1. Honoring those who have fought and fallen
Students of the Veterans Club at Hagerstown Community College will hold a special Veterans Day event Thursday, Nov. 8, at Hagerstown Community College's Student Center, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Ceremony will be at 11 a.m., ceremony; 12:30 p.m. film. Bulldog Detachment of the Marine Corps League will present the colors. Pastor John Miller will give the invocation, Melissa Miller will sing the national anthem and there will be guest speakers. A representative from the office of Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md, will present a flag to the club. Following the ceremony, the documentary "Restrepo" will be shown. Call 240-500-2367 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White will perform at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost for the 7 p.m. show: $54.75 balcony only, $213.75 VIP meet and greet; 9:30 p.m. show: $54.75 to $64.75. Call 301-790-3500 or email email@example.com.
3. A festival of film
Shepherdstown Film Festival will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday , Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 10. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets cost $15 per day in advance; $20 at the door, if not sold out. Go to www.shepherdfilmfest.com.
4. Wine Down Friday
Singer and songwriter Matt Zimmerman will play finger-style guitar from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Knob Hall Winery, 14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring. $5, includes tastes of wine, $1 for the first glass of wine. Go to www.knobhallwinery.com.
5. Book discussion
"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot will be discussed at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Shepherd University's Scarborough Library, Room 256, North King Street, Shepherdstown. Free. Part of Common Reading Selection group discussion Email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.shepherd .edu/commonreading.