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Calendar of Events for MD • VA • PA • WV Sunday, September 18 Places to Dine, Shop, Stay, & Play See ad on page 4 Valley Theatre 150th Anniversary Civil War Commemoration, page 35

31st Annual

PIPPINFEST Historic Fairfield, Pennsylvania Saturday and Sunday September 24th & 25th Saturday is a Community from 7 AM to 5 PM

Yard Sale

Sunday from 9 AM to 5 PM has

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

Come join us for two days of crafts, fun, food and surprises! Visit our website or call 717-642-5640

Log Cabin Getaway! Enjoy the privacy and seclusion of this cozy log cabin nestled into its gentle surroundings of the West Virginia hills.

• AC • BBQ Grill • Sleeps 4 • Full Kitchen • Sheets, Towels • Fire Pit & Quilts • Screened-In • Full Bath Provided Deck • Direct TV Located 5 miles from • DVD Player downtown Berkeley Springs • Pool Table • Washer/Dryer For Reservations Call

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Adams County Apples • Apple Desserts Apple Jellies • Chainsaw Carver • Apple Pie Eating Contests Native American Dancers • Tractor Square Dancing • Antique & Classic Cars Antique Farm Equipment • 300+ Arts & Crafts Vendors • Petting Zoo Hay Rides • Kids Country Barn

Regular 3 hour excursions and selected all-day trips available Classic club and coach seating available Open window coaches and open observation cars Cafe car on train Excursions operation Saturdays and some Sundays, May-September Daily departures in October Charters available See our website for schedule and holiday specials

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48th Catoctin 360 Juried Arts & Crafts COLORFEST at

★ Community Park Frederick Road

★ Activities Grounds

OCT. 8 & 9, 2011

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9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Sat., September 24 8am-2pm

Warren Heritage Society’s 41st Annual

Celebration Day at Luther Ridge Retirement Community 2735 Luther Drive Chambersburg, PA Located 1/2 mile south of Chambersburg Mall on Rt. 997

Festival of Leaves Chester and Main Streets in historic downtown Front Royal, VA

Saturday, October 8, 2011 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. FREE ADMISSION

Entertainment, Children’s Activities, Homemade Food, & Lunch Stand

5k Race & Fun Walk, Parade, Vendors, Live Entertainment, Heritage Square, Children’s Corner Visit the Warren Heritage Society’s Ivy Lodge Museum & Gift Shop and historic homes Balthis House and Belle Boyd Cottage

Flea market, craft and party vendors spaces available for $10 each. Contact Anna at 717-762-6621.

Sponsored by:

King St. Carpet Outlet, Shippensburg Park Ave. Pharmacy, Chambersburg The 1st National Bank of Mercersburg Waynesboro Construction Co. Inc.

For more information visit or call (540) 636-1446

Presented by the Auxiliary to LSS Chambersburg Center

54th Annual

Springs Folk Festival Friday & Saturday, October 7 & 8 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Experience how our forefathers worked and played! Craftsmen at work, Pa. Dutch Food, Music All Day Fun for young and old alike! Located on Rt. 669 in Springs, PA Between Salisbury, PA (US Rt. 219N) & Grantsville, MD (US 40, US I-68 exit 19)

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Shenandoah Valley Area Map ...............................6-7 Valley Theatre ................................8 Directory & Map Key ....................10 Calendar of Events.......................14 WV Maps ....................................16 WV Dining Guide ........................16 WV Points of Interest.....................18 VA Maps .....................................26 VA Points of Interest......................28 Civil War Susquecentennial Commemoration ......................34 PA Maps .....................................36 PA Dining Guide......................... 37 PA Points of Interest ......................38 MD Maps....................................48 MD Dining Guide ........................49 MD Points of Interest ....................50 Published the first of each month. distributed FREE throughout the cumberland and Shenandoah Valley area by the leading businesses who advertise in The VallEY REVUE magazine, and chamber of commerce office, Tourist information centers, State and national Parks, Museums, Military Posts and colleges. 11,072,000 published to date (since 1971). 10,000 copies this issue. For publication info or advertising rates, call The Valley Revue at 301-665-2817. Email: For ’ free’ insertion of calendar of events items, write: The Valley Revue, PO Box 3529, hagerstown, Md 21742, or email Publication deadline is the 5th of each preceding month.

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Capitol Theatre 159 Main St., Chambersburg, PA

717/263-0202 Carlisle Theatre 44 W. High St., Carlisle, PA (717) 263-0202 159 S. Main St. Chambersburg, PA

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

717/263-3900 Cumberland Theatre

Washington Co. Playhouse 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD

101 N. Jackson St., Cumberland, MD

301/759-4990 The Luhrs Center


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

H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center Shippensburg University 1871 Old Main Drive,Shippensburg, PA

540-869-1776 Weinberg Center for the Arts

717/477 SHOW (7469) Maryland Ensemble Theater

301/228-2828 Winchester Little Theatre

31 W. Patrick St. #L1, Frederick, MD

315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, VA

20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD

301/694-4744 Maryland Symphony

540/662-3331 Wonderment Puppet Theatre

13 S. Potomac St.,Hagerstown, MD

301/797-4000 Maryland Theatre

412 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV


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


888/805-7056 or 717/352-2164

Sept. 24

SATURDAY 8:00pm With special guests Alli Mauzey and Julia Murney Join the MSO and Music Director Elizabeth Schulze as two leading Broadway actresses tap into their “diva” within when they perform showstoppers from some of your all-time favorite musicals, including the award-winning, “Wicked”.

204 North George St. Historic Charles Town, WV

City of Angels Sept. 8-11 & 15-18, 2011 Musical Comedy • Two shows in one!

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‘11 One of West Virginia’s Premiere Festivals In the Historic Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia

Celebrating our 32nd Year

October 13 - 16, 2011

Thursday, October 13

Saturday, October 15

Agricultural Tours; Gala Reception and Dinner

Celebrity Sports Breakfast, 5K Apple Trample, Grand Feature Parade, Soroptimist Queen’s Ball

Friday, October 14 Agricultural Tours, Pomona Ladies Brunch, Coronation of Queen Pomona, Queen’s Reception, Friday Night in the Park

Sat. & Sun. October 15 & 16 Fabulous Pancake Breakfast, Two-Day Arts & Crafts Event

For event details and vendor applications, please visit us on the worldwide web at:

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

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Antique Crossroads . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Bunker Hill Antiques Assoc. . . . . . . 62 Kingfish Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 New Oxford Antique Center . . . . . . 45 North Mountain Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Old Glory Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

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Antietam Hagerstown KOA . . . . . . 57 Ole Mink Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Whispering Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

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1st Friday Concert Series . . . . . . . . . 9 1st Friday Downtown Chambersburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Bavarian Inn’s Rathskeller . . . . . . . 4 Capitol Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Maryland Symphony Orchestra . . . . 8 Old Opera House. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

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Annual Fall Tour of Homes . . . . . . . 60 Autumn Arts Festival . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Belle Grove Plantation . . . . . . . . . . 27 Catoctin Colorfest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Celebration Day/Flea Market . . . . . . 5 Creekside Manor Haunted House. . 57 Fall Harvest Days. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Festival of Leaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Howard Co. Craft Spectacular . . . . 59 Ladies Board Rummage Sale. . . . . . 13 Lions Remember/Civil War . . . . . . . 13 Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 National Apple Harvest Festival . . . 3 Octoberfest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Page County Heritage Festival . . . . 29 Pippinfest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Springs Folk Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 The Great Frederick Fair . . . . . . . . 11 Thunder Over the Blue Ridge . . . . . 19 Waynesboro Market Day . . . . . . . . . 43

146 222 355 147 * 50 235 154 Furniture • art 216 Blue Ridge Basketry . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 216 North Mountain Arts . . . . . . . . . . . 63 * P. Buckley Moss Museum. . . . . . . . . 64 202 Queen St. Gallery/WV Glass . . . . . . 61

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Now Open All Year Miller’s Farmstead will now charm you with fresh ideas to accessorize any home — including a wide selection of home decor, jewelry, Root candles, flags, mailbox covers, gifts and gourmet dip mixes.

Beautiful Home Furnishing, Everyday Decor Visit us online at


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Country Time Treasures . . . . . . . . . 13 The Drying Shed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 From The Heart Gifts . . . . . . . . . . . 43 The Gift Enclosure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Lehmans Mill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Miller’s Farmstead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Nature Niche . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Persnickity Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Sweet Myrtle Fine Gifts . . . . . . . . . 42 Violets & More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

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Bavarian Inn & Lodge . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Cottage Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Cider Mill House B&B . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Hampton Inn, Hagerstown . . . . . . . 56 Sleepy Creek Mountain Inn . . . . . . 21 The Woods Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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The Bath House Day Spa . . . . . . . . 21 Berkeley Co. Historical Society . . . . 60 Jefferson Co. CVB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33 Martinsburg CVB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-63 Mountain Trail Rides. . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Potomac Eagle Train Rides . . . . . . . 3 Seneca Caverns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle . . . . 22 Wilson’s Wild Animal Park . . . . . . . 27 The Woods Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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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. A DAY FOR DIVAS … Gettysburg, PA. All-inclusive day for shopping, wining and dining and being pampered. Experience brought to you by Pages of the Past, The Ragged Edge, True Friends Boutique, Pages of the Past, McClellan’s Tavern, Spirited Ladies Shoppe, and the Adams County Winery. Participants receive a specially designed Diva Day bag filled with goodies. Program offered daily with the exception of Tuesdays. $35/person. Contact or 717/334-0572. YEAR ROUND VOLKSWALK … 9 am-5 pm, Meet at McDonald’s, 1706 Ridgeside Dr., Mt. Airy, MD. Walk on the 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 BERKELEY SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET …10 am-2 pm, Rt. 522 and Fairfax St., downtown Berkeley Springs, WV. Local produce, plants, flowers, dairy, eggs, heirloom vegetables, native perennials, hard to find herbs, baked goods, jams, and more. Producer only market. Every Sun. April thru Nov. PEN MAR PARK CONCERT SERIES … 2-5 pm, Pen Mar Park, 14600 PenMar/High Rock Rd.,

Cascade, MD. Concert series with ballroom dance music. 240/313-2700, x711. BLUES IN THE ATTIC ... 3-6:30 pm, Blondie’s Rouzerdome, 11737 Old Route 16 Street, Rouzerville, PA. Blues jam session. Bring your instrument. No cover charge. Every Sunday thru Dec. 18, 2011. 717/762-9030. KARAOKE ... 9:30 pm-1:30 am, Dilly’s, 692 Lincoln Way, Chambersburg, PA. Karaoke, DJ Wayne, trivia and more. 717/263-8986. ... 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 SWEET ADELINES CHORUS ... 7 pm, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, PA. Women of all ages are invited to sample 4part 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 Tuesday WESTMINSTER ANTIQUE MALL FARMERS MARKET … 3:30-6:30 pm, Westminster Antique Mall, 433 Hahn Rd, Westminster, MD. Producer only fruits, vegetables, breads, flowers, meats & more. 443/536-3581.

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JAY & JOE’S ACOUSTIC PICKIN PARTY ... 6-8 pm, Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, MD. Local musicians play acoustic rock, blues & folk music. Bring your instrument and join in. 301/790-5040. 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. 304/2674796. MUSIC IN THE CEDARS CONCERT SERIES … 6:30-7:30 pm, Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s Yankauer Nature Preserve, Whitings Neck Rd., Martinsburg, WV. Free. 304/676-3397. RESTAURANT APPRECIATION NIGHT ... 10 pm-1 am, Legends on the Square, 43 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. People in the restaurant business are invited to come in for great food and drink at a discount. 240/625-9491. ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC NIGHT AT DANTE’S … 10 pm-2 am, Dante’s, 16 W. Main St., Frostburg, MD. Local musicians and writers showcase their talents. 301/639-1734. ... every Wednesday MT AIRY MAIN ST FARMERS MARKET … 3:30-6:30 pm, Mt Airy Municipal Parking Lot, Corner of Center and Main St, Mt Airy, MD. Fresh produce, baked goods, honey, eggs, crafts & entertainment. 410/829-1983. WEDNESDAYS OF ART WITH BEN … 5:306:30 pm, Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Artist R. Benjamin Jones will lead conversations about art, music, literature and philosophy while relating these topics to his paintings. Every Wed. in September. $10/person for single session; $30/person for all four sessions. 301/739-5727. HAGERSTOWN TOASTMASTERS CLUB ... 7-8 pm, Hagerstown WMCA 1100 Eastern Blvd., Hagerstown, MD. Need to brush up on your public speaking skills in a fun, non-judgmental and encouraging environment? We meet every 2nd & 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 Co., 200Year-Old Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House docent-led tours. Other tours may be arranged by calling the Society at 410/848-6494. ... every Thursday MARKET FAIRE … 11 am-3 pm, Elizabeth Hager Lot, located between the M&T Bank and Convention and Visitor’s Bureau on N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Support your local farmers and other vendors while taking advantage of fresh produce, baked goods, sweet treats and other floral arrangements! 301/739-8577 x190. THIRSTY THURSDAYS … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd., Biglerville, PA. Features “happy hour” style food, wine, specials,

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Autumn Arts Festival

September 17 & 18 10am-5pm Saturday & Sunday

Hagerstown City Park Activities at Hager House, Museum of Fine Arts, Mansion House Art Gallery & Railroad Museum

Arts & Crafts ❦ Music & Entertainment Living History ❦ Hay Wagon Rides Hager House Tours (nominal fee) Prize Basket Drawing ❦ Children’s Art Activities ❦ Facepainting & Balloon Sculpting ❦ Thomas the Trackless Train Ride , Pony Ride & Petting Zoo Come enjoy a weekend of

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We’ve Moved! Please make note of our new address & phone: PO Box 3529, Hagerstown, MD 21742 • 301-665-2817 nearby farms. Sample our “made from scratch” soups, sandwiches and desserts. Absolutely no preservatives or artificial ingredients. Vegetarian/ vegan menus. Fresh gourmet food at reasonable prices. Organic teas and coffee. Open Mon.–Sat. 304/ 2629978. See ad on page 62. 216

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 ingredi-

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CLUBHOUSE GRILLE AT THE WOODS GOLF COURSE, Between Martinsburg & Berkeley Springs (E-4). Open 7 days a week. Breakfast and casual dining, with beautiful golf course views! Musical entertainment in the Pub on Saturday nights: See calendar listings for details. 304/7543482. See ad on this page.

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Bavarian Inn & Lodge SHEPHERDSTOWN

Luxury Accommodations • Fine German Cuisine BREAKFAST • LUNCH • DINNER For Dining or Lodging Reservations please call 304/876-2551 See our large ad on page 4

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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.”

Old Opera House 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

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.

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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. ß

Events in Berkeley Springs: BERKELEY SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET every Sunday 10am-2pm on Fairfax Street. 304-258-8400 ART IN THE PARK. Sunday, Sept. 4, . Berkeley Springs State Park.

History is alive and well in Berkeley Springs, the country’s first spa, part of daily life for both residents and visitors. 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 renowned English spa. Yet the magic of

LABOR DAY CELEBRATIONS Sept. 3, 4 pm, South Morgan Festival, South Morgan Fire Hall. Music, food, auction Sept. 3,. 12:30-6pm, Homecoming, Cacapon State Park, 800-225-5982 Games, food, music, silent auction, swimming and boating free. 2011 FALL BIRDING FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 16, 17 & 18, 2011 Festival Headquarters: The Country Inn of Berkeley Springs. Featured Guests: Sharon Stiteler Writer and national presenter will get the festival off on an energetic pace. Her blog has been recognized in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and on NBC Nightly News. Her writing has appeared in WildBird, Outdoor News, & Birding Business. Marcy Heacker, Forensic Ornithologist at the fabulous Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC will

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... every Friday BLUEGRASS JAMS ... 7 pm, Beck & Benedict Hardware, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, PA. $4/person. 717/762-4711. OPEN MIC NIGHT ... 9 pm-12 midnight, Legends on the Square, 43 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. 240/625-9491. DANCE PARTY W/ DJ … 9:30 pm-1:30 am, Dilly’s, 692 Lincoln Way, Chambersburg, PA. Come enjoy karaoke, DJ Eliseo, trivia and more. 717/263-8986. … every Fri and Sat “DAMN YANKEES” … 6 pm Fri. and Sat., 1 pm Sun. matinee Sept. 19, Oct. 3 & 17, Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. American baseball fantasy with singing, dancing, comedy and drama. Admission. Show runs Sept. 3 thru Oct. 23. 301/739-7469. ... every Saturday HAGERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET ... 5 am12 noon, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD. Home cooked breakfast or lunch, farm produce, meats, poultry, eggs, flowers, local handmade crafts, and much more. 301/739-8577, x183. DOWNTOWN WESTMINSTER FARMERS MARKET … 8 am-12 noon, Conaway Parking Lot, Railroad Ave (Rt. 27) & Emerald Hill Lane. Westminster, MD. A producers only market of farm fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, cheeses, baked goods, jams, jellies & plants. 410/848-5294. HAMPSTEAD FARMERS MARKET … 8 am-12 noon, Hampstead Fire Dept. Grounds, 1341 North Main St, Hampstead, MD. Featuring local farmers and their fresh, seasonal produce and home made offerings. 410/239-8110. WAYNESBORO FARMERS MARKET … 9 am12 noon, Center Square, Waynesboro, Pa. Local produce, baked goods, and more. Room for more


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vendors. 717/762-0397. SATURDAY MORNING YOUTH PROGRAMS ... 10-11:30 am, Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Free art classes for ages 6-13. Monthly registration required. www.WCMFA. org. 301/739-5727. CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS … 7:30 pm, Cunningham Falls State Park, Houck Area, Catoctin Hollow Rd., Thurmont, MD. Topics will range from campfire cooking, natural history, environmental conservation and live animal presentations. Service charge for entry into the campground. Program runs thru Sept. 17. us/publiclands/western/CunninghamFalls.html. 301/271-7574. KARAOKE … 9 pm-12 am, Tony’s New York Pizza, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave, Hagerstown, MD. Come enjoy karaoke, DJ, trivia and more. 301/739-8669. DANCE PARTY WITH DJ … 9:30 pm-1:30 am, Dilly’s, 692 Lincoln Way, Chambersburg, PA. Karaoke, DJ Wayne, trivia and more. 717/2638986. ... every Sat and Sun WARREN COUNTY FAIR FLEA MARKET ... 9 am-5 pm, Warren Co. Fairgrounds, Front Royal, VA. Collectibles, jewelry, antiques, sports memorabilia, new & used furniture, and much more. 540/635-5827.

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Seneca Rocks This must-see, 900foot 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.






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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.





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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. 304/456-4300, 800/CALLWVA. Mountain Trail Rides Freeland Road in Canaan Valley, WV. Year-round guided horseback rides on gorgeous trails with spectacular scenery. Short rides from 1-2 hours plus all day rides available, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open daily from May thru October. New for the kids: Petting Zoo, Gemstone Mining, Adventure Cave. Day Care for little ones while you ride! Reservations strongly suggested. Fees based on ride length. 304/8664652. Visit See ad above.

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Seneca Caverns Located in Riverton WV, a part of the scenic Germany Valley area. Seneca Caverns first opened its doors in 1928 making it the first show cave in WV. The first tours were done by lantern and it was not until 1930 that lights were installed. A second cave is also on the property, called The Stratosphere Cave it was only partially developed and has no electricity but daily tours are still run through there if you feel adventurous. Guided tours leaving every 30 minutes, specialty tours include Wild Cave tours, photo tours, and science tours for schools and groups. Full service restaurant, gemstone mining, mini golf and picnic areas. 800/2397647. See ad at left.. 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.

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STONERS DAIRY FARM AND CORN MAZE … 10 am-5 pm Sat., 12 noon-5 pm Sun., Stoner’s Dairy Farm, 7678 Oellig Rd., Mercersburg, PA. Patriotic-themed maze, petting zoo and play area, hayride and more. $5/person for visitors 3 feet and up. 717/328-3617. “THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER” … 12 noon & 2 pm, Wonderment Puppet Theater, 412 W. King St., Martinsburg. Every Sat. & Sun. thru Oct. 30. $4.50/person, free/children under age 2. 304/258-4074. … continuing thru September 4 79TH ANNUAL CUMBERLAND VALLEY ARTISTS EXHIBITION … 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Annual juried exhibition by artists from the region and beyond. 301/739-5727. DOCTORS’ ART IN ALLEGANY COUNTY … 1-4 pm Fri.-Sun., The Gilchrist Gallery, 104 Washington St., Cumberland, MD. Featuring paintings, photography, and woodturning. … continuing thru September 5 STEAM ENGINE SHOW … Williams Grove Steam Engine Show Grounds, Williams Grove Rd., Williams Grove, PA. Steam traction engines, old PRR steam train, antique tractors, working sawmill, model train exhibit, food and flea market stands. Consignment sale Sept. 3, 8 a.m. Admission. 717/766-4001. … continuing thru September 15 TEACHER DISCOUNT AT NATURE NICHE … 10 am-5 pm, 50 N. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, WV. Teachers receive a discount at our backyard nature store when they identify themselves as teachers with funny “teachable moment” stories. 304/258-0992. See ad on page 21. … continuing thru September 18 MAKING PICTURES: A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION … 9 am-5 pm Tues.Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Works of art by R. Benjamin Jones. 301/739-5727. … continuing thru September 23 MINIATURE ART 2011 ACCEPTING ENTRIES … Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA. The Cham-

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Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center 1400 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. 1:005:00, 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.

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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 May-Oct. 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 - Mid-March 10-4. Admission. 540/332-7850.

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42nd PAGE COUNTY HERITAGE FESTIVAL PAGE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS Rain or LURAY, VA Shine OCTOBER 8 & 9, 2011 ■ 10am-5pm 540-743-3915 ■ Live Entertainment ■ Antique Tractor & Engine Show ■ Children’s Activities ■ Over 200 Crafters ■ Homemade Food ■ Historic Book Sale Admission Charge

bersburg Council for the Arts will be accepting miniature art for the exhibition to be held November 4-January 6. Entry fee (for 1-4 works) is $20; additional $15 charged for return shipping. For entry form call 717/264-6883, email or download from … continuing thru September 24 “STEEL MAGNOLIAS” … 8 pm Thurs., Fri. & Sat., 2:30 pm Wed., Sat. & Sun., Wayside Theatre, 7853 Main St., Middletown, VA. $10 to $30. 540/869-1776. … continuing thru October 1 9TH ANNUAL MEMBERS SHOW … 10 am-4 pm Mon.-Wed. and Fri., 10 am-8 pm Thurs., 10 am-4 pm Sat., Carroll Arts Center, Tevis Gallery, Community Gallery, and second floor halls, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. Show will feature a wide range of styles and mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts. Free and open to the public. 410/8487272. … continuing thru December WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOUNDERS EXHIBIT … 1-4 pm Wed.-Fri., Miller House Museum, 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, MD. Visitors should call before coming to make sure staff or volunteers are available to conduct tours. $5/adults, $3/seniors and students, free/children 14 and under. 301/797-8782. … continuing thru December 1 SOUTH MOUNTAIN CREAMERY TOURS … 10 am-3:45 pm Mon.-Fri., weather permitting, 8305 Bolivar Rd., Middletown, MD. Children under 3 are free, but do not count in the 10-person minimum. $7.50/person, includes tour, goodie bag and a single scoop ice cream cone. 240/347-1076. … continuing thru January 14 ART EXHIBIT … The Blue Parrot Bistro, 35 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA. The drawings of Gettysburg artist Nanette Hatzes. Meet-the-artist reception Sept. 2, 58 pm. 717/398-2396. Thursday, September 1 BOTANY FOR GARDENERS … 10 am-12 noon, Blandy Experimental Farm, State Arboretum of VA, 400 Blandy Farm Lane, Boyce, VA. Hands-on workshop to examine plant structure, growth, and reproduction

www. va l leyrev ue . co m in our quest to grow healthy specimens. Designed for all gardeners. $8, FOSA members; $10, nonmembers. blandy. 540/837-1758. HOMESCHOOL EXCLUSIVE DAY … 10 am-3 pm, The Rose Hill Manor House, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick. Take a self-guided tour and use modern day GPS technology to explore the Rose Hill property and discover how the past has influenced the present. $4/person. Children under 3 are free. 301/600-1650. Thurs-Sun, September 1, 3 & 4 THE AMAZING ADVENTURE … 7:30 & 9 pm Thurs. & Sat., 2:30 pm Sun., The New Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore St., Cumberland, MD. Old- fashioned Cary Grant movie with romance and comedy. $5/person. 301/722-4692. Thursday, September 1 thru 5 HAGERSTOWN SUNS HOME GAMES … 7:05 pm Thurs.-Sun., 2:05 pm Mon., Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. Lakewood BlueClaws. Admission. Check website for full schedule. 301/791-6266. Friday, September 2 FIRST FRIDAY FUN … 9:30-10:30 am, The Children’s Museum at Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick. “The Red Barn.” Story, craft and program. For ages 3 and up. Pre-registration recommended. $4. 301/600-1650. FREE FIRST FRIDAY … 5-7:30 pm, Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, 54 S. Loudoun St., Winchester. Explore the Museum free of charge. Come use your imagination. 540/722-2020. FIRST FRIDAY IN DOWNTOWN CHAMBERSBURG … 5-8 pm, Chambersburg, PA. In-store specials, refreshments, artists, kids activities, musical entertainment, extended hours at shops and restaurants and more. 717/261-0072. See ad on page 41. sep temb er 2011




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FIRST FRIDAY GREENCASTLE … 5-8 pm, downtown Greencastle, PA. Local artists, great food, and great shopping with specials and extended hours at shops and restaurants. “Indigo Rise” band will provide entertainment on the square. 717/ 597-4610. FIRST FRIDAY … 6-8 pm, Pages of the Past, 10 York St, Gettysburg, PA. Refreshments. Free. 717/334-0572. FIRST FRIDAY ARTIST RECEPTION … 68 pm, Hauser Wine Tasting Shop, 17 on the Square, Gettysburg, PA. Melinda Hutton Photography. www.Melindahuttonphotos. com. 717/334-3888. HAUSER AFTER HOURS … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. Food will be catered by Ingram’s Catering. Robbing Noll will be performing. 717/3344888. SHEPHERDSTOWN FILM SOCIETY 2011 SERIES … 7 pm, Reynolds Hall, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV. “My Life as a Dog.” Rated PG-13. Free, discussion follows. 304/876-1831. 1ST FRIDAY CONCERT SERIES … 7-9 pm, N. Charles Town St., between Washington & Liberty. Performance by Push to Start. Free. Concert series runs thru Oct. Bring lawn chairs & blankets. Rain location is Ranson Civic Center. 304/7243862. See ad page 9. FIRST FRIDAY COFFEEHOUSE … 7:30 pm doors open and sign up, Trinity Church Orchard House, 4599 Shepherdstown Rd., Shepherdstown, WV. Big Open Mic night. $5-$10 donation requested. Call Steve Warner for more information. 304/6764422 or 304/876-2915. Fri, Sat, September 2 & 3 FALL OPEN HOUSE … 10 am-8 pm Fri., 10 am-4 pm Sat., Sweet Myrtle, 35 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, PA. Fine gifts and interiors. 717/597-4080. See ad on page 42. Fri, Sat, Sun, September 2, 3 & 4 THE 39 STEPS … Winchester Little Theatre, 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, VA. Adapted by Patrick Barlow. www.wltonline. org. 540/662-3331. Fri-Mon September 2, 3, 4, & 5 77TH ANNUAL QUINCY PA OX ROAST ... Quincy Community Center, 4 miles N. of Waynesboro, PA on Rt 997. Games, food,

free parking, free entertainment, 2 car shows, yard sale and more! 717/749-5014. Saturday, September 3 WESTERN MARYLAND TRACTOR PULLERS PULL … Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD. 240/3132807. IRON FURNACE’S 175TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION … Iron Furnace Park, Main St., Lonaconing, MD. Street fair, entertainment, artist market, kid zone, 6-hour folk music festival, history exhibition and more. 301/463-6233. CARROLL COUNTY FARMERS MARKET … 8 am-1 pm, Carroll County Agriculture Center Upper Buildings, 706 Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster, MD. www.carrollcountyagcenter. com. 410/848-6704. MCCLAIN CELTIC FESTIVAL … 9 am-5 pm, Two Mile House, 1189 Walnut Bottom Rd., Carlisle, PA. Irish & Scottish dancers, Highland athletics, Border Collie demos, Lochiele Emerald Society Pipe Band and more. 717/249-7610. MAUGANSVILLE PRIDE DAY … 9 am-5 pm, Maugansville Community Park, Maugansville, MD. Community picnic with homemade food, crafts and entertainment. 301/739-6742. FIRST SATURDAY EVENT … 10 am-4 pm, South Queen St., Martinsburg. Vendors, crafters, music, and fun activities for children. 304/262-4200. TRACK CAR/MUSEUM DAY … 11 am-2 pm, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD. Regular fare buys all day passes on the train and on track cars. Enjoy train videos in the museum. 301/898-0899. ART AT THE WINERY … 11 am-6 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. The Adams County Arts Council will be hosting an open-air art show, classes and sale featuring area artists. Classes listed at arts_learning_center/fall_11.htm. A TASTE OF YESTERDAY … 12 noon-2 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Open-hearth cooking demonstration. See the typical tools used in a 19th century kitchen and sample the food cooked. 540/592-3556. GOLDEN GEARS CLUB CAR SHOW … 12 noon-8 pm, Everedy Square and Shab Row, 125 N. East St., Frederick. Eclectic car show, music and free trolley rides from 5:30-8:30 p.m. 301/6624140.

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GUIDED DRIVING TOUR OF CEDAR CREEK BATTLEFIELD … 1 pm, 8437 Valley Pike, Middletown, VA. Free 2-hour, 13mile guided tour follows the major events of the battle, from south to north, and includes stops at key landmarks. 540/868-9176. CREATIVE OUTLET: AUSTRALIA – ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD … 35 pm, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Young people and their families engage in art activities that focus on a different culture or region each month. $1 per activity. All ages welcome. 301/698-0656. 7TH ANNUAL POTOMAC STREET MILE RACE … 3-9 pm, W. Potomac St., Brunswick, MD. Fun run for adults and children. Celebration afterwards in Square Corner Park. 301/834-5591. ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK … 5-9 pm, downtown Frederick. First Saturday event. Come celebrate the music, the clothes and the culture of the 1950s. Event features live music, a dance contest, 50s themed celebrities and more. 301/698-8118. U.S. MARINE BAND “FREE COUNTRY” … 6 pm, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Camp Hill, Mather Training Center grounds, off U.S. 340, Harpers Ferry, WV. Free concert. 304/5356029. CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS … 6-7 pm and 910 pm, Catoctin Mountain Park, Owens Creek Campground, 15882 Foxville-Deerfield Rd., Sabillasville, MD. Programs are ranger’s choice and can cover themes of history, nature, or just plain fun. Early programs at 6 p.m. are appropriate for younger children. Free. 301/6639388. HAUSER AFTER HOURS … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. Food will be catered by Fabio Carella Catering. Skyla Burrell will be performing. 717/3344888. FREE MOVIE NIGHT … 7 pm, Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. Come and enjoy a movie, free popcorn and soda in a safe, family-friendly environment. 301/791-1674. LIVE MUSIC AT THE CLUBHOUSE GRILLE … 8 pm, The Woods Resort’s Clubhouse Grille, (located at the golf course), Mountain Lake Rd, Hedgesville, WV. Music 34 SEP TEMB ER 2 0 1 1

by Arnold Smith. 304/754-7977. See ad on page 17. Sat, Sun, September 3 and 4 SWAP MEET … 8 am-3 pm, Gateway Gallery Auction parking lot, 643 Kriner Rd., Chambersburg, PA. A great place to buy, sell or trade! Antiques, collectibles, vintage, trendy and just plain stuff. Rain or shine. 717/263-6512. INTERSTATE COIN SHOW … 10 am-5 pm Sat., 10 am-4 pm Sun., Venice Ballroom, Hagerstown. Buying, selling, trading of coins, currency, stamps, and sports cards. 301/739-5414. ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD – BEFORE THE STORM … 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm Sat., 11 am and 1 pm Sun., Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD. Living history interpretive programs at various locations on the battlefield. “EYES OF THE ARMY: THE CALVARY FACTOR” … 11 am-4 pm, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Lower town, off U.S. 340, Harpers Ferry, WV. Mmembers of the 2nd US Calvary demonstrate the speed and might of horse and soldier. hafe. 304/535-6029. September 3 and 17 DINNER TRAINS … 6 pm, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD. Delicious four-course dinner served on fine china in our beautiful 1920s dining car. Reservations required. Railroad also operates regular trains on weekends at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. 301/8980899. September 3 to October 30 CORN MAZE 2011 … 5-10 pm Fri., 12 noon10 pm Sat., 12 noon-5 pm Sun., 12 noon-6 pm Labor Day, Celebration Farm, 17638 Garden View Rd., Hagerstown. 8-acre corn maze and pick-your-own pumpkin patch. Moonlight mazes Fri. & Sat. nights. 301/393-4377. Sunday, September 4 BROOD DOG RAMBLE … Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD. 240/3132807. 5K/10K TRAIL WALK/RUN AT THORPEWOOD … 8-10 am, Thorpewood, 12805A Mink Farm Rd., Thurmont, MD. Annual fundraising event for Thorpewood. 301/2712823. HAYFOOT, STRAWFOOT AND MEET THE ZOUAVE … 8 am-6:30 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Learn about the daily life of a Confederate Infantryman and a Union Zouave soldier as costumed interpreters visit various locations throughout the park. www.virginiastateparks. gov. 540/592-3556. THE VALLEY REVUE C A L EN DA R MAGA Z IN E


Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the American Civil War

Civil War Medicine

Winslow Homer's Famous 1862 Drawing of a Civil War Surgeon at Work in the Field

from Civil War Harper's Weekly, July 12, 1862 he state of medical knowledge at the time of the Civil War was extremely primitive. Doctors did not understand infection, and did little to prevent it. It was a time before antiseptics, and a time when there was no attempt to maintain sterility during surgery. No antibiotics were available, and minor wounds could easily become infected, and hence fatal. While the typical soldier was at very high risk of being shot and killed in combat, he faced an even greater risk of dying from disease. Twice as many men died of disease than of gunshot wounds in the Civil War. Dysentery, measles, small pox, pneumonia, and malaria were the soldier's greatest enemy. The overall poor hygiene in camp, the lack of adequate sanitation facilities, the cold and lack of shelter and suitable clothing, the poor quality of food and water, and the crowded condition of the camps made the typical camp a literal breeding ground for disease. Conditions, and resulting disease, were even worse for Civil War prisoners, who were held in the most miserable of conditions. In order to try and curb these appalling conditions in camp, and the resulting rampant disease, the Sanitary Commission was formed. The Sanitary Commission tried to educate the army on proper sanitation techniques to help stem the spread of disease. The sanitary commission report issued in 1861 was widely disseminated, and included many guidelines to improve sanitation and reduce disease.


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While soldiers were at risk of disease, they also faced great peril in battle. The Civil War was a very bloody affair. More men were killed in the Civil War than in all previous American Wars Combined! More men died at the Battle of Antietam than any other day in American History. The casualties at Antietam were twice the casualties suffered at D-Day. Part of the reason for these horrific casualty statistics is that the Civil War was the first American War in which Rifled barrels were extensively used. The rifled barrel significantly increased the range at which you could accurately hit a target. Despite this fact, the armies (the Union Army in particular) continued to use Napoleonic battle tactics. These tactics would send large forces of infantry against entrenched opponents. When an entrenched opponent was armed with smoothbore muskets, these Napoleonic tactics could work. The relative inaccuracy of the smoothbore muskets gave the advancing infantry a fair shot at actually reaching the enemies’ trenches, and then engaging in hand-to-hand combat. The pinpoint accuracy of the new rifled muskets, however, would allow the entrenched combatants to begin to thin the ranks of the advancing infantry at a very great range, and effectively decimate them before they could reach the entrenchments. The failure of the commanders to realize this fact, combined with similar advances in artillery, led to untold casualties and carnage in the war. SEP TEMB ER 2 0 1 1




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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.

HOFBRAUHAUS RESTAURANT, Abbottstown (H-2). German-American cuisine. Open Mon. 11-9, Tue.-Thur. 112:30 & 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.




& Waynesboro, PA (F-3). 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. Homemade wholesome-

ness. 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 2. 100

ON WHAT GROUNDS, Chambersburg, PA (F-2). Offering a diverse selection of coffees and quaint atmosphere. Mon.-Fri. 7am-5pm, Sat. 8am1pm. See ad on page 41.

Hofbrauhaus U.S. 30 Abbottstown, PA 17301 Tel. 717-259-9641 “Our Wurst Is Our Best”

Gute Deutsche Kueche Mon 11-9, Tue-Thur 11-2:30 & 5-9, Fri & Sat 11-9:30, Sun 12-7:30 Credit Cards Accepted

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

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

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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 one-mile intervals, with every fifth mile marked by a Crown-Stone. 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 SnowHill 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

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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.

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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: SEP TEMB ER 2011




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GEOCACHING 101, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. 10 am-12 noon. Learn to use the GPS to engage in geo-caching that’s fun for the whole family. Program includes a ranger-led hike to find caches in the park. $3, person; $8, family. Fee includes use of park GPS units. 540/592-3556. CARILLON CONCERT … 12 noon, Baker Park, Carillon Tower, Frederick. Free. 301/600-2888 or 800/999-3613. HAUSER VIP EVENT … 1-4 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. 717/334-4888. OLD TYME GOSPEL CONCERT … 1-4 pm, Red Run Park bandshell, Rouzerville, PA. 717/762-3128. THE MOUNTAIN JAMBOREE … 3-8:30 pm, Massanutten Resort, 1822 Resort Dr., McGaheysville, VA. Music, children’s activities, beer garden, and food. $15 per person presale; $20 per person day of event; ages 10 and younger admitted free. 540/289-9441. Monday, September 5 OLDE TYME TOYS AND GAMES … 11 am, Sky Meadows State Park, Mount Bleak House, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Play with some 19th century toys. For all ages. 540/592-3556. CRUMLAND FARMS REST FEST MUSIC AND ART FESTIVAL … 11 am-10 pm, 7612 Willow Rd., Frederick, MD. Blind Melon, Pat McGee Band, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Amish Outlaws, Telesma, Knolly Moles, Jah Works, Golden Butter Band, Frederick Rock School, Lucy, Old Indian, Reid Schoenfelder and more. Fireworks. www.crumland. com. 877/3327292, x11. 240/566-5653. “WHAT’S MY WATERSHED?” … 1 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Mount Bleak House, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Learn how to be a better steward of our most precious natural resource. 540/592-3556. Wednesday, September 7 HAUSER LADIES NIGHT … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. Come check out the newest offerings from many vendors, get your nails done and zumba the night away. 717/334-4888.

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Thurs-Sun, September 8, 10 & 11 THE ADMIRAL WAS A LADY … 7:30 & 9:15 pm Thurs. & Sat., 2:30 pm Sun., The New Embassy Theater, 49 Baltimore St., Cumberland, MD. 1950s laugh-out-loud movie. $5/person; $4/discounted veterans price. 301/722-4692. Thursday, September 8 thru 11 CITY OF ANGELS … 8 pm Thurs.-Sat., 2:30 pm Sun., The Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, WV. Musical comedy/drama set in the 1940s. $8-$17/person. 304/725-4420 or 888/900-SHOW. Thurs, September 8 thru 11, 15 & 17 THE 39 STEPS … Winchester Little Theatre, 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, VA. Adapted by Patrick Barlow. 540/662-3331. Thurs, September 8 thru Oct 2 “WHY TORTURE IS WRONG AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM” … Maryland Ensemble Theater, 31 W. Patrick St., #L1, Frederick, MD. www.marylandensemble. org. 301/694-4744. Friday, September 9 “LIFE AS A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER” … 12 noon-1 pm, Washington Monument State Park, Fort Necessity Pavilion, 6620 Zittlestown Rd., Middletown, MD. Kick off of the 149th Anniversary of the Battle of South Mountain. See what a soldier would have worn, eaten and carried on a daily basis. $2$3 per car. 301/4328065. EVENING RECEPTION … 5 pm, Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. The Wyeth Family Artists. Be the first to see the remarkable exhibition. Enjoy a relaxed evening reception and meet many of the artists. Call to reserve your ticket. $15/Museum members; $20/non-members. 301/7395727. KITTY KARAOKE … 5:30-8:30 pm, Norlo Park, Fayetteville, PA. Open karaoke from 5:30-7 pm and karaoke contest from 7-8:15 pm. Free and open to the public. Donations to Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter appreciated. Karaoke contest is open on a first come, first sign-up basis with donation of $10. Limit of 25 entrants. Prizes awarded. 717/263-6512. LIGHT THE CREEK … 6-9 pm, Carroll Creek Linear Park, Frederick. Concert and fundraiser for nonprofit organizations. Luminaries will light Carroll Creek for the night. $5 admission; ages 17 and younger admitted free. 301/600-2844. HAUSER AFTER HOURS … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd,

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Biglerville, PA. Food will be catered by Chef Exclusives Catering. Motown Sounds will be performing. 717/334-4888. BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS … 8 pm, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. Admission. 717/477-1123, x3297. Fri, Sat, Sun, September 9, 10 & 11 PICKIN’ IN THE PANHANDLE: WEST VIRGINIA STATE BBQ AND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL … Lazy A Campground, 317 Kathy’s Lane, Hedgesville, WV. Bluegrass, roots music, arts and crafts, BBQ and more. $40, adult 3-day pass in advance; $50, adult 3-day pass; $25, adult 1-day pass; free, children 12 and under. $25 per night camping spots. 304/2648801. See ad on page 61. FALL HARVEST EVENT … 10 am-5 pm Fri. & Sat., 12 noon-4 pm Sun., Lehmans Mill, 19935 Lehmans Mill Rd., Hagerstown, MD. Fall sale. Get ideas for your fall decorating. See ad on page 64. STEAM SHOW DAYS … 12 noon-5 pm, Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center 42 S EP TEMB ER 2011

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WOODMONT OPEN HOUSE … 10 am-3 pm, Fort Frederick State Park, Woodmont Lodge, 11761 Woodmont Rd., Hancock, MD. Hear stories of the early days of conservation and wildlife management in MD. Free. 301/842-2155. CIVIL WAR TALK … 11 am-12 noon, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. “Confederate Medical Service.” 301/695-1864. WINESTOCK 2011 … 11:30 am-8 pm, Knob Hall Winery, 14108 St. Paul Rd., Clear Spring, MD. Food, wine and music. $10$45/person. 301/842-2777. SECOND SATURDAY KIDS’ CRAFT … 1-3 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. A different history- or natured-themed craft project each month. For kids ages 4-12. $5. Advance registration is recommended. 540/592-3556. ANNUAL CRAB FEAST … 1-5 pm, The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Provincial House grounds, 333 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD. Live entertainment. Proceeds benefit Seton Heritage Ministries. 301/447-6606. CREATIVE OUTLET: RUSSIA - FOLK TRADITION … 3-5 pm, Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Young people and their families engage in art activities that focus on a different culture or region each month. $1 per activity. All ages welcome. 301/698-0656. LIVE MUSIC AT THE CLUBHOUSE GRILLE … 8 pm, The Woods Resort’s Clubhouse Grille, (located at the golf course), Mountain Lake Rd, Hedgesville, WV. Music by Lynn Routzahn. 304/754-7977. See ad on page 17. Sat, Sun, September 10 & 11 7TH ANNUAL GETTYSBURG WINE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL … Gateway Gettysburg Complex, 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA. Enjoy great wine, great food and great music. 717/3348151. HAMPSHIRE HERITAGE FEST … 9 am-11 am Sat., 11 am-5 pm Sun., Romney, WV. Civil War battle, parade, lumberjack championship, music, Indian artifacts, food and more. index.html. 304/813-3363 or 304/822-3647. BOONESBOROUGH DAYS … 9 am-5 pm, Shafer Park, 37 Park Drive, Boonsboro, MD. Crafts, living history, food, antiques & col44 S EP TEMB ER 2011

lectibles, trolley rides and more. 301/4325889 or 301/432-7030. LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT … 9 am-5 pm Sat., 9 am-3 pm Sun., Washington Monument State Park, 6620 Zittlestown Rd., Middletown, MD. Learn about the role of Washington Monument during the Civil War with talks and demonstrations. 301/4328065. BERKELEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S 13TH ANNUAL FALL TOUR OF HOMES … 10 am-4 pm, Berkeley County, WV. Features homes from the Civil War era as well as 2 homes of prominent local artists. $15/ticket to tour all 6 houses; $5/one house tour. 304/267-4713. See ad on page 60. FULL MOON WALK … 7:30 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Hike up to the Piedmont Overlook to view the full moon. Moderate 1.5-mile hike. 540/592-3556. Saturday, Sept 10 thru Jan 15 ART EXHIBIT … 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. The Wyeth Family of Artists. Works by members of the Wyeth family and the impact of their influence on regional artists is explored. 301/739-5727. Sunday, September 11 A DAY OF SERVICE 10 am-5 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. A day of volunteering. Invasive Species Removal Day. 540/592-3556. YOGA ON THE HILL … 10:45 am-12 noon, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd., Biglerville, PA. Relax, breathe and stretch. $10/person. 717/334-4888. FLUTTER BY, BUTTERFLY … 1 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Look for butterflies with Volunteer Naturalists Mary Alexander and Steve Malone. 540/592-3556. FRIENDS CREEK PICKERS … 1-4 pm, Red Run Park bandshell, Rouzerville, PA. Music entertainment. 717/762-3128. THE CITY OF BRUNSWICK 9/11 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY … 2 pm, Square Corner Park, Brunswick, MD. 10th Anniversary Tribute will include patriotic singing, color guard, testimonial, dignitaries, and veterans. 240/508-3049. CONCERT … 2:30 pm, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Perry/Brandenburg Recital. Emil Chunden-

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publiclands/western/washington.asp. 301/432-8065. WEAVERS ROUNDTABLE … 10 am, Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Introduction of Sample Exchange Study Project, “Black and…” by Karel Henneberger and “Show & Tell” of Ag Expo items. 301/739-5727. Thursday, September 15 HAGERSTOWN CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION’S BREAKFAST … 9:30-11 am, Next Dimensions Restaurant, 132 Old National Pike, outside of Funkstown, MD. Special feature will highlight Heather O’Neill, owner and operator of Southpoint Fitness Club in Hagerstown. Bobby Hays will be the vocalist. Jeanne Berenicki will talk about, “Life for a Day.” $12/person. Reservation required. 301/791-0242 or 717/597-9287. SAN MAR PIG ROAST AND OPEN HOUSE … 5-8 pm, San Mar Children’s Home, 8504 Mapleville Rd., Boonsboro, MD. Food, fun, silent auction, group home tours and more. 301/733-9067. 3RD THURSDAYS … 5-9 pm, downtown Charles Town, WV. Fun for the whole family. Businesses stay open late and activities include live music, wine tastings, face painting, historic walking tours, Charles Street marketplace and more. 304/535-2627. PAGES OF THE PAST LECTURE SERIES … 7 pm, Pages of the Past, 10 York St., Gettysburg, PA. Col. Cole C. Kingseed, co-author of “Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters.” Free. Reservations necessary. Col. Kingseed will sign copies of his book after presentation. 717/334-0572. AN EVENING WITH LORETTA LYNN … 8 pm, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. $32-$49. 717/477-1123, x3297. Thursday, September 15 thru 18 CITY OF ANGELS … 8 pm Thurs.-Sat., 2:30 pm Sun., The Old Opera House, 204 N. SEP TEMB ER 2011




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George St., Charles Town, WV. Musical comedy/drama set in the 1940s. $8-$17/person. www.oldoperahouse. org. 304/725-4420 or 888/900-SHOW. See ad on page 8. Friday, September 16 3RD THURSDAYS … 5-9 pm, downtown Charles Town, WV. “History and Heritage.” Fun for the whole family. Businesses stay open late and activities include live music, farmers market, kids activities, historic walking tours and more. 304/535-2627. OKTOBERFEST … 6:30-8:30 pm, Savoy Catering, Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, PA. Fundraiser for Renfrew Museum and Park. German food, live and silent auction. 717/762-4723. SHEPHERDSTOWN FILM SOCIETY 2011 SERIES … 7 pm, Reynolds Hall, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV. “Disgrace.” Rated R. Free admission, discussion follows film. 304/876-1831. WWII USO-STYLE DANCE & SHOW … 7:30-10:30 pm, New Oxford Borough Building, 1938 gym, New Oxford, PA. Music by Shippensburg Swing Band and a Sweet Adelines quartet, Four of a Kind, and singers representing the Andrews Sisters. Dance demonstrations by The Hub City Lindy Hop group. $13. www.liberationofnewoxford. com. 717/624-6240. LIVE MUSIC AT THE CLUBHOUSE GRILLE … 8 pm, The Woods Resort’s Clubhouse Grille, (located at the golf course), Mountain Lake Rd, Hedgesville, WV. Music by Ellis Woodward. 304/754-7977. See ad on page 17, Fri, Sat, Sun, September 16, 17 & 18 EDINBURG ‘OLE TIME FESTIVAL … Exit 279 on I-81, Edinburg, VA. Music, arts, crafts, parade, entertainment and food. 540/9847272. FOURTH ANNUAL BERKELEY SPRINGS FALL BIRDING FESTIVAL, Berkeley Springs, WV. Festival headquarters at The Country Inn of Berkeley Springs. This year’s featured presenter and walk leader will be Sharon Stiteler, the Minnesota naturalist who authors the popular “” website and blog. Also participating will be forensic ornithologist Marcy Heacker and raptor expert Liam McGranaghan. A preview is available on the PVAS website. Early Sat. morning birdwalk along the Cacapon River, birding fundamentals, backyard birding, Sun. morning walk at Sleepy Creek Retreat at 8 am. Contact the 46 S EP TEMB ER 2011

Nature Niche in Berkeley Springs for more information. 304/258-0992 or nature www.nature See pages 20-21. FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL … From the Heart Gifts, 11143 Burkett Rd., Greencastle, PA. Open house. Furniture, gifts, decorations and more. 717/597-1179. See ad on page 43. CHARLES TOWN HERITAGE FESTIVAL 10 am-4 pm, downtown Charles Town, WV. Colonial kids games, food, pony rides, craft fair, face painting, re-enactors, live music, 225th birthday cake and more. ANTIETAM ANTHOLOGIES … 7:30 pm Fri. & Sat., 3 pm Sun., The Academy Theater, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, MD. The Potomac Playmakers. Dramatic presentation of the people of Sharpsburg, MD. Admission. 301/797-8182. Friday, September 16 thru 24 THE GREAT FREDERICK FAIR … 9 am-10 pm, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Events include beef, sheep & swine sale; carnival rides, concerts, concessions, motorsports, horse shows, harness racing, horse pull, kids harness racing, agricultural exhibits, food and more. 301/663-5895. See ad on page 11. Friday, September 16 to Nov 6 GAVER PUMPKIN PATCH & FALL FUN FESTIVAL … 10 am-6 pm, Gaver Tree Farm, 5501 Detrick Rd., Mt. Airy, MD. 5acre “Hayride to the Patch” corn maze, animal arena, jumping pillow, pedal kart track, giant slides, straw activities, mini mazes, obstacle course and more. 301/865-3515. Friday, September 16 to Nov 9 LAWYER’S MOONLIGHT MAZE … 5-10 pm Fri., 12 noon-10 pm Sat., 12 noon-5 pm Sun., 13003 Creagerstown Rd., Thurmont, MD. 42-acre corn maze, pumpkin cannon, teepee with bonfire, indoor playground and hay bale maze, 30 ft. jumbo screen for night showings of movies. 240/315-8133. Saturday, September 17 SHARPSBURG HERITAGE FESTIVAL … Sharpsburg, MD. Celebration and street festival with arts & crafts, historical reenactments, food, demonstrations, music and more. 301/730-7242. 2011 WASHINGTON HOMES TOUR … Jefferson County, WV. Rare opportunity to visit four Washington family homes: Claymont, Happy Retreat, Beallair and Harewood. Visit for tour information and tickets. 304/724-7956. See ad on page 32. WWII RE-ENACTMENT … 8-11:30 am, On the Circle and surrounding streets, New Oxford, PA. 3rd Annual “Liberation of New Ox-

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ford.” Free. www.liberationofnewoxford. com. FALL COMMUNITY CENTER INDOOR YARD SALE … 8 am-2 pm, Jefferson County Community Center, Sam Michael’s Park, 235 Sam Michael’s Lane, Shenandoah Junction, WV. 304/728-3207. WESTERN MARYLAND RAIL TRAIL GUIDED BIKE TOUR … 9 am-12 noon, C & O Bicycle Shop, 9 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock, MD. Free. 301/842-2155. SATURDAY STROLL-FURMONT DAYS/ FALL HARVEST … 12 noon-4 pm, Water and Main S., Thurmont, MD. Food, shopping, local artisans, live music, activities and prizes. Community pets invited to “strut” for prizes. Support our community of furry friends. 301/271-7313. GRAND OPENING & OPEN HOUSE! … 14 pm, New studio at Craftsworks at Cool Springs, 1673 Lloyd Rd., Charles Town. Ribbon-cutting ceremony, displays and demos by our teaching artists, live music, local vendors, food, kids craft activities and more. $5 per car; free for those on foot or bike. 304/728-6233. A STEP BACK IN TIME … 2-3:30 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Mount Bleak Historic Area, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Take a tour of the Mount Bleak Historical Area. Walk in the footsteps of the people who cultivated this farm from 1843 through the mid 20th century. 540/592-3556. LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE EVENT … 2-4 pm, Pages of the Past, 10 York St., Gettysburg, PA. Your favorite “Little House” books come to life in a fun afternoon. Attendees encouraged to dress in costume. Prize given for best bonnet. Learn about the 1800s and enjoy crafts, games and more. Free, registration required. 717/3340572. HAUSER AFTER HOURS … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. Food will be catered by Fabio Carella Catering. Linda Coe will be performing. 717/3344888. JONATHAN MCBEE AND PEG ALTHOFF … 6:30 pm, Ambrae House, 98 N. Washington Street, Berkeley Springs, WV. 304/258-2333. FREE MOVIE NIGHT … 7-9 pm, Bridge of Life Center, Hagerstown. Come and enjoy a movie, free popcorn and soda in a safe, family-friendly environment. 301/791-1674. LIVE MUSIC AT THE CLUBHOUSE GRILLE … 8 pm, The Woods Resort’s Clubhouse Grille, (located at the golf course), Mountain Lake Rd, Hedgesville, WV. Music by Eddie Pockey. 304/754-7977. See ad on page 17.

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CHIC’S RESTAURANT & CARRY OUT, Hagerstown (F-3). Serving Hagerstown and the tri-state 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.


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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-DecemHistoric Frostburg ber; and the Allegany County Visitors Center/C&O US 40 Alt, Frostburg. 19th century homes, churches and commercial Canal Visitors Center and Canal Exhibit Center disbuildings line Main Street. Self-guided walking tour. Free. playing artifacts and audio visual displays on Canal Frostburg Museum history. Free. Visitors Center is open daily, from 9 Hill & Oak Streets, Frostburg. 1899 school building with local history am - 5 pm, closed major holidays. 301/722-8226; 800/425-2067. displays, memorabilia of Frostburg – its area and people. Tues-Sat Rocky Gap State Park noon til 5. Free – donations accepted. 301/689-1195. Five mi. E of Cumberland on I-68. Over 3,000 acres featuring a 243Thrasher Carriage Museum acre lake. Two beaches in the day-use area (301/777-2139) and one 19 Depot St., Frostburg, features horse-drawn beach in the 278-site campground area (301/777-2138). Fishing, hikvehicles from delivery wagons to Vanderbilt ing, nature trails, boat rentals and private boating with use of electric sleighs. 301/689-3380. Admission. Queen City motors only. Daily 6 a.m.-sunset during summer season. $2/person. Transportation Museum, 210 S. Centre St., CumRocky Gap Veterans Cemetery berland, features a National Road exhibit from a Adjacent to Rocky Gap State Park on Pleasant ValConestoga Wagon to a Model T. 301/777-1776. Admission. ley Rd. E of Cumberland. A 15-acre site adminisSpruce Forest Artisan Village tered by the state provides free burial for Maryland On U.S. Rt. 40, east of Grantsville, nestled between Penn Alps Veterans. Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. 301/777-2185. Restaurant and Craft Shop and the 1813 Casselman Bridge. Village Oldtown features working artisans inside authentic and historic log cabins, Site of the historical Cresap House is the oldest community in AlleBear Hill School and plankhouses. Buildings date back to pre-Revogany Co.. lutionary War era. Open year round, Mon.-Sat., 10-5. Various fesMichael Cresap Museum tivals and music concerts throughout the year. Free. 301/895-3332. Opessa St., Oldtown, off Rt. 51. Open first week in Sept. from 1-5 Casselman River Bridge p.m., as well as June-Sept. and other times by appt. 1764 home of Grantsville. The bridge was erected in 1813. Revolutionary War hero. Visit the museum grounds and gardens. Its 80-foot span was the longest single-span Walking tour of Oldtown in the a.m. 301/223-9602. bridge in America at that time. Skeptics felt Christian Heritage Museum that the elongated stone arch would collapse Nestled in historic western Maryland’s Washonce the supporting timbers were removed. However, the bridge ington County, the Christian Heritage Museum stood and served as a major link along the National Road from 1813 is a collection of rare historic Bibles, books, to 1933. Open daily. Free. manuscripts, sermon notes, and documents The Castle of Christian history. Call or visit our website to schedule your tour at 15925 Mt. Savage Rd., Mt. Savage., 877-313-9002. the-century industrialist Andrew Ramsey Paw Paw Tunnel/C&O Canal NHP built this castle to resemble the “Craig CasThe historic 3,118 foot-long C&O Canal tunnel, built between 1836 tle” in Scotland. This incredible home with and 1850, is located 25 miles southeast of Cumberland, MD off MD period furnishings is currently a Bed and Rt. 51, across the Potomac from Paw Paw, WV. Visitors hike approx. Breakfast. Tours by appointment only. 301/264-4645. 1/2 mile to reach the tunnel entrance. Open year-round, daylight to Evergreen Museum dusk. Carry a flashlight. Park Service guided tours offered weekends 15603 Trimble Rd., NW, Mt. Savage. 200 during the summer. For information, call the Cumberland Visitor years of history including period furniture and Center at 301/722-8226. books from the Trimble library, maps, letters Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum and deeds from the late 1700’s and a 5-ft. 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Home of Hagerstown Chapter, long dollhouse replica of the 3-story EverNational Railway Historical Society. Exhibits picture the history of the green House. Walk on the mile-long trail used to haul coal during seven railroads of Hagerstown. Fri., Sat., & Sun. 1-5 p.m. Admission. WWI. 301/264-4106. 301/739-4665. The Narrows & Lover’s Leap Washington Co. The Cumberland Narrows, is a spectacular break in the Allegheny Museum of Fine Arts Mountains with vertical rock walls rising more than 800 ft. above City Park, Hagerstown. Georgian brick muWills Creek, U.S. 40 and the main line of the CSX Railroad. seum maintains a remarkable collection of Gordon-Roberts House American paintings, drawings, prints and 218 Washington St., Cumberland’s Nasculpture from the 18th century to the present as well as fascinating tional Register Historic District. Condecorative arts. The Museum contains ten galleries and offers exhistructed in 1867 for Josiah Hance Gordon, bitions, concerts and lectures free to the public. Tues.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. a prominent Cumberland attorney and 9-4, Sun. 1-5. Mon. Closed. Free. 301/739-5727. President of the C&O Canal. In 1889 the W. Hager House and Milnor Roberts family purchased the house and lived in it for over Hager Museum sixty years. Open year round, Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Tours on the hour, last Key St., City Park, Hagerstown. Stone residence one at 4. Admission. 301/777-8678. of Captain Jonathan Hager, founder of HagerGeorge Washington’s stown, built in 1739. April-Dec., Tues.-Sat. 10 Headquarters a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 2-5 p.m. Nominal admission. 301/739-8393. Greene St., Riverside Park, Cumberland. Only The Mansion House Art Gallery remnant of Fort Cumberland, circa 1755. Highland Way, city Park, Hagerstown. Built by Historic St. Patrick & miller-horticulturist, home builder-artist, John SS. Peter & Paul Cemeteries Heyser, in 1846. Now home of The Valley Art 125 Fayette St., Cumberland. Historic gravesites of Union & ConfedAssociation, where members exhibit their work, erate soldiers, local slaves, Catholic Friars, and the Shrine of Pieta. conduct meetings, art classes and art shows 301/722-4624, Ed Taylor, Jr. for tour. 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 50 s e p t e m b e r 2 011 t h e VALL EY r e V Ue C AL e N DAr m AgAziN e

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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. se p t e m b e r 2 011




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AUTUMN ARTS FESTIVAL … 10 am, Hagerstown City Park, Fine Arts Museum, Jonathan Hager House and Museum, and Railroad Museum, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle, Hagerstown. Appalachian-style music, food, and Hager House tours. Free admission to festival and reduced admission to Hager House. Crafts, country and bluegrass music, tours, face painting, children’s art activities and more. www.hagerstownmd. org. 301/739-8577, x115. See ad on page 15. LIVING HISTORY DEMONSTRATIONS … 10 am-4 pm, Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Rd., Big Pool, MD. Members of the recreated Joshua 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. 301/842-2155. CANAL APPLE FESTIVAL … 11 am-5 pm Sat., 12 noon-5 pm Sun., Hancock, MD. Arts, crafts, contests, food, 11 a.m. Sat. parade, live entertainment and more. 301/678-6555 or 301/573-1927. ANTIETAM ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND … 11 am-5 pm, Pry House Field Hospital and General McClellan’s Headquarters, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD. Living history. Portrayal of a Union field hospital, military camp and more. 301/416-2395. THE MARYLAND WINE FESTIVAL … 12 noon-5 pm, The Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, MD. Tasting of local wines, wine seminars, continuous on-stage entertainment, crafts and a variety of cuisine for sale. 410/386-3880. Sunday, September 18 BIRD WALK … 9-11 am, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. 540/592-3556. MUTTS, MERLOT, AND MERRIMENT … 12 noon-4 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. Bring your pup for a great time and support a great cause. Wine tasting, vendors, obedience and home protection demonstrations and more. $2 entry fee for entering dog show. Proceeds benefit Adams County Prevent a Litter Society. 717/334-4888. 20TH ANNUAL ADAMS COUNTY HERITAGE FESTIVAL … 12 noon-5 pm, Gettysburg Rec Park, 545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA. Celebration of ethnic food, music, arts & 52 s e p t e m b e r 2 011

crafts, and more that reflect the many cultures of the Gettysburg area. 717/334-8151. AUTUMN STROLL … 12 noon-5 pm, Greater Waynesboro and Blue Ridge Summit, PA. Eight gardens will be featured. $10/person, includes site directions, garden descriptions and historical tidbits. Tickets available at the Franklin County Extension Office, 181 Franklin Farm Lane in Chambersburg and at select garden centers. 717/263-9226. ANNUAL OCTOBERFEST OUTDOOR CELEBRATION, 12 noon-6 pm, Bavarian Inn, 164 Shepherd Grade Rd., Shepherdstown, WV. German food, live German band, dancers, arts & crafts, moonbounce, children’s activities, pony rides, beer & wine, and more. 304/876-2551. See ad on page 4. 5TH ANNUAL HAGERSTOWN HISPANIC FESTIVAL … 12 noon-6 pm, Fairgrounds Park, 351 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, MD. Enjoy Hispanic culture with live music, Hispanic food, dancing, soccer tournaments, artists, children’s pavilion and more. ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD-BOOK SIGNING AND PRESENTATION, 2 pm, Antietam Battlefield, Visitor Center Theater, Sharpsburg, MD. “Antietam Veterans in Their Own Words.” Tom Clemens signing his book, “The Maryland Campaign Vol. 1: South Mountain.” Presentation will include selected correspondence from the letters to the Antietam Battlefield Board. THE TAMING OF THE SHREW … 3 pm, The Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. The National Players present William Shakespeare’s classic battle of the sexes. $15-$20. 410/848-7272. Wednesday, September 21 HAWK-WATCHING … Washington Monument State Park, South Mountain, off Alternate Route 40 near Boonsboro, MD. Annual Broad-winged Hawk migration should be at or near its peak, and this is the best venue in the area to see it. Naturalist Dave Weesner will be on hand to help identify the birds seen. Free and open to the public. For more info contact Sandy Sagalkin at 240-2916465. Thursday, September 22 READ BETWEEN THE WINES BOOK CLUB … 6:30 pm, Adams County Winery, 25 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA. Literary discussion and wine tasting. Call Pages of the Past Bookstore to register. 717/334-0572. THURSDAY EVENING POETRY … 6:30-8 pm, The Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. An evening of poetry

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park rangers on various projects. Meet at visitor center. For more information contact Park Ranger Debbie Cohen at or 301/432-2243. FLEA MARKET … 8 am-2 pm, Luther Ridge Retirement Community, 2735 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA. Celebration Day. Entertainment, children’s activities, homemade food and lunch stand, and more. 717/762-6621. See ad on page 5. 7TH ANNUAL MUSEUM DAY … 9 am-5 pm, David Wills House, 8 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA. Free admission. 866/4365735. MIDDLETOWN HERITAGE FESTIVAL … 10 am-6 pm, Downtown Middletown, MD. Celebrate the heritage of the Middletown Community with living history, children’s games, entertainment, parade and food. 301/371-6171. 6TH ANNUAL MD MICROBREWERY FESTIVAL ... 11 am-7 pm, Union Mills Homestead, 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster MD, 21158. Festival includes live bands, food, vendors, wide selection of freshly prepared items, crafts, and unique merchandise vendors in an outdoor setting. Experiance the wide varieties of beer from each Microbrewery on MD Brewer’s Row. Tickets required. 410/848-2288. UNION ARTILLERY AT ANTIETAM … 11 am & 1 pm, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD. Living history volunteers portraying Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery will take to the field for demonstrations of loading and firing the cannons. CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTORS … 11 am & 2 pm, Walkersville Southern Railroad, 34 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD. Union and Confederate re-enactors on the train and in the bushes trackside. There will be the sound of gunfire with skirmishes along the line and a mock battle at the park. 301/898-0899. NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY VOLUNTEER CLEAN-UP … 11 am-3 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Give back to the park as we celebrate National Public Lands Day with a park-wide clean-up event. Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Christa Kermode at 540-592-3556 to sign up. MONUMENT WALK … 2 pm, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD. Join the ranger for a discussion of the preservation 54 s e p t e m b e r 2 011

and monumentation of the Antietam National Battlefield. “WRITING SHORT STORIES” … 2 pm, Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Chris Copley. For ages 6 and above. 301/7900076. HAUSER AFTER HOURS … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. Food will be catered by Ingram’s Catering. Colgan-Hirsh Trio will be performing. 717/334-4888. COLLIN RAYE … 7:30 pm, Carlisle Theatre, 40 W. High St., Carlisle, PA. Concert. $10-$35/person. 717/258-0666. MSO POPS CONCERT … 8 pm, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Maryland Symphony Orchestra. Broadway-based show tunes that will include music by the Divas of the “Wicked.” Admission. 301/797-4000. See ad on page 8. THE ROGUES CONCERT … 8 pm, The Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. CeltRock folk classical group. $18-$20. 410/848-7272. LIVE MUSIC AT THE CLUBHOUSE GRILLE … 8 pm, The Woods Resort’s Clubhouse Grille, (located at the golf course), Mountain Lake Rd, Hedgesville, WV. Music by CG Duo. 304/7547977. See ad on page 17. ASTRONOMY NIGHT … 8-11 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Meet behind the historic Mount Bleak House. Multi-media presentation on the latest in U.S. space research and a night sky tour. Look at deep space objects through large telescopes. Junior Astronomer program for children ages 5-12 begins half-hour before evening program. $5, parking per vehicle. 540/592-3556. Saturday, September 24 and 25 FAIRFIELD’S ANNUAL PIPPINFEST … 7 am-5 pm Sat., 9 am-5 pm Sun., Downtown Fairfield, Rt. 116, 8 miles west of Gettysburg, PA. 31st annual celebration. Old-fashioned street fair with apple products, antiques, arts, crafts, food, music, antique car show, community yard sale and more. 717/642-5640. See ad on page 2. ARTILLERY PROGRAM … 10 am-4 pm, Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Rd., Big Pool, MD. Firing demonstrations of an 18th century 6-pound cannon are featured. Service fee. 301/842-2155. SMITHSBURG STEAM AND CRAFT SHOW … 10 am-5 pm, Smithsburg Fire Hall

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grounds, Smithsburg, MD. Numerous antique tractors and farm equipment, flea market and crafts. 301/824-1009 or 443/2774963. Sat, Fri, September 24 & 30 CREEKSIDE MANOR HAUNTED HOUSE … 7:30 pm doors open, KOA Hagerstown/Antietam Battlefield Campground, 11759 Snug Harbor Lane, Williamsport, MD. Ticket booth opens at 7 pm. Half Price Nights. Last ticket sold at 10 pm. $14/person. Not recommended for children under the age of 12. 301/223-6663 or 301/223-7571. See ad on page 57. Saturday, September 24 to Oct 30 THE PUMPKIN PATCH AT CRUMLAND FARMS … 10 am-6 pm Tues.-Sun., 7612 Willow Rd., Frederick, MD. Admission and hayride to Pumpkin Patch is free, pumpkins are $0.50 a pound. Corn maze is open until 10 p.m. on Fri. and Sat. and is $9 per person. 301/845-8099. Saturday, September 24 to Oct 31 SUMMERS FARM FALL ADVENTURE FESTIVAL … 10 am-7 pm Sun., 1-7 pm Mon.-Thurs., 1-10:30 pm Fri., 10 am-10:30 pm Sat., Summers Farm Adventure, 5614 Butterfly Lane, Frederick. Patriotic-inspired 13-acre corn maze and giant pumpkin patch, gigantic jumping pillow, giant slides, straw mountain, pedal carts, barnyard animals, and pig races. Special events throughout six-week festival. Moonlight maze starts September 28. Admission costs less than $10 per person. 301/620-9316. Sat, September 24 thru Jan 22 VALLEY ART ASSOCIATION ART EXHIBIT … 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. 301/739-5727. RUSTICA … 9 am-5 pm Tues.-Fri., 9 am-4 pm Sat., 1-5 pm Sun., Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Internationally known printmaker, draftsman & painter, Robert Patierno brings his graphic compositions to museum. 301/7395727. Sunday, September 25 2ND ANNUAL PUMPKIN FUN RUN, 9 am, Summers Farm Adventure, 5614 Butterfly Lane, Frederick. 9 a.m. Walk, jog, or run in either the 5K run or 1-mile family fun run/walk. Race to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Participants receive a ticket to enjoy during the 2011 season at Summers Farm Adventure. 301/620-9316.

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at the Hagerstown Hotel and Convention Center 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD Friday – 7 am-5 pm Bus tour of Washington County Battlefields & Town Saturday – 7-10 pm District Governor’s Social; Reenactors; Civil War band, honor guard, fife & drummer; Commanding Generals of both sides; Soldiers blanket display; Salute to all who have served this country at Evening Banquet


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CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY AT ANTIETAM, 11 am & 1 pm, Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD. Living history volunteers portraying Parker’s Battery will take to the field to demonstrate loading and firing cannons. MEET THE BEEKEEPERS … 1-3 pm, Sky Meadows State Park, Visitor Center, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. 1-3 p.m. Learn about the art of Apiculture (beekeeping). 540/5923556. VINTAGE TRADITIONS … 1-4 pm, Red Run Park bandshell, Rouzerville, PA. Music entertainment. 717/762-3128. ART MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES … 1:30 pm, Wash. Co. Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown (MD) City Park, Virginia Ave. at Park Circle. Andrew Wyeth: His Art, His Family and His World: A Conversation with Wanda Corn and Elizabeth Johns. 301/739-5727. MUSIC FACULTY SHOWCASE RECITAL … 3-4 pm, Hood College, Brodbeck Music Hall, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick. 301/696-3429. Monday, September 26 SHEPHERDSTOWN FILM SOCIETY 2011 SERIES … 7 pm, Reynolds Hall, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV. “Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People, Part Four: Power and Place.” Not rated. Free admission, discussion follows film. 304/876-1831. Wednesday, September 28 VICKI LAWRENCE & MAMA … 2 & 8 pm, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Emmy award-winning comedienne. $19-$65/person. 301/790-3500. 56 s e p t e m b e r 2 011

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Wed, September 28 to Nov 6 ARTOMATIC @ FREDERICK … 12 noon-6 pm Sun., 11 am-9 pm Wed. & Thurs., 11 am12 noon Fri. & Sat., 115 E. Church St., Frederick. A vacant 27,000 square foot facility is transformed into a temporary art space. Unjuried event features over 500 artists and showcases a multitude of art forms, including the visual arts, theater, music, film, poetry and more. 301/662-4190. Thursday, September 29 GRIM REAPINGS … 7 pm, The Jonathan Hager House and Museum, 110 Key St., Hagerstown. Learn about Early American burial customs and superstitions. Free. “1964” THE TRIBUTE … 8 pm, Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, PA. Beatles tribute band concert. Admission. 717/263-0202. COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL CONCERT SERIES … 8 pm, Baker Memorial Chapel, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD. The Paul McKenna Band. $19/adults, $17/teens and seniors over 65, free/children 12 and under. 410/857-2771.

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Thursday, Sept 29 to Oct 9 THE MEADOW EVENT PARK … 13111 Dawn Blvd., Doswell, VA. Event features animals, agriculture, exhibits and shows, fine arts and crafts, music and more. 804/994-2800. Friday, September 30 HAUSER AFTER HOURS … 6-9 pm, Hauser Estate Winery, 410 Cashtown Rd, Biglerville, PA. Food will be catered by The NEW A-Ville Inn. The Al Parson’s Band will be performing. 717/334-4888. RICHARD MARX … 8 pm, Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, MD. Solo acoustic show with 20 strings. $30$40/person. 301/600-2828. Fri, Sat, Sept 30 and Oct 1 MIDDLETOWN-BRADDOCK COMMUNITY SHOW … 6-10 pm Fri., 10 am-8:30 pm Sat., Middletown High School, 200 Schoolhouse Dr., Middletown, MD. Local adult and youth residents exhibit their homegrown produce, canned goods, baked goods, homemade crafts, needlework and more. Evening activities include cake auction, youth and musical entertainment and food sales. 301/371-6410.

Saturday, October 1 HARVEST HOEDOWN … Byron Memorial Park, Williamsport, MD. Food silent auction, vendors, raffles, children’s activities, music and more. 301/223-8887. www.Williams FREEDOM’S RUN … The Eastern Panhandle of WV and Washington County, MD. 26 miles through 4 national parks. See ad on page 33. 7TH ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF … downtown Martinsburg. 304/262-4200. WAYNESBORO’S 7TH ANNUAL MARKET DAY CELEBRATION … 9 am-4 pm, downtown Waynesboro, PA. Crafts, food, all-day entertainment, pony rides, beer garden, sidewalk sales, Mad Anthony’s chili-cookoff, annual scarecrow display, and more. 717/7620397. See ad on page 43. OKTOBERFEST! … 9 am-4 pm, Saint Andrew’s School, 213 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA. Games, food, German-style beer on tap, vendors and more. OKTOBERFEST BOAT & BREW TOUR ... 10 am-4:30 pm, Park Mills (starting point),

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River & Trail Outfitters, Near Harper’s Ferry, WV. A unique way to begin your Oktoberfestivities! Paddle almost 6 miles on the Monocacy River with an experienced ACA certified guide. Then join us at Barley & Hops Restaurant for a free tour, beer sampler, plus appetizers. Fee Required. Reservations required. 304/867-4368. . FRIEND’S DELIGHT FALL FESTIVAL … 10 am-2 pm, Deep Creek Lake State Park, 3735 Sang Run Rd., Sang Run, MD. Monarch butterfly tagging, hay rides, basket weaving demonstrations, historical talks, Appalachian music, pumpkin patch and more. 301/387-7067. INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL … 10 am-3 pm, Jim Barnett Park, 1001 E. Cork St., Winchester. Educational country exhibits, international food court and cultural entertainers. Free admission. 540/662-4946. OKTOBERFEST … 12 noon-5 pm, Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Rd., Fayetteville, PA. Music with a live German band, German feast by Schmankerl Stube and Biergarten with an assortment of Oktoberfest beers. $75. 717/352-2164. “MR. LINCOLN RETURNS TO HARPERS FERRY” … 1 & 3 pm, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Lower town, off U.S. 340, Harpers Ferry, WV. Our 16th president comes to life as Jim Getty portrays Abraham Lincoln. 304/535-6029. JAPANESE CULTURAL EXHIBIT … 2 pm, Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. 301/790-0076. INTO THE NIGHT … 5-9 pm, First Saturday event, downtown Frederick. 5-9 p.m. Fall harvest evening. Hayrides, pumpkin painting, square dancing, exhibit openings, guest artists, live entertainment and more. 301/698-8118. JONATHAN MCBEE AND PEG ALTHOFF … 6:30 pm, Ambrae House, 98 N. Washington Street, Berkeley Springs, WV. 304/258-2333. HAGERSTOWN COMMUNITY CONCERT … 7:30 pm, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Jim Curry presents the music of John Denver. Admission. 301/582-2734. FALL CAMPFIRE … 7:30-9 pm, Fountain Rock Park and Nature Center, 8516 Fountain Rock Ct., Walkersville, MD. The whole family is invited to join us at the fire ring for 58 s e p t e m b e r 2 011

old-fashioned fun. Bring lawn chair or blanket to sit on and marshmallows to roast if you would like them. $4. 301/600-2936. GORDON LIGHTFOOT … 8 pm, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. $35-$50. 717/477-1123, x3297. COMMON GROUND ON THE HILL CONCERT SERIES … 8 pm, Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD. Ramblin’ Jack Elliott. $19/adults, $17/seniors over 65, students and children. 410/857-2771. Sat, Sun, October 1 & 2 MT. AIRY FALL FESTIVAL … Main Street, Mt. Airy, MD. Old-fashioned street festival. 301/829-2112. LIVING HISTORY … 10 am-4 pm, Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Rd., Big Pool, MD. Members of 5th VA will camp near fort, perform living history demonstrations, and explain the life of the confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. $3, adults; $2, ages 6-12. 301/8422155. FALL FESTIVAL WEEKEND … 10 am-4 pm Sat., 12 noon-4 pm Sun., Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick. Rose Hill Manor Park’s and the Frederick County Farm Museum Association’s festival will include antique and kiddie tractor pulls, apple butter boiling, music and craft and food vendors, and more. Parking, $1; hayrides, $1; Manor House tours, $4; kids’ crafts, 25 cents per ticket. 301/600-1650. BRUNSWICK RAILROAD DAYS … 10 am5 pm, Brunswick, MD. Annual celebration of railroad heritage. Street and stage entertainment, craft show, train rides, car show and lots of activities for all ages. Visit the model train show and the Brunswick Railroad and C&O Canal Museum. 240/508-3049. FALL HARVEST DAYS … 10 am-5 pm, Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, MD. Farm machinery demonstrations, wagon rides, scarecrow making, children’s games, food, crafts, entertainment and more. $5/adults, $3/ages 718 and over 60, free/ages 6 & under. 410/ 386-3880 or 800/654-4645. See ad on page 53. THE 20TH NEW YORK INFANTRY AT ANTIETAM … 11 am, 1 & 3 pm Sat., 11 am & 1 pm Sun., Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD. Living history volunteers will recreate the life of a Civil War soldier. FREDERICK’S OKTOBERFEST … 11 am10 pm Sat., 11 am-6 pm Sun., Frederick

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NOVEMBER 4, 5, & 6, 2011 9:00AM to 5:00PM Over 200 crafters!!!


Admission $5.00 per day ★ $7.00 for three day pass Children under 10 Free F PA REE RK R O ING O D ZES I PR 301-271-4432 SANTA WILL BE IN THE MAIN BUILDING SAT & SUN 1:00-4:00PM

Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Celebrate Frederick’s German heritage with German oompah bands, dancers, crafters, children’s activities and German food and beer. $5. Ages 2 and younger admitted free. Sat, Sun, October 1 & 2 and 8 & 9 47TH ANNUAL NATIONAL APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL … 8 am-6 pm, South Mountain Fairgrounds, Route 234, near Arendtsville, PA. Arts & crafts, antique & classic cars, apple art, hay rides, open pit beef, pony rides, puppet shows, live entertainment, kid country barn, antique farm equipment and more. $9/person, $8/seniors, free/children under age 12. 717/677-9413. See ad on page 3. Saturday, October 1 thru 30 FALL FARM FESTIVAL … Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, VA. Celebrate the fall harvest at Mount Bleak Farm. Each full weekend in October features live music, interpretive programs, living history demonstrations, Ghosts of Mount Bleak House Tours and old-fashioned children’s games. The pickyour-own pumpkin patch is open daily. Oct. 1-2 is Colonial Weekend, Oct. 8-9 is Wildlife and Habitat Weekend, Oct. 15-16 is Dairy and Agriculture Weekend, Oct. 22-23 is Native American Weekend, and Oct. 29-30 is Civil War Weekend. www.virginiastate 540/592-3556. CORN MAZE & PUMPKIN PATCH … 4 pm-dusk Fri., 10 am-dusk Sat., 1 pm-dusk Sun., Misty Meadow Farm, 14230 Misty Meadow Rd., Smithsburg, MD. Corn and rope mazes, pumpkin patch and farm animals. 301/824-7455. Sunday, October 2 ART IN THE PARK … 10 am-4 pm, Berkeley Springs State Park, Rt. 522, Berkeley Springs. Juried monthly outdoor art fair for local and regional artists to show and sell their work. 800/447-8797.

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Thursday, Oct 6 thru Nov 16 ART EXHIBIT … 10 am-4 pm Mon.-Wed. and Fri. & Sat, 10 am-8 pm Thurs., The Carroll Arts Center, Tevis Gallery, 91 W. Main Street, Westminster, MD. “Full Figure” exhibit honors the human form in all its presence. Meet the artists’ reception Oct. 16, 5:30-7:30 pm. 410/848-7272. Fri, Sat, October 7 & 8 LIONS REMEMBER, HONOR & CELEBRATE CIVIL WAR’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY … 7 am-5 pm Fri., 7-10 pm Sat., Hagerstown Hotel and Convention Center, 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD. District Governor’s Social, reenactors, Civil War band, honor guard, fife & drummer, and more. 240/676-8142. See ad on page 56. SPRINGS FOLK FESTIVAL … 9 am-5 pm, Rt. 669 in Springs, PA between Salisbury, PA and Grantsville, MD. Craftsmen at work, Pennsylvania Dutch food, and music all day. 814/662-4158 or 814/662-2625. See ad on page 5. Fri, Sat, Sun, October 7, 8 & 9 P. BUCKLEY MOSS MUSEUM … 150 P. Buckley Moss Dr., Waynesboro, VA. Meet the artist at her home, The Barn. 800/343-8643. See ad on page 64. Saturday, October 8 WARREN HERITAGE SOCIETY’S 41ST ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LEAVES … 9 am6 pm, Chester and Main Streets, Front Royal, VA. 5K race & fun walk, parade, vendors, live entertainment, Heritage Square and children’s corner. Visit Warren Heritage Society’s Ivy Lodge Museum and gift shop and historic homes Balthis House and Belle Boyd Cottage. Free admission. 540/636-1446. See ad on page 5. se p t e m b e r 2 011 59



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Sat, Sun, October 8 & 9 CATOCTIN COLORFEST … 9 am-5 pm, Community Park on Frederick Rd. and Activities Grounds on E. Main St., Thurmont, MD. 360 juried arts and crafts. Free shuttle bus service. See ad on page 5. 42ND PAGE COUNTY HERITAGE FESTIVAL … 10 am-5 pm, Page County Fairgrounds, Luray, VA. Live entertainment, antique tractor & engine show, children’s activities, crafts, historic book sale, homemade food and more. 540/743-3915. See ad on page 29. PADDLE & WINE TOUR ... 10:30 am-5 pm, Tarara Winery, 13648 Tarara Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176. Paddle a guided tour then enjoy a private sampling of wines. Fee required. Reservations required. 304/8676368. Thursday, October 13 thru 16 MOUNTAIN STATE APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL … Historic Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Agricultural tours, celebrity

sports breakfast, 5K Apple Trample, parade, gala reception and dinner, pancake breakfast, arts & crafts and much more. 304/263-2500. See ad on page 9. Fri, Sat, October 14 & 15 73RD ANNUAL LADIES BOARD RUMMAGE SALE … Morven Park, Tutt Lane, Leesburg, VA. The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital. 703/771-2985. See ad on page 13. Saturday, October 15 APPLE HARVEST FARM TOUR … Orr’s Farm, 682 Orr Dr., Martinsburg, WV. Visit the farm for informational tour of the apple orchards, market, and packing facility. Refreshments served. $8/adults, $4/children 317. 304/2631168. See ad on page 23. Sat, Sun, October 15 & 16 CIVIL WAR COMMEMORATION WEEKEND … 9 am-4 pm Sat., 11 am-4 pm Sun., Belle Grove Plantation, 336 Belle Grove Rd., Middletown, VA. 147th anniversary of the Battle of Belle Grove of Cedar Creek. 540/869-2028. See ad on page 27. —VR

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Back Creek Valley, West Virginia will soon be filled with the sound of music and the smell of barbecue! Located just eight miles off Interstate 81, Pickin’ in the Panhandle - The WV State BBQ & Bluegrass Festival - will bring together the best of bluegrass and roots music, mouth-watering barbecue, and family fun. The 5th annual Pickin’ in the Panhandle, September 9, 10, and 11, will feature 28 bluegrass and roots music bands on three stages. Musical acts include Marty Stuart, Confederate Railroad, Trent Tomlinson, The Dixie Bee-Liners, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, The SteelDrivers, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Dale Ann Bradley, and 20 other groups guaranteed to make your toes tap. The festival is also home to the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) West Virginia State BBQ Championship, as well as a backyard BBQ cook-off. New this year is the Tastin’ Tent, where attendees can get a taste of the BBQ competition. Pickin’ will also feature arts and crafts, children’s activities sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Panhandle, a variety food vendors, a beer garden (ID required), and camping. For those interested in doing a little pickin’ and playin’ of their own, the festival has music contests with cash prizes, and workshops where you can learn from the music masters. This is also the perfect venue for pickin’ in the parking lot or at your campsite. Weekend tickets are $50 per person and children 12 and under are free. Purchase

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Celebrate the arrival of autumn as Orr’s Farm Market presents their 5th annual Fall Farm Fun Days! The weekend of September 17 and 18 will be filled with old-fashioned fun, apple cider, fresh baked goods, raffles and children’s activities. And a fall festival would not be complete without hayrides and pumpkin picking! This is truly a fun, family-friendly event. Live bluegrass music from Patent Pending, Stoney Creek, Circa Blue, and Back Creek Valley Boys will be played throughout the weekend. Admission is free and tokens are available for activities. To learn more, visit

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS Berkeley County Historical Society Fall Tour of Homes, September 10-11 Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical at the Apollo Civic Theatre, September 16-18 and 2325 Main Street Martinsburg’s 7th Annual Chili Cook-off, October 1 Trails and Trees Studio Tour, October 1-2 The Apollo Civic Haunted Theatre, throughout October Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival, October 13-16 Find more info on these and other great events at or by visiting the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention & Visitors Bureau located at 115 North Queen Street in downtown Martinsburg.

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Trails & Trees Studio Tour 17 artisans at 14 studios Sat., & Sun., October 1 & 2, 2011 – 10am–5pm

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