Carroll Night Out: Back Pages Band takes audiences back to the 1960s and '70s

Take a trip back to the past this Saturday as the Carroll County Arts Council and Strawbridge Shrine host celebrations of the music and culture of yesteryear. The Back Pages Band will perform the biggest hits of the 1960s and '70s at the Carroll Arts Center, while Colonial Day will celebrate the culture of the '60s — the 1760s — at Strawbridge Shrine.

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Back Pages Band

The Back Pages Band is best known for covers from what the band members consider to be rock and roll's golden age, from 1963 to 1973. The band performs hits from the Bee Gees, the Beatles, the Eagles, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, the Temptations, the Rolling Stones and more. Much of the band began playing in the area in the '70s and have yet to let up their rocking ways.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster

Cost: $14 adults, $12 Carroll County Arts Council members, children 18 and younger and seniors 60 and older.

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Colonial Day

Surviving colonial site Strawbridge Shrine is hosting their second annual historical celebration in their park. Guests to the shrine will be able to participate in colonial-era crafts, music, and costumed guides. Hosts will take visitors around two colonial-era houses and a replicated meetinghouse of the 1760s.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, June 17

Where: Strawbridge Shrine, 2650 Strawbridge Lane, New Windsor

Cost: Free

For more information: Call 410-635-2600

Looking Ahead

'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'


Enjoy the work of Charles Schulz under the blue summer sky as Carroll Community College presents a performance of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" in their outdoor amphitheater. The show features a number of the classic characters and situations from the long-running comic strip, including Snoopy, Linus, the Kite-Eating Tree, Lucy's psychiatrist booth, Little League baseball, the Little Red-Haired Girl and the adventures of the World War I flying ace.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 22 through Saturday, June 24.

Where: Outdoor amphitheater, Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster

Cost: Free

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