Out & About Calendar

July 18, 2002


Saturday, July 20

Ballroom dancing

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Includes beginning and intermediate and advanced tango lessons. All rhythms are danced. All levels are welcomed. Dances are held on the first, third and fifth Saturdays. Walkersville Town Hall. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Call 1-301-253-2523 or 1-540-882-3394, or send e-mail to


Friday, July 19

Gallery walk and exhibit

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - A four-hour gallery walk from 5 to 9 p.m. The two-block gallery walk begins at Tari's Cafe and Gallery from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by Mountain Laurel from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and the Ice House Gallery from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The Far Out and Beyond exhibit at Ice House Gallery showcases the work of Chinese painter Xiong Whang and runs through Sunday, Aug. 25. Call 1-304-258-2300.


Cumberland Valley artists show

The 83 pieces accepted for the Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition are exhibited. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, July 28. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.


Early American hand tools

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - An exhibit of specialized Early American tools. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. Through Sunday, July 28. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. 1-717-762-4723.

Antietam Review photos

Photographs published in this year's Antietam Review. Washington County Arts Council, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Through Saturday, Aug. 3. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 301-791-3132.

School memorabilia

KAUFFMAN, Pa. - The Old Brown's Mill School Museum, off U.S. 11 south of Chambersburg, Pa., contains pictures, furniture, books, records, relics and other mementos. Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. through Saturday, Aug. 31. Call


Portrait exhibition

Donna Bingman specializes in oil and pastel portraits. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Sept. 8. Gallery hours, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

American Impressionists

Drawn from the permanent collection, the exhibit shows an American interpretation of the French Impressionist art movement of the late 1800s. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Through Sunday, Sept. 15. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 301-739-5727.

Natural history exhibit

HANCOCK - Several wildlife mounts, a marker from the Mason-Dixon Line and a slab of iron ore have been added to interpretive displays. Sideling Hill Exhibit Center, Interstate 68 west of Hancock. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. Call 301-678-5442.

Fairs and Festivals



BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Whiskey Riders, southern rock, today at 7 and 9 p.m.; Panhandle Express, variety, Friday at 7 and 9:45 p.m.; Caroline Richards, Patsy Cline Tribute Show, Saturday at 7 and 9:45 p.m. Rides until 10:30 p.m.; baby contest Friday at 6 p.m. U.S. Silica grounds, U.S. 522. Free entertainment.

Saturday, July 20

Reggae wine festival

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - Also Sunday, July 21. Two Reggae bands, winery tours and tastings, food vendors with Caribbean and American food and refreshments, arts and crafts, petting zoo and carriage rides are the main attractions. Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Road. Noon to 6 p.m. No pets. $10, adults includes engraved wine glass, tastings of wines, recipe hints and a guided tour. Minors admitted free with an adult. Bring a beach chair or blanket. Call 1-410-795-6432 or 1-800-514-8735.


Thursday, July 18

Stories in the Park series

BOONSBORO - Appearing in costume and character as Edgar Allan Poe, storyteller David Keltz will perform the author's short stories, "The Tell Tale Heart" and "The Black Cat." Children viewing the stories should be old enough to sit quietly and listen to the 45-minute program, held rain or shine. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Shafer Park, off North Main Street, Alt. U.S. 40. 11 a.m. Free. Call 301-791-3132.

Preparing children for success

Sponsored by Apples for Children Inc. Fee is $10. Class is open to parents, child-care providers and other interested persons. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call Mary Kefauver at 301-733-0000, ext. 204, for location and information.

Friday, July 19

Trains for Kids to Run

Also Sunday, July 21. Includes Thomas the Tank Train, a construction and circus train, and a McDonald's train on a toy train railroad designed for children to operate. Also, indoor riding train for small children. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. 1 to 5 p.m. $3 adults, 50 cents for ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Saturday, July 20

County NAACP picnic

Featuring food, a basketball tournament, face painting, and hola hoop and music. Wheaton Park, Sumans Avenue, Hagerstown. 1 to 6 p.m. Rain date is Saturday, July 27. Call Ronald Lytle, 240-420-6378.

Truck and tractor pull

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