Weekend Calendar

October 27, 2006

Creekside Manor Haunted House

WILLIAMSPORT - A haunted house for adults and a fun house for children. 7:30 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. KOA Campground. Ticket booth opens at 7 p.m. $12; ages 12 and older; fun house is free for children with a paying adult.

Haunted Hager House tours

The tours will feature stories of spooky occurrences at the Jonathan Hager House. 7, 8 and 9 p.m. today, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday. Jonathan Hager House, City Park, Hagerstown. $3; free for ages younger than 6. Reservations are required. Call 301-739-8393 or e-mail Some material may not be appropriate for ages 12 and younger.

Leitersburg Haunted House

LEITERSBURG - Walk through mazes with 25 to 30 minutes of thrills. Ticket sales start at 6:30 p.m.; tours begin at 7 p.m. and continue until last person exits today and Saturday. Old Leitersburg School. $10; free for small children. Call 301-766-0039.


Alsatia Mummers Parade

The parade will proceed along Hagerstown's Potomac Street, from the point at Oak Hill Avenue and Charles Street to Howard Street. 7 p.m. Saturday. Free. $5 general admission seats in the bleachers in front of Bester Elementary School and $10 for reserved seats. Reserved seats will be along South Potomac Street near Bester, in the area of Public Square and along North Potomac Street. For tickets, call 301-790-2000, go to or stop by The Maryland Theatre box office at 27 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Halloween Train

ROUZERVILLE, Pa. - A cast of ghosts and goblins waiting along the tracks will provide spooky fun for all ages. Hay rides also will be offered. Treats for children will be available. 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Red Run Park. Free, donations accepted.

Halloween Happening

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Hosted by Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission. In addition to a hayride, there will be a variety of games and activities for children, including costume judging, piatas, cake walks, crafts and more. A hotdog, chips, dessert and drink are included in the ticket price. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Sam Michael's Park, 1516 Job Corp Road. $5 per person. Call 304-728-3207.

Trick-or-treat with the Suns

The ballpark will be filled with spooky activities including a ghost stories booth, Halloween carnival games and a trick-or-treating path. Prizes will be awarded for the scariest, most unique and best overall costumes. 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Municipal Stadium, Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6266 or e-mail

Banjo concert

SHARPSBURG - A re-creation of a famous banjo contest from 1857. Banjo players from around the country will gather to compete and entertain. The contest is open to the public. 8 p.m. Saturday. Lawn of Pry House Field Hospital Museum at Antietam National Battlefield, Shepherdstown Pike. Tickets cost $3 or $5. All proceeds will benefit the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

Fall festival

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The festival includes children's events such as hayrides, clowns, balloons, face painting, games, minigolf and go-kart rides. There also will be craft vendors, a bake sale, fire engines from St. Thomas Fire and Rescue and motorcycles exhibited by the Christian Motorcycle Association. Joy Chorale will perform. Food will be sold. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Camp Joy El, 3741 Joy El Drive. Call 717-369-4539.

Apple butter festival

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - There will be arts and crafts, bake sale items, and apple butter. Breakfast served from 6 to 11 a.m. Saturday, lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department. Call 304-876-6038 or 304-876-6686.

Lights-on trick-or-treating

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Family fun without the fright. 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. $5 per child. Call 304-263-6766 or go to

Christmas Farm Toy and Craft Show

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The show will feature cars, trucks, farm, construction, banks, ERTL, Winross, scale model and spec-cast toys. Pedal tractor pull for children at 1 p.m. Sponsored by Nova Area Ruritan Club. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Rescue Hose Co. Special Events Center, 407 S. Washington St. $1; free for those younger than 12. Call Paul Kennedy at 717-597-7804 or Bob Bingaman at 717-597-5973.

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