Out & About

June 10, 2006

Celebrate Community

Today's event includes live music; activities for children and youth; Deja Vu Skate Shop from 1 to 3 p.m. with skateboard demonstration and skate gear; Frank Culler magic show at 2 p.m.; and Youth Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. featuring local teen bands and other performances. Main stage entertainment includes Scott Silbert, jazz; Nicole and Dee Swartwood from "The Socialites;" The Majestics Gospel Band; and others. Taylor Park, Taylor Drive near the Red Bird Restaurant, Keedysville. St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church will host an organ recital and handbell concert from 4 to 5 p.m. Go to

Worship service

An interfaith worship service will be held to celebrate community. Today, 9 a.m. Dunker Church at Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg.

Railroad Heritage Days

Steam and diesel locomotives, cabooses, Hagerstown and Frederick trolley, antique firetrucks, Kyle the Robot Engineer, trains for kids to run, indoor riding trains for small children, HO- and O-scale model railroads. Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown, and Hagerstown Railroad Museum, City Park, Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 through 12; free for ages 3 and younger. City Park events are free.


Strawberry festival

The festival will feature strawberries, ice cream, shortcake, pies, soups, country ham and other sandwiches. Today, 10 a.m. Ringgold Ruritan Club, Windy Haven Road, Ringgold. Call Louise Frey at 301-824-3881.


The event features contemporary Christian musicians, food, children's activities and craft vendors; open mic at 8 p.m. Today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Smithsburg Fire Co. carnival grounds, Smithsburg. Call 301-824-3685.

Renaissance festival

Medieval viking traditions such as combat archery, fencing, weaving and bead making will be performed by hundreds of re-enactors at the 17th annual Renaissance Festival. Today, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grounds of City Park and Jonathan Hager House and Museum, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8393.

Painted greeting cards

Robert Wantz will present "Watercolor Greeting Cards" during a Saturday Plus program. Today, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Admission costs $5 to $7.

June Jubilee

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks & Recreation hosts the 19th annual June Jubilee Car Show and Arts & Crafts Festival. Food vendors, children's rides and park concessions. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. War Memorial Park, off Tennessee Avenue, Martinsburg, W.Va. Advance registration for cars costs $10 per vehicle or $12 on the day of the show. Call 304-264-4842.

Ballroom dance

Arrow Trio will perform. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Call 301-791-1551.

229th Army Band

The 229th Army Band will perform during the Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association Red, White and Blue Concert Series. Sunday, 3:30 p.m. HCC Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Seating is available, concertgoers may bring blankets and lawn chairs for grass seating.

Gospel series

Randy Simpson will perform. Sunday, 7 p.m. Memorial Park band shell, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-3275.

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