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Coming up NXT: Terriers and talent highlight Tri-State events

Coming up NXT: Terriers and talent highlight Tri-State events

Jack Russell Terrier national trials return to Ag Center

Boonsboro — The Jack Russell Club of America National Trial, where an average of 600 terriers and their owners come from all areas of the country, will meet on Friday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Center, 733 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro.

A number of the trial events test the working ability of the terrier, specifically, Go to Ground, Brush Hunt, Trailing and Locating, Thunder Tunnel and Super Earth. Racing, lure coursing, agility and conformation are fan favorites and fun to watch.

There will be vendors selling a variety of dog-related items.

The event will be held rain or shine. Admission is free. Parking is free and handicapped accessible.

For more information, call 585-739-1202, email JRTCA@therealjack or go to www

Josh Gates, Scott McCreery set for weekend shows at Luhrs Center

Shippensburg, Pa. — An avid explorer and a musician will headline separate shows at the H. Ric Luhrs Center Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20.

Josh Gates Live! An Evening of Ghosts, Monsters, and Tales of Adventure will take the stage on Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Gates, who has a unique brand of humor, is chronicled on Discovery Channel’s hit-series Expedition Unknown as his global quest finds the truth behind iconic legends and archaeological mysteries.

Gates has explored more than 100 countries — from sweltering African deserts to the icy shores of Antarctica. A mysterious “Yeti” footprint recovered by Gates in the Himalayas has recently been displayed at the “Expedition Everest” attraction at Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m., McCreery will perform country music with special guest Dylan Brady.

McCreery achieved new heights in the last year, earning two back-to-back No. 1 hits from his current album Seasons Change: the RIAA Platinum-certified “Five More Minutes” and the RIAA Gold-certified “This is It,” which stayed at the top of the charts for two weeks. He co-wrote all 11 songs on Seasons Change, including his new single “In Between.”

McCreery launched his recording career by making history in 2011 as both the first country artist and the youngest male artist of any genre to debut his first studio album at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. Since then, all four of his albums have debuted at No. 1 on a Billboard Albums chart, with current combined sales surpassing 3 million copies.

For ticket prices and more information, call the Luhrs Center box office at 717-477-7469 or visit www.luhrscenterbox

Fulton Fall Folk Festival returns to McConnellsburg

The Fulton Fall Folk Festival brings arts, crafts, antiques, a flea market and parade to Hope Christian Academy in McConnellsburg for a three-day event.

Vendors are set up indoors and outdoors on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 20, from noon to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact Whittney Kipp at 717-375-5078 or email

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