Things To Do


Updated 6/16/15

ALL YEAR

EVERY THURSDAY experience O'HURLEY'S HERITAGE MUSIC JAM SESSION Location: O'Hurley's General Store in Shepherdstown, WV, 13 miles from Charles Town! Experience the blend of classical string instruments with traditional Appalachian instruments for a sound that will stir you with joy and set your foot to patting! A decades long Thursday night tradition continues all year EVERY Thursday FROM 7:30 - 11PM!

Tour: O Be JoyFull Historical Tours January 1, 2014-December 31, 2015 at by appt. Meet at St Peters Rectory 110 Church St. Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 Contact: Rick Garland 732.801.0381 Website: CLICK HEREPrice: Adult $22 Child $12 Personally guided historical walking tours of Harpers Ferry and historical concerts/shows.

Tour: Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry January 1, 2014-December 31, 2015 at by appt. Meet at St Peters Piazza 110 Church St. Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 Contact: Rick Garland 732.801.0381 Website: CLICK HERE Price: Adult $12 Child $9 Lantern-lit walking tour around Lower Town of Harpers Ferry; stories of ghostly phenomenon!

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park’s 2016 PROGRAMS & EVENTS: This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service! Click HERE to see a complete list of Programs and Events throughout 2016. EACH WEEK END through the year special demonstrations, programs, concerts tours and exhibitions are planned! Plan your visit! The park is located only 6 miles east of The Carriage Inn Bed and Breakfast!

MAY

@ Hollywood Casino PETER CETERA Friday, May 6 at 9pm  BUY TICKETS Must be 21 Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter, Peter Cetera has enjoyed success for nearly five decades as both the bass player and vocalist for the legendary rock band "Chicago" and as a solo artist. Between his two musical lives, Cetera has recorded 28 albums, which produced such timeless hits as "Glory of Love," "The Next Time I Fall" and "25 or 6 to 4."

@ Hollywood Casino WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISE Saturday, May 28 at 8pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21  Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide. Once dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline,” this iconic performer has received over 60 industry awards, with 20 No.1 hits such as “Mama He’s Crazy,” “She Is His Only Need,” and "No One Else On Earth." Wynonna and her band The Big Noise have recently released their debut album, marking yet another milestone in her remarkable 33-year career.

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, May 28th, Sunday, May 29th, and Monday, May 30th Memorial Day Weekend- Ranger tours, cemetery programs and living history to commemorate the sacrifices of American soldiers. Parade in Sharpsburg on Saturday. Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday at the National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Click HERE for more information.

JUNE

THE PRICE IS RIGHT @ Hollywood Casino Friday, June 3 at 9pm | BUY TICKETS |Must be 21  Saturday, June 4 at 2pm & 8pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 Sunday, June 5 at 4pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 

CARLOS MENCIA @Hollywood Casino Friday, June 17 at 9pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 You know platinum-selling comedian Carlos Mencia as the star of Comedy Central's "Mind of Mencia" and as the outrageous, in-your-face stand-up comedian who is not afraid to tackle controversial topics in his routines, which will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter. He has appeared in television shows like “The Bernie Mac Show” and “The Arsenio Hall Show,” as well as in his own comedy specials on HBO and Comedy Central.

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26th, Artillery Weekend - Living history volunteers will take to the eld for a demonstration of loading and ring Civil War artillery. Cannon ring demonstrations will be held throughout the weekend at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

JULY

@Hollywood Casino 38 SPECIAL Friday, July 1 at 9pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 After more than four decades together, 38 Special continues to bring their signature blend of Southern and arena rock to over 100 cities a year. Their multiple gold and platinum albums stand in testament to the endurance of a legendary powerhouse. With sales in excess of 20 million albums, you know the band for their arena-rock smashes, "Hold On Loosely," "Caught Up in You," and "Rockin' Into The Night."

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, July 2nd, Antietam Salute to Independence Celebration- Join the Maryland Symphony Orchestra for a special Independence Day commemoration. The two hour concert begins at 7:30 p.m. reworks display immediately following the concert. Note: Due to this special event, the visitor center will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Several of the park roads will not be open after 3:00 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

@ Hollywood Casino MARINA MCBRIDE Friday, July 8 at 9pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21
Saturday, July 9 at 8pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 Martina McBride is a petite powerhouse in the country music world and a 14-time Grammy Award nominee. She has sold over 18 million albums, producing over 20 Top-10 singles and six #1 hits, including "A Broken Wing," "Wrong Again" and "Blessed."

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, July 30th and Sunday, July 31st, Artillery Weekend - Living history volunteers will take to the eld for a demonstration of loading and ring Civil War artillery. Cannon ring demonstrations will be held throughout the weekend at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE for more information.

AUGUST

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th, Living History Weekend - Military demos will be held at the visitor center and Burnside Bridge and civilian camp will be located at Mumma Farm. Click HERE for more information.

@Hollywood Casino JEFF FOXWORTHY Friday, August 19 at 8:30pm & 11:00pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 Known for his signature bit “You might be a redneck if…,” Jeff Foxworthy is a member of one of the most successful comedy tours of all time, The Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which spawned three movies, a television show, a satellite radio channel and a live album. The Grammy Award nominee has gained millions of fans with his stand up act, which goes well beyond redneck jokes to explore the humor in everyday human nature.

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th, Artillery Weekend - Living history volunteers will take to the eld for a demonstration of loading and ring Civil War artillery. Cannon ring demonstrations will be held throughout the weekend at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

Antietam National Battlefield FREE ADMISSION DAYS: August 25-28 - National Park Service Birthday Weekend Click HERE for more information.

SEPTEMBER

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th, 154th Battle Anniversary Weekend at Antietam- A full schedule including special battle eld hikes, and living history ring demonstrations will take place this weekend. A detailed schedule will be announced in late August. Click HERE for more information.

@ Hollywood Casino TRACE ADKINS Saturday, September 24 at 8pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 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 20 years ago, Adkins has sold over 10 million albums, been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and has won five ACM and CMT awards.

Antietam National Battlefield: FREE ADMISSION DAY! September 24 - National Public Lands Day. Click HERE for more information.

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th, Aftermath of Battle Living History Weekend- Living history volunteers will tell the story of the United States Sanitary Commission and demonstrate the role it played in improving the life of the common soldier by portraying a soldier feeding station. They will discuss their role in the Civil War and the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam by providing comfort and solace to the troops. Click HERE for more information.

OCTOBER

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th, Living History Weekend - Living history volunteers will portray the 124th New York Infantry recreating the life of a Civil War soldier. Weapons demonstrations will be held both Saturday and Sunday, with ongoing interpretation in the camp throughout the weekend. Click HERE for more information.

NOVEMBER

Antietam National Battlefield FREE ADMISSION DAY: November 11 - Veterans Day

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JAY LENO Saturday, November 26 at 8pm & 10:30pm | BUY TICKETS | Must be 21 You know Emmy-award winning comedian Jay Leno as the long time host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" for over two decades and as an ever-traveling comedian, who performs over 100 shows every year. His everyman-style persona and topical humor have helped him earn millions of fans worldwide. Currently, you can catch him on CNBC's "Jay Leno's Garage."

DECEMBER

Antietam National Battlefield: Saturday, December 3rd, Annual Memorial Illumination- Volunteers place over 23,000 candles on the battle eld. Each luminary represents a casualty from the bloodiest single-day-battle in American History. Driving tour begins at 6:00 p.m. on Route 34 east of Sharpsburg. In the event of high winds or heavy rain, this event will be rescheduled to December 10th. Note: The visitor center will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Several of the park roads will not be open after 3:00 p.m. Click HERE for more information.

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