Out&about

sabelle Truchon greeted visitors Friday as she debuted her new AHA!exhibition at the Fire Hall Gallery in the Visitors Center at 108 N. George St.

Isabelle Truchon greeted visitors Friday as she debuted her new AHA!exhibition at the Fire Hall Gallery in the Visitors Center at 108 N. George St.

Poetry presentation: Michael Czarnecki brings his “Poems Across America” tour to Charles Town Thursday. The 7 p.m. presentation is his only scheduled stop in West Virginia, the 46th state on his tour of the Lower 48. He’ll conclude his project in New York on Sunday. For more information about him and his tour, go to foothillspublishing.com/48states.

Book Club: The Charles Town Library Book Club meets Tuesday to discuss Geraldine Brooks’ 2005 novel “March,” a retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” from the perspective of the Alcott girls’ absent father.
New members are always welcome at the monthly meetings at the library at 200 E. Washington St., but the club won’t meet in December. For details, call 304-725-2208, go to ctlibrary.org or email octllibarian@frontier.com.

Library programs: The Charles Town Library hosts special free program Nov. 21 featuring an expert from the Potomac Valley Audubon Society.
Kathryn Henry of the Audubon Society’s Backyard Naturalist program will discuss the cold-weather needs of birds, including the types of food and feeders that she recommends at 7 p.m. at the library at 200 E. Washington St.
For details, call 304-725-2208, go to ctlibrary.org or email octllibarian@frontier.com.

“Travels” exhibit: Sunday marks the end of the “Travels in Time” exhibit at Steam at Harpers Ferry located at 180 High St.
The exhibit features a Steampunk time machine, a Steampunk “Doctor Who” and digital art by Eric Holstine, Leigh Anne Cassell and Jason Edwards. Find out more by calling the gallery at 304-885-0094.

History museum: Visit the Jefferson County Museum on the ground floor of Charles Town Library at 200 E. Washington St. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Admission costs $3 for adults while children, students and Charles Town Library patrons get in free. For details, call 304-725-8628, go to jeffctywvmuseum.org or find “Jefferson County Museum” on Facebook.

“Contouring Eve” runs through Nov. 29 during the gallery’s regular hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Frescos by Truchon are on display in the new AHA! exhibition at the Fire Hall Gallery in the Visitors Center at 108 N. George St. in Charles Town. For more information, go to the painter’s website, isabelletruchon.com

“Contouring Eve” runs through Nov.29 during the gallery’s regular
hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Frescos by Truchon are on display in the new AHA! exhibition at the Fire Hall Gallery in the Visitors Center at 108 N. George St. in Charles Town. For more information, go to the painter’s website,isabelletruchon.com

Student art: “Network at the Phaze 2 Gallery,” an exhibit by Shepherd University art students Ashli Cheshire and Tyler Huffman, runs through Dec. 4 at Shepherd’s Center for Contemporary Arts. For details, email kgergely@shepherd.edu.
Art in the library: The works of Carl Tribble Jr. are on display at the South Jefferson Public Library in Summit Point through Dec. 31.
It’s the 47th in the “Art in the Library” series.
The library at 49 Church St. is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Get in touch: Do you have an Out&About item? Send it to editor@spiritofjefferson.com or put it in the mail: 114 N. Charles St., Charles Town 25414.

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