to date.

What: Winter Wall Hanging
When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:30 PM  7:30 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Look at this cute snowman! Join us to make this Winter Wall Hanging. It is approximately 14″ x 14″. You do not need to bring any supplies other than a desire to make something. Bring a friend and enjoy a relaxing evening of sewing. Supplies: All materials will be provided. Class Limit: 5 Cost: $20.00 , Pre-Payment Required Please secure your spot by using the form on our website to pre-register. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  For more information you can contact the Makerspace Coordinator by: Phone: 740-370-6399 x5, or Email: bb2cmakerspace@gmail.com

Friday, Nov 15

What: Clothing Giveaway
When: FRI, NOV 15, 2019 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Lowell Christian Church 322 Fourth St., Lowell, OH 45744
Detail: The Hands & Feet Ministry at Lowell Christian Church will hold a Community Clothing Giveaway.

Saturday, Nov 16

What: Craft & Vendor Show/Quarter Auction
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9 AM – 4 PM
Where: Marietta Church of God 501 Colegate Drive, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Kingdom Creations is hosting our Fall craft and vendor Fair/Quarter Auction from 9 am to 2 pm for craft and vendor show and 2 to 4 pm for quarter auction to raise funds for families in need during the holiday season. Table spaces are being rented 1 for $15 or 2 for $25.  Vendors and crafters that plan on participating in the Quarter Auction will need to pay an extra $10 on top of the table space fee for the Vendor Show. Vendors please bring at least 2 items to auction off for yourselves and 1 for the outreach to auction off. In addition to the donation item we ask for another item for our Country Store. All vendors setup for the Quarter Auction will receive 1 free paddle for the auction and all vendors setting up will receive one free door prize ticket. Please send payments to the Marietta Church of God at 501 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH 45750. Payment reserves space so if we don’t receive payment within a week of reserving space we will move to next in line as we do not require contracts. Contact Candace via email at  cbowman1130@live.com if you are interested in being a vendor. We also have events scheduled for December 7th and 14th (Mistletoe Market Days/Quarter Auction). Same time, same setup, and same pricing. Thank you!!

What: Light Up Downtown
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 9 AM – 12 PM
Where: Marietta Main Street 204 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: It’s time to deck the halls downtown! Join alongside groups of volunteers as we officially install the holiday decorations for the upcoming Merry-etta holiday season!  Volunteers are needed to prepare wreaths and garlands to be hung with care, and to hang wreaths, wrap garlands, and zip tie gift tags on lamp posts.  If you are involved with a group who would like to volunteer or have a handful of friends you’d like to get together to come on out and lend a hand, we could sure use as many folks as we can!  Confirm your participation by emailing info@mariettamainstreet.org with your intent to volunteer AS A GROUP. Individuals are encouraged to show up anytime!  As they say, many hands make light work. Bring a ladder if you have it, wear sneakers, and bundle up if it’s chilly. Hopefully this only takes a morning!  **All volunteers are asked to meet at the Armory. Refreshments provided.**

What: Gingerbread House Workshop
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10 AM – 12 PM
Where: The Castle – Marietta, Oh 418 4th St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Saturday, November 16th 10am – 12noon Come celebrate the holiday season with gingerbread house making at The Castle! In this workshop for ages 8 and up, participants will be guided in making a gingerbread house of their own. Materials and instruction booklets provided.  $20 per Kit. $5 Helper Fee. Seating is Limited. Reservations Required by November 12th.

What: Free Community Breakfast
When: SAT, NOV 16, 2019 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Where: First Congregational Church 318 Front Street Marietta, OH 45750
Detail:  Free Breakfast includes eggs, sausage, pancakes, juice, milk, coffee or tea. All are welcome.

What: Craft Show 
When: SAT, NOV 16, 2019 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Marietta First Church of the Nazarene 100 Mill Creek Road Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Marietta First Church of the Nazarene Craft Show – Concession stand and bake sale. All proceeds go to the church’s children’s department to help children with special needs.

What: Free Dinner
When: SAT, NOV 16, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Where: Seventh Street United Methodists Church 1801 7th Street Parkersburg, WV 26101a
Detail: Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner. We are located across from Dairy Queen.

What: Custom Christmas Stocking
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:30 AM  12:30 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: In this class we will be making a custom Christmas stocking. There will be different fabrics to choose from. Your stocking can be a simple basic style or quilt as you go. You can customize it anyway you want. Bring a friend and have a fun time creating your own special stocking to hang above your fireplace. Supplies: All materials will be provided, or bring your own favorite holiday fabric. Class Limit: 5 Cost: $20.00  Please secure your spot by using the form on our website to pre-register. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  For more information you can contact the Makerspace Coordinator by: Phone: 740-370-6399 x5, or Email: bb2cmakerspace@gmail.com

What: 4 Foot Sign Series – Cricut Introductory
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:00 PM  3:00 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Be sure to come by for our newest sign class! This class will be focused on creating a large outdoor sign for the holidays. In this first class, we will be creating a Thanksgiving sign sure to be a hit for the whole season. This class is open to all ages and skill levels. Be sure to stop back in for our next holiday class to add another sign to the back side for half price! Supplies: All materials will be provided. Class Limit: Cost: $40.00 for first time , Pre-Payment Required. $20.00, If you bring your sign back to put another season on the back side. Pre-Payment Required Please secure your spot by using the form on our website to pre-register. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  For more information you can contact the Makerspace Coordinator by: Phone: 740-370-6399 x5, or Email: bb2cmakerspace@gmail.com

Sunday, Oct Nov 17

What: St. Mary Parish and School Festival 
When: Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 1 PM – 6 PM
Where: Saint Marys Catholic School Marietta, Ohio
Detail: Baked Chicken Dinner Served 1:00 to 6:00 PM Menu:  Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Noodles, Applesauce, Roll, Drink & Dessert   Adults $10.00  Under 12 is $5.00.  Children 5 & under Eat Free               Raffle Drawings 4 Handmade Quilt Drawings Silent Auction Kids Games Pie & Cake Auction Country Store Homemade Amish Noodles, Farm Fresh Eggs, Carmel Popcorn, Hot Dogs, and much, much more.

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