Weekend Calendar

February 24, 2007

Maple Sugar Festival

The festival includes a sap-to-syrup demonstration and children's activities. Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast and lunch served today from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Plumb Grove. Fairview Outdoor School, 12808 Draper Road, Clear Spring. Plumb Grove is within walking distance. Call 301-766-8138.

Telescope clinic

The Tri-State Astronomers amateur astronomy club will host a telescope clinic. Bring your telescope and all parts and instruction manuals and learn how to use it. Today, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Following the clinic, there will be a bonus program, "Understanding Moon Phases," as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. The clinic is free with $3 admission. Call 301-988-9828 or go to or

Hagerstown Speedway

LM and Syracuse Qualifier Modified - 35 laps each. Today, 1 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $15 to $20. Rain date is Sunday. Call 301-582-0640, send an e-mail to or go to


Water tasting

The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting features bottled and city water from across the United States and 11 countries, including Armenia, New Zealand, Sweden, Argentina, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Brazil, Tasmania and the Philippines. Today, tasting of municipal waters at 2:30 p.m., followed by purified drinking water and bottled waters. Winners will be announced at a public awards reception at 9 p.m. The evening concludes with audience members gathering samples to take home. The Country Inn, 1 Market St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 800-447-8797 or go to

Scholarship pageants

Eight women will compete for titles of Miss Berkeley County and Miss North Eastern. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $10, adults; $5, ages 12 and younger.

Night of Legends

David Lane performs as Dean Martin, Wayne Curtis plays Roy Orbison, Bob James sings as Neil Diamond and Chris Presley plays Elvis Presley. Today, 8 to 11 p.m. Hagerstown Cineplex 10, 20135 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. $20; portion of proceeds will go to Stop the Violence, which fights domestic violence. For tickets, call 301-797-7270.

Toy, train, doll show

The Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club and Sandy & Bill's Toybox will sponsor their eighth annual toy, train and doll show. Sunday, early birds at 8 a.m.; show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Scotland Community Center, Main Street, Scotland, Pa. $2.50, adults; free for those younger than 12; $5 early bird admission. Call Bill or Sandy Robinson at 717-264-3081 or send an e-mail to

All for Justice Benefit

Five regional rock bands will perform to raise money for the medical expenses incurred by 4-month-old Justice Stotler. The bands performing include Nuthin Yet, Metaghius, Rich Hannon, Deadlocked and Jester. Sunday 1:45 to 7 p.m. or later. The New Delmar Inn, 16715 National Pike, west of Hagerstown on U.S. 40. Donation requested. Food and beverages will be sold. For information, send an e-mail to event organizer Michelle Dutrow at

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