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Driving Tour of Washington County’s Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, and Guest Homes

Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Small Lodging Properties of Washington County proudly announce the first ever Come Inn for the Holidays tour. On Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 1-4 p.m., the…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Christmas Celebration Schedule Released

The Shepherdstown Visitors Center has released a detailed schedule of the town’s 2017 Christmas celebration, which will begin November 24, the day after Thanksgiving, and run through December 23. The November 24 events will include…Continue Reading

Abolitionist Ale Works Announces First Bottle Release And Funksgiving Event

Casual and serious beer fans alike love to try new things and Abolitionist Ale Works in Charles Town, WV is giving them a heavy dose of new and exclusive on Thanksgiving Weekend.

Starting on Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 22,…Continue Reading

Abolitionist Ale Works Announces Live Music Events For This Weekend (Nov. 17 & 19)

Abolitionist Ale Works, a brewery, and pub in downtown Charles Town, WV will showcase two singer-songwriters this weekend.

On Friday, November 17 at 8 PM, Matt Kline will be performing live.  Matt is a guitar player and vocalist…Continue Reading

FREE Lacrosse Clinic for children in grades K-8

Panhandle Pride Lacrosse, along with Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks & Recreation, is offering a youth lacrosse clinic for interested players. Come out and experience the fast-growing, fast-paced, exciting game of lacrosse.

This…Continue Reading

Civil War Christmas in Shepherdstown

In partnership with the Shepherd University Department of History, Shepherd University student volunteers, local residents, and the Shepherdstown Visitor Center, the George Tyler Moore Center is pleased to announce the schedule for our 2017…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Christmas Celebration 2017 Begins November 24

The historic town of Shepherdstown will kick off its annual “Christmas in Shepherdstown” celebration on Friday, November 24, the day after Thanksgiving.

The November 24 schedule will include a series of evening events that…Continue Reading

Fall Fun! Wee Warrior Dash and Antietam Thanksgiving Run

Join Jefferson County Parks and Recreation, Freedom’s Run and For Love of Children for the 8th Annual Wee Warrior Dash this Saturday, November 11 at Sam Michael’s Park located at 235 Sam Michael’s Lane, Harpers Ferry, WV…Continue Reading

Job Opening: Berkeley County Development Authority - Administrative Services Coordinator

The Administrative Services Coordinator of the Berkeley County Development Authority (BCDA) provides executive support while performing a variety of organizational and administrative tasks. The Administrative Services Coordinator serves as…Continue Reading

Abolitionist Ale Works Announces November Events Schedule

Charles Town Brewery Will Host Live Music, Painting, Beer Release And Fitness Events All Month Long

Every Thursday at 6 PM – Bros and Bras “Beer Run” – Fitness group meet, walk and toast

Sunday, November 12 (1PM‐3PM)…Continue Reading

Learn How To Have A “Connected Home” At Free Device Workshop

MARTINSBURG, W. V.a. – November is the start of a very busy season for many. With family visiting for Thanksgiving, football in full swing, Black Friday shopping and frequent traveling, it is easy to let things slide at our favorite place,…Continue Reading

Fall/Winter Out of School Sports Camps

M-BC Parks & Recreation has 4 remaining dates for the Out of School Sports Camps, for children ages 6-10. These camps will take place on November 10, November 22, January 15, and February 19.(dates subject to change, based on Berkeley…Continue Reading

Bath (Berkeley Springs) Town Council & Bath Ordinance Cmte. Discuss new ordinance proposals tonight

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - Tonight, Bath Town Council once again discusses proposed new ordinances, and amendments to existing code, that could affect property owners/tenants in various ways for properties in the municipal limits.  The Town…Continue Reading

Team River Runner to host November 11 kayak football tourney and November 9 movie

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Football fans will have the opportunity to watch a different sort of sport on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, from 4-9 p.m. when Shepherd University’s Team River Runner chapter hosts the first Storm-Kersey Kayak…Continue Reading

Annual Christmas Open House At The Conococheague Institute

Mercersburg, Pennsylvania – The public can experience some old time Christmas cheer at The Conococheague Institute’s Annual Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 1 PM to 4 PM. The event takes place on the Institute’s…Continue Reading

Mars Generation accepting applications for full-paid scholarships to Space Camp

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The Mars Generation (TMG) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for full-paid scholarships to Space Camp located in Huntsville, Alabama for summer of 2018. The scholarships include full tuition, flight…Continue Reading

Second session of Family Pet Classes being offered by Parks and Rec

M-BC Parks & Recreation is offering Family Pet Classes. Maura Rogich will be conducting the classes, and they will take place at the Ramer Center (515 W. Martin Street, Martinsburg, WV) on Thursday evenings from November 30th - January…Continue Reading

Jefferson Arts Council November Exhibit

Jefferson Arts Council (JAC) is excited to announce a group exhibit by members of the Jefferson County Photography Club in Charles Town’s Fire Hall Gallery, November 2 - 21, 2017.

There will be a light refreshments reception…Continue Reading

Local Master Naturalists Group Holds Annual Meeting

The Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Program held its annual meeting October 28 at the Hospice of the Panhandle facility in Kearneysville. More than 50 Master Naturalists from throughout the area attended.

The program included the…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Rotary Club Honors Bob And Tia McMillan

The Shepherdstown Rotary Club has presented its 2017 Vocational Service Award to Bob and Tia McMillan, of Shepherdstown, the owners of the Jefferson Distributing Company.

The presentation was made at the Club’s October 31 weekly…Continue Reading

Memories Photography Exhibit By Ron Lytle To Open November 3 At The Mansion House Art Gallery

Memories, a photography exhibit by Ron Lytle, opens November 3 at The Mansion House Art Gallery, home of The Valley Art Association. The exhibition features photographs taken by Lytle over a span of more than 20 years and will be on display…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Bulletin and Upcoming Events - Nov/Dec 2017

Berkeley Arts Council November Classes
Beginning Colored Pencil
Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 20; 1-4pm (Four Weeks)
Instructor: Judith Becker
Beginning Watercolor
Saturdays, November 18, December 2, 9, 16; 1-4pm…Continue Reading

Urban Dance and Dialog at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

HARPERS FERRY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK AND URBAN ARTISTRY INC PRESENT…The Dedication Series: Urban Dance and Dialog

Featuring Russell Campbell, Maren Cummings, and Rizqi Rachmat

Saturday, November 11th-Sunday November 12th,…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Community Club November Dinner and Program

For this Thanksgiving, we are serving a special menu of Native American food from the Northeast region of the American colonies, available around the time of the first Thanksgiving dinner.

The main dish will be Venison Pie, with leeks,…Continue Reading

New Downtown Martinsburg Visitors Guide Released

The Berkeley Arts Council, the MBC Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), and Main Street Martinsburg announce the publication and distribution of a new “Downtown…Continue Reading

Memories Photography Exhibit By Ron Lytle To Open November 3 At The Mansion House Art Gallery

HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND –  Memories, a photography exhibit by Ron Lytle, opens November 3 at The Mansion House Art Gallery, home of The Valley Art Association. The exhibition features photographs taken by Lytle over a span of more than…Continue Reading

Very Still & Hard To See Kicks Off New Theater Major At Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, West Virginia: Shepherd University’s Department of Contemporary and Art & Theater presents Steve Yockey’s very still & hard to see. The production, directed by Contemporary American Theater Festival General Manager…Continue Reading

Jefferson County Development Authority Selects New Executive Director

The Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) is pleased to announce that Nicolas “Nic” Diehl will be its next Executive Director.

After an extensive search, the JCDA selected Diehl from a group of many qualified candidates…Continue Reading

Conococheague Institute Hosting Basketry Workshop

Mercersburg, PA – Just in time for creating handmade holiday gifts the Conococheague Institute is hosting a workshop for creating the Carolina Stars on December 2 from 9am-1pm. This “old world” technique class will be held at the Welsh…Continue Reading

Local solar co-ops to hold series of public information sessions throughout Eastern Panhandle

Neighbors throughout the Eastern Panhandle have formed solar co-ops to save money and make going solar easier while building a network of solar supporters. The groups are seeking participants and will host a series of information meetings…Continue Reading

Maryland Heights fatality, Initial investigation indicates cause of death was accidental

National Park Service News Release

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. – At approximately 2:30 p.m. on October 20, 2017, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Law Enforcement Rangers were notified that an 18-year-old male had fallen…Continue Reading

Discovery Station At Hagerstown To Present A Program At The 3rd Annual Maryland Stem Fest

Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. will present “Block-Base Coding With Legos and Dinosaurs” on November 4, 2017, at 11 a.m. This is an official event of the 2017 Maryland STEM Festival.

This program introduces children to block-based…Continue Reading

Blue Ridge Rocketeers Upcoming Events

October 28th - Your Hobby Place Grand Reopening and Block Party

The store has been repaired after the car crash through his front door. Dave will be celebrating along with his neighboring stores with a Block Party…Continue Reading

Tickets On Sale Now For November 18 Orchestra Concert In Shepherdstown

The Friends of Music will present a Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra concert in Shepherdstown on Saturday, November 18.

The concert will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church at 7:30 p.m. Entitled “Joyful Noise,” it will feature three…Continue Reading

Complete 2017 Apple Trample 5K Race Results

Position Bib Name Gun Start Finish Gun Elapsed Age Gender

1 117 JACK BARONNER 10:31:04.7 10:47:51.2 00:16:46.5 24 M

2 522 Brad Dugan 10:31:04.7 10:48:32.7 00:17:27.9 27 M

3 494 Jack Conant 10:31:04.7 10:48:35.8 00:17:31.1…Continue Reading

Shepherd Music Salon Series opens 2017-2018 Season with pianist Rok Palčič

The Shepherd University Department of Music Salon Series sponsored by Jefferson Security Bank kicks off its 2017-2018 season on Thursday, October 26, at 8 p.m. in the Frank Center W.H. Shipley Recital Hall with a performance by Slovenian-born…Continue Reading

Cider Press Deli & Grill Now Hiring Servers

Server
Cider Press Deli & Grill - Inwood, WV
Part-time

Are you the type who is willing to jump through hoops to make guests happy? Do you like working in a fast-paced environment? Want to be a part of Inwood’s…Continue Reading

Apollo Theatre Auditions for A Christmas Carol

The Apollo Civic Theatre (ACT) is holding auditions for its upcoming adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Auditions will be held on Sunday, October 22 at 2 pm; Monday, October 23 at 7 pm; and Tuesday, October 24th at 7 pm. Auditions will be held…Continue Reading

2018 Winter Indoor Futsal Soccer League Forming!

Registration is now being accepted for the 2018 Winter Indoor Futsal Soccer Leagues. The league is open to any child between the ages of 6-14 as of September 1, 2017. All Berkeley County Winter Futsal practices and matches will be held in…Continue Reading

Winter 2018 Adult Volleyball Registration is now OPEN!

M-BC Parks & Recreation is now accepting registration for the 2018 Winter Adult Co-ed Volleyball League.

This is a co-ed league and all skill levels are welcome with 3 divisions available for registration. Games will be held at…Continue Reading

What’s New with the 2017 Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival

This year our theme for the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival is…Blue Ribbon Harvest…WV Grown. When was the last time you stopped and appreciated what WV has to offer in your own backyard? This year, we have invited the best the area…Continue Reading

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to begin boundary maintenance project

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va – From mid-October to mid-December, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will be performing routine maintenance along its approximately 70 miles of perimeter boundary. The purpose of the project is to make sure park…Continue Reading

All Treats, No Tricks At Free U.S. Cellular Device Workshop

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – As Halloween approaches, kids start dreaming of endless mountains of candy and fun costumes, while parents think about how to keep their Trick or Treaters safe from harm as they roam the neighborhood streets. U.S.…Continue Reading

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation Winter 2018 Squirt Basketball Registration is open!

M-BC Parks & Recreation is currently accepting registration for the 2018 Winter Squirt Basketball League. This registration is open to children ages 6-7 (as of September 1, 2017) and currently in 1st or 2nd grade. The registration fee…Continue Reading

ALL TREATS, NO TRICKS AT FREE U.S. CELLULAR DEVICE WORKSHOP

MARTINSBURG, W.  Va – As Halloween approaches, kids start dreaming of endless mountains of candy and fun costumes, while parents think about how to keep their Trick or Treaters safe from harm as they roam the neighborhood streets. …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

League and NAACP partner with Byrd Center on civic education

On Wednesday, October 11 The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Educations will screen the documentary film I Voted? as the second program in a new series of events focusing on civic education and voting issues.  The…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

Stonewall Jackson monument vandalized at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Manassas, Va. – The National Park Service (NPS) is actively working to remove paint that was poured and sprayed on the General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson monument at Manassas National Battlefield Park. The vandalism happened overnight…Continue Reading

“Humanities in the 21st Century” New Biennial Symposium

Shepherd University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) are collaborating on a new biennial symposium, Humanities in the 21st Century, with the inaugural symposium, titled Humanities and the…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Community Club’s Annual Legendary Book Sale and Halloween In The War Memorial Bldg

THE BOOK SALE, TWO FLOORS OF BOOKS

War Memorial Building (German & King sts)

Thursday October 12, 6-8 pm * First night look * $10 free wine & cheese
Friday & Saturday, October 13-14, 10am-6pm…Continue Reading

Opening: Community Networks, Inc. Executive Director

Summary: The Executive Director for Community Networks, Inc. (CNI), a non-profit organization, assists the Board of Directors in carrying out the administrative functions and goals of CNI, and oversees the daily operations…Continue Reading

Gov. Jim Justice Town Hall Meeting in Martinsburg

Join Governor Jim Justice on Tuesday, October 3 for a town hall meeting on the Roads to Prosperity Amendment. This is an opportunity to ask questions regarding the statewide road bond election, which will be held on Saturday, October 7.

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Tix on Sale NOW! Antietam Tours/Road Runner Services’ Tours of Antietam Illumination

Hagerstown, MD—Antietam Tours/Road Runner Services will be offering Mini-Coach drive-through’ s of the Annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination on December 2, 2017. Burma Miles, owner of Antietam Tours/Road Runner…Continue Reading

Friends of Music Sponsoring October 27 Whiskey-Tasting Fundraiser

The Friends of Music are sponsoring a Rye Whiskey Tasting at Shepherdstown’s Bavarian Inn on Friday, October 27.

The event will be a fundraiser for the Friends and their Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra. It will be held from 6:00…Continue Reading

Berkeley Arts Council October and November Classes

The Berkeley Arts Council is offering art classes in October and November at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

On Thursdays October 5, 12, 19, 26= from 1-4pm, Judith Becker will offer “Continuing Art…Continue Reading

Discover the legacy of Storer College at Harpers Ferry

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. – October 6-8, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will honor the legacy of Storer College with music, living history, academic speakers, and youth activities on the campus where the college was established 150 years…Continue Reading

Coldwell Banker Premier - Administrative Assistant Position

REAL ESTATE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Coldwell Banker Premier – Shepherdstown/Martinsburg offices

Immediate opening for qualified individual with prior real estate office experience. Must have excellent customer service skills,…Continue Reading

Procter and Gamble Lab Opens in Berkeley Springs

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - A portion of the old War Memorial Hospital opened Sept. 12 as a new Procter and Gamble training lab. The Pines Opportunity Center has tenants such as the Morgan County EDA, P&G, and Blue Ridge Community & Technical…Continue Reading

15th Annual Conservation Film Festival Promises Wonder

Shepherdstown, WV – The 15th annual American Conservation Film Festival opens Thursday, October 12th with a festive reception and free film screening and culminates with its Encore Award Winners Weekend October 20-22. The Festival brings…Continue Reading

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

First Phones And Back-To-School Prep Workshop Announced

MARTINSBURG, W. Va. – September is when school is back in full swing, and the beginning of a new school year is often when many children get their first phones. A recent U.S. Cellular survey* showed the average age of children getting their…Continue Reading

Giving Circle Honors Betty Lou Harmison Of Berkeley Springs

The Two Rivers Giving Circle has honored Betty Lou Harmison, of Berkeley Springs, with its 2017 Preservation Award.

The award recognizes Harmison for her many years of support for preservation and conservation in Morgan County. It…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown and Charles Town Rotary Clubs Team Up to Provide Dictionaries to Jefferson Students

As they have done for many years, the Shepherdstown and Charles Town Rotary Clubs have teamed up this fall to provide free dictionaries and thesauruses to students in Jefferson County schools.

The two clubs buy the books with Rotary…Continue Reading

Interactive Zombie Experience Coming To Martinsburg In October

With the success of The Walking Dead plus popular movies, books and video games, the living dead are more popular now than ever. What would it be like to survive the outbreak in person?  Now there is a way to test your skills.

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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

WVCALA: Survey Reveals Legal Reforms Bring Fairness, Improve West Virginia’s Lawsuit Climate

Charleston, W.Va. – The legal reforms that were recently enacted in West Virginia have improved West Virginia’s lawsuit climate according to a survey released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform according…Continue Reading

Local author to host “The Chronicles of the American Civil War” podcast

Local author Bob O’Connor of Charles Town will be hosting a national weekly podcast starting Thursday, September 14, called “The Chronicles of the American Civil War”.

The podcast will be recorded at Chatter Restaurant and Podcast…Continue Reading

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

LWV to sponsor meeting on October 7 - Special Election: Roads to Prosperity

On Saturday, October 7, a special election will take place in West Virginia to decide on a constitutional amendment to implement a program entitled Roads to Prosperity.

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County is sponsoring…Continue Reading

ROCS Local Market opens newest store on Route 9 in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – ROCS Local Market, the Eastern Panhandle-based chain of family-owned and -operated convenience stores, will hold a grand opening event Sept. 7 for its newest store at 976 Hedgesville Road in Martinsburg. The opening…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Liquors Launches Raffle of Pappy Van Winkle’s 20-Year Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Shepherdstown Liquors is giving bourbon enthusiasts the exclusive opportunity to obtain a rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 20-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey with a value over $2,000. This raffle will support the new Shepherdstown Public…Continue Reading

Friends Of Music Will Launch New Concert Season Sept. 23 In Shepherdstown

The Friends of Music will launch their new concert season on September 23 with a performance by the Two Rivers String Quartet and a featured clarinet.

The concert will be held in Shepherdstown’s Trinity Episcopal Church, on…Continue Reading

Job Opening: Summit Community Bank - Customer Service Teller

Location:  1321 Edwin Miller Boulevard Martinsburg, WV 25404

Education requirements:  High School Diploma or GED

Experience or Skill requirements:

  Comfortable and confident in a sales…Continue Reading

“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

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Development and Events Internship

Location: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Department: Membership and Development Department
Supervisors: Tiffany Lawrence, Vice President of Membership & Development
Type: Unpaid Internship

Position Summary:
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First Friday Coffeehouse Kicks Off New Season With Dynamic Nashville Trio

First Friday Coffeehouse will kickoff it’s 12th year with Nashville’s Mean Mary and the Contrarys.  The event will be held September 1 at Trinity Orchard House on Route 45 mid-way between Shepherdstown and Martinsburg, West Virginia.…Continue Reading

Berkeley Art Works September Classes

Beginning September 7, Teaching Artist Judith Becker will teach “Spritzilism”, a technique that uses botanicals as templates, sprayed watercolor, and choice of colored pencils, watercolor paints and/or pencils, or acrylics to…Continue Reading

Family Pet Classes are now being offered by Martinsburg Parks & Rec

M-BC Parks & Recreation is offering Family Pet Classes. Maura Rogich will be conducting the classes, and they will take place at the Kester pavilion at Poor House Farm Park on Tuesday evenings from September 5 - October 17. The fee is…Continue Reading

Masterworks Chorale Announces Auditions for the 2017-2018 Season

The Masterworks Chorale, the Eastern Panhandle’s premiere vocal ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Rachel Carlson, will be holding auditions on August 25 and 28 for the Saturday, December 2, 2017 performance of the beautiful choral masterworks,…Continue Reading

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

Martinsburg Parks and Rec Fall Basketball Registration Deadline Is This Friday

We know you’ve been busy getting your kids back to school and prepping for the solar eclipse, but the Fall basketball registration deadline for the Berkeley 2000 leagues is THIS FRIDAY!!

Squirt, Girls, and Boys basketball registration…Continue Reading

Eastern Panhandle residents forming solar co-ops to go solar together

Neighbors throughout West Virginia’s Eastern are forming solar co-ops to save money and make going solar easier, while building a network of solar supporters. The Jefferson County Solar Co-op, the Berkeley & Morgan Counties Solar Co-op,…Continue Reading

First Morgan County Blue Lives Matter 5K Held

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - On July 29, over 70 people participated in the first Blue Lives Matter 5K in Berkeley Springs. The fundraising event was to create the non-profit Morgan County Officers Down Memorial Fund, a scholarship fund for students…Continue Reading

Technology Tips To Make Sure You Don’t Get Left In The Dark During The Total Solar Eclipse

Martinsburg, W.Va. - The dark day is nearly here…are you ready to capture it? For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will occur in the contiguous United States on Aug. 21, with 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina in the…Continue Reading

Landowners’ Pipeline Opposition Draws Crowd to Morgan Co. Commission Meeting

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV - The Morgan County Commission held a public hearing on Aug. 2 to hear citizens’ concerns about proposed pipeline expansion by Mountaineer Gas Company from Martinsburg to another proposed pipeline from Pa., connecting…Continue Reading

Remembering the Fallen – The Service and Sacrifice of the American Soldier

In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery, the National Park Service, Shepherd University and Eastern National, the battlefield cooperative association, are sponsoring a speaker series on three consecutive Saturday…Continue Reading

New Little Free Library Now Open at South Jefferson Park

Adult patrons of South Jefferson Library put up a little library at South Jefferson Park.  The building was constructed and donated by Steve Hebert and Monumental Construction of Jefferson, Maryland.  He did a wonderful job making…Continue Reading

Dr. James Broomall presents “Crossroads: Civil War Comes to Shepherdstown”

On August 30, Dr. James J. Broomall will speak on “Crossroads: Civil War Comes to Shepherdstown.” Dr. Broomall is an Assistant Professor of History at Shepherd University, and Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of…Continue Reading

True Treats Historic Candy Announces Donations from Grandmother’s Purse

Harpers Ferry, WV – True Treats Historic Candy announced today the recipient of their twice-yearly “Grandmother’s Purse” donations, part of their commitment to donate 10% of their profits to not-for-profit organizations plus candy…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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