FROSTBURG — Linda Harris Sitting will be available to meet residents and sign copies of her newly published book, “Counting Crows,” at Main Street Books on Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

BEDFORD, Pa. — The Off Pitt Street Theater Company, 110 W. Pitt St., will give the final performances of its family Christmas show, “‘Twas the Opening Night Before Christmas,” on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 15 at 3 p.m.

CUMBERLAND — Each year, Allegany County Public Schools hosts a holiday greeting card contest for students in elementary, middle and high school. The elected board of education selects a winning design from each of those three levels and provides the student artists with a package of complime…

KINGWOOD, W.Va. — Elvis Presley tribute artist Robert Keefer of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, will perform in a program titled “Elvis Christmas” on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Preston Community Arts Center, 123 S. Price St.

CUMBERLAND — World Artists Experiences, in partnership with the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, will present a talk by Dr. Sahar Saleem, titled “Recent Discoveries about Royal Egyptian Mummies” on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at Allegany College of Maryland’s Science Building, Room 68 lecture hall.

CUMBERLAND — Fifty-four handmade quilts spanning over 130 years of local textile art will be on display at the Gordon-Roberts House, 218 Washington St., between Nov. 29 and Dec. 29 when tours of the Allegany County Historical Society headquarters end for the winter season.

The holidays are upon us and aren’t you glad President Abraham Lincoln was thoughtful enough to appoint the last Thursday in November as a national holiday. A day set aside by the Mayflower pilgrims in 1864, where we look forward to bowing our heads over baked turkey and homemade cranberry s…

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