Historic Fort Steuben Summer Concert Series features Classic Rock & Blues this Thursday

This week the Berkman Amphitheater in Fort Steuben Park will be rockin’ with the sounds of Adrian Niles and Jeff Jimerson & Airborne.  The concert begins at 6:30pm and as always there is no admission cost.  A free will collection will be taken.

The food and other merchandise vendors open at 4:30pm so come early to get a good seat and have something to eat and maybe even do a little shopping.

After this week there are three scheduled concerts remaining:  August 4th, Golden Oldies Night featuring One-A-Chord and Geezecats;  August 11th, Classic Oldies featuring Roz and Lynn and Original Fantasy’s; and on August 18th House of Soul is coming back to ‘make up’  for being rained out in the middle of their performance on July 14th.

The season is definitely coming to an end soon, so don’t miss any of these great performers.


Adrian Niles

Adrian Niles Band


Jeff Jimerson & Airborne

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Shopping for Antiques and One of a Kind Items gets a boost in Steubenville!

A new and exciting addition to downtown Steubenville is the Antique Warehouse, located in the old Denmark’s building at 322 Market Street.

This very diverse and interesting store has items from 25 different vendors and is a wonderful place to find a one of a kind gift, add to your own collection or just browse about and take a walk down memory lane.

Hours are from 10am to 5pm seven days a week!

For more information call 740.317.5742.

Other antique shops in Steubenville and surrounding area include:

Adams Antiques of Steubenville, a long standing shop displaying and selling antiques and collectibles, including many Dean Martin items. They feature a variety of dealers.

Adams Antiques is located at 406 Adam Street, Steubenville and their hours are 11am to 6pm daily, closed Mondays.

For more information call 740.282.2400.

Second Chance Antiques is located in Mt. Pleasant Ohio, at 19 Mulberry Street.  They have a unique blend of antiques, country primitives, crafts, shabby chic, new and old, presented by 8 vendors.

Second Chance Antiques is located within 2 miles of The Farm Restaurant and Black Sheep Vineyard.  Their hours are Thursday & Friday from 11am to 5pm and Saturday 11am to 3pm.

For more information call 740.769.7639.

Antique Emporium is located in two large houses at 2523 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville .  A variety of items much of which is acquired through estate auctions and purchases.

By appointment,  please call 740.264.7806.




Why not make a day of it- visit all four and get in some serious antiquing.


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Half-way mark for Historic Fort Steuben Summer Concert Series

Summer is moving right along as is this year’s Summer Concert Series.  This Thursday is R&B, Funk and Soul night featuring “House of Soul”. As of now (if no more are rescheduled because of rain) there are four weeks remaining.  Yet to come are: July 21st –  Ohio Valley Classics with Steve Free and Hoard & Jones; July 28th – Classic Rock & Blues with Adrian Niles and Jeff Jimerson & Airborne; August 4th – Golden Oldies with One-A-Chord and Geezecats;  and August 11th – Classic Oldies with Roz & Lynn and Original Fantasy’s.

There is a nice variety of music yet to come and hopefully something for everyone!

The Concerts are held at the Berkman Amphitheater in Fort Steuben Park, 120 South 3rd Street, Steubenville and begin at 6:30pm.  There is no admission cost, although a free will collection is taken.

Come a little early and get something to eat at one of our food vendors or shop for a T-shirt commemorating this 10th year of Concerts, some delicious fudge, jewelry or other cool items.   And don’t forget to get some “Steubenville” popcorn!

House of Soul

                               House of Soul playing at the Berkman Amphitheater at 6:30pm on Thursday, July 14th, 2016.


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Steubenville Fourth of July Celebration — Firework Extravaganza will be Monday, July 4th

The City of Steubenville will be celebrating the Fourth of July on Monday with an exciting day and evening of fun events, concluding with a “Fireworks Extravaganza” at 9:45pm at Belleview Park.  Here is a listing of the days events:

City of Steubenville Schedule Events

10am – Opening Prayer Service and Salute to Military, sponsored by Faith in the Future at Ft. Steuben Park, 120 South 3rd Street

Noon – Senior Citizen Luncheon at Prime Time Center,  Lovers Lane

Noon – 5pm – Free Swimming at Belleview Pool

4pm -until end – Food Favorites (vendors) at Belleview Park

5pm until end – Music by DJ, Belleveiw Park Lower Field area

5pm-9pm – Family Fun Free Zone (Inflatable Youth Games) Belleview Park  Lower Field area

9:45pmFireworks  Extravaganza,  Belleview Park

Be sure to come out for this wonderful, traditional day with our community!

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Downtown Steubenville Farmers’ Market opens for season on Thursday, June 23rd

The Downtown Steubenville Farmers’ Market opens this Thursday, June 23rd at 8:00am. Many of our friends and your favorites are returning this year with their healthy, delicious produce, jams, jellies, pickled beets, salsas and more. Be sure to come by for some goodies. You may also want to pick up a cute handmade craft while you are there! The Market will be open every Thursday through October from 8:00am to 1:00pm and is located at the corner of South Fourth and South Streets.

Some of our vendors-

Downtown Steubenville Farmers Market

Russell’s Produce


Kim at Farmers Market

Aunt Kimmies Jams & Jellies



Woolf Farms



Angiuli Farm Market

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Berkman Amphitheater ‘The Diamond Project’ Concert rescheduled for Sunday June 19th

Due to the threat of thunderstorms, Thursday’s concert at the Berkman Amphitheater, Fort Steuben Park, featuring ‘The Diamond Project’ has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 19th at 6:30pm.

Diamond Project


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“Thank You” to 2016 Hometown Celebration Sponsors & Partners!

The 2016 Hometown Celebration will be here before we know it! We currently have 36 (craft, organizational, business) vendors plus 8 food vendors for the street fair, live entertainment at the Berkman Amphitheater, Mini Train Ride, Trolley Tours, Dino Dash 5K Run, Martin Meander 1 Mile Walk, Dean Martin Cruise-in, 50’s Dance, Art Show,  Dean Martin/Steubenville Trivia Challenge, Kurt James Fun N Games, various kids games and activities, face painting, Amazing Nick’s balloon art, Angry Birds Live, and so much more! The majority of the events are free of charge and we have our sponsors and partners to thank for that, so please take a moment to read over the list of contributors and be sure to support their businesses or organizations or at least say “Thank You” to them for making this wonderful community event possible!

A Special Thank You to Our Many Sponsors & Supporters:

Franciscan University of Steubenville
Provided donations to Performing Arts of CCHS & SHS

Tri-State Financial Services – Sponsor of Trolley

WTOV9/FOX9— Sponsor of Kurt James Fun N Games

Best Western Plus -University Inn &
Steubenville Kiwanas Club – Sponsors of Mini Train

AEP Cardinal Plant
Anthony Mining Co., Inc.
Diocese of Steubenville
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors
Mosti Funeral Home
Upper Ohio Valley Building & Trades Council

Downtown Bakery
First Choice America
Frank & Jerry Furniture & Appliance
Gus Goodies
Historic Fort Steuben
Holy Trinity Greek Church
J. D. DiCarlo Distributing
McDonnell Chiropractic
Nelsons Fine Art & Gifts
Steubenville Lions Club
Steubenville Visitor Center
Wal-Mart DC 7017
Water Transport

Signage provided by Nelsons Fine Art and Gifts— Thanks!


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Thursday June 2nd Concert at Berkman Amphitheater canceled due to threat of thunderstorms and heavy rain.

The Summer Series Concert at the Berkman Amphitheater, Fort Steuben Park, scheduled for Thursday, June 2nd, has been canceled due to the threat of thunderstorms and heavy rain.  It will be rescheduled on a date to be announced.

Sorry….. we are all disappointed.

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2016 Summer Concert Series presented by Historic Fort Steuben – Celebrating 10 years!

Since 2007, the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater in Fort Steuben Park has welcomed dozens of entertainers and thousands of music lovers. For eleven weeks each summer, Thursday evenings find an eclectic gathering of people at the site along the Ohio River. From teens to “seasoned citizens,” families and singles, residents of nursing homes and day care centers…all enjoy the melodies of various genres. Bluegrass, funk, rhythm & blues, classic country, oldies, pop, gospel, jazz, ethnic, rock’n’roll…there’s been something for every taste. And if you don’t care for the performers, you can just sit and visit with friends.

This season marks the tenth anniversary with a lineup of many popular, familiar groups as well as some not so familiar ones, commemorative T-Shirts and more.  Also new this year are vendor booths with a variety of items for sale which will open at 4:00 p.m. and remain open during the concert.

The 2016 concerts will kick-off Thursday, May 26th, at 6:30p.m. with  the talented local performers of Three’s Company opening for the classic oldies of the world famous Vogues.

Historic Fort Steuben is grateful to the many sponsors who make these free concerts possible and encourage their audience to patronize the businesses and thank the organizations listed in the program.  The concerts are just one indication that Historic Fort Steuben has become an important contributor to the quality of life in Steubenville and the upper Ohio Valley. Please consider becoming a member and helping them to continue offering music, history and educational programming for the next ten years!

The concerts will be held every Thursday evening at 6:30p.m. from May 26th through August 4th at the Louis Berkman Amphitheater located in Fort Steuben Park, 120 S. Third Street, Steubenville.   (Weather permitting)

As always, there is no admission charge for the concerts, however, buckets will be passed for free will donations.

Concert Programs will be handed out at the concerts and are also available at the Fort Steuben Visitor Center.

Nursing homes or other groups needing wheel chair accommodations are requested to call the Visitor Center the day of the concert to make reservations.

For inquiries, wheel chair reservations, or to check on weather related cancellations, please call: 740.283.1787.

Looks like a great year, so bring a lawn chair or blanket and picnic basket and enjoy an evening of live entertainment, food and more!


Concert Program

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Downtown Steubenville Farmers’ Market

The Downtown Steubenville Farmers’ Market will be starting up on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016.  It will be at the same location this year as last, Corner of South Fourth and South Streets, and will open for business from 8:00am until 1:00pm each Thursday through October 27th.   There is still time to sign up as a vendor, so if you wish to do so you may call the Visitor Center at 740.283.4935 and ask for Mary, or email to: mary@visitsteubenville.com.

We are expecting to have fresh fruits, veggies, homemade baked goods, jams, jellies, pickles, beets and more.  There will also be crafts available.

Visit the Farmers’ Market Facebook Page for updates and delicious recipes!   https://www.facebook.com/Downtown-Steubenville-Farmers-Market-220206541326622/


Carl Downtown Farmers MarketDowntown Steubenville Farmers Market

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