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Upcoming EventsOn this page we will be posting community events that we learn about. Be sure to visit the Greater Parkersburg Convention & Visitors Bureau website for more local events. Do you know about an upcoming community event? Please email us the details so we can post it here.

Regular Events

Circles Campaign of the Mid-Ohio Valley [WebsiteFacebook]
Meets 5:30 pm every second Monday of the month at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana St, Parkersburg, with additional facilities at St. Joseph’s Landing, 1824 Murdoch Ave., Parkersburg, and Jackson County Workforce Office, 206 Stone St, Ripley · (304) 373-0313
Parkersburg & Wood County Neighborhood Watch [WebsiteFacebook]
Meets on the second floor of the Parkersburg City Building at 6:00 pm on the second Thursday of Jan., Mar, May, Jul., Sep, and Nov. (Calendar)
City Council Meetings
All City Council Meetings are held at their respective city buildings and are open to the public.
The Parkersburg City Council meets regularly the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 PM in the Council Chambers.
The Vienna City Council meets at 6:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.
The Williamstown City Council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month.

Upcoming Events

September 10, 2022
Wood County Republican Headquarters Opening
1411 Grand Central Avenue, Suite 13, Lower Level
Wood County Republican Exec Committee
Our Wood County Republican Executive Committee will be sponsoring a series of five Town Hall meetings between now and the General Election. The town halls will feature our Wood County Republican Candidates. This is your opportunity to hear them speak and to join in on the Q & A. The meetings are as follows.
Mineral Wells Community Building Tuesday 9/13/22
Williamstown Woman’s Club Thursday 9/22/22
Washington Community building 10/4/22
Parkersburg Council Chambers 10/18/22
Vienna Community Building 10/27/2022
September 17, 2022
2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s - Mid-Ohio Valley
Tomlinson Park, Highland Avenue, Williamstown, WV
Contact: Jenny Folwell, (304)699-4759,
Registration at 8 a.m., Ceremony at 9 a.m., Walk at 9:30 a.m.
More informationPrint a paper registration or donation form
October 7 and 8, 2022
Blennerhassett Island State Park, The Mansion by Candlelight
Our Premier event, The Mansion by Candlelight is coming in October on Friday and Saturday evenings, October 7 and 8, 2022. For two nights only! Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park takes on a more historic look when hundreds of candles light the way from the Island Belle paddlewheel landing to the Mansion, and other activities on the park. Sternwheeler rides will transport you back to the year 1805 where the Blennerhassetts are hosting a party on the island. On this autumn evening, electricity is banished when the mansion and the island are transformed the flame-lit world of the 18th-century. Reservations are required for this event.
The Mansion by Candlelight ticket includes the round-trip sternwheeler ride, mansion visit, the horse-drawn wagon ride and the servants’ party.
Adult: $35; Youth 3-12, $25.
The Harvest Supper is available separately and the cost $20 adult and youth $10 per person. Call for Event reservations to the Blennerhassett Museum at 304-420-4800. Or for the most convenient method you may reserve online at where you will also find more event details.
Don’t hesitate to make your reservations as Boats will sell out fast! Boats leave for the Island from Civitan Park in Belpre at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30 and 8:00

City Park Events

For more information about events at the Parkersburg City Park, please contact Andy Hartleben at the Wood County Recreation Office, (304)424-7311 or email him.

Watch here for upcoming park events.

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