Arts briefs

August 13, 2006

Festival seeks venders

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The Charles Town Heritage Festival is seeking vendors and groups interested in participating in the downtown arts and crafts festival running from Thursday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 24.

Deadline for applications is Tuesday, Aug. 15. A $20 nonrefundable application fee must accompany the application.

Pick up an application at Charles Town Visitors Center, 108 N. George St., which is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and closed Mondays and Tuesdays; or call Bob O'Connor at 304-535-2627.

Student musicians needed

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra, a nonprofit organization, will hold auditions on Mondays, Aug. 21 and 28, at Frederick Church of the Brethren.

The orchestra encourages new string, brass, woodwind and percussion players in upper elementary through high school or in home school to come and audition for its new season.


For information, go to, or call 301-371-7915 to schedule an audition.

Theater fund established

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Shepherd University Foundation has established an endowment with the Contemporary American Theater Festival. The fund will support CATF programs and will be released as determined by the CATF board of directors.

For information about the endowment or about creating an endowment fund, contact the Shepherd University Foundation at 304-876-5397.

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