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Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

December 04, 2009|By HARRY NOGLE

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Local author to speak on Noah's Ark



Local author Warren Gray will speak on "The Historical Mystery of Noah's Ark" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at Sharpsburg Library. Gray will present physical, scientific and photographic evidence regarding the historical mystery of Noah's Ark, confirming Biblical accounts of an enormous wooden vessel coming to rest on Mount Ararat. Gray is an experienced historical researcher, author and retired Air Force intelligence officer. He has earned four college degrees and 20 military medals during his career. For more information, call 301-432-8825.

New Covenant church Christmas production



New Covenant Fellowship Church, at the corner of Manor Church and Breathedsville roads in Fairplay, will present the Christmas production of "And the Angels Watched" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 and Sunday Dec. 13. For more information or to order a free ticket, call 301-432-4232.

Keedysville UCC to hold breakfast, poinsettia sale

Mount Vernon Reformed United Church of Christ, 64 S. Main St. in Keedysville, will hold a pancake breakfast and poinsettia sale Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. Tickets cost $5. Those younger than 7 will be admitted free. The menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, a serving of sausage, juice, coffee or milk. Poinsettias cost $10 each and are available in red, pink, white, burgundy and salmon. To order, call 301-797-6290.

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Santa to visit fire company breakfast



Santa will visit Dargan at the Potomac Valley Fire Co. all-you-care-to-eat pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday morning from 8 to 11 a.m. at the fire hall. Remember to bring cameras to photograph Santa as he visits with the children.

Sharpsburg UCC to hold special service



Sharpsburg's Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, 117 W. Main St. in Sharpsburg, will hold a special service to Illuminate the Season Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Eric Cooper, a gospel singer, will perform and the congregation will sing carols.

Rohrersville Band to present concert



The Rohrersville Band will present a concert, under the direction of Holly Feather and Bob Sclater, at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Band Hall on Main Street in Rohrersville. Band member Sheere Kemp, a professional artist, has designed and painted an image of Civil War-era instruments on the stage curtain. The concert is free; light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 301-992-9767.

Rural Heritage Museum to hold open house



The Rural Heritage Museum, at 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, will hold a holiday open house Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the museum at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center. Admission is free.

Keedysville Ruritan to sponsor basket bingo



The Keedysville Ruritan will sponsor a basket or cash bingo Saturday at the Keedysville Community Center on Mount Vernon Dr. in Keedysville. Doors open at 4 p.m.; bingo starts at 6. Tickets cost $15. Seating is limited. No one under age 13 is permitted on premises. Smoking is prohibited. Food will be provided by The Red Byrd. For tickets, call 301-432-2650.

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