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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1. 1988 8 Social News YULE BUS TRIP TO WILLIAMSBURG Jefferson Memorial Hospital is sponsoring its first annual "Christmas in Williamsburg" shopping trip Satur- day, December 10. The trip is open to the general public with round-trip lux- ury bus fare set at $15 per person. The bus will depart at 6: 30 a.m. in front of the hospital, arrive in Williamsburg about 10 a.m. with stops at the Pottery and in the downtown area. There are still 25 seats available on the bus and they may be reserved by calling the hospital at 725-3411 and ask- ing for the business office (Mary Miller) or the public relations depart- ment (Jill Nau). Deadline for reserva- tions is Monday, December 5. RANSON ELEMENTARY ASSOCIATION MEET The December Ranson Elementary Association meeting will be Monday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. The highlight of the meeting will be the annual" Christmas program under the direc- tion of Janet Bailey, music teacher. All Ranson Elementary parents are en- couraged and welcome to attend. COUNTRY DANCE A holiday tradition returns to Shepherdstown when Carlotta Well- ington and Caledonia appear at the Western Maryland Folklore Society's monthly traditional dance Saturday, December 3. The music begins at 8 p.m. at the Men's Club Building at the corner of German and King Streets. Apple cider and pot-luck refreshments will be available at the break. All dances are walked-through and called, so beginners are welcome, but en- couraged to arrive early. Admission is $3.50 for members of WMFS and $5 for general admission. For information call 304-876-2762 or 301-432-5019. CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY A local group of reenactors, headed by James Gano, are portraying the Baylor Light Horse, Co. B, 12th VA. Calvary, C.S.A. An encampment is being held December 2, 3 and 4, on Route 480 at the home of William Hendricks. Camp life of the Civil War soldier will be por- trayed. There will be battles at 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday. The public is invited to attend. Celebrate00 lnniversary Mr. and Mrs. Charles Appell, of Mission Road, celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on November 13. The couple was married on November 13, 1929, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church by the late Rev. A.B. Mitchell. They have one daughter, Violet Jewell, of Shannondale; a grandson and his wife, Charles and Fay Jewell; and one great-granddaughter Jacqueline Marie Jewell, of Mission Road. Mrs. Appell is 80 and Mr. Appell is 78 years young. OOHAnnounces 1989 Series At the November meeting of the Board of Directors of the Old Opera House of Charles Town the program for 1989 selected by the play reading committee was approved. As in prior years it includes two musicals, a com- edy, a drama, a children's musical and a Christmas program. The season will open March 10 with Richard Rodgers' musical comedy "Two By Two," based on the story of Noah, his family and the great flood. It will play March 10, 11, and 17, 18 19. Next comes Nell Simon's comedy "The Good Doctor," adapted from the writing of the classic Russian writer Chekhov with that special Simon humor. It will play April 21, 22, 23 and 28 and 29. Then comes Stephen Vincent Benet's epic "John Brown's Body," dramatizing the conflict between the states. It will play June 16, 1'7, 18 and 23 and 24. The summer children's musical will be James Leisy's version of "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Look- ing Glass." It will play August 4, 5, 6, and 11, 12, 13. The fall musical will be Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," tracing the life of the Von Trapp family before Hitler's invasion of Austria. It will play September 29, 30, October 1 and 6, 7, 8. k , ouca tustthe ' Duraclean , Difference ) for carpet, furniture leanin NO scrubbmg, no soak- . ing, no steaming " Safe, genfle foam _ ! I hfts out dtrf ! soil, stain protection " { with OuPont Teflon' _ ;.\\; FEE -SUOTATION 72S-97 Upcoming Events The 1989 season will close with two short plays, one by Thornton Wilder entitled "The Long Christmas Din- ner," the other "The Gift of the Magi," adapted from the O. Henry short story. This program will play December 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9. All Friday and Saturday perfor- mances are at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Season tickets for all six shows are now on sale and will provide a substanlal savings over purchasing individual tickets to all six shows. Adult season tickets will cost $40 and student season tickets, $20 for all six shows. For further information call 725-4420 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. DAR LUNCHEON BAZAA1L)EC. 10 The annual bazaar of St. Bar- DECEMBER 10 tholomew's Episcopal Church, Leetown, is to be held Saturday, December 10 in the American Legion Building, Washington Street, Charles Town, at 9 a.m The bazaar will feature hand crafted gift items, bak- ed goods and white elephant items. The sale is being held to provide money for the repair of the understructure of the church. Those who wish to contribute items for the bazaar may call 725-7387. Patronize the bazaar to find gift items for those on your Christmas list. RETIRED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES MEETING Members of the Jefferson County Association of Retired School Employees will hold their monthly lun- cheon meeting at 12:30 p.m., December 8, at' Henry's Country Inn in Shepherdstown. Note that this is a week earlier than the usual third Thursday. All retired school employees are welcome and in- vited to jo'_m. The lunch will cost $5.00, including tip. The program will be music by the Blue Ridge School directed by Susan Zigler. Please call your reservations in to Judy Handzo, 876-6776. A covered dish luncheon will be the final meeting of the year for Pack Horse Ford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, at 12 noon, December 10, at the home of the regent, Mrs. Myles Cogan, Shepherd- stown. Mrs. Odessa Snyder will speak. Fall meetings for the group began in September with a dessert meeting at the home of Mrs. William Thacher, Shepherdstown. Dr. George Blundell spoke on George Washington's early career. In October, John Yoder spoke on the Constitution at a dessert meeting at the home of Mrs. John Hendricks, Shenandoah Junction. In lieu of a November meeting, members of the group attended ac- tivities associated with the State Con- ference at the Sheraton in Martinsburg. January and February meetings will be omitted for 1989. An- nouncements about spring meetings will be made later. OLD TYME CHRISTMAS The public is cordially invited to at- tend the Old Tyme Christmas celebra- tion at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, December 2 through 4. Weekend activities include: featured Civil War guitarist, Colleen Mastrangelo; a 19th century shadow program; two guided walks through the past; and a special children's pro- gram. Visit the park exhibits warmed by crackling wood stoves. Park per- sonnel and volunteers, dressed in Civil War costume, offer you a bit of history and a cup of cider. There will be no entrance fee charg- ed Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4. WINTER CRAFT FESTIVAL Sugarloaf's llth annual Winter Crafts Festival will be held at the Mon- tgomery County Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg, Md., on December 9, 10, and 11, and will feature 220 profes- sional artists and craftspeople display- ing and selling original creations. On Friday, the show will be open from 12 noon to 9 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. ; and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $4 for .adults, while children under 12 are ad- mitted free. Parking is free and available on the site. - " -- - I III lWIDDIN6$-- P icnics'--Ill/UT Mrl1AIF-- Reception s--IIIluNallB- - IqG IIO,ulr$ - 1 Buffet & Sit-Down Services--Omelette Parties--Barbecues-- I  rnenus---Anniversaries--PMIlrt lUte--Carry Out Menus--Open Houses =.. Menus--Company Inplant Lunches & Dinners----Cater Your Own ParWm m Menus---Dinners for 2--iNlaial  Ice Carvings m Complete Planning--Portable Kitchens, Linens, Tables, Chairs, m Decorations, Tent, Music, Professiooal Staff, Equipment Rentals, Informal to Formal Design . MILLBROOK EVENTS ON DECEMBER 7 December 7, 5 to 7 p.m.: chili or stew supper at Shepherdstown Men's Club, sponsored by the Millbrook Chamber Orchestra Auxiliary. 7:30 p.m.: Christmas concert of the Millbrook Chamber Orchestra, together with Guy Frank and the Shepherd College Choir, at the Shepherd College Creative Arts Center. Christmas THE00- HAKEDGUN DECEMBER MEETING OF COUNTY AARP The December meeting of Chapter 799, Jefferson County American Association of Retired Persons, will be held Thursday, December 8, at 11 a.m. at the Education Building of Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town. Dues for 1989 may be paid at this meeting. This will be the annual Christmas meeting and officers for the coming year will be installed. Carol singing and a festive turkey dinner will follow. Members should bring tableware and a covered dish to accompany the rest of the meal. For further information, call 876-6916. COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL DINNER The Country Day School will hold an International dinner Saturday, December 3, at Asbury United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, North Charles Street, Charles Town. Serving will be from 5 to 7 p.m., all you can eat for $8.50 per person; children under 12 and seniors, $5. Proceeds will benefit the school. Tickets will be available at the door or by calling the school at 725-1438. FIRE OPEN The Shepherdstown ment will be having it open house Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. "Holiday Safety." gifts to all safety literature, free( and ambulance Special guests "Sparky the Fire the Bear. This special holiday! ple of all ages. ner of New and Shepherdstown. "CHRI: LOVE" The hold their annual Love" dinner for all the area Saturday, p.m. at the Men's possible through the local businesses. The, appreciate that all made by Virginia Slinger RAMBLERS TO PRESENT CONCERT AT CENTER SHEPHERDSTOWN---The Shepherd College Ramblers will pre- sent a concert at the Frank Center for the Performing Arts tonight at 8 p.m. The show/jazz vocal ensemble specializes in performing swing, jazz, pop and show tunes with choreography. The concert will feature such standards as "Tuxedo Junction", "Mack the Knife", "When I Fall in Love", and "Java Jive". The concert is free and open to the public. GOP MEETING Jefferson Counff Women will 1 tea at 1 p.m., home of Mrs. James All Republican ty are invited to members are urged Dues are $5 for and $8 for associateS- New offmers for will be elected. lists are meeting. PHOTO SPEC 9X10 IN LIVING COLOR FREE No age limit Limit 1 Per Person 1 Special Per Family Single, or Groups " Taken DATE: Wednesday, December ? PHOTOGRAPHERS HOURS: 11 A,lil, PLACE: .). Hair Affair I00-q LOOK, . Shampoo, Ha,rcutand BIowDry ,9s. 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