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1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States

November 2017

“Fallingwater” book signing

November 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Marc Harshman unveils "Fallingwater: The Building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Masterpiece," his new book for children, at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main St, Wheeling, on Friday, Nov. 3, from 4-7 p.m. Joining Marc will be co-author Anna Egan Smucker. This book guides readers through Wright's process designing Fallingwater, from his initial inspirations to the home's breathtaking culmination. Graceful prose and rich, dynamic illustrations breathe life into the story of Frank and Fallingwater, a man and home utterly unlike any…

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Mt. Wood Cemetery Fundraiser Presale

November 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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$5

This event is the PRESALE for the Mt. Wood Cemetery Fundraiser Book Sale! A $5 admission fee will allow you special access to shop the book sale before everyone else from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Monday, November 6. Located on the 3rd floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center. The regular book sale (no admission fee) is Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Mt. Wood Cemetery Fundraiser Book Sale

November 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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A Gigantic Used & Old Book Sale! Located on the 3rd floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center. The community has been graciously donating their gently used and old books for the past several months to our efforts -- We have thousands! All proceeds from this book sale will benefit the preservation of Wheeling’s most historic cemetery. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, November 7-11, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.: General Sale Friday, November 10: Half-price sale Saturday, November 11: Fill a bag for $5

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January 2018

Show of Hands

January 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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$5.00

Show of Hands is a community-supported crowd-funding event. Community members are presented with projects that would positively impact Wheeling and vote on the project they want to support with donations from the door and generous support of our community partners.   Click here to learn more about our upcoming Show of Hands presenters!   HOW SHOW OF HANDS WORKS: Attendees make a donation of at least $5 for a vote. Four pre-selected proposals for projects that benefit the community are presented.  Attendees…

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March 2018

Wheeling Celtic Celebration

March 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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$7

Join us for the 22nd annual Wheeling Celtic Celebration at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street. Featuring live continuous entertainment, a Celtic marketplace, children's activity area, and authentic Celtic foods. Admission is $7. The event is free for those 12 and under. Entertainment schedule: 11 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks 11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Pittsburgh Scottish Country Dancers 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Macdonald Pipe Band of Pittsburgh 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm: Burke Conroy School of Irish Dance 2:45…

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April 2018

Gallery Show: Bernie Peace Recent Work, Mostly

April 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Free

Join us Thursday, April 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for the opening reception of "Bernie Peace Recent Work, Mostly," by Bernie Peace. If you can't make it to the reception, be sure to stop by and browse the show! It runs through April 26, on the third floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center. Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. ‐ 5 p.m.

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September 2018

Art exhibit: Tom Griffith’s Wheeling

September 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - September 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Stop by the Wheeling Artisan Center to see "Tom Griffith’s Wheeling: Art & Architecture." This exhibit features over 20 paintings by local artist, Tom Griffith, that interpret Wheeling’s past.  The paintings are from the collection of Wheeling Heritage. Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. ‐ 5 p.m.

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October 2018

Exhibit opening: The Poe Show

October 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Join us Thursday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. for the opening reception of "The Poe Show," an invitational exhibition of 25+ artists interpreting Edgar Allan Poe in a variety of mediums. If you can't make it to the reception, be sure to stop by and browse the show. It runs through Oct. 31 on the third floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street. Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. ‐ 5 p.m.

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November 2018

Exhibit opening: Portrait of America

November 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Join us Thursday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. for the opening reception of “Portrait of America,” paintings by Alan Fitzpatrick.  This exhibit will feature 55 pieces of oil on wood panels, all portrait subject matter.   Alan's portraits capture the emotion and spirit of individuals in an ultra-realistic style, whether it is a historical character from the 18th-century or a contemporary model. This body of 55 pieces of his work is a testament to his passion for bringing our…

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December 2018

Handmade Holiday

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Handmade Holiday is a new event that invites shoppers to buy local, shop small and discover one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season. The event will take place Saturday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, Wheeling.  Inspired by the independent craft fair movement throughout the country, Handmade Holiday strives to establish a marketplace of unique and creative handmade goods that support local artists and increases awareness about handmade, locally produced craft goods and…

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January 2019

Show of Hands

January 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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$5

Show of Hands is a community-supported crowd-funding event. Community members are presented with projects that would positively impact Wheeling and vote on the project they want to support with donations from the door and generous support of our community partners. HOW SHOW OF HANDS WORKS: Attendees make a donation of at least $5 for a vote. Four pre-selected proposals for projects that benefit the community are presented.  Attendees cast their vote for the project they want to help fund. The project with…

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February 2019

Exhibit Opening: Hip-Hop, A Black Tie Affair

February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Wheeling Heritage will host an opening reception for Hip Hop: A Black Tie Affair, on Feb. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street. The exhibit will feature more than a dozen artists displaying photos, graffiti, and mixed-media pieces, as well as a video featuring area hip-hop artists performing a capella. The project, a partnership between the YWCA Wheeling and Wheeling Heritage, seeks to break down stereotypes and assumptions. The exhibit will run until Friday,…

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March 2019

Wheeling Celtic Celebration

March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Featuring live continuous entertainment, a Celtic marketplace, children's activity area, and authentic Celtic foods.

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April 2019

Exhibit Opening: Jes Reger’s A Walk Through Wheeling

April 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Join us Thursday, April 4, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for the opening reception of "A Walk Through Wheeling," works by Jes Reger. Her watercolor pieces are based on architecture throughout Wheeling. If you can't make it to the reception, be sure to stop by and browse the show. It will run through April 25, on the third floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center. Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. ‐ 5 p.m.

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May 2019

Show of Hands

May 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Show of Hands is a community-supported crowd-funding event. Community members are presented with projects that would positively impact Wheeling and vote on the project they want to support with donations from the door and generous support of our community partners. HOW SHOW OF HANDS WORKS: Attendees make a donation of at least $5 for a vote. Four pre-selected proposals for projects that benefit the community are presented.  Attendees cast their vote for the project they want to help fund. The project with…

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December 2019

Handmade Holiday

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Handmade Holiday is a new event that invites shoppers to buy local, shop small and discover one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season. The event will take place Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, Wheeling.  Inspired by the independent craft fair movement throughout the country, Handmade Holiday strives to establish a marketplace of unique and creative handmade goods that support local artists and increases awareness about handmade, locally produced craft goods and…

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June 2021

Vacant Storefront Window Workshop

June 18, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Learn how you can help beautify Wheeling's vacant storefronts!

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Wheeling’s Polonia: An Evening with Hal Gorby

June 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Join us for a conversation with Hal Gorby as he discusses his latest book, Wheeling’s Polonia. Gorby’s study of Wheeling’s Polish community is an inspiring account of diverse working-class culture and the immigrants who built it. The discussion will be held on Tuesday, June 29 at 6 p.m. at Wheeling Heritage's Conference Room, located on the second floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center. You can purchase a copy of Wheeling’s Polonia through the Artisan Center Shop in-store or online (artisancenter.com).…

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December 2021

Handmade Holiday

December 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Handmade Holiday invites shoppers to buy local, shop small and discover one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season. Wheeling Heritage is excited to bring back this popular event after taking a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic. The event will take place Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, Wheeling. Inspired by the independent craft fair movement throughout the country, Handmade Holiday strives to establish a marketplace of unique and creative handmade…

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February 2022

Heart Bomb Wheeling: Craft Night

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we need your help to show some love for Wheeling’s historic buildings. Each year, old building enthusiasts from across the country partake in “heart bombing,” which entails cutting out tons of hearts and using them to decorate vacant or important buildings throughout the city. This act shows that our community cares about these spaces and wants to see them preserved and used for years to come. On Wednesday. Feb. 2, Volunteer Wheeling invites…

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Heart Bomb Wheeling: Decoration Day (rescheduled)

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we need your help to show some love for Wheeling’s historic buildings. Each year, old building enthusiasts from across the country partake in “heart bombing,” which entails cutting out tons of hearts and using them to decorate vacant or important buildings throughout the city. This act shows that our community cares about these spaces and wants to see them preserved and used for years to come. On Saturday, Feb. 12 Volunteer Wheeling invites…

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March 2022

First Friday Artist Spotlight Series featuring Mindi Yarbrough

March 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Wheeling Heritage’s First Friday Artist Spotlight Series is a new event featuring a different local artist or maker each month. This event is designed to be a laid-back way of getting to know the artists that make our community a more vibrant place to live while creating your own work of art!  The first Artist Spotlight Series will feature Mindi Yarbrough, a Wheeling-based artist and graphic designer who is known for her witchy paintings, fun coloring books, and eye-catching murals.…

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Celtic Celebration Cooking Demonstration: Dingle Pies (UPDATED TIME)

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Celebrate Celtic heritage through food during the Wheeling Celtic Celebration. Wheeling Heritage will host a dingle pie cooking demonstration on Saturday, March 12 at NOON in their conference room, located on the second floor of the Wheeling Artisan Center.  Dingle, or Kerry, pies are savory lamb pies, a specialty of the Dingle Peninsula in southwestern Ireland. It's a traditional savory pie made with lamb filling and a crust made with lard from mutton or lamb. At this workshop, Chef Melissa…

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Volunteer Recruitment & Appreciation Night

March 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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You might be asking, "What is Volunteer Wheeling all about, and why should I volunteer or partner with them?" It's a great question and, to be honest, it's an easy one to answer: Volunteer Wheeling is all about community pride! Our group was founded to give people in Wheeling an opportunity to connect while making our city shine! We have worked in partnership with the City of Wheeling, Wheeling Heritage, and other local businesses and organizations to plan community projects…

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Show of Hands

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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$5

Show of Hands is a community-supported crowd-funding event. Community members are presented with four projects that would positively impact Wheeling. Then, attendees vote on their favorite. The winner gets at least $4,000 to complete the project. If you or someone you know is working on a community project, start-up, or business expansion and would like some funding to help move the project along, please follow the links below to the application. All projects are welcome to apply, but only four…

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Women in Business Panel Discussion

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, Wheeling Heritage will host a panel discussion with three female entrepreneurs on Thursday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the atrium of the Wheeling Artisan Center. The discussion will focus on the advantages, challenges and opportunities that come with being a female entrepreneur in Wheeling. During the discussion, audience members will have an opportunity to ask questions to the panelists. Learn more about the entrepreneurs who will be joining the discussion: Emily Rouse, Owner…

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April 2022

First Friday Artist Spotlight Series with Alison Irvin

April 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Wheeling Heritage’s First Friday Artist Spotlight Series is a new event featuring a different local artist or maker each month. This event is designed to be a laid-back way of getting to know the artists that make our community a more vibrant place to live while creating your own work of art! Our April Artist Spotlight Series will feature Alison Irvin, the owner and creator of Wanderland Creations. She will show you how she makes her polymer clay jewelry, and…

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May 2022

First Friday Artist Spotlight Series Featuring Pat Mercer

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Wheeling Heritage’s First Friday Artist Spotlight Series is a new event featuring a different local artist or maker each month. This event is designed to be a laid-back way of getting to know the artists that make our community a more vibrant place to live while creating your own work of art! Our May Artist Spotlight Series will feature Pat Mercer, the maker behind Basket Case, a Wheeling-based handmade basket business. Pat’s baskets are influenced by various styles and materials…

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June 2022

First Friday Artist Spotlight Series with Colleen Cominksy

June 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wheeling Artisan Center, 1400 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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Wheeling Heritage is back with our June Artist Spotlight Series featuring Colleen Cominsky, the maker behind Colleen’s Crafty Creations. Colleen makes soap created by using the hot process method. She uses natural butters and oils with herbs, clay, and spices. In addition to soap, Colleen also makes a variety of bath bombs, scrubs, body butter, natural bug sprays and deodorant, chapstick and crochet items. At this event, attendees will learn how Colleen creates her handmade soaps, scrubs and other body…

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