AMC THEATERS recently took over Carmike Cinemas at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville and
offers movies shown in RealD 3D and Big D formats.
The theaters receive a wide variety of modern films, sure to satisfy all guests. To learn more
about the theater, call 740-695-3919.
DICKINSON CATTLE CO. INC.
With a large herd of registered quality Texas Longhorn cattle, Longhorn and related products are available. Tours are offered April through October for groups of 10 or more by appointment, seven days a week with Sunday hours only after 2 p.m. Tours are provided for walk-in groups at 3 p.m. Fridays. Special hours are available by appointment.
Located at 35000 Muskrat Road, Barnesville, OH 43713; 740-758-5050; www.longhorntours.com
JAMBOREE IN THE HILLS
Known as the Super Bowl of Country Music, Jamboree In The Hills has been entertaining country music fans for decades. Spread out over four days each July, the festival sees more than 100,000 fans each year. The event is scheduled July 13-16 this year. Located at 43510 National Road, Belmont, OH 43718;www.jamboreeithehills.com
OHIO VALLEY ROLLER GIRLS
Roller derby has been around for a long time, but you’ve never seen it like this. The all-female, full-contact sport holds home bouts every month, and a portion of the proceeds from every event go to a local charity chosen by OVRG.Located at James E. Carnes Center, 45300
Roscoe Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950; www.ohiovalley rollergirls.com
THE OHIO VALLEY MALL
The Ohio Valley Mall features a wide variety of shopping and entertainment destinations. Some of the latest additions include Aspen Dental, Sport Clips and 5 Star Nutrition, all located on the outer perimeter of the property.
Despite recent store closings, Marshalls is slated to open in the fall. Comfortable seating is featured throughout the venue, and there is plenty of fun to be had at the movie theater and arcade.
Located at 67800 Mall Road, St. Clairsville, OH 43950; 740-695-4526; www.ohiovalley mall.net
The Wilds is a private, nonprofit conservation center located on nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed mine land in rural southeastern Ohio and is home to rare and endangered species from around the globe living in open range habitats. In addition, The Wilds also features zip line tours, horseback riding, fishing and more.
Located at 14000 Internat ional Road, Cumberland, OH 43732; 740-638-5030; www.thewilds.org
WELLS TOWNSHIP HAUNTED HOUSE
Voted the No. 1 haunted attraction in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, the Wells Township Haunted House is nationally known for its action, misdirection and group interaction. A guided tour takes you through a historic building and more than 10,000 square feet of scares, fun and excitement. Located at 101 Market St., Brilliant, OH 43913; 740-598- 9602; www.wellstownshiphauntedhouse.com
BLUEGRASS IN THE HILLS
A three-day bluegrass music festival hosted June 7-10, Bluegrass in the Hills is a fun, family-type atmosphere that features the top bluegrass bands in the United States. The venue also offers bingo and open mic every day, karaoke and more.
Mickey’s Mountain Productions, Hopedale, OH 43976; 740-946-5631; www.mickeysmtn.com
BOSS BISON RANCH
While the bison herded on the Boss Bison Ranch are for sale for culinary purposes, stop by to check out a working bison ranch, a unique site in the area. The ranch will hold a charity pow wow the third weekend of June.
Located at 45701 Unionvale Road, Cadiz, OH 43907; 740-942-8726;
J.D. Lanes offers 10 lanes of bowling, along with two pool tables, a foosball table, pinball, video games, a complete kitchen, legal beverages and a jukebox.
J.D. Lanes will close in May and re-open in August. All leagues organize in August.
Located at 300 N. Buffalo St., Cadiz, OH 43907; 740-942-2111; facebook.com/pages/J-D-Lanes-Bowling-Cadiz-Ohio
Valie Lanes hosts open bowling Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30 p.m. until everyone is done, along with a concession stand and pool table. It closes at the end of May for the summer season.
Located at 43927 Jewett Hopedale Road, Jewett, OH 43986; 740-946-9511
MOUNTAINEER CASINO, RACETRACK AND RESORT
A local casino and horse race track, Mountaineer is situated near the top of West Virginia outside Chester.
Located at 1420 Mountaineer Circle, New Cumberland, WV 26047; 800-804-0468; www.moreatmountaineer.com
FORMER WEST VIRGINIA PENITENTIARY
The site of the former West Virginia Penitentiary is home to paranormal tours, ghost hunts, walking tours and a haunted house.
Tours are daily Tuesday through Sunday. Thriller Thursday tours run from 9 p.m. to midnight. The Ghost Adventures all-night tour is from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. On select Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, ghost hunters can plan private paranormal investigations with fellow ghost hunters or by themselves for the entire night, starting at 11:59 p.m.
Located at 818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, WV 26041; 304-845-6200;
The former location of Jamboree USA, the Capitol Theatre has been remodeled and revamped and now plays host to a number of musical acts and other entertainment.
Located at 1015 Main St., Wheeling, WV 26003; 304-233-4470; www.capitoltheatrewheeling.com
The Marquee Cinemas at The Highlands features 14 large movie theaters, complete with state-of-the-art digital and audio production and stadium seating.
Located at 150 Sims Circle, Triadelphia, WV 26059; 304-547-0290; www.marqueecinemas.com
The Highlands offers shoppers a variety from clothing, crafts and hotels, not to mention the numerous restaurants that will please anyone and everyone.
Located at Cabela Drive, Triadelphia, WV 26059; www.the-highlands.com
Featuring the Victoria Jamboree, a monthly performance the first Friday every month.
Located at 1228 Market St., Wheeling, WV 26003; 304-233-7464; www.victoria-theater.com
WHEELING ISLAND HOTEL-CASINO-RACETRACK
Racing track features live greyhound racing. Casino houses both video slot machines and table games.
Located on Wheeling Island, Wheeling, WV 26003; 877-946-4373; www.WheelingIsland.com
Formerly known as the First Niagara Pavilion, Coca-Cola Starlake Amphitheater and the Post-Gazette Pavilion, KeyBank is an outdoor concert venue that holds roughly 23,000 spectators.
Located at 665 Route 18, Burgettstown, PA, 15021
The Pepsi-Cola Road house is an indoor concert venue with an intimate atmosphere and limited seating to preserve that up-close feel.
The venue also hosts banquets, parties and private events.
Located at 565 Pennsylvania 18, Burgettstown, PA 15021; 724-947-1900; www.pepsiroadhouse.com
THE MEADOWS RACETRACK CASINO
Western Pennsylvania’s first foray into table games is still going strong as The Meadows offers video slots, table games and a poker room, along with live harness racing.
Located at 210 Racetrack Road, Washington, PA 15301; 724-503-1200; www.meadowsgaming.com.