Out & About today

July 18, 2004

Smithsburg Pride Days

SMITHSBURG - Activities include craft vendors, childrens' games and activities, pony rides, dunk tank, Civil War living history encampment, raptors display, model railroad display and more. Special events today include a community worship service, church open houses, concerts and Civil War re-enactment. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Throughout Smithsburg.

Open gymnastics

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation and Flip-Over Gymnastics offers open gymnastics on Sunday afternoons. Preschool-age children meet from 2 to 3 p.m.; elementary school-age children meet from 3 to 4 p.m.; and children ages 11 and older meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Berkeley 2000 Recreation Center, 273 Woodbury Ave. The cost is $5 per hour per child. Call 1-304-264-4842.

Nature program

FORT LOUDON, Pa. - Canoe the lake. Bring canoes and life jackets. Free. 6 p.m. Cowan's Gap State Park. Call 1-717-485-3948 or 1-888-PA-PARKS or go to on the Web.

Goose Route Dance Festival

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Dance performance will be held at 6 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. The Nest Performance Space at War Memorial Building, 102 E. German St. Call 1-304-725-7621, or go to on the Web.


Final show of 'Night Watch'

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - From the window of her posh Manhattan townhouse, insomniac Elaine Wheeler glimpses the body of a dead man in a neighboring home. The police look but find only an empty chair in an empty room. Totem Pole Playhouse, Caledonia State Park. For tickets call 1-717-352-2164 or 1-888-805-7056.

Concert in the park

BOONSBORO - By Faith will perform. 7 p.m. Shafer Memorial Park gazebo.

Latino music

FREDERICK, Md. - Patrick Alban and Noche Latina will perform. 7 p.m. A carillon concert will be held at 6:15 p.m. Baker Park band shell, 121 N. Bentz St. Free. Bring a canned food item for the food bank.

Community band

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

Oil paintings

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Oil paintings by Ben Summerford, Don Rees, James Kline and Michael Davis will be exhibited. Continues through Wednesday, Aug. 4. AIIA (Antiques to Art), W.Va. 230, Washington Street extended. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Call 1-304-876-0659.

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