Weekend Calendar

August 18, 2006

Niagara Movement

Events at Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) National Historical Park. Admission to the park and the events is free. Free shuttle service will be provided from the park's Visitor Center off U.S. 340 to the grounds of Storer College from today at 5 p.m. through the close of the commemoration on Sunday. For a complete schedule, go to

Motorsports event

See monster trucks, Jet Jeep and motocross freestyles. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Tickets is $10 for adults; free for ages 12 and younger. Call 240-313-2839.

Fairplay Days

The tournament will include five classes of jousting competition. Food also will be sold, and craft vendors will be available. Saturday and Sunday, noon. Old Tilghmanton Tournament Grounds, Manor Church Road, Fairplay. Call 301-582-1005.

Festival of Magic

Nine performers are slated for the Festival of Magic. Performers include Grant Berry, David Bowers, Dean Burkett, Khan Du and Company, Jerry Mullenix, Louis Paul, Derrick Robey, John Swomley and Hugh McVeagh. Saturday, 3 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10. Call 301-790-2000.


Martinsburg Bike Night

The motorcycle ride starts at Martinsburg Mall Saturday at 5 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m. in downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. Registration is in the mall parking lot from 3 to 5 p.m. Road closings from 2 to 11 p.m. are on Queen Street from King to Race streets; King Street one block in each direction from Queen Street; and Burke Street one block in each direction from Queen Street. Call 304-262-4200.

Concert in the park

Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys will perform traditional Creole, accordion and R&B music, part of Summer Concerts in the Park. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Berkeley Springs State Park, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Hagerstown Speedway

Regular show plus 4 Cylinder Demolition Derby. Saturday, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Admission costs $9 to $18. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

Outdoor concert

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will present an outdoor concert. Saturday, 8 p.m. Bolivar Heights at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Free.

Ballroom dance

Four Easy Pieces will perform. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free.

Sunday gospel series

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

Community band

Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform, featuring clarinet soloist Katherine Seman. Selections include music by Weber, Scanomin, Althouse and Smith. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

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