Out & About for for Saturday, 6/22

June 24, 2002

Fire carnival

Rides, games. Fireworks and live music at 6:30 and 10 p.m. The Rhythm Kings and Billy Crash Craddock perform today. Fairplay Fire Co., Md. 65. Free admission. Through June 22.

Trains for kids

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

Zoo birthday party

Celebrating the honorary birthdays of Tank, the giant aldabra tortoise, and Griz, the grizzly bear. Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo, 13019 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont, Md.


Today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free with admission. 1-301-271-3180.

Winchester/Hagerstown Shootout II

40 lap LM + LS. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike. Today, 6:30 p.m. $12 general admission, $20 pit insurance. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

Spring concert

The Hagerstown Ballet in concert with the West Virginia Ballet. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Today, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. All tickets are $10. 301-582-2222 or 1-304-267-7740.

Bluegrass concert

Beck and Benedict Hardware Music Theatre presents a bluegrass concert featuring Ernie Bradley and Grassy Ridge from Middleboro, Ky., and Lee Jones and The C.B. Pickers from Gettysburg, Pa. Today, 7 p.m. At the Beck and Benedict barn, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $8. Children 11 and younger admitted free. Call 1-717-762-4711.

'A Night in Vienna'

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present a special outdoor performance featuring waltzes, polkas and marches by Vienna's Strauss family. Hagerstown Community College, Alumni Amphitheater, Hagerstown. Today, 8 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for reserved seats; $15 for full-time students and children. Call 301-797-4000 or go to on the Web.

Radio field day

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - An exercise will demonstrate the ability of amateur radio operators to communicate in emergency situations and adverse conditions should normal methods be disrupted. Today at 2 p.m. through Sunday at 2 p.m. Dan LeFevre Farm, Sam Mason Road, Bunker Hill, W.Va. Call Pat Fowler, 1-304-725-3244; Rodney Rockwell, 1-304-263-8868, extension 110; or Dan LeFevre, 1-304-229-3148.

Ballroom dance music

Twilight 3+1 in the summer concert series with big band-era ballroom dance music. Pen Mar Park, Pen Mar-High Rock Road, Cascade. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Free; donations accepted. Call 240-313-2805 or 301-791-1551.

Sunday concerts

Sangmele, an acoustic trio, will perform African American roots music - spirituals, ring shouts, gospel, blues and jazz. Wheaton Park, Sumans Avenue, Hagerstown. Sunday, 4 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 301-791-3132 or go to on the Web.

'Guys and Dolls'

Good-hearted women try to reform two gangsters. Washington County Playhouse, 44 North Potomac St., Hagerstown. Today, dinner at 6 p.m.; show at 7:30; Sunday matinees, dinner at 1 p.m., show at 2:30. Through Saturday, July 6. Tickets are $26.50 for adults; discounts for seniors, students and children. Call 301-739-7469.

'Simply Steinour'

A presentation of short plays by Chambersburg Community Theatre. Warfield Auditorium, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pa.. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for students/seniors. Call 717-263-2885.

Singles dance

Sunday, 6 to 10 p.m., Williamsport American Legion Post 202, 400 American Legion Ave., Williamsport. No membership required. Ages 21 and older. Casual dress. DJ entertainment. $6. Call Dee at 1-304-274-6165.


Antietam Motorsports Park, Howell Road, Hagerstown. Sunday, noon. $10. Call 301-797-1607 or go to on the Web.


Betty Whiting Fleming will give an illustrated presentation on American samplers. The lecture is titled "Threads of History, American Schoolgirl Samplers." Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 91 Key St., City Park, Hagerstown. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

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