Upcoming Events at Oglebay

 

Get the most out of your Oglebay experience. Join us for these exciting and fun-filled events!

 

Boo at the Zoo

October 20, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
October 21, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
October 22, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
October 27, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
October 28, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
October 29, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Grab your favorite costume and join us for Boo at the Zoo, Oglebay Good Zoo’s annual Fall Fundraiser! Guests will enjoy trick-or-treat stations, a spooky train ride, zoo animals, and other family-friendly entertainment. Tickets may be purchased via phone by calling the Good Zoo Office at (304) 243-4100 or or click here to purchase online.

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Ballet Yoga Fusion

October 21, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

This NEW class incorporates the breath and stretching aspects of yoga with the strength-building of ballet to aid in correcting posture, targeting specific muscle groups, and lengthening and toning muscle.

Cost of class is $12, applicable taxes and fees apply. Payment may be made at The West Spa front desk prior to the start of class.

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Wild Art Children’s Painting Class

October 22, 1:00 PM

Learn how to paint at the Good Zoo! We’ll provide you with art supplies, step-by-step instructions for painting a picture of a witch with an animal friend, and ice cream sundaes. Guests will also be visited by a surprise animal during class! 

This class is appropriate for kids ages 6+.

Admission:
Non-Good Zoo Members: $20 per person
Good Zoo Members: $15 per person
*Applicable taxes and fees apply

Admission includes art supplies, 16” x 20” canvas, and ice cream sundaes. 

Class size is limited, and preregistration is required. 
Click here
to register online or call 304-243-4100 to reserve your spot today! Credit card payments will be accepted via phone or in person at the Oglebay Good Zoo Office.

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Thrill on the Hill 5K Fun Run

October 28, 8:00 AM

Cost: $13 per person
Costumes encouraged!

Click here to view schedule of events and register online.

**Proceeds benefit Oglebay Foundation’s Access to the Parks project**

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Barre Mix Yoga

October 29, 6:00 PM

Experience this NEW fun fusion of ballet barre, yoga, and pilates!
Cost of class is $12, applicable taxes and fees apply. Payment may be made at The West Spa front desk prior to the start of class.

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Wild Art Teen Painting Class

October 31, 6:00 PM

Join your friends for a fun Halloween painting party with pizza, music, and a private showing of “Fright Lights,” a Halloween LASER Show! We’ll provide you with art supplies and step-by-step instructions for painting a picture of a Halloween theme! Guests will also be visited by a surprise animal during class!

This class is appropriate for teens ages 12-18.

Admission:
Non-Good Zoo Members: $30 per person
Good Zoo Members: $25 per person
*Applicable taxes and fees apply

Admission includes art supplies, 16” x 20” canvas, pizza, soda, chips, and LASER Show admission.

Class size is limited, and preregistration is required. 
Click here
to register online or call 304-243-4100 to reserve your spot today! Credit card payments will be accepted via phone or in person at the Oglebay Good Zoo Office.

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Fright Lights Laser Show

October 31, 8:00 PM
Join us for a unique Halloween experience as we present the Fright Lights Laser Show! This 45-minute show features songs such as “Thriller” by Michael Jackson, “Iron Man” by Black Sabbath, “Feed My Frankenstein” by Alice Cooper, “Boris the Spider” by the Who, “Men in Black” by Will Smith and many more!
 
SHOW INCLUDES:
Thriller, Michael Jackson
Godzilla, Blue Oyster Cult
Monster Medley, Boris Pickett
Monster Mash, Boris Pickett
Purple People Eater, Warren Zevon
Boris the Spider, The Who
Close Encounters of the Third Kind, John Williams
Men In Black, Will Smith
Attack of the Radioactive Hamsters, Weird Al Yankovic
Re: Your Brains, Jonathan Coulton
Dead Man’s Party, Oingo Boingo
Iron Man, Black Sabbath
Jaws Theme Song
Psycho Theme Song
Halloween Theme Song
Insidious Theme Song
Frankenstein, Edgar Winters Group
Devil Went Down to Georgia, Charlie Daniels Band
Feed My Frankenstein, Alice Cooper
 
*This show is designed for adults and teens and is not recommended for young children.
 
COST:
Good Zoo Members: $4 per show
Non-Zoo Members: $7 per show

 


 

Laser Shows – U2, Beatles, Pink Floyd & More!

November 3 – 5
Friday, November 3
7 pm Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon – 45 minutes
8 pm Pink Floyd – The Wall- 45 minutes
 
Saturday, November 4
2 pm IPOP – 40 minutes
3 pm U2 – 45 minutes
4 pm Beatles – 30 minutes
5 pm Country – 45 minutes
6 pm Vinyl: A classic rock experience – 45 minutes
7 pm Pink Floyd– Dark Side of the Moon – 45 minutes
8 pm Pink Floyd– The Wall- 45 minutes
 
Sunday, November 5
2 pm IPOP- 40 minutes
3 pm U2 – 45 minutes
4 pm Beatles – 30 minutes
5 pm Country – 45 minutes
6 pm Vinyl: A classic rock experience- 45 minutes
7 pm Pink Floyd– Dark Side of the Moon – 45 minutes
8 pm Pink Floyd – The Wall – 45 minutes
 
Good Zoo Members: $4 per show
Non-Members: $7 per show
Daily Pass (Offered Nov 4 & 5): $9 Good Zoo Members; $16 Non-members

 


 

 

Winter Festival of Lights

November 10 – January 1

From Nov. 10, 2017 – Jan. 1, 2018, experience one of the nation’s largest light shows, covering more than 300 acres! Featuring two new light displays, family fun at Christmas at Crispin, and the NEW Reindeer attraction at Good Zoo!

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Christmas at Crispin

November 9 – January 1

Experience a Christmas wonderland filled with unique decor, ornaments, gifts, and more at our Christmas Shop!
Sunday – Thursday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm; Friday & Saturday 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
304-243-4015

 


 

Holiday Train Rides for Kids & Family Holiday Wagon Rides

November 9 – January 1

Weather permitting. Tickets available at the Christmas Shop.
Christmas at Crispin Area
Daily 5:00 – 9:00 pm

 


 

Festival of Trees

November 10 – 18

The Pine Room at Oglebay is transformed into a holiday wonderland with scores of trees, wreaths, centerpieces and swags, all decorated by area designers and available for purchase.
The Pine Room
Daily 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Adults: $5; Seniors & Children (5-12): $4; Children 4 & Under: FREE

 


 

Dinner Buffet at Ihlenfeld Dining Room

November 10 – December 31

Adults: $29.95; Children (5-12): $10.95; Children 4 & Under: FREE

 


 

Straw Mazes for Tykes & Teens

November 10 – January 1

Two skill levels. Free admission.
Christmas at Crispin Area
Sunday – Thursday 2:00 – 9:00 pm; Friday & Saturday 2:00 – 10:00 pm

 


 

Thanksgiving Buffet at Ihlenfeld Dining Room 

November 23

Adults: $34.95; Children (5-12) $15.95; Children 4 & Under: FREE

 

 


 

Fresh Cut Christmas Trees

December 1 – 17

Find your perfect Christmas tree at Oglebay!
Christmas at Crispin Area
Sunday – Thursday 2:00 – 9:00 pm; Friday & Saturday 2:00 – 10:00 pm

 


 

Breakfast with Santa at Wilson Lodge

December 2, 9, 16, and 23

8:00 am and 10:00 am
Adults: $18.95; Children (5-12) $13.95; Children 4 & Under: $3.95
Photos with Santa: $5.00
Reservations suggested, call 304-243-4090

 


 

Christmas Buffet at Ihlenfeld Dining Room

December 25

Adults: $34.95; Children (5-12): $15.95; Children 4 & Under: FREE

 


 

Home School Zoo Engineering Program

March 20 – 22
Home school students will explore the Oglebay Good Zoo while participating in behind-the-scenes tours, STEM activities, and career exploration.
 
High School Program:
Investigate zoo exhibit design by exploring elements of animal physiology, architecture, landscaping, budgeting, and graphic design. Students will create, within their given budget, a proposal for a new zoo exhibit encompassing these elements.
 
Middle School Program:
Enrichment is a way that the zoo provides mental and physical activity for the animals by allowing them to make choices and exhibit their natural behavior. Through the exploration of animal structure and psychological needs, participants will design an animal enrichment activity.
 
Cost:
Good Zoo Members: $90 first student, $70 additional siblings
Non-Good Zoo Members: $110 first student, $90 additional siblings
Program cost includes lunch on Wednesday
 
View program information and schedule here: https://goo.gl/eXyAv6
Register online here: https://goo.gl/KpJ49z
 
For program questions, contact the Zoo Education Department at 304-243-4068 or email vmarkey@oglebay.com.
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Calendar Snapshot

OCTOBER
20-22 – Boo at the Zoo
21 – Ballet Yoga Fusion
22 – Children’s Wild Art Painting
27-29 – Boo at the Zoo
28 – Thrill on the Hill 5K
29 – Barre Mix Yoga
31 – Teen Wild Art Painting
31 – Fright Lights Laser Show

NOVEMBER

3-5 Laser Shows
10-30 Winter Festival of Lights
23 Thanksgiving Buffet

DECEMBER

1-31 Winter Festival of Lights
2 Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast with Santa
16 Breakfast with Santa
23 Breakfast with Santa
25 Christmas Buffet at Ihlenfeld

JANUARY

1 Winter Festival of Lights

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