Five for your planner: Tuesday, Jan. 29
Carolyn Malachi will sing songs combining jazz, hip-hop and spoken word at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Shepherd University¿s Storer Ballroom in the student center, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. (Herald-Mail file photo / January 28, 2013)
Carolyn Malachi will sing songs combining jazz, hip-hop and spoken word at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Shepherd University's Storer Ballroom in the student center, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. The concert will kick off Multicultural Student Affairs' Black History Month celebration. Free. Go to www.shepherd.edu.
2. A festival to celebrate the arts
Regional artists create art while the public watches and interacts at artFest beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Historic Preservation Services, 252 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. The artists will work in a variety of mediums on 20-inch-by-24-inch canvases throughout the day. Live auction at 4:30 p.m. Call 717-261-2990 or 717-377-3093.
3. 'Eye' exhibit
Washington Street Artists' Cooperative will open its newest exhibit, "What Delights the Eye." Reception with painters Amy George, whose work is pictured; Sue Parker and Patricia Perry, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2; show continues through Tuesday, Feb. 26. Washington Street Artists' Cooperative, 108 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Call 304-724-2090 or go to WStreetGallery.com.
4. Celebrating Black History
Black History exhibit opens Friday, Feb. 1, and continues through Thursday, Feb. 28, at Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Artifacts, paintings and prints. Free. Call 301-791-6191, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.csagi.org.
5. Green in winter
Washington County Master Gardeners will give information on taking care of winter houseplants from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 2, at Hagerstown City Farmers' Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown.