Sunny days and spring weather is just around the corner. Take advantage of the last days of winter and make some memories. I’ll be highlighting attractions, activities – both online and off, and festivals from around the state right here every week. From local music and shows to options for those of you who don’t mind traveling a bit, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to double-check all activities, as cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic can still occur. The events listed are for Feb. 11 to 20 include:
Galentine’s Day Wine Pairing Event. The event pairs four of the vineyard’s award-winning wines with small bites, ranging from a wild mushroom bruschetta to a flourless chocolate truffle at Gervasi Vineyards. Tables are sold in blocks of 2 to 8 people, and tickets are $29 per person. Tickets can be purchased at www.gervasivineyards.com. Scheduled to run from 6 -7 p.m. For more information call 330-497-1000. Gervasi Vineyards, Villa Grande, 1700 55th Street NE, Canton.
Contemporary Gunmakers and Allied Artists Show. Take a short drive to Marietta and experience true craftsmanship for yourself. According to their Facebook page, “Campus Martius will feature the work of several dozen traditional craftsmen who work in the manner of 18th and 19th-century craftsmanship. Many of these artists are nationally recognized for their work which can be found in museums and private collections around the country. Horn makers, hunting bag makers, leather workers, tinsmithing, cabinet making, and other allied trades will also be featured!” Scheduled to run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., entry is included with regular museum admission. Adult ticket price is $7, students kindergarten through college are $4, and children under 5 are free. For more information call Bill Reynolds at 740-373-3750. Campus Martius and Ohio River Museum, 601 2nd Street, Marietta.
HUNKS the Show. Want to shake things up with some friends? Hunks the Show All Male Revue is coming to town. Enjoy your evening and watch the dancers perform dressed in a variety of costumes, from cowboys to firemen. Touted as the perfect event for celebrating a bachelorette party, birthday, or divorce, make your way to the West Virginia Polo Club. Tickets available at www.eventbrite.com and range in price from $14.95 – $69.95. Some tickets will be available at the door. The show is scheduled to run from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Very limited seating, must be 21 years of age or older. Call 304-865-7624. The West Virginia Polo Club, 1023 Depot Street, Parkersburg.
Fish Fry Dinner. The Byesville Volunteer Fire Department is holding another fish fry, and you’ll want to get there early. Known for selling out fast, the dinner is scheduled to run from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $8 per dinner, with the proceeds benefitting the department. For more information call 740-685-6222. Byesville Volunteer Fire Department, 212 Seneca Avenue, Byesville.
Don’t forget, as highlighted in last week’s column, don’t forget these other events happening in and around our area.
- Valentine’s Concert featuring Michael Booth and David Pendleton. Enjoy the concert and a special dinner at the Ohio Star Theater and the Carlisle Inn in Sugarcreek. Tickets range from $36 – $52 per person and can be purchased at www.dhgroup.com/events/buy-tickets.com. For more information call 855-344-7547. Ohio Star Theater at Dutch Valley, 1387 Old Route 39 NE, Sugarcreek.
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