The top five things to do this weekend

January 01, 2009

Get your groove on, contra-dance style

Dust off those dancing shoes. Shepherdstown Music and Dance is hosting contra and square dancing with the Metro Gnomes. Saturday. War Memorial Building, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

Sing me a song

Singer-songwriter and award-winning guitarist Bob Sima performs Friday at Trinity Church Orchard House in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Freezin' for a reason

Willing to get cold for a cause? The Potomac River Polar Bear Plunge is set for noon today at River Bottom Park in Williamsport. The plunge is a fundraiser for the Washington County Humane Society of Washington County.

Slice of Americana in pictures

See D.B. Stovall's take on the everyday in "Photographs of the American Vernacular," a photo exhibit at Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center in Frederick, Md. Show opens Saturday. Go to

Smelling like a rose

Penn State and University of Southern California made it to the Rose Bowl. Game time is 4:30 p.m. today. Check your local cable listings for the channel and read The Herald-Mail for ongoing sports coverage.

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