Weekend Calendar

September 01, 2006

Ox roast

The 72nd annual Quincy Ox Roast will feature food, games and free entertainment. Today's highlights include the Knuckledusters Band, bluegrass night at 7:30 p.m., with an open-mic jam preceding the show at 5 p.m.

Other highlights include:

· Saturday - Cruzzz Car show; Glenn and The Gemtones, '50s night, 8 and 9:30 p.m.

· Sunday - All-Ford car show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Key Largo, '50s, '60s and country, 1 to 3 p.m.; Twin Hill Express, bluegrass and country, 7 and 8:30 p.m.; cake walks and prizes during the performances.

· Monday - Community yard sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; family-style ox roast dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. until sold out, tickets sold at the door; Whirly Bird Square Dance Club, noon to 2 p.m.; The Bumble Family, gospel music, 3 to 5 p.m.


Quincy Community Center, off Pa. 997 north of Waynesboro, Pa. Proceeds will benefit Quincy's streetlights. Free admission and parking. Call 717-749-7199.


First Friday Coffeehouse will kick off its fall season with the duo Tom Proutt and Emily McCormick. The feature act will be preceded by a 60-minute open mic. Today, social and open mic sign up at 7:30 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 220 W. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-263-9215.

Saturday Plus

Dairy activist Betsy Herbst will present "Making Fun Ice Cream" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. The recipe will be provided. Saturday, 1 ,2 and 3 p.m. Discovery Station at Hagerstown, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Program is free with paid museum admission. Call 301-790-0076.

Music in the Mountains

The U.S. Marine Band's contemporary country music ensemble Free Country will perform. Saturday, 6 p.m. Cavalier Visitors Center, Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) National Historical Park. Free. Bring chairs, blankets and picnic food. No rain dates are scheduled. Call 304-535-6298.

Hagerstown Speedway

Twenty-first annual McBee/Hays Championship, 44-lap LM plus LS and PS. Saturday, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Admission costs $12 to $20. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

Agriculture exhibit

"To Grow, Harvest and Saw: The Story of Agriculture and Area Industries from 1850 to the Present" is the title of this year's exhibit. Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.; Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Waynesboro Area Industrial Museum, 235 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, Pa. To schedule a tour, call 717-762-2751.

Ballroom dance

The Headliners will perform. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free.

Gospel music

Blessed Friends and Country Christians will perform gospel music beginning Sunday at 4 p.m. Fireworks begin Sunday at 8 p.m. State Historic Site of British Fort Loudoun, North Brooklyn Road off U.S. 30, Fort Loudon, Pa. The rain date is Monday at 8 p.m. Call 717-369-3473.

Labor Day picnic

Bring a picnic service and side dishes. Regular and vegetarian hamburgers and hot dogs will be sold at 2 p.m. The Rohrersville Band will perform from 4 to 5 p.m. Jefferson County Commissioner Rusty Morgan will speak. Sponsored by the Shepherdstown Men's Club. Monday, 1 to 5 p.m. Morgan's Grove Park pavilion, W.Va. 480, Shepherdstown, W.Va.

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