Out & about - 7/19

July 19, 2002

Hot Rod Monster Jam

Featuring monster trucks, street warriors and freestyle motocross. Friday through Sunday, doors open Friday and Saturday at 5 p.m. for the 8 p.m. shows; doors open Sunday at 11 a.m. for Sunday's 2 p.m. show. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike (U.S. 40), six miles west of Hagerstown. Tickets range from $5 to $18, and cost $2 more at the gate. For tickets, call 1-202-432-SEAT or 301-582-0640. For information, call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

Civil War music

Civil War music with living history. Event will also feature the ChambersFest opening ceremony. Today, noon to 1 p.m., Courthouse Plaza, 14 N. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Rain site is Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West. Free admission, donations accepted. Call 1-717-264-6883.

Dixieland music

Dixieland music featuring the Dixie Lion Jazz Band, Capitol Dixieland Band and White Lightnin' Washboard Band. Today, 7 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $12 for adults and senior citizens, and $6 for students 18 and younger. For information, call 1-717-264-6883.


Arts at Old Market Day

Downtown music festival with four performance stages featuring jazz, blues, Cajun, Celtic and classical music, plus other activities. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. For information, call the Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce at 1-717-264-7101.

Smithsburg Pride Days

Saturday's events include pancake breakfast, 5K and Fun runs, tennis tournament, street dance on Railroad Lane, and parade beginning at 11 a.m. Craft and food vendors will be set up along Maple Avenue and Railroad Lane, which will be blocked off for the occasion. There will be various displays and activities throughout the town. Saturday and Sunday. For information, call 301-824-7154.

Country Roads Folk Festival

Festival features local and nationally known folk musicians, plus workshops and other activities. Saturday and Sunday. Almost Heaven Farm, off W.Va. 9 between Martinsburg and Charles Town, W.Va. Tickets cost $18 per day or $30 for the weekend for adults; $9 per day or $15 for the weekend for ages 5-12; and $50 per day or $80 for the weekend for family (two adults and up to three children). For information, call 1-304-267-7963 or go to on the Web.

Woodmont Owl Prowl

Join Park Ranger David Weesner for an evening of fun and exploration. Participants will search for barred, great horned and screech owls at the Woodmont Natural Resources Management Area. Suitable for all ages. Today from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Woodmont Road, Big Pool. Reservations are mandatory. For information, call 301-842-2155.

Farm Day

The event will include entertainment by the Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band. Antique farm equipment will be on display. Haven Lutheran Youth Group will host a food concession stand. Open to the public. Today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ravenwood Lutheran Village, 1183 Luther Drive, Hagerstown. For information, call 301-790-3001.

Classic Car Cruise

Event will include 1950s music and a Hula-Hoop contest for children and adults. Prizes will be awarded for oldest car, manager's choice and people's choice. Saturday, 4-9 p.m. Hardee's, 42 E. Main St., Hancock. For information, call Marty at 301-678-5249.

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