Out and about

September 02, 2005

Gallery anniversary

Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery will celebrate its third anniversary with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Music by Cory Jenkins. Local artists Robert Savidge and Charles Brown will attend. Call 301-791-6191.

Trains for kids to run

The displays include O-scale model railroads, trains for kids to operate, photographs and artifacts of local and other railroads and an indoor riding train for small children. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Country Roads Folk Festival

Country Roads Folk Festival is a free music festival featuring The Martin Family Stringband; the Ripoff Con Artists; Stoneybrook; Aca-Perco; Ed Barney, Terry Chism and Wayne Lanham; the South Mountain String Band; Allegheny Uprising; John Doyle; StepJam and more. Bring a potluck dish to share or a picnic. Rain or shine. No pets. Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday. Almost Heaven Farm, 177 Elsie Drive, Kearneysville, W.Va. For information or directions, go to

South Morgan Festival

Saturday's festival will have children's games and an auction, which starts at 7 p.m. Food vendors and ham and chicken dinners start at 1 p.m. The dinners cost $8 for adults and $4 for children. Live music starts at 5 p.m. South Morgan County Volunteer Fire Department, Winchester Grade Road, 10 miles south of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call Anna Marie McCumbee at 1-304-258-2252.

Music in the Mountains

The U.S. Marine Band's Free Country will perform a blend of patriotic and country music. 6 p.m. Saturday. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, off U.S. 340, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. No alcohol. Free. Call 1-304-535-6298.

Hagerstown Speedway

McBee/Hays Championship ? 44 lap LM plus LS and PS. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $12 to $20. Call 301-582-0640, send e-mail to or go to

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