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Out and About

April 23, 2004

More 'Good Poems Out Loud'


Featuring Dick Shoap, Bill Pukmel, Johanna Ezell and Nadine Hetrick. Today, 6:30 p.m. Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa.

'Charlotte's Web'


The Heritage Academy Drama Class presents "Charlotte's Web." Today and Saturday, 7 p.m. Heritage Academy, chapel auditorium, 12215 Walnut Point West, Hagerstown. Tickets are free, but must be reserved. Call 301-582-2600.




18th-century Faire, rifle frolic


Living history demonstrators camp at the market fair to show frontier life as it was between 1640 and 1840. Sutlers will sell goods. Today and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fort Loudoun Historical Site, off Pa. 30, Fort Loudon, Pa. $3, adults, free for ages 12 and younger. Go to www.gnarendezvous.org on send e-mail to GNARMarketFaire@aol.com.

18th-century market fair


The fair represents period of 1730 to 1790. Civilian and military living history demonstrators set up camp within the fort's walls giving visitors a glimpse into 18th-century fort culture. Today and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. $4, free for ages 5 and younger. Proceeds benefit Friends of Fort Frederick State Park. Call 301-842-2155.

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Polka party


The Chambersburg Polka Charities Committee sponsors an evening of homemade ethnic food and music by John Stevens' Double Shot. Saturday, doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Fayetteville Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall, Fayetteville, Pa. $20 per person. Call Diana or Gus Alexiou at 1-717-263-3673.

Jammin' Block Party


Displays by local crafters, book-sponsor fund drive, bake sale, food, music. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ragged Edge Library, 35 Ragged Edge Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call Norma Bigham at 1-717-261-6759.

Hagerstown Choral Arts


Spring concert. Ryan Chaney, principal clarinet with Clear Spring High School's wind ensemble and members of Springfield Middle School's eighth-grade chorus perform. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $10, $8 for students and senior citizens. Tickets available at the door. Call 301-665-9424 or go to www.hagerstownchoralarts.org on the Web.

Wonderland of Daffodils


Hundreds of daffodils and more than 50 flower arrangements on display. Children must be accompanied by adults. Saturday, 1:30 to 7 p.m., Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. First Lutheran Church, 43 W. Washington St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call Nellie Nelling at 1-717-264-5404.

House and Garden Tour, Berkeley, Jefferson Counties


The tour features four historic and two new buildings: Harewood near Charles Town, One Park Row in Harpers Ferry, The Sequoia in Martinsburg, Old Federal Building in Martinsburg, White House Farm in Summit Point and High Knob in Hedgesville. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For tickets and directions, call 1-800-624-0577 or 1-800-264-8801. Go to www.houseandgardentours.com/wv.htm on the Web.

Organ recital


Stephen Hamilton, concert organist from New York City, performs works by J.S. Bach, Mozart, more. Sunday, 4 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. Call 301-733-2560.

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