Out & About

September 03, 2005

Interstate Coin Show

Sponsored by Interstate Coin Club. The show will feature buying, selling and trading of coins, currency, stamps and sports cards. Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grand Venice Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free.

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. Today, noon to 9 p.m. Almost Heaven Farm, 177 Elsie Drive. For information or directions, go to

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. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 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.


South Morgan Festival

Today'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 304-258-2252.

Music in the Mountains

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

Hagerstown Speedway

McBee/Hays Championship - 44-lap LM plus LS and PS. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $12 to $20. Call 301-582-0640, send e-mail to info@hagerstown or go to www.hagerstownspeedway. com.

Ballroom dance concert

V.O.Duo will perform. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Concerts continue Sundays through Oct. 2. Call 301-791-1551.

Early country music

Members of the Patsy Cline Fan Club will celebrate the lives of Patsy Cline, Johnny "T" Triplett and Ernest Tubb. Sunday, 1 p.m., music begins; 2 p.m., dinner served. New inductees into the Hall of Fame will be announced at 6 p.m. Bring a covered dish; meat will be furnished. Troubadour Lounge & Park, 25 Troubadour Lane, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-9381, send e-mail to McCoy or go to

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