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2018 Winter Indoor Futsal Soccer League Forming!
Registration is now being accepted for the 2018 Winter Indoor Futsal Soccer Leagues. The league is open to any child between the ages of 6-14 as of September 1, 2017. All Berkeley County Winter Futsal practices and matches will be held in…Continue Reading
Winter 2018 Adult Volleyball Registration is now OPEN!
M-BC Parks & Recreation is now accepting registration for the 2018 Winter Adult Co-ed Volleyball League.
This is a co-ed league and all skill levels are welcome with 3 divisions available for registration. Games will be held at…Continue Reading
What’s New with the 2017 Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival
This year our theme for the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival is…Blue Ribbon Harvest…WV Grown. When was the last time you stopped and appreciated what WV has to offer in your own backyard? This year, we have invited the best the area…Continue Reading
All Treats, No Tricks At Free U.S. Cellular Device Workshop
MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – As Halloween approaches, kids start dreaming of endless mountains of candy and fun costumes, while parents think about how to keep their Trick or Treaters safe from harm as they roam the neighborhood streets. U.S.…Continue Reading
Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation Winter 2018 Squirt Basketball Registration is open!
M-BC Parks & Recreation is currently accepting registration for the 2018 Winter Squirt Basketball League. This registration is open to children ages 6-7 (as of September 1, 2017) and currently in 1st or 2nd grade. The registration fee…Continue Reading
Shepherdstown “Boofest” Set For Oct. 27-31
The historic town of Shepherdstown WV will celebrate Halloween this year with its fifth annual “BooFest.” The BooFest will begin the evening of Friday, October 27 with a “Vampire’s Ball” at the Community Club and conclude with…Continue Reading
Shepherd University hosts internationally produced playwright, Steve Yockey
Shepherdstown, WV: Shepherd University’s Department of Contemporary Art & Theater hosts internationally produced playwright Steve Yockey. Yockey will work with Shepherd students on their upcoming production of his play very still…Continue Reading
WWII Weekend to be held in Williamsport, MD on October 14 & 15
WILLIAMSPORT, MD: Please join us for the 10th Annual WWII Weekend, October 14 & 15, to be held at the Springfield Barn in Williamsport, Maryland. This event is free to the public and has something for all ages!
Saturdays in October: Annual Gigantic Used-Book Sale
Calling all bibliophiles and bookworms! The South Mountain Heritage Society of Burkittsville Maryland is holding its annual Gigantic Used-Book Sale this month with thousands of titles of all genres to select from. The sale is held each Saturday…Continue Reading
Stonewall Jackson monument vandalized at Manassas National Battlefield Park
Manassas, Va. – The National Park Service (NPS) is actively working to remove paint that was poured and sprayed on the General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson monument at Manassas National Battlefield Park. The vandalism happened overnight…Continue Reading
“Humanities in the 21st Century” New Biennial Symposium
Shepherd University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) are collaborating on a new biennial symposium, Humanities in the 21st Century, with the inaugural symposium, titled Humanities and the…Continue Reading
Shepherdstown Community Club’s Annual Legendary Book Sale and Halloween In The War Memorial Bldg
THE BOOK SALE, TWO FLOORS OF BOOKS
War Memorial Building (German & King sts)
Thursday October 12, 6-8 pm * First night look * $10 free wine & cheese
Friday & Saturday, October 13-14, 10am-6pm…Continue Reading
Tix on Sale NOW! Antietam Tours/Road Runner Services’ Tours of Antietam Illumination
Hagerstown, MD—Antietam Tours/Road Runner Services will be offering Mini-Coach drive-through’ s of the Annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination on December 2, 2017. Burma Miles, owner of Antietam Tours/Road Runner…Continue Reading
Friends of Music Sponsoring October 27 Whiskey-Tasting Fundraiser
The Friends of Music are sponsoring a Rye Whiskey Tasting at Shepherdstown’s Bavarian Inn on Friday, October 27.
The event will be a fundraiser for the Friends and their Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra. It will be held from 6:00…Continue Reading
Berkeley Arts Council October and November Classes
The Berkeley Arts Council is offering art classes in October and November at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.
On Thursdays October 5, 12, 19, 26= from 1-4pm, Judith Becker will offer “Continuing Art…Continue Reading
Discover the legacy of Storer College at Harpers Ferry
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. – October 6-8, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will honor the legacy of Storer College with music, living history, academic speakers, and youth activities on the campus where the college was established 150 years…Continue Reading
Coldwell Banker Premier - Administrative Assistant Position
REAL ESTATE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Coldwell Banker Premier – Shepherdstown/Martinsburg offices
Immediate opening for qualified individual with prior real estate office experience. Must have excellent customer service skills,…Continue Reading
Procter and Gamble Lab Opens in Berkeley Springs
BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - A portion of the old War Memorial Hospital opened Sept. 12 as a new Procter and Gamble training lab. The Pines Opportunity Center has tenants such as the Morgan County EDA, P&G, and Blue Ridge Community & Technical…Continue Reading
15th Annual Conservation Film Festival Promises Wonder
Shepherdstown, WV – The 15th annual American Conservation Film Festival opens Thursday, October 12th with a festive reception and free film screening and culminates with its Encore Award Winners Weekend October 20-22. The Festival brings…Continue Reading
Friends Of Tolson’s Chapel To Hold 2nd Annual Rally Day Fundraiser
The Tolson’s Chapel 2nd Annual Rally Day Fundraiser is an opportunity for the community to enjoy a day celebrating the African American experience in rural Western Maryland. Rally Day has something for everyone! A magical day of traditional…Continue Reading
Stoney Creek Releases Single and Music Video from Double Live Album
Martinsburg, W.Va. - Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band has released a new single and music video for “The Traveling Song”. The track is the first single from the band’s new double live album, Live On Location. “The Traveling…Continue Reading
First Phones And Back-To-School Prep Workshop Announced
MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – September is when school is back in full swing, and the beginning of a new school year is often when many children get their first phones. A recent U.S. Cellular survey* showed the average age of children getting their…Continue Reading
Giving Circle Honors Betty Lou Harmison Of Berkeley Springs
The Two Rivers Giving Circle has honored Betty Lou Harmison, of Berkeley Springs, with its 2017 Preservation Award.
The award recognizes Harmison for her many years of support for preservation and conservation in Morgan County. It…Continue Reading
Shepherdstown and Charles Town Rotary Clubs Team Up to Provide Dictionaries to Jefferson Students
As they have done for many years, the Shepherdstown and Charles Town Rotary Clubs have teamed up this fall to provide free dictionaries and thesauruses to students in Jefferson County schools.
The two clubs buy the books with Rotary…Continue Reading
Interactive Zombie Experience Coming To Martinsburg In October
With the success of The Walking Dead plus popular movies, books and video games, the living dead are more popular now than ever. What would it be like to survive the outbreak in person? Now there is a way to test your skills.
WVCALA: Survey Reveals Legal Reforms Bring Fairness, Improve West Virginia’s Lawsuit Climate
Charleston, W.Va. – The legal reforms that were recently enacted in West Virginia have improved West Virginia’s lawsuit climate according to a survey released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform according…Continue Reading
Local author to host “The Chronicles of the American Civil War” podcast
Local author Bob O’Connor of Charles Town will be hosting a national weekly podcast starting Thursday, September 14, called “The Chronicles of the American Civil War”.
The podcast will be recorded at Chatter Restaurant and Podcast…Continue Reading
Fifth Annual Eastern WV Exhibit Accepted Artists Announced
The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from October 4 - November 11, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation…Continue Reading
One Fort: Three Wars at Fort Frederick State Park, September 16-17, 2017
Big Pool, Md.– Historic Fort Frederick will give visitors a look at life in the fort as volunteers exhibit the varied roles the Fort played during the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, and the Civil War. 10am to 5pm, Saturday,…Continue Reading
ROCS Local Market opens newest store on Route 9 in Martinsburg
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – ROCS Local Market, the Eastern Panhandle-based chain of family-owned and -operated convenience stores, will hold a grand opening event Sept. 7 for its newest store at 976 Hedgesville Road in Martinsburg. The opening…Continue Reading
Shepherdstown Liquors Launches Raffle of Pappy Van Winkle’s 20-Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Shepherdstown Liquors is giving bourbon enthusiasts the exclusive opportunity to obtain a rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 20-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with a value over $2,000. This raffle will support the new Shepherdstown Public…Continue Reading
Friends Of Music Will Launch New Concert Season Sept. 23 In Shepherdstown
The Friends of Music will launch their new concert season on September 23 with a performance by the Two Rivers String Quartet and a featured clarinet.
The concert will be held in Shepherdstown’s Trinity Episcopal Church, on…Continue Reading
Job Opening: Summit Community Bank - Customer Service Teller
Location: 1321 Edwin Miller Boulevard Martinsburg, WV 25404
Education requirements: High School Diploma or GED
Experience or Skill requirements:
Comfortable and confident in a sales…Continue Reading
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Development and Events Internship
Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Department: Membership and Development Department
Supervisors: Tiffany Lawrence, Vice President of Membership & Development
Type: Unpaid Internship
First Friday Coffeehouse Kicks Off New Season With Dynamic Nashville Trio
First Friday Coffeehouse will kickoff it’s 12th year with Nashville’s Mean Mary and the Contrarys. The event will be held September 1 at Trinity Orchard House on Route 45 mid-way between Shepherdstown and Martinsburg, West Virginia.…Continue Reading
Berkeley Art Works September Classes
Beginning September 7, Teaching Artist Judith Becker will teach “Spritzilism”, a technique that uses botanicals as templates, sprayed watercolor, and choice of colored pencils, watercolor paints and/or pencils, or acrylics to…Continue Reading
Family Pet Classes are now being offered by Martinsburg Parks & Rec
M-BC Parks & Recreation is offering Family Pet Classes. Maura Rogich will be conducting the classes, and they will take place at the Kester pavilion at Poor House Farm Park on Tuesday evenings from September 5 - October 17. The fee is…Continue Reading
Masterworks Chorale Announces Auditions for the 2017-2018 Season
The Masterworks Chorale, the Eastern Panhandle’s premiere vocal ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Rachel Carlson, will be holding auditions on August 25 and 28 for the Saturday, December 2, 2017 performance of the beautiful choral masterworks,…Continue Reading
Deadline Extended to September 4: Eastern WV Juried Art Exhibit
The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV. The exhibition will be…Continue Reading
“Big Noise from Sheptown!” on Aug. 24 at Ram Stadium
The Shepherd RAM BAND will perform a preview of their 2017 RAM Band halftime show, “Big Noise from Sheptown!” on Thursday, August 24 at 7:30 pm at Ram Stadium. The performance is free and open to the public.
Experience the excitement…Continue Reading
Martinsburg Parks and Rec Fall Basketball Registration Deadline Is This Friday
We know you’ve been busy getting your kids back to school and prepping for the solar eclipse, but the Fall basketball registration deadline for the Berkeley 2000 leagues is THIS FRIDAY!!
Squirt, Girls, and Boys basketball registration…Continue Reading
Eastern Panhandle residents forming solar co-ops to go solar together
Neighbors throughout West Virginia’s Eastern are forming solar co-ops to save money and make going solar easier, while building a network of solar supporters. The Jefferson County Solar Co-op, the Berkeley & Morgan Counties Solar Co-op,…Continue Reading
First Morgan County Blue Lives Matter 5K Held
BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - On July 29, over 70 people participated in the first Blue Lives Matter 5K in Berkeley Springs. The fundraising event was to create the non-profit Morgan County Officers Down Memorial Fund, a scholarship fund for students…Continue Reading
Technology Tips To Make Sure You Don’t Get Left In The Dark During The Total Solar Eclipse
Martinsburg, W.Va. - The dark day is nearly here…are you ready to capture it? For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will occur in the contiguous United States on Aug. 21, with 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina in the…Continue Reading
Remembering the Fallen – The Service and Sacrifice of the American Soldier
In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery, the National Park Service, Shepherd University and Eastern National, the battlefield cooperative association, are sponsoring a speaker series on three consecutive Saturday…Continue Reading
New Little Free Library Now Open at South Jefferson Park
Adult patrons of South Jefferson Library put up a little library at South Jefferson Park. The building was constructed and donated by Steve Hebert and Monumental Construction of Jefferson, Maryland. He did a wonderful job making…Continue Reading
Dr. James Broomall presents “Crossroads: Civil War Comes to Shepherdstown”
On August 30, Dr. James J. Broomall will speak on “Crossroads: Civil War Comes to Shepherdstown.” Dr. Broomall is an Assistant Professor of History at Shepherd University, and Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of…Continue Reading
Upcoming August Events from the Berkeley Arts Council
Join us on Friday, August 4 at the Fridays @ Five concert and Farmers Market on The Square in Martinsburg to meet teaching artist Judith Becker and learn more about her and the classes she is offering.
August 9 - September 2
U.S. Cellular associates will share must-have apps, tips for adventure at free Device Workshop
MARTINSBURG, W. V.a. – August is American Adventures Month, and outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy going on a walk or a hike, or navigating bodies of water to celebrate. As travelers set out for adventures of all kinds, they should never leave…Continue Reading
Soccer Camps for children ages 3-4 and 5-7
Get ready for a week of soccer! Lauren Trumble, Assistant Coach of the Martinsburg High School Girls’ soccer team, and previous state champion, leads drills and games designed to bring out the love of the game, in campers. Learning…Continue Reading
Friends Of Music Announces New Concert Season
The Friends of Music has announced the schedule for its 2017-2018 performance season. The season will run from September 2017 through May 2018. For the first time, the number of concerts by the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra is being expanded…Continue Reading
Cancelled - “Terror on the Conococheague” at the Conococheague Settlement – July 29 & 30
This event has been cancelled due to impending weather.
Mercersburg, PA – From a letter in the Maryland Gazette, March 11, 1756: “… about 150 Yards from the House found Lowther dead and scalped, and otherwise…Continue Reading
“Ghosts Of Shepherdstown” Season 2 Has More Locals’ Stories
They’re back. Ghosts Of Shepherdstown” is back on Destination America channel with a second season on Mondays at 10 p.m. This time, they are branching out into other towns with strange activity. The first episode, about the John Brown…Continue Reading
Upcoming Martinsburg Renew Community Events
Event: Rapping Up Summer Block Party
Who’s involved?: Martinsburg Renew is partnering with the Housing Authority
What is it?: We are having an old school block party to wrap up the summer. There will…Continue Reading
Art Instructors to Meet and Greet at Farmers’ Market, Friday August 4 from 5-7pm
The public is invited to stop by the Berkeley Arts Council booth during the Fridays at 5/Farmers Market event on August 4 at the Martinsburg Square to meet Teaching Artist Judith Becker and professional photographer David Rehor, to learn…Continue Reading
Gas company wins ‘right of eminent domain’ hearing against family farm
Mountaineer Gas Company won an eminent domain hearing on June 30 against the Kesecker family and their Crossroads Canning Company. The gas company could take approximately 8.6 acres of the family’s farmland for a natural gas pipeline that…Continue Reading
Berkeley Art Works Fall Art Classes Announced
The Berkeley Arts Council has announced its schedule of fall classes to be offered at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. Teaching artist Judith Becker and professional photographer David Rehor will team up to provide…Continue Reading
Digital Field Photography Class Offered at the Berkely Art Works
The Berkeley Arts Council is offering a course in Digital Field Photography taught by professional photographer David Rehor. The classes will run four Saturday afternoons starting July 29.
This is a digital photography workshop where…Continue Reading
Gravestone Preservation Workshop at Harpers Cemetery
The Harpers Ferry Historic Landmarks Commission, in coordination with Harpers Cemetery Board of Trustees and the WV Division of Culture and History, will host a two day workshop that will provide basic information and skills for people who…Continue Reading
Call to all 2-D artists: National Juried Art Show in Harrisonburg, VA
Call to all 2-D artists: Larkin Arts in Harrisonburg, VA is hosting its 2017 National Juried Art Show.
Deadlines are approaching quickly—entries to the competition are due by August 14. $2000 in cash and prizes…Continue Reading
Berkeley Arts Council Call for Artists: “Critters”
The Berkeley Arts Council announces a call for artists for “Critters”, a juried exhibit of artwork depicting all varieties of animals, wild or domestic.
Entry is by email. There is no entry fee. There are two categories: an open…Continue Reading
Watch corks become a work of art at Big Cork Vineyards
What can you do with 60,000 wine corks?
The crafty up-cycling of wine corks can be found all over Pinterest and Etsy. But one artist in Michigan has fully elevated the humble wine cork by creating museum quality portraits with hundreds…Continue Reading
New Art Exhibit Featuring the Photos of Don Ranelli at South Jefferson Public Library
The South Jefferson Public Library, located at 49 Church Street, Summit Point, WV, is pleased to announce a display and sale of photographs taken by Don Ranelli for the months of July and August, 2017. Don, the library’s founder and…Continue Reading
Upcoming events from the Berkeley Arts Bulletin
The Berkeley Arts Council presents Photo 17, our fifth National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation on June 30 from 5-6pm…Continue Reading
Newcomer House Porch Program Scheduled for July 1, 2017 – Civil War Singer/Storyteller Matthew Dodd
As part of the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area’s (HCWHA) 2017 Porch Program Series, singer and storyteller Matthew Dodd will entertain visitors on Saturday, July 1, from 11:30 am – 4:30 pm on the porch of the Newcomer House on the…Continue Reading
Most Annoying Cellphone Habits Revealed in Honor of Cellphone Courtesy Month
U.S. Cellular Survey Shows Users and Those Around Them Have Different Opinions
With the newest technology right at our fingertips, it can be easy to get caught up in the virtual world instead of staying in the present. While smartphone…Continue Reading
Historian Kyle Bjornson Presents “On the Homefront” Suite of Programs at Four Heritage Area Sites
Historian/HCWHA intern Kyle Bjornson will present a suite of free, 30-minute, ranger-style presentations on the Civil War civilian experience.
Bjornson, who holds a Master of Arts in Public History from the University of South Carolina,…Continue Reading
“The Lay Of The Land”- An Exhibition of Paintings, Prints, & Turned Wood
The Shepherdstown Community Club (War Memorial Building), 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown, WV, hosts a four day exhibition of new works by artists Susan Carney, Mark Muse and Neil Super. The exhibit runs Thursday, July 6th through Sunday,…Continue Reading
Berkeley Arts Council Call for Entries: Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Art Exhibit
The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Fifth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV. The exhibition will be…Continue Reading
Old Opera House’s 11th Annual New Voice Play Festival: June 23 - 25
The Old Opera House is proud to announce the finalists for the Old Opera House’s 11th Annual New Voice Play Festival. Each year the Old Opera House asks playwrights from across the country to send us their new one-act plays. …Continue Reading
Discovery Station Museum Announces New Logo And Rebranding
Hagerstown, MD—The Discovery Station announced the launch of a new Discovery Station logo as part of the ongoing evolution of the museum’s mission to provide learning experiences to thousands of children and families each year.…Continue Reading
Learn How To Stay Safe And Secure With Your Smart Device During Free Device Workshop
MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – The latest smart devices and fast data speeds continue to make accessing the Internet easier than ever before. While being connected via an Apple iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S8 or other preferred device provides users…Continue Reading
Abolitionist Ale Works To Hold Grand Opening Block Party This Saturday, June 17
Live music, craft beer and exciting new beginnings will be the theme in downtown Charles Town this Saturday, June 17, as Abolitionist Ale Works, formerly Front Porch Brewing Co will open its doors for the first time to the public.
Everyone Invited To Shepherdstown 4th Of July Parade And Picnic
The historic town of Shepherdstown will hold its annual Independence Day parade and community picnic on Tuesday, July 4. Both events will be held rain or shine.
Everyone is welcome at both events and admission will be free. The parade…Continue Reading
Sierra Club Sponsors Green Jobs Expo to Showcase Community and Employment Opportunities
The West Virginia Chapter of Sierra Club will host a Green Jobs Expo to highlight opportunities for careers and employment in sustainable businesses in West Virginia on June 20, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Martinsburg.
Prior to a complimentary…Continue Reading
Civil War Summer Lecture Series at the Jacob Rohrbach Inn
Come join leading historians and Antietam Battlefield Guides as they discuss intriguing topics of the Maryland Campaign of 1862 and the Civil War during our Civil War Summer Lecture Series.
These outdoors programs are free and open…Continue Reading
Final Concert Of Friends Of Music Season Set For June 25 On Popodicon Lawn
The Friends of Music will present the fifth and final concert of their current season at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 25 in Shepherdstown. This will be a special outdoor concert, held under a tent with chairs on the front lawn of Shepherd University’s…Continue Reading
Friends Of Music Award Scholarship To Washington High School Grad
The Friends of Music have awarded a $500 scholarship to Emma Locarnini, who just graduated from Washington High School. Friends Vice President Linda Walker presented the check to Emma at the school on May 31.
The accompanying photo…Continue Reading
Contemporary American Theater Festival & Washington County Museum Of Fine Arts Summer Exhibition
Costume and fashion exhibitions are experiencing increased popularity in metropolitan cities across the United States and Europe. A collaboration between the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia and…Continue Reading
June 2 First Friday Coffeehouse Feature Master Guitar Maker And Songwriter
First Friday Coffeehouse will feature Fredericksburg, Virginia songwriter and instrument maker Bob Gramann. The event is held June 2 at Trinity Orchard House on Route 45 mid-way between Shepherdstown and Martinsburg, West Virginia. …Continue Reading
Studio M Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary with a Big Thank You to Clients
CHARLES TOWN — Studio M Salon & Boutique is celebrating its ten-year anniversary with giveaways and festivities the entire month of June. The focus is on thanking clients for their patronage and helping make it a successful, community…Continue Reading
Front Porch Brewing Co Announces Name Change To Abolitionist Ale Works And Grand Opening Schedule
After nearly two years in the making, Charles Town’s Front Porch Brewing Co has announced its grand opening date but not before announcing that they will no longer be called Front Porch Brewing Co.
The Downtown Charles Town Brewery…Continue Reading
Two Innovative History Seminars sponsored by Friends of Webb-Blessing House
The public is invited to attend two innovative, all-day history seminars: “Celebrating Storer College and its Impact on Jefferson County and the Nation” (June 8th) and “Three Historians Speak: Researching Jefferson County…Continue Reading
Friday’s @ Five Summer Concert Series on the Town Square Schedule Announced
Looking for something free and exciting to do in downtown Martinsburg on a Friday afternoon this summer? Come to Friday’s @ Five for a taste of great music and fun!
Friday’s @ Five at the Town Square, Presenting Sponsor by Gibson…Continue Reading
Friends Of Music Award Scholarship To Jefferson HS Senior
The Friends of Music have awarded a $500 scholarship to Ally Ward, a graduating senior at Jefferson High School.
The scholarship was presented at the school’s annual Band Awards Night the evening of May 16. Ally, who lives in…Continue Reading
Berkeley Arts Council Announces Photo17 Accepted Artists
The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Photo 17 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception and awards presentation on…Continue Reading
Friends Of Music Donate Keyboard, Sheet Music To Shepherdstown Elementary School
The Friends of Music have donated a new electronic piano keyboard and five sets of concert band sheet music to the music program at the Shepherdstown Elementary School.
The donations were presented at an assembly of music students…Continue Reading
Daytime Closure of the 200 Block of North Queen Street on June 3, 2017
The City of Martinsburg is preparing for contractor activities in front of the City Hall building located at 232 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, West Virginia. The general contractor for this project, W. Harley Miller Contractors, will…Continue Reading
Applications for *Free* Community Trees available
Applications are available to plant free community trees at your neighborhood park, school, church, HOA common area, or any other public space.
Cacapon Institute and our partners with the Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree program…Continue Reading
WVCALA: Water Crisis Personal Injury Lawyers Request Millions In Fees, Average Person Will Get $525
Press release received from West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse
Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) calls a request for nearly $45 million in personal injury lawyer fees for…Continue Reading
Deadline May 22 for entries in Berkeley Arts Council Juried Photography Exhibit
The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces its 2017 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display June…Continue Reading
Eastern WV Community Foundation Seeking Program Manager
The Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation is actively recruiting a Program Manager to handle day-to-day operations of the organization’s grant and scholarship programs. The Foundation has operated with a three person staff for nearly…Continue Reading
Berkeley County Arts Council Bulletin - May / June Events
Continuing through May 20
The Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit
The Art and Earth juried exhibit attracted 144 works by 60 artists from 20 states. Juror Sonya Evanisko of Shepherd…Continue Reading
Historic Shepherdstown to Feature Quilt Events in May
On May 24, Fawn Valentine, a West Virginia quilt expert, will be in Shepherdstown to “read” local quilts from 1 to 3 p.m. and to give a talk, “West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Echoes from the Hills,” at 7 p.m.…Continue Reading
Volunteers Needed for Tree Planting - Saturday, May 13th
Volunteers from Charles Town Parks and Recs Commission have received 16 free trees through the Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree to be planted at Jefferson Memorial Park on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 11:00am. CTree promotes tree planting and…Continue Reading
Artisan Bread Class at Historic Peter Burr Farm
In this two part class, attendees will learn: how to create and maintain a sourdough starter, kneading and rising techniques; they will also make a loaf of bread that will be baked on site; and take home sourdough starter to make bread at…Continue Reading
2nd Jackson’s Raid on the Roundhouse Event This Weekend
On June 19, 1861, Colonel Thomas J. Jackson was given an order by Brigadier General Joseph Johnston to destroy the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks and roundhouse at Martinsburg. (This was before his famous nickname and his rank as a…Continue Reading
French & Indian War Bus Tour June 10
MERCERSBURG, PA – Hop on the bus Saturday, June 10 for a day-long guided bus tour as we explore the significance of the Conocheague District in the French and Indian War (1754 – 1760). The tour begins and ends at the Conocheague Institute’s…Continue Reading
WVCALA: Governor Justice Approves Much-Needed Lawsuit Reforms Passed By The Legislature
Charleston, W.Va. – Legal watchdog group West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (WV CALA) is applauding Governor Jim Justice and the West Virginia Legislature for enacting additional much-needed lawsuit reforms during the recently…Continue Reading
Shepherdstown Back Alley Garden Tour And Tea Set For May 20-21
The historic town of Shepherdstown will hold its 20th annual Back Alley Garden Tour and Tea the weekend of May 21 and 22.
The event, which is sponsored by the Shepherdstown Community Club, will include a self-guided walking tour of…Continue Reading