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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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    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

    One Night Only - Illusionist Wes Iseli at the Apollo Civic Theatre

    Reality sensation, full-time illusionist, Wes Iseli of The Carbonaro Effect and Wes Iseli’s MAGICLIFE entertains thousands of magic lovers each month at over 400 shows a year.

    Saturday, January 21st, Wes comes to Martinsburg…Continue Reading

    Western films to be screened, filmed in Berkeley Springs

    BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - An award-winning independent film company’s Western will be shown Sunday in Berkeley Springs in advance of the company’s filming of a new feature in Morgan County this year.  One-Eyed Horse Productions’ “Day…Continue Reading

    January 6 First Friday Coffeehouse Features Three Writers In-The-Round

    First Friday Coffeehouse will feature the diversity of three songwriting talents from the ever-growing Frederick, Maryland acoustic music scene.  The event is held January 6 at Trinity Orchard House on Route 45 mid-way between Shepherdstown…Continue Reading

    Tickets Still Available For Jan. 14 Mlk Holiday Concert In Shepherdstown

    Tickets are still available for the second concert of the Friends of Music’s current season, a special Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 14…Continue Reading

    U.S. Cellular offers free Device Workshops to help users create and keep New Year’s resolutions

    MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – From health and fitness to adjusting budgets and expenditures, January is the season for smart changes. It sometimes can be tough to stay on track when setting new goals, but smartphones and devices will help you create…Continue Reading

    M-BC Parks and Rec Spring 2017 Hockey registration is now open

    M-BC Parks & Recreation is currently accepting registration for our Spring Inline Youth Hockey League.

    The registration deadline is February 24, 2017. Any registrations received after the deadline will incur a $10 late fee. The…Continue Reading

    Photo exhibit by Frank Herrera, “On the Road Again,” opening January 7

    HAGERSTOWN, MD - The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce its upcoming photographic exhibition, Frank Herrera: On the Road Again opening January 7, 2017 through April 9, 2017.  A native of West Virginia, Frank…Continue Reading

    Rumsey Radio Hour Comes Back In January 2017!!


    After last year’s incredible turnout, the Rumsey Radio Hour returns to Shepherdstown at Shepherd University’s Marinoff Theater on Saturday, January…Continue Reading

    Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet to be held January 14, 2017

    Tickets are on sale now for the second concert of the Friends of Music’s current season, a special Martin Luther King Holiday Concert by the Two Rivers String Quartet.

    The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, January…Continue Reading

    Hagerstown’s Annual Historic Houses of Worship Tour Planned for December 26

    HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – The annual Historic Houses of Worship Tour will be held in downtown Hagerstown on December 26, 2016, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. This free, self-guided candlelight tour is a way to experience the City of Hagerstown’s beautiful,…Continue Reading

    Berkeley Arts Council Announces New Art Classes for January

    The Berkeley Arts Council will offer classes in photography and painting in the New Year.

    Professional Photographer David Rehor will offer “Getting to Know Your Digital Camera” and “Painting with Light” on Saturdays January…Continue Reading

    Christmas Events at Asbury UMC

    Sixth Dimension Community Hand Bell Choir – Sunday; December 11, 2016 @ 3 PM

    Asbury UMC is very excited to announce that the wonderful community Hand bell Choir “The 6th Dimension” will be performing…Continue Reading

    Local Groups Sponsor Presentations on Jefferson County Battlefields

    Join us Friday, December 2 from 6 to 8 pm to hear historian Doug Perks discuss Civil War events in Jefferson County that shaped the course of our nation’s history. Also, learn how private landowners can contribute to the protection…Continue Reading

    Tolson’s Chapel Final Sesquicentennial Community Event, Christmas by Candlelight

    Sharpsburg, Md. – The Friends of Tolson’s Chapel (FOTC) celebrated the chapel’s Sesquicentennial year with a series of events held at the chapel through the spring/summer/fall season.  On October 1, 2016 FOTC hosted their penultimate…Continue Reading

    Conococheague Institute Christmas Open House December 10, 2016

    Mercersburg, Pennsylvania – The public can experience some old time Christmas cheer at The Conococheague Institute’s Annual Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 10, 2015 from 1 PM to 4 PM. The event takes place on the Institute’s…Continue Reading

    The Maryland Symphony Orchestra Presents Annual Home For The Holidays Concerts

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Music Director Elizabeth Schulze and The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will kick off the holiday season in the quad-state region with its annual Home for the Holidays concerts on Saturday December 17 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday,…Continue Reading

    John Brown to James Brown—The Little Farm Where Liberty Budded, Blossomed, and Boogied

    The Sharpsburg Historical Society hosts Ed Maliskas on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7:00 pm in Sharpsburg Town Hall, 106 East Main, Sharpsburg, where he will present selections from his book John Brown to James Brown—The Little Farm Where Liberty…Continue Reading

    Asbury UMC Holiday Events Schedule

    Thanksgiving Eve service – Wednesday; November 23, 2016 @ 7 PM

    Join together with family and friends for an evening of worship, praise and fellowship at Asbury UMC in Charles Town WV; as we offer our thanks to God for all the blessings…Continue Reading

    Shepherd University Music Department Preparatory Ensembles Concert

    The Shepherd University Department of Music Preparatory Division is pleased to present the Shepherd Preparatory Orchestra, Junior Strings Ensemble, and Preparatory Chorus in concert at the Frank Arts Center Theater on Wednesday, December…Continue Reading

    The King’s Heralds To Present Concert At Hagerstown Seventh-Day Adventist Church November 12

    HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – The King’s Heralds, America’s longest, continuously-performing gospel quartet, will present a concert at the Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church on Saturday, November 12, at 11 a.m. The award-winning quartet…Continue Reading

    Martinsburg-Area Residents Invited To U.S. Cellular’s Free Device Workshop

    MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – The holidays are hectic, but the mobile capabilities of today’s latest devices can prove helpful when it comes to streamlining the hustle and bustle of the season. Much comes down to making sure individuals are fully…Continue Reading

    November Events at Asbury UMC

    Asbury UMC Veterans Dinner - Sunday; November 06, 2016 @ 5 PM

    Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town, WV will honor Veterans from Jefferson County on Sunday; November 06, 2016 at 5 p.m. The evening will begin…Continue Reading

    Two “Old World” Craft Workshops Being Offered at the Conococheague Institute

    Mercersburg, PA – Just in time for creating handmade holiday gifts the Conococheague Institute is hosting two very special workshops: Tape Loom Weaving on November 19 from 10am-2pm and Creating Carolina Stars on December 3 from 9am-1pm.…Continue Reading

    Upcoming Shepherd University Music Events

    Sawyer Gaydon, Percusssion Recital

    Sunday, November 13 at 5:00 pm - **Please note that the time change from the original printed calendar.

    McCoy Rehearsal Hall. Free and open to the public.

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    Black Box Arts Center presents Alice@Wonderland

    The highly acclaimed programs for children and youth at the Black Box Arts Center continue this fall with the production of the musical .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)Continue Reading

    Nov. 18 Lunch Will Preview Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra Concert

    Those attending the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra’s November 19 concert in Shepherdstown will have an opportunity to get a preview of the performance at a luncheon the day before.

    The concert, which is sponsored by Friends of…Continue Reading

    2016 Shepherdstown Holiday Ornament Now Available

    Historic Shepherdstown has created another ornament in its series of prominent Shepherdstown landmarks. The 2016 ornament features the Shepherdstown Library, formerly known as the Old Market House. Sales of the ornaments will raise funds…Continue Reading

    Rachel Barton Pine Performing Live At The Maryland Theatre

    “Barton is the real thing, a prodigious talent with obvious personality and a clear-eyed vision. Her technical skills can make the jaw drop. She has a full, singing sweet tone and plays with a confidence and élan that make…Continue Reading

    Halloween Safety Tips from the Red Cross

    Be safe while you have fun this Halloween

    Ghouls and goblins will take over the night. But even scary creatures need to be safe and celebrate Halloween right. Halloween’s greatest hazards are not vampires and villains – they’re…Continue Reading