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September 2010

The Valley’s Most Comprehensive Calendar Magazine


W. Virginia



what’s inside ★ Late Summer and Fall Festivals ★ Calendar of Events MD • VA • PA • WV

★ Places to Dine, Shop, Stay, & Play ★ Valley Theatre

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Historic Fairfield, Pennsylvania

Saturday and Sunday September 25th & 26th Saturday is a Community Yard Sale with permits required from 7 AM to 5 PM

Juried Crafts and Antique Tractor Show with delicious food available for both days. Sunday from 9 AM to 5 PM has

juried crafts, live music, an antique car and tractor show, quilt show, children’s activities, and raffle with cash prizes. and much much more.

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First two weekends in October Daily 8am–6pm October 2 • 3 & 9 • 10, 2010 10 miles northwest of Gettysburg at Arendtsville, PA


South Mountain Fairgrounds 615 Narrows Road (Route 234) Biglerville, PA 17307 717-677-9413 or 717-334-6274


Upper Adams Jaycees, Sponsors P.O. Box 38, Biglerville, PA 17307




“European Elegance on the Potomac River” Fine German and Continental Cuisine, Luxury Accommodations

Annual Octoberfest Outdoor Celebration Fun for the whole family, September 19, 2010 304-876-2551 Located just 10 Miles from Hollywood Casino at Charles Town, Now Open with Table Games!


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Open 7 Days a Week Mon.thru Sat,10 to 5 Sunday Open 11 to 5

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What to do Where to Go What To See in the Quad State Area!

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STATE Map MD PA VA WV Location

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Antiques • Flea Markets 4 315 315 231 235 315 216 145 145 216 59 315 315 41 315

Antique Crossroads . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Antiques on Main Street . . . . . . . . . 41 Architectural Old House Parts . . . . 41 Bunker Hill Antiques Assoc. . . . . . . 54 Everything on Consignment . . . . . . 25 Helens Arts and Antiques . . . . . . . . 41 Kingfish Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 New Oxford Antique Center . . . . . . 50 New Oxford Antique Dealers . . . . . 50 North Mountain Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Old Glory Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Ole Timers Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Ridge Line Designs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Valley Antiques & Uniques. . . . . . . . 5 Valley Finds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

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Campgrounds 34 67 131

Antietam Hagerstown KOA . . . . . . 34 Ole Mink Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Whispering Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

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Clothing • Shoes 100

Here’s Looking At You . . . . . . . . . . 51

Entertainment • Dancing 222 1 227

Bavarian Inn’s Rathskeller . . . . . . . 4 Maryland Symphony Orchestra . . . 11 Old Opera House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

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Festivals • Shows • Tours • Events 326 38 60 162 148

Belle Grove Plantation . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Boonesborough Days . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Fall Harvest Days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Fall Harvest Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Flea Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Howard County Crafts Spectacular 5 Ladies Board Rummage Sale . . . . . . 5 National Apple Harvest Festival . . . 3 Pippenfest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Stoners Dairy Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Sun Rises Over Rotary . . . . . . . . . . 21

313 146 147 163 2 Furniture • Art 216 North Mountain Arts . . . . . . . . . . . 55 * P. Buckley Moss Museum. . . . . . . . . 56 202 Queen St. Gallery/WV Glass . . . . . . 55

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Gift Shops 315 107 238 103 131 46 238

D.K. Pottery & Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . 42 The Barefoot Lady . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Country Porch Creations . . . . . . . . . 56 The Drying Shed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Koonys Barn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Lehmans Mill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Nature Niche . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

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Saturday, Oct 2, 2010 Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Adults • $5.00 7-18 & 60 and over • $3.00 6 & under • FREE

Carroll County Farm Museum 500 South Center Street Westminster, MD 21157

410-386-3880 1-800-654-4645 E-Mail: featuring:


WILSON’S Winchester, VA • Lions • Thomson’s Gazelle • Camels • Monkeys • Sloth • Lemurs & More PICNIC AREA • GIFT SHOP

Family owned & operated for 30 years

■ Giant Pumpkin Contest ■ Corn Cannon - fee ■ Scarecrow-Making ■ Tractor & Mule Drawn Wagon Rides ■ Applebutter Making/Sales ■ Food & Craft Vendors ■ Artisan Demonstrations ■ Museum Tours ■ Country & Bluegrass Music ■ Threshing Demonstrations ■ Old-Fashioned Children’s Games ■ Tractor Pedal Pull (ages 5-9) ■ Ample Free Parking - No Pets Sponsors include renewal by Andersen Carroll County Tmes WTTR AM 1470

Open 7 Days A Week May thru Oct Weather Permitting

Exit 313A off I-81 - Rt. 50 East Right on W. Parkins Mill Rd. (Rt. 644)

540-662-5715 Admission $6.50 each

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Directory & Map Key Dir No

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Gift Shops continued 216 107 43

Persnickity Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 The Olde Red Barn . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Violets & More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

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Motels/Hotels/B&B/Lodging 238 222 238 3 315 238 238 216 *

Ambrae House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Bavarian Inn & Lodge . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Cottage Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Hampton Inn, Hagerstown . . . . . . . 20 Quality Hotel, Front Royal . . . . . . . 40 Sleepy Creek Mountain Inn . . . . . . 31 The Country Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 The Woods Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Yokum’s Vacation Land . . . . . . . . . . 27

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Realtors 238

Larry DeMarco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Recreation/Attractions 154 315 315 227 234 * 223 300 223 315 302 216

Franklin County CVB . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Front Royal Canoe Shenandoah River Trips . . . . . . . 40 Front Royal Warren Co. Vist. Ctr. 40-42 Jefferson Co. CVB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Martinsburg CVB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54-55 Potomac Eagle Train Rides . . . . . . . 3 River & Trail Outfitters . . . . . . . . . 34 Runner’s Retreat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Skyline Caverns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle . . . 35 Wilson’s Wild Animal Park. . . . . . . . 9 The Woods Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

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Retirement Community 125

Homewood at Plum Creek. . . . . . . . 15

Speciality Shops 238 234 315 43 315

Black Cat Music, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Esh’s Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Heaven Sent Shoppe’s . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Organic Country Cupboard and Craft Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Royal Oak Bookshop . . . . . . . . . . . . 42

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Many is the unexpected treasures I’ve discovered in an “antique shop” — orr a delicous meal I’ve enjoyed at a restaurant thanks to “The Valley Revue”. So please renew my subscription for another year. Let the good times continue!

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Theatre bowtie not required

Capitol Theatre 159 Main St., Chambersburg, PA

717/263-0202 Carlisle Theatre 44 W. High St., Carlisle, PA

717/258-0666 Chambersburg Community Theatre 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA

717/263-3900 Cumberland Theatre 101 N. Jackson St., Cumberland, MD

204 North George St. Historic Charles Town, WV

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Music & Lyrics by William Finn & Book by Rachel Sheinkin

Sept 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19 RATED R

Visit: (304) 725-4420 or 888-900-SHOW

301/759-4990 The Luhrs Center H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center Shippensburg University 1871 Old Main Drive,Shippensburg, PA

717/477 SHOW (7469) Maryland Ensemble Theater 31 W. Patrick St. #L1, Frederick, MD

301/694-4744 Maryland Symphony 13 S. Potomac St.,Hagerstown, MD

301/797-4000 Maryland Theatre 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD

301/790-2000 The Old Opera House


204 North George St., Charles Town, WV

304/725-4420 Potomac Playmakers 1608 Woodlands Run, Hagerstown, MD

301/797-8182 Shenandoah University 1460 University Dr., Winchester, VA

540/665-4569 Totem Pole Playhouse 9555 Golf Course Rd., Fayetteville, PA

MSO POPS! Three Broadway Superstars: Christine Noll, Hugh Panaro & Capathia Jenkins team up with the MSO performing renditions of the best songs from the American Musical Theatre.


September 25, 2010 8:00PM


888/805-7056 or 717/352-2164 Washington Co. Playhouse 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD

301/739-7469 Wayside Theatre 7853 Main St., Middletown, VA

540-869-1776 Weinberg Center for the Arts 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD

301/228-2828 Winchester Little Theatre 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, VA

540/662-3331 Wonderment Puppet Theatre 412 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV

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Calenda r of Events


September (all month) YEAR ROUND VOLKSWALK ... dawn to dusk, Shell Station, 74 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. Walk the streets of Westminster. 410/871-0534. YEAR ROUND VOLKSWALK ... 9 am-5 pm, Meet at McDonald’s, 1706 Ridgeside Dr., Mt. Airy, MD. Walk on sidewalks and roadsides of Mt. Airy. 301/829-3685. YEAR ROUND VOLKSWALK ... 9 am-5 pm, The Inn at Norwood, 7514 Norwood Ave., Sykesville, MD. Walk on sidewalks, roadsides & town linear trail. 410/871-9464. ... every Sunday BARGAINS ON THE BRICKS ... Downtown Cumberland, MD. Outdoor flea market/yard sale every Sun. thru Oct. 24. $10/space. 301/722-5500. BERKELEY SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET ... 10 am-2 pm, Rt. 522 & Fairfax St., Berkeley Springs, WV. Fresh produce from local farmers, heirloom vegetables, fruit, flowers, plants, baked goods and much more. Every Sun. thru Oct. CARILLON RECITALS ... 12 noon-12:30 pm, Baker Park, nearest corner of 2nd and Dulaney, Frederick, MD. 301/846-4781. WALLACE-CROSS MILL OPEN HOUSE ... 1:30-4:30 pm, Wallace-Cross Mill, 15759 Cross Mill Rd., Felton, PA. Come see how the water-powered grist mill operates. 717/8407440. ... every Sun and Wed WESTERN MD RAILWAY MUSEUM ... 1-4 pm Sun., 9 am-12 noon & 1-3 pm Wed., 41 N. Main St., Union Bridge, MD. Railroad memorabilia, archives, pictures and model layouts. 410/775-0150. ... every Monday STORYTIME ... 10-10:30 am, Organic Country Cupboard & Craft Shop, just South of I70 at Rt. 66, 9720 Country Store Lane,

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Beaver Creek, MD. Storytime for ages 2-5 with Gumption the Dragon. Please RSVP. 301/797-5998. See ad on page 17. SWEET ADELINES CHORUS ... 7 pm, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, PA. Women of all ages are invited to sample 4-part harmony singing, barbershop style. 717/709-0179. MASON DIXON BARBERSHOP CHORUS REHEARSAL ... 7:30 pm, Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Rd., Hagerstown, MD. Men of all ages are invited to sample 4-part harmony singing. 301/790-3178. ... every Mon, Tues & Fri LIVE MUSIC ... 6-8 pm, Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD. Hear live acoustic music. 301/7905040. ... every Mon and Fri OLD TIME JAMS ... 7 pm, Potomac Music, 142 E. Main St., Romney, WV. Beginners welcome. 304/822-6021. ... every Tuesday THE BELLES OF BERKELEY SHOW CHORUS ... 6:45-9:15 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV. Women’s barbershop chorus rehearsal. Women of all ages are invited to enjoy 4-part, a’capella singing. 304/267-4796.

Calendar of Events deadline is the 5th of each month preceding publication. Mail event info to: The Valley Revue, 223 N. Prospect St., Suite 203, Hagerstown, MD 21740 The complete calendar of events can be found on the Internet at our website: Just click on the red “CALENDAR” box to find all the listings: by month, days of week, or dates, just as it’s printed here! 12 The Calendar Magazine


Stone armm & Cornn Maze Stonerer’s DDairy airyy Farm azze CORN MAZE WEEKENDS

Open weekends thru October 31st Corn Maze, Hayrides, Corn Cannon, Petting Zoo, Play Area, Pumpkins & Mums

FAMILY MAZE NIGHTS Every Friday in September; 7pm-10pm Corn Maze, Hayrides, Marshmallow Roasting

Harvestt Farm m Festival

Saturday, October 2nd

Haunted d Mazee Nights Friday, October 15th & 22nd; 7pm-10pm 7678 Oellig Road, Mercersburg, PA  717-328-3617 ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC NIGHT AT DANTES ... 10 pm-1:30 am, Dantes in Frostburg (MD), 16 W. Main St. Local musicians and writers. 301/639-1734. ... every Wednesday MT AIRY MAIN STREET FARMERS MARKET ... 3:30-6:30 pm, Mt. Airy Municipal Parking Lot, Veteran’s Lane and Park Avenue, Mt. Airy, MD. Farmers market featuring local produce, eggs, honey, coffee, seasonal plants, baked goods and more. 301/8295343. HAGERSTOWN TOASTMASTERS CLUB ... 7-8 pm, Washington Co. Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Need to brush up on your public speaking skills in a fun, non-judgmental and encouraging environment? We meet every 2nd and 4th Wed. Call for information. 301/988-3252. ... every Wed and Fri SHERMAN-FISHER-SHELLMAN HOUSE TOURS ... 1 & 2 pm, 206 E. Main St., Westminster, MD. Historical Society of Carroll County 200 Year Old Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House docent-led tours. Other group tours may be arranged by appointment by calling the Society at 410/848-6494. ... every Thursday POETRY, PROSE & PLAY ... 3-5 pm, Organic Country Cupboard & Craft Shop, just South of I-70 at Rt. 66, 9720 Country Store Lane, Beaver Creek, MD. Come read your poems, short stories, or just come play cards. All ages welcome. 301/797-5998. See ad on page 17.

ACOUSTIC MUSIC ... 6:30-9:30 pm, Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD. Hosted Open Mic. 301/790-5040. FAMILY STORY TIME ... 7-7:30 pm, Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Stories for the whole family. Free. 301/739-3250. OPEN MIC NIGHT ... 10 pm-1:30 am, Dante’s, 16 W. Main St., Frostburg, MD. 301/639-1734. ... every Friday MUSIC ON THE TERRACE ... 11:30 am1:30 pm, C. Burr Artz Public Library Terrace, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Bring your lunch and enjoy great music. 301/600-1629. FRIDAY AFTER FIVE ... 5-10 pm, City Centre Outdoor Mall, Cumberland, MD. Dine al fresco and dance to the music of live bands. The museum, art gallery, and numerous restaurants, bars and unique shops will also be open. 301/777-2800. BLUEGRASS JAMS ... 7 pm, Beck & Benedict Hardware, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, PA. $3/person. 717/762-4711. FAMILY MAZE NIGHTS ... 7-10 pm, Stoner’s Dairy Farm & Corn Maze, 7678 Oellig Rd., Mercersburg, PA. Featuring a corn maze, hayrides, and marshmallow roasting. 717/328-3617. See ad on page 13. ... every Fri, Sat & Sun MANSION HOUSE ART GALLERY ... 11 am-4 pm Fri. & Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., HagerThe Calendar Magazine 13

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stown (MD) City Park, 501 Highland Way. Tamara Hoffman Painting Exhibit. Runs thru September 26. Reception Sept. 5, 2-5 pm. Free. 301/7976813. CORN MAZE & PUMPKIN PATCH ... 4 pmdark Fri., 2 pm-dark Sat. & Sun., Misty Meadow Farm, 14230 Misty Meadow Rd., Smithsburg, MD. 6-acre corn maze, pick you own pumpkin patch, farm animals, rope mazes and more. Every Fri., Sat. & Sun. beginning Sept. 17. 301/824-7455. RETURN TO SHANTY TOWN: SALLIE POLLOCK, CONFEDERATE SPY ... 7:30 Fri. & Sat., 2:30 Sun., New Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD. Runs September 10-26. 301/722-4692. ... every Saturday HAGERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET ... 5 am-12 noon, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD. Home cooked breakfast or lunch, farm produce, meats, poultry, eggs, flowers, local handmade crafts, and much more. www.hagerstown 301/739-8577, x183. DOWNTOWN WESTMINSTER FARMERS MARKET ... 8 am-12 noon, Conaway Parking Lot, Railroad Ave. and Emerald Hill Lane, Westminster, MD. A “Producers Only” market of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, cheese and flowering and vegetable/herb plants. Organic products also available. 410/848-5294. SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET ... 8 am-1 pm, Route 669, Springs, PA. Fresh produce, antiques, plants, home baked goods and more. Every Sat. thru Sept. 11. www.springs 814/662-4505 or 814/662-4366. WAYNESBORO FARMERS MARKET ... 9 am-1 pm, Rotary parking lot, off Second and Gay Streets, Waynesboro, PA. Offering fresh and locally produced fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, honey, jams and jellies, plants, flowers and more. Every Sat. thru Sept. 25. 717/ 762-0397. SATURDAY MORNING YOUTH PROGRAMS ... 10-11:30 am, Washington County 14 THE Calendar MAGAZINE

Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Free art classes for ages 6-12. Monthly registration required. 301/7395727. ... every Sat and Sun STONERS DAIRY FARM CORN MAZE WEEKENDS ... 7678 Oellig Rd., Mercersburg, PA. Featuring hayrides, corn cannon, petting zoo, play area, pumpkins, mums, and corn maze every weekend thru Oct. 31. 717/ 328-3617. See ad on page 13. TRAIN STATIONS OPEN ... 10 am-5 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., New Freedom (PA) Train Station at 117 North Main St., and Hanover Junction Train Station at 2433 Seven Valley Rd. in North Codorus Township. Both stations adjoin the Heritage Rail Trail County Park and are now open to the public. www. 717/ 840-7440. MOUNT BLEAK HOUSE TOURS ... 1-4 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Tour our historic Mount Bleak House and find out what life may have been like for a middle-class farm family during the 1800s. www. 540/ 592-3556. ... continuing thru September 5 ART EXHIBIT ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Pinched & Coiled Ceramics. View works by contemporary clay artists. www.WCMFA. org. 301/739-5727. ... continuing thru September 6 STEAM ENGINE SHOW ... Williams Grove Steam Engine Show Grounds, Williams Grove Rd., Williams Grove, PA. Steam traction engines, an old PRR steam train, antique tractors, working saw mill, model train exhibit, food and flea market. Consignment sale Sept. 4. Admission. 717/766-4001. ... continuing thru September 12 ART EXHIBIT ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Blue Water - Still Water. American Society of Marine Artists. Work focuses on all aspects of marine life. 301/7395727. Cont. on page 20

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CHIC’S RESTAURANT & CARRY OUT - Hagerstown (F-3). Serving Hagerstown and the tristate area with the finest seafood available. Look for the Big Crab. Sun.-Thur. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Major credit cards accepted. Call ahead for faster service, 301/739-8220. See ad on this page. LEDO PIZZA & PASTA - Hagerstown (F-3). Great pizza, pasta, Italian entrees, subs, salads, and more. Dine in or take out. Mon-Thurs 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fri & Sat 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sun 12 to 9 p.m. 301/766-4900. See ad on pages 17, 23 & 56. MOUNTAIN GATE FAMILY RESTAURANT – Thurmont (G-3 & Waynesboro, PA. Family restaurant with home-cooked daily specials. Full menu available. Offpremise catering. Dessert Bar. Gift Shop. Fresh Baked Pies. Candy. Carry-out deli. 301/271-4373 Thurmont location or 717/765-6772 Waynesboro, PA location. See ad on page 15. ORGANIC COUNTRY CUPBOARD & CRAFT SHOP Beaver Creek (F-3). “Building Community One Cup at a Time.” Serving organic coffees and tas. Pro-


Restaurant & Carry Out Look for the BIG CRAB

Specializing in Maryland Seafood 300 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, MD 301-739-8220 Call ahead for fast service

Potomac Street Creamery 9 Potomac St., Boonsboro, MD (301) 432-5242 Specializing in Hershey’s hand dipped ice cream, soft serve ice cream


moting local/organic produce and crafts/talents of local artists, including jewelry, music, books, home decor & more. Open Mon-Fri 5am5pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm. 301/797-5998. See ad on this page. POTOMAC STREET CREAMERY - Boonsboro (F-4). Specializing in Hershey’s hand dipped ice cream, soft serve ice cream, our own Creamsicle, & frozen ice cream cakes. Open Sun 12-9 pm, Mon-Thurs 1-9 pm, Fri 1-10 pm, Sat 12-10 pm. 301/432-5242. See ad on this page.




Maryland Points of Interest Historic Frostburg US 40 Alt, Frostburg. 19th century homes, churches and commercial buildings line Main Street. Self-guided walking tour. Free. Frostburg Museum Hill & Oak Streets, Frostburg. 1899 school building with local history displays, memorabilia of Frostburg – its area and people. Tues-Sat noon til 5. Free – donations accepted. 301/689-1195. Thrasher Carriage Museum 19 Depot St., Frostburg, features horse-drawn vehicles from delivery wagons to Vanderbilt sleighs. 301/689-3380. Admission. Queen City Transportation Museum, 210 S. Centre St., Cumberland, features a National Road exhibit from a Conestoga Wagon to a Model T. 301/777-1776. Admission. Spruce Forest Artisan Village On U.S. Rt. 40, east of Grantsville, nestled between Penn Alps Restaurant and Craft Shop and the 1813 Casselman Bridge. Village features working artisans inside authentic and historic log cabins, Bear Hill School and plankhouses. Buildings date back to pre-Revolutionary War era. Open year round, Mon.-Sat., 10-5. Various festivals and music concerts throughout the year. Free. 301/895-3332. Casselman River Bridge Grantsville. The bridge was erected in 1813. Its 80-foot span was the longest single-span bridge in America at that time. Skeptics felt that the elongated stone arch would collapse once the supporting timbers were removed. However, the bridge stood and served as a major link along the National Road from 1813 to 1933. Open daily. Free. The Castle 15925 Mt. Savage Rd., Mt. Savage. Turn-ofthe-century industrialist Andrew Ramsey built this castle to resemble the “Craig Castle” in Scotland. This incredible home with period furnishings is currently a Bed and Breakfast. Tours by appointment only. 301/264-4645. Evergreen Museum 15603 Trimble Rd., NW, Mt. Savage. 200 years of history including period furniture and books from the Trimble library, maps, letters and deeds from the late 1700’s and a 5-ft. long dollhouse replica of the 3-story Evergreen House. Walk on the mile-long trail used to haul coal during WWI. 301/264-4106. The Narrows & Lover’s Leap The Cumberland Narrows, is a spectacular break in the Allegheny Mountains with vertical rock walls rising more than 800 ft. above Wills Creek, U.S. 40 and the main line of the CSX Railroad. Gordon-Roberts House 218 Washington St., Cumberland’s National Register Historic District. Constructed in 1867 for Josiah Hance Gordon, a prominent Cumberland attorney and President of the C&O Canal. In 1889 the W. Milnor Roberts family purchased the house and lived in it for over sixty years. Open year round, Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Tours on the hour, last one at 4. Admission. 301/777-8678. George Washington’s Headquarters Greene St., Riverside Park, Cumberland. Only remnant of Fort Cumberland, circa 1755. Historic St. Patrick & SS. Peter & Paul Cemeteries 125 Fayette St., Cumberland. Historic gravesites of Union & Confederate soldiers, local slaves, Catholic Friars, and the Shrine of Pieta. 301/722-4624, Ed Taylor, Jr. for tour.

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Rose Hill Cemetery 535 Fayette St., Cumberland. Cumberland area historic cemeteries and monuments erected and restored by Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization. Gravesites of major interest throughout US history. 301-722-5480. Western Maryland Station Center Home of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad which runs excursions May through mid-December; and the Allegany County Visitors Center/C&O Canal Visitors Center and Canal Exhibit Center displaying artifacts and audio visual displays on Canal history. Free. Visitors Center is open daily, from 9 am - 5 pm, closed major holidays. 301/722-8226; 800/425-2067. Rocky Gap State Park Five mi. E of Cumberland on I-68. Over 3,000 acres featuring a 243acre lake. Two beaches in the day-use area (301/777-2139) and one beach in the 278-site campground area (301/777-2138). Fishing, hiking, nature trails, boat rentals and private boating with use of electric motors only. Daily 6 a.m.-sunset during summer season. $2/person. Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery Adjacent to Rocky Gap State Park on Pleasant Valley Rd. E of Cumberland. A 15-acre site administered by the state provides free burial for Maryland Veterans. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. 301/777-2185. Oldtown Site of the historical Cresap House is the oldest community in Allegany Co.. Michael Cresap Museum Opessa St., Oldtown, off Rt. 51. Open first week in Sept. from 1-5 p.m., as well as June-Sept. and other times by appt. 1764 home of Revolutionary War hero. Visit the museum grounds and gardens. Walking tour of Oldtown in the a.m. 301/223-9602. Christian Heritage Museum Nestled in historic western Maryland’s Washington County, the Christian Heritage Museum is a collection of rare historic Bibles, books, manuscripts, sermon notes, and documents of Christian history. Call or visit our website to schedule your tour at, 877-313-9002. Paw Paw Runnet/C&O Canal NHP The historic 3,118 foot-long C&O Canal tunnel, built between 1836 and 1850, is located 25 miles southeast of Cumberland, MD off MD Rt. 51, across the Potomac from Paw Paw, WV. Visitors hike approx. 1/2 mile to reach the tunnel entrance. Open year-round, daylight to dusk. Carry a flashlight. Park Service guided tours offered weekends during the summer. For information, call the Cumberland Visitor Center at 301/722-8226. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Home of Hagerstown Chapter, National Railway Historical Society. Exhibits picture the history of the seven railroads of Hagerstown. Fri., Sat., & Sun. 1-5 p.m. Admission. 301/739-4665. Washington Co. Museum of Fine Arts City Park, Hagerstown. Georgian brick museum maintains a remarkable collection of American paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture from the 18th century to the present as well as fascinating decorative arts. The Museum contains ten galleries and offers exhibitions, concerts and lectures free to the public. Tues.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-4, Sun. 1-5. Mon. Closed. Free. 301/739-5727. Hager House and Hager Museum Key St., City Park, Hagerstown. Stone residence of Captain Jonathan Hager, founder of Hagerstown, built in 1739. April-Dec., Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 2-5 p.m. Nominal admission. 301/739-8393. The Mansion House Art Gallery Highland Way, city Park, Hagerstown. Built by miller-horticulturist, home builder-artist, John Heyser, in 1846. Now home of The Valley Art Association, where members exhibit their work, conduct meetings, art classes and art shows all of which are open to the public. Fri. and Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays 1-5 p.m. Free. 301/797-6813

Town Museum of Williamsport Located in the Springfield Farm Barn, Springfield Lane (off U.S. 11 north), Williamsport. Displays of local and area memorabilia & artifacts. Open every Sun., 1-4 p.m. Free. 301/223-7229. Log House Museum 11 South Mill St., Clear Spring District Historical Assn., P.O. Box 211, CS David Wiles. An original log home from the 1830’s restored and furnished with items that were used 150 years ago. Admission. By appointment only. 301/842-2342. Western Maryland Rail Trail Located 1/2 mi. east of I-70, Washington Co., exits 1, 3 & 12. One of the premier rail trails in the east. A 20-mi. paved former railroad right of way. 301/842-2155. Miller House Museum 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, the Miller House is an 1820s residence operating as a museum and headquarters of the Washington County Historical Society.Tours Apr.-Dec., Wed.-Sat., 1-3 pm. Admission. 301/797-8782. Albert Powell Trout Hatchery Six mi. E of Hagerstown, Rt 66 exit off I-70. Produces more than 150,000 fish annually for stocking Maryland waters for sportsman. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 301/791-4736. Beaver Creek School Museum 9702 Beaver Creek Church Rd. Operates as a museum by the Washington Co. Historical Society. Free. 301-797-8782. Boonsborough Museum of History 113 N. Main St. (U.S. 40-A), Boonsboro. Memorabilia of Boonsboro & Washington Co. Open Sun. 1-5. May-Sept. Nominal admission. 301/432-6969. Appalachian Trail South Mountain Washington & Frederick Counties. Hiking trail over 2,000 miles long extending from Maine to Georgia, on the crest of the South Mountain between Washington and Frederick Counties. Washington Monument State Park Near Boonsboro, the first monument erected to the memory of George Washington in 1827. Glorious views, hiking, picnicking. 301/791-4767. South Mountain House On Alt. U.S. 40 (the Old National Trail) between Boonsboro & Middletown on the Appalachian Trail, established in 1732 as a wayside inn/tavern. Today houses one of the area’s finest restaurants. Crystal Grottoes Caverns On Md. Rt. 34 near Boonsboro. Only caverns open to the public in the entire state of Md. Mar.-Sept. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. & Oct.-Feb. 11 a.m.5 p.m. Admission. 301/432-6336. Antietam National Battlefield On Md. Rt. 65 North and East of Sharpsburg. Daily 18min. orientation slide program. Weather permitting, an 8-mile self-guided auto or bike tour is available. Burnside Bridge Antietam Battlefield. Built in 1836, later named for Union General whose unsuccessful battle was staged on the bridge. One of several dozen stone arch bridges found in this part of Maryland. Barron’s C&O Canal Museum & Store 1-1/2 mi. NW of Sharpsburg on Snyder’s Landing Rd. off Rt. 65. Historical pictures, artifacts & interpretive discussion about the history of the Canal. Sat. & Sun. 9-5 year-round. Free. 301/432-8726. Brunswick Railroad Museum 40 W. Potomac St. Historical displays of the B&O RR, C&O Canal, Potomac River, the town and its people. Sat. 10-4; Sun. 1-4 AprilDec. 301/834-7100. Catoctin Mountain Park/ Cunningham Falls 3 mi. W of Thurmont on State Rt. 77. 1,500 acres including waterfalls, hiking trails, 42-acre lake for swimming, seasonal camping and cabin rentals, picnicking, fishing, boating, riding, mountain climbing. Visitors Center open weekdays 10-4:30 and 8:30-5 on weekends. 301/663-9388.

Grotto of Lourdes On U.S. 15 near Mount St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg. First National Catholic Shrine in America. Daily dawn to dusk. The great 25-foot statue of the Blessed Mother stands at the Grotto entrance on a 95-foot tower, visible for many miles. Free. Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Seton Emmitsburg. National Shrine of the first nativeborn American saint. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. Mass. 301/447-6606. Fallen Firefighters Memorial On the campus of the National Emergency Training Center (formerly St. Joseph’s College), S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. Daily, 8:30-5. Free. Western Maryland Railway Historical Society Museum Rt. 75 in Union Bridge. Plans, photos and artifacts of Western Maryland Railway. Sun. 1-4 p.m. Jan.-Dec. except holidays. Free. Winchester Country Inn Westminster. Oldest English-style farmhouse standing in Carroll Co., c. 1760, once the home of William Winchester, founder of Westminster. Also the site of a vocational training program for people with developmental disabilities. Carroll Manor Area W of Buckeystown on Manor Woods Rd. Estate of Charles Carroll, Signer of the Declaration of Independence. St. Joseph’s Church on the estate contains many works of art and antiques. Free. New Market E of Frederick, I-70 & Md. 75, on Rt. 144. Nationally famous “Antique Capital of Maryland” with 40 stores and shops. Gathland State Park 2 mi. E of Md. Rt. 67. Site of the War Correspondents Arch honoring journalists who covered the Civil War. The only monument dedicated to a free press in the world. Free. 301/791-4767. Gambrill State Park Off U.S. 40 west of Frederick. Scenic panorama overlook at 1,800 ft. elevation. Camping areas. Nature trail, hiking and horseback trails. Schifferstadt 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, just off U.S. Rt. 15, Exit 7. The oldest dwelling in Frederick City, built c. 1756. Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 12-4. April-mid-Dec. Donation. 301/663-3885. Hessian Barracks On the grounds of the Maryland School for the Deaf, S. Market St., Frederick. Used during the Revolutionary War to house prisoners and later during the Civil War as a hospital. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center Historic Mountain City Mill Building, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. A lovely gallery presents monthly changing exhibits. Thu.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-4. 301/698-0656. Tourism Council of Frederick Co. 19 E. Church St., Frederick. Daily 9-5. Guided walking tours our offered Saturday and Sundays at 1:30pm, May-Oct. Admission. 301/600-4047. Court House Square Court & Church Sts., Frederick. Many beautiful 18th and 19th century homes. Co. Court House, landscaped grounds, monuments & markers. Frederick Co. Historical Society Museum 24 E. Church St., Frederick. Over 6,000 items related to Frederick Co. history. Mon.-Sat. 10-4. Sun. 1-4 p.m. Donations. Rose Hill Manor Park N. Market St., adjacent to Gov. Thomas High School, Frederick. Restored home of Maryland’s first governor. Children’s Museum, Farm Museum. Open by request and at annual spring & fall festivals. Open April-Oct. Mon.-Sat. 10-4; Sun. 1-4; Nov. weekends only: Sat. 10-4 & Sun. 1-4. Closed Jan. & Feb. Admission. 301/600-1650. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Dedicated to telling the medical story of the Civil War. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5. Closed: New Year’s, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Admission. 301/695-1864. Garden House 3513 Urbana Pike, Urbana, Maryland. Historical Smith’s Store (circa 1830) served the outspoken unionist Thomas A. Smith & family as a residence, store, saloon & post office during the Civil War. 301/8742231. THE Calendar MAGAZINE





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... continuing thru September 25 STRIKING 12 ... 2:30 pm Wed., 8 pm Thurs. & Fri., 2:30 pm & 8 pm Sat., 2:30 pm Sun., Wayside Theatre, 7853 Main St., Middletown, VA. Enjoy a musical retelling of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Match Girl. Admission. 540/ 869-1776. ... continuing thru September 26 ART EXHIBITION ... The C. William Gilchrist Gallery, 104 Washington St., Cumberland, MD. Exhibition of drawings and paintings by Daniel Filippone. 301/724-5800. ART EXHIBIT ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. 78th Annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition. 301/739-5727. ... continuing thru October 30 19TH & EARLY 20TH CENTURY WOMAN’S WORLD EXHIBIT OPENING ... The Gordon-Roberts House Museum, 218 Washington St., Cumberland, MD. Exhibit features accessories for dress and the home. Advance ticket purchase required. 301/777-8678. ... continuing thru November 6 CHARLOTTE’S WEB ... Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre & Children’s Theatre, 5 Willowdale Dr., Frederick, MD. A wonderful adaptation of the E.B. White classic. Call for times & ticket info. www.wayoffbroadway. com. 301/662-6600. ... continuing thru November 7 ART EXHIBIT ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. 20 THE Calendar MAGAZINE

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Konnichiwa!A Tour of Japanese Culture Through Ukiyo-E. Experience Japanese art and culture in this interactive exhibition. 301/739-5727. ART EXHIBIT ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Tell Tale Hearts, Ravens, and Black Cats: An Artistic Tribute to Edgar Allen Poe. 301/739-5727. ... continuing thru January 2 CIRCUIT OF THE SUMMER HILLS: MOURNING THE LOSSES OF THE CIVIL WAR EXHIBITION ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Interpretive exhibition featuring landscapes, portraits, sculpture, prints and archival material, focusing on the Civil War Sesquicentennial. 301/739-5727. Thursday, September 2 MARKET IN THE SQUARE ... 8 am-2 pm, Downtown Hagerstown (MD) Public Square. Flower, craft, and food vendors sell their wares. 301/739-8577, x183. Friday, September 3 FIRST FRIDAYS ... Chambersburg, PA. Music by Jamie O’Brien. Enjoy in-store specials, refreshment, entertainment, artists, kids activities and much more. See ad on page xx. FRIDAY NIGHT WINE DOWNS ... Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd., Berryville, VA. Unwind with a glass of wine and some smooth jazz. 540/955-5510. FIRST FRIDAY ... 5-8 pm, Greencastle, PA. Downtown shops are open. Come support our local artists and our local businesses. 717/597-4610.

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FIRST FRIDAY: GREAT OUTDOORS ... 69 pm, Downtown Brunswick, MD. Live music, tractor show, climbing wall, shops open late and lots of activities. 301/8345591. COVENANT LIFE CHURCH PRESENTS KIRK CAMERON ... 7 pm, Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. A television and film actor who teaches others to share their faith and live out a gospel centered marriage and family life. Admission. 301/790-2000. CAZHMIERE ... 7-10 pm, N. Charles Town Street between Washington & Liberty, Charles Town, WV. First Friday Concert Series. Come out and enjoy a high energy dance band. 800/982-3386. PIANO VIRTUOSO THOMAS PANDOLFI ... 7:30 pm, The Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. Performance will celebrate the 200th anniversaries of the birth of three great composers, Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann and Frederic Chopin. Admission. www.CarrollCountyArtsCouncil. org. 410/848-7272. Saturday, September 4 CARROLL COUNTY SUMMER FARMERS MARKET END OF SUMMER HARVEST DAY ... 8 am-1 pm, Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster, MD. Local produce, eggs, handmade crafts, baked goods, plants, master gardeners, and more. 410/848-7748. 6TH ANNUAL POTOMAC STREET MILE ... 8:30 am-12 noon, Potomac Street, Brunswick, MD. Measured mile, awards, participant t-shirts and more. www. 301/834-8045. MAUGANSVILLE PRIDE DAY ... 9 am-4 pm, Maugansville (MD) Ruritan Community Park. Crafts, entertainment, food, and more. 301/739-6742. Cont. on page 25





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CLIFFSIDE INN & CONFERENCE CENTER – Harpers Ferry, WV (E-5) Weddings, Conferences & Banquets. Fresh Seafood buffet, 100 Hotel Rooms with pool and exercise facility, on site catering too! Free limo service on select packages, just min-

utes to Charles Town Races & Slots. 304/535-6302. THE ICE CREAMERY – Hedgesville (E-4). Wonderful frozen treats that include cones, cups, sundae’s, shakes, and the out-of-the-world frap float. Delicious concoctions to tempt your taste buds made with the freshest ingredients around. Spring hours: Wed. & Thurs. 12-5, Fri. & Sat. 12-6, Sun. 12-5 (closed Mon. & Tues.). Longer hours during summer. LEDO PIZZA & PASTA - Martins203 burg (E-4), Ranson (E-5). Great pizza, pasta, italian entrees, subs, salads, 226 and more. Dine in or take out. MonThurs 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fri & Sat 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sun 12 to 9 p.m. 304/ 263-2800, 304/724-8100. See ad on pages 17, 23 & 56. SKYLINE TERRACE DINING 216 ROOM – Charles Town (E-5) at thee Charles Town Races & Slots. Simply magnificent describes both the view and the menu of the Skyline Terrace dining room open during live racing. In this uniquely designed restaurant, our chef prepares the finest steaks, ribs along with two specials each evening. Open Fri. & Sat. 5 pm-10 pm, Sun. Noon-5 pm. 800/795-7001. 216 SUN DANCE CAFÉ – Charles Town (E-5) at the Charles Town Races & Slots. This American Southwest café serves lunch and dinner peppered with everything from such tasty offerings as roasted tamales stuffed with chorizo sausage to mesquite smoked 216

steak and cheese. Mon.-Thur. 5 pmMidnight, Fri. & Sat. 11 am-1 am, Sun. 11 am-Midnight. 800/795-7001. 227 THE WOODS RESORT’S WALDEN RESTAURANT – Between Martinsburg & Berkeley Springs (E-4). Opens 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Outstanding variety of seafood, steak, poultry and pasta dishes. Walnut Pub offers weekend entertainment. AE, MC, V, DC. Reservations recommended. 800/248-2222, 304/754-7977. See ad on page 35. 238 EARTH DOG CAFÉ - Berkeley Springs (pg-4) Down to earth food. Breakfast, BBQ & Beyond. Real hickory smoked BBQ. Open 7 days a week. 304/258-0500. See ad on page 31.

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W. Virginia Points of Interest

Harpers Ferry Six mi. E of Charles Town on Rt. 340. Restored National Park, famous site of John Brown’s raid on the U.S. Arsenal in 1859. Wax Museum, Arsenal site, Armory, B&O Railroad Station, St. Peters Church, and many quaint shops nearby.

Harpers Ferry Overlook A beautiful panoramic view of three states, WV, VA and MD, at the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Nearby is the famous “Jefferson Rock.” where Thomas Jefferson wrote, “This view is well worth a trip across the Atlantic.”

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204 N. George St., Charles Town. Built by descendents of Charles Washington, brother of George. Refurbished and renovated, now offers seven programs annually including classic plays, concerts, comedies, dramas and children’s plays. For current schedule, call 304/725-4420.

Jefferson County Museum 200 E. Washington St., Charles Town. An outstanding collection of artifacts, many of which relate to the Harpers Ferry raid and the Civil War. Of particular interest is the wagon that carried Brown to his execution and the battle flag of Stuart’s horse artillery. Open April-Nov. Admission $2.00 per person. Open Tues.Sat.

Washington Heritage Trail A National Scenic Byway Welcome Center on the Porch @ Caperton Station, 229 E. Martin Street, Martinsburg, WV. Open Wed.- Sat., 10-4 or by appointment. Cordial welcome. Book & gift shop, Amtrak & MARC info, cold drinks, coffee, B&O Roundhouse tours. Call 304/264-9977.

Charles Town Race Track Long famed for its exciting thoroughbred horse racing, has both day and nighttime racing of over 200 racing days a year in luxurious surroundings. 304/725-7001.

Belle Boyd House & Museum 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg. open April 13 though Christmas. Civil War-World War I and II displays-many other Berkeley County displays like the famous baseball player Hack Wilson. Built by Benjamin Reed Boyd who was the father of the famous Civil War spy Belle Boyd who spent part of her childhood here. Eleven rooms of historic displays. Open Fri. and Sat. 10 am-4 pm. Closed Federal holidays. Other days by appointment only. Private tours advance notice of 3 days. Call 304/267-4713.

Tri-County Archives Research Center 136 E. Race St. Berkeley County Virginia was carved off Frederick County Va. in 1772. Very large collection of records on the area families and their homes. Records on over 3,500 places listed in the National Register of Historic Places in Berkeley County. Open five days a week Mon.-Tues.-Thurs.-Fri.-Sat., 10 am-4pm. Closed Wed., Sun. and Federal holidays.

Aspen Hall 405 Boyd Ave., Martinsburg. Nestled on seven park-like acres on a stocked trout stream and built of native limestone, this elegant mansion, circa

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1750, is one of the most historic homes in our area. Many of the original features of the 22-room house remain. The farmstead was known as “Mendenhall’s Fort” during the French & Indian War which started 250 years ago. The rare blockhouse from this period is still standing. George Washington attended a wedding at Mendenhall’s Mill in 1761. Aspen Hall is now operated as a bed and breakfast inn. Admiral Boarman House 208 S. Queen St., Martinsburg. One of the oldest brick houses in town, c. 1802, on land granted to Adam Stephen in 1773 by Lord Fairfax.

Bunker Hill Flour Mill Just off U.S. 11 S of Martinsburg in the village of Bunker Hill. One of the very first mill sites in Berkeley Co., c 1735, on an original land grant. Steam tractor engine & other exhibits.

Historic Shepherdstown Museum In the historic Entler Hotel, corner of Princess and German Sts., Shepherdstown. Area artifacts preserved and displayed. Rumsey Boat House displays a half-scale model of the first steamboat, built by James Rumsey, and launched on the Potomac in 1787. Open April-Oct., Sat. 11-5 & Sun. 1-4. Free. 304/876-3407.

The Country Inn at Berkeley Springs Berkeley Springs. Built on site of 500 room Berkeley Hotel (c.1869), The Country Inn has since 1932 continued to serve travelers in a manner befitting the town’s colonial days. A unique blending of styles from days gone by; the grace, charm and elegance of the historic Inn and Spa.

Coolfont Manor House On 1800 acres, about 4 mi. from Berkeley Springs. Home of American author, teacher, attorney, and statesman, Herbert Quick (1861-1925). House was built over a spring which flows through the cellar and out into a front-yard swimming pool.

Cacapon State Park and Lodge 10 miles South of Berkeley Springs. An outdoorsmen’s paradise, over 6,100 acres. Vacation cabins, restaurant & lodge rooms available. Swimming, picnicking, boating, fishing, hiking & bridle trails plus an 18-hole championship golf course.

Gen. Adam Stephen House 309-313 E. John St., Martinsburg. Home of the founder of Martinsburg, built in 1774-1789 of a native limestone on a hill overlooking the Tuscarora Creek. Stephen served in the French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars. Sat. & Sun. 2-5 May-Oct or by appt. Free. 304/267-4434.

Norman Dillon Farm Museum Located on the corner of Route 9 and Ridge Road Across from Hedgesville High School. The museum contains a large number of pieces of old farm equipment, some of which dates back to pre-civil war days. Museum is Open April 1st through October 21st, Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free Admission 304/267-7519 or 304/263-0731.

Museum of The Berkeley Springs On the 2nd floor of the Roman Bath Bldg. (which is the oldest public bldg in Morgan Co., c. 1820), Berkeley Springs. History & geology of The Springs & its people. Memorial Day - mid-Oct. (Apple Butter Fest weekend). 2-5 Thu. & Fri.; 10-4 Sat.; 12-4 Sun.; 9noon Mon. & Tue.; closed Wed. Free.


Sat, Sun, September 4 & 5 LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS ... Gettysburg (PA) National Military Park. Purcell’s Battery programs at Pitzer Woods, and 14th Annual Labor Day Artillery Weekend with the Maryland State Parks (South Mountain). 717/3341124, x8023. THUNDER OVER THE BLUE RIDGE AIR SHOW ... 9 am-4 pm, Shepherd Field, Mar-



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MCLAIN CELTIC FESTIVAL ... 9 am-5 pm, Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle, PA. Irish and Scottish dancers, Highland athletics, Border Collie demonstrations and more. 717/243-3473. GOLDEN GEARS CAR CLUB CAR SHOW ... 12 noon-8:30 pm, Everedy Square & Shab Row, East & Church Sts., Frederick, MD. Antique and unique cars, free trolley rides, live music, games and more. www. 301/662-4140. BATTLE OF THE BEAST ... 5 pm, J Bar W Ranch, 10530 Green Valley Rd., Union Bridge, MD. Family fun, pro-bull riding, cowgirls barrel racing, and more. 7 pm battle. Admission. 301/ 898-9841. FIRST SATURDAY - AROUND THE WORLD IN 15 BLOCKS ... 5-9 pm, Downtown Frederick, MD. International dance demonstrations, music and activities from various countries. More than 80 shops, galleries, and restaurants are open til 9 pm or later. 301/698-8118. TRACTOR PULL ... 6 pm, Washington County Agriculture Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD. $10/adults, free/ages 10 & under. 301/791-2369. AN EVENING WITH THE PAINTING ... 6-8:30 pm, Gettysburg (PA) National Military Park, Cyclorama. Learn about the history and conservation of the Cyclorama painting, including an opportunity to spend time viewing the Cyclorama. Tickets available at or phone 877/874-2478. HAUSER AFTER HOURS ... 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd,. Biglerville, PA. Catering by Fabio Carella Catering. Voxology will perform. 717/334-4888.

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Martinsburg, WV 25404 (304) 263-1134 Offering quality merchandise ranging from glass and pottery to new and antique furniture & art Conveniently located in the barn at the Jefferson/Berkeley County Line on Route 45, just 2.5 miles from historic Shepherdstown. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Sun 11am-4pm Closed Tues

tinsburg, WV. 167th Airlift Wing hosts an Open House and Air Show. See exciting aerial demonstration teams. 304/616-5100. THE BAREFOOT LADY ... 12 noon-6 pm, 211 N. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, WV. Open House. Antiques, crafts and collectibles. 304/258-3050. See ad on page 33. INTERSTATE COIN SHOW ... 1-5 pm Sat., 10 am-4 pm Sun., Grand Venice Hotel, Hagerstown, MD. Buying, selling, and trading coins, currency and stamps. 301/739-5414. Sunday, September 5 CLOSING DEADLINE ... for the Calendar of Events in October’s VR. Space available on a first-come basis FREE to area groups, clubs and organizations and our advertisers planning a special event open to the public. Send details (date, time, place, directions, costs, sponsor, contact phone number and/or website) to: VR, 223 N. Prospect St., Suite 203, Hagerstown, MD 21740. THORPEWOOD’S 3RD ANNUAL TRAIL WALK & RUN ... 8-10 am, Thorpewood, 12405-A Mink Farm Rd., Thurmont, MD. 5K/10K run and 5K walk to support Thorpewood’s at-risk youth programs. Fee. 301/271-2823. PEN MAR PARK SUMMER CONCERT ... 2-5 pm, Pen Mar Park, High Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Sunday afternoon dance with live music, featuring the very finest of the big band era ballroom music. 240/313-2700. SUNDAY IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES ... 7:30 pm, Constitution Park, South Cumberland, MD. Enjoy free, live music. 301/777-2787. Tuesday, September 7 DARYL BRYARLY ... 6:30-7:30 pm, Yankauer Nature Preserve, north of Shepherdstown, WV. Enjoy folk, Civil War, Celtic, and original songs on the Hammered THE Calendar MAGAZINE



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Dulcimer. Free. 304/676-3397. Tuesday, September 7 thru 14 HISTORY 101 ... Main St., Mt. Airy, MD. Reenactments, tours and speakers. www 301/351-9159.


Wednesday, September 8 WEAVERS ROUNDTABLE ... 10 am, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Boundweave figures by Barbara Diefenderfer and “show & tell” items from Ag Expo. 301/739-5727. Thursday, September 9 MUSEUM PRESENTATION ... 10 am, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Museum Education & Interdisciplinary Aspects of the Museum’s Collection. Illustrated presentation by Museum Educator, Amy Hunt. 301/739-5727. ALIVE AT FIVE ... 5-8 pm, Downtown Frederick (MD) Carroll Creek Amphitheatre, between Market & Carroll St. Enjoy a music filled happy hour on the banks of Carroll Creek. Admission. www.downtown 301/698-8118. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING ... 7:30 pm, The Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. Enjoy live theater by the Shakespeare Factory Players. Admission. Thursday, September 9 thru 12 THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE ... The Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, WV. Hilarious musical. Admission. 304/725-4420. See ad on page 12. Friday, September 10 FRIDAY NIGHT WINE DOWNS ... Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd., Berryville, VA. Unwind with a glass of wine and some smooth jazz. 540/955-5510. LIGHT THE CREEK ... 6-9 pm, Carroll Creek Amphitheater, Frederick, MD. Live concert & opportunity to support local charity. 301/600-2489.

WALK NOW FOR AUTISM FUNDRAISING CONCERT ... 8 pm, The Palace Theatre, Frostburg, MD. Hillbilly Gypsies. $15/person. 301/707-0139. FREAKY FIRST FRIDAYS ... 9 pm, Jonathan Hager House & Museum, 110 Key St., Hagerstown (MD) City Park. Enjoy candlelit tours of the Hager House and stories of its hauntings. Reservations required. Call for details. $3/person. 301/739-8393. Fri, Sat, Sun, September 10, 11 & 12 HAMPSHIRE HERITAGE FEST ... Romney, WV. Civil War Square Dance Fri., Civil War reenactment, lumberjack competition, food, home and building tours, and much more. 304/822-3647. GODSPELL ... Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, WV. Musical based on The Gospel According to St. Matthew. Admission. 304/ 263-6766. STEAM SHOW DAYS ... 7 am-dusk, The Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, MD. Antique farm machinery, antique cars, working demonstrations, flea market, hay rides, parades, food, and farmhouse tours. Admission. 410/386-3880. See ad on page 9. KOONY’S BARN COUNTRY GIFT SHOP ... 10 am-5 pm Fri. & Sat., 12 noon-5 pm Sun., 1295 Frederick Pike, Littlestown, PA. Fall Open House. Check out our new Chamilia Charms for fall. 717/359-7411. See ad on page 49. THE OLDE RED BARN ... 10 am-5 pm Fri. & Sat., 12 noon-4 pm Sun., 1293 Warm Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA. Fall Open House. Come check out our sales on primitive and country items. 717/267-2488. See ad on page 51. FALL OPEN HOUSE ... 10 am-6 pm Fri. & Sat., 12 noon-5 pm Sun., Country Porch Creations, 940 Warm Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA. Refreshments and door prizes. 717/267-1117. See ad on back cover. THURMONT & EMMITSBURG COMMUNITY SHOW ... 6-10 pm Fri., 9 am-10 pm Sat., 10 am-3 pm Sun., Catoctin High School, 14745 Sabillasville Rd., Thurmont, MD. Farm & garden exhibits, canned items, sewing, petting zoo, baked goods, arts and crafts, photography, beef, sheep, goat show and sale. 301/271-2104. Cont. on page 33

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Lost River State Park and Stables Mathias. Visitors to this park will observe abundant wildlife in a mountainous habitat. Lost River also features swimming, hiking, game courts, horseback riding, vacation cabins and views from Crany Crow overlook. 301/897-5372, 800/CALLWVA. Spruce Knob Judy Gap. At 4,860 feet, the highest point in the state is an area of windblown red spruce and rock outcrops, part of the Monongahela National Forest. Enjoy the interpretive trail, observation tower and views. Seneca Rocks Seneca Rocks. This must-see, 900-foot tall strata of Tuscarora sandstone dates to the Silurian Age. Part of the Monongahela National Forest and known for their scenic beauty, the rocks are considered by many climbers to be the best climb in the East. A visitors center features an excellent audiovisual presentation with instructions for hiking to the top of the rocks. 304/567-2827, 304/257-4488. Dolly Sods Wilderness Red Creek. More than 10,200 acres of Monongahela National forest lie on a high plateau on Allegheny Mountain. Bogs, beaver ponds, stream, camping and 25 miles of hiking trails. 304/257-4488. Smoke Hole Caverns Seneca Rocks. Famous for longest ribbon stalactite in the world, these caverns claim the second highest room in eastern US. 304/257-4442, 800/828-8978.

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park Historic District Cass. Antique lumber trains powered by massive Shay steam locomotives carry passengers past panoramic mountain views to the summit of Bald Knob, the state’s second highest peak. The turn-of-the-century town is one of the best preserved lumber company towns in the U.S. 304/456-4300, 800/CALLWVA. Mountain Trail Rides Freeland Road in Canaan Valley, WV. Yearround guided horseback rides on gorgeous trails with spectacular scenery.Short rides from 1-2 hours pllus all day rides available. Open daily from May through October, with trail rides beginning at 10 a.m. and leaving periodically throughout the day at scheduled intervals. Last ride of the day leaves around 4:00 p.m. Reservations strongly suggested. Fees based on ride length. 304/866-4652. Visit Seneca Caverns West Virginia's Largest Caverns, located just 8 miles south of Seneca Rocks in Riverton, WV, has awed underground explorers since 1939. Open mid April through October for tours Wed.-Sun. 10-4. 1/800-239-7647. Yokum’s Vacationland In the center of Pendleton County, WV, the heart of the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, and Monongahela National Forest. Excellent year-round trout and bass fishing. Swimming in the river or heated indoor pool. Whitewater canoeing, rock climbing, local caverns. National Forest Land nearby. Modern restaurant has a diverse menu selection. See ad on this page.

Yokum’s Vacationland Rt. 55 & 33 at the foot of Seneca Rocks (800) 772-8342 or (304) 567-2351


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historic Roman Baths or contemporary spas and with every glass of water in fine restaurants and cafes. There are selfguided tours of everything from Berkeley Springs State Park and the historic town of Berkeley Springs (Bath) to a countywide driving tour of George Washingtonrelated sites. A delightful Museum of the Berkeley Springs is open year ‘round on the second floor of the Roman Bath House in Berkeley Springs State Park. Geneological

records are available at the Berkeley Springs Public Library with Historical Society volunteers on hand to help most mornings. The Story of Berkeley Springs Berkeley Springs, a fountainhead of warm mineral waters frequented by Native Americans long before Europeans arrived in the New World, are at the heart of a mountain spa community in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. First noted as Medicine Springs in 1747 on a map drawn by Thomas Jefferson's father, the waters for many centuries have drawn visitors seeking health and relief from the stress of everyday life. In 1776, George Washington's family and friends drew up a plat of 134 lots, named the streets, and incorporated The Town of Bath, invoking the muses of the Cont. on page 32

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renowned English spa. Yet the magic of the springs prevailed, and the town and surrounding area are known by their name -- Berkeley Springs. The waters flow at a constant 74°F from the base of Warm Springs Ridge. You may still drink freely and fill your jugs at Lord Fairfax's public tap, and


wade in the ancient stone pools in the nation's smallest state park. The town has endured cycles of notoriety, fashion, war and modern progress, but remains the Country's First Spa, a quiet, friendly haven surrounded by West

Virginia's splendid outdoors.

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Ambrae House is located in downtown Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, originally named the Town of Bath. The house was built in 1907, and has been completely refurbished to reflect a casual retreat with all the modern facilities you might expect, including your own hot tub, satellite TV, and internet access. You'll enjoy these comfortable accommodations in a warm, friendly environment that invites 98 N.Washington Street you to slow down and Berkeley Springs,WV 25411 escape the big city’s 304-258-2333 clamor. Best of all, • your stay includes a COME ENJOY DINING delightful and mouthON OUR NEW OUTDOOR DECK! watering breakfast.


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Friday, September 10 thru 26 RETURN TO SHANTY TOWN: SALLIE POLLOCK, CONFEDERATE SPY ... 7:30 Fri. & Sat., 2:30 Sun., New Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD. 301/722-4692. Friday, September 10 thru Nov 7 DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS ... Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Willowtree Plaza, 5 Willowdale Drive, Frederick, MD. Based on the 1988 comedy. Admission. 301/662-6600. Saturday September 11 THE GREATER CUMBERLAND FESTIVAL ... Chick-fil-A/Bachman’s parking lot, Cumberland, MD. Celebrate healthy living in the Cumberland area. www.rollingmill. HAGERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET ... 5 am-12 noon, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD. City Farmers Market Celebrates Grandparents. Enter to win a Grandparents Day basketful of market goodies. Drawing at noon. www.hagerstownmarket. org. 301/739-8577, x183. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CRAFT FAIR AND FLEA MARKET ... 7 am-2 pm, St. John Catholic School parking lot, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, MD. Collectibles, crafts, household items, toys, furniture and food. 410/876-0440. HAGERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET ... 5 am-12 noon, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD. City Farmers Market Celebrates Grandparents. Enter to win a Grandparents Day basketful of market goodies. Drawing at noon. www. 301/739-8577, x183. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CRAFT FAIR AND FLEA MARKET ... 7 am-2 pm, St. John Catholic School parking lot, 43 Monroe St., Westminster, MD. Collectibles, crafts, household items, toys, furniture and food. 410/876-0440. 36TH COLONIAL DAY ... 8 am-4 pm, East Berlin, PA. East Berlin’s National Historic District will be lined with juried vendors of traditional handmade wares. Enjoy lively entertainment, great food and demonstrations. 717/259-0822.

3RD ANNUAL NEW WINDSOR JR. FIREMEN’S CRAFT AND YARD SALE DAY ... 9 am-2 pm, New Windsor Fire Department Carnival Grounds, 101 High St., New Windsor, MD. Food and music. 410/857-1209. IN THE STREET ... 9:30 am-5 pm, Downtown Frederick, MD. Runner’s race, live entertainment, beer and wine gardens, children’s activities and more. www. 301/600-2489. FRENCH & INDIAN WAR SEMINAR ... 10 am, Conococheague Institute, Welsh Barrens Visitors Center, 12995 Bain Road, Mercersburg, PA. $15/person, $8/student. Advance registration required. 717/328-3467. HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CARROLL COUNTY ANTIQUES APPRAISAL DAY ... 10 am-4 pm, American Legion, Carroll Post 31, corner of Green St. and Sycamore St., Westminster, MD. Expert appraisers give verbal estimates of value on antique and collectible items. Three per person. 410/ 848-6494. A DAY OF SERVICE ... 10 am-5 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Come to Sky Meadows and help the park with special projects like painting, repairs to historic garden fence, and other miscellaneous projects. 540/592-3556. UNION BRIDGE BUSINESS EXPO ... 11 am-3 pm, Elmer Wolfe Elementary School, 119 N. Main St., Union Bridge, MD. Business vendors, crafts, children’s activities and food. 410/775-2109. TASTE OF TUSCANY ... 12 noon guided tasting begins, Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd., Berryville, VA. Explore Italian food and Veramar wines. Advance reservation required. $30/person, includes paired tasting of Italian food and wine tasting. 540/955-5510. SATURDAY ARTS WALK ... 5-8 pm, Cumberland (MD) Arts & Entertainment District. Enjoy a self-guided stroll. 301/777-2787. HAUSER AFTER HOURS ... 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd,. Biglerville, PA. Catering by Fabio Carella Catering. Skyla Burrell Band will perform. 717/334-4888. 9/11 REMEMBRANCE SERVICE ... 7 pm, Square Corner Park, Brunswick, MD. Remembrance service. 301/834-7500. Cont. on page 38




Outdoor Adventures

Raft, Tube, Kayak, Canoe Bike & Hike

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River & Trail Outfitters offers guided whitewater rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, climbing, cycling, hiking trips in the historic and scenic Harpers Ferry area. River trips and lessons take place on the Potomac and Shenandoah River as well as. Spring events include a Wild Flowers and Wine Tasting Tour this April, May and June. Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle provides bike rentals for the C&O Canal tow path and canoe and kayak rentals on the Potomac. The shop, located at 115 German Street in Shepherdstown, also sells and services bicycles. As the name indicates, Pedal and Paddle also offers fun on the water - canoes, kayaks, tubes, and other water gear. Runner’s Retreat Don’t be intimidated if you are coming here for the first time! We know running and we are here to help! If you are new to running or walking, you definitely need to see us! Don't just buy

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Mable is as wicked and evil as ever. Ride the rickety old elevator to the 13th floor where you will run into a host of mad characters that haunt Mable’s home complete with a damp, musty cellar that will not disappoint you. Take a stroll through the old grave yard complete with hearse. Rated one of Maryland's top haunts in 2009. Not recommended for children under the age of 12.

Hagerstown KOA Campground 11759 Snug Harbor Lane, Williamsport, MD

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something cheap to see if you will stick with it. Chances are you will end up hurt or uncomfortable and you won't. Invest in quality shoes up front and you won't regret it. We bet you will come to love running or walking! Getaway to The Woods Resort in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia for a weekend, for a company retreat, for a lifetime. We’re the close and casual mountain resort, just 90 minutes from the beltways but a world apart from everyday hassles. You’ll find us near Hedgesville, WV, at the northern gateway to the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, on 1800 acres that offers something for everyone. (800) 248-2222. Hagerstown KOA No interstate traffic outside your window! Arrive before dark so you can slow down, enjoy the scenic drive, see the wildlife, be glad you’re off the highway, and look forward to a bit of peace and quiet. Can’t wait to see you! —VR

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Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center 1360 S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Winchester. Maps, attractions, events restaurant, lodging and shopping information. Open daily 9-5. Closed major holidays. 540/542-1326. Toll-free 877/871-1326. Winchester & Frederick County is home to the world famous Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, held each spring & the Apple Harvest Festival, held the third weekend in September. State Arboretum of Virginia 9 mi. E of Winchester on U.S. 50. Educational workshops, recreation, driving tours of the Arboretum & Blandy Experimental Farm. Open dawn to dusk year-round. Free. 540/837-1758. Abrams Delight 1340 Pleasant Valley Rd., off Rt. 50 E, Winchester. Built in 1754 by an early settler, Isaac Hollingsworth. Restored & refinished in Early American period. Open April-Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4. Admission. 540-662-6519. Long Branch E of Winchester on U.S. 50 on Va. Rt. 624. Federal Georgian mansion museum (c. 1811) filled with period furniture, silver, china & Oriental carpets. A Duncan Phyfe dining table and 12 Hepplewhite chairs identical to another dozen used in the White House. Open Sat. & Sun. 12-4. April-Oct. Admission. 540/837-1856. Sheridan’s Headquarters Corner of Piccadilly & Braddock Sts., Winchester. Gen. Sheridan began his famous ride in 1864 to Cedar Creek Battlefield here, then rallied his retreating army and drove the Confederates from the field. Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters N. Braddock St.Winchester, VA. During the winter of 1861-62 General Jackson & his staff occupied this house — now a museum. April-Oct. - 10-4 daily. Nov-March - Fri & Sat 10-4, Sun. 12-4. Admission. 540/667-3242. Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum 54 S. Loudoun St., Old Town Mall, Winchester. Hands-on, interactive discovery museum for families. Climbing-wall, simple machines, natural history center, fully equipped emergency room clinic, dinosaur prep lab, new Paleontology exhibit. Open 9-5 Tues.-Sat., 15 Sun. Admission $6. 540/722-2020. Old Court House Civil War Museum Built in 1840, the courthouse served as a prison and hospital to both Northern and Southern troops. Today it stands as a “Witness to War”…a historic building with soldiers’ graffiti and an extensive relic collection. Winchester’s downtown walking mall. Open Fri. & Sat. 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Sun. 1:00-5:00, Tours also available by special appt, (540) 542-1145 Skyline Caverns Largest and only developed cavern in Warren Co., VA & one of only a few places on earth where delicate & unique formations known as Anthodites are on display. 800/296-4545. Waterford 7 mi. NW of Leesburg on Rt. 698. Restored Quaker village dating back to 1733. The famed 3-day annual Home Tour and Crafts exhibits and displays of the treasured works of local artisans is held the first full weekend in October. The Warren Rifles Confederate Museum 95 Chester St., Front Royal. Memorial to the men and women who served the cause of States’ Rights, 1861-65. Relics and records of the War Between the States. Daily April 15-Oct. 31, 9-4. $2 Admission, children under 12 free. 540/636-6982 or 635-2219.

Loudoun Museum/Information Center 16 W. Loudoun St., Leesburg. 130-year-old building next to a restored log cabin (c. 1767). 200 years of local history and slide presentation. Starting point of the walking tour of historic Leesburg. Daily 10-5; Sun. 1-5. $1 Admission. 703/777-7427. Ball’s Bluff National Cemetery Two mi. N of Leesburg off Rt. 15 bypass on Rt. 837. Site of the only major battle of the Civil War in Loudoun Co. Open daylight til dark. Morven Park Two miles north of Leesburg on Rt. 698. Historic 1,200-acre estate of the late Virginia Governor & Mrs. Westmoreland Davis. America’s foremost antique carriage collection, Governor’s Mansion, boxwood gardens, and the international Equestrian Institute. Open April-Oct., Tues.-Fri. 12-4:30, Sat. 10-5, & Sun. 1-5, closed Mon. (except holidays). Limited hours in Nov. & Dec. Admission. 301/777-2414. Oatlands Six mi. S of Leesburg in the heart of Hunt Co. Once the center of a thriving acre plantation. Boxwood, magnolias & a gazebo tea-house grace the formal gardens. Built in 1800-1803 by George Carter. AprilDec., Mon.-Sat. 10-4:30; Sun. 1-4:30. Admission. 703/777-3174. St. Thomas Chapel Trust Middletown. Original Chapel built 1834, patterned after York Cathedral in England, as an interdenominational place of worship. Shenandoah Caverns Just two minutes off I-81, Exit 269, 4 miles north of New Market, VA. A natural phenomena of limestone formations, discovered in 1884 and opened to the public in 1922. Open year round, guided tours every 20 min. 540/477-3115. Middletown Home of the Wayside Theatre, VA’s 2nd oldest professional theatre co., producing an 8-play season of recent Broadway hits from MayDec. Also home of Wayside Inn, hotel/restaurant since 1797. 800/951-1776. Belle Grove In the Cedar Creek Battlefield one mi. S of Middletown off U.S. 11. Built in 1794 by Revolutionary War Office, served as Sheridan’s northern headquarters during the Civil War. Tours run midMarch thru mid-Nov., 10:15 to 3:15 daily; Sunday 1:15 to 4:15. Admission, Group rates. New Market Battlefield Commemorating the clash in spring of 1864 when 6,000 Federals fought 4,500 Confederates for possession of the Shenandoah Valley. Admission ticket includes Battlefield, Hall of Valor Museum, and Bushong Farm. 540/740-3101. Open daily 9-5. Berryville County seat of Clarke County, formerly named “Battle Town,” is rich in historical lore. “Audley,” the colonial estate home of Nellie Parke Custis, ward of George Washington who was married to his nephew, lived here. Clarke County Historical Society Museum In the Old Court House (c. 1839), S. Church St., Berryville. Open Wed. & Sat. 2-4:30. Historical exhibits include Lord Fairfax’s clock & strongbox, & copies of the Clarke Courier newspaper from 1869 available on microfilm. Strasburg Museum The Strasburg Museum exhibits authentic 18th, 19th, and early 20th century articles of local life. The collection includes blacksmith and carpenter’s tools, three furnished Victorian rooms, a country store, the Civil War, farming, photographs, reading materials and much more. Open 7 days a week from 10-4, from MayOct. Admission. 540/465-5570. Veramar Vineyard 905 Quarry Road, Berryville, VA. Situated on a private 100-acre estate in the heart of Northern Virginia Hunt County. A small, family-run winery dedicated to producing naturally dry, full-bodied wines. Open Thurs - Mon 10-5 For more information, call Veramar Vineyard 540/955-5510 or go online at Frontier Culture Museum Visit Europe and America’s past at four different historic farms moved from their country of origin and reconstructed at the museum site in Staunton, VA. See the rare & minor breed animals, walk through the authentic gardens, help harvest period crops and watch a blacksmith at work. Open daily 9-5. Winter hours Dec. 1 - MidMarch 10-4. Admission. 540/332-7850. THE Calendar MAGAZINE



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REMEMBRANCE PARADE ... 7 pm, Main Street, Boonsboro, MD. Annual parade in memory of fire, rescue & law enforcement personnel who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. 301/432-4772. 95TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ... 8 pm, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Celebration includes a catered dinner, and entertainment by The Temptations and the Four Tops. Admission. 301/790-2000. Sat, Sun, September 11 & 12 LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS ... Gettysburg (PA) National Military Park. Longstreet’s Corps Artillery programs at Pitzer Woods, 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry programs at the Pennsylvania Memorial, and 7th Tennessee & 2nd Maryland Infantry programs at Spangler Spring. 717/334-1124, x8023. SOUTH MOUNTAIN’S LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND ... Washington Monument State Park, 6620 Zittlestown Rd., Middletown, MD. Civil War historians will present demonstrations and talks to illustrate the life of the soldiers and civilians. 301/4328065 or 301/432-7030. BOONSBORO DAYS ... 9 am-5 pm, Boonsboro (MD) Shafer Memorial Park. Craft fair, food, 18th & 19th century craftsmen demonstrations, Civil War historians, trolley rides and more. See ad on back cover. FORT GARRISON ... 10 am-4 pm, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. Members of Beall’s Company will garrison the fort, perform living history demonstrations and explain the life of soldiers during the French and Indian War. Service fee. 301/8422155. 6TH ANNUAL COLONIAL FAIR & MUSTER ... 10 am-5 pm, Conococheague Institute Museum & Library, 12995 Bain Rd., Mercersburg, PA. Period vendors & demonstrations, military re-enactments, speakers on French & Indian War topics, Ferguson Rifle demonstration, Native American and military camps, games, music, period church service and more. $5/car. 717/328-3467 or 717/328-2800. ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL ... 10 am-5 pm, Lehmans Mill, 19935 Lehmans Mill Rd., Hagerstown, MD. Get ideas for your fall decorating. Enjoy great sales, door prizes and activities. 301/739-9119. See ad on page 2.

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Saturday, Sept 11 thru October 8 11TH ANNUAL WILL’S CREEK SURVEY ... 9 am-5 pm Mon.-Fri., 11 am-4 pm Sat., Saville Gallery, 9 N. Centre Street, Cumberland, MD. Juried exhibition. Opening reception Sept. 11, 5-8 pm. 301/777-2787. Saturday, Sept 11 thru Feb 13 ART EXHIBIT ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Lions and Dragons and Snakes! Oh My! Wood carvings by Frank Mish, Jr. 301/739-5727. Sunday, September 12 PADDLE, WINE & CONCERT ... Potomac River. Guided, relaxing and scenic paddle on the Potomac River followed by “The Sounds of Summer” concert series, and award-winner wines. 301/6955177. JAY & THE JINGOS ... 2-5 pm, Pen Mar Park, High Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Pen Mar Park Summer Concert Series. Sunday afternoon dance with live music, featuring the very finest of the big band era ballroom music. 240/313-2700. Tuesday, Sept 14 ROLLING COYOTES ... 6:30-7:30 pm, Yankauer Nature Preserve, north of Shepherdstown, WV. Enjoy Country-tinged folk music. Free. 304/676-3397. Thursday, Sept 16 STEP AFRIKA! ... 9 pm, Frostburg (MD) University, Drama Theatre of the Performing Arts Center. Enjoy a high-energy performance by the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Admission. Call for info or tickets. 866/849-9237 or 301/687-3137. Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sept 16, 17 & 18 4TH ANNUAL FREDERICK FASHION WEEK ... 8 pm, Cultural Arts Center of Frederick County, 15 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Enjoy fashion shows featuring local clothing boutiques, salons, and accessory stores, and other special events. Admission. 301/662-4190. Thursday, September 16 thru 19 THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE ... The Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, WV. Hilarious musical. Admission. 304/725-4420. See ad on page 12.

Friday, September 17 FRIDAY NIGHT WINE DOWNS ... Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd., Berryville, VA. Unwind with a glass of wine and some smooth jazz. 540/955-5510. HAUSER AFTER HOURS ... 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd,. Biglerville, PA. Catering by Sir D’s Catering. Jazz Me will perform. 717/334-4888. AN EVENING WITH RANDY TRAVIS ... 8 pm, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg (PA) University. Admission. 717/477-SHOW. Fri, Sat, Sun, September 17, 18 & 19 GODSPELL ... Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, WV. Musical based on The Gospel According to St. Matthew. Admission. 304/2636766. FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL ... 10 am-5 pm Fri. & Sat., 12 noon-4 pm Sun., From the Heart Gifts, 11143 Burkett Rd., Greencastle, PA. 717/597-1179. See ad on page 52. Friday, September 17 thru 25 THE GREAT FREDERICK FAIR ... 9 am-10 pm, Frederick (MD) Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St. Agricultural exhibits, concerts, carnival/midway, harness races, food eateries, local business exhibits and displays, and handcrafted/homegrown exhibits. Admission. 301/ 663-5895. Saturday September 18 BELLE GROVE’S LIVE AUCTION ... 8 am, Belle Grove Plantation, 336 Belle Grove Rd., Middletown, VA. 540/ 869-2028. SHARPSBURG HERITAGE DAY ... 9 am-10 pm, Main Street in the Square area, Sharpsburg, MD. Come enjoy the rich history of Sharpsburg, MD and the surrounding area. Enjoy food and art vendors, live music, candlelight alley walk and more. 301/991-0265 or 301/432-4663. THE WASHINGTON FAMILY HOMES TOUR ... 10 am-5 pm, Jefferson County, WV. Tour offers you the rare opportunity to visit four of the remaining Washington family homes in Jefferson County, WV: Happy Retreat, Harewood, Claymont and Beallair. $25/person for tour of 4 homes, $10/person per home.

PERSONALIZED GREYHOUND’S CELEBRATION OF LIFE FESTIVAL ... 11 am-5 pm, Adams County Winery, 251 Peach Tree Road, Orrtanna, PA. The perfect event to attend if you’ve ever thought of adopting a retired racer. Visit with area hounds and their families. 717/ 334-4631. INTERNATIONAL WINE & FOOD WEEKEND ... 5:30 pm, Mercersburg, PA. Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting followed by an evening 5-course chef’s dinner with wine pairing. $115/person. www.Chambersburg. org. 717/328-5231. THE UNEXPECTED BOYS ... 7:30 pm, Allegany High School auditorium, 616 Sedgwick St., Cumberland, MD. Concert featuring the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. $40/person. 301/759-0580. Sat, Sun, September 18 & 19 LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS ... Gettysburg (PA) National Military Park. 87th Pennsylvania Infantry programs at the Pennsylvania Memorial, and 2nd Virginia Allegheny Battalion of Infantry programs at Spangler Spring. 717/3341124, x8023. WORLD WAR II WEEKEND ... 9 am-5 pm Sat., 9 am-4 pm Sun., Eisenhower National Historic Site, Gettysburg, PA. A living history encampment at the Eisenhower National History Site with Allied soldiers, a German camp, World War II jeeps and trucks, and USO dance off-site. Encampment included in site admission. www.nps. gov/gett. 717/338-9114. AUTUMN ARTS FESTIVAL ... 10 am-5 pm, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Appalachian-style music, craft vendors, food and Hager House tours. Free admission to festival. 301/739-8577. MARYLAND WINE FESTIVAL ... 10 am-6 pm Sat., 12 noon-6 pm Sun., Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 South Center St., Westminster, MD. Tasting of local wines, wine seminars, stage entertainment, crafts, farmhouse tours and food. Admission. 410/386-3880. CANAL APPLE FESTIVAL ... 12 noon-6 pm, Hancock, MD. Arts, crafts, contests, food, live entertainment, and 11 am parade. 301/678-6555 or 301/573-1927. Saturday, September 18 thru 26 NATIONAL FINALS SHEEP DOG TRIALS ... Belle Grove Plantation, 336 Belle Grove Rd., Middletown, VA. Features champion dogs from each state in the US and Canada. Advance tickets available at Belle Grove. AdCont. on page 43 THE Calendar MAGAZINE 39

V I R G I N I A Front Royal - Warren County VISITORS CENTER (800) 338-2576


lanked by the Blue Ridge to the east and Massanutten Mountain to the west, Front Royal’s founders strategically situated their community at the forks of the Shenandoah River. Recognized as the Gateway to Shenandoah National Park and the Canoe Capital of Virginia, Front Royal provides an ideal base for exploring the region’s unique outdoor adventures, cultural heritage, and historic past. Once “le front royal” or the “Royal Frontier” between French and British territories, local legend favors a more colorful origin for the town’s unusual name. According to this version, a giant oak tree, the “Royal” tree of England once stood in the public square. Visitors from the military will appreciate the frustrations of the drill sergeant as he attempted to train his

unseasoned recruits for the local militia. At last, thoroughly exasperated by the inability of his troops to follow even the simplest command, he bellowed, “Front the Royal Oak!” Recitations of this story ultimately led to the variation, Front Royal, and the name stuck. Where the Royal Oak once reigned now stands a charming gazebo on the town square, within view of the Front Royal Visitor Center. Make this one of your first stops in town (or visit our interactive visitor site online at www.discoverfrontroyal. com), followed by a stroll down Main Street, a slice of small-town Americana lined with antique stores, galleries, and gift shops. And don’t miss the schedule of special events. The gazebo is a favorite gathering place for weekly concerts and farmers market. Cont. on page 42

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41 Front Royal - Warren County VISITORS CENTER (800) 338-2576 Enjoy your summer by discovering miles of back roads where the scenery fades from ridge to ridge, wildflowers dance along the side of the road and the farmland rolls by under the watchful eye of the Blue Ridge.

Located a stone’s throw from our nation’s capital but miles from the hustle and bustle come to Front Royal, a town where you can settle in and be a local. —VR

Professionally Guided Tours • Enchanted Dragon Mirror Maze • Miniature Train Rides Located in Front Royal, Virginia, Skyline Caverns is the closest natural wonder to the Nation's Capital. As one of the only places on Earth where rare Anthodites are displayed, the guided tour is as impressive as it is educational. Located one mile from the northern entrance of Skyline Drive. Mention this ad for discount.


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mission. 540/869-2028. See ad on page 9. Saturday, Sept 18 thru Nov 10 MARYLAND PASTEL SOCIETY ART EXHIBIT ... 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Features artwork from the Signature Members of the Society. 301/739-5727. Sunday, September 19 ANNUAL OCTOBERFEST OUTDOOR CELEBRATION ... Bavarian Inn, 164 Shepherd Grade Rd., Shepherdstown, WV. Fun for the whole family. 304/876-2551. wwww. See ad on page 4. ADAMS COUNTY HERITAGE FESTIVAL ... 12 noon-5 pm, Gettysburg (PA) Recreation Park, Long Lane. Featuring Chinese dancers, German band, R & B, Mexican dancers, craft demonstrations, storytelling, ethnic foods, animals, non-profits and much more. Free admission and free parking. 717/334-0752. FANCY BRASS ... 2-5 pm, Pen Mar Park, High Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Pen Mar Park Summer Concert Series. Sunday afternoon dance with live music, featuring the very finest of the big band era ballroom music. 240/313-2700. PIANIST TIANSHU WANG ... 2:30 pm, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Perry/Brandenburg Memorial Recital. $5/non-members, free/members. 301/739-5727. Tuesday, September 21 BETTY JO AND SCOTT ROCKWELL & DAUGHTER GENA ... 6:30-7:30 pm, Yankauer Nature Preserve, north of Shepherdstown, WV. Family trio performing songs about love and nature. Free. 304/676-3397. Wednesday, September 22 EVENING LECTURE SERIES ... Gettysburg (PA) National Military Park, David Wills House. Lincoln and Press Censorship. Dr. David Bulla, lecturer. Pre-registration required. Fee. To register or for information call 866/486-5735 or visit www.davidwills

Wednesday, September 22 thru 26 CHAMILIA PARTY EVENT ... 10 am-6 pm Weds., 10 am-5pm Thurs.-Sat., noon - 5pm Sun., Lehmans Mill, 19935 Lehmans Mill Rd., Hagerstown, MD. Buy $125. and get a free bracelet. Quantities limited. 301/7399119. See ad on page 2. Thursday, Sept 23 SENIOR EXCURSIONS ON THE RAIL TRAIL ... Departures at 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm and 7 pm, Rail Trail County Park, Seven Valley (PA) Fire Company Parking Area. See the natural beauty and hear about local history during the 75-minute ride. $8/person. 717/840-7440. SENIOR EXCURSION SPECIAL RIDE & LUNCH ... Departure at 10 am, Rail Trail County Park, Serenity Station at Seven Valleys. Ride will head north with the turnaround point at Howard Tunnel. After returning to Seven Valleys, enjoy lunch at Serenity Station. $23/person, includes ride and lunch. 717/840-7440. FREDERICK THEATER SEASON LAUNCH PARTY ... 5-9 pm, The Cultural Arts Center, 15 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Frederick Co. theater groups unveil their 2010-2011 theater season. 301/662-4190. Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sept 23, 24 & 25 THE DRYING SHED ... 10 am-7 pm Thurs. & Fri., 10 am-4 pm Sat., 1587 Newcomer Rd., Chambersburg, PA. Fall Open House. Dried flowers, wreaths, basket arrangements, pumpkins, squash, Indian corn, gourds, straw bales, mums, specials, refreshments, door prizes and more. 717/267-3305. See ad on page 53. Thursday, September 23 thru 26 31ST WESTMINSTER FALLFEST ... 6-10 pm Thurs. & Fri., 10 am-10 pm Sat., 12 noon-6 pm Sun., Westminster (MD) City Park and Longwell parking lot. Carnival rides, live entertainment and food. Over 100 craft and commercial vendors Sat. & Sun. 410/848-4883. Friday, September 24 FRIDAY NIGHT WINE DOWNS ... Veramar Vineyard, 905 Quarry Rd., Berryville, VA. Unwind with a glass of wine and some smooth jazz. 540/955-5510. HAUSER AFTER HOURS ... 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd,. Biglerville, PA. Catering by N.E.W. A-Ville Inn Catering. Al Parsons Band will perform. 717/334-4888. Cont. on page 48 THE Calendar MAGAZINE 43


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131 HILLCREST RESTAURANT – Littlestown (G-3). Family dining and homestyle cooking. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Tues.-Thurs. 6am-7pm, Fri. & Sat. 6am-8pm, Closed Sun. & Mon. 717/359-5328. See ad on this page. RESTAU124 HOFBRAUHAUS RANT – Abbottstown (H-2). German-American cuisine. Open Mon. 11-9, Tue.-Thur. 11-2:30 & 5-9, Fri. & Sat. 11-9:30, Sun. noon-7:30. Sauerbraten, Wiener Schnitzel, Rouladen, Kassler Rippchen, Steaks & Seafood. Party & Banquet facilities. Credit cards accepted. 717/259-9641. See ad on this page. GATE FAMILY 153 MOUNTAIN RESTAURANT – Thurmont (G-3) 65 & Waynesboro, PA. Family restaurant with home-cooked daily specials. Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Buffets. Special Weekend Buffet. Full menu available. Breakfast always available. Off premise catering available. Dessert Bar.

Hofbrauhaus U.S. 30 Abbottstown, PA 17301 Tel. 717-259-9641

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Homemade wholesomeness. Gift Shop. Collectors Baskets. Fresh Baked Pies. Candy. Carry-out deli. No alcohol. Banquets & parties. Thurmont location 301/271-4373 or Waynesboro, PA location 717/7656772. See ad on page 15.


Homestyle country cooking and baking in a charming colonial setting 4763 Baltimore Pike

Littlestown, PA Call: 717-359-5328 Closed Sunday & Monday




Points of Interest


Shawnee State Park W of Bedford on U.S. 30. Named after the Shawnee Indians, this 3,800-acre park includes a 451-acre lake. 335 campsites, fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, hunting, snowmobiling, and picnicking. Open yearround. Gravity Hill Located west of Rt. 96 near New Paris, PA. Defy gravity at this remote spot in Bedford County. Water runs uphill … cars roll uphill … it really works! Difficult to find unless you have detailed directions. The Bedford Co.Visitors Bureau will send a free map and brochure – Call 1-800-765-3331. Lake Gordon & Koon Lake Located E of U.S. 200 S of Bedford in the Centerville area. A real mecca for fishermen. Espy House Built in 1771, served as Washington’s Headquarters in the fall of 1794 during the Whiskey Rebellion. The only remaining building in existence on its original site, occupied by Gen. Arthur St. Clair, President of the Continental Congress & first Governor of the Northwest Territory. Anderson House 137 Pitt St., Bedford. Built in 1814 by Dr. John Anderson, a portion was used for his office & in 1815, converted one-half of the house into a bank, whose original vault can still be viewed. The Chamber of Commerce now occupies part of the house. 800/7653331, ext. 220. Breezewood Located at the #12 interchange of the Pa. Turnpike, I70 and U.S. 30. Nearby areas offer a wide variety of recreational areas. Fulton House One hundred block of Lincoln Way E, McConnellsburg. A former stagecoach inn, c. 1793. Restored in 1976, today houses offices of the borough of McConnellsburg and the Fulton Co.Historical Society open for special events or by appointment. 717/4853172. Burnt Cabins Grist Mill One of the oldest mills in the County dating back to 1750, and the only grist mill still operated by a waterpowered overshot wooden water wheel. McConnellsburg The County seat of Fulton County. at the junction of the Lincoln Highway Rt. 30, and US Rt. 522. Established in 1786 and filled with historic structures from the late 18th century. 717/485-4064. Fort Loudoun Historic Revolutionary War Fort ruins mark the site of the first Colonial uprising against British military rule in 1767. Ramps Bridge Also known as Failors Mill Bridge, one mile west of Newburg (off Rt. 641) on Covered Bridge Road. Built in 1882, it is the only such structure remaining on its original site in Cumberland Co. Red Bridge The covered bridge just south of Mercersburg on Rt. 416 was built in 1883 and is still in daily use. Mercersburg Home of the famed Mercersburg Academy, a private school whose campus is home to the log cabin birthplace of James Buchanan, the only native Pennsylvanian to become President of the United States.

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Cowans Gap State Park Located 9 mi. NE of McConnellsburg. Over 1,300 acres includes a 42-acre lake for swimming, fishing, and boating, 232 campsites, 10 rental cabins, and scores of private cabins. Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church Organized in 1741 at Welsh Run, SE of Mercers-burg on Rt. 416, one of the oldest churches in the Cumberland Valley. Greencastle Established in 1782, historical events include President Washington’s visit during the Whiskey Rebellion, and John Brown’s stay while working on plans for the Harpers Ferry Raid. Firemen’s Display Greencastle. The Rescue Hose Company displays the nation’s oldest workable fire engine built in 1741 and other early firefighting equipment. The Johnston Home Greencastle. Built in the late 1700’s by Dr. Robert Johnston, Surgeon-General during the Revolution. George Washington slept here during a visit at the time of the Whiskey Rebellion. Mason-Dixon Crown-Stone Marker Located S of Greencastle. Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed and marked the line between Md. and Pa. in 1765, placing stone markers at onemile intervals, with every fifth mile marked by a CrownStone. This 105th milestone, is one of the few remaining left. Enoch Brown Park Just N of Greencastle. Massacre site of Enoch Brown, pioneer schoolteacher, and his ten pupils during the uprising of the Pontiac Indians in 1764. Martin’s Mill Covered Bridge Greencastle. One mi. W of Greencastle. The original bridge, built in 1849, crosses the Conococheague Creek. The bridge is 205 ft. long and approx. 28 ft. wide. Brown’s Mill Graveyard Near Greencastle. Monument built to the memory of Revolutionary War heroes pays tribute to the men who fought for independence. Corporal Rihl Monument Greencastle. Corporal William Rihl of the First New York Cavalry was the first union soldier killed on Free Soil in the Civil War, June 22, 1863. Brown’s Mill School Just N of Greencastle, E of U.S. 11. A complete furnished example of a country schoolhouse. Waynesboro Dates back to 1749. Located nearby is the Snow-Hill Nunnery with the cloistered buildings intact as they were used by the 7th-Day Baptists. Toll Gate House 323 E. Main St. Waynesboro. Built between 1844 and 1853. Now serves as the office for the Franklin County Chapter of the American Red Cross. A.T.H. & L. Museum S. Potomac St., Waynesboro. Contains approximately 150 pieces of Fire Company Memorabilia dating back to 1880. Free. Oller House 138 W. Main Street, Waynesboro PA 17268. Tour: Queen Anne-style home donated by industrialist J.F. Oller Family. Houses the Waynesboro Historical Society and area genealogy library and information. Call 717.762.1747



Renfrew Museum and Park Rt. 16, East of Waynesboro. 107-acre park along the Antietam Creek, features a Pennsylvania-German farmstead, an extensive collection of John Bell Pottery, and features Nicodemus collection of American decorative arts. Open late April-late Oct. Open Tues-Sun, 12-4pm. Admission. 717/762-4723 Penn State’s Mont Alto Campus Location of the first Episcopal Chapel built in the area. Abolitionist John Brown taught Sunday School here prior to his ill-fated Harpers Ferry raid. Also the site where over 500 iron workers once toiled at the Mont Alto Furnaces. Chambersburg The County Seat of Franklin Co. Occupied by Southern forces three times during the Civil War. The last time ended in the burning of the city in 1864 for refusing to pay ransom of $100,000 in gold. The Chambersburg Heritage Center Located on the square at 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg. Open Monday - Friday 8am 5pm, and Saturday 10am - 2pm. An interpretive center dedicated to over 200 years of Franklin County History. Topics include: Frontier, Architecture, Underground Railroad, Civil War Invasions and Raids, and Transportation. 717/264-7101. Wilson College Chambersburg. One of the nation’s oldest four-year liberal arts colleges for women. In 1982 the college established its Continuing Studies Division to serve both men and women. The 300-acre Wilson campus is open to the public. Chambersburg Volunteer Firemen’s Museum 441 Broad St., in the former quarters of the Cumberland Valley Hose Co. #5. Displays of historic pumpers, uniforms, artifacts, and photographs. Open May-Oct. Fire Prevention Week. Sat. 1-9 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. 717/263-1049 (evenings). The Old Jailhouse 175 E. King St., Chambersburg, at N. Second St. (U.S. 11N). An 1818 jail complex, restored and renovated houses the Kittochtinny Historical Society’s Museum and Library. Hours vary. 717/264-1667. Caledonia State Park Between Chambersburg and Gettysburg, 1,444 acres in Franklin and Adams Co. astride U.S. 30. Golf, swim, picnic, camp or enjoy entertainment at the Totem Pole Playhouse Summer Theatre. Thaddeus Stevens blacksmith shop, c. 1830, now operates as a museum. Historic Round Barn Franklin township between Cashtown and Arendtsville, a short distance N of U.S. 30 W of Gettysburg. Built in 1914 by Noah Sheely, Adams County’s first commercial orchardist. Biglerville N of Gettysburg on Rt. 34. Known for its old general store of yesterday and days gone by. Gettysburg Site of the Battle of Gettysburg. The County Seat of Adams County. Site of Lutheran Theological Seminary founded in 1826, and Gettysburg College established in 1832. Site of the Battle of Gettysburg fought in July 1863 and the Civil War battlefield where President Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address Nov. 19, 1863.

Eisenhower National Historic Site 97 Taneytown Rd., Gettysburg. The only home ever owned by General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie. Originally furnished home, 1887 Pennsylvania bank barn. Tours offered daily, Junior Secret Service program for children 7-12. Admission. Open daily 9-4. 717/338-9114. Cashtown Inn 1325 Old Rt. 30, Cashtown. 1797 stagecoach stop. Confederate headquarters for Battle of Gettysburg. Seen in the movie, Gettysburg. Open Tue.-Sun offering lodging and dining. 717/334-9722. Cumberland County Historical Society and Hamilton Library Association 21 N. Pitt St., Carlisle. Open Mon. 7-9 p.m., Tues.-Fri. 1-4 p.m. 5,500 books and monographs relating to regional history as well as the oldest American-made printing press, Schimmel & Mountz woodcarvings, Jim Thorpe photos and more. Free. Carlisle The County Seat of Cumberland County. Carlisle named for Carlisle, England, was laid out in 1751 following the same pattern of its namesake. Home of three signers of the Declaration of Independence and Carlisle Barracks, second oldest army post in the United States, and Molly Pitcher of Revolutionary War fame. The Neas House 113 W. Chestnut St., Hanover. An elegant Federal-style mansion, circa 1783. One of the first all brick buildings in the town; it once was the home of Hanover’s first Burgess. There are 7 rooms, 2 halls and a kitchen. The home is furnishings are circa 1815, the year the original owner and his wife died. Admission also provides entrance to the Warehime-Myers Mansion. Tours available Sat Noon-3:15. Special tours are available – 717 637 6413 or 717 632 3207. The Warehime-Myers Mansion 305 Baltimore St., Hanover. A Neo-Classic structure, circa 1911. One of Hanover’s twin mansions built by the Hanover Shoe Co. for the co-owners. It has 17 room, 2 large halls, a carriage house and an expansive lawn with a wide variety of trees, identified by ‘common and botanical’ names. It remained in the family until 1996 when J. William Warehime purchased it. He donated it the Hanover Area Historical Society in 2007. The furnishings are eclectic, some from each of the former owners. Admission also provides entrance to the Neas House. Tours available Wed. 10-3:15 & Sat Noon-3:15. Special tours are available – 717 637 6413 or 717 632 3207. The Little Red Schoolhouse On the campus of Shippensburg University. Built in 1865 and moved brick-by-brick to its present site in 1969. Visit by special appt. through the Univ. Alumni Office. 717/477-1218. Strawberry Hill Nature Center 3 mi. W of Fairfield on Mt. Hope Rd. 609 acre non-profit preserve with wildlife, woodlands, ponds, and streams to explore on more than 10 miles of blazed trails. Nature Center open 9-4 Mon. - Fri. Trails open dawn-dusk daily. Free. 717/642-5840. Conococheague Institute Museum and Library Located in the shadows of Whitetail Ski Resort, 1-1/2 miles SW of Rts. 995 & 416. Home of the original Welsh settlement, 1730s, f.f. Scotch-Irish & German settlers. Frontier forts of French & Indian War era. History/genealogy research library, Welsh Barrens Visitor Center, Negley & Davis/Chambers houses, German 4Square garden, early settlers cemetery. Tours available. Open Tues., Wed., Fri., & Sat., 9-4, Sun., 1-4. Other times by appointment. 717-328-3467, email:, website:




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SUGAR BLUE ... 8 pm, Windsor Hall, 39 Baltimore St., Cumberland, MD. Hear one of the premier blues harmonica players of modern times. Admission. 301/689-5605. THE FABULOUS HUBCAPS ... 8 pm, Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA. Oldies and classic rock show band. Admission. 717/ 263-0202. THE COMMODORES ... 8 pm, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg (PA) University. Admission. www.luhrscenter. com. 717/477-SHOW. Fri, Sat, September 24 & 25 ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL ... 8 pm, The Palace Theater, 31 E. Main St., Frostburg, MD. Hosted by the Frostburg Center for Creative Writing. Admission. 301/687-4340. Fri, Sat, Sun, Sept 24, 25 & 26 CIVIL WAR SEMINAR ... Four Points Sheraton, 1123 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA. Lee: An Examination of One of America’s Great Commanders. Seminar with some of the top Robert E. Lee scholars in the country and bus tour on Sat. Call to register or for more info. 717/264-7101. CANALFEST/RAILFEST ... Canal Place Festival Grounds, Cumberland, MD. 13th annual celebration of Cumberland’s transportation heritage. Live music, fireworks, train pull, children’s activities and much more. MOUNTAIN HERITAGE FESTIVAL ... 10 am-6 pm Fri. & Sat., 10 am-5 pm Sun., Sam Michaels Park, Job Corps Rd., Shenandoah Junction, near Harpers Ferry, WV. Bluegrass music, food, and juried craftspeople selling 48 THE Calendar MAGAZINE

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and demonstrating their wares. Admission. info.html. 304/725-2055. See ad on page 28.Saturday September 25 FLEA MARKET ... 8 am-2 pm, Luther Ridge Retirement Community, 2735 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA. Homemade food, children’s activities, entertainment and flea market. 717/762-6621. See ad on page 53. MOUNT AIRY LIONS CLUB YARD SALE AND FLEA MARKET ... 8 am-3 pm, Mount Airy Firemen’s Carnival Grounds, 1008 Twin Arch Rd., Mount Airy, MD. 301/829-2112. APPLE FESTIVAL ... 10 am-4 pm, Piney Run Park, 30 Martz Rd., Sykesville, MD. Vendors, corn husk doll making, wagon rides, face painting, pumpkin painting, cider press and bee keeping demonstrations, games, live music, food and more. 410/795-6043. ART AT THE MILL ... 10 am-4:30 pm, Wallace-Cross Mill, 15759 Cross Mill Rd., Felton, PA. 717/840-7440. MIDDLETOWN HERITAGE FESTIVAL ... 10 am-5 pm, Main St., Middletown, MD. Family street festival that celebrates the past, present and future of the Middletown Valley. Enjoy music, local food and craft vendors, free children’s activities, parade, 18th century encampments, and other historical highlights. www.middletownheritagearea. com. 301/371-6171. MARYLAND MICROBREWERY FESTIVAL ... 11 am-7 pm, Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD. Tasting of Maryland microbrews, entertainment, crafts and food. Admission. www.union 410/848-2288. BIG BAND DANCE ... 6-11 pm, Hagerstown (MD) Regional Airport Terminal. 1940s Big

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1295 Frederick Pike, Littlestown, PA 717-359-7411 Band music. Food and drink available. Admission. 301/733-8717. MSO POPS CONCERT ... 8 pm, Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Broadway stars Hugh Panaro, Christiane Noll and Capathia Jenkins and The Shenandoah Chorus from Shenandoah Conservatory join the MSO for an exciting evening of pop and rock songs. Admission. 301/797-4000. See ad on page 12. DIRECT FROM RENT - ADAM PASCAL & ANTHONY RAPP LIVE! ... 8 pm, Frostburg (MD) State University, Pealer Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center. Pop/rock concert celebrating their individual careers, and story sharing from the ground-breaking musical. 866/849-9237 or 301/687-3137. Sat, Sun, September 25 & 26 LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS ... Gettysburg (PA) National Military Park. 22nd Virginia Battalion programs at Pitzer Woods, 146th New York Zouaves programs at the Pennsylvania Memorial, and 1st Potomac Home Brigade programs at Spangler Spring. 717/334-1124, x8023. FAIRYTALE BREAKFAST: THE SAGA OF B.B. WOLF ... Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, Willowtree Plaza, 5 Willowdale Drive, Frederick, MD. Enjoy an interactive mystery. Admission. www.wayoffbroadway. com. 301/662-6600. PIPPENFEST ... 7 am-5 pm Sat., 9 am-5 pm Sun., Historic Fairfield, PA. Special 30th Anniversary Celebration. Community yard sale, juried crafts, antique tractor show, live music, quilt show, food, children’s activities and more. 717/642-5640See ad on page 2. 2010 HAGERSTOWN FLY-IN ... 8 am-4 pm, Hagerstown (MD) Aircraft Services, 14235 Oak Springs Rd. See EAA Chapter 36, visiting aircraft, Hagerstown Aircraft Services and Hagerstown Aviation Museum aircraft

and exhibits. Food, and free Young Eagle airplane rides for youth. 301/733-8717. MID-ATLANTIC KOI, POND AND GOLDFISH SHOW ... 9 am-5 pm Sat., 10 am-3 pm Sun., Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster, MD. Speakers, labs and door prizes. Admission. 610/865-1163. ARTILLERY PROGRAM ... 10 am-4 pm, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. Learn the role the cannons played in the fort’s history. Firing demonstrations of an 18th century 6-pound cannon. Service fee. 301/842-2155. MITHSBURG STEAM ENGINE & CRAFT SHOW ... 10 am-6 pm Sat., 10 am-5 pm Sun., Smithsburg (MD) Carnival Grounds, behind the fire dept. at 22 N. Main St. Enjoy arts & crafts, flea markets, corn husking, grain thrashing, saw mill, tractors & gas engines, home cooking, steam traction engines and much more. 301/824-1009. Sunday, September 26 APPLE BUTTER MARKET ... 10 am-3 pm, South Branch Park, W. Friendship Rd. and Main St., Sykesville, MD. Farmers market, crafts, live music, children’s activities and food. 410/795-8959. FOUR EASY PIECES ... 2-5 pm, Pen Mar Park, High Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Pen Mar Park Summer Concert Series. Sunday afternoon dance with live music, featuring the very finest of the big band era ballroom music. 240/313-2700. Tuesday, September 28 STEVE CIFALA ... 6:30-7:30 pm, Yankauer Nature Preserve, north of Shepherdstown, WV. Enjoy a free outdoor concert. 304/676-3397. RIOULT ... 7:30 pm, Frostburg (MD) State University, Drama Theatre of the Performing Arts Center. Modern dance. Admission. 866/849-9237 or 301/687-3137. THE Calendar MAGAZINE 49


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Thursday, September 30 GRIM REAPINGS ... 7 pm, Jonathan Hager House & Museum, 110 Key St., Hagerstown (MD) City Park. Learn about early American burial customs and superstitions. Free. 301/739-8393.


Friday, October 1 FIRST FRIDAYS ... Chambersburg, PA. Music by Roca de Poder. Enjoy in-store specials, refreshment, entertainment, artists, kids activities and much more. HAUSER AFTER HOURS ... 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd,. Biglerville, PA. Catering by Sir D’s Catering. Linda Coe & Bob Anderson Band will perform. 717/334-4888. Fri, Sat, October 1 & 2 ANNUAL TWO-DAY YARD SALE AND BAKE SALE ... 7 am-2 pm, St. Benjamin’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 700 Kriders Church Rd., Westminster, MD. Children’s clothing and other items. 410/8488252.

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Saturday, October 2 HARVEST FARM FESTIVAL ... Stoner’s Dairy Farm & Corn Maze, 7678 Oellig Rd., Mercersburg, PA. 717/3283617. See ad on page 13. SHENANDOAH VALLEY BATTLEFIELDS FOUNDATION 10TH ANNIVERSARY GALA ... 5:30-9 pm, Rotunda of the Hall of Valor Museum, New Market Battlefield State Historical Park, New Market, VA. 866/515-1864. COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL CONCERT SERIES ... 8 pm, Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. The Vanaver Caravan. Admission. 410/857-2771. Friday, October 1 FIRST FRIDAYS ... Chambersburg, PA. Music by Roca de Poder. Enjoy in-store specials, refreshment, entertainment, artists, kids activities and much more. HAUSER AFTER HOURS ... 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd,. Biglerville, PA. Catering by Sir D’s Catering. Linda Coe & Bob Anderson Band will perform. 717/334-4888.

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Fri, Sat, October 1 & 2 ANNUAL TWO-DAY YARD SALE AND BAKE SALE ... 7 am-2 pm, St. Benjamin’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 700 Kriders Church Rd., Westminster, MD. Children’s clothing and other items. 410/848-8252. Saturday, October 2 HARVEST FARM FESTIVAL ... Stoner’s Dairy Farm & Corn Maze, 7678 Oellig Rd., Mercersburg, PA. www.StonersDairyFarm. com. 717/328-3617. See ad on page 13. SHENANDOAH VALLEY BATTLEFIELDS FOUNDATION 10TH ANNIVERSARY GALA ... 5:30-9 pm, Rotunda of the Hall of Valor Museum, New Market Battlefield State Historical Park, New Market, VA. 866/515-1864. COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL CONCERT SERIES ... 8 pm, Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. The Vanaver Caravan. Admission. 410/857-2771. Sat, Sun, October 2 & 3 LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS ... Gettysburg (PA) National Military Park. Annual Sharpshooter Weekend. U.S.S.S Berdan’s programs at Pitzer Woods, and Prince Anne Grays, Lee’s Sharpshooters programs at Spangler Spring. 717/3341124, x8023. 46TH ANNUAL NATIONAL APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL ... 8 am-6 pm, South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Rd. (Route 234), Biglerville, PA. 717/677-9413 or 717/334-6274. See ad on page 5. MOUNT AIRY FALL FESTIVAL ... 9 am-5 pm Sat., 10 am-5 pm Sun., Main St., Mount Airy, MD. Artists and crafters, community home show, and entertainment. www.mtairy 301/829-2112. 52 THE Calendar MAGAZINE

38TH ANNUAL CATOCTIN ANTIQUE GAS ENGINE SHOW ... 9 am-5 pm, Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park, 12708 Brandenberg Hollow Road, Myersville, MD. Show will feature antique tractors, hit & miss engines, farm machinery, cars, trucks, a working saw mill, country food, flea markets and craft booths. 301/416-0648 or 301/293-2281. FALL FESTIVAL AT ROSE HILL MANOR PARK ... 10 am-4 pm Sat., 12 noon-4 pm Sun., Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. Children’s old-fashioned toys and games and hands-on crafts. Blacksmith will be at the forge and the carriage museum will be open. $3/Manor house tours, fees for crafts. 301/600-1650. FALL FESTIVAL ... 10 am-4 pm Sat., 12 noon-4 pm Sun., The Frederick County Farm Museum Association of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, MD. Tractor pull Sat. morning, cake auction Sun., kiddie pedal tractor pull, hayrides, farm exhibits, demonstrations, animals, music, food, crafts and more. $1/parking, fee for food and hayrides. The Fall Festival at Rose Hill Manor Park is also taking place. 301/600-1650. FALL HARVEST DAYS ... 10 am-5 pm, Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 South Center St., Westminster, MD. Traditional autumn activities. Enjoy mule and tractor pulled wagon rides, apple butter making, old-time games, artisan demonstrations, live entertainment and more. Admission. 410/ 386-3880. See ad on page 9. Sunday, October 3 MARTINSBURG BIG BAND ... 2-5 pm, Pen Mar Park, High Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Pen Mar Park Summer Concert Series. Sunday afternoon dance with live music, featuring the very finest of the big band era ballroom music. 240/313-2700. DAVID SEDARIS ... 7 pm, Weinberg Center, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. NPR humorist, playwright and best-selling author. Admission. 301/ 600-2828. Fri, Sat, Sun, October 8, 9 & 10 P. BUCKLEY MOSS MUSEUM ... 150 P. Buckley Moss Dr., Waynesboro, VA. Meet the Artist in her home, The Barn. 800/343-8643. See ad on back cover. Sat, Sun, October 9 & 10 46TH ANNUAL NATIONAL APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL ... 8 am-6 pm, South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Rd. (Route 234), Biglerville, PA. 717/677-9413 or 717/334-6274. See ad on page 3.

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Sunday, October 10 CIDER DAY ... 1:30-4:30 pm, Wallace-Cross Mill, 15759 Cross Mill Rd., Felton, PA. 717/840-7440. SPECTRUM ... 2-5 pm, Pen Mar Park, High Rock Rd., Cascade, MD. Pen Mar Park Summer Concert Series. Sunday afternoon dance with live music, featuring the very finest of the big band era ballroom music. 240/313-2700. Fri, Sat, October 15 & 16 72ND ANNUAL LADIES BOARD RUMMAGE SALE ... 9 am-3 pm, Morven Park Equestrian Center, 41793 Tutt Lane, Leesburg, VA. Early bird hour ($5/person) on Fri. at 8 am. 703/7712985. See ad on page 5. Saturday, October 16 2ND ANNUAL TASTE OF THE TOWN ... 6:30-8:30 pm, Waynesboro (PA) Country Club, 11000 Country Club Rd. Local restaurants, caterers, and chefs introduce new and exciting foods. Tickets go on sale Sept. 8 at the Waynesboro Area Chamber of Commerce. $25/person. Limited number of tickets available. 717/762-7123. Sunday, October 31 THE SUN RISES OVER ROTARY DINNER & AUCTION… 4-9pm, Elks Lodge #378, 11063 Robinwood Dr., Hagerstown, MD. Dinner, auction, and costume party. $35 per person. Proceeds to benefit various local charities. Contact Kathy Harple-301-7339560. See ad on page 21. Fri, Sat, Sun, November 5, 6 & 7 HOWARD COUNTY CRAFTS SPECTACULAR ... 9 am-5 pm, Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD. Over 200 crafters. Santa will be in the main building Sat. & Sun., 1-4 pm. Admission. www.atoz 301/271-4432. See ad on page 5. —VR

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Open 7 days Daily 10-5 304.229.0709 144 Runnymeade Rd. Bunker Hill, WV

Fine Antiques & Collectibles • The Areas Largest Collection of Sports Memorabilia • Vintage Costume Jewelry, Linens & Hats • WWII Militaria • Vintage & Collectible Coins • Vintage Furniture & Glassware • Collectible Comic Books & LP Albums • Custom Portrait Artist Michelle Charoensawadsiri 54 THE Calendar MAGAZINE

making it easy to come and enjoy the best countryside views that Berkeley County, West Virginia has to offer...the way it’s meant to be seen. Beautiful Back Creek Valley, located 8 miles off of Interstate I-81, and the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau would like to welcome you to the open meadows, meandering creek, and the big red barn of the Lazy A Campground! The scenery alone allows for the perfect setting to do a little pickin’ of your own, as you sink your teeth into some of the best BBQ in the region and enjoy some real roots music by some of the finest bands in Appalachia…and beyond! ❦Crafts ❦ Quilts ❦Wind Chimes ❦Christmas Room ❦Soft Serve Ice Cream with all the trimmings


in Historic Hedgesville


Pickin’ in the Panhandle offers more than just great food and good music. Heritage artists demonstrate and sell fine, handmade crafts and other activities offers fun activities for kids of all ages and the Beer Garden will be the perfect compliment to a thick, juicy bite of brisket for the grownups! (Must be 21 and have ID to receive a bracelet). For those of you who need a little more than just an afternoon relaxing in the country, the Pickin’ in the Panhandle Festival offers an array of contests and competitions for the BBQ enthusiast and Bluegrass Musician. Professional and Backyard BBQ chefs are invited to participate in the various contests. If you are a musician or just like to do a little porch pickin’ on Saturday afternoon, sign up to compete in our music contests, where you can win cash and prizes. Advanced tickets are already available at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau or online at Tickets in advance are $50 per person for a weekend pass and children 12 and under are free. For complete information or to register for any of the competitions, visit or call the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau at 304-264-8801.

Furniture, Glassware, Collectibles, Linens & Accent Pieces

Open Thu - Sun 210 N. Mary St. on Rt 901 in Historic Hedgesville WV 304-754-6461


Fine arts from over 40 artists ■

Pottery ■ Home & Garden Decor ■ Jewelry ■ Stained Glass ■ Quilted Wall Hangings

North Mountain Arts in Historic Hedgesville 304-754-5727




39th Annual

BOONESBOROUGH DAYS  Shafer Park, Boonsboro, MD

September 11 & 12, 2010 9:00 am to 5:00 pm FREE ADMISSION • Quality Antiques and Collectibles • WWII Living History • Tri-State Astronomers • Civil War Display & Artifacts

• Antique Car Display (Sunday) • Historical Craft Demonstrations • Sunday Morning Worship Service • Master Gardener Plant Clinic

• Over 150 Early American Artisans •

COUNTRY PORCH Creations “A Primitive Country Store”

Fall n Ope House Sept. 10, 11 & 12 Fri & Sat 10am-6pm Sun 12-5pm Refreshments and Door Prizes!

Enjoy Autumn Decorating with these colorful fall choices of:

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Salem Collection • • Pumpkins • Roosters • Treenware

Lights Candles Home decor & Much More!

940 Warm Spring Rd. Chambersburg, PA 17201 Call 717-267-1117

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