Events Marietta Ohio Week of 7 to 13, 2019

Monday, Oct 7 

What: First Ever Chili Cook-off
When: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM
Where: O’Neill Center 333 4th St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Join us for our first ever chili cook-off! You can come to be a part of the tasting and judging or enter your pot of chili.  The cost to enter your chili will be $6. We ask everyone to bring the chili in a crockpot. You will receive a number, and it will be placed on your chili so no one knows whose chili is whose. The winner will receive half of the money from the total proceeds of the entry fee.  A 50/50 drawing will be held throughout the cook-off. Everyone will get to taste each of the chili. Then when you decide on the one you think is best, you will put your vote in the container in front of the pot of chili. Who will be the winner with the best chili? Come out enjoy the fun and eat some yummy chili.   Get your ticket to enter your pot of chili, spots are limited.   If you want to come and enjoy and taste the chili please call (740) 373-3914 to show interest.

Tuesday, Oct 8

What: Go Mama! Stroller Workouts
When: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 AM
Where: Near the fountain next to the Lafayette Hotel every
Detail: Go Mama! Stroller Workouts are 60 minute outdoor, stroller classes designed for all fitness levels for Moms, Dads and caregivers combining body weight exercises, resistance bands and cardiovascular activity.   Put the baby in the stroller, pack up your yoga mat and come to class! We will meet at the fountain next to the Lafayette Hotel every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am.   Class is $5 per person or $20 for a punch card with 5 classes

Wednesday, Oct 9

What: Cardio Drumming 
When: Every Wednesday at 6:15-7:15
Where: Healthy Start Nutrition 216 Front St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Great Cardio workout for all levels of fitness!  Meet new friends in a fun non judgmental zone!!!  Come get your sweat on with this group in 2019!

What: Learn to Draw ~October
When: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Where: Peddler of Dreams Art Space for Children 270 Front St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: 🎃Calling all lovers of Halloween, witches, cats and ghosts ! Join us every Wednesday 4:15~5:15pm for a Spooktacular month of learning to draw and paint all things related to our favorite time of the year – Halloween 🍁For ages 7 & up/ 4 classes in October for $40 All supplies included ! 👀 Please call Peddler of Dreams 740.885.2054 to reserve a spot for your child by Oct 5. Don’t miss this session for October – it’s a kid favorite in our studio each year !! 🎃🍁🍂

What: Introduction to 3D Printing
When: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:30 PM 7:00 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Heard of 3D printing, but have no idea what it is? Never tried it before? Both the items in the cover photo where printed here at the Makerspace! This class will introduce you to the components necessary to print a small 3D object. After this class your should be able to make that small item that you have always needed, but just can’t find in the store. Supplies: Everything Provided Cost: $15 Class Limit: 4 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

Thursday, Oct 10

What: Fiber Arts/Open Sew
When: Thursday, October 10, 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

Friday, Oct 11

What: Food Truck Friday 2019
When: 2nd and 4th Fridays in August-October at 11 AM – 2 PM
Where: Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce The Riverview Building, 100 Front St, Suite 200, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: You can find The Big R BBQ, Busy Bee Restaurant, Elenies, Rockabilly Dogs & Catering and The Sweet Stop on the 2nd and 4th Fridays at the corner of 2nd & Greene Streets from 11am-2pm. This event is sponsored by the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce and CNAC.

What: Fish Fry
When: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 5 PM – 7 PM
Where: Marietta VFW Post 5108 319 Pike Street
Detail: Fish Fry by the Marietta VFW post 5108 motorcycle group It; $8 you get all you can eat Fish with Fries, Cole Slaw, and a Roll. Come out for some great fish and help support the veterans in your community.

What: Pound & Pour
When: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Where: Marietta Dance Academy, 108 Front St
Detail: Join Pound Pros Stephanie Sanderson &  Melissa McConnell for a Pound class like no other. Spend the first 60 minutes in a blacklight Pound class, followed by social hour catered by House of Wines featuring their famous Fall Sangria!   We will have fun things like a photo booth/selfie station with Melissa Rose Photography, a chance to win prizes and more!  Tickets are $20 and include a 60 minute Pound class, 1 glass of sangria and snacks from the House of Wines.

What: Intro to Stained Glass (Part 1/2)
When: Friday, October 11, 2019 5:00 PM 7:30 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Join Tom for this introductory class where you will learn the basics of stained glass work while creating this 4 piece 6” square window. Tom is an experienced glass cutter with approximately 14 years of experience. In this two part class you will learn to trace, cut, grind, assemble and solder your very own 4 panel leaded glass window. The goal of this class is not only to have you leave with a piece, but know enough to come in and utilize the Makerspace stained glass space for your own projects. Supplies: All materials will be provided for the class, you can select your own glass colors from our stock. However, you must wear closed toed shoes to participate, no sandals or flip flops will be allowed in the class. This class is also only open to those that are 18 and over. No youth or minors will be allowed. Cost: $100 (Pre-Payment is required to reserve your seat for this high demand class. This covers both part 1 and part 2 of the class) Class Limit: 4 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

What: Introduction to Laser Cutting
When: Friday, October 11, 2019 5:30 PM 7:00 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Come to this introductory class to start learning about the safety, software, types of materials and basic operation of our 45 watt laser cutter/engraver. This class is the first in a series of three classes designed to give makerspace members the experience they will need to start using the laser cutter during open making hours. Once you have taken this introductory class, schedule classes two and three directly with our staff. Supplies: All provided Cost: $20.00 Class Limit: 3 People (Please Pre-Register on our site) 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

Saturday, Oct 12

What: Walk with a Doc
When: Every Saturday from 8 AM – 9 AM
Where: Wayne Street Medical Campus Wayne St, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Lace up your sneakers and join us every Saturday for Walk with a Doc.This is a free provider-led walk that will begins with a 3-5 minute educational conversation. The walk starts on our Wayne Street Medical Campus (pediatric building, 310 East 8th Street in Marietta) will follow the Marietta River Trail for one hour, but participants do not need to walk for the full hour, and may walk at their own pace and distance. For more information please contact Dr. Tom Bartsokas at (740) 374-6030.

What: Apple Butter Stir Off
When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10 AM – 6 PM
Where: Belpre Civitian Park State Route 618 & George St, Belpre, Ohio 45714
Detail: Apple Butter, Crafters, Food Vendors, Pageants, Entertainment and Children’s Area, much more.

What: Robotics Teams’ Spaghetti Fundraiser
When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 3 PM – 7 PM
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg 1200 Mary St, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101
Detail: RAISE A FORK to support the robotics teams of the Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg.  Spaghetti dinner and raffle will be held at the Club on Saturday, October 12th from 3-7pm.   Dinner will include spaghetti, salad, bread,and drinks (tea, lemonade, water).  Cost is $6 for Adults and $4 for Kids (12 & under).  “Night on the Town” Gift Card raffle will be conducted as well with tickets for $1 each or 6 for $5.  All proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg robotics teams for equipment, registration, playing fields, and training/tournament expenses. See Less

What: Scarecrow Contest & Fall Fest
When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 8 AM – 12 PM
Where: River City Farmers Market Washington County Fair Grounds, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: Win a cash prize! Create and decorate a scarecrow and bring it to the market on Saturday, October 5th. They will be put on display with voting containers. Make sure you stop by the market to vote by putting your change (or dollars!) in the voting container for the best scarecrow, on Saturday, October 5th and 12th. The voting container that receives the most money will will the contents of all the voting containers and bragging rights! Make sure to get your scarecrows in early on October 5th. If you have questions, please see Judy Short (Short N Shorter) for more information or message our page.  Also join us Saturday, October 12th for our Fall Fest celebrations. We will have snacks, drinks and of course scarecrow displays and voting.

What: Ice Cream Social & Fall Festival: Devola Vol. Fire Co.
When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 4 PM – 8 PM
Where: Broughton Nature & Wildlife Education Area/The Broughton Foundation 619 State Route 821, Marietta, Ohio 45750
Detail: The Devola Volunteer Fire Company’s ice cream social will be held Oct. 12 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at a new location, the Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building, 639 State Route 821 in Marietta. The event will now be held every October as a fall festival and include a gun raffle, a children’s bike raffle, a country store, face painting, and a junior firefighter obstacle course for children. Drinks, smoked pulled pork, and Uncle Dan’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream will also be available to purchase.  From The Marietta Times October 1, 2019

What: Allen Adoption Benefit Soup Dinner
When: October 12, 2019 at 4:00pm
Where: Warren Fire Dept. 95 Coffman Rd. Marietta, Ohio
Detail: All you can eat soup dinner, huge country store, silent auction and cake raffle! This benefit is to help Lauren and Jeremy Allen with the expenses of adoption. The soup dinner is donation only for all you can eat! There will be several crockpot soups to choose from. Please come show support.

What: Intro to Stained Glass (Part 2/2)
When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:30 AM 12:00 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Join Tom for this introductory class where you will learn the basics of stained glass work while creating this 4 piece 6” square window. Tom is an experienced glass cutter with approximately 14 years of experience. In this two part class you will learn to trace, cut, grind, assemble and solder your very own 4 panel leaded glass window. The goal of this class is not only to have you leave with a piece, but know enough to come in and utilize the Makerspace stained glass space for your own projects. Supplies: All materials will be provided for the class, you can select your own glass colors from our stock. However, you must wear closed toed shoes to participate, no sandals or flip flops will be allowed in the class. This class is also only open to those that are 18 and over. No youth or minors will be allowed. Cost: $100 (Pre-Payment is required to reserve your seat for this high demand class. This covers both part 1 and part 2 of the class) Class Limit: 4 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: Costume Saturday’s
When: Every Saturday in October, 2019 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
Where: BB2C Makerspace 107 Lancaster Street Marietta, OH, 45750
Detail: Join us for our very first Costume Saturday as we help the community prepare for Halloween. Our spaces will be open every Saturday to assist our members with costume creation. Get guidance from the Makerspace staff and use our equipment to help you create the costume you need, or want, this Halloween. Looking for a cape, cloak, mask or piece of clothing, use our fiber arts space. Looking for a magic wand or potion bottles from your favorite witches and wizards or props from your favorite video game characters, check our our creative arts space. Our 3D printers and/or laser space are also available to help you create that final prop to complete your costume. Our staff will be on hand to help you create what you need to complete your best costume. You can choose to become an hourly punch card member, or an individual member to take advantage of this great event. Click here to check out our Membership Page . Also, please be sure to register for this great event so we know how many people to plan for each Saturday. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  Please direct any questions about this event to the Makerspace Coordinator by: Phone: 740-370-6399 x5, or Email: bb2cmakerspace@gmail.com

Sunday, Oct 13

What: Kenny Dailey As Elvis LIVE!
When: Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 4 PM
Where: Civitan Park 1500 Blennerhassett Ave, Belpre, Ohio 45714
Detail: 41st Annual Apple Butter Stiroff

Events Beyond Marietta & MOV

What: 65th West Virginia Black Walnut Festival
When: Oct 10 at 9 AM – Oct 13 at 6 PM
Where: Spencer, West Virginia
Detail: The 65th WVBWF is kicking off Oct 10-13 with 4 days of free live music, 2 parades, a band competition, huge food truck court, arts and crafts, and awesome attractions and shows downtown – including Dino-ROAR! Visit www.wvbwf.com for all the details and follow us on Facebook!

What: Butcher Family Farm
When: Saturday October 12th
Where: 38 Peach Tree Lane (5.91 mi) Washington, West Virginia 26181
Detail: Family Fun Day 2019 Update! The farm staff is busily working getting ready for this year’s Family Fun Day which will be held on Saturday October 12th! Stay up to date like us on Facebook.

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