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November 5 – 6
The Trails and Trees Studio Tour is an opportunity to leisurely roam the scenic back roads of historic Berkeley County WV and visit the studios of the talented artisans that call it home. The Tour is free and you travel at your own pace from studio to studio to get that behind-the-scenes look at the creative process and a chance to chat with the artists and learn about their special talents and skills. Each studio provides refreshments and also has a door prize drawing for a specially selected item!
November 12 -13
Over the Mountain Studio Tour. Visit the Over the Mountain Studio Tour, 25 artists at 10 stops, all located in Jefferson County, WV. Please visit our website for tour map Sat/Sun, 10am - 5pm free ; 304-725-056 www.studiotourwv.org or info (at) studiotourwv .org
Speak Story Series Presents Storyteller Oba William King. Oba ignites audiences with his blend of drumming, poetry, theater, & storytelling. Show topics: visiting Benin, HIV/AIDS prevention, & slave trade. Shepherdstown Community Club 102 E. German Street Shepherdstown, WV 25443 Tuesday November 15 7:30 - 9:00 Speak Story Series $10 reserved, $12 at the door, $8 Students with ID 304-886-9481; www.speakwv.org or info (at) speakwv .org
Annual Tree Lighting and Christmas Craft Show. luminaries at 6pm, lighting of characters at 7pm Party at Mansion House Hagerstown City Park and Mansion House Art Gallery Friday December 2, 2016 6-8pm Hagerstown Parks and Recreation and the Valley Art Association Free 240-818-3851; www.valleyartassoc.com or cawilks44 (at) gmail.com
Masterworks Chorale Gloria and Magnificat. Masterworks Chorale presents Baroque favorites, the Vivaldi Gloria and Bach Magnificat, featuring full orchestra and soloists Rob Tudor and Melanie Regan. Frank Center Theater Saturday 8:00 p.m. Shepherd University Department of Music $15 general admission; $10 for faculty, staff, alumni, seniors, 18 & under 304-876-5555; www.shepherd.edu/music or music (at) shepherd .edu
Concert: Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band. "Mainstream Bluegrass At Its Best (Bluegrass Unlimited) - with a music video in national rotation and past tour dates with Loretta Lynn, and others. Falling Waters Presbyterian Church, Route 901, Hedgesville November 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Concerts in the Community Adults: $5.00; Students K-12 $3.00; Age 4 and younger: free 304-754-5039; www.fwpc.info or concertsinthecommunity (at) comcast.net
Shepherd Jazz Ensembles. An exciting night of jazz, displaying a wide range of styles. Frank Center Theater Thursday 8:00 p.m. Shepherd University Department of Music $10 general admission; $5 for faculty, staff, alumni, seniors, 18 & under 304-876-5555; www.shepherd.edu/music or music (at) shepherd .edu
Wind Symphony. Enjoy an evening of wind band classics led by student conductors. Come get a glimpse of the conductors of tomorrow! Frank Center Theater Tuesday 8:00 p.m. Shepherd University Department of Music $10 general admission; $5 for faculty, staff, alumni, seniors, 18 & under 304-876-5555; www.shepherd.edu/music or music (at) shepherd .edu
Magical Music of Cape Breton with Cassie and Maggie MacDonald. Enjoy a rare evening of lively Cape Breton fiddle, piano, song, and stepdance with sisters, Cassie and Maggie MacDonald. Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church 8PM Shepherdstown Music & Dance $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 members, $10 students (304) 263-2531; smad.us or updf (at) earthlink .net
Fall Opera Scenes. An intimate afternoon performance of excerpts from well-known operas. W. H. Shipley Recital Hall Thursday 2:30 p.m. Shepherd University Department of Music FREE and open to the public. 304-876-5555; www.shepherd.edu/music or music (at) shepherd .edu
Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra Concert. All-Mozart concert featuring Symphony No. 39 and overtures and arias from various operas. Soloist will be DC-based Soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot. Trinity Episcopal Church, Church and German Streets, Shepherdstown. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Friends of Music $25 ($22.50 before Nov. 6); free for Friends of Music Members 304-876-5765; http://www.friendswv.org or info (at) friendswv.org
Composition Recital. Come hear a distinguished list of young composers as they present their vision of tomorrow’s music. McCoy Rehearsal Hall Monday 7:00 p.m. Shepherd University Department of Music FREE and open to the public. 304-876-5555; www.shepherd.edu/music or music (at) shepherd .edu
Small Ensembles Recital. Mixed student chamber ensembles will present works by various composers. McCoy Rehearsal Hall Tuesday 8:00 p.m. Shepherd University Department of Music FREE and open to the public. 304-876-5555; www.shepherd.edu/music or music (at) shepherd .edu
Continuing through November 29
Super Hero Boys Class. Super Heroes age 5-8 brave enough to save the human world. A fun way to explore creativity, flexibility and build self confidence through movement; Tuesday 4:30-5:30 Inwood Performing Arts Company $61 monthly 304-229-3209; www.inwoodperformingarts.com or wsmith2954 (at) aol .com
Belly Dance Workshop. Open level, retreat-style belly dance workshop with live drumming & refreshments. LGBTQ friendly, for adults & teens. Beginners welcome. MAC Ice House, Berkeley Springs, WV Saturday, November 5, 2016, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Jensuya Belly Dance $50 304-258-7647; www.facebook.com/JensuyaBellyDance or raqs (at) tarabraqs .com
December 15 -16
Nutcracker K-12 Performances. included is a 45 seminar on dance history and theatre ettiquette at your school and a 70 minute live performance feature professional guest artists Musselman High School 9:30 am and 11 am Inwood Dance Company $5.00 304-229-3209; www.inwoodperformingarts.com or wsmith2954 (at) aol .com
A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley; Old Opera House; www.oldoperahouse.org or ooh (at) oldoperahouse .org
The Best Christmas Pagent Ever!; Apollo Civic Theatre; apollocivictheatre.org or act (at) apollocivictheatre .org
November 12 – December 25
The NUTTY NUTCRACKER. Come join us at our holiday show. It's the nuttiest Nutcracker you'll ever see. Lots of fun when King Rat tries to steal a wish from the Nutcracker. 412 W King Street; Sat and Sun at 1pm Doors open 20 mins before show $6. for 2 years and up 304-258-4074; www.wondermentpuppets.com or wondermentpuppets (at) yahoo .com
Open Call for Artists and Artisans
Calling artists and artisans who wish to join the "Artists at The Works" co-op group at the Berkeley Art Works.
The co-op space in the gallery currently has one open space each for a two-dimensional artist and a three-dimensional artist. Details Here
If you have not already done so, please take our Art Instruction Survey and let us know of your interest in art classes.
For details and online registration, visit artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/instruction/.
Classes For November
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