Staff picks for Feb. 9 to 15

February 09, 2012
  • Elvis Presley tribute artist Kevin Booth will perform Friday at Cozy Restaurant in Thurmont, Md.
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The Top Five
A tribute to the King
Elvis Presley tribute artist Kevin Booth will perform. 6:30 p.m. Friday at Cozy Restaurant, 103 Frederick Road, Thurmont, Md. $13; $1 of the ticket price goes toward a snack bar or dinner. Food is not included in ticket price. For tickets, call 301-271-7373 or 301-271-2023.

Make Me Laugh Comedy Tour
Lonnie Davis and Chad Beadle will headline the Friday evening show; also featuring Chris Ables, KD the comedian and Marcell. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Next Dimensions, 132 Old National Pike, south of Funkstown. $12 for the first 100 people; $15 at the door; VIP passes available. Ages 21 and older. Call 240-367-5052 or email

‘Hallelujah Girls’
Meet the feisty females of Eden Falls, Ga., at a moment when they decide to shake up their lives. Rated PG. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Feb. 19. Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Tickets cost $15 to $17; $8 for students. Call 304-725-4420 or go to

Talent Extravaganza
Annual talent show featuring community members. 7 p.m. Saturday at Apollo Civic Theatre, 128  E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $10 at the door. Call 304-263-6766 or go to

Travelogue Series
The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown continues its Travelogue Series with “LaManche/The English Channel” with host Monty Brown. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at South Hagerstown High School, 1101 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10; $5 students. For information or tickets, call 301-739-1981. Proceeds help the Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown raise funds to support charities in Washington County.

Top Five Free
Romantic evening for two
After one day together, Emma and Dexter can’t stop thinking about each other. Key moments of their lives continue to happen on the same day every year, which is the anniversary of the day they met. (PG-13.) Bring your own dinner; drinks and desserts will be provided. 6 p.m. Friday at Boonsboro Library, 401 Potomac St., Boonsboro. For adults. Call 301-432-5723, go to or

Museum art reception
Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon artist reception and awards ceremony. 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or email

Short film festival
Three groups of short films provide a glimpse of different aspects of the Appalachian Trail. Movies on Saturday at 10 to 11 a.m., noon to 1 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Visitor’s Center, 799 Washington St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Free. Call 304-535-6331, ext. 134, or email Go to

Christian Storytelling Cafe
Story themes on love, friendship, relationships, faithfulness and discovery. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Storytellers can register by calling Faith at 301-573-5311 or email; give your name, story title and length.

Poetry recitation contest
The regional competition will be held for Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest for high school students. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

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