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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

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! 

This…Continue Reading

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

“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

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

Conococheague Institute Sponsoring Tour Of Area Stone Houses

MERCERSBURG, PA – On Sunday, October 15, the Conococheague Institute will sponsor a tour of five old rural stone houses in Western Franklin County. Located in the Cumberland Valley, once frontier country in the Welsh Run/Mercersburg community,…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

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.

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Learn how African Americans defined their freedom during the Civil War

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Step back to 1862 and explore the complex history of the US Civil War through the experiences of “Contraband,” enslaved African Americans seeking freedom behind Union lines.. Join the park’s living history staff…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

Thirteenth Annual Constitution Day Lecture to be held at the Robert C. Byrd Center

The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education is pleased to announce that the thirteenth annual Tom E. Moses Memorial Lecture on the U.S. Constitution will be given by Ganesh Sitaraman, author of The Crisis of the Middle-Class…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

Reenactment of the Battle of Smithfield Crossing in Middleway, WV

A reenactment of the Battle of Smithfield Crossing will take place in the Historic District of Middleway, WV, 25430 on September 9th and 10th, 2017. Some 200 reenactors representing Union and Confederate units will skirmish through the streets,…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

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

“Drums on the Conococheague: Then and Now” a Native American Powwow at the Conococheague Settlement

Mercersburg, PA – Native American heritage will be celebrated with two exciting days of drumming, dancing and singing at the Conococheague Settlement 12995 Bain Road, Mercersburg, PA, September 9 and 10, 2017. The event will run from 9am-8pm…Continue Reading

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

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

Contemporary School Of The Arts And Gallery To Present 13Th Annual Art In The Park

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND –  The Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc. (CSAGI) will present its 13th annual Art in the Park at Doubs Woods on Sunday, August 27. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to dusk at the Doubs Woods…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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

ACFF Announces the Next Gen Capture Conservation Project & Contest

The American Conservation Film Festival challenges and invites young people ages 5 to 18 to create and submit a short video capturing what conservation and their relationship to nature and the world around them means to them.  The purpose…Continue Reading

City Of Charles Town’s WV Day Festival To Be Held On June 17, 2017

This Saturday, the City of Charles Town will host its 2nd annual WV Day Festival, located on the streets of downtown Charles Town. The event will feature live music, history tours, a 5K Race, live artists, street performers, a kids area,…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.

But…Continue Reading

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

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

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

Freedom’s Run Summer Camp 2017 for Middle and High School Students

Camp River Runners Summer Youth Run Camps are back, bigger, and better for 2017!

“We had a blast in 2016 with over 40 young runners in each of our Middle and High School day camps. New is our overnight High School Camp July 16-19.…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

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

Berkeley County Arts Council Bulletin - May / June Events

Art Exhibits

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

Jefferson Arts Council May Exhibition Opening Reception May 5th

The Jefferson Arts Council (JAC) is excited to announce the May exhibition to be shown at the Fire Hall Gallery in Charles Town with the opening reception scheduled for Friday, May 5, from 5pm to 8pm.

The exhibition will feature the…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

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

Boonsboro Celebrates 225th Anniversary

BOONSBORO, MARYLAND – The town of Boonsboro is celebrating the 225th anniversary of its founding throughout 2017. Nestled at the foot of South Mountain, it was founded in 1792 by brothers George and William Boone, cousins of Daniel Boone.

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Film & Program: Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody - May 18

Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody is a new film screening at the Shepherdstown Opera House, Thursday, May 18, 7 p.m., free.

The title aptly mirrors headlines popping up throughout the U.S. People in a rapidly growing nationwide…Continue Reading

14Th Annual Museum Ramble To Spotlight Washington County Museums And Historic Sites

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MARYLAND – The 14th annual Washington County Museum Ramble will be held throughout the month of May. The Ramble has more than 30 participating museums and historic sites located in Washington County, most of which open…Continue Reading

May 19 Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Will Benefit Friends Of Music

The Friends of Music are sponsoring a murder mystery dinner theater performance at Shepherdstown’s Bavarian Inn the evening of Friday, May 19.

The event will be a fundraiser for the Friends, and everyone in the community is invited…Continue Reading

Sharpsburg Historical Society to Commemorate Entry of the U.S. Into WWI

At its Thursday, April 27, meeting, the Sharpsburg Historical Society will commemorate the entry of the United States into the conflict now called World War I. The meeting starts at 7:00 in Town Hall, 106 East Main St., Sharpsburg.
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Emmy Award-Winning CNN Correspondent Tom Foreman, Guest Author at Celebrity Dinner

Tom Foreman is an Emmy award-winning journalist whose experience spans more than three decades, and touches virtually every major news story in that time period. Foreman has traveled to all 50 U.S. states and more than twenty countries to…Continue Reading

Third Annual Flip Flop Festival to be held in Harpers Ferry and Bolivar, April 22-23

Come celebrate with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) and the Trail and Town Alliance of Harpers Ferry and Bolivar during the third annual Flip Flop Festival on April 22-23. The event will feature a variety of activities, vendors, music…Continue Reading

Pikeside UMC To Hold Church Yard Sale

Pikeside UMC in Martinsburg WV will hold its annual “Spring Fling” Vendor & Yard Sale on Saturday; May 6 from 8am - 2pm. 

All proceeds from this event will benefit Tri-County Pastoral Counseling Service, which…Continue Reading

Irish Icons Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill in Berryville, VA April 28

Counry Clare, Ireland - Renowned Irish duo Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill bring their innovative take on Irish music to the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, VA, in the Northern Shenandoah Valley on Friday, April 28th, at 8:00PM.

“You’re…Continue Reading

Two Upcoming Life-long Learning Events at Shepherd

Tuesday, April 18th - Speak Story Series presents Antonio Rocha at Reynolds Hall at 7:30 p.m. - Born and raised in Brazil, Antonio presents a unique fusion of verbal narrative and mime that has taken his work to 16 countries across 6 continents.…Continue Reading

ACFF Spring Fundraiser Features Pollinator Film & Discussion

Shepherdstown, WV.—The American Conservation Film Festival 3rd annual spring fundraiser will shed light on threats facing a number of America’s pollinator species and how we can help them at a party including festive food, drink,…Continue Reading

Final concert of the 2016-2017 Shepherd Music Salon Series, “Eastern Echoes”

The final concert of the 2016-2017 Shepherd Music Salon Series sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank, titled “Eastern Echoes,” will will take place Tuesday, April 11, at 8 p.m. in the Frank Center W.H. Shipley Recital Hall. The…Continue Reading

Author Bob O’Connor to present program on African American History

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND - The Washington County Historical Society, in partnership with the African American Historical Association and The Contemporary School for the Arts & Gallery, will present a program on African American history with…Continue Reading

Reserve your tickets for the Contemporary American Theater Festival’s 2017 Season

Get ready for July and reserve your tickets for the Contemporary American Theater Festival’s 2017 Season: the Summer of Six! 

Where will you travel this summer? To an elite university? To the Bronx in 1977? Will you…Continue Reading

Next Friends Of Music Concert Set For April 29 In Shepherdstown

The Friends of Music will present the fourth concert of their current season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Shepherdstown, WV. The concert will feature the Two Rivers Piano and Winds Ensemble. The pianist…Continue Reading

Free Smart Device Workshop Offered To Help Martinsburg Residents See How Easy It Is To Be Green

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – Earth Day is April 22 and it serves as a great reminder for us all to consider how we are impacting the environment and what changes we can make to positively impact our environment.

U.S. Cellular associates…Continue Reading

Maryland Symphony Presents ‘The Best Of The Eagles’

Internationally Acclaimed Jeans ‘n Classics Combines World-Class Rock and Symphonic Musicians to Perform the Timeless Music of the Eagles

Concert to be held April 8. The concert features Jeans ‘n Classics,…Continue Reading

Call for Entries: Photo 17 Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces Photo 17, 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…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Offers Classes in April

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering two art classes taught by Teaching Artist Judith Becker.

“Improving Your Drawing and Rendering Skills” will be on Thursdays 1-4pm, April 13, 20, 27, and May 4.

“Beginning Color Pencil”…Continue Reading

Seventh Annual Art and Earth Exhibit Opens April 5

The Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit will open April 5 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. There will be a reception and awards presentation on Friday, April 21 from 5-7pm. The exhibit will be on display…Continue Reading

“Gallery on Main” launched in Martinsburg

Bringing color to vacant buildings in downtown Martinsburg is the goal of “Gallery on Main”, a collaboration between the Berkeley Arts Council and Main Street Martinsburg. The program showcases creations by eight local artists. Original…Continue Reading

Widely Acclaimed Film, Embrace, At MD Int’l Film Fest, April 1

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – The Maryland International Film Festival presents a screening of the highly acclaimed documentary Embrace on Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. Several events are being planned in downtown Hagerstown to coordinate with…Continue Reading

Upcoming Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program Events

Friday, March 24
Tour of Hagley Museum, first home of the DuPont family in Brandywine, DE. Leaving St. Agnes Church at 7:00 a.m.  Limited space available. Cost is $129; or $115 for members and includes transportation,…Continue Reading

“Ribbon Cutting” Set for 2017 Eastern Panhandle Home Show

The “ribbon cutting” for the 22nd Annual Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association Home Show will be held on Saturday, March 25 at 9:45 am at Berkeley Plaza located at 215 Monroe St. in Martinsburg.

The actual opening of the…Continue Reading

Gala Festival of Dance conclude Dance Works 2017

Over 150 young dancers will find their spotlights on Sunday, March 26 when the community collaboration known as Dance Works 2017 takes the stage at 3:00 pm at Musselman High School. The matinee entertainment features fourteen performances…Continue Reading