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t LIFE I Wednesdcg/, May 21,20]4 [ pirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE I PAGE BI] Our weekly 'tler.cdnment calendar Ann Fern will lead a special veterans-themed ghost tour through downtown Charles Town on Saturday. The event is open to anyone over age 12, with discounts for those in the military. Veterans tour i Tuesdays through Saturdays Ann Fern of Charles Town Ghost Tours plans to hold a spe- cial haunted walk to honor the nation's veterans, both living and dead, as well as those now serv- ing in the armed forces. Saturday's event will high- light the lives of many of those "who made the ultimate sacri- fice to protect Americans," Fern says. "We are honored in Charles Town to have buried in our local cemeteries men who served in every branch of the service and in every war." Anyone may attend the two- hour tour, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Court- house. The cost is $12 or $6 for those in the military. For more information, contact Fern (304- 724-6741 or 'Afernriver@aol. com) or find Charles Town Ghost Tours on Facebook. Photography exhibit I Through May 31 Work by the Jefferson County Photography Club is in the spot- light at the Washington Street Art- ists' Cooperative gallery at 108 N. George St. in Charles Town. The exhibit, put on by the Arts & Humanities Alliance of Jeffer- son County, continues through the end of the month. Eight club members are exhibiting 24 origi- nal photographs. Admission is free at the gal- lery, which is open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sun- days. For details, go to washing- tonstreetartistcooperative.org. History museum I Tuesdays through Saturdays Anyone who wants to know more about local history will en- joy the Jefferson County Muse- um, which is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sat- urdays. The collection in the ground floor at 200 E. Washington St. in Charles Town includes thousands of items related to local history, including a 1799 letter penned by President George Washing- ton, the wagon that took aboli- tionist John Brown to his execu- tion and the uniform belonging to long-lived World War I vet Frank Buckles as well as new exhib- its on African-Americans' work as jockeys in the horseracing in- dustry here, advertising trinkets given out to tout area businesses, and much more.' Admission costs $3 and is free to Charles Town Library patrons. For details, contact curator Jane Rissler (304-725-8628 or email curator@jeffctywvmuseum.org. Railroads tour I June10to12 West Virginia parks expert Clark Dixon of Ranson next month hosts a three-day West Virginia Scenic Railroads Tour. The deadline to sign up for the trip, offered through Berkeley County Adult and Community Education, comes May 30. The $350 fee includes trav- el by deluxe motor coach, ex- cursions on scenic railroads, a visit to the West Virginia Rail- road Museum in Elkins, lodg- ing, lunch and more. To register for the June 10 to 12 outing or to learn more, call 304-267-3585. Get in touch: Have an item for Out&About? There's no charge to be included in next week's edition. Send your news by 2 p.m. Monday to Christine@ spiritofjefferson.com or 114 N. Charles St., Charles Town 25414. Do you know a are soliciting nominees for the.prestigious a::of2014 efl Cin::af :County, ............ N s must bereceived at the chamber:office byMonday, Junel6;i.i:::::;i:.:.:::  ::WiNi by a select p!:ofjgcs and the award will .:: ::::::::f::/:::)f be pmseatt::: 's Ann : Clarion Hotel i and Center. on June30:,: : ::.: : :: : : ........ ::::/:::::::::::: Fashion first Kathryn Bellacosa shows off a summer look Sunday afternoon during "Hot Summer Nights," a first-ever fashion show along North Charles Street down- town. Christy Jeager of the South- ern Charm consignment shop and boutique on West Washington Street provided models with outfits and ac- cessories and neighboring merchants including Stephanie Pierson Smith's et cetera, Alfredo's Ristorante & Mediter- ranean Grill and Albert and Arnold's were part of the special event, contrib- uting door prizes, appetizers, drinks, food samples and more. Others modeling for the evening included Fran Szymanski, Allyna Wil- son, Shenan Sokel, Mikayla Cox, Kirsten Lyons, Gab- by Fletcher, Sandy Long, Sherry Bunting, Kim Hall and Latisha Carr while Anna Sokel of Sokel MakeUp & Skin Care handled models' makeup. Jeager said the fashion show's success has her thinking ahead to anoth- er, even bigger event later this year. 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