Five for your planner: Tuesday, May 8

May 07, 2012
  • From left, Terry Purcell-Diehl, Tim Newton and Quentin Godman in "Big Sur."
Photo by James Sikes

1. Talking his way through his journey

In "Big Sur," a middle-aged man follows his dream to drive cross country to Big Sur pledging to talk with any and all who he meets. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Fridays, May 11 and 18, and Saturdays, May 12 and 19; 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17; 3 p.m. Sundays, May 13 and 20. Ice House, Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. $12; $8 MAC members; the May 17 show is a pay-what-you-can performance. Go to

2. What happens  in Vegas

"Nunsensations! The Nunsense Vegas Revue'" opens Friday, May 11, at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. In "Nunsensations!," the sisters perform in Las Vegas in order to receive a $10,000 donation. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, May 20. Tickets cost $15; $10 students. For reservations, call 717-263-0202 or go to

3. Keep rockin' on

Evolution Rock School students will perform "Five Decades of Rock — Live" Saturday, May 12, at Academy Theater Banquet and Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.; show at 3 p.m. There will be a special guest performance by House Rules. $5; free for children younger than 5. Call 301-733-1850 or email evolutionrock

4. Being green's easy

 The Boonsboro Green Fest will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Shafer Park, off Potomac Street, Boonsboro. Eco-friendy products and services, collection of recyclables, gently used clothing swap and sale, collection of musical instruments. Entertainment by The Yardslippers, Ray Owen, Tony M. Music. Also activities for children. Rain or shine. Free admission. Go to

5. Historically romantic

Author Kelly Conrad will sign copies of her historical romance novel, "Shaman," 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the Hagerstown Visitor Welcome Center, Public Square, downtown Hagerstown. Go to

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