Literary, Historical, and Cultural Arts
Enjoy a new book by a local author or find your family crest! The Wheeling Arts & Culture Fest offers improv poetry, name translation, musical instruments from around the world and more!
Around the World Carnival
The Around the World Carnival features 7 carnival games that derive from different parts of the world and have a cultural twist. What we call Corn-Hole, originates from Otedama, Japanese bean bag toss. Simbii is an Oriental button toss. Try your hand at Ice Fishing, Peteca, Toli, and Boomerang Toss. Fun for all ages.
Ongoing – The Literary Tent will feature publications from local authors. Historical Trivia with prizes, Book raffle.
Spoken Word Tent
Saturday, June 17 2:00PM – Oglebay Institute’s Prosers – Improv Poetry
Saturday, June 17 3:00PM – Storyteller Judi Tarowsky
Have your name translated into different languages and go home with a keepsake.
Family Crest and History
Stop by the Genealogy Tent and search and get a print out of your family crest and history.
Musical Instruments Around the World
Experience first- hand over 50 instruments from around the world, from percussion to strings.