Out & About

June 18, 2004

American Indian culture

American Indian Howard Lyons presents "Six Nations Iroquois Culture and History." Demonstrates traditional and contemporary instruments and invites audience participation. Today, 7 p.m. National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Carl Mark Madison at 1-304-876-7276, send e-mail to or go to on the Web.

Fairplay Fire Co. carnival

Brandy Stills Band performs country music today, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, karaoke night with a $10 entry fee. Open to the first 25 people who sign up after 4 p.m. Saturday, showtimes are 5:30 and 10 p.m. Call 301-733-2080. Fireworks to follow the last show.

Miss Maryland Scholarship Pageant 2004

Miss Maryland Scholarship Pageant. Ten semifinalists advance to Saturday's final competition. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets, $20 for the second day of the preliminary round tonight; $40 for Saturday's final competition. Tickets are available at the theater box office or by calling 301-790-2000.


Pennsylvania Lavender Festival

Presentations on organic gardening, growing, cooking and crafting with lavender. Today and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Willow Pond Farm, 145 Tract Road, Fairfield, Pa. Admission, shuttle from school and parking area free. Call 1-717-642-6387 or go to on the Web.

Antique car show

Antique and classic cars, trucks, cycles displayed. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Md. 65 south of Hagerstown. Free. Call Les Adelsberger at 301-582-2766 or J. Stanley Stratton at 1-717-263-8371 or send e-mail to

Family Arts Festival

Features Mad Science of Washington's 45-minute "Magic of Science" show, and science-related activities for children. Art activities and face-painting offered. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.

Jefferson County Farm Day

A self-guided tour showcasing four working farms in Jefferson County, W.Va. Free. Saturday. For information, call Jane Tabb at 1-304-725-4325 or go to on the Web.

Art picnic in the park

Hands-on art activities hosted by teachers and volunteers with Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. City Park band shell area, Hagerstown. Free; donations benefit Contemporary School of the Arts. Call Ron Lytle, 301-791-6191 or send e-mail to

Gospel music

The Jimmie Roland Family from Reidsville, N.C. in concert. Sunday, 8:30, 9:40 and 10:40 a.m., and 7 p.m. Mountain View Baptist Church, 14431 Mercersburg Road, Clear Spring. Call 301-582-1468 or 301-842-0337.

Ballroom dance concert

Back to Back to perform. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2805 or 301-791-1551.

Asleep at the Wheel

Asleep at the Wheel performs Sunday at 7 p.m. Tori Anderson and Possum Holler open the show at 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Paw Paw (W.Va.) Senior Center. Triple B Arena, Sir Johns Run Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. $20 in advance for reserved seating. To reserve tickets, call 1-304-947-7922 or send e-mail to

Soprano soloist

Anna Singer, great-grandniece of William Henry Singer Jr., the founder of Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, performs opera arias and songs from Broadway musicals. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.

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