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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, June 29, 2000 I federate Railroad Top Attraction at County Fair The Jefferson County Fair will open the new millennium with new tive musicianship, displayed in a high-energy Railroad show, thrills fair dates and the high-energy Confederate Railroad show. audiences with the ability to be humorous with "Trashy Women", yet Just as the legendary Iocomotive earned itself a lasting reputation serious with "Jesus and Mama"; fun, "Elvis and Andy", yet philosophi- for being a tireless and dependable mode of transportation, Confeder- cal, "Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind"; raucous, "Queen of Mem- ate Railroad continues to deliver an unequaled brand of southern phis", yet sensitive "When You Leave That Way." These songs and oth- country music anyplace the rails take them. Now entering their 15th ers have kept them in the hearts of country fans and radio program- year as a group, the Railroad has played every inch of America and sold mers since their double platinum, self-titled debut LP came out in over three million albums, won national awards, enjoyed 19 top 10 1991. singles and, with their recent tour of Europe, has flown their flag on Confederate Railroad will perform two high-energy shows on foreign shores. Wednesday, August 23 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Seating in the grandstand While Confederate Railroad's Greatest Hits contains all the songs is free and track seating is $5 for each show. that have made the group an uncompromising force in country music, Fair-goers are reminded that the fair is a week earlier this year and it also includes the first single, "See Ya," a cut from When and Where runs from Sunday, August 20, through Saturday, August 26. This year that shows the band's tender side, along with two brand new selec- the fair has something for everyone. Please look for the thir's full page tions, "The One You Loved the Most" and "Finish What He Started." ad in August for a schedule of all events. Confederate Railroad performs onstage antics and along with innova- CALL FOR COMMUNITY from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m:, PERFORMERS FOR to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, from 12 noon to 1 p.m.' AUGUST PERFORMANCE mance takes place at 2J Crossroads Movement and gust27. Formore Sound, a contemporary dance and get involved, please music project, is seeking commu- Clark by August 1 nity members of all ages to partici- 0 0 6 0, o r b y pate in a "Performance Picnic" on Sunday, August 27. Crossroads Move The performance will take place Sound is a contem on the banks of the Potomac River and music project at the Princess Street Boat Launch dancer Kitty in Shepherdstown, followed by a dancer Sharon Man~ picnic at the Rumsey Monument with other dance Park. Crossroads codirectors Kitty to create original Clark and Sharon Mansur are ally-based looking for anyone with a desire to nonproscenium perform and to be an integral part be Clark and of an innovative and fun commu- mer doing dance nity experience. This is a great op- Panhandle. Last su= portunity for anyone who currently funding from the WV dances, used to dance, has always on the Arts and wanted to dance, or just wants to Arts and Humanities be inside a performance. No prior Jefferson County, experience is necessary, be seen performing at: The rehearsal schedule is an pected sites throu easy one: Saturday, August 26 County. EXHIBITION OLD-FA AT MUSEUM 4TH OF JULY HAGERSTOWN - An exhibi- IN HARPERS tion focusing on European art, cov- An old-fashioned ering various styles and mediums, celebration will be will be on view in the museum's Ferry on Inde Bowman Gallery from July 7 tinuing a tradition of through August 20 at the Washing- cert, food and fun. ton County Museum of Fine Arts in be held at the Hagerstown, Md. Camp Hill and, Drawn from the museum's Per- grilled hot dog, chips manent Collection, the earliest be available for $1. painting in the show is an avian p.m the still life by Dutch artist Melchior perform. D'Hondecoeter (1636-1695), whoEveryone is specialized in the genre. The scene this annual event depicts a barnyard with diverse fowl including a peacock, which was considered quite exotic in the The beat way Netherlands in the mid-sixteenth fright is to know century. The work was a gift of talking about. Mrs. Francis Bartow of New York City. per gal. SWIM CLASSES guests that plan on attending this through 18. Those wishing to audi- big event can pay $25 per person in tion should be prepared to sing (el- Once again the ,Jefferson advance or $30 at the door. For a ther bring a tape or be prepared to County Chapter of the American nonmember who wants to pay insing without accompaniment) and Red Cross is sponsoring free swim- advance, the cost is $30 each; oth- dance. Reading from the script will ming classes. The classes are July erwise, it is $35 a person at the be at the director's discretion. Call- 3 to 14 at Jefferson Memorial Park door. Children under 12 pay a flat backs, if necessary, will take place Pool. Children must be seven (7) fee of $7.50. Those who wish to at- July 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. years of age by July 1. tend should send a check madeThis is the second children's Applicatioris may be picked up payable to "NCAC", along with the show that has been presented by at the following locations: Bolivar- following information: your name, the Brunswick Community The- Harpers Ferry Public Library, address, phone number, and the ater, which is observing its tenth Charles Town Library, Shepherd- numberofpeopleattendingtoPaula~niversary this year. Ant's stown Public Library, South Jeffer- son Public Library, Jefferson Me- Farmer, 4605 Demby Drive, Fair- Hillvania will be the group's third morial Park Pool, and CR fax, A 22302. play this year, following well-re- Crabs, steamed shrimp, chicken ceived productions of Dreamland Cable. The applications with all in- wings, corn on the cob, cookies and and The Boys Next Door. formation filled in, must be re- much more are among the selec- For more information about el- turned to Jefferson County Memo- tion of food being served, while vol- ther the production or the audi- rial Park Pool today between 9 and leyball, softball, miniature golf, tions, please call 301-834-8829 or 11 a.m. football ticket giveaways, and 304-725-0834. other fun activities will take place ' -- - . TUESDAY NIGHT! throughout the day. For more information, please contact Paul Farmer at work 202- 962-1473, or at home 703-425- 5426. BAKE SALE Pastor's. aides of St. Paul Bap- tist Church in Kearneysville will hold a bake sale on Saturday, July 8, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Minister Beatrice Holland's home, 640 Virginia Avenue, Martinsburg. For more information, call (304) BRUNSWICK THEATER 264-4114. WANTS KIDS TO TRY OUT WVU ALUMNI The Brunswick Community PREPARE FOR FEAST Theater is holding auditions for The National Capital Area Ant's Hillvania (A Bug's Story) on Chapter of the West Virginia Uni- June 30 from 6 to 9 p.m July 1 versity Alumni Association is gear- from 2 to 5 p.m and July 2 from 5 ing up for its 23rd Annual Crab to 8 p.m. Feast. The festivities are sched- Auditions will be held at the uled for Saturday, August 12, at Brunswick City Park Building, 655 Bolling Air Force Base picnic area E. Potomac Street in Brunswick, from 2 until 7:30 p.m. All members Md. The show is being directed by of the community are welcome to Susie Miller. Performance dates attend. Proceeds will benefit WVU are August 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13. programs and students. 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