Out & About

March 20, 2005

Flower and Garden Show

"All Creatures Great and Small" is the theme of the Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association's 11th annual Flower and Garden Show. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Athletic Recreation and Community Center, Hagerstown Community College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $4, adults; free for children younger than 12. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

Kite festival

Kite flyers of all ages are invited to the third annual kite festival. For those who don't bring their own kite, Fairview staff will offer a kite workshop to help children assemble one. There will be a materials charge of 50 cents for each kite. Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairview Outdoor Education Center, Draper Road, Clear Spring.

Alpaca Farm Days

Spinning, weaving, felting and 4-H alpaca handling demonstrations. Huacaya and Suri alpacas and alpaca products will be on display and for sale. Today and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Annapaca Farm/Alpaca Shop, 10702 Mapleville Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-824-2840; send e-mail to; or go to on the Web.


Gem show

Jewelry, gemstones, minerals and fossils will be sold. There also will be exhibits, door prizes and demonstrations. Today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Franklin County Career and Technology Center, 2463 Loop Road, Chambersburg, Pa. $2; free for ages 11 and younger with an adult.

Bluegrass concert

The Flatland Bluegrass Band from Mechanicsville, Va., and No Leeway Bluegrass Band from Hagerstown will perform in a Beck & Benedict Hardware Store bluegrass concert. Today, 7 p.m. The Barn, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $10; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 717-762-4711.

Three one-act plays

Three one-act plays produced by Hagerstown Community College students will be performed. The plays, directed by Amy Tweit, are "Improptu" by Tad Mosel, and "The American Dream" and "FAM & YAM" by Edward Albee. Today, 8 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $3. Tickets will be sold at the door. Call Joe Marschner at 301-790-2800, ext. 509.

'The Best Laid Plans'

Chambersburg Theatre will present "The Best Laid Plans," set the during the Cold War. Today, 8 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. $13, adults; $11, senior citizens; $9, students. Call 717-263-0202.

Easter egg hunt

Egg hunt, crafts, games for children, face painting and a food vendor. Bring fruits and vegetables to feed the animals. Get a picture with the Easter Bunny. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Egg hunt begins at 11 a.m. Pigs, A Sanctuary, 1112 Persimmon Lane, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free; small donation required for some activities. Call 304-262-0080 or send e-mail to

Hagerstown Speedway

LM plus Octoberfest Qualifier small block modified and Easter egg hunt. Sunday, 1 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $15 to $20. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

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