Salem Lutheran Church to hold Christmas bazaar

November 04, 2011|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville

Salem Lutheran Church, at 17626 Bakersville Road in Keedysville, will hold a Christmas bazaar today and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Craft tables, a bake sale and food will be available. Doughnuts and coffee will be available for breakfast. Soup and sandwiches will be available for lunch.  

For more information, call 301-582-5665.

Fire company to hold breakfast  

Potomac Valley Fire Co. in Dargan will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. The menu includes pancakes, sausage and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, coffee, milk and juice. Tickets cost $5.

For more information, call 301-432-2130.

Legion post hosting Veterans Day ceremony  

Antietam 236 American Legion will host a wreath-laying ceremony at the Sharpsburg Town Square, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. Antietam National Battlefield Park Ranger Alann Schmidt will be the guest speaker, accompanied by students from the Shepherd University music department.

The 167th Airlift Wing honor guard of the West Virginia Air National Guard and classes from the Sharpsburg Elementary School will also  participate.


All veterans and the public are invited to attend.

Photographer to speak at library  

U.S. Senate photographer Janie Moltrup will speak at the Sharpsburg Library Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m.

Moltrup has photographed presidential inaugurations, dignitary arrivals, joint sessions of Congress, and has met countless people from around the world. She will display photographs representing her time at the Senate and will also answer questions.  

For more information, call 301-432-8825.  

St. Luke’s to hold spaghetti dinner  

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, at 2150 Boteler Road in Brownsville, will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Saturday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The menu includes spaghetti with meatballs, garlic bread, tossed salad, homemade cake/pie and iced tea or coffee. The meal costs $6 for adult, $3 for children and is free for those younger than 5; there is a discount for active and retired military. A bake sale table and Longaberger basket raffle will be available.  

For more information call Regina Jones at 301-432-8997.

Museum to sponsor breakfast buffet  

The Washington County Agricultural Education Center and Rural Heritage Museum will sponsor a country breakfast buffet Saturday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at the Ag Center’s multipurpose building.  

The menu includes sausage, bacon, hunter’s stew, scrambled eggs, pancakes, fried potatoes, juice, milk, coffee and tea.  

The meal costs $10 for adults,  $7 for those 65 and older and $5 for those ages 6 to 12. Those 5 and younger eat free.  

Proceeds will benefit the museum’s blacksmith shop and future transportation museum.  

For tickets, call 240-420-1714 or email A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

Books for Babies contest to begin in November  

The “Reading to Make Cents” contest to raise money for Books for Babies contest will be held the week of Nov. 13 to 20. Students will be bringing home white fliers with bright green print.

The money will be used to buy books that will be included in a book packet presented to each newborn at Meritus Medical Center.  

For more information, call 301-791-5277.

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