Out & About

April 07, 2006

Evening with Charles Davis

An Evening with Charles Davis is a fundraiser for the Niagara Movement Centennial. 8 p.m. today. Quality Inn ballroom, 4328 William L. Wilson Freeway, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. $30 in advance; $40 at the door, if available. Tickets are available at the Harpers Ferry Historical Association's bookstore on Shenandoah Street in Harpers Ferry. Or through phone charge, by calling 1-304-535-6881 or 1-800-821-5206. For information, call 1-304-535-6026.

The Four Freshmen

The Four Freshmen will perform some new jazz standards and personal favorites from older albums. 8 p.m. today. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $24 to $28. For information or to order tickets, call 1-717-263-0202 or go to

Percussion and gamelan

The Shepherd University percussion and gamelan ensembles will perform works including "Samba" by Ney Rosauro, "Just Buckets" by Brian Justison, and original works composed and choreographed by Balinese gamelan performers and dancers. 8 p.m. today. Shepherd University's Frank Arts Center, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free.


German Easter traditions

Tours on the German origin of a wide variety of Easter customs, including bunnies, fiery wheels, special foods and colored eggs. Tours take approximately 30 minutes. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Jonathan Hager House and Museum, City Park, Hagerstown. $2; free for ages 5 and younger. Call 301-739-8393.

Presentation on pets

Margaret Rhoads, of the Humane Society of Washington County, and Barbara Main, of Little Wonders Rescue of Clear Spring, will present "Paws, Claws, Feathers and Fins" and discuss how to provide proper pet care. Special appearances will be made by a few pocket pets. 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with aid admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076.

Multicultural gospel concert

Featuring Eastern Panhandle Voices of Praise, Christian comedienne Platinum, Lily of the Valley Evangel Church choir and others. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, doors open at 5:30 p.m. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call Kip Washington at 1-703-392-8003 or e-mail, or call Apollo Civic Theatre at 1-304-263-6766.

Community chorus

Mercersburg Area Community Chorus and soloists will present a spring concert featuring Mendelssohn's "Elijah." 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 9. Mercersburg Academy Chapel, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Free-will offering.

Circus comes to town

The Ali Ghan Shrine Circus will perform two shows. 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Community College, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $6 in advance; $8 at the door; free for ages 12 and younger. Purchase tickets at HCC bookstore.

Plow Day

Central Maryland Antique Tractor Club members will plow fields with antique farm machinery. Food will be available. 10 a.m. Saturday. Md. 194 and Md. 26, Walkersville, Md. For information, call 1-301-694-6432.

Car racing

Regular show, plus Enduro Dash and Easter egg hunt. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $9 to $18. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

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