Out and About

April 25, 2004

Market Faire and Rifle Frolic

Living history demonstrators will set up camp at the market fair to show frontier life as it was between 1640 and 1840. Sutlers will sell goods ranging from authentic 18th century weaponry to handmade candles. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fort Loudoun Historical Site, off U.S. 30, Fort Loudon, Pa. $3, adults, free for ages 12 and younger. Go to on send e-mail to

Hagerstown Choral Arts

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

House and garden tour

The tour will feature four historic and two new buildings in Berkeley and Jefferson counties. Featured properties include 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. Today and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For tickets and directions, call 1-800-624-0577 or 1-800-264-8801. For information, go to on the Web.


Jammin' Block Party

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

Wonderland of Daffodils

Hundreds of daffodils and more than 50 flower arrangements will be on display. Children must be accompanied by adults. Today, 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.

Polka party

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

'Charlotte's Web'

The Heritage Academy drama class will present "Charlotte's Web." Today, 7 p.m. Heritage Academy, chapel auditorium, 12215 Walnut Point West, Hagerstown. Tickets are free, but must be reserved. Call 301-582-2600.

Organ recital

Stephen Hamilton, concert organist from New York City, will perform works by Bach, Mozart, Handel, Felix Mendelssohn, John Cook, Albert Alain, Jehan Alain and Cesar Franck. Sunday, 4 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. Call 301-733-2560.

Camera workshop

A workshop and demonstration on the use of pinhole cameras. Sunday, 10 a.m., meet in front of Shepherdstown Library; 11 a.m., meet in front of Entler Hotel. $5. Limited darkroom space in the Cecil Arnold Community Darkroom will be available for ages 8 to 15. Sign up on a first-come, first-served basis. Send e-mail to

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