A&E calendar

August 20, 2006

Meet the artist

Meet artist Jean Strike from 1 to 5 p.m. Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagers-town. Free. Call 301-797-6813.

Frederick Sports Expo

FREDERICK, Md. - The expo will feature Dock Dogs Big Air Dogs competition and open dock diving; also Maryland state chain saw carving extravaganza, dog agility demonstrations and Maryland trophy deer contest. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $7, adults; free for ages 12 and younger with adult admission. Go to

Rose Hill Day ice cream social

FREDERICK, Md. - The Children's Museum will host an ice cream social from noon to 3 p.m.; an antique car show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St. There is a fee for tours of the manor house and carriage museum; ice cream costs $1, and 50 cents for toppings; all other activities are free. Call 301-694-1650.

Fairplay Days

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


Ballroom dance concert

CASCADE - Four Easy Pieces will perform. 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park. Free.

Sunday gospel series

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

Classic rock music

FREDERICK, Md. - Hectic Red will perform. Snacks available. 7 p.m.; carillon concert at 6 p.m. Baker Park band shell. Free. Call 301-694-2489.

Band concert

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

Brush and Torch

FREDERICK, Md. - Husband and wife artists Griff and Mary Garwood exhibit their metal sculptures and watercolors. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 27. New Gallery at The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center.

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