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8 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, March 25, 1999 West Virginia Symphony at Apollo This Friday Evening Director Thomas Conlin Violinist Philip Quint Come celebrate the arrival of exciting, young violinist Philip spring with Maestro Thomas Quint. Winner of the first prize in Conlin and the West Virginia Sym- the 1997 Carnegie Hall Competi- phony orchestra when they tion, Russian-born Quint has been present an all-Mendelssohn con- described as a "legend in the mak- cert this Friday, March 26, at 7:30 ing" by the Palm Beach Post and at the Apollo Civic Theatre in made a "smashing impression" on Martinsburg. the Lost Angeles Times after his The program will include the arrival in the U.S. in 1991. Violin Concerto in E Minor, the Tickets to this gala performance Symphony No. 4, "Italian," and the are priced as follows: Box seats - overture "Hebrides" CFingal's $50; first four rows - $35; orchestra Cave") by the great German corn- - $20; balcony - $10. For reserva- poser of the 19th century, Felix tions or questions about the perfor- Mendelssohn and will feature the mance, call (304)263-6766. ArtsExtravaganza Starts Friday T h e s e c o n d a n n u a 1 mous Chili dinner from 5:30 until ArtsExtravaganza fundraiser 9 p.m. at the Men's Club and the sponsored by the Arts and Hu- Upper Dulcimer Fest will hold its manities Alliance of Jefferson concert at the Frank Center at 8 County will begin with an Art p.m. Musicians, dancers, and Opening from 5 until 8:30 p.m. writers will perform during the downstairs at the Men's Club in Art Party dinner and art show. Shepherdstown this Friday. It is Tickets for the Art Party dinner also the night of the informal con- are $15 in advance and $20 at the cert and jam session of the Upper door. Make your reservations Potomac Dulcimer Fest's Spring early, because last year the dinner Music Weekend which will be held sold out. The Art Show and Sale upstairs at the Men's Club. are free. For information and res- There will be a poetry reading ervations about the Art Party, con- during the opening, tact Ed Moore at 876-3194. For Friday is just the beginning of information about the Art Show the art and music extravaganza, a n d S a I e, c o n t a c t P e g The Art Show and Sale will con- McNaughton at 876-3032. For in- tinue through Sunday, March 28. formation about the Upper Poto- Saturday evening, March 27, is mac Dulcimer Pest's Spring Music the big show. Aha will host its fa- Weekend, contact Joanie Blanton at 263-2531. EGG HUNT The Jefferson County Parks and Recreation will be accepting registration for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 27, at 2 p.m. Eggs will be filled with excit- ing prizes and candy for children of all ages to take home. Children will need to bring an Easter bas- ket. Fee: $2 per child. Call the office 728-3207 to pre-register. SPAGHETTI DINNER Fundraiser for South Jefferson 4-H Club on March 26, 6 to 9 p.m. at Summit Point Methodist Church. $5 adults; $2.50 children under six. Purchase tickets early or at the door. Easter basket giveaway, $1 per ticket at 7:30 on March 26. EASTER PARTY Sunday, March 28, at the Shannondale Club from 3 to 5 p.m. Egg hunt, games, prizes, photos with the Easter Bunny ($5), Easter tattoos, refreshments, costumed characters. All are welcome. Non- members will be charged a $1 ad- mission. Bring your basket for the egg hunt. For more info, call 725- 8459. CLINIC SATURDAY The bi-monthly blood pressure clinic, sponsored by the Shepherdstown Ministerial Asso- Nation, will be held at Trinity Epis- copal Church in Shepherdstown this Saturday, March 27, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. The clinic is free, a public service, open to all members of the surrounding com- munity. Society's Big Band Dance Set Reminisce to the sounds of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and the Dorsey Brothers. On May 15 from 9 p.m. to midnight (swing dance demonstrations at 8:00) at Hockman's Auction between Martinsburg and Charles Town. Voom-Voom and Her Paradise Gardens Orchestra will perform at a benefit dance for the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County. Voom-Voom was a great success at last year's event, and a great time was had by all, listening and danc- ing to all 40s swing and ballroom. Celebrate those fabulous 40s -- dig out your favorite vintage frocks, WWII military uniforms and zoot suits. Or, wear what suits you best. Variety of drinks and snack plat- ters. $20 per person, $20 optional to reserve a table for six. Call Kay at 304-728-8247 or email