Out and About

July 23, 2005

Contemporary American Theater Festival

Performances of "The God of Hell," "Father Joy," "American Tet," and "Sonia Flew." Today through Sunday, July 31. Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday performances cost $30 for students and seniors ages 65 and older; $33 for adults. Tickets for Wednesday and Thursday performances cost $26 for students and seniors; $28 for adults. Call 1-800-999-2283 or 1-304-876-3473 or go to Service charges apply.

Larry Elgart and His Orchestra

Larry Elgart and His Orchestra will perform swing music. 8 p.m. today. Chambersburg Area Senior High School auditorium, 511 S. Sixth St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $18 to $29. For tickets and information, call Capitol Theatre Center box office at 1-717-263-0202, today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

American Indian Diplomacy

Fort Frederick State Park will host re-enactors who will portray military, civilian and American Indian inhabitants of Fort Frederick during the French and Indian War. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. Fort Frederick State Park, off Interstate 70, exit 12 at Md. 56. There is a service charge for the event. Call 301-842-2155.


Roundhouse yard sale

The sale will include household goods, railroad and model railroad items, books and more. 8 a.m. to noon today. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, parking lot, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown.

Music in City Park

Tori Anderson and Possum Holler will perform, followed by the traditional bluegrass of the Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown City Park, bandshell. Free. The concert will be canceled if there is heavy rain.

Gospel hymn sing

Wolfsville Ruritan Club will sponsor a gospel hymn sing with The Gospel Travelers, By Faith, Spirit Filled Messengers, For His Glory, Harry Ryan and the Down Home Gospel Singers. Refreshments will be sold. 3 p.m. today. Wolfsville Ruritan Park, main pavilion, Brandenberg Hollow Road, Wolfsville. Free. Call 1-301-293-2813.

Jazz and Jaguars

The event will include live music by Cumberland Valley School of Music's Concert Jazz Band, and a display of British sports cars. 1 p.m. today. In and around Chambersburg's Memorial Park bandshell. Music begins at 1 p.m. Free.

Truck and tractor pull

Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers will compete. 7 p.m. today. Shippensburg Community Fairgrounds, Shippensburg, Pa. $7. Bring lawn chairs.

Volleyball fundraiser

Citi MUDD volleyball tournament to benefit the Community Free Clinic. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Behind the Citicorp Child-Care Center off Interstate 81 and Citicorp Drive, Hagerstown. Nearly 500 players on 37 teams. Free admission for spectators. Call 301-733-9234.

Auto racing

Tenth annual Cornett Tribute with 20-lap PS plus LM and LS. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $9 to $17. Call 301-582-0640.

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