In the Cities

October 07, 2002

TicketMaster locations include:

  • Hecht's at Valley Mall in Hagerstown. Tickets may be purchased with cash or Hecht's charge. For concert information, call 301-582-0517, ext. 372.

  • To order by phone, call TicketMaster at 1-410-481-SEAT, 1-202-432-SEAT, 1-703-573-SEAT or 1-800-551-SEAT.

2002 National Book Festival

Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

West Lawn, U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C.

Hosted by First Lady Laura Bush and sponsored by the Library of Congress. Authors and storytellers for children and young adults, authors of fiction, history and biography, mysteries and thrillers, including Barbara Taylor Bradford, David Halberstam, James McPherson, David Baldacci, Mary Higgins Clark, Tony Hillerman and Jim Lehrer.


For information, call 1-888-714-4696 or go to on the Web.


Brad Paisley, Tommy Shane Steiner and Andy Griggs

Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m.

George Mason University Patriot Center

4400 University Drive


Fairfax, Va.

Tickets cost $27.50 and $32.50, plus service charge, and are available at TicketMaster outlets and online at Parking is included.

The Temptations, Ashford & Simpson and Greg Cooper

Friday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m.

DAR Constitution Hall

1776 D St. NW

Washington, D.C.

Tickets cost $55 reserved, plus service charge, and are available at TicketMaster outlets and online at

Virginia Film Festival

Gala Screening, an extended section of "Gods and Generals." Director, Ron Maxwell and members of his cast will discuss the movie.

Thursday, Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Va.

Tickets cost $15.

For information, go to or call, 1-800-UVA-FEST.

F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference

John Updike reading & book signing; panel and workshops

Saturday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., conference; 5 to 8 p.m., reading and book signing

Montgomery College

Theatre Arts Building

51 Mannakee Street

Rockville, Md.

Admission all day and evening includes lunch, reception and all events: Students $15; seniors $40 ($30 before Oct. 11); general $60 ($50 before Oct. 11). Evening only includes reception, awards, reading and book signing: Students $10; seniors $15; general $20. For information call 1-301-309-9461 or go to on the Web.

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