Staff picks: Thursday, Oct. 25
Huey Lewis and The News comes to Shippensburg, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m. H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. (Submitted photo / October 24, 2012)
Say it's alright
'If this is it' then let us know when Huey Lewis and The News comes to Shippensburg, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m. H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. Tickets cost $55 to $75. Call 717-477-7469 or go to www.luhrscenter.com.
Candy, candy, candy
Trick-or-treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat. Tonight kicks off trick-or-treating in the Tri-State area. All are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 — Halfway; Greencastle, Pa.; Waynesboro, Pa. Saturday, Oct. 27 — Hancock; Wednesday, Oct. 31 —Chambersburg, Pa.; Hagerstown; Martinsburg, W.Va.; Shepherdstown, W.Va.; Smithsburg
Come masked or not, it doesn't matter — money for the Masquerade Ball with a Cotton Club Twist Friday, Oct. 26, will benefit the Doleman Black Heritage Museum. The event will feature live music by The Darrell Jackson Project, unveiling of the new Doleman Black Heritage Museum collection exhibit, raffles. Naki Frieson will be mistress of ceremonies. 8 p.m. to midnight; doors open at 7 p.m. Cortland Mansion, 19411 Cortland Drive, Hagerstown. Masks are optional. $50 per person. Call 301-791-4826.
Fly us to the moon
Crooner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will show Hagerstown Friday night why he was crowned a winner on "America's Got Talent." 7:30 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $27 to $39. Call 301-790-2000 or go to www.mdtheatre.org.
Forget the instruments, 42Five performs a cappella Tuesday, Oct. 30, at The Maryland Theatre. A concert in the Hagerstown Community Concert series. 7:30 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $25; $2, students. Call 301-790-0980 or go to www.hagerstownliveonstage.com.
The five free things to do this week
Revving up for candy
Treats and trucks, what more could a kid ask for Friday, Oct. 26, at D.M. Bowman in Williamsport? 4 to 7 p.m. D.M. Bowman Inc.'s Professional Development Center, 10226 Governor Lane Blvd., Suite 4009, Williamsport. Call 800-609-0033.
What fall looks like
Members of Art Berkeley will display their interpretations of autumn Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library. Members of Art Berkeley Inc. display their interpretations of autumn. Closing reception, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, 101 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va.
Pumpkins are the feature of the Pumpkin Art Appreciation Day Saturday, Oct. 27, at City Farmers Market. Pumpkin and gourd art demonstrations, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. After 8 a.m., the first 150 children visiting the market will receive a free pumpkin, which can be decorated at the market. Trick or treating at participating vendors from 9 to 11 a.m. City Farmers Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 183, or go to www.hagerstownmarket.org.
Tell it on the mountain
Eight mountaintop churches will host a community harvest celebration Sunday, Oct. 28, with music and food at Fort Ritchie Community Center. Pastors of eight mountaintop churches in Cascade and Sabillasville, Md., and Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., will host a community harvest celebration. Bluegrass music, a showcase of pies, lemonade and apple cider. 2 to 4 p.m. Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. Free. Bring non-perishable food or paper products for the food bank.
Hauntingly Halloween fun
It's not Halloween in Hancock until the parade comes through on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Hancock Rotary Club hosts. 7:30 p.m. Downtown Hancock. Call 301-678-6635. Rain date is Nov. 1.