1. Staging Shakespeare
Shepherd University's Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players will present Shakespeare's "The Two Noble Kinsmen." Shows are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6; 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 8; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10; 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $7; free for Shepherd students; $2 for other students and Shepherd faculty and staff. Tickets sold at the door. Call 304-876-5208 or email email@example.com.
2. An evening of the history of guitar
Peter Griggs will explore the music of the classical guitar from the Renaissance to the contemporary. He will also discuss the evolution of the guitar. The show is at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9; seating begins at 6:30 p.m. at Dahlgren Chapel, intersection of Old National Pike and Washington Monument Road, Boonsboro. $20 per person. Call 301-371-7090 or go to www.cmhl.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. All in tune
Cumberland Valley School of Music Community String Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Wilson College's Thomson Alumnae Chapel, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-261-1220.
4. Civil War and women
Myra Reichart will discuss "Civil War Women: At Home in the Field" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Waynesboro Industrial Museum, 235 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Call 717-765-0191.
5. Poetry of the City
Ryan Teitman will read from his book "Litany for the City" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Wilson College's Laird Hall's Patterson Lounge, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Free.