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June 25, 2004


Summer theater workshop students perform The Who's rock opera, "Tommy." Recommended for mature audiences only. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $7 and are available in advance at the HCC bookstore or at the door on the evening of the program. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 271.

Model carousels

Miniature Carousel Builders' third annual exhibition with a display of working model carousels made by craftspeople from the Tri-State area. Today through Sunday. Valley Mall, Hagerstown.

Trains for everyone

A new HO scale model railroad with scenery and operation, an American Freedom Train display, and a toy train railroad featuring Thomas the Tank Engine and other trains built for children to operate. Today through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

'Recreation Frontier Style'

A presentation of what people did for fun 200 years ago, including concerts, horse racing, the game of long bullets and traveling exhibits such as Mr. Salenka and his Learned Dog. Saturday, 2 p.m. Jonathan Hager House and Museum, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8393 or send e-mail to


'They Passed This Way'

Celebrating cultural heritage with events in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., leading up to the Don Redman Heritage Concert at 6 p.m. Saturday. Event begins at noon. For information, call 1-304-535-6748.

Don Redman Heritage Concert

Jazz musicians Clark Terry and Cleveland Eaton with The Howard Burns Quartet. Saturday, 6 p.m. Lawn tent on the grounds of Mather Training Center, Fillmore Street and Storer College Place, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Free. Rain or shine. Seating provided, but concertgoers may bring lawn chairs and blankets. Call 1-304-535-6298 or go to on the Web.

Hagerstown Speedway

Regular show plus Enduro Dash, Saturday, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $9 to $17. Call 301-582-0640 or go on the Web to

Farm Day

Farm-based family fun includes miniature horse show, petting zoo, pony rides, antique farm equipment display and music by Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band. Food available. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Ravenwood Lutheran Village, 1158 Luther Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-1000.


Musical based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. 6 p.m. dinner followed by a 7:30 p.m. show Saturday, and Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 28. Select Sunday matinees. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $28 for adults. Discounts available for seniors, students and children. Call 301-739-7469.

Ballroom dance concert

Four Easy Pieces performs. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 301-240-313-2805 or 301-791-1551.

New Horizons Band

The New Horizons Band will perform. Sunday, 7 p.m. Shafer Memorial Park, Boonsboro. Free.

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