Weekend calendar

January 11, 2008

'Body Language,' a portrait show

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Features artists from the Wednesday Portrait Group and others. Reception 7:30 to 9 p.m. today. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 24. Ice House Special Exhibit Gallery, corner of Independence and Mercer streets. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 304-258-2300.

Piper's weekend

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - A weekend featuring a variety of bellows-blown bagpipes from England, Ireland and Scotland. Players will learn from some of the best pipers in the country, share tunes, trade secrets and expand their knowledge. This evening features a Piper's Round Robin in the Tap Room. Continues through Sunday. Hilltop House Hotel. For information, call 304-263-2531 or go to

Coffeehouse Friday series

KEEDYSVILLE - Country/southern gospel singer Tim Moffitt will perform. Sign up for 10-minute open mic time slot by calling 301-432-7984. Full coffee bar, tea and gourmet lite fare available. 7 p.m. open mic, 8 to 10 p.m. concert today. Salem United Methodist Church, 25 S. Main St. $5 to $10. Funds are used to support the music series, local causes and to pay the artists.


'An Ideal Husband'

BOONSBORO - Boonsboro High School will present "An Ideal Husband" by Oscar Wilde and edited by Michael J. Bair. U.S. Sen. Robert Chilton and his wife have the perfect marriage until the actions of his past come back to haunt him. 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Boonsboro High School. $6; $5, students and children. For information, call Michael J. Bair at 301-766-8022 or e-mail

'Silent Star'

The Maryland Home School Drama group will present "Silent Star," a musical drama about a group of orphans who travel back in time to the first Christmas. 7 p.m. today. Emmanuel Baptist Temple, 16221 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $5; $3, ages 12 and younger. Purchase tickets at the door or in advance by calling Robin Dickerson at 240-818-7211.

Telescope clinic

TriState Astronomers will present a telescope clinic during a Saturday Plus Program. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Bluegrass music

LEESBURG, Va. - Seneca Rocks and Jay Armsworthy and Eastern Tradition will perform. Saturday at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Road. Tickets cost $13 and will be sold at the door. Food will be sold. Call 703-771-5281.

Bagpipe concert

BOLIVAR HEIGHTS, W.Va. - Bellows-blown bagpipe players Fin Moore, Jerry O'Sullivan and Ian Lawther will be joined by flute and binou player John Skelton, Scottish fiddle champion Elke Baker, and flute, whistle, oboe and bombarde player David Cantieni. The concert is part of Upper Potomac Pipers Weekend. Saturday at 8 p.m. Harpers Ferry Junior High School. $15; $12, seniors; $10 Shepherdstown Music and Dance members; $8 children and students. Call 304-263-2531, go to, or e-mail


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Singers, musicians, dancers, jugglers, pets that perform tricks and people with other talents are invited to audition for the annual talent show, which will be held Saturday, Feb. 16. 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12; 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. Go to

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