Out & About

June 16, 2006

Book signing

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Mary Sharratt will sign copies of her novel, "The Vanishing Point." A free book will be raffled to an audience member who comes dressed in period costume. Today. 5 to 7 p.m. Book Crossing, 2 E. Potomac St.

Trains for kids to run

The exhibit features Thomas the Tank Engine, a McDonald's Train, a circus train and an Amtrak train on an O-gauge railroad designed for children to operate. Also, an indoor riding train for small children. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Admission is $3.50, adults; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; and free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Fort Loudoun 250th

FORT LOUDON, Pa. - British Fort Loudoun celebrates its 250th anniversary with music, re-enactors, demonstrations and displays. Bring lawn chairs. Food, period sutlers and a gift shop will be available. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through June 25. State Historic Site of Fort Loudoun, Pa. For information, call 1-717-369-3473 or go to


Bread baking

BARDANE, W.Va. - The Peter Burr Bread Bakers' Guild will bake bread. Varieties include rustic white, whole wheat, raisin spice, multigrain and sourdough cornbread. Bread costs $5 for a 2-pound loaf. Today and Saturday. Peter Burr House Living History Farm. Follow W.Va. 9 to Burr Industrial Park, turn right on East Burr Road and follow it to the end, then follow the signs.

Antique and craft show

NEW OXFORD, Pa. - More than 160 dealers and permanent shops will sell antiques. Saturday. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Center square and adjacent streets of New Oxford. Call 1-717-624-2800 or go to

Car, motorcycle show

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Dash plaques and goodie bags will be given to the first 100 registrants. Door prizes, music, food, Chinese auction, moon bounce for children. Participant judging, trophies for first and second place in each class. Saturday. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Calvary Assembly of God, 8234 Woodsboro Pike, Md. 194. $10 vehicle registration. Free to the public. Call 1-301-845-4239 or 1-301-898-7433 or e-mail

Car racing

Shootout II - 40 lap LM plus Hoosier Daddy - 25 lap LS. Saturday. 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $12 and $20. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

Jazz brunch

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Beans in the Belfry will host a Sunday jazz brunch with Woodshedders, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 1-301-834-7178 or go to

Ballroom dance concert

CASCADE - Just Friends will perform. Sunday. 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park. Call 301-791-1551.

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