Staff picks for Sept. 8 to 14

September 08, 2011
  • Country singers Megan Mullins and James Wesley will perform a fundraising concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at Harmony United Methodist Church in Falling Waters.
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The Top Five

Nashville cats
Country singers James Wesley and Megan Mullins will perform a concert tonight to benefit the University of Maryland Medical Center Living Organ Donor Follow-Up Clinic. A silent auction will be held with guitars, CDs and photos signed by country singers including Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Sugarland, Martina McBride and others. 6:30 p.m. Harmony United Methodist Church, 9455 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, W.Va. Suggested donation $10; however all donations accepted. Call 304-274-6540 or email

Life as a soldier
Park rangers show what daily life was like for Civil War soldiers. For all ages. Noon on Friday at Washington County Monument State Park, Fort Necessity Pavilion, off Alt. U.S. 40, east of Boonsboro. Entrance fee, $2 per vehicle; $3 for out-of-staters. Call 301-432-8065.

Wyeth art show reception
Artwork by members of the Wyeth family will be exhibited. Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. $20; $15 museum members. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Blood, Sweat & Tears
BS&T perform songs from nearly 45 years of musical hits. 8 p.m. Friday at Shippensburg University’s H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. Tickets cost $29 to $45. Call 717-477-7469 or go to

Patriotic dinner and musical
Singers, dancers, gymnasts and actors will present a show about American history from the Pilgrims to the attacks of Sept. 11. 6 to 7:15 p.m. pre-dinner activities such as horse rides, tennis, cable ride, swimming and canoeing. Dinner from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.; show from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. Three days only: Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Antietam Recreation, 9745 Garis Shop Road, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $20 to $29 plus tax. Call 301-797-7999 or go to

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Art show opening
A reception marks a show of artwork by Johan Lowie. Reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to

The Bard at HCC
Cambridge American Stage Tour will present William Shakespeare’s “MacBeth.” 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Hagerstown Community College’s Classroom Building Auditorium, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 225, or email

Remembrance parade
Parade in memory of the fire, rescue and law enforcement personnel who died on Sept. 11, 2001. Sponsored by First Hose Company of Boonsboro Inc. 6:30 p.m. Sunday along Main Street, Boonsboro. Call 301-432-2348.

Car and truck show
All vehicles must drive onto the show grounds. Rain or shine. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Leitersburg Ruritan grounds, behind fire station, 21431 Leiter St., Leitersburg. $10 for participants; free for spectators. Proceeds benefit Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Co. and Auxiliary. Call Kevin Jones at 301-992-6359 or go to

One-woman show
Artwork by Becky Dietrich will be on display. Her paintings include watercolor, acrylic and etchings. Open house, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Oller House, 138 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Admission is free. Call 717-762-1747.

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