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8 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, November 12, 1998 # t I" Reception Members of the Open Night Reception committee met re- cently for the first time to make plans for the December 4 opening night reception of"]Phe King and I." Pictured, left to right, are Mary Albertson (chairperson), Laura Keeton, Annie Jenkins, Margaret Knock, Paul Espinosa (Marketing Coordi- nator for GS Communications) and Carolyn Marshall. Com- mittee members missing in the picture are Gail Boober, Betty Byrer, Helen Butch, June Adams, Betty Allen, Anne Saunders, Mary Kate Moore, Betty Rice, Jean Hartgroves, Anne Kubic, Dorcas Ramsberg, Liz Kowalski, and Marilyn Ruth (co-chair): The audience will be "Whistling a Happy Tune" as they leave the show on opening night of"rhe King and I" to attend the reception in the Jean Heiler Room. Event is being spon- sored by GS Communications and catered by Jumpin' Java of Charles Town. 'q'he King and I" will be performed on Decem- ber 4, 5, 10, 11, and 12 at 8 p.m. and on December 6 and 13 at 2:30 p.m. The play is based on "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon, this epic musical tells of the clash of East and West, male and female, tradition and liberation. TWELFTH ANNUAL ;'GREAT BEGINNINGS" CHRISTMAS SHOW "Great Beginnings" is a newly- formed learning group for toddlers The Boarman Arts Center, 208 and morns. Age appropriate ac- South Queen Street, Martinsburg, tivities will be coordinated by in- presents its Twelfth Annual structors for children ages 1-5. At Christmas Show and Sale from the sarhe time speakers and group November 20 to December 23. discussions will be planned for the The upstairs and downstairs gal- morns. The group will meet leries of the historic Admiral Boar- Wednesday and Friday mornings man house are transformed intofrom 9 a.m. - 12 noon at the Cov- an elegant gift shop, featuring unique hand-crafted items, fine enant Baptist Church on Rt. 230. art, and regional specialty foods. The first meeting will be Novem- ber 4. The cost is $5 per child. For You won't want to miss the more information, contact Amy at Boarman's annual gourmet bake 728-4033. sale on Friday, December 11, from i0 to 4, featuring mouth-watering SPAY TODAY goodies prepared by our volun- teers. Another highlight of the CHRISTMAS OPEN show is the Christmas giveaway, HOUSE which features an original stone- Most interesting gift items for~ ware "Old World Santa" by Berke- the animal lover on your Christ- ley County sculptor David Waltz. mas list, as well as beautiful dolls, The drawing will be held on decorator lamps, sterling jewelry, December 18. Shop hours are and don't forget the half-price Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 table filled with discounted gift p.m and Sunday, 1-5. For more shop items and slightly used but information, contact the arts cen- wonderful Christmas decorations ter at (304) 263-0224. and cookie tins. Serving mulled cider and homemade cookies daily. All pro- HISTORIC TOURS ceeds benefit Spay Today, your lo- SCHEDULE cal spay-neuter assistance pro- gram. Hours - Wednesday - Satur- The final schedule for the year day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, for various tours in historic down- town Charles Town is as follows: 12 noon to 5 p.m. For more infor- During the remainder of the mation, call 304-728-8330. month of November, there will be tours of the Jefferson County COMMUNITY FIRST AID Court House on each Saturday AND CPR COURSE and each Sunday at 1 and 3 p.m. If weather permits, there will also Emergencies happen every day. be Mystery Walks at 2 and 4 p.m. Learn what you can do when they On some but not all afternoons, a occur. The American Red Cross car caravan will form at 5:30 p.m. Community CPR and Standard on George Street for the purpose First Aid class will be held Satur- of visiting the Claymont Courtday, November 14, at 8 a.m at the Mansion three miles from town.Berkeley County Chapter of the Prospective visitors should check Red Cross, located at 802-D South with the tour guide before making Queen St. plans to visit the Mansion. The Berkeley County Chapter of the Red Cross is a participating agency with the United Way. Call the office to pre-register or for ad- ditional information at 263-5241. For the month of December, tours are as follows: Friday, De- cember 4, at 6 p.m the first sea- sonal candlelight tour of the Jef- ferson County Court House. This is to be followed immediately by the Christmas in Historic Charles Town 1998 Opening Ceremonies at 7 p.m. Following the opening ceremonies, the town holds a free bonfire with marshmallow roast- ing and complimentary hayrides throughout the town. On Saturday, December 5, at 6 p.m candlelight tour of the Court House. Sunday, December 6, daylight tours of the Court House at 1 and 3 p.m followed at 2 and 4 p.m. by mystery walking tours of the town. At 6 p.m Candlelight Tour of the Court House. On the second weekend on Fri- day, December 11, at 6 p.m candlelight tour of the Court House. Saturday, December 12, day- light tours of the Court House at 1 and 3 p.m. followed at 2 and 4 p.m. by mystery walking tours of the town. On Saturday evening at 6 p.m candlelight tour of the Court House. On the final day of the Christ- mas celebration, daylight tours of the Court House will be given at 1 and 3 p.m with a mystery walk at 4 p.m.; then at 6 p.m the last candlelight tour of the Court House will be conducted. To confirm schedules or for fur- ther information, please call Nan Furioso at 304-728-7713. t0* TURKEY BUFFET SLATED BY SVFD The Shepherdstown Fire De- partment will be having its an- nual Thanksgiving turkey buffet dinner on Sunday, November 15. The buffet will consist of turkey and all the trimmings. It will be held from 12 noon until 4 p.m. The cost will be $9 for adults, $5 for children (age 6 thru 15) under the age of six eat free. The fire de- partment is located on Route 45 just west of Shepherdstown. Plan now to attend and support your lo- cal volunteer fire and rescue de- partment. JMH TO HOST BLOODMOBILE Jefferson Memorial Hospital will host an American Red Cross Bloodmobile on Friday, November 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the third floor classroom. Free glucose (blood sugar) checks will be of- fered by the hospital to all indi- viduals presenting to give blood. With the holiday season approach- ing and the demand for all types of blood increasing, please consider giving the gift of life be a blood donor on November 20. ALUMNUS ROBERT HOLMES TO LECTURE AT SHEPHERD SHEPHERDSTOWN - Dr. Rob- ert A. Holmes will present a lec- ture titled "Multicultural and Contemporary Issues: On the Doorstep of the New Millennium," on Thursday, November 19 at 7 p.m. in the Storer Ballroom at Shepherd College. Holmes gradu- ated from Shepherd in 1964. Holmes is director of the South- ern Center for Studies in Public Policy and professor of political science at Clark Atlanta Univer- sity. He is serving his 12th term as a state representative in the Georgia General Assembly where he is a committee member of Ap- propriations and Rules and serves as chair of Governmental Affairs. He received his doctorate in politi- cal science from Columbia Univer- sity. Holmes has authored, coau- thored, or edited 20 books and monographs and has published more than 60 articles, chapters, and reviews in journals and books throughout the world. He is coedi- tor of the annual publication Georgia Legislative Review and editor of The Status of Black At- lanta. He has served on the edito- rim advisory boards of the Journal of Social and Behavior Sciences, Phylon, and The Review of Black Political Economy. He is the re- cipient of two Shepherd awards, Outstanding Alumnus in 1978 and the President's Medal in 1994. KARL METZLER EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM HAGERSTOWN - A selection of paintings and drawings by Bal- timore artist Karl Metzler (1909- 1995) will be on view at the Wash- ington County Museum of Fine Arts from November 20 through January 3, 1999 in the Kerstein Gallery. The exhibition, which opens with a public reception on November 22, includes works completed during the 1930's and 40's, years which encompass his tenure as Maryland Institute stu- dent and his participation in the WPA program. The artist, who was born in Bemerhaven, Germany, moved to the United States with his mother in 1916 and spent his remaining years as a Baltimore resident. Don't Miss The Fun! anksgiving Party Wednesday, Nov. 25 Starting at 8 P.M. Country Line Dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 26 Starting At 3 P.M. Soup, Sandwiches and Located On Route 51 Half Way Between Inwood and Charles Town Call 304-725-5232 Open to all members ot the public on opportunity basis without regard to race, or handicap. -'' 'qhenher lsmwn BANQUET VANCE CHRISTMAS Benefit Dance Sunday, Novem-The United ber 15, at American Legion Post of Chestnut Hill U.M. Christmas ~, Purcellville, Va. Benefit for sponsor a Karen Nielson, a sixteen-year-old Saturday, Events Set advanced cancer victim, ning at9 a.m. in Back Street, Smokin Country Hall of the church. and Wild Love Rebellion bands. Hostler and Buffet dinner - $6, admission - $5 off Route 9 east of Plans for Christmas in Shep- adults, $1 children under 10.There will be baked herdstown, an annual festive From 2 until 8 p.m. Public is wel- white elephant weekend that begins the day after come and monetary donations ap- drinks and coffee. Thanksgiving, are now in high pre.ciated. Call 725-8031 for fur- mation, call gear, but coordinator Cindy Cook ther information. All proceeds to is concerned about getting all go to Karen for medical expenses. CHURCH events listed on the calendar and New Street UM making sure there are no serious conflicts. WINCHESTER MUSICA zaar. Satu "Last year we had one group VIVA CONCERT SET a.m.-4 p.m New streets, that planned a lovely musical pro- Winchester Musica Viva Crafts, baked gram, but it wasn't listed on the (WMV), a 23-voice chamber choir bulbs, calendar of events because no one bringing the finest choral litera- tion, candy, called in the details to my office,' ture to the regional community, ice cream. Cook said. "Another group sched- announced today the first event in Free gift wra uled a bake sale that was in direct the choir's lath concert season Lunch served 10:30-3. conflict with the traditional will be a program honoring St. greens and bake sale that is al- Cecilia, the patron saint of music ways held at the Men's Club." and musicians, and commemorat- Christmas in Shepherdstownis ing the 100th anniversary of an all-inclusive activity, meaning George Gershwin's birth. The per- that all individuals and organiza- formances will be held on Satur- iPjl Still I111 ~llt Itll tions who want to contribute to day, November 21, at 7:30 p.m the festivities are welcome to do and Sunday, November 22, at 3I'll Be Home so. It's important, however, for p.m. at Market Street United 1:10-2:40-4:1 them to contact Cook, who is Methodist Church, Cork andCam- Me@f: Joe available daily in the Historic eron streets, Winchester. Shepherdstown office in the En- Winchester Musica Viva, in its tler Hotel. Cook maintains the lath season, is under the musical master calendar and is respon- direction of Kenneth J. Nafziger, sible for getting this information Professor of Music at Eastern to the media. Mennonite University in Harri- This year's festivities will differ sonburg, Va. Dr. Nafziger holds a BRII)Z 0F from those of previous years in D.M.A. degree from the Univer- that they will all be concentrated sity of Oregon, and has done post- in a single weekend, rather than doctoral work in conducting with ~C~ on two weekends. Friday's sched-Helmuth Rifling in Stuttgart, Ger- ule will include the traditional many. bonfire, carol-sing, carriage rides, For more information about and lighting of the town tree. Winchester Musica Viva and its These activities will be dedicated programs, please call Wendy to the late Harry Bender, who con- Oesterling, managing director, at tributed hours of service to Christ- 540-678-5590 or fax 540-678-5591. mas in Shepherdstown in the past. On Saturday and Sunday, three German Street Houses will be on j tour, the children of the town will hear a story hour, see a puppet Serving the tri-state area for show, decorate a bird tree, and visit The Little House on Princess Rqffinaii, Christian Dio, Street, and at the Men's Club, various organizations will offer 6R00M'S greens, baked goods and soup. All WITH WEDDING PARTIES OF! town shops will be decorated for Priced the holidays and will observe late hours. Jeannie Seacrist has of- fered to provide lighting to outline the roofs of shops and houses in the downtown area. HOUGH-SMALLWOOD REUNION NOV. 22 The Hough-Smallwood Reunion will be held Sunday, November 22, at Grace Episcopal Church in Middleway from 1 to 5 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish, dessert and beverage. For directions, call Dottie at 725-3185, Anna Lynn at 725- 8002, or Katherine at 725-8529. BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC SATURDAY The bi-monthly blood pressure clinic, sponsored by the Shepherd- stown Ministerial Association, will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, Shepherdstown, this Sat- urday, November 14, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. The clinic is free, a public service, open to all mem- bers of the surrounding commu- nity. Chinese (Rt340nextt0C0urth0use0d A Comfortable Full Service Restaurant and $ FRI & SAT Open until 10:00 PM Invites you to their Christmas Come join us to view our Chri ;i gift & decorating ideas. Saturda)b November 14, Sunda3 November 15, 10% off gift i terns 109 Prospect Ave Charles Town (304) 725-0104