Five events for your calendar: Tuesday, Nov. 1

November 01, 2011
  • "The Polar Bear Explorer" is just one of the many films that will be shown during the American Conservation Film Festival.
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1. Conservation on film

American Conservation Film Festival runs Thursday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 6. Festival features films on conservation, including "The Polar Explorer," pictured. Three venues in Shepherdstown, W.Va. $40 full festival pass; $10, individual block tickets. For a list of films, go to www.conservationfilm .org. Call 304-876-7373 or email

2. 'The Rivalry' begins Friday

"The Rivalry," a play about the Lincoln-Douglas debates. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Nov. 12, at Harpers Ferry Middle School, Bolivar, W.Va..; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, Saturday, Nov. 19; Friday, Dec. 2, Saturday, Dec. 3, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 898 Washington St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va. $10; $5, students; free for children younger than 12. For reservations, call 304-535-2009, email,

3. Civil War at Fort Frederick

"Picketing the Potomac — Fort Frederick in the Civil War." A special event commemorating the 150th anniversary of Fort Frederick's role in the American Civil War. There will be living history and tactical demonstrations. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. $3; children 6 to 12, $2. Call 301-842-2155.

4. Music with Bittersweet

Bittersweet Gospel Band will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, 15 S. Mulberry St., Hagerstown.

5. Golf without clubs

Little Heiskell Challenge — disc golf tournament will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hagerstown Greens at Hamilton Run, 2 S. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown.  All levels of players are welcome. prizes awarded. Sanctioned by Professional Disc Golf Association. 9 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. tournament begins. For cost and to register online, go to www  heiskell-challenge-registration.html, call 301-739-8577, ext. 180, or email

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