Out & About

March 04, 2006

Jazz Festival

Mike Crotty and his wife, Deater O'Neill will perform jazz music. 8 p.m. today. Frank Center Theater, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets cost $10; $5, students 18 and younger; and free for Shepherd students and Friends of Music MAC cardholders. For information, call 1-304-876-5555.

Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present its family concert, "Heroes and Heroines," featuring a presentation of "Peter and the Wolf" by the puppets of Das Puppenspiel Puppet Theater. 5 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $19 for adults and $11 for children 12 and younger and can be purchased at the MSO box office, 13 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekedays and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The box office at the theater will open at 3:30 p.m. Tickets also are available by calling 301-797-4000.

Magic show

Dean "Mr. Magic" Burkett will perform magic routines with audience participation. He will also show how to make balloon sculptures and how to become a magician in simple steps. 1, 2 and 3 p.m. today. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. For reserved seating, call 301-790-0076 or send a fax to 301-790-0045.


Interstate Coin Show

The show will feature vendors buying, selling and trading coins, currency, stamps and postcards. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Grand Venice Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free.

Girl Scouts of 1912

Nancy Robinson will present a program featuring Juliette Low, the founder of Girl Scouts of the USA in 1912. An authentic Girl Scout uniform from Low's era will be displayed. Historic information and audience participation in scouting skills, still timely today, will be presented, 2 and 3 p.m. Sunday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $2 to $7. For reserved seating, call 301-790-0076 or send a fax to 301-790-0045.

Car racing

Hagerstown Speedway will hold its East Coast Opener. 1 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $15; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

Turtle Island String Quartet

Turtle Island String Quartet will play contemporary music "with a groove." 3 p.m. Sunday. Chambersburg Area Senior High School auditorium, 511 S. Sixth St., Chambersburg, Pa. $15; $8 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade; free for Cumberland Valley School of Music students and faculty. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling CVSM at 1-717-261-1220. Tickets also will be available at the door.

'Veggie Tales' movie night

The evening will include new Veggie Tales episodes "The Asparagus of LaMancha" and "Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler." There also will be a "Veggie Tales" singalong, door prize drawings and refreshments. For the whole family. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Marlowe Assembly of God, 9045 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, W.Va. Call 1-304-274-2474.

Patsy Cline tribute

Patsy Cline videos, scrapbooks and music. Annual meal and party starts at 1 p.m. Sunday. There will be music by many musicians and singers. Bring a covered dish. The Troubadour will provide the meat. Free. Troubadour Lounge, 25 Troubadour Lane, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call Jim McCoy at 1-304-258-9381 or 1-304-258-8314.

Choral concert

Gettysburg College Choir under the direction of Robert Natter will present a concert. 7 p.m. Sunday. Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. Freewill offering.

Church music

Performances by musicians of First Christian Church, including the chancel choir, FCC Brass Ensemble and Heavenly Harmony. 3 p.m. Sunday. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Freewill offering.

Choral Evensong

St. John's Parish Choir will present choral evensong with choral music by George Oldroyd and Healey Willan, and organ music by Marcel Dupre and Willan. 5 p.m. Sunday. St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. Call 301-733-2560, ext. 108.

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