Out & About

June 17, 2006

Fort Loudoun

Fort Loudoun will celebrate its 250th anniversary with music, re-enactors, demonstrations and displays. Bring lawn chairs. Food, period sutlers and a gift shop will be available. Today, Sunday, and June 23-25. State Historic Site of Fort Loudoun, Pa., North Brooklyn Road off U.S. 30, 13 miles west of Chambersburg. Call 717-369-3473 or go to

Fishin' Frenzy

The event features food, entertainment for children and a fishing extravaganza open to senior citizens, children and people with disabilities. Today, 8 a.m. Pangborn Park, Hagerstown. Call MIHI at 301-745-6444 or the City of Hagerstown at 301-739-8577, ext. 116.

Croquet fundraiser

Scoops & Wickets will feature ice cream and croquet for all ages, children's games, face painting, food and a silent auction. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brook Lane, 13218 Brook Lane Drive, northeast of Hagerstown. Money raised will be used to start a fund to build a new gymnasium on campus. Call Kay E. Hoffman at 301-733-0331, ext. 272, or send e-mail to


Art in the Park

The third annual Art in the Park will feature live music, arts and crafts for children, workshops, seminars and demonstrations. Free food will be available, and artists will display their work for sale. Today, noon to dusk; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. City Park band shell, Hagerstown. Free; donations will be accepted.

Saturday Plus

Robert Peters, aka The Reptile Man, will present a live demonstration of caring for and enjoying reptiles as pleasant pets during a Saturday Plus program. Audience participation with hands-on experience will be invited. Today, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Admission is $5 to $7. For reservations, call 301-790-0076 or send a fax to 301-790-0045.

Hagerstown Speedway

Hagerstown Speedway will host Shootout II - 40 lap LM plus Hoosier Daddy - 25 lap LS. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway. Tickets are $20 and $12. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

Cruise-in to Downtown

The third annual Classic and Custom Cars Cruise-In to Downtown in Martinsburg, W.Va., will feature hot rods, collectible convertibles and restored classic cars. Those who wish to participate in the cruise-in must register their vehicles at the former Martin's Food Market parking lot at the corner of Raleigh and South streets. Vehicles then will cruise into downtown Martinsburg, with cars arriving in downtown Martinsburg between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m., traveling on Queen Street between King and Race streets. Also features oldies music, vendors offering fair-type food and a birthday cake to commemorate the 143rd birthday of West Virginia's statehood. Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m. Downtown Martinsburg. Free; $10 registration fee for vehicles participating in the cruise-in.

Ballroom dance

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

Sunday gospel series

New Spirit Quartet will perform. Sunday, 7 p.m. Memorial Park band shell, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-3275.

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