Out&about

Weekend Powwow: This weekend brings a Wanjila Oyate Wacipi, or All Nations Powwow, to Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Put on by the One Heart One Mind Interpretive Center, the Charles Town-based Native American educational, historical and community center, the event unfolds from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission costs $8, but children under 12, veterans, police and emergency workers all get in free. Anyone is welcome to watch traditional dancers and listen to drummers, with proceeds paying for medical supplies for Lakota and Ponca families in South Dakota and Nebraska. For details, call 605-299-2558 or email OHOMCenter@yahoo.com.

Feeling “Fox”y: Theater lovers can catch “The Fox on the Fairway” at downtown Charles Town’s Old Opera House starting Friday night. The play continues Saturday night and Sunday afternoon and again next weekend. For more information or tickets, call 304-725-4420 or visit www.oldoperahouse.org.

Nashville artist performs: Acclaimed singer-songwriter Laurie McClain of Nashville performs this week at the First Friday Coffeehouse at Trinity Church Orchard House on W.Va. 45, four miles north of the four-way stop in Shepherdstown. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for social time and open mic sign-up; refreshments will be served. No cover, but organizers request a $10 donation. To know more, call First Friday organizer Steve Warner at 304-676-4422 or 304-876-2915. For more on the artist, visit www.lauriemcclain.com.

Feeling vibrant: Shepherdstown native JiJi Russell leads a two-day workshop, “Yoga & Mindful Eating for Vibrant Health,” starting Saturday at CraftWorks at Cool Spring, the creative living retreat on Lloyd Road just outside of Charles Town. CraftWorks’ “Master Artist” series kicks off with Russell offering practical ideas for using yoga, breathing techniques and nutrition to boost mind and body. For pricing details or to sign up, go to www.craftworks.org or call 304-728-6233.

Pottery open house: Learn more about Ren and Pam Parziale and their award-winning Sycamore Pottery this weekend at their studio at 5210 Paynes Ford Road in Leetown, where they’ve been making stoneware and red ware on the potters’ wheel for 40 years. The free studio tour happens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For details, go to www.eiderdowncottage.com/sycamorepottery, send an email to pamoren@frontiernet.net or call 304-725-4251.

Shepherdstown play: The drama “K2” continues Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Full Circle Theater, 113 S. Princess St., Shepherdstown. For details, call 304-268-7798 or see www.fullcircletheaterco.org.

Wild times: There’s still time to take part in the unique food event, Wild Food Weekend Retreat, which starts Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. Gather on the beautiful grounds of For the Love of Children in Harpers Ferry for a hike led by a wild food expert, then enjoy a gourmet dinner with the foods gathered. Also on the lineup: a cooking demonstration and brunch; a screening of an herb-themed film; and the chance to indulge in weed beer, honey mead and herbal cordials.  The cost for the weekend varies, depending on whether participants choose to camp out at FLOC or just take part in one part of the weekend. For more, go to www.divine-journeys.com or call Divine Journeys’ Kristen Dorsey at 304-261-8157.

Feeling vibrant: Shepherdstown native JiJi Russell leads a two-day workshop, “Yoga & Mindful Eating for Vibrant Health,” starting Saturday at CraftWorks at Cool Spring, the creative living retreat on Lloyd Road just outside of Charles Town. CraftWorks’ “Master Artist” series kicks off with Russell offering practical ideas for using yoga, breathing techniques and nutrition to boost mind and body. For pricing details or to sign up, go to www.craftworks.org or call 304-728-6233.

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