Arts & entertainment today

May 27, 2007

To Defend and Protect: Arming the American Soldier

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - The program To Defend and Protect: Arming the American Soldier, will highlight Harpers Ferry's gun-making history and the field use of those weapons. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Park fee. Call 304-535-6029.

Boonsboro carnival

BOONSBORO - The Great Boonsboro Rescue Co. Carnival begins Friday and continues through Saturday, June 2, at Shafer Memorial Park. Carnival is open from 3 p.m. to midnight today; and 5 p.m. to midnight Monday, May 28, through Saturday, June 2. Free admission. Cost for rides, games and food.

'Industry in Times of War'

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - "Area Industry in Times of War 1770 to the Present" will be on display. 1 to 4 p.m. today; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 28. Waynesboro Area Industrial Heritage Trust, 235 Philadelphia Ave. To schedule a tour, call 717-762-2751.


Wine and Arts Festival

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Weekend festival of art, music and wine concludes today. Boydville Inn, 601 S. Queen St. Adult ticket holders are allowed to taste, purchase and drink wine or microbrews. Music lineup includes: Shenandoah Blue at 1:30 p.m.; Zydecoal at 3 p.m.; and Billy Jonas at 4:30 p.m. Ages 21 and older: $15. Ages 12 to 20: $10. Free for ages 11 and younger. For information, go to

Concert for the Animals

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Performers include Allegheny Uprising, Flash, High Frequency, and Mike Colyer and the Tonehounds. There will also be a moon bounce for children and a silent auction. Noon today. Cacapon State Park. Free. Call 304-258-3809.

Fusion concert

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Treehouse will perform rock, folk and pop with world fusion and jazz overtones. 7 p.m. today, doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner served from 6 to 7 p.m. Blue Moon Cafe, North Princess Street, Shepherds-town, W.Va. Admission charge. Call Cheryl Mansley at 304-702-0554 or go to

Ballroom dance

CASCADE - The Martinsburg Jazz Orchestra will perform the first concert of the Pen Mar Park summer concert series. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Concerts continue through Sept. 30.

Sunday jazz brunch

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Sunday jazz brunch will feature Gene Johnson on trumpet, and friends on keyboard, bass and drums. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St. Call 301-834-7178.

Furnace Mountain duo and The Woodshedders

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Furnace Mountain duo and The Woodshedders will perform old-time mountain music, gypsy jazz and swing. 7 to 10 p.m. today. Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St. $10 at the door. Call 301-834-7178.

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