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WELLSBURG — Area residents will have the opportunity to sample an assortment of wines and enjoy a variety of music and food while helping out the Brooke County Animal Shelter this weekend.

Top Flight Security, a Moundsville company that provides security guards for various events, and insurance agency Fahey-Leavitt have teamed up to present a wine festival from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at Wellsburg’s Fourth Ward Park, near 27 and Charles Streets.

Admission is $40 for the event, which includes five wine samples produced by Wheeling’s Moss Farms Winery and live music by a wide range of local talent.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the animal shelter.

Friday’s entertainment will include the Roger Hoard Jazz Quartet at 6 p.m. and 7 South at 9 p.m. Saturday’s lineup includes Pocket Change at noon, Chuck Lucas at 2 p.m., Stevie Lynn at 4 p.m., Tongue n’ Cheek at 6 p.m., and Bon Journey (a Bon Jovi and Journey tribute band) at 9 p.m.

Disc jockey Daner will serve as master of ceremonies on both days.

Saturday’s festivities will also include a vintage car show, hosted by the Ohio Valley Street Survivors, from noon to 3 p.m.

Marty Sansone, co-owner of Top Flight Security, said food vendors will sell an assortment of edibles on both days.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling (304) 810-4027 or (304) 281-9024.

Plans call for the event to be held rain or shine.

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Elisha A. Tilghman