Out & about for 7/16

July 16, 2004

Scooter Scudieri

Scooter Scudieri performs. Today, 8 p.m., Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Box office opens at 5 p.m. Tickets cost $15. Purchase tickets at the box office or on the Web at Seating is first-come, first-seated. No tickets sold by phone. For information, call 1-304-876-3704.

U.S. Hot Rod Monster Jam

Drivers will be available for autographs before and after each show. Today and Saturday, doors open at 5 p.m., shows at 8 p.m. Sunday, doors open at 11 a.m., show at 2 p.m. No alcohol served on Sunday. Hagerstown Speedway, U.S. 40 west of Hagerstown. Reserved seating tickets cost $18 in advance, $20 on day of show; general admission costs $13 in advance, $15 on day of show; $5 for children. Tickets available at Hagerstown Speedway and TicketMaster locations or by calling 301-582-0640.

ChambersFest 2004

Events today, Saturday and Sunday and throughout the week at various locations in Chambersburg, Pa.


Highlights include:

Today - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., tours of the Old Jail, 175 E. King St. Kittochtinny Historical Society and Museum. Noon, Ray Depuy Memorial Gala Opening. Official opening of the Chambersburg Heritage Center, Memorial Square at Lincoln Way East; Civil War music by Kent and Erica Courtney at Courthouse Plaza.

Saturday - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Market Day, Civil War encampment, music, arts, children's activities, demonstrations. 7:30 p.m. Celebration of African-American Gospel Music concert. Free. Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. Call 1-717-261-1220 or visit the Cumberland Valley School of Music Web site at

City Park concerts

City of Hagerstown and Washington County Arts Council sponsor traditional and bluegrass music. Opening the series will be Old School Freight Train, playing bluegrass, Celtic, jazz, classical, Afro-Cuban and rhythm and blues music. Saturday, 7 p.m., Hagerstown City Park. Free. The concert will be canceled if it rains. Call 301-791-3132.

Smithsburg Pride Days

Pride Days will be held throughout Smithsburg from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Maple Avenue and Railroad Lane will be closed to traffic while craft and food vendors offer their wares at the festival.

Rail Days

Rail Days feature model train vendors and displays, music, Civil War re-enactors, children's activities, arts and crafts, food and farm equipment. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Martinsburg Roundhouse Center off East Liberty Street in Martinsburg, W.Va.


Chapter 36 of the Experimental Aircraft Association hosts a fly-in. Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hagerstown Regional Airport on Basore Road in Hagerstown.

Concert in the park

By Faith performs. Sunday, 7 p.m. Shafer Memorial Park gazebo.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Euphonium soloist Neal Corwell presents two musical selections. The band also will perform. Sunday, 8 p.m., Hagerstown City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell. Free.

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