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October 26, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Celebrate Halloween in Shepherdstown with a plethora of exciting, spooky events.
Activities include: Halloween Classic Films; Vampire Ball; Zombie Street Dance; Haunted House; Witches Dance; Music on the Streets; Autumn-themed Shopping; Children’s Activities; Fabulous Food & Drink; Historic Sites Open; & Trick-or-Treat on Halloween.
October 27, 2018, All Day
Harpers Ferry offers Art in the Park with pumpkin painting and crafts for all ages from 11am to 4pm at the children's park on Washington Street.
The downtown business district promotions group known as Charles Town Now will hold its Halloween festival from 5 to 7pm. "Local businesses will have tables out to give trick or treaters treats and games will be available," said Daphne Wahl, Charles Town Now's president. Washington Street from George to West streets will be closed to keep youngsters safe.
Join us for free family fun at the Harvest fest with candy, free food, inflatables, face painting, photo booth and games!
The Charles Washington Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Camilo Pérez-Mejía, presents "Haunted Symphony: Masquerade" at 7:30pm in the Charles Washington Hall in Charles Town.
The concert kicking off the orchestra's sixth season will include music by Strauss, Grieg and Sarasate featuring violinist Eli Thomas and an appearance by the Charles Washington youth Orchestra. Admission is free with a suggested $10 donation for adults. Costumes for audience members are not required, but highly encouraged.
The Permaculture Center at Claymont is hosting a food forest tree planting where volunteers will plant 400 edible trees and shrubs, learn about edible food forests and study stream bank ecology along the North Fork of the Bullskin. Come for all or part of this free tree planting event beginning at 9am on the Claymont property near the Great Barn at 667 Huyett Road in Charles Town.
Following the tree planting, volunteers are invited to a chamber music concert on site sponsored by groupmuse.com. The concert tickets are $10.
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October 27, 2018, All Day @ Old Opera House Theater
Tina Denmark knows she was born to play Pippi Longstocking, and she will do anything to win the part in her school musical. Anything includes murdering the leading lady! This aggressively outrageous musical hit garnered rave reviews during its long Off-Broadway run!
“A spoof that has enough absurd plot twists and multiple identities to fill several old movies... The fun comes from the sheer brazenness!” - The New York Times
“A demented pleasure.” - New York Newsday
The Shepherdstown Fire Department's 28th Annual Apple Butter Festival begins with a breakfast buffet from 6 to 11 am and will include sales of the fresh-from-the-kettle, from-scratch apple butter for $8 per quart, plus the chance to buy homemade baked goods and other food items. There will also be an arts and crafts sale. The station is located on W.Va. 45 just outside of downtown. Volunteers are needed to help with apple butter work on Friday and on Saturday starting at 5am. No orders for apple butter will be accepted until Saturday.
October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018 @ Bolivar Heights Battlefield
Artillery crew demonstrates the might and intimidation of field artillery during the town’s surrender to Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson.
October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018
October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Ranson Civic Center
Join us for the Grand Re-opening of the Ranson Civic Center!
Enjoy the newly renovated facility, as well as a free, all-day dessert social.
October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Washington High's Key Club hosts its second-annual Fall Festival with storytime, face painting, corn hole and much more from 1 to 4pm at Wright Denny Intermediate School at 209 W. Congress St. in Charles Town. The cost is $5 per child (with siblings just $3 each), with all proceeds going to Jefferson County Community Ministries. Youngsters are encouraged to come in costume and bring a pre-carved pumpkin to enter in the Jack O'Lantern contest.
October 27, 2018, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Skyline Ballroom
Join us at the Skyline Ballroom at Hollywood Casino for the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County’s Annual Paws & Claws Howl-O-Ween Dinner and Auction!
All proceeds go to the General Operating Fund of the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County: a nonprofit, no kill shelter.
October 27, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
See the classic southern arena rock group 38 Special on Saturday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. Originating in Jacksonville, Florida, the band has been touring for more than four decades together and will bring their greatest hits including “Hold On Loosely," “Rockin’ Into The Night,” and “Caught Up In You.”