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Out & About

June 17, 2005

Lavender festival


The festival includes tours of lavender fields and demonstration gardens, workshops, herbal cuisine and pick-your-own lavender from the farm's two-acre field. Today and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Willow Pond Farm, Fairfield, Pa. For directions and information, go to www.palavenderfestival.com on the Web or call Tom Wajda at 717-642-6387.




Bread baking


Peter Burr Bread Baker's Guild will bake artisan bread. Saturday. Peter Burr Living History Farm, Bardane, W.Va. Two-pound loaves of rustic white, whole-wheat or raisin-spice bread cost $5 each. Kalamata olive bread costs $7 per loaf and must be reserved in advance. To reserve bread, call Wayne Braunstein at 304-728-7181 or send e-mail to wbraun@peoplepc.com. Bread will be reserved until 4 p.m.




Outdoor festival


Harpers Ferry Outdoor Festival and Tim Gavin Downriver Race and Rodeo. Boat classes are K1 plastic, K1 fiberglass, downriver (wildwater/wavehopper) and other. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at KOA Campground. $35 for race and rodeo; $30 for race or rodeo. For a complete schedule, go to www.harpersferryoutdoorfestival.org. Call Jeff Cogle at 304-535-2094.

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Art in the Park


Two days of artists' demonstrations, poetry readings and more. Sponsored by and for the benefit of Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. Doub's Woods Park amphitheater, Maryland Avenue, Hagerstown. Call Ron Lytle at 301-791-6191 or send e-mail to ronlytle3@netzero.net.




Air Force band


Music in the Mountains features the U.S. Air Force Concert Band. Saturday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Cavalier Visitors Center, Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) National Historical Park. Free. Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic basket. For more information, call Harpers Ferry National Historical Park at 304-535-6029.




Bluegrass music


Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre will present Ernie Bradley and Grassy Ridge from Thurmont, Md., and Lee Jones and CB Pickers from Gettysburg, Pa. Saturday, 7 p.m. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, The Barn, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $10; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 717-762-4711.




Opera Goes to the Movies


The Frederick Orchestra will present the final concerts of its current season. Featured will be opera soloists Kay Krekow and Harry Dunstant performing favorites by Puccini and Verdi, including portions of Verdi's "Aida." The orchestra will perform Rossini's "William Tell Overture" and Bizet's "Carmen Suite." Saturday, 8 p.m. Frederick Community College's Jack B. Kussmaul Theater, Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md. $12; $6, students and seniors. For information, call 301-663-8476 or go to www.frederickorchestra.org.




Municipal band


Lisa Gleason, trumpet soloist, will present Concerto for Trumpet by Arutunian with the Hagerstown Municipal Band. The band's selections also include "His Excellency March" by Fillmore, "Suite Espagnole" by Fulton, "Saxophinia" by Bulla and "Hello Dolly" by Hermann. Sunday, 8 p.m. City Park, Hagerstown. Free.




Martinsburg Cruise-in


The second annual Martinsburg Cruise-In will feature a parade of classic cars. Sunday, 2 to 7 p.m. Car registration begins at noon. Downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. Free to the public; $10 donations from drivers. Call 304-262-4200.

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