What's NXT: Baskets, bikes, an Elvis tribute and … a pirate murder mystery!

The Herald-Mail

Whether your idea of fun involves theater, music, festivals, outdoor activities or learning something new, we've got your spring entertainment guide right here in NXT Best!

Franklin County Art Alliance Annual Exhibit

Through Thursday, June 13 - 2 to 7 p.m.

Calvary United Methodist Church

150 Norlo Drive

Fayetteville, Pa.

Wide variety of paintings, photographs, prints and sculptures by area artists. Call 717-816-7568.

Basketry Exhibit

Through June 30 - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, closed Fridays

South Jefferson Library

49 Church St.

Summit Point, W.Va.

Baskets made by Anne Bowers. Part of Art in the Library series, highlighting talents of local artists. Go to or call 304-725-6227.

USA BMX National Registration

Monday, June 10 - 6 to 7 p.m.

Hagerstown BMX

Fairgrounds Park

Fairground Avenue and Cross Street


Get a sneak peek into what BMX members can expect at your local track, such as multiple weekly practices and local, regional and national racing opportunities. Open to all ages and skill levels. BMX bikes and helmets available (or bring your own) to ride on track. Participants receive a certificate. Free. Call 240-285-0246.

Dr. Gordon Dammann will present "Medicine between 1865-1914; War is still Hell!" on Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m. in McKinley Hall at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 209 W. Main St., Sharpsburg.

Medicine between 1865-1914 — War is still Hell!

Monday, June 10 - 7 p.m.

McKinley Hall

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

209 W. Main St.


Part of Civil War Lecture Series. Presented by Dr. Gordon Dammann. Sponsored by the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Lecture is free. Drawing for an autographed book or a Civil War print with purchase of $5 ticket. Parking area off alley, and on Main and Hall streets. Go to or call 301-432-5079.

Let’s Cook with Herbs and Spices

Tuesday, June 11 - 6 to 7 p.m.

Penn State Extension Office

181 Franklin Farm Lane

Chambersburg, Pa.

Shopping and storage tips, cooking techniques and more. $30. To register, go to or call 877-345-0691.

Franklin County Historical Society Open House

Tuesday, June 11 - 6 p.m.

Franklin County Historical Society

175 E. King St.

Chambersburg, Pa.

Learn about upcoming events and exhibits. View current exhibits. Go to or call 717-264-1667.

The Plate Scrapers will perform Thursday, June 13, at 6:15 p.m. at the Alumni Amphitheater, Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown.

The Plate Scrapers

Thursday, June 13 - 6:15 p.m.

Alumni Amphitheater

Hagerstown Community College

11400 Robinwood Drive


Bluegrass. Concessions, beer and wine available for purchase. No outside food permitted. Lawn chairs and blankets allowed. Hosted by HCC Alumni Association. Sponsored by Antietam Wealth Management. Concert is free. Go to  or call 240-500-2346.

Shane Gamble & The Pawnshop Hearts

Thursday, June 13 - 7 to 8:30 p.m.

War Memorial Park

500 N. Tennessee Ave.

Martinsburg, W.Va.

Part of the Toni Saylor Summer Concert Series. Free. Go to or call 304-264-4842.

The Ultimate Elvis Concert

Thursday, June 13 - 7:30 p.m.

The Maryland Theatre

21 S. Potomac St.


World Champion Elvis Tribute Artist dzٱٱDzԲٳ, backed by The Infinit-E Tribute Band. Multimedia production. $30 to $64. Go to or call 301-790-2000.

Fantastic Cat with openers Fox & Bones

Thursday, June 13 - 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Hub City Vinyl

28 E. Baltimore St.


Folk-rock, country, Americana and classic rock. $20. Go to or call 301-800-9390.

The Flying Matlocks will perform Friday, June 14, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Music Makers, 46 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa.

The Flying Matlocks

Friday, June 14 - 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Music Makers

46 W. Main St.

Waynesboro, Pa.

Acoustic rock, country, folk and blues. Admission is free; donations appreciated. For more information, email music@artsalliancegw.org or call 717-655-2500.

Pirates of the Channel Islands

Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15 - 6 p.m.

The Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater

44 N. Potomac St. (rear)


An interactive playhouse murder mystery. Contains adult humor and situations. Tickets include dinner and show. Full cash bar available. $65 adults; $59 active military and first responders; $55 ages 5 to 12. Go to or call 301-739-7469.

Corduroy Brown

Friday, June 14 - 6 p.m.

Town Square

100 E. King St.

Martinsburg, W.Va.

Rock. Part of the Summer Concert Series. Free. Go to , email director@mainstreetmartinsburg.com or call 304-262-4200.

The PromisedLand Quartet Concert will perform Friday, June 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Brandts Church, 8003 Brandts Church Road, St. Thomas, Pa.

PromisedLand Quartet

Friday, June 14 - 6:30 p.m.

Brandts Church

8003 Brandts Church Road

St. Thomas, Pa.

Gospel music. Free-will offering. Go to or call 717-369-2652.

The Sandlot

Friday, June 14 - 7 to 10 p.m. (rain date Tuesday, June 18)

City Park Band Shell

668 City Park Drive


Outdoor movie. Rated PG. Activities and giveaways. Concessions available for purchase. Pre-movie festivities begin at 7 p.m. Movie begins at dark. Hosted by Hagerstown Parks and Recreation. Free. Go to .

Tanner Bingaman

Friday, June 14 - 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Hub City Vinyl

28 E. Baltimore St.


Folk-punk and Indian classical. Songs from Bingaman's "Everything & Nothing" vinyl release. $20. Go to or call 301-800-9390.

Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibit

Opening reception Saturday, June 15 - 1 to 3 p.m.; exhibit continues through Sunday, Aug. 25 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays and holidays

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

401 Museum Drive (in City Park)


Juried exhibition. Regional artwork in all media. Light refreshments. Meet artists and juror Lise Dubé-Scherr, dean of Continuing and Professional Studies at Delaware College of Art & Design. Free. Registration encouraged. Go to , email drastelli@wcmfa.org or call 301-739-5727.

Lynn Routzahn

Saturday, June 15 - 10 a.m. to noon

Brooke's House Coffee & Chocolate Shop

1083 Maryland Ave.


Music variety. Call 240-203-8183. Go to .

Good, Bad and Beautiful Insects in the Garden

Saturday, June 15 - 10 a.m. to noon

Ag Heritage Building Lower Level

Penn State Extension Office

181 Franklin Farm Lane

Chambersburg, Pa.

Learn to identify insects. $10. To register, go to or call 877-345-0691.

Poems, Plays and Performances

Saturday, June 15 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Conococheague Institute

12995 Bain Road

Mercersburg, Pa.

Colonial history. Free. Go to , email info@cimlg.org or call 717-328-2800.

Washington County Rural History

Saturday, June 15 - 1 to 4 p.m.

Rural Heritage Museum

Washington County Agricultural Education Center

7313 Sharpsburg Pike


Extensive collections from late 1700's through early 1900's. 1800's rural Maryland village. Indoor scavenger hunt for kids. Self-guided tours. $5 ages 13 and older, $3 ages 12 and younger. Go to .

A Barge Bash will be held Saturday, June 15, starting at 3 p.m. at the C&O Canal Park, 15 W. Main St., Hancock.

Barge Bash

Saturday, June 15 - 3 p.m.

C&O Canal Park

15 W. Main St.


Participants showcase businesses, organizations and family pride with homemade barges using canoes, kayaks, small fishing boats, rubber rafts, etc. to float down canal. Awards. Music. Vendors.

Carolyn Wonderland will perform Saturday, June 15, from 8 to 10 p.m. at Hub City Vinyl, 28 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown.

Carolyn Wonderland

Saturday, June 15 - 8 to 10 p.m.

Hub City Vinyl

28 E. Baltimore St.


Blues, rock and soul. $30. Go to or call 301-800-9390.

Trick Bag

Sunday, June 16 - 1 to 4 p.m.

Blue Mountain Wine Crafters Boutique Winery

117 E. Baltimore St.


Variety of good-time music. Special Father's Day show. Call 301-791-2882.

Healing Rooms of Hagerstown

Sunday, June 16 - 5 to 7 p.m.

Pathway Community Church

1028 Salem Ave.


Prayer team members pray for attendees' healing of body/life. Go to , email htwonhealingrooms@gmail.com or call 717-597-8077.