Out & about for Fri 8/1

August 01, 2003

Ag Expo

Featuring farm animals, contests and other activities. Today through Friday, Aug. 8. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, seven miles south of Hagerstown on Md. 65, Sharpsburg Pike. Single-day admission prices vary daily. Weekly passes cost $25 at the Ag Center, Building No. 1, 8 a.m. to noon today, and at the gate during the week. For information, call 301-791-1404 or 301-739-1960.

Clear Spring carnival

Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. carnival continues with rides and entertainment including:

n Today - Mel McDaniel and The Oklahoma Wind Band.

n Saturday - Michael Twitty, "Memories of Conway" show.

Show times are 7:30 and 10 p.m.

The Cruisers

The Cruisers, a rock music ensemble of the U.S. Navy Band, will present a concert. Today, 7 p.m. City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown. Free. For information, call 301-791-3132.

Jonathan Hager Frontier Craft Days

Attendees will be offered a trip back in time Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jonathan Hager House, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. The fee to tour the Hager House is $4 for adults and $2 for children. Call 301-739-8393.


Dance tribute for Lynch

Arts Triumphant Dance Theatre's annual summer dance intensive will conclude with a performance by 35 to 40 dancers in honor of Pfc. Jessica Lynch. Today, 8 p.m. Coolfont Resort, Treetop House, Cold Run Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free.

Acoustic music

Voxology will present original acoustic music. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) State Park. The concert will be in the Ice House if it rains. Call 1-304-258-2300 or go to on the Web.

Tractor and truck pull

Seven classes. Food will be sold. Bring lawn chairs. An interstate points pull. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Two Top Ruritan, five miles south of Mercersburg, Pa., on Pa. 75 to Two Top Road. Tickets are $3 to $8; free for ages 7 and younger. Call 1-717-369-5647 or, on pull day, 1-717-328-9837.

Puppet presentation

The puppet ministry team of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Bowmansville, Pa., will present "Journey Into Oblivion." Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Cowan's Gap State Park amphitheater, three miles off Pa. 75, Fort Loudon, Pa.

Singer-guitarist performs

Phyllis Chapell will perform "The Way You Look Tonight" by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields, "La Vie en Rose" by Louiguy and Edith Piaf, "Georgia on My Mind" by Hoagy Carmichael, "Blackbird" by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and other selections. Sunday, 3 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. A reception will follow the concert. Call 301-739-5727.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Dave Wenerd, trombone soloist, will perform. Selections by the band include music from "Rigoletto," "National Emblem March" and "West Side Story." Sunday, 8 p.m. City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown. Free.

Pen Mar Park concerts

Accordionist Cheryl Kataline will perform. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park dance pavilion. Dances are held every Sunday through Oct. 5. For information, call the Washington County Recreation Department, 240-313-2805.

Free admission skate

Games, contests, prizes. Chaperoned by adults, Sunday, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Family Skating Center, 17333 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. Free admission; $1.50 for speed skates; $3 for inline skates or bring your own. Call 301-582-2020 or 1-866-SKATE-00.

Jazz concert

The Scott Ambush Group will play contemporary jazz music. Sunday, 7 p.m. Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick, Md. Free, bring a canned food item in lieu of admission. A carillon concert at 6:15 p.m. precedes the main performance.

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