Out and About for 9/20

September 20, 2002

Upper Potomac Dulcimer Fest

Workshops, jam sessions and concerts throughout Shepherdstown, W.Va. Today through Sunday. Call 1-304-263-2531 for times, costs and locations.

Auto Racing

The 28th annual Hub-City National 150. Today, $10 general admission, $20 pit insurance; Saturday, $18 general admission, $25 pit insurance, 6 p.m. both days, Hagerstown Speedway, Alt. U.S. 40, Hagerstown. Call 301-582-0640.

Steam Engine Show

Steam engine demonstrations, broom making, black-smithing, chair caning. Today, Saturday, Sunday. Parade of equipment, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Two Top Ruritan Park, 12270 Two Top Road, Mercersburg, Pa. Free. Call 1-717-328-9837.

Women and Music Benefit Concert

Saturday: 11 a.m. Marge Calhoun; 12:30 p.m. The Burns Sisters; 1:30 p.m. Deanna Bogart; 2:30 p.m. Odetta; 3:30 p.m. The Babes; 4:30 p.m. Janis Ian; 5:30 p.m. Carolyn Dawn Johnson. Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. Tickets are $15 in advance, until 3 p.m today at Valley Mall and Martinsburg Mall information desks, Home Care Pharmacy locations, the Washington County Hospital Gift Shop, online at www.washingtoncounty or by calling the hospital development office, 301-790-8631. Tickets $25 at the gate. Admission is free for ages 6 and younger. Concert will be canceled if it rains. There will be no refunds or exchanges.


Bulldog Roundup

Saturday, gates open at 6:30 a.m.; rodeo from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event concludes at 4:30 p.m., Mack Trucks, 13302 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-790-5958 or 301-790-5475.

MSO Pops

Bravo Broadway!, features Doug LaBrecque, Jan Horvath and Ron Raines and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra. Saturday, 8 p.m., The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets are $12 to $50, and are available at the MSO box office, 13 S. Potomac St., or by calling 301-797-4000.

Fun Day, Craft Fair

Organized by Many Individuals Helping Individuals (MIHI). Features Great American Pumpkin Hunt, scarecrow-making, more. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m., Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Sharpsburg Pike, 11 miles south of Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-745-6444.

Civil War Home Remedies

Demonstrations of the home medical treatments used for soldiers during the Civil War. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, confectionery and home of Frederick Roeder, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Call 1-304-535-6298.

Catoctin Mountain Fall Activities

Whiskey Still Talks, Sunday,1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; campfire programs, Saturday, 8:30 p.m.; volunteer work day, Saturday, 9 a.m. Catoctin Mountain Park, Md. 77, Thurmont, Md. Call the Visitor Center, 1-301-663-9388.

Ballroom Dance Music

Mel-O-Dee Aces perform. Sunday, 2 p.m., Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Donations accepted. Call 240-313-2805.

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