Calendar of Events for Nov. 4
THE SHEPHERDSTOWN MUSEUM
The Shepherdstown Museum, near the corner of German and Princess Streets is open on weekends from April through October: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Special times can be arranged. Please call the Historic Shepherdstown office, which is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 304-876-0910. 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, a local reduced-cost spay and neuter program offers NEW locations in Culpeper, Va., and in Mineral and Hardy Counties in West Virginia. For more vet locations and more information, visit “http://www.baacs.org”>www.baacs.org or call 304-728-8330.
First Friday Coffeehouse will host Barnaby Bright, a husband-wife team from New York, at Trinity Church Orchard House on Route 45, four miles from the four-way stop in Shepherdstown. Doors open for social time and open mic sign-up at 7:30 p.m. A one-hour open mic session precedes the feature artist with eight participants performing two songs each in one of the premier listening rooms in the area. A $5 to $10 donation is requested. For more information, contact Steve Warner at 304-676-4422 or 304-876-2915. Also check www.myspace.com/firstfridaycoffeehouse.
NOV. 4 and 11
Crystal Bowl Concerts Free Concerts
6-6:40 p.m. On Nov. 4; 11-11:40 a.m. (Special 11-11-11-11 Event) on Nov. 11
Ann Craig performs an extraordinary “sound meditation” using seven quartz crystal bowls that fill the Harmony studio with an energetic yet peaceful vibration that soothes and aligns mind, body and soul. Participants can sit in chairs or lie on mats. Donations gratefully accepted. Held at the Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown. Visit www.harmonyhealingarts.org for more details.
Spay Today, the local reduced-cost, non-profit program for spaying and neutering cats and dogs is working with Moorefield Animal Hospital to offer a “Tom-a-Thon.” To have your male cat “participate,” contact Spay Today atwww.baacs.org or call 304-728-8330.
Due to inclement weather last weekend, Brown’s Tire had to reschedule its customer appreciation celebration for Sunday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. To 4 p.m.
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a hawk-watching trip, led by birder Matt Orsie, to Waggoner’s Gap in south central Pennsylvania, near Carlisle. There is no fee, and anyone with an interest is welcome to participate. Pre-registration is required, so contact Sandy Sagalkin at mon email@example.com or 240-291-6465. Waggoner’s Gap is one of the best known hawk-watching sites on the East coast. It began to attract regular visitors in the late 1930s, and hawk-migration data have been collected there since the early 1950s. Participants should also pack a lunch and bring water as nothing is available at the site. They should also bring cushions to sit on, since there is limited space for folding chairs.
The Women’s Community Healing Service will meet in the Fellowship Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church on the corner of German and Church Street in Shepherdstown at 7:30 p.m. This service of prayer, song and Holy Eucharist offers hope and healing for body, mind and spirit. All are welcome. For more information call the church office at 304-876-6990 or Susan MacDonald at 304-876-3681.
Join the Full Circle Theater Company in “the studio” as it recreates an old time radio show with all kinds of stories, including mystery, drama, comedy, satire and adventure, plus music and more. A versatile cast will transport you back to the golden age of radio, to watch the creation of one of those classic variety shows. Tickets are only $10 and are available by calling 304-268-7798 or online at www.fullcircletheaterco.org
NOV. 13, 19 and 20
Buy handcrafts from Thailand at the Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Washington St. on Nov. 13 from noon to 2 p.m., Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Crafts will be sold outside, weather permitting, at the King Street entrance), and Nov. 20 from noon to 2 p.m., and at 5 p.m. after the Community Thanksgiving Service. Selection includes placemats, children’s items, purses, tote bags, clothing and more. Find unique Christmas gifts all 304-876-6466 for more information.
The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County announces a forum on Homelessness in Jefferson County. It will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fisherman’s Hall, 312 S. West Street, Charles Town. The panel includes active members of the Jefferson County Homeless Coalition. Canned or boxed food items for the food pantry will be gratefully accepted. Inquiries about the program should be directed to Tina Burns, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 304 267 6662.
The Shepherdstown Chronicle will host a free photography workshop with presentations by West Virginia University School of Journalism faculty and West Virginia Uncovered staff. The workshop will allow community members to learn to take better photos with any camera as well as address common photography challenges faced by the everyday photographer. We’ll teach do-it-yourself photo editing and talk about sharing your photos with your community through The Chronicle. The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Building at the corner of German and King Streets in Shepherdstown. Light refreshments will be provided, so please RSVP to Chronicle Editor Tricia Fulks at email@example.com.
Tissue Paper Collage invites the imagination to come to life. Minding the Gold Within workshop offers a unique opportunity to rediscover the beauty and healing power that lives within each of us. Discover your own internal alchemy. Eight continuing education credits offered for this event. It will take place 7 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 10 a.m. To 4:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at The Station in Shepherdstown. For additional information, contact Karen Stefano at 304-728-6757 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.tissuepapercollage.net.
Trinity Treasure Kids Preschool invites the community to a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. The dinner will be held in the fellowship hall of Trinity Episcopal Church at the corner of Church and German Streets in Shepherdstown. This year’s dinner will be prepared by the Bavarian Inn, featuring unlimited spaghetti, salad, rolls and drinks for $7 per adult, $3 for kids age 3 to 11 and kids 2 and under are free. A baked goods table will provide sweet treats for a small donation. Additionally, a silent auction will be held featuring homemade crafts, gift baskets, gift certificates and more. For more information about the dinner or to contribute to this wonderful program please contact Mary Lee Blue at 304-876-6990.
Susan Carney and Sarah Huntington will present an art exhibition at the War Memorial Building in Shepherdstown from 9 a.m. To 9 p.m. The exhibition will feature paintings, monotypes and photography. An artists reception will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. that evening.
Thanksgiving Day Yoga, 9-10 a.m., Free Event
In gratitude for all our Harmony friends, join Judy Jenner and other yogis for a FREE yoga class on Thanksgiving Day morning. The class is open to all levels and will be a flowing, meditative practice that will fill you with the spirit of thanks-giving. Held at the Harmony Healing Arts Center, 211 E. New St., Shepherdstown. Visit www.harmonyhealingarts.org for more details.