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Five for your planner: Tuesday, July 31

July 30, 2012
  • Berkeley County Youth Fair kicks off Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Berkeley County Youth Fair Grounds, off Golf Course Road, Martinsburg, W.Va.
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1. Fun for the family

Berkeley County Youth Fair kicks off Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Berkeley County Youth Fair Grounds, off Golf Course Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. Amusements and entertainment, including truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, Monday, Aug. 6, and Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the track area; entertainment by David Nail, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, amphitheater; bull riding, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, track area; demolition derby, figure eight derby and flat track enduro, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, and Saturday, Aug. 11. For admission fees, go to www.berkeleycountyyouthfair.org.



2. In memory of Tyler

Tyler Trot 5K walk and run will be Saturday, Aug. 4, at Antietam National Battlefield, 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg. The run is in memory of Tyler Matthew, above, who died because of complications from Charge Syndrome. Registration begins at 8 am. 5K walk/run at 9 a.m. and the kids fun run at 10 a.m. Awards given in age categories. Cost is $30. Kids Fun Run is open to ages 10 and younger. Run benefits Charge Syndrome Foundation. For more information, go to www.tylertrot.org.


3. Playing pigeons

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will perform funk, jam, electronic and rock music at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $5. Call 304-876-3704.


4. 'Brushes with Nature'

"Brushes with Nature" will feature artwork by Ruth Ann Smith, Marti Yeager, Anne Finucane and Laurie McKelvie. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. Continues through September. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com.


5. A walk to remember

Park Naturalist Renee Fincham and Master Naturalist Clark Dixon will lead an evening nature walk at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Cacapon State Park's Nature Center, 818 Cacapon Lodge Drive, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.  Sponsored by Potomac Valley Aubudon Society. 8:30 p.m. Rain or shine. Bring a flashlight, insect repellent and comfortable walking shoes. Call Ellen Murphy at 304-676-8739 or email ellen@potomacaudubon.org.

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