Out & About

July 16, 2005

Smithsburg Pride Days

Live entertainment, food and craft vendors, sporting events and open house hours throughout Smithsburg, Maple Avenue and Railroad Lane. Today, 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.


Hagerstown Aircraft Services Fly-in and Fairchild Family Reunion. Activities include free 20-minute plane rides for children ages 8 to 17 in a four-passenger Cessna or Piper aircraft today and Sunday, and bus tours of sites related to aviation today. There also will be various aircraft available for inspection. Today and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hagerstown Regional Airport. Free. Call 301-733-7604.


Sixteen days of music, food, arts and crafts, and special events. Continues through Thursday, July 28. Throughout Chambersburg, Pa. For information and a schedule, call 717-264-7101 or 717-264-6883, or go to

Ice cream social

Annual ice cream social and book sale, live music and fire engine rides. More than 1,000 books will be for sale. Today, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Blue Ridge Summit Free Library and its surrounding grounds, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Free, some activities cost money. Proceeds will benefit the library. Call 717-794-2240 or 717-765-4788.


Civil War book festival

Seven nationally known authors with new books on the Civil War will sign their books. Today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center, Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg. Call 301-432-5124.

Shepherdstown Street Fest

Event will honor the 15th anniversary of the Contemporary American Theater Festival with art, theater, music, dance, food and other activities. Today, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. King Street between German and High streets. For information and a schedule, go to

Roundhouse Rail Days

A weekend of entertainment, activities and model train displays. Entertainment includes, today, The Marcels from noon to 3 p.m. and The Stoney Creek Blue Grass Band from 1:30 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, The Fabulous Hubcaps from noon to 3 p.m. Today and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Martinsburg Roundhouse Center, 100 E. Liberty St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $5 per day; 12 and younger, free; $5 on-site parking. Call 304-260-4141 or go to

Truck and tractor pulls

Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers will compete at two events.

- Jefferson County Fairgrounds, off Leetown Pike, Charles Town, W.Va. Today, 6 p.m. $8, adults; $4, ages 4 to 12.

- Fulton County Fairgrounds, McConnellsburg, Pa. Today, 7 p.m.

For more information, go to

Music by the Lake

Bluegrass music. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown City Park, band shell.

Monster Truck Nationals

Black Stallion and other monster trucks will compete. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Doors open today at 5 p.m. and Sunday at noon. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. General admission $13 in advance; $15 at the gate; $5 for ages 2 to 12; free for ages 1 and younger. Reserved seats $18 in advance; $20 at the gate. For reservations or information, call 301-582-0640 or go to

The Herald-Mail Articles