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Weekend calendar - Nov. 5

November 05, 2011

Open studio

Metal sculptor Scott Cawood opens his studio to visitors. Showing work in progress and holiday gift ideas. Noon to 5 p.m. today. Scott Cawood Art Studio, 3829 Harpers Ferry Road, south of Sharpsburg. Free. Go to  www.cawoodart.com, send email to cawood@cawoodart.com or call 301-432-2131.


Fall Fair and Art Show

Mountaintop Community Fall Fair and Art Show features artists, authors, handmade crafts and food. Antique appraisals, $5 per item. 2 to 3 p.m. auction. Entertainment by Rich Fehle at 10 a.m., Claire Martin at 1 p.m. Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Blue Ridge Mountain Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co. fire hall, 13063 Monterey Lane, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Call 717-642-5645 or send email to jacksmtn@embarqmail.com.


Saturday Plus

Dave Kaplan, aka "Mr. Butterfly," will talk about monarch butterflies. 2 p.m. today. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Free with admission of $5 to $7; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.org.


Ghosts of Green Hill

Re-enactment of the battle that took place nearly 150 years ago. Horse-pulled haunted tour, Civil War re-enactment, storytelling, live music, food and beverages, camping, period artisans. The Whiskey Rebellion will perform. Period attire is encouraged but not required. 5 p.m. to midnight today. Green Hill Farm, 5329 Mondell Road, Sharpsburg. $10 per person; free for those 10 and younger. Horse-pulled tour, $10; free for ages 5 and younger. Call 304-279-0016 or send email to erinmoshier@gmail.com. Go to http://ghfarm.webs.com/ghostsofgreenhill.htm.


Ask a Master Gardener

Master Gardener volunteers will offer information on composting for backyards and indoors. Visitors are invited to bring questions about plants or insects for identification and help. Bring samples in clean, sealed containers or bags. 8 a.m. to noon today. Hagerstown City Farmers Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown. Send email to mgplantclinic@gmail.com.


Gospel music

Bittersweet Gospel Band will perform. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, 15 S. Mulberry St., Hagerstown. Freewill offering. Call 301-733-3565.


Beethoven's Mass in C Major

Shepherd University's Masterworks Chorale will present Ludwig van Beethoven's Mass in C Major with full orchestra and soloists. 8 p.m. today at St. James Catholic Church, Charles Town, W.Va. Another performance is 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Shepherd University's Frank Center, University Drive, Shepherdstown. Tickets cost $15 to $27. Call 304-876-5765 or go to www.sufom.org.


Fort Frederick and Civil War

"Picketing the Potomac — Fort Frederick in the Civil War." An 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. today and Sunday. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. $3; $2, ages 6 to 12. Call 301-842-2155.

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