Something is always going on in one of the three area theaters or at nearby Frostburg State University's Performing Arts Center (tel. 301/687-7462; Check with the Allegany Arts Council, 9 N. Centre St. (tel. 301/777-ARTS [2787];, for a schedule of concerts and cultural events.

The Cumberland Theatre, 101 N Johnson St. (tel. 301/759-4990;, in a renovated church, presents a professional program of musicals and comedies as well as mysteries and dramas June through November.

The New Embassy Theatre, 49 Baltimore St. (tel. 301/722-4692), a 1931 Art Deco movie theater, hosts classic films, live music, theater, and dance. Its restoration was featured on Bob Villa's Restore America. Call for a schedule and tickets.

Windsor Hall, 37 Baltimore St. (tel. 301/724-6800), means live music with blues, jazz, rock and occasionally, stand-up comics.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.