Weekend Calendar

July 15, 2006


A two-week festival commemorating July 30, 1864 - the day Confederate soldiers torched downtown Chambersburg - and remembering the rebirth. Continues through July 30. Various locations in Chambersburg, Pa. Mostly free, with some individual event fees for participants. For a schedule, go to

Smithsburg Pride Days

Live music, crafts and food. Today, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Downtown Smithsburg. Call the Smithsburg Historical Society at 301-824-7154.

Celebrating the arts

Celebrate! The Arts at Old Market Day spans five blocks of Lincoln Way and Main Street, and includes crafts, food and a variety of live entertainment and children's events. Today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-261-0072.

Roundhouse Rail Days

The eighth annual Roundhouse Rail Days includes live music and a tribute to Sen. Robert C. Byrd. Today and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Martinsburg Roundhouse Center, 100 E. Liberty St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $5, adults; free for children 12 and younger. Tickets for musical entertainment for the day are $5, adults; free for children 12 and younger. Tickets will be sold at the front gate. Call 304-260-4141 or go to


Saturday Plus

Neal Bachtell will make a presentation based on his work for Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory/NASA projects as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Today, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Museum admission costs $5 to $7. For reservations, call 301-790-0076.

Summer concert

Drumtalk 39 will perform as part of the Summer Concerts in the Park series. Today, 5:30 p.m. Cacapon State Park, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Music by the Lake

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform. Today, 7 p.m. City Park band shell, Hagerstown. Free.

'Beatlemania Again'

A stage show featuring more than 35 of The Beatles' greatest hits performed live on stage in full costume. Today, 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $25. For tickets, call 301-790-3500, go to or visit the theater's box office.

Monster trucks

U.S. Hot Rod Monster Jam will be held this weekend. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Reserved seating for all ages is $18 in advance, $20 at the gate; general admission is $13 in advance, $15 at the gate, $5 for ages 2 to 12, and free for ages 23 months and younger seated on an adult lap.

Ballroom dance

Jim Powers will perform on the Yamaha organ. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free.

Old Masters lecture

"The How and Why of Provenance" features Mary Pixley, who will explain how provenance - a description of the time and place of a painting's production - helps uncover the hidden history of the Old Masters. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.

Gospel series

The Kauffmans will perform. Sunday, 7 p.m. Memorial Park band shell, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-3275 or 717-264-3367.

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