Out and about, July 11

July 11, 2003


Sponsored by the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association and Hagerstown Aircraft Services Inc. Experimental and vintage aircraft will be displayed. Children 8 to 17 may ride in private planes free of charge. Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hagerstown Regional Airport. Free. Call Hagerstown Aircraft Services at 301-733-7604.

Sidewalk days

Greencastle, Pa., merchants and more than 60 vendors will sell a variety of items. There will be activities for children. Today 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Greencastle. Call 1-717-597-4610.

Mother-son barbecue

Sponsored by Chambersburg (Pa.) Recreation Department. There will be games, food, prizes, swimming and miniature golf. For mothers and their sons, ages 6 and older. Today, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Memorial Park Pavilion, Chambersburg. $20 per couple. Call 1-717-261-3275.

Benefit concert

Tony Anderson and Possum Holler will perform. Guardian Hose Co. Carnival, Thurmont, Md. Today, 7:30 p.m. Go on the Web to


Swing dance

Soul Tones of Swing will play. A basic swing lesson by American Lindy Hop co-champion Psychoboy, assisted by Katie Marks, will be from 8 to 9 p.m. Walkersville (Md.) Town Hall. Today, 9 p.m. to midnight. $10. Call 1-410-875-9147 or go on the Web to

Arts and crafts fair

A variety of crafts by 200 vendors will be displayed. Musical performers include Robert McKenzie on bagpipes from 9 to 11 a.m. and Sasha performing Ecuadorian music. Wesley Foltz, interpretive technician for Caledonia State Park, will help children make plaster molds of animal tracks from 1 to 3 p.m. The Thaddeus Stevens Blacksmith Shop will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Caledonia State Park, U.S. 30, Fayetteville, Pa. Call 1-717-352-2161.

Christian music concert

Morning Star Singers lead an anniversary concert including Dominion Trio, Good Shepherd Singers, Gospel Strings and The Clever Family. Bring lawn chairs. Rain or shine. Food will be sold. Saturday, 2 to 10 p.m. Elk's Picnic Meadow, Md. 63 north of Huyetts Crossroads. $5 at the gate.

The Web of Forest Life

Join a ranger at the Visitor Center on any Saturday in July for a 30-minute program focusing on the role and function of a particular species. Learn how the rise and fall of individual populations can alter forest composition. Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center, Md. 77, Thurmont, Md. Call 1-301-663-9388.

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