Out and About for Friday 4/19

April 19, 2002

Serenade for Strings

Members of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra perform. Today, 7:30 p.m. Apollo Civil Theater, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets start at $15. For information, call 1-304-263-6766.

Star Parties

Members of TriState Astronomers set up telescopes for public viewing of the night sky. Today and Saturday, sunset to 11:30 p.m. Star parties will be canceled if skies are cloudy. Antietam National Battlefield Visitors Center. Free. Call 301-766-2898 or visit on the Web.

Comedy, Magic Spectacular

The Chambersburg Exchange Club holds 15th annual event. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Proceeds benefit The ESCAPE Parent-Child Center of Franklin County. Ticket prices start at $10 for matinee and $12 for evening performance. For information, call 1-717-263-0202.

Futuristic 'MacBeth'

The Goretti Players present William Shakespeare's "MacBeth," set in the 23rd century. Today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. The Kepler Theater, Hagerstown Community College. Tickets $5. For reservations, information, call 301-739-4266.

Trains for Kids to Run

Trains on a toy train layout designed for children to operate. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. $3 adults, 50 cents for ages 12 and younger. 301-739-4665.

Gospel Concert

Featuring By Faith, Higher Ground and Randy Simpson. Pleasant Hill Fellowship Building, 3664 Coseytown Road, Greencastle, Pa. Saturday, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Free admission; a free will offering will be taken. For information, call 301-790-3310 or 1-717-597-3737.

Earth Day Events

n Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia. Gardening program, more. No charge beyond park entrance fee of $5 per vehicle. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1-304-535-6748.

n Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo, Thurmont, Md., Make bird feeders, more. Saturday. Free with admission. 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road. Call 1-301-271-3180 or visit on the Web.

n Renfrew Museum, Waynesboro, Pa., events include mountain music concert, kite fly-in. Sunday 1-5 p.m. For information, call 1-717-762-0373.

Teen Choir

A concert of sacred music featuring teen choir Living Miracles. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Sunday, 3 p.m. A free will offering will be taken. For information, call 1-717-267-3085 or 1-717-263-4975.

Wine, Food Festival

Sample award-winning West Virginia wines, micro-brewed beer, Shiitake mushrooms, salsas, more. Ice House. Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12:30 to 4 p.m. Admission $2. Call 1-800-447-8797 or 1-304-258-9147.

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