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Out & About

April 29, 2006

Library book sale

Friends of the Shepherdstown Library will hold its annual spring book sale. Today, 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.

'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. Today, 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. Today, 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 www.coinshows.com/waynesboro_wcc.html .

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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. Today, 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. Today, 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.

Trains for everyone

The exhibit will include HO- and O-scale model railroad, trains for children, photographs, artifacts, railroad equipment and more. Today 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.

Antietam 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. Today, 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 www.antietamwomensensemble.org .

2006 House and Garden Tour

Shenandoah-Potomac Garden Council's house and garden tour features several properties in Berkeley and Jefferson counties in West Virginia. Today and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Tickets for the entire tour cost $18 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and younger. Admission to a single home is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets can be purchased at any of the homes on the tour. Brochures listing the homes and their addresses are available at Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, 29 Keyes Ferry Road, Suite 200, in Charles Town, W.Va., and Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 229A E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. For information, call Giulia Tencalla at 1-304-728-6796 or go to www.houseandgardentours.com .

18th Century Market Fair

The Market Fair will highlight what the fort was like between 1730 and 1790. Today, 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.

Shepfest

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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