'Evening in Hancock' tickets selling fast

April 06, 2011|Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock

It might be standing room only again this year for the Hancock Arts Council's popular fundraiser, "An Evening in Hancock."

Arts Council President Sinclair Hamilton said tickets are almost gone. So, if you plan to attend, be sure to call right away to make your reservation.

This year's event is planned for Friday, April 15, at the Park-n-Dine Restaurant, and the lineup features some favorite repeats such as Ann Knox's poetry and the Arts Council Band, but adds some new faces as well.

Tickets are on sale at Town Hall.

Potpie dinner set for Saturday

There is plenty of good eating in the area this weekend.

Park Head United Methodist Church will sponsor a ham potpie dinner Saturday from 4 p.m. until sold out. Dinner price is by donation only, and there will be a bake sale for a choice of desserts. The church is on U.S. 40 off Interstate 70 at the Indian Springs exit.

Open house

On Sunday, the Lionesses will hold a membership open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Hancock United Methodist Upper Room Hall. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Faye Conley at 301-678-5432.

Lenten services continue at church

Wednesday Night Lenten Services at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church come to a close Wednesday, April 13.

This year's final guest preacher is the Rev. Anjel Scarborough. Scarborough, a former intern at the local church, now serves as a chaplain for Hospice of Washington County and assists part-time at St. Mark's Church, Lappans Road, near Boonsboro.

She will speak on Jesus as "The Light of the World" during a 7:30 p.m. service of evening prayer conducted by the Rev. Allan Weatherholt, rector of St. Thomas'.

A Lenten potluck supper precedes at 6:30 p.m. The church is at Church and High streets in Hancock.

'Finding Your Voice'

In cooperation with the Morgan County Forum for the Arts, and Science and Technology, the Hancock Arts Council will sponsor a workshop "Finding Your Voice" with Charles Williams.

Williams emphasizes the best techniques of good singing and helps you "find" your own voice.

He will conduct a master class and group workshops on Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, with a free concert on April 30.

The cost for the master class or group participation is $25, and advanced registration is required. Sign up at or call 304-258-4452.

The master class is limited to four, and the group sessions to 15 participants.

Spaghetti dinner

If you want spaghetti, try Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church, 14253 Exline Road. Their dinner is from 4 to 7 p.m. with a $6.50 price for adults, $3 for children 6-10, and children under 6 eat free.


This is a full meal including salad, bread, beverage and dessert. For more information, call 301-678-6016.

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