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July 12, 2002

Dances



Today


Summer square dance

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Hosted by Whirly Bird Square Dance Club. Square dance attire is optional. Bard Hall, Recreation Center, 3rd Street. 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Ballroom dancing

GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- The monthly dance features the sounds of the National Apple Museum Dance Band. Gettysburg High School Cafeteria. Tango lesson with Donna Clapper, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.; dance from 8 to 10 p.m. $5 for dance lesson. Admission is $3. Call 1-717-334-2028.

Exhibits



Friday, July 19


Donna Bingaman portraits

Bingaman specializes in oil and pastel portraits. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Sept. 8. Opening reception Sunday, July 21, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Gallery hours, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

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Calling all artists

LEESBURG, Va. -- Oatlands Plantation is looking for artists for the Fourth Annual Four Seasons of Oatlands Art Show and Sale. The theme of the show includes images of the Mosby Heritage Area, which encompasses Clarke, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Warren counties in Virginia and Jefferson County in West Virginia. Entries are due by Sunday, Sept. 15. For an entry form, call

1-703-777-3174.

Sideling Hill Exhibit Center

HANCOCK -- Sideling Hill Exhibit Center has several wildlife mounts, a marker from the Mason-Dixon Line, and a slab of iron ore have been added to the collection of interpretive displays. Sideling Hill Exhibit Center, Interstate 68. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. Call 301-678-5442.

Sculptures by Scott Cawood

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Scott Cawood returns to Shepherdstown to celebrate his 12th year at the Contemporary American Theater Festival with an exhibition of new works. The exhibit will feature recent additions to Cawood's "Foundations" series, as well as four sculptures from his new "Metropolis" series. Through Sunday, Aug. 4. Antiques to Art, W.Va. 230. Opening reception Saturday, July 13, 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery hours, Thursdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 1-304-876-0659.

English ceramics

British pottery from the 18th and 19th centuries will be on display. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Aug. 18. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Antietam Review photos

The exhibit will feature the fine-art photographs that were selected for publication in this year's edition of Antietam Review. Washington County Arts Council, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Through Saturday, Aug. 3. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 301-791-3132.

French prints

A selection of French prints collected over the past 40 years by Spence W. Perry of Hagerstown. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Aug. 25. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

School memorabilia

KAUFFMAN, Pa. -- The Old Brown's Mill School Museum, off U.S. 11 south of Chambersburg, Pa., contains pictures, furniture, books, records, relics and other mementos. Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. through Saturday, Aug. 31. Call 1-717-264-2646.

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. Through Sunday, Sept. 15. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

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Glass art

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, in association with Portland Press in Seattle, and glass artist Dale Chihuly, is offering four studio editions for sale to the public through March 31. The works are "Tiger Lily Seaform Pair," "Ocean Macchia," "Citron Basket" and "Philodendron Ikebana." "Ocean Macchia" and "Philodendron Ikebana" can be seen at the museum. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Fairs and festivals



Saturday, July 13


Mt. Carmel Day

A variety of foods, bake sale table, homemade pies and cobbler, church yard sale and silent auction. Spaces available for yard and craft sale items for $10 per space; bring your own table. Two miles south of Boonsboro, Md 67. 7 a.m. Contact Terry Moore at 301-733-0959.

Friday, July 19

ChambersFest 2002

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A week filled with food, crafts, concerts and more. Various locations in Chambersburg. Through Sunday, July 28. For information and a schedule, call Melissa Knepper, 1-717-264-7101.

Family



Friday, July 12


Trains for kids to run

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