Weekend Calendar

March 02, 2007

Make Me Laugh comedy weekend

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Beadle One Entertainment will present Make Me Laugh all-star comedy weekend with Seaton Smith, Matt Wilder and Sonny. Music by Tracy G. 8 p.m. today. Georgia Boys Caf & Lounge, 3058 Charles Town Road, W.Va. 9. $15. Call 240-367-7713.

"Free Blacks in Berkeley County"

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Paul Planchon of the Berkeley County Historical Society will give a lecture on the most recent Berkeley Journal entitled "Free Blacks in Berkeley County and the Black Community of Douglass Grove. 1 p.m. Saturday. Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St.

Hagerstown Speedway

Octoberfest qualifier: big block modified race cars and late models, 30 laps each. 1 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $15 to $20. Rain date is Sunday, March 4. Call 301-582-0640, e-mail or go to


Children's concert and art workshop

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present its annual family concert featuring musical storytellers of Tales & Scales in "Just Beyond the Junkyard." 5 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Prior to the concert, a special children's event will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Discovery Station. The event will feature "It's not Junk, It's Art!" children's workshop. $5 materials fee. Tickets for the concert cost $20, adults; $12, ages 12 and younger. For tickets, call the box office at 301-797-4000 or visit the box office at 30 W. Washington St., Hagerstown.

Latin jazz concert

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band will perform. 8 p.m. Saturday. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. $20, $10 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Buy tickets at The Capitol Theatre box office at 717-263-0202, go to the Cumberland Valley School of Music Web site at or purchase at the door.

Coin show

Coin show will feature the buying, selling and trading of coins, currency, stamps and postcards. Sponsored by the Interstate Coin Club. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 4. Grand Venice Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free.

Organ recital

Mary Ward will perform works by Bach, Binge, Buxtehude, Callahan, Gershwin, Lang, Langlais, Massenet, Peloquin, Purvis, Thornhill and others. The concert will celebrate the 59-rank, 3,737-pipe vintage Mller organ. 3 p.m. Sunday. St. John's Lutheran Church, 141 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Children are welcome, and child care is available if desired. Freewill offering.

Gallery Quartet

The Gallery Quartet - violinists Mark Kapeluck and Carl Tretter, violist Jere Stern and cellist Douglas Wolters - will be joined by violist Frederick Shoup and cellist Robert Wright in a performance of two string sextets. The program will feature Grande Sestetto Concertante by Mozart and Sextet No. 1, Op. 18, by Brahms. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

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