Community Calendar

Middleway Day: Celebrate all things Middleway from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday with children’s activities, a petting zoo, a clown, a kiddie train, wagon rides, demonstrations of local crafts, a variety of exhibits and live music. Food, beverages,and retail gifts will be for sale.


Yesteryear fun: Peter Burr Farm in Kearneysville hosts Peter Burr Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday with 18th-century music, demonstrations, exhibits and activities for children. For details, contact Lorri Schwartz at or 304-728-7151.


Service dedication: The Marine Corps League will conduct a dedication service at the grave of Pvt. Luke Quinn, the only Marine killed in John Brown’s raid, at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Harpers Ferry. All former Marines are invited.


Candidate forums: The League of Women Voters hosts a forum with candidates running for Districts 56 and 57, county commission and assessor at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at Shepherd University from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. A second forum will be Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bolivar Community Center, Harpers Ferry with those running for District 55, magistrate, sheriff and state senate. Questions about the forums should be directed to


Fundraiser for clinic: The Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic is hosting the sixth annual Tastes and Sounds of the Town fundraiser at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Shepherdstown Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $50. For details, visit


GOP to meet: The Jefferson County Republican Executive Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Turf Saturday at 9 a.m. Call 304-535-6914 or visit for details.


Meet the candidates: The public is invited to the Jefferson County Organization of Democratic Women’s candidate forum at 4 p.m. Sunday at Charles Town Library. Democratic Sen. Herb Snyder and District 66 candidate John Maxey will take questions from citizens and Sen. John Unger.


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