This black-and-white image and other works by award-winning photographer Curt Mason will be showcased in the meeting room of the South Jefferson Public Library in Summit Point. The new exhibit – the library’s 41st such display – debuts Saturday and will continue through the end of January. A free reception with the artist happens from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 9 at the library at 49 Church St. For details, call 304-725-6227 or visit sojeffersonlibrary.com.
Thanks to the Shepherdstown Film Society, anyone can see Loretta Lynn’s 1980 hit biopic “Coal Miner’s Daughter” for free. Friday’s showing begins at 7 p.m. at Reynolds Hall on the Shepherd University campus. Part of the university’s Appalachian Heritage Writer in Residence program, the film will be followed by a discussion period led by Adam Booth, a music assistant at Shepherd. For more on the Film Society, go to shepherdstownfilmsociety.org.
Historian John Stealey III will put Shepherdstown’s history in a regional and national context during a free lecture that starts at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at 213 N. King St. in Shepherdstown. A free reception will follow. For details, call Cheryl Gregory at 304-876-0919 or email Suni Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.