Out & About calendar Aug. 29

August 29, 2002


Saturday, Aug. 31

Ballroom dancing

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Includes beginning and intermediate-advanced mambo lessons. All levels welcome, including beginners. Dances are on the first, third and fifth Saturdays of each month. Walkersville Town Hall. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Call 1-301-253-2523 or 1-540-882-3394 or send e-mail to

Tropical Night

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Wear Hawaiian shirts and bring tropical desserts. The dance is called by Pete Rosen. The Hit Men provide global string band music. There is no beginners workshop. Shepherdstown Men's Club, West German St. 8 p.m. $5 for members over age 12, and $6 for nonmembers over age 12. Half price for ages 11 and younger. Call 1-304-725-0266 or 1-304-876-2169.

Silver Spur Dance Club

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - DJ is Full House. Special Events Center, South Washington Street. 8 to 11 p.m. $4 members, $6 nonmembers, or free to come and watch. Call


1-717-597-5758 or 1-717-264-6775.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Baroque Dance Workshop

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Hosted by The Pommerian Early Music Guild, and taught by Cheryl Stafford, right. No previous dance experience is necessary. Gettysburg College. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fee. At 4 p.m. the students of the dance class present a free informal performance in the C.U.B. Ballroom, 4 p.m. Call 1-717-677-7072.


Friday, Aug. 29

Gallery walk and exhibit

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The New Horizons exhibit at the Ice House features the works of Beverly Kipphan, leaded glass; Bill Firestone, painting; Stephanie Firestone, raku and terra cotta; Jane Kelly Morais, creamic sculptures; and Harvey Kirstel, fishing-themed paintings. The opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and is part of the Gallery Walk. The Gallery Walk begins on the sidewalk at Tari's Cafe and Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m., Mountain Laurel is open from 5 to 7:30 p.m., featuring Teddy Shea and her masks. Call 1-304-258-2300, or go on the Web to

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Fiber and text show opens

FREDERICK, Md. - "Fabricator: The Narrative and Contemporary Fiber Art," explores child abuse and domestic violence through contemporary fiber art. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 13. Hodson Gallery of the Tatem Arts Center at Hood College, 401 Rosemont Ave. Opening reception Wednesday, Sept. 4, 6 to 8 p.m. Hours are daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free. Call 1-301-696-3456.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Dolls, quilts, paintings

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Paintings by Katherine Steiger and dolls and small quilted works by Margaret Lutzke. Through Saturday, Nov. 2. Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts office and gallery, 75 S. Main St. Opening reception Thursday, Sept. 5, 4 to 6 p.m. Office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 1-717-264-6883.

Friday, Sept. 6

Painting and poetry

FREDERICK, Md. - An exhibition featuring the works of Regina Pleno. Pleno's "Image Word Alchemy" series presents ideas through color, calligraphy and motion. The Spirit Art Gallery, 342 N. Market St. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 6. Opening receptions are Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 and 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 8, from 3 to 6 p.m. Gallery hours are Fridays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment.

Friday, Sept. 13

Poetry, music, art

The Washington County Arts Council Gallery hosts Mixed Multi-Media, known as M3, a program that involves music, poetry and the visual arts on the second Friday of each month. Shepherdstown Drum Ensemble and photographer Bruce Wilder will be featured Sept. 13. The program includes poetry and short fiction readings by regional authors, a brief discussion of the photos and a concert of acoustic music. Free. Light refreshments will be served. Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. 8 p.m. Call 301-791-3132.


Two-artist show closes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Recent works by Ski Holm and ceramics by Jack Middour. Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts office/gallery, 75 S. Main St. Through Friday, Aug. 30. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Call 1-717-264-6883.

"Between Earth and Sky"

LITITZ, Pa. - An exhibit of Monika Bachmann's newest works in oils. Through Saturday, Aug. 31. Gypsy Hill Gallery, 47 E. Main St. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1-717-626-8141.

School memorabilia

KAUFFMAN, Pa. - The Old Brown's Mill School Museum, off U.S. 11 south of Chambersburg, Pa., displays 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.

Portrait exhibition

A display of Donna Bingaman portraits in oil and pastel. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Sept. 8. Gallery hours, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Exhibit features couple's work

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