Out & About

October 08, 2004

French film series

Shepherdstown Film Society presents the 1959 French film, "Moderato Cantabile." A wine and cheese reception at 5:30 p.m. at War Memorial Building, German Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Today, 7 p.m., Shepherd University, Reynolds Hall, corner of king and German streets. Call Lisa Welch at 1-304-876-1837, or send e-mail to

Renfrew Haunted Farm

Stories and dramatizations of regional legends, a haunted woods walk and haunted corn maze. Today and Saturday, 7 to 9 p.m. Renfrew Park, Waynesboro, Pa. Tickets cost $8 in advance and $9 at the gate; free for children ages 3 and younger. Call 1-717-762-0373.

Fall party

Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary host a fall party featuring food, crafts, games and a hayride for children. Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. Leitersburg Fire Hall.

The Chambersburg Ballet Theatre Youth Company

Company presents "Caverna Magica," "Dracula Pas De Deux," "Dvorak Dances," other pieces. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets, $8 to $12, are available at Capitol Theatre box office. Call 1-717-263-0202.

The Speakeasy Boys

Classic bluegrass and old-time tunes. Saturday, 6 p.m. doors open, concert at 7 p.m. The Barn at York Hill, 1583 Ridge Road, Shenandoah Junction, W.Va. $10; free for ages 12 and younger. Call 1-304-876-2690 or send e-mail to

Jazz trio

The Blum Jazz Trio from Eisenach, Germany, performs. Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Coolfont Resort, Capen Room, Cold Run Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 1-304-258-6916 or 1-800-888-8768.

Harvest Hoedown

Pony rides, pumpkin painting, hayrides, scarecrow making, Washington County Antique Tractor Club show, petting zoo, more. Sponsored by City of Hagerstown. Skate park will be open. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Fairgrounds Park, Hagerstown. Free; $2 admission charge for skate park. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116.

Auto sound system contest

SLAPshow Nationals with Hagerstown Automotive and Electronics Expo. Contestants compete in sound, looks and performance of their auto sound system. Exhibit hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clarion Conference Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Spectator admission, $5. Call 301-791-9325 or go on the Web to

Apple Butter Festival

Two days of country fun, crafts, games, contests, music and apple butter. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Berkeley Springs. Free. Call 1-800-447-8797 or go on the Web to

Pen Mar dance concert

The Martinsburg Jazz Orchestra performs the final Sunday afternoon dance concert of the season. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2805 or 301-791-1551.

Chamber orchestra concert

Trinity Chamber Orchestra of Washington, D.C., presents a concert. Sunday, 3 p.m. Hancock Middle-Senior High School Auditorium, 289 W. Main St., Hancock. Freewill offering. Call 1-717-294-3182.

Parks and Rec Trek

The City of Hagerstown Parks and Recreation Department hosts a 5-kilometer run and a 2-mile walk fund-raiser. Registration 7:30 a.m. at Fairgrounds Park for the 5-kilometer runners, and at City Park's south parking lot for the 2-mile walkers. Race and walk begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at Municipal Stadium. $20. Cash prizes and trophies awarded in the 5-kilometer race. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 180, or send e-mail to parks&

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