Out & About

February 06, 2004

The Hot Club

The Hot Club of San Francisco celebrates the gypsy jazz music of gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli's Hot Club de France. Today, 8 p.m. Shepherd College, Frank Center Theater, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $5 and $10; free for Shepherd students with Rambler ID. Call 1-304-876-5113.

'Murder at the Howard Johnson's'

Potomac Playmakers presents 1979 comedy of extramarital affairs and murder plots among a dentist and his patients. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Also Thursday, Feb. 12, Friday, Feb. 13, Saturday, Feb. 14, 8 p.m. Women's Club Auditorium, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. $12, adults; $10, students and senior citizens. Call 301-797-8182 for reservations. May be unsuitable for young children.

Ed and Eldred

Two members of Patent Pending perform bluegrass music. Dinner available for an additional cost at 7 p.m. Concert begins Saturday, 8 p.m. Full Circle Cafe, Keedysville. $10 per person. Reservations are recommended; contact Cheryl Mansley-Ford at 1-304-876-2690 or send e-mail to

'Music Around the World'

Waynesboro Area Senior High School Band performs. Preconcert activities begin Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Snacks and desserts served and a silent auction held. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Waynesboro Area Senior High School, Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Call 1-717-762-8886.

Rock music concert

D.C.-based band Strawman headlines a four-band lineup - including local band My Winter Nerve, Westside Hero of Gaithersburg, Md., and Lennex of Ocean City, Md. Saturday, 6 p.m. Maugansville Ruritan Club, 18007 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. Open to all ages. $5. Tickets available at Randy's Paint & Decorating Center, 301 Franklin St., Hagerstown, or at

'Bridge to Terabithia'

Katherine Paterson's Newberry-award winning novel brought to the stage by The Fun Company, for children 9 years of age and older. Saturday, 2 p.m., continues Saturdays through Feb. 28. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $8 and $10. Call 1-301-694-4744 or go to

Music by Fats Waller

The comic and musical soul of 1930s Harlem lives on in "Ain't Misbehavin'," a revue featuring music by Thomas "Fats" Waller. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $15 to $30. Call 1-301-228-2828 or go to

All-night skate party

Includes beach-themed contests, games and prizes. Chaperoned by adults. Saturday, 8 p.m. to Sunday, 6 a.m. Family Skating Center, 17333 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. $15 admission includes regular skates for the entire evening; admission from 8 to 11:30 p.m. is $7 plus skates. Call 301-582-2020 or 1-866-SKATE-00.

First Glance Singles

Dance to the music of a DJ. Door prizes and casual dress. Open to ages 21 and older. Sunday, 6 to 10 p.m. Greencastle American Legion, South Carlisle Street, Greencastle, Pa. $5. Call 301-582-0103 or 1-717-597-9954.

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