Five for your planner: Monday, Aug. 27

August 24, 2012
  • Hamilton Pink Coat is part ofFabulous Fashions 1790 to 1930 exhibit open at the Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown.
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1. Fabulously fashionable

"Fabulous Fashions 1790 to 1930" exhibit is open at the Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Exhibit contains clothing worn by Washington County women over the period of 1790 to 1930. Highlights include gowns of Edwardian lace, a pure silk Empire design from the 18th century, a coat worn by the wife of Gov. William T. Hamilton and other women's fashions. The items will be complemented by dress military uniforms from 1812 to 1898 and some children's clothing. The exhibit will join a reprise of "Potpourri — Treasures from the Attic." Reception, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit continues through the holiday season. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Call 301-797-8782 to make sure staff or volunteers are available to conduct tours. $5; $3, seniors and students; free for ages 14 and younger. Go to

2. Lucky Punk to make your day

Lucky Punk will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $5; $2, ages 12 and younger. Call 301-790-3500 or go to Part of Wind Down Friday series.

3. Meet the artists

Meet Valley Art Association artists Tamara Hoffman, pictured, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31; the museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1; Jeff Driscoll from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Free admission. Call 301-797-6813, email or go to

4.'I will survive'

Shepherdstown Film Society 2012 fall film festival will feature "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert." (R) Two drag queens travel from Sydney to Alice Springs, Australia, in a bus they named Priscilla. The movie will be shown 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, King Street, Shepherdstown. Opening night reception, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at War Memorial Building. Free. Go to

5.  A day in the park

Art in the Park will be noon to dusk Saturday, Sept. 1, and Sunday, Sept. 2, at Doub's Woods Park's arts pavilion, 1307 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown.  Local artists including David Heatwole, pictured; face painting, fun, games, balloons and music. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Sponsored by Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery. Noon to dusk. Call 301-791-6191, email or go to

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