Out and About calendar

May 09, 2002



Square dance club

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - 7:30 to 10 p.m. Fellowship Hall of St. Johns United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East. Called by George Sword. All area club level dancers are invited. 1-717-352-8416.

Ballroom Dancing

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - 8 to 10 p.m., Gettysburg High School Cafeteria, Gettysburg, Pa. Music by National Apple Museum Dance Band. $3. Rumba dance lesson taught by Donna Clapper. 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., $5. Refreshments are available. 1-717-334-2028.

Friday, May 10

Ballroom dance party

MAUGANSVILLE - 7 to 10 p.m., Maugansville Ruritan Building. $4 per person. Jim Powers at the Organ. 301-791-1551.


Continuing English ceramics

British pottery from the 18th and 19th centuries will be on display. Washington County Arts Council, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Aug. 18. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 301-791-3132.


"The Style of the 1920s"

Featuring furnishings, clothing, accessories, photographs, ads and a Beachley chair in original fabric, all from the Roaring Twenties. Miller House, 135 West Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Call 301-797-8782.

Washington County landscapes

New paintings of local scenes by David Zimmerman. Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 41 S. Potomac St. Hagerstown. Through Friday, May 24. Hours are Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 301-791-3132.

"Liquid Expressions"

FREDERICK, Md. - An exhibit of recent works by Victoria Jackson. Spirit Gallery, 342 N. Market St. Gallery hours by appointment only. April 29 through May 25. Opening reception, Sunday, May 5, 3 to 6 p.m. 1-301-620-1881.

Gary Casteel exhibit

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - "Gettysburg: Past and Present," an exhibit of Gettysburg battlefield paintings by Gary Casteel. Gettysburg National Military Park Cyclorama Center. Through Saturday, Aug. 31. 1-717-334-1124.

Sculpture Exhibition

An exhibit of sculptures featuring Irene Gennaro. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, June 9. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727 or telecommunications device for the deaf 301-739-5764.

"Textural Expressions"

An exhibit of works by artist Grace Kisa. Just Lookin' Gallery, Summit Avenue, Hagerstown. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. May 8 through May 30. 301-714-2278 or go to on the Web.

Ceramics show opens

FREDERICK, Md. - "The Art of Clay" features ceramic artists from the region and across the nation. McGuire Fine Arts, 29 E. Patrick St. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Call 1-301-695-6567.

Industrial museum features Waynesboro tool firm

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - More than 250 drawings, photos and artifacts from Landis Tool Co. on display at the Waynesboro Industrial Museum, 235 Philadelphia Avenue. Display hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, May 11, 18 and 25; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, May 12, 19 and 26; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27; or by special arrangement. For information, call 1-717-762-4460.

Fairs and festivals

Saturday, May 11

Herb festival

SYKESVILLE, Md. - A day of flowers, herbs, music, maypole dancing, herbal cooking demos, puppet shows, specialty garden demonstrations, herbal lunch foods and vendors selling herb-related products. Piney Run Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Park entrance fee of $4 for Carroll County residents; $5, non-county residents. For information, call 1-410-795-6043.

Frederick Celtic Festival

FREDERICK, Md. - Celtic entertainment including Wherligig, Port Righ, Christina Harrison, the Frederick Scottish Pipes and Drums, the Frederick Scottish Country Dancers, Irish step dancers, and Scottish Highland dancers and Something Scottish along with crafts, food, and entertainment for children. Beatty-Cramer House. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $5 for adults; children 12 and younger free. For information, call 1-301-620-2288 or go on the Web to


Friday, May 10

Trains for Kids to Run

Thomas the Tank Engine, a McDonald's train and other trains on a toy train layout designed for children to operate. Through Sunday, May 12. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., U.S. 11, Hagerstown. 1 to 5 p.m. $3 for adults, 50 cents for ages 12 and younger. 301-739-4665.

Saturday, May 11


FUNKSTOWN - With Crystal Brown telling stories for children. Children will also make a Mother's Day gift. Pictures and Pages Book Store, 32 W. Baltimore St., Funkstown. Free. 301-745-6617.

Spring Fair

FREDERICK, Md. - Make a craft, play a game, water wars, bake sale, used book sale and specialty vendors. Banner School, 1730 N. Market St., Frederick, Md. Noon to 4 p.m. Free admission. 1-301-695-9320.


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