Out & About calendar Aug. 29 (part 2)

August 29, 2002


Friday, Aug. 30

Eclectic folk

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Voxology performs. Courthouse Plaza, 14 N. Main St. Noon to 1 p.m. Free admission. Call 1-717-264-6883.

Christian music

Heal performs. Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 17636 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free.

State fair entertainment

TIMONIUM, Md. - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts performs at the Maryland State Fair, 8 p.m., grandstand opens at 7 p.m. Concerts are free with Maryland State Fair admission. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission to the fair is $5; free for ages 11 and younger.

Gettysburg choir auditions

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Members of the public are invited to audition for membership to Gettysburg College Concert Choir. All parts are needed. Auditions continue through Monday, Sept. 2. Auditions are "friendly" and do not require singers to bring a prepared piece. Interested singers should call Robert Natter at 1-717-337-6097.


Sunday, Sept. 1

Ballroom dance music

CASCADE - The Holders will perform. Pen Mar Park. Free. Donations accepted. Call 1-240-313-2805.

Patsy Cline tribute

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Sheila Marie, right, headlines the 38th annual Patsy Cline Tribute and West Virginia Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Other musicians include David Moore and the Saddle Pals, John Mark Hott and Cline sideman Vernon Taylor. Troubadour Lounge Park, Highland Ridge. Call 1-304-258-9381.

Friday, Sept. 6

Mountain and Celtic music

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Shawn Craver will perform. Courthouse Plaza, 14 N. Main St. Noon to 1 p.m. Free admission. Call 1-717-264-6883.

Elvis Lives preview

Meet the performers from Elvis Lives in Hagerstown. Special guest will be Elvis tribute artist David King. Four Points Sheraton, Dual Highway. 7 to 10 p.m. $10 at the door. Call 301-739-2015.

MSO auditions

Auditions for the Maryland Symphony Orchestra's 2002-2003 concert season will be Friday for strings and Saturday, Sept. 7, for all other instruments. For information, call 301-797-4000 or go to on the Web.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Music in the Mountains

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - The U.S. Marine Corps' Free Country Band will perform. Harpers Ferry National Historic Park's Cavalier Heights Visitors Center, off U.S. 340. 6 p.m. Free. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair. Call 1-304-535-6298.

Musical celebration

ST. JAMES - "With Freedom's Holy Light, A Musical Celebration of Liberty," presented by St. James Brethren Church adult choir. Also, Sunday, Sept. 8, and Wednesday, Sept. 11. 7 p.m. St. James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road. Free. Call 301-582-3333.

Gospel concert

CLEAR SPRING - Performances by Higher Ground and the Messengers of Praise. Church of God Lanes Run, Funkhouser Road, off U.S. 40 between Clear Spring and Indian Springs. 7 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Outdoor country music show

UPPER STRASBURG, Pa. - Performances by Twin Hill Express, Bill Ross Jr. and Crazy Roy, John Leberknight, Jason Doyle and Mountaindrifter Ministries. National Pet Memorial Day also will be observed with a pet parade beginning at 1:15 p.m. with guest speakers Jim Hardy of Cumberland Valley SPCA and Donna Ward of York SPCA. Mountainside Chapel, 7705 Upper Horse Road. 1:30 p.m. Admission is by donation. Bring lawn chairs. There will be a concession stand. Call 1-717-349-7784.

Monday, Sept. 9

Concerts announced

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Tri-State Concert Association has announced this season's artists. Sept. 9, The Platters; Oct. 6, Jimmy Dorsey and The Pied Pipers; Oct. 28, Harry James; Nov. 18, The Mills Brothers; Dec. 4, 5 and 6, holiday special; March 24, Les Brown; April 28, Gail Bliss in a tribute to Patsy Cline; May 12, Sammy Kaye; June 1, The Four Lads. Concerts will be at Fort Hill High School, 8 p.m. Season memberships are $80. Contact Best Western Braddock, 1268 National Highway, LaVale, MD 21502. Call 1-301-729-3300 or visit on the Web.

Friday, Sept. 20

Dulcimer fest concert

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Steve Schneider and Paul Oorts and Harmonia, will present the festival showcase concert during the Upper Potomac Dulcimer Fest. Shepherd College's Frank Center for the Performing Arts. 8 p.m. $12, adults; $10, seniors; $6, children; free for Shepherd College students, advanced reservations needed. Call 1-304-263-2531.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Benefit concert for women

Hosted by the Antietam Healthcare Foundation, featuring music by seven female artists, including Carolyn Dawn Johnson, country; Janis Ian, oldies; Odetta, blues; Deanna Bogart, jazz; The Burns Sisters, folk; The Babes and Marge Calhoun, contemporary. Robinwood Medical Center, Hagerstown. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. $15 in advance, $25 at the gate, free for ages 6 and younger. Tickets are available at Valley Mall and Martinsburg Mall information desks or by phone at 301-790-8631. Tickets can be purchased online at For information, call 301-790-8631.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Christian music festival

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