Out & about 2/12

February 12, 2005

Car show

Race cars that compete at Hagerstown Speedway will be on display. Today. Martinsburg Mall, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Stamp show

The Hagerpex XXXI Stamp Show will feature 13 dealers and the U.S. Postal Service. There will be free door prizes and a youth table featuring free stamps for young collectors. Today, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. Free. Call 717-762-6133.

Valentine collection

Shirley Baker will display and talk about her collection of valentines. Entertainment will be provided today by Sweet Harmony and the Hedgesville Middle School Choir at 11 a.m. and the Glendennings at 1 p.m.; entertainment on Sunday will be provided by Lee Jones on the melodeon at 1 p.m. and David Benton playing selections on the Edison cylinder phonograph at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg, W.Va.

Black history event


Ranger-guided programs will explore the black history of Harpers Ferry. Today and Sunday, 2 p.m. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, John Brown Museum, second floor, Shenandoah Street, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Call 304-535-6029.

'Black People in the Bible'

Jason McCracken will speak about "Black People in the Bible." Today, 3 p.m. Contemporary Art Gallery and School of Art, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191.

Gospel music ministry

The Pfeifers will present Christian music. Today, 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, Maugansville. Call 301-791-8101.

RiverHouse Concert

Devon Sproule and Paul Currei will present a RiverHouse Concert. Today, 7 p.m. potluck dinner, 8 p.m. concert. 4806 Porterstown Road, Keedysville. $10; free for ages 12 and younger. Bring an indoor chair, a dish to share and your own beverage. Call Cheryl Mansley-Ford at 304-876-2690 or send e-mail to; for information on the night of the concert, call 304-702-0554 or 301-432-7292.

MasterWorks III

Maryland Symphony Orchestra will "The Romance of France," MasterWorks III. The concert will feature Hector Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" and "Symphony with Solo Viola," and Cesar Franck's "Symphony in D Minor." Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Music Director Elizabeth Schulze will talk about the concert one hour before each MasterWorks concert. If it snows, the concert will be Monday at 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $18 to $40 and are available at the MSO office at 13 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, on the Web at or by calling 301-797-4000. Tickets also are available at The Maryland Theatre. Service charges apply. Children 12 and younger and full-time students receive a 50 percent discount on single tickets.

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