Out & about for 5/28

May 28, 2004

Native plant sale

Master gardens from Penn State Cooperative Extension of Franklin County sell plants raised in the area. Information on plant care and characteristics available. Proceeds will support projects such as classes and demonstration gardens. Today, 5 p.m., Penn State Cooperative Extension of Franklin County's demonstration garden, 191 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 1-717-263-9226.

Carnival music

Great Boonsboro Rescue Co. Carnival will feature the following entertainment this weekend:

Today - Georgia Lea and The Stone Cold Country Band, country and variety.

Saturday - Exile, country and variety.

Sunday - Ashley Marie and Family, variety.

Monday - Natalie Grant, contemporary Christian.

Parade schedule


1:30 p.m. - Sharpsburg Elementary School to Antietam National Cemetery.


2 p.m. - Main Street in Boonsboro.



8:30 a.m. - Main Street in Mercersburg, Pa.

9 a.m. - Broad Street to Waynesboro Memorial Park in Waynesboro, Pa.

9:15 a.m. - Main Street from Fifth Street to the square in Chambersburg, Pa.

10:30 a.m. - Baltimore Street in Greencastle.

Hagerstown Speedway

O'Reilly World of Outlaw Sprints, 30 laps plus LM. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $32 to $28. Call 301-582-0640 or go on the Web to

Bird walks

Willard Rahn of Waynesboro, Pa., leads final bird walk of the season along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park. Saturday, 7:30 to 10 a.m. Renfrew Park, Waynesboro. Call 1-717-762-0373.

Studio tour

Nineteen artists in 14 Morgan County locations will display and sell their work. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Berkeley Springs and surrounding areas. For information, call 1-304-258-1911 or go to on the Web.

Mid-1700s re-enactment

French and Indian War Muster features re-enactors portraying military and civilian inhabitants in North America during the 1750s and 1760s. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. Admission charge. Call 301-842-2155 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

St. Patrick's Chorale

St. Patrick's Chorale and Children's Chorus present "The Hero Within," a tribute to veterans of the Korean War. Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Kepler Theater, Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free.

Halfway Park Days

Hosted by the Lions Club of Halfway. Arts and crafts, entertainment, food. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Events are at Martin L. Snook Memorial Park, Halfway Boulevard, Hagerstown.

Fanciful Fun

Youth festival with traveling theater, exhibits and various activities. Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Renfrew Park, Waynesboro, Pa.

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