Weekend Entertainment Calendar: Week of Aug. 30

August 30, 2010

Monday, Aug. 30


'Divorce Italian Style'

In this 1961 Italian film, a baron longs to marry his nubile young cousin, but one obstacle stands in his way: He's married, and divorce was illegal in Italy in the 1960s. In Italian with English subtitles. Black-and-white. 7 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $5. Call 301-790-3500 or e-mail

TUESDAY, Aug. 31


Music in the Cedars

The Outpatients perform electric blues. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Yankauer Nature Preserve, north of Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. For directions, go to . No pets. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 304-676-3397.

Country Current

The U.S. Navy's country music band Country Current will perform at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. The concert, part of the Red, White and Blue Concert series, is free. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 346, or e-mail .


Wednesday, Sept. 1


Plush birds and Cuban paintings

Recent paintings by local Cuban artist Carlos Ruano and wing-themed fabric art of Katie Paul and Pang Tubhirun. Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4. Exhibit continues through Thursday, Sept. 30. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., town. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 301-791-3132 or go to .

Emerging student artists

Natalie Larsen, a student at Smithsburg High School, will display her photographs. Reception from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. Exhibit continues through Thursday, Sept. 30. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-791-6191 or go to

FRIDAY, Sept. 3



Custom, classic and antique cars will be on display. Register by Wednesday, Sept. 1, or from 4:40 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3. Trophies will be awarded at 8 p.m. Cars will be invited to drive through town at 8 p.m. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Call Tina Flohr at 717-261-0072 or e-mail .


Meet the artists

Meet Valley Art Association artists, Marjorie Tressler from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; Jean Strike from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4; and Zelma Lushbaugh from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813.

Landscapes by Yeager

Oil and pastel landscapes by Fayetteville, Pa., artist Marti Yeager will be on display through Jan. 8.Opening reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 3. The Blue Parrot Bistro, 35 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, Pa. Call Yeager at 717-352-7930.

Paintings and photographs

Paintings by Johan Lowie, paintings by James W. Germaux and photos by Jon Page will be on display. Reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Sept. 26. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Call 301-471-2420.

'A Light Touch'

Paintings by Viktoriya Hover, Deborah Strand-Miller and Dorothy Z. Yoh will be on display. Reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3. Exhibit continues through Friday, Oct. 29. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883 or go to


First Friday

First Friday will feature a car show on the square, music by Jamie O'Brien from 5 to 8 p.m. on Courthouse Plaza and folk tunes by Roy Justice at Council for the Arts. Children's events will be available at Kerrstown Square. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-0072.

First Friday Greencastle

Claire Martin and friends will perform, plus arts and crafts, face painting, and a shop-to-shop word-search game. 5 to 8 p.m. Various locations in downtown Greencastle, Pa. Go to http://www.first fridaygreencastle.comor call the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce at 717-597-4610.


First Friday Coffeehouse

Open-mic performances. Sign up begins at 7:30 p.m. Trinity Church Orchard House, W.Va. 45, 4599 Shepherdstown Road, between Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Martinsburg, W.Va. $10 donation is suggested. Call 304-876-2915 or 304-676-4422.

Music on the Terrace

Darren Beachley and Legends of the Potomac perform. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. C. Burr Artz Public Library, 110 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Call 301-600-1629 or go to

Saturday, Sept. 4


Inventors and patents

Exhibit shows famous U.S. patents, local inventions and patent models. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5. Waynesboro Area Industrial Heritage Museum, 235 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa. Call Bill Helfrick at 717-762-2751.

Two artists

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