Crossroads Calendar

Maryland

Learning Lunch Hour
Tuesday, Aug. 1 — Attend the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s lunchtime discussion. Socialize and network while you are there. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Hwy., Hagerstown. Free for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $10 for non-members. Call 301-739-2015 ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Eggs and Issues

Wednesday, Aug. 2 — Join the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, a discussion and networking. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $15 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $25 for non-members. Call 301-739-2015 ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Hub City REIA meeting

Thursday, Aug. 3 — Join the Hub City Real Estate Investment Association meeting if you’re looking for a local real estate club to gain massive knowledge, network with the areas most successful investors and other like-minded individuals and ultimately build your wealth and financial freedom. 6 to 9 p.m. Courtyard Marriott, 17270 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. Free for Hub City REIA members; $20 for non-members. Call 240-310-2792, email organizer@hubcityreia.com or go to www.hubcityreia.com.

36th annual Chamber Crab Feast

Friday, Aug. 4 — Join the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce for its 36th annual Chamber Crab Feast, 6 to 9 p.m. Ali Ghan Shrine Picnic Grounds, 13100 Ali Ghan Road NE, Cumberland, Md. Tickets cost $70, and advanced reservations required. The all-you-can-eat menu includes hot steamed crabs, italian sausage, hamburgers and hot dogs, Susie Miller’s famous crab soup, fresh corn, Queen City Creamery ice cream, draft beer, soft drinks and water. For more details, call the chamber at 301-722-2820 or email carrie@alleganycountychamber.com.

41st annual FCBIA Golf Classic

Friday, Aug. 11 — Plan to attend the Frederick County (Md.) Building Industry Association’s (FCBIA’s) annual golf classic. Enjoy a complete program of special events while you mingle with your peers from the building industry. All proceeds benefit FCBIA member services. Includes breakfast, 18 holes of golf (including cart), tournament shirt, awards luncheon, contests and prizes. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Maryland National Golf Club, 8836 Hollow Road, Middletown, Md. $140 per player; $550 per foursome. Call 301-663-3599 ext. 101, email donna@frederickbuilders.org or go to www.frederickbuilders.org.

Savvy Managers Book Club

Wednesday, Aug. 16 — Spend an hour with the Savvy Managers Book Club members and discuss the book being read. Noon to 1 p.m. Fletcher Library, 100 S. Potomac St. Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015 ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Business Card Exchange

Wednesday, Aug. 16 — Plan to attend the Frederick County (Md.) Chamber of Commerce business card exchange. More than 100 local professionals are expected to participate. Bring your business cards for networking. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Other Voices Theatre, 244 S. Jefferson St., Frederick, Md. Free. Advance registration is required. Call 301-662-4164, email info@frederickchamber.org or go to www.frederickchamber.org.

MACo Summer Conference 2017

Wednesday, Aug. 16, through Saturday, Aug. 19 — The 2017 Summer Conference “You’re Hired!” will focus on Maryland’s new job growth and the wealth of opportunities in industries such as technology, the military, clean energy, the environment, agriculture, and education. Conference sessions will discuss trending data, best practices, and partnership opportunities to help counties attract and benefit from new jobs and keep the economy on an upward clime. Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City, Md. Go to www.mdcounties.org.

Maximize your membership

Thursday, Aug. 17 — Pick up tricks to maximize the return on your Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce investment. Whether you are new to the chamber or a longtime supporter, this event highlights way to engage your staff and see the value of your membership. Topics that will be covered include: mastering marketing within the chamber, navigating your online profile, networking nuggets, and tracking your return on your investment. 9 to 10 a.m. Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-2015 ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Business After Hours

Thursday, Aug. 17 — Socialize and network with the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members. 5 to 7 p.m. Shepherd’s Spring, 16869 Taylor’s Landing Road, Sharpsburg. $5 for Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce members; $15 for non-members. Call 301-739-2015 ext. 100, email info@hagerstown.org or go to www.hagerstown.org.

Financial workshop: Make the Most Out of Schwab.com

Thursday, Aug. 17 — Take advantage of the wealth of content and tools available on Schwab.com to help you plan and keep on track with your financial goals. You’ll get information about ways to leverage resources for investing, planning, trading and researching investments. See what Schwab has to offer and how to get started with financial planning and saving. 6 to 7 p.m. Charles Schwab, 18045 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown. Free. RSVP. Call 240-329-2021, email vickie.costlow@schwab.com or go to www.schwab.com/hagerstown.

A Day at Adventure Park

Friday, Aug. 25 — Four Go-Kart rides and all day access to Wild West Express and Wildcat Roller Coasters, Scrambler, Laser Tag, Ropes Course, Rock Wall, Spin Zone Bumper Cars, Mini Golf, Mini Himalaya, Frog Hopper, Carousel, Bumper Boats and Tumbleweed Coaster. Lunch will be provided. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Adventure Park, 11113 W. Baldwin Road, Monrovia, Md. $45 per person. Call 301-739-1190 or go to www.abccvc.org.

Gun Bonanza

Saturday, Aug. 26 — Gun Bonanza, sportsman drawing, A.B.C. of Western Maryland. 1 to 9 p.m. Brunswick Fire Company, 1500 Volunteer Drive, Brunswick, Md. $40, includes meal and one guest. Call 301-739-1190 or go to www.abccvc.org.

Pennsylvania

QuickBooks Seminar

Wednesday, Aug. 16 — Stop hurting your cash flow and put an end to your bookkeeping nightmares with this easy and informative training course presented by Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors. 9 a.m. to noon. Schultheiss and Associates, 720 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $129. Call 717-267-2100, email jds@schultheisscpa.com or go to www.schultheisscpa.com.

The Barrel House ribbon cutting

Thursday, Aug. 17 — Come to the The Barrel House ribbon cutting and open house. Take a tour of the venue. Enjoy wine and light hors d’oeuvre. 5 to 7 p.m. The Barrel House, 39 N. Third St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Registration is encouraged. Call 717-446-0293, email 39barrelhouse@gmail.com or go to www.39barrelhouse.com.

11/30 Network Third Thursday Happy Hour

Thursday, Aug. 17 — Join the young professionals in Franklin County, Pa. for happy hour. Donations for the United Way of Franklin County’s “Stuff the Bus” project will be collected. Show your school pride and come dressed in your favorite college/high school tee. 5 to 7 p.m. Relax Lounge, 1580 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Advance registration is requested. Call 717-264-7101 ext. 204, email aweibley@chambersburg.org or go to www.1130network.com.

22nd annual CrabFeast

Saturday, Aug. 26 — Come rain or shine to the crab feast held by Downtown Chambersburg (Pa.) Inc. and Verstandig Broadcasting. Proceeds from the event are used for downtown revitalization. Doors open at 3 p.m. for small games of chance. Food will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets include barbeque chicken and all of the fixings by Main Street Deli and all-you-can-eat hard shell crabs by the Woodpoint Grille. There will be a live auction starting at 6:30 p.m. 3 to 8 p.m. AMVETS Post 224, 750 Fifth Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $41 per adult; $13 per child, 12 years and younger. Price includes beverages. Ticket sales end Saturday, Aug. 19. Call 717-264-7101 ext. 212, email sfish@chambersburg.org or go to www.chambersburg.org.

West Virginia

Women’s Network TED Talk Tuesdays

Tuesday, Aug. 1 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Network for a discussion about the video that will be shown. Bring your lunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Shepherd University, Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Room 116, Martinsburg, W.Va. RSVP. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Shepherd UniversityMartinsburg Center open house, shred event

Saturday, Aug. 5 — Visit the Shepherd University Martinsburg (W.Va.) Center to help protect yourself from identity theft. Bring your excess documents to be shredded securely onsite in a shredding truck provided by RMS. Refreshments will be provided while supplies last by Chick-fil-A of Martinsburg. The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at Exit Reality in the connecting parking lot. 9 a.m. to noon. Shepherd University Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, W.Va. Donations will be accepted to support the Berkeley County (W.Va.) Back Pack Program. Call 304-263-3303 or go to www.MartinsburgCenter.info.

New teachers luncheon

Thursday, Aug. 10 — Meet the new Jefferson County (W.Va.) educators at this luncheon. Noon to 2 p.m. Charles Washington Hall, 101 E. Washington St., Charles Town, W.Va. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Rise and Shine Breakfast

Friday, Aug. 11 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and a discussion about Horses with Hearts. 7:15 to 9 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Jefferson Co. Chamber Mixer

Tuesday, Aug. 15 — Join the Jefferson County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce members for socializing and networking. 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Black Dog Coffee Company. Call 304-725-2055, email chamber@jeffersoncountywvchamber.org or go to www.jeffersoncountywvchamber.org.

Berkeley chamber mixer

Wednesday, Aug. 16 — Stop by Williamsport Retirement Village to meet and greet Martinsburg-Berkeley County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce members and guests. Enjoy drinks and appetizers. Bring your business cards. Learn about the business community and network with other business members. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Williamsport Retirement Village, 154 N. Artizan St., Williamsport. Free for Martinsburg-Berkeley County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce members; $5 for non-members. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Rise and Shine Breakfast

Friday, Aug. 25 — Join the Martinsburg-Berkeley County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce members for breakfast, networking and a discussion about Workforce WV. 7:15 to 9 a.m. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Member orientation

Tuesday, Aug. 29 — Thinking about joining the Martinsburg-Berkeley County (W.Va.) Chamber of Commerce? You are invited to learn more about what the chamber does, and how you can benefit. Already a Chamber member? Learn how you can get the most out of your membership. Learn about taking advantage of your membership benefits, upcoming events and networking opportunities, and marketing opportunities through the Chamber. Get to know your Chamber Board members, staff and other fellow members. Bring your business cards and any materials that you would like to distribute through the Chamber office. 7:45 to 9 a.m. Shepherd University, Martinsburg Center, 261 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, W.Va. Registration requested. Call 304-267-4841, email chamber@berkeleycounty.org or go to www.berkeleycounty.org.

Something fun

Photo 17 national juried photography exhibit

Wednesday, Aug. 2 — The exhibit will include works by artists from several states. Berkeley Art Works, 116 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 12 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Go to www.berkeleyartswv.org.

‘Evading Capture: Union Cavalry Escape from Harpers Ferry, Sept. 14, 1862’

Wednesday, Aug. 9 — Antietam Battlefield Guide Sharon Murray will discuss the Union Cavalry’s escape from Harpers Ferry, W.Va., on Sept. 14, 1862. The talk will cover events leading up to the escape, some info about the leaders, the escape itself and the end results. 7 to 8 p.m., Jacob Rohrbach Inn, 138 W. Main St., Sharpsburg. Part of Civil War Lecture Series. Free. Go to http://jacob-rohrbach-inn.com/blog/2017/01/civil-war-lecture-series-2/

“Life: Simply Beautiful”

Saturday, Aug. 19 — Watercolors by Lucille Kerns. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 20 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-609-0656 or go to www.delaplaine.org.

Love Letters by A.R. Gurney

Aug. 22 to 27 — Love Letters to A.R. Gurney at Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, Pa. Starring Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross of Family Ties. An evocative, touching, frequently funny but always telling pair of character studies between two people who grew up together but went their separate ways. Matinees are 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Evening performances are 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets cost $50; group prices available. For tickets and information, call 717-352-2164, ext. 1.