March 27, 2015 — March 29, 2015

This is a unique, three-evening event telling the story from the letters and experiences of mostly Shepherdstown families, before, during and after the Civil War Their words are brought to life by Ardyth Gilbertson, and other notable local actors. Written and produced by Jim Surkamp with period...

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Date: March 27, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Time: 7-9:30 pm
Location: 113 S. Princess St., Shepherdstown

March 28, 2015 — March 29, 2015

Meet Harpers Ferry’s industrial workers and citizens at special exhibits featuring the technological advances of 19th century.  Come see industrial revolution debuted machines, gadgets, and gizmos that helped offer Americans more time, more money and established a burgeoning middle class....

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Date: March 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Time: 11 to 4
Location: 171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry

March 28, 2015

The Harpers Ferry Parks and Recreation Commission will present the Harpers Ferry Neighborhood Film Festival on Saturday, 28 March 2015, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Mather Training Center.  The Festival features an eclectic mix of films, videos, and media clips made by, or featuring, Harpers...

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Date: March 28, 2015 - March 28, 2015
Time: 2-5 PM
Location: 51 Mather Place, Harpers Ferry

April 2, 2015 — April 12, 2015

The Jefferson County Photography Club will exhibit a selection of prints by club members in the Charles Town Visitors Center Fire Hall Gallery. The exhibit will be on display April 2 to April 12.  A reception will be held Friday April 10 from 5 to 7 pm.

The Visitors’ Center/Gallery is open...

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Date: April 2, 2015 - April 12, 2015
Time: 10-5
Location: 108 N. George St, Charles Town

April 4, 2015

The Parks and Recreation Commission will be holding the traditional Easter Egg Hunt at the Town Gazebo Park on Saturday April 4. This Easter tradition has been a park activity
for kids since 1980. More information to follow on the Town website.

Date: April 4, 2015 - April 4, 2015
Time: 10 to noon
Location: Washington Street, Harpers Ferry

April 4, 2015

Country star Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts including songs like “Ladies Love Country Boys”, “You’re Gonna Miss This” and “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk.” Since his Platinum debut 15 years ago, Adkins has sold over 10 million albums,...

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Date: April 4, 2015 - April 4, 2015
Time: 8-11 pm
Location: 750 Hollywood Drive, Charles Town

April 11, 2015

The public is invited to join us and volunteer on Saturday April 11th from 8:00am to Noon, for the Annual Potomac River Watershed Clean up at the Potoma Wayside River Access in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Ranger Samantha will be leading the clean up. Gloves, trash bags, & recycling...

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Date: April 11, 2015 - April 11, 2015
Time: 8 to noon
Location: Rt 340, Harpers Ferry

April 11, 2015

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Sam Michael’s 5K Obstacle Challenge Race hosted by Jefferson County Parks and Recreation and The Outdoor Education Center of For Love of Children!

Date: April 11, 2015 - April 11, 2015
Time: 9 to 10:30 am
Location: 235 Sam Michael's Lane, Shenandoah Junction

April 11, 2015

The discussion about farm to table dining takes on a whole new meaning when it includes a six-pack of state wineries with vintages to taste at the 22nd Uniquely West Virginia wine and food festival.  The one-day tastebud-pleaser event is scheduled for 10am to 4pm on Saturday, April 11 at the Ice...

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Date: April 11, 2015 - April 11, 2015
Time: 10 to 4
Location: 138 Independence Street, Berkeley Springs

April 11, 2015

After the Civil War ended, reconstruction of the south began. Learn of issues faced by the Provost Marshal asthey supported the activities of the Freedman’s Bureau.

Date: April 11, 2015 - April 11, 2015
Time: 11 to 4
Location: 171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry

April 17, 2015

Come to enjoy a night of poetry, music, delicious sweets and savories, wine and beer.

Held each year during National Poetry Month, this popular cultural event celebrates poetry and this area’s fertile poetry scene. This year’s roster of poets features Stephen Altman, Lin Batton, Earl Hairston,...

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Date: April 17, 2015 - April 17, 2015
Location: 202 Princess Street, Shepherdstown

April 18, 2015 — April 19, 2015

Entrance to park is free on National Park Week

Date: April 18, 2015 - April 19, 2015
Time: 9 to 5
Location: 171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry

April 18, 2015

President Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865. Learn how the Provost Marshal reacted to the situation and how they supported the newly formed Freedman’s Bureau.

Date: April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
Time: 11 to 4
Location: 171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry

April 20, 2015

Opportunity to play golf on a private course.  Golf includes lunch and dinner.  See local businesses showcase their business.  Sponsorship opportunities available to promote your business.  Proceeds from this event help fund Chamber events such as: Public Service Banquet, New Teacher’s Luncheon,...

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Date: April 20, 2015 - April 20, 2015
Time: 11 to 6
Location: 100 Cress Creek Drive, Shepherdstown

April 24, 2015 — April 26, 2015

Music and lyrics by David Nehls; Book by Betsy Kelso.  Musical Comedy - Rated R.  There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres, and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil–loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and...

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Date: April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Time: 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm
Location: 204 North George Street, Charles Town

April 25, 2015

Great family event with something for everyone! NCTC is not normally open to the general public, so this is a wonderful opportunity made possible by our wonderful partners at NCTC. Come enjoy the beautiful trails through forests and fields along the Potomac River which are not normally open to...

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Date: April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 am

April 25, 2015 — April 26, 2015

Join us for the 4th Annual Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Community Art Walk! We have a number of businesses and artists that will be displaying artwork from Bolivar to the Lower Town in Harpers Ferry. Walk along the tree-lined streets, take in historic views, check out the art and enjoy everything the...

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Date: April 25, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Time: 10 to 5
Location: High Street, Harpers Ferry

April 25, 2015 — April 26, 2015

The House and Garden Tours of Historic Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, began in 1955, when several local women began this spring tradition that has blossomed into a major annual event and tourist attraction.  Garden Clubs in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties comprise the Shenandoah-Potomac Garden...

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Date: April 25, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Time: 10 to 5
Location: various places, Jefferson/Berkeley County

April 25, 2015

The Panhandle Earth Day Celebration is an annual event held the last Saturday in April at Morgan’s Grove Park, on the corner of Kearneysville Pike (Route 480) and Morgan Grove Road, just outside of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. There is Music, Art, Crafts, Food, Kid’s Activities, Demonstrations,...

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Date: April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
Location: 3988 Kearneysville Pike, Shepherdstown

April 25, 2015 — April 26, 2015

Join the members of the parks artillery crew as they demonstrate the might and intimidation of field artillery. Demonstrations at 12, 1, and 2 pm.

Date: April 25, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Time: 1, 2, 3 pm
Location: 171 Shoreline Dr, Harpers Ferry

April 26, 2015

Celebrate the return of spring with a hike to Weverton Cliffs.  Join Trail and Town Alliance of Harpers Ferry and Bolivar in a hike from Gathland State Park (just off Rt. 67 in Maryland) to to Weverton Cliffs. This 7-mile, moderately challenging hike will take us from Gathland to Weverton Cliffs...

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Date: April 26, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Time: 1-4 pm
Location: Filmore Street, Harpers Ferry

April 30, 2015 — May 3, 2015

Music and lyrics by David Nehls; Book by Betsy Kelso.  Musical Comedy - Rated R.  There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres, and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil–loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and...

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Date: April 30, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Time: 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm
Location: 204 North George Street, Charles Town

May 2, 2015 — May 3, 2015

Join shop favorite, engaging teacher, and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Artist-in-Residence, Kenneth Mitchell, in this special workshop designed for beginner & intermediate-level students.  Using Harpers Ferry and live botanicals for inspiration, this workshop will focus on basic...

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Date: May 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Time: 9 to 3:30
Location: 144 High Street, Harpers Ferry

May 2, 2015 — May 3, 2015
For some Appalachian Trail hikers, the motto Hike Your Own Hike is taking on a new meaning as thru hikers with non traditional itineraries gain in popularity. Although 80 percent of hikers who set out to complete the entire Appalachian Trail in 12 months or less start in Georgia and end in...more details »

Date: May 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Time: 10-5
Location: 799 Washington St., Harpers Ferry

May 3, 2015

Shepherd University Professor Emeritus of History, Dr. John Stealey, will take us back to a pivotal moment in West Virginia’s history.

Date: May 3, 2015 - May 3, 2015
Time: 2-3 pm
Location: 200 E. Washington Street, Charles Town

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