Five for your planner: Wednesday, Aug. 14

August 12, 2013
  • Fuzzy gets a taste of victory as Matthew Vickers searches for a place to pin another ribbon during dairy judging at the 2012 Jefferson County Fair. The 2013 county fair opens on Saturday, Aug. 17, near Kearneysville, W.Va.
By Kevin G. Gilbert/Staff Photographer

1. Jefferson County Fair
The annual Jefferson County Fair features entertainment and rides. The fair starts Sunday, Aug. 18. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 1707 Leetown Pike, Kearneysville, W.Va. $5, ages 16 and older; $3, ages 6 to 15; free for ages 5 and younger. No additional charge for grandstand. Free parking. For a complete schedule, go to

2. Hagerstown Municipal Band
Selections include “Cyrus the Great March” by King, “Slavonic Dance No. 1” by Dvorak and “Three Quarter Blues” by Holcombe. The percussion section will be featured. Sunday, Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m. City Park’s Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

3. Ballet open house
The Chambersburg Ballet Theatre will hold registration for fall classes. Students will perform excerpts from “Sleeping Beauty.” Friday, Aug. 16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Capitol Theatre Wood Center, 159 S. Main St., downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-709-1800 or send an email to

4. Art exhibit at gallery
Exhibit featuring original works by Andreia Gliga begins Sunday, Aug. 18. Reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Aug. 24. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, send an email to or go to

5. W.Va. statehood lecture series
Tim Rowland will discuss “Why We Bombed Hancock.” Rowland’s books will be available for purchase after the talk. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 p.m. Museum of the Berkeley Springs, Second Floor of Roman Bath House, Fairfax and Wilkes streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Go to

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