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St. Albans History and Mystery Tour

Take a 1.5 mile walk through St. Albans, learning about the history and legends surrounding the town. Two formats of tours: guided ($10 for adults, $5 for children) and self-guided ($5 for adults, $2.50 for children). Bring a canned good for $1 off each ticket (must be undamaged and not expired) for donation to a St. Albans charity. (Limit 1 can per person for discount.)

12th Annual Wheeling Heritage Trail Bicycle Tour

The 2018 Heritage Trail Tour is made possible by our generous sponsors and by thousands of volunteer hours donated by members of the Ohio Valley Trail Partners and residents of the Ohio Valley. Money raised by this event supports expansion and care for the Wheeling Heritage Trail. We hope you enjoy it! Registration will begin at 7 am. The tour will begin at 8am with the start of the 100km riders. The mass start will be at 8:45am for those riding 30 miles. Road guards will be posted at critical intersections. The 10 mile ride is an escorted ride on the trail and will begin shortly after the mass start. The 100km (62 miles) ride will leave the trail near the Ohio/Brooke County line for a hilly loop through Bethany and West Liberty with a stop at Bethany College. It is a challenging ride with great SAG support from Quick Service Bike Shop. Lunch will be served between 11:30am and 2pm at Heritage Port. There will be entertainment. Snack/water stops will keep riders hydrated: 3 on the 100km ride and 2 on the 30 mile ride. Same-day registrations are welcome but it helps us if you register early. Every participant is required to wear a helmet. Entrants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult. We ride rain or shine! For further information, call Quick Service Bicycle Shop at 740-635-3700.

55th Annual Webster County Nature Tour

Enjoy Spring in the beautiful hills of Webster County, WV by participating in this special weekend event. Hosted at Camp Caesar, located on route 20 between Cowen and Webster Springs, WV. Guests will stay in the rustic cabins surrounded by the Monongahela National Forest. Tour package includes: Camp Caesar's homemade meals and famous hot rolls, as well as a packed lunch for the hike. Following breakfast, the Nature Tour participants can choose from up to six guided tour sites for Saturday, May 4th. Saturday evening is concluded with the traditional Council Circle fire and mountain music. Following breakfast on Sunday, participants head back home with a great memory stored in their hearts. This event promotes education on the natural habitat of these WV mountains, great food and the opportunity to establish lasting friendships. Come and join us.

Lantern Tours

Night-time tour of the Beverly historic district with fascinating and spooky, yet true stories along the away. Cost: $10. Tickets at the door each night.

The Art of Wine at the Stifel Fine Arts Center

Wine Events at OI: Art of Wine: 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2017. $33/$28 OI members. Register online or call 304-242-7700. Oglebay Institute hosts some of Wheeling’s most popular wine events. The Art of Wine series features wine and food pairings in the elegant, yet intimate, splendor of one of Wheeling’s grand properties. The 100-year-old Edemar Mansion (now known as the Stifel Fine Arts Center) is the former home of one of Wheeling’s most prominent families and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. More than the just wine… During wine events, you will enjoy four to six wines and heavy hors d’ oeuvres. And learn tips on selecting and serving wines. You can also view the art on display in the gallery. As you explore the historic mansion, you will marvel at the stained glass windows, grand central staircase, marble floors and the majestic fireplace in the formal living room. During warm weather, stroll through the gardens. You can purchase your favorite vintages, too. Most of all, unwind and have fun. Although events begin at 6:30 p.m., you can arrive early to meet the friendly staff. And, at some events, guided tours of the art exhibit are offered at 6 p.m. Oglebay Institute wine events are great places to discover new wines and meet other wine lovers, too. These popular events are also perfect for date nights and evenings out with friends.

Maple Sugaring Day at Oglebay

EVENT DETAILS Experience the history of maple syrup production at Oglebay Institute’s annual Maple Sugaring Day. Begin by learning techniques Native Americans and early pioneers used to gather and make maple syrup as you are guided from station to station along the trials. Modern methods of sap collection will also be demonstrated. Finish your tour with a hot pancake breakfast in the Camp Russel dining hall. The 40 minute tours depart every half hour beginning at 9 a.m. from Camp Russel in Oglebay. Last tour leaves at 12:30 p.m. Advance registration is encouraged. Most sessions sell-out. $10/$8.50 OI members (per person). Group rates are available. Register online at www.oionline.com or call 304-242-6855.

Things that go “Bump” at Cockayne

Guided evening storytelling tours of the house. Tickets: $10 Adult, no one under 12 please. Limited Seating-Reservations Required. Tickets can be purchased at 1105 Wheeling Ave, Glen Dale WV or by phone 304-845-1411.

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Things That Go “Bump” at Cockayne

Guided evening storytelling tours. Tickets: $10 Adult, no one under 12 please. Limited Seating-Reservations Required. Tickets can be purchased at 1105 Wheeling Ave, Glen Dale WV or by phone 304-845-1411.

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Things That Go “Bump” at Cockayne

Guided evening storytelling tours of the house. Tickets: $10 Adult, no one under 12 please. Limited Seating; Reservations Required. Tickets can be purchased at 1105 Wheeling Ave, Glen Dale, WV or by phone 304-845-1411.

Dungeon of Horrors

Over 10,000 people each year are introduced to one of the scariest places behind bars! Get your tickets so you can experience the fright of being locked in a cell, the fear of being lost in a maze, and the terror of an eerie walk through the dungeon of horrors. Will you manage to keep up with your group and not get separated? Do you have what it takes to make it through? Don’t worry, our actors will be there to help you along…… Groups go every 15 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this haunted house! If you are planning on attending the North Walk the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7PM! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Penitentiary North Walk

The North Walk will take you through the oldest part of the former West Virginia Penitentiary. It is also known as the area with the most paranormal activity, a place where murders, violence and brutality were common everyday occurrences. This was where the most dangerous inmates were housed, the maximum security area, North Hall; the inmates called it – The Alamo. There are no actors on the North Walk. It’s just your group, your tour guide, a flashlight, and a few tales from the past. The areas that you will visit include: North Hall, the Boiler Room, The Infirmary, and The Psych Ward. Groups go every 20 minutes starting at 7 p.m.! It will take you at least 45 minutes to get through this guided tour. If you are planning on attending the Dungeon of Horrors the same night, you MUST schedule them AT LEAST 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES APART!

Loft Walk

Join Generation Charleston for the annual Loft Walk on Wednesday, Sept. 14. During a guided tour through some of Charleston’s newly renovated and re-imagined lofts, guests will see firsthand why more and more people are choosing downtown living. Loft Walk starts at Recovery Sports Grill at 600 Kanawha Blvd. East.. From there, guests can walk or ride a trolley to the various properties. The event is free to attend, but RSVP is required.

Penitentiary Twilight Tours

Come spend the twilight hours with us, and get a THRILL of a lifetime!! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Admission: $30/person 13 and older

Twilight Penitentiary Tours

Hours: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price: $30/person ages 13 and older. Come spend the twilight hours with us, and get a THRILL of a lifetime!! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own.

Penitentiary Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents…..Book your Saturday night with us for Ghost Adventures! Tour the facility with a guide for a 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. See who you can find “living” in the Sugar Shack or North Hall, look for patients in the psych ward, or try to sit in a cell – we dare you! Bring a friend, bring all your friends or come by yourself! We require that each person respect the facility and other investigators attending the event. For ages 18 and older only.

Twilight Penitentiary Tours

Hours: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Price: $30/person ages 13 and older Come spend the twilight hours with us, and get a THRILL of a lifetime!! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own.

Penitentiary Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents…..Book your Saturday night with us for Ghost Adventures! Tour the facility with a guide for a 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. See who you can find “living” in the Sugar Shack or North Hall, look for patients in the psych ward, or try to sit in a cell – we dare you! Bring a friend, bring all your friends or come by yourself! We require that each person respect the facility and other investigators attending the event. Ages 18 and older only.

Thriller Thursday

Why wait for the weekend to have fun? Get started early with Thriller Thursdays! Make plans with your friends to spend three thrilling hours with us that you won’t soon forget! You will receive a 90-minute guided tour full of historic and paranormal information, and then have an opportunity to roam the halls on your own. For ages 15 and older.

Penitentiary Ghost Adventures

Want to see what it is REALLY like to spend the night in prison – but with no living residents…..Book your Saturday night with us for Ghost Adventures! Tour the facility with a guide for a 90-minute guided tour, and then roam the halls on your own. See who you can find “living” in the Sugar Shack or North Hall, look for patients in the psych ward, or try to sit in a cell – we dare you! Bring a friend, bring all your friends or come by yourself! We require that each person respect the facility and other investigators attending the event. 18 and older.

Stolen Pig Rally

Located in downtown Historic Matewan West Virginia, the Stolen Pig Rally will be held April 28, 2016 thru May 1, 2016 and will feature guided and self guided tours through the winding roads of Southern West Virginia including the "Feud Loop" for history buffs. There will be a BBQ dinner, live entertainment and a Stolen Pig Poker Run. The event is open to all sized dual sport adventure bikes as well as street bikes. For more information contact the Hatfield McCoy Resort @ 304-752-4700.