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Out & About Calendar

June 20, 2002

Dance


Saturday, June 22

Ballroom dancing

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. - Upper Shenandoah Valley Ballroom Dancers host a smoke-free dance. Shepherstown Men's Club/War Memorial Building, German Street. Dance lessons begin at 7 p.m., general dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. bring a snack to share, $8 U.S. Amatuer Ballroom Dancers Association members; $10 for nonmembers; half price for students with school ID. Call 1-304-535-6970




Exhibits


Continuing

American Impressionists

Drawn from the permanent collection, the exhibit shows an American interpretation of the French Impressionist art movement of the late 1800s. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. The show runs through Sunday, Sept. 15. Hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Portrait exhibit

Featuring artist Beth Beckner-Mills. Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Through June. 301-797-6813.

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English ceramics

British pottery from the 18th and 19th centuries will be on display. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagers-

town. The show runs through Sunday, Aug. 18. Hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Paintings of daily life

American, British, French and Russian paintings of ordinary citizens in contemporary situations. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. The show runs through Sunday, July 14. Hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

"The Style of the 1920s"

Furnishings, clothing, accessories, photographs, ads and a Beachley chair in original fabric, all from the Roaring '20s Miller House, 135 West Washington St., Hagerstown. The show runs through Saturday, June 29. Hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 301-797-8782.

"Threads of History, American Schoolgirl Samplers"

An illustrated presentation on American samplers by Betty Whiting Flemming. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Sunday, June 23, at 2:30 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Early American hand tools

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - An exhibit of specialized tools used in carpentry, masonry, metal-working, barrel-making and building construction. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. Through Sunday, July 28. 1-717-762-4723.

"Our Last Chance Landscape"

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - An exhibit featuring oil landscape paintings of artist Marian Buckner and the juried mixed media artwork of students from Martinsburg, Musselman and Hedgesville high schools. The Boarman Art Center, 208 S. Queen St. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through Friday, July 5. 1-304-263-0224 or www.theartcentre.org on the Web.

"Gods and Generals"

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A show of artist Mort Knstler paintings. The National Civil War Museum, 1 Lincoln Circle, Reservoir Park. Through Sunday, Dec. 1. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 1-866-BLU-GRAY or 1-717-260-1861.

"Spectrum Seven"

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - A woman's cooperative art exhibit with works in oil, pastel, watercolor, sculpture and fiber. Kauffman Gallery, Huber Art Center, 1871 Old Main Drive. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Through Friday, July 12. 1-717-447-1530.

One-man show

Lititz, Pa. - Watercolors and oil paintings of artist Dale Ziegler. Gypsy Hill Gallery, 47 E. Main St. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through Saturday, June 29. 1-717-626-8141.

Gettysburg past and present

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg battlefield paintings by Gary Casteel. Gettysburg National Military Park Cyclorama Center. Through Aug. 31. 1-717-334-1124.

"Paint Soup"

FREDERICK, Md. - Works by Phyllis Jacobs. The Artists Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment. Through Sunday, June 30. 1-301-620-0192.




Fairs and Festivals


Today, June 20

Fairplay Fire carnival

FAIRPLAY - Rides and games daily. Fireworks and live music nightly at 6:30 and 10 p.m.; The Rhythm Kings perform a family show today; Vernon Taylor Band performs Friday, June 21; and Billy Crash Craddock performs Saturday, June 22. Fairplay Fire Co., Md. 65. Free admission. Through June 22.

Saturday, June 22

Birds 'N Nature Fest

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Local music groups, local artists, educational activities, a bird walk, a nature walk, a children's walk and a tour of Yankauer Nature Preserve. National Conservation Training Center, Shepherd Grade Road, Shepherdstown, W.Va. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. 1-304-876-0600.




Family


Friday, June 21

Trains for Kids to Run

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