Museum selling ornaments, planning the feast of November 6
STEUBENVILLE – The Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum continues to take orders for its new Christmas decoration.
They cost $ 20 and all adornments must be prepaid and received by October 29. Ornaments are to be picked up Nov 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knoxville Volunteer Fire Department, 15447 State Route 152, Toronto.
Checks can be made payable to the Pleasant Hill School House Historical Museum and sent to Ryan Finney, 151 Lovers Lane, Steubenville OH 43952. For more information, call (740) 381-0592.
The museum plans the Holiday Fest to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 6 at the Knoxville Volunteer Fire Department. It will host a variety of vendors, and there will be food.
Sellers interested in participating must face a reservation and payment deadline no later than October 15. A table space costs $ 25. The same verification information and phone number for inquiries as listed above apply.
Phill Keaggy concert on Friday
at the Sycomore youth center
STEUBENVILLE – Phil Keaggy, considered one of the best guitarists in the world, will perform in concert Friday at 7 p.m. at the Sycamore Youth Center at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville.
While all of the Artist’s Circle tickets are gone, there are still general admission tickets available. They are $ 15 for adults and $ 10 for college students and under. To get tickets, click the Eventbrite link below https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phil-keaggy-in-concert-tickets-110817245364. For more information, text or call Center Manager Bobbyjon Bauman at (740) 409-2986.
Keaggy won his first Dove Award in 1988 for his instrumental album, “The wind and the wheat” and his second in 1992 for his Celtic influences “Beyond nature.” Every year until 2001 he dominated the category of instrumental records at the Doves, winning for “Invention,” “Acoustic sketches” “Majesty and wonder” and more recently “Lights of Madrid.”
For three years in a row, Keaggy has been voted one of the best fingerstyle guitarists by the readers of Guitar Player Magazine. His solo career spans over 40 years and includes over 60 solo, vocal and instrumental albums; eight outings with his group Glass Harp; and many duets and trio albums.
One of the most sought-after studio guitarists, Keaggy continues to sell gigs all over the United States, with his style constantly evolving from rock and roll to fully orchestrated instrumental compositions. Nowadays, Keaggy continues to delight audiences, offering mostly acoustic shows and occasional live band concerts.
Antonio Meucci Lodge hears from scholarship recipient
WEIRTON – Lodge Antonio Meucci, Sons and Daughters of Italy, Lodge # 2506, gathered on September 14 at Undo’s in Weirton for a picnic buffet.
Vice-President Tony LaRosa read the invocation and reminded members how to keep school-aged children safe. Larry Purks led the Pledge of Allegiance. All the members joined in the song “God bless America.”
The minutes were approved as read by Secretary Rita Orler, and Norma Henson delivered the Treasurer’s Report, which was approved and tabled for verification.
President Regina Truax introduced guest Lynn Wright. Truax has announced that a commemorative wreath she donates will be placed on November 11 Veterans Day at the Weirton Memorial. Gabriel Arlia will lay a wreath at the service.
A word of thanks from Ajay Tandon, winner of a scholarship, was read.
September birthdays and anniversaries have been recognized. Recovery cards have been sent to a member.
Several bus tours have been announced. They included: Friday, Applefest, Franklin, Pennsylvania; October 13-15, Pennsylvania Amish Lands, “Queen Esther” and “Mum Mia; “ December 2, Oglebay Festival of Lights, Wheelingl February 6 “A pretty woman,” Benedum Center, Pittsburgh; and March 13, “Hamilton”, Benedum Center, Pittsburgh. For more information, contact Truax at (304) 723-0419. All tours are open to the public.
Undo Gift Certificates were won by Frank Wisnieski and Auggie Lellie. Barbara Cerra won the draw 50-50. The door prize winners were Gene Viola, Barbara Cerra, James Pryor, Angie Mazur and JoAnn Llewelyn.
The next meeting will take place on October 12 at Undo’s in Weirton. Anyone interested in joining or wishing to obtain information can contact Truax or any other member.
Opening of the “Radiance” exhibition at Martha’s Gallery on Friday
WELLSBURG – During the month of October, photographer Dennis Jones and multimedia artist Savannah Schroll Guz combine their works in an exhibition titled “Radiance” at the Martha’s Gallery, located at 36 Charles St., Wellsburg.
The opening will take place on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
The exhibition features the works of photographer Jones and artist Guz. For Jones, the luminescent moon, radiant lightning bolts, jewel-toned fireworks sparks, and light filtered through mist and foliage are recurring themes that emphasize local beauty. For Guz, whose life-size, glowing green Radium Girl will be on hand, the glow takes many forms, not only light, but also the ever-widening rings in the water, the downward thrust of the roots in the earth. and the outward divergence of flames, she explained.
Jones’ work, frequently featured in Facebook groups “Meanwhile at the Backwaters” and “Photography of wildlife and nature”, have been or are currently on display at Wheeling’s artwork around town, Beaver Creek State Park, New Cumberland Riverfest, Weirton Summit Art Gallery, and the Weirton Museum and Cultural Center the Weirton area.
Guz’s work is in private collections from New York to San Diego and has been exhibited in Asheville, NC, Cleveland, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Hudson, NY, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Rochester, St. Louis, Weirton, Wheeling and York, Pa Representing the state of West Virginia, Guz is one of 36 artists involved in the Her Flag Project (www.herflag.com), which was exhibited on the facades of the Clinton Library in Little Rock, Ark., and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC
AME Saint-Pierre Church
is planning a flea market for October 9
WEIRTON – AME St. Peter’s Church, 1050 County Road, Weirton, will be having a flea market on October 9 from 11 am to 3 pm in the church parking lot.
There will be housewares, collectibles, jewelry and accessories and lightly used items. Bakery products and hot dogs will be available for sale. A spokesperson noted that there will be “Unexpected finds at unbeatable prices”.
In case of rain, the flea market will be postponed until October 16.
“This is a precursor event for the next celebration of June 17, 2022”, added the spokesperson.
Reverend Samuel Ware is the pastor of the church.