Five for your planner: Tuesday, May 7
Emilie and Liam Sager check out the navigation chart at the entrance to Martinsburg, W.Va.' new children's museum, For the Kids, by George. A dedication ceremony for the museum takes place all day Saturday, May 11, at Martinsburg Roundhouse. (Submitted photo / May 7, 2013)
A Dedication Day ceremony for a new children’s museum, For the Kids, by George, will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Martinsburg Roundhouse, Martinsburg, W.Va. $15; $7.50, children; $1, those ages 1 to 5. Tickets include brunch, a walking tour of the museum, and free museum admission at a later date. Call 304-264-9977 or go to www.forthekidsbygeorge.org.
2. Bluegrass and more
A bluegrass festival featuring the Speakeasy Boys, shown, and the Boro Boogie Pickers will be Saturday, May 11, at Knob Hall Winery, 14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring. Gates open at noon, gates open for those who purchased tickets in advance, $10. 1 p.m., gates open, purchase tickets at the gate, $15. Call 301-842-2777 or go to www.knobhallwinery.com.
3. On display
“‘Energy Beside Itself,” artwork centered around the themes of energy and synergy by 11 American artists. Event is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Exhibition Art Gallery, 213 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Email email@example.com.
4. Tasty and pretty
Master Gardeners will explain how to grow edible plants with no bending or weeding. Bring your questions or samples for the Washington County Master Gardeners volunteers. At the Children’s Learning Area, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly will explore the world of beneficial insects and insect troublemakers. Event is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St., Smithsburg. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Looking back
Todd Dorsett will read excerpts from his latest book, “Waynesboro as We Knew It,” which covers the history of Waynesboro, Pa., through diaries, journals, letters, pictures and more collected by the author for more than 40 years. Talk is at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Allison-Antrim Museum’s German bank barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Park on South Ridge Avenue and use the ADA-accessible brick walk that leads to the barn door. Call 717-597-9325, go to www.greencastlemuseum.org.