Out & About

July 17, 2004

Smithsburg Pride Days

Pride Days will be held throughout Smithsburg from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. today 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.

Attractions include:


9 a.m., Cal Ripken League Tournament, Bradbury Avenue

9 a.m., parade formation, Mapleville Road

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Flights End Raptor Center exhibit, Maple Avenue.

11 a.m., parade, Fil Tec grounds off Mapleville Road to tennis courts off Bradbury Avenue

Noon to 1 p.m., live bluegrass music, Railroad Lane

1 to 2 p.m., live variety music, Maple Avenue

2 to 3 p.m., live bluegrass music, Railroad Lane


8:30 to 11:30 p.m., street dance with Matchbox Music Productions, Railroad Lane


9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Civil War living history encampment, North Main Street

Noon to 5 p.m., chain saw carver exhibit and demonstration, Maple Avenue

12:30 to 1:30 p.m., live classic variety music, Railroad Lane

1 to 4 p.m., model railroad display, Trinity Lutheran Church

1 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Department K-9 demonstration, St. Anne's Episcopal Church grounds

2:30 to 3:30 p.m., live classic variety music, Railroad Lane

3:30 to 4:30 p.m., live bluegrass music, Maple Avenue

Rail Days

Rail Days will feature model train vendors and displays, Civil War re-enactors, children's activities, arts and crafts, food and farm equipment. The music schedule today includes The Drifters at noon and 3 p.m., The Stoney Creek Blue Grass Band at 1 and 4 p.m., and Mick Souter at 2 p.m. The Drifters will perform again at noon and 3 p.m. Sunday, with Souter at 1 p.m. and Hometown Idols at 2 p.m. Today and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Martinsburg Roundhouse Center, off East Liberty Street, Martinsburg, W.Va.


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

City Park concerts

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

Concert in the park

By Faith will perform. Sunday, 7 p.m. Shafer Memorial Park, Boonsboro.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

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

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