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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

2017 Eastern Panhandle Home Show Offers New Space and Features

At the 22nd Annual Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association Home Show, you will have an opportunity to see over 160 exhibits from all types of businesses.  From landscaping, to heating and air conditioning; building contractors to…Continue Reading

Friends Of Shepherdstown Library Book Sale On Mother’s Day Weekend

FOSL’s Annual Book Sale fundraiser will be held over Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday, May 13 - Sunday, May 14, 2017, at the Shepherdstown Community Club’s War Memorial Building (102 E German Street).  The Book Sale is…Continue Reading

Victor Clairmont, World-Renowned Baritone, to Perform in Hagerstown on Saturday, March 18

The Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, located near HCC on Robinwood Drive, is delighted to invite the community to enjoy his outstanding concert on Saturday, March 18, at 6:00pm.  The concert is free, but a generous freewill offering…Continue Reading

Is Your Cupcake worth $500? Annual MSM Cupcake Contest Announced

CUPCAKES: Please bring two dozen cupcakes. All cupcakes will be judged. Cupcakes must be in standard cupcake liners.  All cupcakes must contain chocolate with anything else you want to add. Participants may submit multiple entries and…Continue Reading

Historic Shepherdstown Commission’s Speakers Series Opens with March 8 Talk on Forgotten Local Roads

David Bullock will speak on “Forgotten 18th Century Roads: Shepherdstown and the Philadelphia Wagon Road” at 7 p.m. on March 8. The talk will be in the auditorium of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education…Continue Reading

Kevin Booth to perform free gospel concert at Hagerstown Seventh day adventist church

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – Singer Kevin Booth, of Kevin Booth Gospel Ministries, will perform a free gospel concert on Saturday, March 11. The concert will be held at 6 p.m. at the Hagerstown Seventh Day Adventist Church located at 11507 Robinwood…Continue Reading

Art Works to Host Gallery Talk and Q&A with Pat and Beverly Murphy

At 2pm Saturday, April 1, the Berkeley Art Works will host a gallery talk and Q&A session with Pat and Beverly Murphy about their experiences over more than 40 years of the photography program at the Boys and Girls Club in Martinsburg.…Continue Reading

Shepherd University students will perform in the Annual Honors Recital

A select group of student musicians and ensembles from Shepherd University will perform in the Annual Honors Recital on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, Maryland. The recital is…Continue Reading

Contemporary American Theater Festival to feature Six New Plays

CATF’s 2017 playwrights give voice to the diverse and vibrant American experience. Their stories will compel you. They will provoke you. They will entertain you. This summer, explore six powerful stories that will stimulate your mind…Continue Reading

Harpers Ferry Foundation Announces April Dinner Event and Flip Flop Festival

On Sunday, April 2, Trail and Town Alliance will be sponsoring a Progressive Dinner to raise money for the Flip Flop Festival. Join us at 6 pm for a four-course dinner in four beautiful homes in Bolivar and Harpers Ferry. (Host/cooks are:…Continue Reading

Shepherd to Present Award-Winning Play, “They Call Me Q”

The Performing Arts Series at Shepherd University and Multicultural Student Affairs will present the award-winning play “They Call Me Q” on March 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Shepherd University’s Marinoff Theater in Shepherdstown,…Continue Reading

Art and Earth Exhibit Accepted Artists Announced

The Berkeley Arts Council announced the accepted artists for the Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit, to be displayed at the Berkeley Art Works from April 5 - May 20. There will be a reception and awards presentation on April 21 from…Continue Reading

Upcoming Shepherd University Lifelong Learning Program Events

TONIGHT!!  Wednesday, March 1 - Film Series at the Byrd Center - “Dr. Strangelove” from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education Auditorium.  Stanley Kubrick’s class…Continue Reading

Pikeside UMC Ash Wednesday Morning Worship Services

Join Pikeside UMC at one of our four Ash Wednesday Services on the morning of March 1st.  These services have been scheduled to allow worshipers the ability to attend service without impacting their work or school schedules.  Services…Continue Reading

Tickets On Sale Now For March 25 Shepherdstown Orchestra Concert

The Friends of Music will present a Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra concert in Shepherdstown on March 25. The concert will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church at 7:30 p.m. 

Entitled “Songs and Dances of Love,” it will…Continue Reading

Washington County Arts Council hosting “Jon Parks: Southern Exposure”

The Washington County Arts Council hosts two exhibits in March 2017 “Jon Parks: Southern Exposure” will be displayed in the Main Gallery and “Lesley Whalley: Colorful Language” will be featured in the Hall Gallery.Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council - Arts Participation Survey

One important part of our efforts is the ongoing survey on arts participation that will give city and county planners data on the arts in our area. The survey is designed to assemble data on artists working and potential audiences in Berkeley…Continue Reading

March Instruction at the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Arts Council announces art classes for March at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

Starting March 2, Teaching Artist Judith Becker will offer “Creating and Painting Still Lifes with Symbolism…Continue Reading

Eat Your Heart Out Martinsburg - Celebrate Restaurant Week February 20-25th

From ethnic flair to American classic, Martinsburg offers a variety of dining options for families, date nights, business occasions and more. Food lovers have an opportunity to experience the downtown Martinsburg diverse dining February 20-25,…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council Looks Back at Four Decades of the Boys and Girls’ Club Photography

In celebration of Youth Art Month, The Berkeley Arts Council presents a retrospective exhibit of student photographs created over the years in the Martinsburg Boys and Girls Club photography program. The exhibit will be on display at the…Continue Reading

Announcing the 2017 Eastern Panhandle Home Show

The Eastern Panhandle Home Builders Association (a local 501c6 Non-Profit) is proud to announce its annual Home Show March 25th and 26th at our new location at Berkley Plaza!

The Home Show offers businesses a valuable opportunity to…Continue Reading

Dance Works Registration is Now Open

Arrangements for the fourth annual Dance Works festival, to be held at Musselman High in March, are moving forward with the announcement that dance schools and companies can begin registering for the event. The information and forms needed…Continue Reading

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Celebrates the 150th Anniv of the Founding of Storer College

In celebration of Black History month and to kick-off the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Storer College, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to attend the following programs highlighting Harpers Ferry’s rich…Continue Reading

Announcing “Cut to the Chase Film Festival” in Shepherdstown, WV

Now accepting submissions:  Cut To The Chase is a short film festival hosted in historic Shepherdstown, WV, creating a vibrant intersection of art, theater and film on the Potomac River. Our goal is to produce an annual short film festival…Continue Reading

Upcoming Events at Asbury UMC

‘Living the Five’ Bible Study – Beginning Tuesday; January 31, 2017 7 PM

Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town West Virginia invites our entire community to join us for a dynamic new Bible study titled “Living the…Continue Reading

Call for Artists - Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit April 5 - May 20, 2017

The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit, which is produced by the Berkeley Arts Council, has the theme “Art and Earth: My Art - My World”. Entries should reflect the…Continue Reading

Spring League Registrations are open at Martinsburg-Berkeley Co Parks & Rec

We are accepting registration for our spring leagues. For information and links to forms and online registration, see below.

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    January / February Events at Asbury UMC

    ‘Living the Five’ Bible Study – Beginning Tuesday; January 31, 2017 @ 7 PM

    Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town West Virginia invites our entire community to join us for a dynamic new Bible study titled “Living the…Continue Reading

    Tickets On Sale Now For March 10 Shepherdstown Rotary Wine-Tasting Dinner

    Tickets are on sale now for the Shepherdstown Rotary Club’s 16th Annual Wine-tasting Dinner, which will be held on Friday, March 10. The event will be held at Shepherdstown’s Bavarian Inn starting at 6:30 p.m. Members of the community…Continue Reading

    Martinsburg ReNew Hosting Community Forum Featuring Motivational Pastor Brad Hill

    Martinsburg ReNew will be hosting the next community forum featuring Rev Brad Hill who is a motivational pastor offering hope to our community. 

    Feb 16. at 6PM (snow date Feb 22)

    Location will be at Josephs Church Community…Continue Reading