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PAGE C8 , &apos;t Our weekly etertaimett ca/eidar Wednesday, May 16, 2012 :, or , v.' presentation at Fisherrnen's Hall at South- west and Academy streets in downtown Chades, Town begins at 7 p.m. Friday Joe Bundy steps into the role of Delany and also hosts a question and answer session. For details, contact James Tolbert at 304-725-7852. At 7 pm Monday, a forum on Delany's life between the time he left Charles Town and the start of the Civil War and his contacts with Frederick Douglass and John Brown is held at the Charles Town Public Library. For de- tails, call James Surkamp at 304-261-7911. "DmwJng Nature3 Artist Judy Bradshaw leads a one-day workshop Saturday at Charles Town's CraftWorks at Cool Spring. The workshop will in- Clude nature still life, drawing trees, drawing from photographs for better composition, and how to keep a nature journal. Learn more at www.craft- or call 304-728-6233. " --=>., Saturday brings your final chance to see the "Art and Earth: My Art, My Wodd" exhibit contin- ues offering the chance to see more than 50 cre- ations from 36 artists. The show in thegallery of The Arts Centre at 300 W. King St. in Martinsburg may be seen daily from noon to 4 p.m. through Saturday For details, go to ;::..-,, .-;:,.,r-,,,.-;: New playground equipment will be formally unveiled at Jefferson Memorial Park with a ribbon-cutting Saturday at 10 a.m. It's also national Kids to Parks Day. pirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE "BacK' to Shepher,Jsto;,<,r This weekend brings the annual Shep- herdstown Back Alley Tour, a walking tour of gardens, businesses and various points of interest. Sponsored by the Shepherdstown Community Club, the event - happening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat- urday and from 11 am. to 4 p.m. Sunday - also features a local art show and tea party at the War Memorial Building downtown. The $20 tickets may be purchased at the Shepherdstown Sweet Shop Bakery, the Village Flodst or Bistro 112. (Children 12 and under get in free, but must be accompanied by an adult.) For details, call 304-876-3323 or go to www.backalleygardenorg Send us your items for Out&about Do you have a public event you want to publicize? The Spirit of Jefferson reaches thousands of readers across Jefferson County as well as elsewhere in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle and beyond. Email the details to Christine Miller Ford at Chdstine@spiritofjefferson. Items may be faxed to 304-728--6856 or mailed to the Spirit of Jeffer- son newsroom, 210 N. George St., Charles Town, WV 25414. Ques- tions? Call Ford at 304-725-2046. Please provide contact information in case we have questions. To place a display touting your special event, call Karen Bowers weekdays at 304-725-2046. ? Gomment? Let us know how we're doing. Your opinion is something we always want to hear. Call or contact us today. Yesteryear baking: Loaves of bread will come out of an authentic stone oven Saturday at the Peter Burr House at 176 E Burr Blvd. in Keameysville. For purchasing information or to learn more about the Burr House, contact Deborah Rochefort ( or 304-876-3061) or go to www.relivinghistoryincorg. The Burr home, built around 1786, is the oldest wood-frame house in West Virginia. Ranson Festival'. In its 11th year, free Ranson Festival happens from 10 am. to 4 p.m. Sat- urday. Come for live music, children's ac- tivities, food and oth- er vendors and much more. For details, call 304-724-3862 or email Cheryl Mills at cmills@ "fitors C(.tter ,,veited" Chades Town Mayor Peggy Smith will official- ly unveil the city's expanded Visitors Center at a ribbon-cutting at 1 p.m. Saturday at 108 N. George St. The Visitors Center now is home to the Washington Street Artists' Coopera- tive as well as the Jefferson Coun- ty Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Arts & Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County - what officials de- scdbe as "a new cornerstone in the city's emerging arts corridor." Join in the celebration of the 200th anni- versary of the birth of acclaimed African-American inventor/phy- sician/journalist (and Charles Town native) Martin Delany. First up: the first-ever Martin R. Delany Scholarship Golf Tournament starts at 8 a.m. Friday at Locust Hill Golf Club in Charles Town. For details, call Maurice Ballard 304-820-6236 I 2012 Advertising Sizes and Rates (Black & White Only) Full Page 4 3A" x 7 5/8" $100.00 Page 4 3A" x 3 3A,, $75.00 Page 4 3A" x 1 7/8" $50.00 1/8 Page 2 3/8" x 1 7/8" $35.00 May 1,2012 Dear Valued Community Partner. Its only May and preparations are well under way for the 60th Annual Jefferson County Fair. This year's fak will be heldAugust 19th-August 25th. The Jefferson County Fair Association looks forward to commemomling the 60th edition of our fair with an action packed week of quality educational and fun filled events. As you may know. the Fair creates a catalog preceding the Fair each year. This catalog is filled with rules, entry forms, class descriptions, schedules, and advertisements. The cata- log is distributed both in paperback and electronically through our website, last year over 3,000 catalogs were distributed throughout the area beginning in July. The cutalog becomes a sought after resource for those wishing to participate in the Fair. Please consider this letter an opportunity and an invitation to advertise in the 2012 Jeffer- son County Fair's Catalog. Below is a schedule of this year's available sizing and rates. To advertise with us simply include your black & white ad and tion section should we need to contact you regarding your ad.Ads ma, tronically submitted to jeffersoncountyfair@ frontiernet aet. Should ad. please be sure to include your contact and sizing information as wellas letting us know how you plan to pay for your ad. This year's advertising deadline will be May 23rd.. Please be sure to contact us prior to that date to ensure your space in the catalog. The Jefferson County Fair Association looks forward to your support during the 60th Annual Jefferson County Fair. See you at the Fair! Todd Wilt. Manager - Yes, I would like to advertise in the 2012 BusinessOrganization: Contact Name: Email Address: Phone #: I would like my ad to be: -' Full Page Page -- Page Please make checks payable to: Jefferson County Fair Association Mail form, payment and ad to: Jefferson County Fair Association, PO Box 653 , Page "![" H I