Out & About

April 28, 2006

Coffee House Poetry Night

Greencastle Area Arts Council will hold a CoffeeHouse Poetry Night to celebrate National Poetry Month. Read a favorite or original poem, or just relax and listen. Food will be sold. Today, 7 to 9 p.m. Cup O'Joe, 21 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, Pa. Call 1-717-597-3284.

Library book sale

Friends of the Shepherdstown Library will hold its annual spring book sale. A wine-and-cheese reception will precede the event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today. Admission to the reception is $10. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherdstown Men's Club, Shepherdstown, W.Va. All proceeds will be used to support the programs of Shepherdstown Public Library. Call Mina Goodrich at 1-304-876-2159 or Peter Smith at 1-304-876-1139.

18th Century Market Fair

The Market Fair will highlight what the fort was like between 1730 and 1790. Today and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, near Big Pool. $4 per person; free admission for ages 6 and younger. Call 301-842-2155.


Trains for everyone

The exhibit will include HO- and O-scale model railroad, trains for children, photographs, artifacts, railroad equipment and more. Today, Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Admission is 50 cents or $3.50; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

'The Master of Disguise'

Tony Mendez, retired CIA chief of disguise, will present his experiences in the field of espionage. A book signing will follow the presentation. Saturday, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076.

Coin show

Waynesboro Coin Club will hold a coin show. Door prizes will be awarded. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ATH&L Fire Hall, 29 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro, Pa. For information, call Les White at 1-410-848-3440; or go to

Fishing derby

For children ages 12 and younger. Lunch will be provided by the Lions Club. Prizes for most fish caught, biggest fish, best-dressed fishing person and best-looking fishing hat. Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon. Lions Club, Merryland Park, Rosemont, Md. For information, call Geri Reynolds at 1-301-834-7500, ext. 3.

Gospel guitar

Richard Kiser, gospel guitarist, will present a concert. Saturday, 7 p.m. St. John's United Church of Christ, 1811 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Child care will be offered and light refreshments will be served. Free-will offering. Call 1-717-263-8593.

Women's Ensemble

Antietam Women's Ensemble will present its spring concert. The program will include musical settings of poetry by Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll and others. Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg. $5. A portion of concert ticket proceeds will benefit local literacy efforts and the rebuilding of New Orleans public libraries. Go to


Shepfest will feature Sugarcult, and hip-hop and folk artists. The day will kick off with hip-hop groups Problem, Southern Boi and Solo 4. Local talent and Shepfest Battle of the Bands winners Jayme Salviati and Bland also will perform. Sunday, 1 to 5:30 p.m. Shepherd University's Butcher Center. Free. Call 1-304-876-5326.

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