Out and About

October 22, 2004

'Wait Until Dark'

"Wait Until Dark" is a classic thriller set in New York City in the late 1960s. 8 p.m. Today and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Also Oct. 29 to 31. Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. $12; $7, students; $5, ages 12 and younger. The drama might not be appropriate for children younger than 12. Call 1-888-900-SHOW.

Haunted Trail

Take a walk along the 19th-century Poor House Farm Park haunted trail. 7 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday. Also Oct. 29 to 31. Poor House Farm Park, Poor House Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. $5. Not recommended for ages 7 and younger. Proceeds will be used to continue improvements at Poor House Farm Park.

Haunted Theater

Discover the ghostly happenings at Apollo Civic Theatre. 7 to 10 p.m. today through Sunday. Also Oct. 28 to 30. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $7, adults; $5, students and seniors. Tickets will be available at the door. Not recommended for very young children.


Quilt show

Falling Waters Quilting Bee will host a quilt show. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Falling Waters Presbyterian Church, 2928 Hammonds Mill Road, Hedgesville, W.Va.

Studio tour and art sale

Twenty-one craftspeople in 14 locations will open their studios to the public. Obtain tour information and directions at Ice House Co-op Gallery at the intersection of Independence and Mercer streets. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 1-304-258-3541 or go to

View the night sky

Renfrew Institute and Tri-State Astronomers will host a telescope viewing of the night sky. Telescopes will be set up. Those attending also may bring their own telescope and binoculars, as well as lawn chairs or blankets. Renfrew Park, Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Park in the lower lot off Welty Road. If it's mostly cloudy, the star party will be cancelled or postponed.

Irish Weekend concert

Guest music instructors - including fiddler Brian Conway, pianist and flute player Brendan Dolan, vocalist Julee Glaub, accordion player Patty Furlong, piper Eliot Grasso and flute and whistle player John Skelton will present a concert of Irish music. 8 p.m. Saturday. Shepherd University's Frank Center for the Performing Arts in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets cost $12, adults; $10, Shepherdstown Music and Dance members and senior citizens; $6 for children ages 12 and younger; and free for Shepherd University students. Advance tickets are available at O'Hurley's General Store in Shepherdstown. Call 1-304-263-2531.

Candlelit history walk

Re-enactors will portray the fort's 130-year military history from the French and Indian War through the Civil War. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Fort Frederick on Md. 56 near Big Pool. $3, adults; $2, children ages 6 to 12. Call 301-842-2155.

Band show

South Hagerstown High School band will hold its annual show. Ten marching bands will compete for best in their groups. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. South Hagerstown High School, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. $6; $4, students.

The Frederick Orchestra

The Frederick Orchestra will perform Shostakovich's Festive Overture; Sibelius' Symphony No. 1; and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor, with Jocelyn Adelman soloist. Preconcert talk at 7:30 p.m.; concert at 8 p.m. Saturday. Frederick Community College, Jack B. Kussmaul Theater, Frederick, Md. $12; $6, students and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased at the theater box office the evening of the performance. Call 1-301-663-8476.

Jewish Food Festival

The Jewish Food Festival is back with ethnic foods. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Congregation B'nai Abraham, 53 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown.

Sports card show

Maugansville Sports Card Show will offer an opportunity to buy, sell and trade sports cards. There also will be card raffles. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Maugansville Ruritan Club. Free.

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