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Calendar of Events for July 8

By Staff | Jul 8, 2011


Children may pick up a reading log in the Shepherdstown Library’s Children’s Department, borrow library books, and earn prizes for reading (or being read to). Prize packets will include gift certificates totaling $8, coupons for free food, and much more, all donated by many of Shepherdstown’s generous businesses. To register for the following free events and to pick up a reading log, visit the Library at 100 E. German St., call 304-876-2783 or email “mailto:splchild@martin.wv.us”>splchild@martin.wv.us.

Thursday, July 14 at the Shepherdstown Train Station: Children are invited to the Shenandoah Discovery Museum’s show, “When Pigs Float,” at 2 p.m. There is space for 75 children, ages 3 and older.

Monday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the Men’s Club, Nancy Jenks and Juanita Salazar will present stories and circle dances from around the world. For all ages.

Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting on July 27 at 4 p.m. of the Shepherdstown Library Project’s Steering Committee, which is held the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Art Room at Shepherdstown Elementary. Call Library Director Hali Taylor at 304-876-2783 if you would like to volunteer.


The Shepherdstown Museum, near the corner of German and Princess Streets, will have special Thursday hours during the Contemporary American Theater Festival. To accommodate theatergoers, the museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on July 14, 21 and 28. Visitors will continue to be welcome during the regular hours on weekends: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m.-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 half-scale 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.


Blue Moon Saloon will present Fletcher C. Johnson with Matt Kline. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5.


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.


The Full Circle Theater Company will present Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.” Tickets may be purchased at the box office by calling 304-268-7798 or visiting www.fullcircletheaterco.org/tickets.


Blue Moon Saloon will present The Golden Butter Band with Peter’s Heater. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5.

JULY 11-14

Shepherd University Volleyball Girls Day Camp for players 10 to 15 years. Join Shepherd Head Volleyball Coach Sarah Smith, her staff and players for skills and drills instruction as well as game play situations. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To register go to www.shepherdbook.com or call 304-876-5219.

JULY 11-25

Shepherd University Baseball Hitting Camps for players 10 to 15 years. Join Shepherd Head Baseball Coach Wayne Riser for this one-on-one, individualized instructional hitting camp. Choose from three weekly sessions in July (begins July 11, July 18 or July 25). To register go to www.shepherdbook.com or call 304-876-5219.


The Women’s Community Healing Service will meet in the Fellowship Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church on the corner of German and Church Streets in Shepherdstown at 7:30 p.m. For more information call the church office at 304-876-6990.


Blue Moon Saloon will present The Hawkeyes with The Collaters. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5.

JULY 15-17

Shepherd University’s Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players will present Sophocles’ “Antigone,” an ancient Greek tragedy which explores conflicting loyalties to family, country, the gods and self. Performances are scheduled for July 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and July 17 at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Admission for the general public is $3 and students, $2. Shepherd University students are admitted free. For more information, contact Betty Ellzey at 304-876-5208 or bellzey@shepherd.edu.


Blue Moon Saloon will present The Dreadful Horoscope, Witchgrass, Lobo Marino and Calvin Smith. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5.

JULY 18-22

Shepherd University Basketball Boys Day Camp for players 7 to 15 years. Join Shepherd Head Men’s Basketball Coach Justin Namolik, his staff and players for individualized instruction, evaluation report, game play, daily contests and lectures emphasizing individual improvement. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register go to www.shepherdbook.com or call 304-876-5219.


Blue Moon Saloon will present Wuum, Kris Pistofferson and Which Magic. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5.

JULY 23-24

Susan Carney presents her exhibit “Canaries in the Coalmine” at the War Memorial Building, 102 W. German St. in Shepherdstown. A reception will take place on July 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. For more information and locations of additional exhibitions, visit www.susancarney.com.

JULY 26-28

Shepherd University Volleyball Girls High Intensity Camp for players 14 to 18 years. Join Shepherd Head Volleyball Coach Sarah Smith, her staff and players for specialty training for positions, one-hour pool training, and a 6-on-6 competitive environment. Choose residential camp (includes housing and meals at Shepherd) or non-residential camp (includes meals, but no housing). To register go to www.shepherdbook.com or call 304-876-5219.


SUMMIT POINT – Signs of Youth is presenting an Introduction to Signing Time class and an Introduction to Baby Signing Time class as South Jefferson Library Meeting Room at 7 p.m. and 6 p.m. respectively. Join us to learn American Sign Language using the award winning Signing Time program and the benefits of teaching signing with children. Signing Time classes are for children ages 3 to 9 and their parents. Baby Signing Time classes are for infants and toddlers ages infants to 2 and their parents. A raffle will be held. South Jefferson library is located at 49 Church St, Summit Point. For more information go to www.signsofyouth.com or email jcarter@signingtimeacademy.com.

The Shepherdstown Opera House presents Flatpickin’ with Larry Keel and Natural Bridge and Bob Keel and the Aveys. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $15.


RANSON – The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is having their annual Indoor Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lions Center, located on the corner of West 3rd Avenue and North George Sreet. All proceeds will benefit the homeless pets waiting for adoption at the Animal Welfare Society shelter on Leetown Pike, near the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

AUG. 28

UVILLA – All descendants of John Jacob Link and their families and friends are invited to attend the 59th Annual Link Reunion at 1 p.m. at St. James Luthern Parish Hall, 4.5 miles south of Shepherdstown. Please bring a dish for the potluck luncheon. Beverages and utensils will be provided. For more information, contact Sara Lee Bond at 304-724-7594 or at saraleebond@frontiernet.net.