Out & About

May 11, 2002

Herb festival

Featuring 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, today, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Park entrance fee of $4 for Carroll County residents, $5 for noncounty residents. For information, call 1-410-795-6043.

Celtic festival

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


With Crystal Brown. Children will also make a Mother's Day gift. Pictures and Pages Book Store, 32 W. Baltimore St., Funkstown. Today, free. 301-745-6617.

Spring fair

Crafts, games, water wars, bake sale, used book sale and specialty vendors. Banner School, 1730 N. Market St., Frederick, Md. Today, noon to 4 p.m. Free admission. 1-301-695-9320.

Ladies Day

Regular show plus Enduro DASH. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Today, 1 p.m. $4.50 for women, $9 general admission, $16 pit pass. Call 301-582-0640, send e-mail to or go on the Web to

'The Little Princess'

A family video of Shirley Temple's first Technicolor feature film. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Sunday, 3 p.m. 301-739-5727 or telecommunications device for the deaf 301-739-5764.

Gospel music

Featuring Melodies of Praise and Higher Ground along with a chicken barbecue. Fort Loudon Community Grounds. Today, begins at 4 p.m. Free admission.

Chamber orchestra

A concert featuring three soloists - violist Mary Hammann, flutist Karen Botterbusch and bassist Duane Botterbusch. Seminary Chapel, Gettysburg, Pa. Sunday, 4 p.m. For information, call 1-717-334-5508.

Flower walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society's second annual Mother's Day Wildflower Walks at Yankauer Nature Preserve. Walks are guided and will last approximately two hours. Wear sturdy walking shoes. No pets. Yankauer Nature Preserve, Whitings Neck Road. Sunday, walks leave on the hour from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults, $2 for children. Call 1-304-676-3397.

9/11 ceremony

International Order of Odd Fellows Potomac Lodge 31 and Grand Encampment No. 6 of Hagerstown will dedicate a dogwood tree and plaque in memory of the victims and families of the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001, at Jonathan Hager House and Museum, 110 Key St., City Park, Hagerstown. Sunday, 4 p.m. Open to the public. Call 301-739-8393.

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