The Dappled Willow Home & Gift shop is a locally owned shop which was established in June of 2018.
They have opened up in the location of the former Becky’s Gift Shop at 312 South Hollywood Plaza, Steubenville.
The Reviews on their Facebook Page are very positive, mentioning friendly staff, reasonable prices and a willingness to carry requested items.
You can visit their FB Page at https://www.facebook.com/TheDappledWillow/
The Steubenville Visitor Center wishes to ‘Welcome’ this locally owned family business and encourages everyone to stop by and see what they have to offer!
Tomorrow, July 6th, will be the third ‘First Friday on Fourth’. It takes place on the 100 block of North Fourth Street between Market and Washington Streets, from 6pm-11pm. Beginning with the First Friday of May, the last two have been very successful and well attended, and each month have expanded and have a different theme.
This month is ‘First Fridays on Fourth: July Cookout” There will be a cookout competition to determine the Best Hot Dog, Best Burger, Best BBQ, Best Coleslaw, and Best Pie in Steubenville. Participants’ culinary creation’ will be judged by a panel of local legends and winners will receive prizes and bragging rights in perpetuity.
In addition to the Cookout competition entertainment includes Safety Squad from Columbus, Ohio offering a double-set of funk.
Gregory Demary, from The Harmonium Players and the Fine Arts Society at Franciscan University, will be leading an original piece of comedy theater at Grand Theater for the Performing Arts.
Hightower Brewing Company will be unveiling a blueberry wheat beer.
Leonardo’s Coffeehouse & Renaissance Coffee Roasting Co. will be hosting a board game city on their second floor.
And make sure to stick around until it gets dark — for sparklers to light up the night!
Here is what’s coming back:
Food vendors, craft vendors, craft brewers, street games (including badminton and corn hole), an opening set of music from local heroes All Ends Well, art demonstrations, face painting, raffles, and street dancing.
Stores will be staying open late.
Be sure to attend for a great time once again or a first time fun experience!
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The 27th annual Ohio Valley Frontier Days takes place this weekend, June 2nd and June 3rd at Historic Fort Steuben.
This family-friendly festival brings together reenactors, crafters, musicians and history lovers to offer an experience of life over 200 years ago in frontier Ohio.
Opening ceremonies will begin at 10am on Saturday with a procession through the site followed by a flag raising and program.
Throughout the weekend there will be presentations on the tragedy of Chief Logan, Native American traditions, 18th century military drill, and various crafts including blacksmithing, woodcarving, frontier cooking and candle making.
The Northwest Territory School of Surveying will be open to students and visitors.
Baron Friedrich von Steuben will teach the use of the musket, Frontier Dan will supervise the Tomahawk Toss, and Neighborhood Saddle Club will offer pony rides with photo opportunities (additional charge).
Each of the Fort’s eight fully furnished buildings, the archaeology dig and the First Federal Land Office will have guides stationed to tell the stories of the people and artifacts that were there.
In the Visitor Center the Ohio Valley Sons of the American Revolution will provide information on researching genealogy.
Members of “Many Nations” will teach Native American dancing and demonstrate and sell many of their crafts.
Inside the Visitor Center, traditional music by Rich & Kathy Small (Saturday) and Bill Schilling & Friends (Sunday).
Award-winning Ohio singer/songwriter Steve Free will perform on the outdoor stage on Saturday afternoon.
On Saturday evening from 6:30-8:30pm there will be a Frontier Dance on the lawn at Fort Steuben Park, under the direction of Bob Tomlinson ($5 donation requested)
Food vendors will offer a selection of treats including:
Bison Burgers, gourmet popcorn, Fish’n’Chips, Elephant Ears, hot dogs and gelato.
Ohio Valley Frontier Days will run from 10am to 6pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday.
General admission is $6, for youth 6-12 it is $3, and for those under 6 it is free. A family rate is also available.
Historic Fort Steuben is located at 120 South 3rd Street, Steubenville.
Local author, Cathy Seckman, will be at BookMarx Bookstore in Downtown Steubenville, this Saturday, May 12th from 10:00am to 5:00pm to discuss and sign her new book “Ohio Day Trips”.
Cathy Hester Seckman of East Liverpool is the author of “Ohio Day Trips”, a comprehensive guide to the Buckeye State filled with information on hundreds of Ohio’s top spots for fun and entertainment. It was released by Adventure KEEN on May 1st. Ms. Seckman is also the author of “East Liverpool” a history of her hometown put out by Arcadia Publishing in 2015.
Her indi-published novels include “Weirdo World”, a young adult time travel fantasy originally published in 2010 by Cool Well Press, Inc; “Bad Moon Rising”, a historical murder mystery; “H20 Mysteries”, a short story collection; and “Too Many Secrets”, the story of three college friends as they navigate their lives. She has written thousands of newspaper articles, hundreds of magazine articles and more than a dozen short stories.
This new book is just in time to assist you in making plans for your spring and summer ‘getaways’. Mark your calendar for May 12th so not to miss this special event where you can meet Ms. Seckman and discover Ohio’s best kept secrets for fun and entertainment!
For more information please contact: Patricia Marx @ 740.282.6100 or 678.860.8479.
BookMarx is located at 181 North 4th Street, Steubenville.
Two wonderful events for downtown Steubenville: The Great Steubenville Eggsibition Art Display and First Friday on Fourth!
The Great Steubenville Eggsibition, taking place in downtown Steubenville, is now in full swing and will be continuing until April 30th.
This is the second year for the Steubenville Eggsibition Art Display. These unique large eggs are placed at various locations throughout the city for the ‘ultimate’ Easter egg hunt. From delicate and lovely to bold and stunning, there are ‘eggs’ for everyone’s taste. This year two new 3’ eggs and four new 18” eggs have been added for a total of 23 Steubie Art Eggs being displayed.
‘Egg-hunters’ are able to stop in to ‘headquarters’ (Drosselmeyer’s/Steubenville Popcorn Co.) and cast a vote for their favorite egg. The voting system will be simple: $1 = 1 vote. The voting will go on for the duration of the festival, at the end of which the votes will be tallied and a champion egg decorator declared. The winner of the competition will receive half of the vote money, while the rest will be put back into downtown revitalization and future events such as this.
Maps and directions will be made available for ‘Egg-hunters’.
First Fridays on Fourth is a brand new event for downtown Steubenville which will begin on Friday, May 4th and take place every first Friday of the month through November 2nd, from 7:00pm until 10:00pm.
First Fridays on Fourth are hosted by Therese Nelson in conjunction with the Harmonium Project. The purpose of First Fridays is to stimulate a “happening downtown” with shops open late, live music, local food, family-friendly activities and a significant spotlight on the arts and culture.
The May 4th First Friday on Fourth will focus on a local art theme. The evening will center around pieces by local artists in all mediums on display at Leonardo’s Coffeehouse at 159 North Fourth Street. To be included in the art show please contact the Harmonium Project prior to May 1st.
The 100 block of North Fourth Street (business district from Market to Washington Street) will be closed for the evening so the festivities may be enjoyed in the street safely.