Out& about

Art show | Through Aug. 29

“A Walk in the Wood” is the latest art show at Charles Town’s Fire Hall Gallery.

Organized by the Washington Street Artists’ Cooperative, the display features woodworkers Nancy Streeter, Joe Bourgeois and Greg McNabb’s sculpture, furniture and functional objects.

The show runs until Aug. 29 at the gallery at 108 N. George St., which is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. There’s no charge for admission. For details, call 304-724-2090 or go to washingtonstreetartistcooperative.org.

The exhibit is sponsored by the Jefferson Arts Council, formerly the Arts & Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County.

 

Twilight swim | Friday

Friday evenings brings the chance to enjoy the Jefferson Memorial Pool on Mildred Street in Charles Town from 7 to 10 p.m. The cost is $3 per person or $8 per family. Questions? Call 304-725-8313 or go online to jmpark.org.

 

History museum | Ongoing

The Jefferson County Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at 200 E. Washington St. in Charles Town.

The museum’s collection includes a hand-penned 1799 letter from George Washington and the wooden wagon that carried John Brown to the gallows.

Admission costs $3 and is free to students, children and Charles Town Library patrons. For details, contact curator Jane Rissler (304-725-8628 or email curator@jeffctywvmuseum.org).

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