Marshall Memo: A November Filled with Special Events in Marshall County | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff at the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce and the Moundsville Economic Development Board will tell you that November is one of their busiest times, and to confirm it you just need to count the number of times. events taking place this month.

The majority of the attractions will take place at the Moundsville Training Center, although others, like the Christmas Parade, will take place along Jefferson Avenue.

Among the other attractions will be:

The annual Tree Gala / Community Night event will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at MTC. Santa will be present, and there will be music and goodies. The trees, wreaths and coats, which will be auctioned at the same location on Thursday, will be on display. Santa will be there from 5 to 6.30 a.m. and those present can have their picture taken with him.

Thursday’s Tree Gala will feature the auction of 15 decorated trees, six wreaths and four coats, which will also take place at the training center. The doors will open at 5 p.m. Those planning to attend should contact the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce at 304-845-2773.

JMHS channels will entertain from 5 pm to 6:30 pm In addition to the food and auction, there will be a jury for an ugly jerseys contest. Participants are asked to donate a new toy or make a cash donation which will be given to the Marshall County Caring Tree. The event is sponsored by WesBanco.

The Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a “Support Your Local Marshall County Restaurant” day on November 18th. Each of the restaurants will receive bracelets to offer to their customers.

The annual Elizabethtown Festival will be held November 19-20 at the training center. Hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on November 19 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 20. This will be the 23rd year of the Festival.

One November event is the annual Christmas Parade which will take place this year on November 20. The route as usual will be along Jefferson Avenue from Second Street to Eighth Street.

And yes, if you want to buy a Christmas tree, you can do so from November 26 on the lawn of the old prison. Moundsville Economic Development Council staff will start with 125 trees and hope to sell them all.

In addition, there are several decorated trees for viewing. Students from local schools will decorate these trees.

Remember that there will be a scavenger hunt on November 27 in conjunction with Small Business Saturday.


Some of the attractions involving the Strand Theater through November 13 include: A Veteran’s Ceremony titled “Voices of Freedom” which will take place Sunday at 7 am.

There will be a wineglass painting class at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Guitarist / pianist / singer Mark Palmer will host an evening of classic rock at 7 p.m. on November 13. The number of places is limited since the participants will be seated on the stage with the performers.

Cameron’s new public library is operational.

According to a notice published in the Blue & Gold Christian Center News, the Internet at the library is working and Kid’s Connect is also available to anyone who needs it.

The new library is located in a one-story building, and another plus is that there is a parking space adjacent to the library which is across from the Blue & Gold Thrift Center and a few blocks from the Blue & Gold Center.

The Mt. Olivet Lions Club Veterans Memorial will be inaugurated at 3 pm on November 14 at Mt. Olivet Community Park. The public is invited to celebrate the completion of this project made possible by the Lions of Mount Olivet.

Light refreshments will be served after the dedication and those planning to attend are asked to confirm attendance at 304-905-9832 or by email at [email protected]

Those interested in donating toys to the Marshall County Family Resource Network’s 2021 Teen Christmas Giving Campaign have until November 22 to submit articles.

The campaign is intended to help the FRN obtain the products needed to fill 250 bags for teens at schools in Marshall County during the holiday season.

The bags will be distributed to students at Moundsville Middle, Sherrard Middle, John Marshall, Cameron Middle and High Schools, as well as at the Gateway Achievement Center.

This year, FRN is soliciting donations of Boxed Pantene Shampoo and Conditioner Sets, Bath and Body Works Shower Gel and Lotion Sets for Women, Shower Gel for Men and Hand Sanitizer for both, toothpaste. , toothbrushes and deodorant for men and women, or monetary donations that will allow the FRN to help purchase the necessary items.

Additionally, checks can be mailed to FRN at 1501 Second St., Moundsville WV 26401. Online donations can be made at

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