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i;// ~,~;;i~i~~ ~ i % l E BI0 Wednesday, March 7, 2018 % il Cousins Gaynelle and Peaches Verdeen (played by Christine Brewer, left, and Tia DeMedici, Old Opera House's hilarious comedy, "Last Roundup of the Guacamole right) rush to comfort Jimmie Wyvette (Amy Hebb, Queens." The show debuts at 8' p.m. Friday. ROBERT SNYDER center) in the +, them= Latest at OOH showcases more from the hilarious Verdeens of Sweetgum, Texas By CHRISTINE SNYDER Wyvette (Hebb) as they scramble to produce edJtor@sp the "ultimate" high school reunion before their old school gets demolished. CHARLES TOWN And of course as is the case with all of the Three of Charles Town's funniest comedi- Jones Hope Wooten gut-busters, nothing hap- ennes - Amy Hebb, Tia DeMedici and Chris- pens without an obstacle or two. title Brewer - will bring the Verdeen cousins. Here, Gaynelle is still reeling from the hu- of Sweetgum, Texas, to life this weekend as miliating demise of the ex-husband she detest- "Last Roundup of the Guacamole Queens" ed; Peaches's romantic life is a struggle be- debuts at the Old Opera House. cause her potential honeys are aging and don't The show by the popular writing trio Jones feel great about her work as a funeral home Hope Wooten is the third and final installment cosmetologist; and Jimmie Wyvette must try in the comedy series that included two other to restore her public image after getting into shows that have been huge hits at the OOH an on-camera catfight with a local televange- - "The Red Velvet Cake War" and "Rex's list. Oh, and the cousins also are hoping to im- Exes." press a governor's aide with their party-plan- The next installment again follows Gaynelle ning capabilities so that they can land the cov- (Brewer), Peaches (DeMedici) and Jimmie eted job of throwing the governor's birthday bash and stay above water financially. The play has many other twists and turns, too - including the question of which lucky lady who will be crowned the very last Gua- camole Queen of Sweetgum High. Even those who haven't seen the previ- Grover Lout (portrayed by Lee Hebb) has his hands full as he Interacts with Peaches,! Verdeen (DeMedlcl) in "Last Roundup of the Guacamole Queens." Three performances of the fun show happen this weekend at the Old Opera House In Charles Town. ous Sweetgum stories will enjoy the show, which also includes cast members Ellen Nich- ols, Gail Farmer, David Lusk, Krista Hoff- man, Mary Alice Thoma, Linda Romero, Lee Hebb, Charlie Perkins, Jeff Wine and Eliza- beth Egan. t&ab Out" weekly entertainment calendar Free film I Friday See "The Brother from Another Planet" as the Shepherd- stown Film Society's spring series continues at 7 p.m. Friday. i The film plays in Reyfiolds Hall at 109 N. King St. on the Campus of Shepherd University. Upcoming films in the se- ries include"Le Grand Voyage" (April 13) and "A Better Life" (April 20). For details, go online to shepherdstownfilmsoci- e .org. ,7 Pottery exhibit I Ongoin9 Artist Anne Ru]e-Thompson's new "The Soul-Full Cup" exhibit brings together works by 45 artists from around the country to show off, in her words, "the beauty and intimacy of the humble cup." The new exhibit happens at the Rivers Gallery and Studio in Harpers Ferry at 1346 W. Washington St. "The Soul-Full Cup" artists include Rule-Thompson herself, Pam Parziale, Pen Parziale, Denise Kupiszewski, Lisa Kovatch, Rose Men- dez, Joy Bridy and dozens of others. See the display during the gallery's regular hours - 9 a.m. to (iii/i;ii Joe Morton portrays "The Brother," an alien who escaped from slavery on his home planet and is pursued by agents in his new home in New York City. There's a free showing of the movie in Shepherdstown on Friday. 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday - or to learn more, go to Big Cork fundraiser I March 31 Love the Shepherdstown Public Library? Enjoy trying new wines? The library's latest fundraiser,"Night Out at Big Cork," will raise money for the new library building. The fun happens from 6 to 9 p.m. March 31at Big Cork Vineyards in Rohrers- ville, Md. For ticket details and other infomation, go to lib. or call the library at 304-876-2783. Youth art display I Through March 26 The Jefferson Arts Council's Youth Art Month Gallery Show continues through March 26 during the gallery's regular hours - noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat- urdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. The works are on display inside the Washington Street Gal- lery at 108 N. George St. in Charles Town. There's no admis- sion charge, To know more, find "Jefferson Arts Council" on Facebook or go to Museum I Ongoing The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, Va tells the story of art, history and culture in the valley, including counties in Virginia as well as Jefferson and Berkeley counties in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. The museum, located at 901 Amherst St is open from 10 a.m. to 4 pan. Tuesday to Sunday. Admission to the museum is free to those 12 and younger, $8 for seniors and those ages 13 to 18, or $10 for'adults. For more information, go to themsv. org. - Compiled by Christine Snyder. Send items for this space to her at editor@ Town Farmers Market OPENING DAY 14th 8 to lo m. BY BUSHEL & PECK have the freshest uce in town! OPEN TUESDAY - SUNDAY 10AM-6PM ]]link Bill Washington St Charles Town Ph: 304-885-8133 Shop SnlaA t ! t I ~ ~ Ei