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Pamela Crockett exhibiting her work in Westminster

Baltimore artist Pamela Crockett is exhibiting "Unveiling: A View From the Inside" through Aug. 13 at Carroll County Arts Gallery in Westminster.

Her works depict objects that are obscured or in motion. One series, "In the Wings," depicts dancers obscured because of shyness. In "Underwater," objects appear below the water's surface, providing a translucent veil, hiding their identity.

Crockett has master's degrees in art and art history from the University of Iowa. She is an associate faculty member at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

A reception to meet the artist will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 11 at the 15 E. Main St. gallery.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Theatre on the Hill offers children's drama 'Aladdin'

Theatre on the Hill at Western Maryland College is presenting the children's drama "Aladdin" at 2 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 8.

The audience-interactive play adds humor to the story of Aladdin with an evil stranger posing as a prince, the testy Princess Marazade, and sibling rivalry displayed by a brother-and-sister pair of genies.

Audience members can meet the cast after the show and get autographs.

Tickets are $6.

Information: 410-857-2448.

Union Mills Homestead sets ice cream sundae social

Union Mills Homestead will have an ice cream sundae social from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 12 in the Tannery Building on the grounds of the historic Shriver family home.

The event will include music by the Little German Band, games, Juggles the Clown and face painting.

Turkey Hill Dairy will provide ice cream and drinks. Ice cream toppings will be available. Fruit drinks and ice cream sandwiches will be sold.

The Homestead farmhouse museum and grist mill will be open for tours, for a fee. The gift shop also will be open.

The Homestead is at 3311 Littlestown Pike. Information: 410-848-2288.

Farm museum schedules classes in old-time arts

Carroll County Farm Museum is offering four summer classes in old-time arts from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 15.

Available classes are:

Smocking. Patricia Blank will help students create a small hand-smocked insert to be used as the focal point of a pillow top with border, or framed as a wall decoration. Fabrics and embroidery floss are supplied. Students should bring small pointed scissors and a hand sewing needle. Cost is $30.

Painting on glass. Bonnie Hood will help students create a unique motif on glassware, using acrylic enamel paint. Basic decorative painting skills are required. Students should bring two or three clean, dry glass items they wish to paint. The class ends at noon. Cost is $15.

Basket making. Carolyn Vitek will demonstrate how to make a swing handle market basket. Materials will be supplied, but students should bring a screwdriver and clothespins. Cost is $35.

Chair caning: Carol Shook will show students how to recane furniture pieces. Students should bring a chair or stool to recane. Cost is $30.

Students should bring a bag lunch for the day. Registration is required.

Information: 410-848-7775.

Pub Date: 7/03/98

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