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12 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, October 29, 1998 I I I I I I I II III I IIII II i t~ t~ Planning Christmas Bazaar The annual Christmas Bazaar, items, especially Angels of all sponsored by the Asbury United shapes and sizes that are really Methodist Women, Charles Town, beautiful. There will be a jewelry has been set for Saturday, Novem- table, a children's table, a candy ber 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in table with lots and lots of tasty the fellowship hall. The women fudge, a kitchen table that will have been meeting every Monday feature many items for this area evening since September to create including the ever popular apron. many beautiful items for this ba- Lunch will be sold during this zaar. Tables being displayed for time and will include soups and the occasion will be the ever popu- sandwiches (several kinds), pie, lar food table, which will have a coffee, and soft drinks. You may variety of food like cakes, pies, have your lunch on the premises bread, cookies, jellies, pickles, or you may buy it to take out. If etc all home-made. Another you wish to purchase soups to go, popular table every year will be please bring your own container if the white elephant table. This is at all possible. truly a corner that draws a huge The church is located at 110 W. crowd every year and we will beNorth Street, Charles Town. The ready to serve you again this year hours again will be from 10 a.m. to with many beautiful items. There 3 p.m. will be a Christmas table whichShown above is Louise Moler, of will feature all types of Christmas the United Methodist Women. PARENTS OF TWINS SIBLING CLASS MEET NOVEMBER 3RD INCLUDES A The Shenandoah Valley Par- HALLOWEEN TREAT ents of Twins Club will meet No- A new baby is on the way and vember 3 at the Winchester Medi- cal Center DayCare Center lo- the parents are thrilled, however, cated on Amherst Street in Win- a future sibling may not be quite as enthusiastic. Often children chester, Virginia. This month, the who are to become a big brother or club will have vendors night, sister may feel neglected or left Refreshments will be served out, questioning if parents "will and babysitting is available for a still love me when the baby nominal fee. The club business comes". For this very reason, City meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Hospital is offering a free sibling New parents and expectant class on Saturday, October 31 parents of twins or multiple birth from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the 8th are welcome to attend. For fur- ther information on the club and] floor classroom. or its activities, please call Geor- Developed for children ages 3- 10, the class offers them sugges- gia Gessler at 876-3923 or Lori Lions about how to adjust to the Conner at 263-8306. changes at home with the arrival of a new baby. Using a doll or FARMERS' MARKET stuffed toy brought from home, The annual Farmer's Market at siblings are shown ways to help Zion Episcopal Church Parish mothers care for the haby and ap- Hall, 221 East Washington Street, propriate ways of handling and Charles Town, will be November playing with the baby. Children 6-7. Friday hours from 9 a.m. - are given a tour of birthing center 6:30 p.m Saturday hours 9 a.m. - where morn will be when deliver- 1 p.m. Saturday auction time is 11 ing the baby and they also make a a.m. A Black Angus calf will be up craft item to identify the new baby for auction (starting bid is $200) in the hospital. The craft is some- and O'Sullivan Farms will keep thing that can be passed on to the and feed the animal on the farm younger sibling from an older until it reaches age two, free of brother or sister. charge. Since the class will be held on Halloween, participants are en- Bean and Vegetable soup, ham couraged to wear a costume for the and turkey sandwiches, hot dogs, party as an additional "treat". drinks, and baked goods will be Parents must accompany their available to purchase, child(ren) and can participate in Giveaways this year ape a 13" their own activities related to the Sanyo Color TV, a black bottom children's program. garden bag, country ham, an an- If there is any "trick" to this tique walnut "Granny" Rocker and class, it is only to register early, an 8" Custom House Crock en- since class size is limited to 12. graved with Zion Episcopal Pre-registration is required and Church on the front. All tickets can be accomplished by calling are $1 each. City Hospital's Physician and Re- The annual harvest dinner will ferral line at 264-1DOC (1362). be Saturday, November 21 at the Parish Hall from 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. The menu includes turkey, dress- EXHIBITION, SLIDE ing, mashed potatoes, vegetable, roll, drink, and assorted pies. Ad- PRESENTATION vance tickets for the dinner are SHEPHERDSTOWN - The available at the Parish Office at Shepherd College Department of 725-5312. Cost: Adults $6 and Art will host mixed media artist Children $3. Children 6 and un- Robert Villamagua, who will give der free accompanied by adults, a slide presentation and discuss his work on Monday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater. His work will be on dis- play in the Frank Center Gallery from October 26 - November 20. LAWV MEETING The next scheduled meeting for ; the Martinsburg Region of Legal : Assistants of West Virginia : (LAWV) will be held Tuesday, No- vember 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the law firm of Greenberg & Scales, 314 West John Street. This will be a program meeting. The topic is: , Surveillance: How It Is Used In : The Legal Profession. All inter- ested persons are invited to at- tend. Anyone interested in obtaining : information regarding LAWV may contact Lori Sibole at 263-0000. FREE WORKSHOP Are you thinking of starting a business but have questions about licensing, financing, start-up costs, marketing and developing a busifiess plan? Attend this free workshop, "Starting a Business in West Virginia" on Friday, October 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Blue Ridge Bank, 617 Winchester Avenue, Martinsburg. To register, call the Small Business Development Cen- ter (SBDC) at 304-876-5261. Villamagna creates art using a blend of various media and eclec- tic objects including flea market items. He bases his work on rela- tionships, sexuality, and Christian iconography. His work is intended to raise questions and create an element of mystery and wonder. Villamagna is the contributing editor for the Sunshine Artist Magazine and assistance profes- sor in the Department of Fine Arts at West Liberty State College. He has been featured in many exhibi- tions ranging from the Columbus Arts Festival in Ohio to the Festi- val of the Masters in Florida. His awards include the festival award at Pittsburgh's Three River's Arts Festival and several best of show awards in Pennsylvania. The Frank Center Gallery is open Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sundays 2-6 p.m. The exhibition and slide pre- sentation are free and open to the public. For more information, call the Shepherd College Art Depart- ment at (304) 876-5224. "Over the Mountain Studio Tour" Set November 14 & 15 ~i!! ! Again it's time for going over strate and explain the quilt-mak- the mountain to the 9th Annual ing process. Over the Mountain Studio Tour Shepherdstown's Doug Kinnet featuring outstanding crafters celebrates nature and color in his and artists of historic Jefferson paintings, prints, tile-topped County. This noted event is set for metal and wood furniture, and ce- Saturday and Sunday, November ramic tile accessories. 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Others on the tour include Lil- both days. There are no admis- lian Prillaman of Stillmeadow sion fees for this self-guided tour. F o 1 k A r t ; J o y c e K u e s, Gracious hospitality and refresh- Greenthumb Greenhouse with her ments are offered at every studio, dried wreaths, swags and bou- The studio tour is presented by quets; Anne Bowers of Heirloom a remarkable group of profession- Baskets; Pam and Ren Parziale, als who have joined together to of- potters extraordinaire; and fer a unique opportunity to visit Frances Gross with her Black Bot- their studios. Talk with the art- tom Bags. ists, see work in progress and ex- At the Leetown workshop of perience the exhilaration of fall in joiner Lawrence Crouse visitors the northern ShenandoahValley. will also find Irvan Groff of Three exciting artists have whirlgigs & whimsydiddle fame; been added to the tour this year. Maggie Keeler with her theorem One is James Shumate, painter of paintings and scherenschnitte; murals. This stop highlights an Margot Ours, Needle Arts Unlim- example of his commissioned wall ited, as well as the Quilt Guild of murals, the Panhandle. Members of the Quilt Guild of There are three stops in Shep- the Panhandle are also making herdstown: Doug Kinnet, Robin their first appearance on the tour. Young at her studio gallery featur- Besides offering their products to ing watercolors, and Quinith the public, members will demon- Janssen, hand-papermaker and bookbinder. MILLBROOK CONCERT For more information and a de- tailed map and brochure call (304) TICKETS/AVAILABLE 725-4553 or (304) 725-4251 or Tickets are still available for write Route 1, Box 327A, Kear- the Millbrook Orchestra's second neysville, WV 25430. concert of the 20th Anniversary season. On Saturday, November FAIR ASSOCIATION 7, at 8 p.m the orchestra will present Mozart, Bottesini, and ANNUAL MEETING Dvorak featuring guest bass solo- J.P. Burns, Jr president of the ist Robert Oppelt, principal bass- Jefferson County Fair Association, ist with the National Symphony has announced plans for the 1998 Orchestra. The concert will be Annual Fair Association member- held in the Frank Creative Arts ship meeting to be held Thursday, Center at Shepherd College. For November 12 at the Asbury ticket information, contact the United Methodist Church Fellow- Millbrook Orchestra Corporate of- ship Hall in Charles Town. rice at (304) 876-3170. All Fair Association members SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM Just in time for the November 19 Great American Smokeout Jefferson Memorial Hospital will offer the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking (smoking cessation) pro- gram beginning Wednesday, No- vember 18, 7 p.m. in the hospital's third floor classroom. The 8-week course is open to anyone inter- ested in "kicking" the habit. The fee is $35 per person and there is a 16-person limit on class size. To register or for more information, contact the hospital's Cardiopul- monary Department at 728-1615. ROTARY PLANS CHARITY BALL Mark your calendars now for the Shepherdstown Rotary Club's annual Charity Ball to be held Fri- day, December 4, at the Clarion Inn in Shepherdstown. This black tie optional event will feature en- tertainment from Studio Six from 8 - 11 p.m. The cost is $50 per per- son which includes hors d'oevres, drinks, and the chance to win some great prizes including trips, art and more! Proceeds from the annual Charity Ball will be used by the Rotary Club to support various community projects and community service organizations throughout the year. For tickets call Doug Alexander at 876-2048, Teresa McCabe at 728-1690 or any member of the Shepherdstown Ro- tary Club. The Clarion will also be offering special room packages for attendees of the Charity Ball. are invited. Dinner will be served by the Uvilla United Methodist Church Women at 7 p.m followed by the meeting at 8 p.m. Reserva- tions may be made at the Jeffer- son County Extension Office (725- 7413). A complete financial report will be given on the 1998 Fair and the membership will elect a board of directors. Any individual, organization or business may buy a $10 life mem- bership in the Fair Association at the Jefferson County Extension Office or at the Annual member- ship meeting. SUNDAY SCHOOL MOVIE NIGHT Sunday School Movie Night will be held this Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Zion Baptist Church, 801 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Charles Town. There will be games, face paint- ing, pumpkin painting, apple bob- bing, the movie and lots of fun. All are welcome. An escort is sug- gested when leaving the church be- cause of the time of night. HALLOWEEN PARTIES Saturday, October 31, at the Mason Building. For ages up to 12 years, the time will be 4 to 6 p.m. For ages 13 years and up, the time will be 6 to 8 p.m. ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY MEETING The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County will be holding their annual meeting on Novem- ber 15 at 2 p.m. at Reynolds Hall, Shepherdstown. All AWS mem- bers and interested citizens are encouraged to attend. Learn about all the great programs and progress at the AWS and become an involved member. For more in- formation call 725-0589. PACK HORSE CHAPTER, NSDAR The Pack Horse Ford Chapter, NSDAR, will hold a regular busi- ness meeting on Wednesday, No- vember 4, at 7 in the evening at the home of Mrs. Myles Cogan. The meeting will be a study on Committees and their functions, and preparation for the Christmas House Tour. For further' informa- tion, please call Mrs. Welsh at 876-6437 or Mrs. Cogan at 876- 3232, PERFORMING AT OPERA The "Rusty Hinges," will perform in the fourth at the Old Opera House on Saturday evening, 7:30 p.m. Along with the "Sounds of the Also appearing will be four other chapter 'Tour Good Measure" from Fairfax, Va. Tickets at the Old Opera House, Stuck & Alger Kitchen and Iron Rail Inn. For reservations, era House at 725-4420 tickets are $6 in door. CIVIL WAR FA'= The Millbrook ROUND TABLE iary will be Hatter's Holiday The next meeting of the Harp- ers Ferry Civil War Round Table will be on Wednesday, November 11, at 8 p.m. at the Camp Hill Methodist Church, located at the corner of Washington and Gilmore Streets, Harpers Ferry. The speaker will be Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and author of Confed- ~, an engrossing travelogue that illuminates the many ways in which the people of the South react to their Civil War heritage. Reenactments with "hardcores," descendent groups, racial resentments, and Confeder- ate symbols are among the topics Mr. Horwitz considers. Noted "hardcore" reenactor Robert Lee Hodge will be present, and copies of Mr. Horwitz's book will be available. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Allison Alsdorf at (304) 535:2101. Serving the tri-state.area for formal wear and Tea Party on ber 15, from 2- Clarion Hotel al Center Ballroom stown. The event will with fashions by ery, R.L. Lewis tian Caine Ton. Tickets for the which $10 is a nation to the You may purchase or Mastercard brook Office 3170. Tickets are Village Finery, 122 Shepherdstown, Clothiers, 123 S. tinsburg, WV or Office, Ste 202 Shepherdstown. to receive your simply mail your to the Millbrook iary to P.O. Box stown, WV name and ber of tickets. rive by November For additiona about the Mad Hi Fashion Show and may contact either the event. Carole 1157 or Kathy 2235. OF , PRACTICAL 0 NAPIqr IIOUR ! I i -6 COUNTRY LINE DANCl Free Munchies, Special Drink Prices Wed. Nights, 8-10 P.I - LIVI U.J IFil.& EAT. LIVI D.J. . Hottest Dance/Country/Rock Fri.& Sat. Nights, 8 P.M. ONLY COVER COUPLES JUST Friday & Saturday Nights FrL & Sat. Nights, 8 to 10!P HALLOWEEN PARTY HALLOWEEN PAR'Ir'I t Saturday, Oct. 31, Starting at 8 P.M.Saturday, Oct. 31, Starting i PRIZES FOR BEST COSTUMES PRIZES FOR Come in to either Images or Piggy's between now and Halloween la Guess The Weight of One of The Giant Pumpki Winner will be announced on Saturday Night, October 31. Must be presen t; Located At The: Located On Virginia/West Virginia Borderline Route 51 Take the Whitehall Exit off POWERBALL Half Way 1-81 go Approximately 1/2 HEREll Between Inwood * mile North on Rt. 11.WORLD RECORD and Chades Town (304) 229-0235 JACKPOT ,NOBLY(304) 725-5232