Out & About

August 29, 2003

Jessica Andrews

Jessica Andrews performs country music. Saturday, doors open at 6:30 p.m., concert at 8 p.m. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Tickets, $25 plus a $2 service charge, available at Valley Mall's Customer Service Center in Hagerstown, Chambersburg (Pa.) Mall Information Center, or by calling 301-797-1399. Concertgoers may bring canned food items for Food Resources. Guests who bring 10 cans or more will be eligible for door prizes.

Auto races

Eighteenth annual McBee/Hays Championship - 44-Lap LM plus LS and PS. Saturday, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, U.S. 40 west of Hagerstown. $10 general admission, $18 pit pass. Call 301-582-0640.

Folk Festival

Featuring Beth Nielsen Chapman, Richie Havens, Scooter Scudieri, Magpie and others. Saturday, noon, Almost Heaven Farm, off W.Va. 9 and Opequon Lane, between Martinsburg, W.Va., and Charles Town, W.Va. $18 for ages 12 and older; $9 for ages 5 to 12; $50 for a family (two adults and up to three kids); group rates available. Credit cards not accepted. Call 1-304-267-7963 or go to

Gospel, car, craft show

Featuring antique and classic cars, gospel music and crafts. John Miles and the Down Home Gospel Singers perform Saturday; Old Fashion Gospel Singers, Karen Hornbaker and Guilford Station Boys Blue Grass Gospel perform Sunday. Food donations requested for local food banks. Grounds open at 11 a.m. Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. carnival grounds.

Interstate Coin Show

Coins, currency, stamps and sports cards bought, sold and traded. Sponsored by Interstate Coin Club. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Venice Inn ballroom, U.S. 40, east of Hagerstown. Free admission.

Everybody's Day

Free event is a highlight of Pen Mar Park's summer concert series. There will be band-era ballroom music by Dancers Only Orchestra from 2 to 5 p.m., children's activities and classic cars. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free.

Old-time country

Musicians from Nashville and the local area help remember Patsy Cline, Johnny "T" Triplett and Ernest Tubb. Special guests include Patsy Cline's husband, Charlie Dick. Sunday, 1 p.m. music, 2 p.m. dinner, Troubadour Park, from U.S. 522, turn on Johnson Mill Road, follow Johnson Mill Road onto Highland Ridge Road, go approximately seven miles, Troubadour Lounge is on the right.

Community barbecue

Dinner, music, moon bounce and face painting. Sunday, 6 p.m. Bethel Assembly of God, 515 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-1167, or go to

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