Five for your planner: Friday, Oct. 12

October 11, 2012
  • Hagerstown Mayor William Breichner, left, peeks at a donkey sculpture presented to the city by Jorn Schroh, the burgermeister of Wesel, Germany, in 2002 during a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hagerstown and Wesel's Sister City relationship. This weekend, the two cities celebrate 60 years as "sisters."
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1. Sister City party

The Hagerstown-Wesel Sister City Association holds a reception to celebrate 60th anniversary at 7 p.m. tonight. Representatives from Wesel will be at the reception. Open to the public. Discovery Station, 101 W. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free admission. Go to

2. Peter Burr history

Music, exhibits and demonstrations of 18th-century homemaking crafts, including wool spinning and butter churning. Also, 18th-century children’s games and dancing. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Peter Burr House, 176 E. Burr Blvd., Kearneysville, W.Va. Free admission. Go to

3. Jazz and poetry

Jazz and poetry from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191.

4. Cross stitch art

South Jefferson Public Library holds a reception from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, for four local cross-stitch artists. An exhibit of their work continues through November at the library at the corner of Summit Point Road and Church Street, Summit Point, W.Va. Call 304-725-6227 or go to

5. ‘Carnival Couture’ fundraiser

Sagittarius Salon & Spa will host a costumed fashion show to raise funds for John Marsh Cancer Center patient navigation program at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. The salon is at 1136 Conrad Court, Hagerstown. Food, beverages, entertainment and silent auction. Cost is $75. Call 301-797-8008.

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