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Pitch perfect

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Pitch perfect

‘Honus and Me’ starts Friday CHARLES TOWN — Starting Friday, baseball fans and theater lovers alike can come to the Old Opera House Theatre here to catch a timely baseball-oriented play, “Honus and Me.” Five additional performances are scheduled through May 5. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest […]

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Out and About

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Celebrate Earth Day Saturday’s Panhandle Earth Day Celebration will include live bands, craft projects and other activities for kids, a farmers market, demonstrations and information booths from a slew of green-minded vendors and activists, and more. The free event begins at noon at Morgan’s Grove Park, located along W.Va. 480 on the corner of Kearneysville […]

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Home, garden tour

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Home, garden tour

This weekend brings the 58th annual House and Garden Tour of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson Counties. The tours, happening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, include eight sites in Charles Town, Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown and Martinsburg. For adults, the cost for the complete tour is $20 or $6 for admission to a […]

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Community Notes

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Books needed: The Friends of Shepherdstown Library is currently seeking book donations for its Mother’s Day weekend book sale fundraising event. Books should be delivered to the War Memorial Building in Shepherdstown between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 8, 9 and 10. New and used adult fiction and nonfiction books, DVDs, children’s books and […]

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Amount of waste from farm to plate is food for thought

Putting a meal on the table for a husband and 10 kids during the Great Depression gave my grandmother an up close and personal view of the adage: Waste not; want not. OK, so it was a recession, not a depression that we just went through, but a lousy economy is a lousy economy and […]

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A show that helps

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House calls

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House calls

Remedy for spring fever? Explore Cedar Lawn, other stops on Home and Garden Tour CHARLES TOWN – Cedar Lawn, the newly renovated Washington family home that dates to 1825, is among the highlights of next weekend’s House and Garden Tour of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson Counties. Organized by members of community garden clubs through the […]

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Next weekend’s event to showcase eight sites

CHARLES TOWN – Eight history-rich destinations, half in Jefferson County and half in Berkeley, compose the lineup for next weekend’s 58th annual House and Garden Tour. A look at the tour’s stops in Jefferson:   Cedar Lawn Located at 1303 Earle Road in Charles Town, the Greek Revival brick structure first occupied by John T.A. […]

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Out&about

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Upcoming events include a new round of belly dancing classes led by Kristen Dorsey (below), a fresh take on “The Wizard of Oz” at Shepherdstown’s Full Circle Theater (right) and, starting next weekend, the play, “Honus and Me” at Old Opera House in Charles Town about Pittsburgh Pirates Honus Wagner (below, right). For details, see […]

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Community Notes

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Classmates sought: The Jefferson High School Class of 1993’s 20-year reunion on July 13 will include a family cookout and a dinner. For details, email jhsclass1993@gmail.com.   Support group: A new depression support group meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Monday of the month at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Charles Town. For […]

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