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Weekend Calendar

October 06, 2006

Appalachian Heritage Festival

The festival's theme is "Roots and Resistance. Headlining today's concert is Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys. Saturday's concert will feature David Morris and Elaine Purkey. Free workshops and activities will be held all day Saturday on the campus of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Today and Saturday, concerts at 8 p.m. Each concert costs $5 to $15. Events are free to Shepherd students with valid Rambler card. Call 304-876-5113.

Fly-in and Fairchild Aircraft reunion

See how aircraft are repaired, maintained and painted. View a display featuring part of the Hagerstown Aviation Museum's collection. Children between the ages of 8 and 17 can take a free flight with local pilots. Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hagerstown Aircraft Services, Hagerstown Regional Airport, north of Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-733-7604 or go to www.hagerstownaviationmuseum.org.

Hedgesville Heritage Day

The day will include food, clowns, pumpkin painting, live music, a book sale, children's activities and more. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hedgesville, W.Va.

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Barnyard Jamboree

Saturday's activities include food, antique tractors at 8 a.m., fishing derby hosted by MIHI at 9 a.m., equestrian riding demonstrations, children's games, petting zoo, bake sale, wagon rides and a silent auction. Sunday features a morning praise and worship service at 10:30 a.m., a groundbreaking ceremony at 12:30 p.m., antique tractor parade, model horse show. Saturday and Sunday. Star Community, 13757 Broadfording Church Road. Call 301-791-0011.

Infantry weekend

Living history volunteers from the 23rd Virginia Infantry will re-create the life of a Civil War soldier. Also weapons and tactics demonstrations and ongoing interpretation in the camp throughout the day. Special children's program each day at noon at the Visitors Center. Saturday and Sunday. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Call 301-432-4124 or go to www.nps.gov/anti/home.htm.

Apple Butter Festival

The 33rd annual Apple Butter Festival will feature demonstrations of apple butter making, vendors and entertainment. Bricks from the Morgan County Courthouse, which was destroyed in an Aug. 8 fire, will be sold for $10 each. A parade will be Saturday at 9 a.m., beginning at Berkeley Springs High School and ending at the old train station on William Street. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call the Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce at 304-258-3738 or go to www.berkeleysprings.com/apple.

Country Roads Folk Festival

Eleven artists are scheduled to perform at the seventh annual Country Roads Folk Festival. Sunday, noon to 10 p.m. Almost Heaven Farm, off W.Va. 9, Kearneysville, W.Va. Free; donations accepted. $10 overnight camping fee. Call Maureen Harrigan at 304-267-7963 or go to MoFolk.com.

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