Out & About

October 30, 2004

Mummers' Parade

The 80th annual Alsatia Mummers' Parade begins at the intersection of Potomac and Oak Hill avenues and goes south on Potomac Street, ending just before Wilson Boulevard. Today, 7 p.m. Reserved seating is available. Chairs will be available in the North End, Public Square and at Bester Elementary School. There also will be bleacher seating at Bester. Tickets cost $8 for chairs and $5 for bleachers, and will be sold at the Alsatia Club, 141 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, today from 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets also will be sold at the bleachers at Bester beginning today at 4:30 p.m. Call 301-739-2044.

Apple butter festival

Arts and crafts, bake sale items and apple butter. No advance orders. Breakfast will be served today from 6 to 11 a.m., lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department, W.Va. 45, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Call 1-304-876-6038 or 1-304-876-6686.

Rock swap

South Penn rock swap, sponsored by Central Pennsylvania and Franklin County Rock and Mineral clubs. Today, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. South Mountain Fairgrounds, Pa. 234, 11/2 miles west of Arendtsville, Pa. $1; $10 for a table. Go to on the Web.


Hagerstown Speedway

Octoberfest 350, two-day event, today and Sunday. Noon each day. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $25 to $45 today, $30 to $45 Sunday, or $35 and $45 for a two-day pass. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

Band competition

The Musselman High School Marching Band will host the Big Apple Tournament of Bands. Today, 6 p.m. Musselman High School, Waldeck Field, Inwood, W.Va. $5, adults; $3, students and senior citizens; free for ages 6 and younger. For information, call 1-304-229-7194.

Haunted fairground

Sponsored by Country Roads Car Club. Proceeds benefit Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Santa's Toy Shop, Jefferson County Food Pantry, and Fire and Rescue. Today, 7 to 11 p.m. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Leetown Pike, Charles Town, W.Va. Admission costs $5, adults; $3, ages 11 and younger. Call 1-304-725-4141.

Haunted house

The Leitersburg Haunted House has a new theme this year. Today and Sunday. Continuous shows starting at 7 p.m. Old Leitersburg school house. $9. Call 301-766-0039.

Bluegrass concert

The Larkin Family of Tennessee will perform bluegrass music. Sunday, 2 p.m. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, The Barn, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. Admission costs $8; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 1-717-762-4711.

Harp performance

Members of the Tri-State Harp Ensemble will perform; also duets featuring harp and flute and with voice. The program includes classical and contemporary music. Sunday, 3 p.m. Otterbein United Brethren in Christ Church, Waynesboro, Pa.

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