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By Staff | Jun 17, 2011


The Library’s free programs for infants through age 12 will resume in September. Children may register for Summer Program events and more beginning June 13. For more information, please call 304-876-2783, visit us at 100 E. German St. or email “mailto:splchild@martin.lib.wv.us”>splchild@martin.lib.wv.us.


The Shepherdstown Museum, at the corner of German and Princess Streets, is open on weekends from April through October and during Christmas in Shepherdstown. Hours are Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. The Museum tells the history of Shepherdstown and of the Entler Hotel, in which it is located. On display are 18th and 19th century crafts, other early artifacts, and a replica, made by local craftsmen, of James Rumsey’s early steamboat.


Spay Today is this area’s low cost, non-profit program for spaying and neutering cats and dogs. At the time of surgery, initial tests and shots can also be obtained at lower rates. To find a participating vet near you, visit www.baacs.org or call 304-728-8330.


CraftWorks will present an intermediate stained glass workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. with Sheila Brannan. This four-week workshop is for students who have previous experience with stained glass, or who have completed Craftwork’s Intro to Stained Glass class. Create a beautiful stained glass piece of your choosing with the guidance of our experienced teaching artist. For more information, email info@wvcraftworks.org.

The Woodshedders are coming to Shepherdstown to perform at the Shepherdstown Opera House. The Woodshedders, based in Harpers Ferry, will bring their talents to the stage of the Shepherdstown Opera House once again. Tickets for the show are $10 for all ages. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. A selection of beer, soda, wine and snacks available on concession for the duration of the show.


CraftWorks introduces “Introduction to Knitting” from 1 to 3:30 p.m. with Emily Vaughn. Always wanted to knit, but never learned how? Want to give hand made gifts this year? Learn bare-basics knitting and master the steps to make a one-of-a-kind Scarf. We will cover casting on, knit and purl, binding off, and basic pattern reading. For more information, email info@wvcraftworks.org.

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – Want a great gift for dad? Bring him to the hand bell concert by the Shenandoah UMC ringers 7 p.m. at Williams United Methodist Church. Concert attendees are also invited to a dessert and beverage reception immediately after the concert in the fellowship hall. The concert and desserts are free; however, a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the cost of refurbishing the bells.


CraftWorks presents “Making One-of-a-Kind Artists Books with Recycled Materials” from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. with Karen Craig. Working with recycled paper scraps when possible, combined with sheets of low cost plain and colored papers and using simple cuts and folds, we will learn how to make several unique little book structures. For more information email info@wvcraftworks.org.

Duffields Station and the Elk Branch Presbyterian Church will host Duffields Day, celebrating three centuries of history, at the MARC Station on Flowing Springs Road from noon to 5 p.m. Walking tours will be conducted and visitors will hear about the local history as well as the project to restore the 1839 B&O Railroad Station. Civil War historian and musician Rick Garland will perform. Food and drink will be available. Admission and parking is free. Donations to assist in the restoration of the station are welcome.


Celebrate Summer with a southern-style dinner and renowned psychic Anne Gehman. The menu will include fried chicken, potatoes, green beans and iced tea. Anne has gained international attention for her help in solving crimes, locating missing persons and connecting family members to their loved ones. After dinner, Anne will offer touch readings and discussions. For more information on Anne Gehman, please visit her website. Donation: $35 per adult. Hosted by: David & Peggy Humphreys. For more information, call 304-728-6233.


Free Class: No Excuse Yoga, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Want to try yoga but not sure you can commit the time or money? Come once or more to see if yoga is right for you. Learn to cultivate health, awareness, and serenity in your life through the practice of yoga. We even provide the mats. Donations accepted. All-levels class taught by Terry Lindsay at Harmony Healing Arts Center, 207 E. New St., Shepherdstown. More info at www.ssyoga. org, or call 304-582-0179.


“The Re-Evolution of Running: Where Science and Shoes Meet” will be hosted by Two Rivers Treads Center for Natural Running and Walking, the Bavarian Inn and the Running Clinic Canada from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bavarian Inn. Guest panelists include leading clinicians, researchers, teachers, writers, athletes and footwear experts from around the globe. For more information contact, Two Rivers Treads Center for Natural Running and Walking at www.trtreads.org or 304-876-1100.

HARPERS FERRY – The MOMs Club of Harpers Ferry will hold a free “Fun Fair” for children 6 and under. The event will be held at Sam Michael’s Park on Job Corps Road from 9 to 11 a.m. There will be age-appropriate games and prizes. The MOMs Club is a support group designed for stay-at-home & part-time working mothers. Our group offers a variety of activities for you and your children. If you are interested in becoming a member please visit our website at www.momsclubofharpersferry.com.

Furnace Mountain is coming to Shepherdstown to perform at the Shepherdstown Opera House. Furnace Mountain, based in Virginia, will bring their talents to the stage of the Shepherdstown Opera House once again. Tickets for the show are $10 for all ages. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. A selection of beer, soda, wine and snacks available on concession for the duration of the show.


The Really Really Free Market is a community event where we can all gather to share objects, food, ideas or whatever we want to share. Nothing is bought or sold at this market meaning that it’s all absolutely free. Due to Shepherdstown Street Fest the June RRFM will not be held on Saturday, June 25 but, will commence at McMurran Hall – located in the heart of Shepherdstown right in front of the big clock tower on German Street Sunday, June 26 from 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. Join us in this celebration of a gift economy.


5 to 8:30 p.m., celebrate Star Wars Movie Night at the Opera House. Pull out your lightsaber and costume and join us at the Opera House for a family-friendly movie night with Star Wars! Enjoy popcorn and all the nostalgia that the Opera House offers. Tickets: $12. For more information, call 304-728-6233.


Morgan’s Grove Market will host Distillery, Beer and Wine Appreciation Day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Local farmers also make great distilled spirits, wine and beer.

JULY 8-10

Over the Mountain Studio Tour Summer Preview featuring exceptional Arts & Crafts. A reception on Friday July 8 from 5 to 7 p.m., then take part in the preview on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place at the Shepherdstown Men’s Club (War Memorial Building). This will be a taste of what’s to come on Nov. 12 and 13 – the 22nd Annual Self-Guided Tour. For more informatio, visit www.studiotourwv.org.