Out & About

October 09, 2004

Apple Butter Festival

Two days of country fun, crafts, games, contests, music and apple butter. Today, 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

Harvest Hoedown

Pony rides, pumpkin painting, hayrides, scarecrow making, Washington County Antique Tractor Club show, petting zoo, City Farmers Market vendors, Police Athletic League cheerleaders and entertainment by Sunshine the Clown and Magic by McVeagh. The first 500 children younger than 12 will receive a free pumpkin and an apple. Sponsored by the City of Hagerstown. Today, 1 to 4 p.m. Fairgrounds Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116.

Sound system contest

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

Fall party

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

The Speakeasy Boys

The Speakeasy Boys will play classic bluegrass and old-time tunes. Today, doors open at 6 p.m., 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

Haunted farm

The Renfrew Haunted Farm will feature stories and dramatizations of regional legends, a haunted woods walk and haunted corn maze. Today, 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.

Youth ballet

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

Parks and Rec Trek

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

Dance concert

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

Orchestra concert

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

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