Things to do this weekend


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Movie night at the Point

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Parks and Rec Committee will be hosting a free movie night for families on Saturday, June 24 at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park with a showing of the film “Trolls.” The move starts around 8 p.m., around the time dusk is settling. Light concessions will be provided, including some snacks and popcorn – typical movie food drink. The cost for the movie is free, and attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket and lawn chair. There is a Facebook event for the evening, which can be found by searching “Movie at the Point.”

Market Days

POINT PLEASANT — Merchants in downtown Point Pleasant will host Market Days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., this Saturday, June 24. Some merchants will be offering shopping specials while several local vendors have been invited to set up downtown to offer a variety of goods to shoppers. A car show is also being presented.

Farmers markets open

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Farmers Market is open for the season. The market is located on First Street under the Bartow Jones Bridge in Point Pleasant. The market will be open Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon until the first or second week of October.

NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Farmers Market, held in the town park, is open for both vendors and shoppers each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Amateur Radio Field Day

POINT PLEASANT — Anyone interested in learning about amateur radio operation in the tri-county area will have the opportunity this weekend, when the annual “Amateur Radio Field Day” is observed in both Mason and Gallia counties. Members of the Mason County Amateur Radio Group (MCARG) will participate in the national field day with an event at Fort Randolph, inside Krodel Park in Point Pleasant. It will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, extend throughout the day and all night, until 2 p.m. on Sunday, according to member Matt Gregg. The Mid-Ohio Valley Amateur Radio Club (MOVARC) will hold its field day event Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will take place at the Mound Hill Cemetery Shelter House, 412 Second Avenue in Gallipolis, according to M. Bruce Riffle of Leon, who is vice president of MOVARC. Both events have free admission and will feature refreshments.

‘Earhart’ to appear

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio The Gallipolis Bossard Memorial Library will host a living history performance of the persona of Amelia Earhart as well as an exhibit to women in aviation on Sunday, June 25 starting at 1 p.m.

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