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September 04, 2004

Maugansville Pride Day

Sponsored by the Maugansville Ruritan Club. Opening ceremonies today at 9 a.m. Heavenly Harmony will perform at 9:30 a.m. and Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association will perform at 10:30 a.m. Food will be sold. Maugansville Ruritan Community Park.

Interstate Coin Show

The event will feature the buying, selling and trading of coins, currency, stamps and postcards. Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Venice Inn ballroom, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5414.

Country Roads Folk Festival

John McCutcheon will perform. There also will be traditional and contemporary folk, music from the heart of Europe, American blues, Celtic and Celtic folk rock music and the music and comedy of Christine Lavin. The day also includes workshops, a barn dance and a tribute to John Denver. Today, 11 a.m., Almost Heaven Farm, off W.Va. 9 and Opequon Lane, between Martinsburg, W.Va., and Charles Town, W.Va. $23, ages 16 and older; $9, ages 6 to 16; family and group discounts available. Call 1-304-267-7963 or go to on the Web.


Children's programs

Two ranger-led programs for visitors in the fifth grade or older will be held today at Antietam National Battlefield.

- Angels of the Battlefield - A role-playing activity in which youngsters will re-create the Battle of Antietam and will dramatize medical care, field hospitals and Clara Barton's role as a nurse.

- Battlefield in a Box - A ranger will lay out a large map on the ground that shows the roads, bridges and other features of the battlefield. Groups of children can move around the map to illustrate the movements of troops during the battle.

The programs begin at 1 p.m. and last about two hours. Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center, Md. 65, Sharpsburg. If it rains, the programs will be canceled. Call 301-432-5124.

Corn maze

This year's maze will feature crazy crop circles. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Renfrew Museum, Waynesboro, Pa. $6, adults; $4, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger.

Marine Band

The U.S. Marine Band's Free Country will perform. Bring a blanket or chair and insect repellent. No rain dates are scheduled. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Parking is free after 4:30 p.m. in the visitor center parking lot. Today, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park's Cavalier Heights Visitor Center, off U.S. 340, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Call 1-304-535-6298.

Hagerstown Speedway

Nineteenth annual Hagerstown/Potomac McBee/Hays Championship - 44 lap LM plus LS and PS. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $10 to $18. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

Country and western dance

Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association will hold a dance. DJ will be Fullhouse. Today, 8 to 11 p.m. Old Quincy High School gym, next to Mowery Elementary School, Quincy, Pa. $4, members; $6, nonmembers. Smoke-free, BYOB.

Dance concert

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

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