Weekend calendar

August 25, 2006

Antique tractor show

Annual show hosted by Washington County Antique Tractor Club. Events on Saturday and Sunday include a flea market, craft vendors, working machinery displays and an antique tractor parade. Garden tractor pull at 5:30 p.m. today; antique tractor pull at 4 p.m. and kids games at 1 p.m. Saturday; kids pedal pull at 1 p.m., bake sale at 3 p.m. Sunday. Food will be sold. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Md. 65, seven miles south of Hagerstown. Call 301-491-5054 or go to

NewSong Festival

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Concerts, academy and open-mic music. Today through Sunday. Various locations in and around Shepherdstown. For information and ticket prices, go to

Spud Fest

The festival will begin with the harvesting of potatoes using a draft horse team. After the potato harvest, visitors can watch as homemade potato chips are sliced and cooked and homemade ice cream is churned. Chips, ice cream and potato candy will be available. 10 a.m. Saturday. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum's windmill site, Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown. Call 240-313-2839.


Artillery weekend

BIG POOL - The artillery weekend will feature park staff and volunteers demonstrating the loading and firing of a British 6-pound cannon of the French and Indian War period. Cannon firing demonstrations will be presented throughout the weekend, as well as programs explaining the significance of artillery in the history of Fort Frederick. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road. Service charge. Call 301-842-2155 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Music by the Lake

Wing and a Prayer will perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. City Park band shell, Hagerstown. Free.

Country music concert

Craig Morgan will perform. The Knight Brothers will open the show. 5 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Community College Alumni Amphitheatre, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $17.50 to $35. Purchase tickets at the HCC bookstore or go to

Modern jazz

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The Eric Byrd Trio will perform modern jazz, the last concert of the Summer Concerts in the Park series. 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Berkeley Springs State Park. Free. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Williamsport Days

WILLIAMSPORT - The event includes craft and food vendors, magic shows, living history presentations and live music. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Cruise-in, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Byron Memorial Park and Cushwa Basin. Call 301-223-7711, ext. 212.


Celebrates the area's German heritage with Bavarian food and entertainment. A volksmarch - a noncompetitive walk - will be held. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $5 per day; free admission for children 12 and younger with a paying adult. Tickets are available at the door. For a complete schedule, call 301-739-8577, ext. 116, or go to

Everybody's Day

CASCADE - Everybody's Day high-lights include the Martinsburg Jazz Orchestra, a jitterbug contest at 2:30 p.m., and a waltz contest at 4 p.m. Festivities begin at noon Sunday. Pen Mar Park.

Renfrew Jazz Festival

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - This year's concert features saxophone player and flutist David "Fathead" Newman; guitarist Paul Bollenback; singer Chris McNulty; bassist Ed Howard; and drummer Willie Jones III. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The lawn behind Renfrew Museum, 1010 E. Main St. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 717-762-0373.

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