Weekend Calendar

March 10, 2007

Tractor club show

The eighth annual Washington County Antique Tractor Club Spring Show will feature antique tractors, lawn and garden tractors, house and farm tools and equipment, and Tri-State tractor pullers. A children's tractor pedal pull will be today at 6:30 p.m. Continues through Sunday. Valley Mall, Halfway. Call 301-790-2422.

Penguin party

Berkeley County's Operation Tadpole will sponsor a penguin-themed party and puppet show. There will be hands-on activities, crafts, games, mask- making and other activities throughout the day. There also will be performances by local choruses, gymnasts and martial artists. Today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; puppet show at 11 a.m., and 1 and 2:30 p.m. Martinsburg (W.Va.) Mall. Call 304-267-3595.

Hagerstown Speedway

Late models and Octoberfest qualifier, small block modified, 30 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 www.hagerstownspeed


Benefit concert

The Home Builders Association of Washington County will present the third annual benefit concert and auction for Safe Place, the Washington County Child Advocacy Center. Headlining this year's event will be '70s band Exile. Tori Anderson and Possum Holler will open. There also will be silent and live auctions of items autographed by country artists. Today, doors open at 5:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $20; $15 in advance. All tickets are general admission. Purchase tickets by calling 301-739-0135 or go to

Irish dancers

The Magic of Ireland dancers will present a show full of traditional Irish dancing. Today, 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $45 and $50. For information or tickets, call 301-790-2000.

Eartha Kitt

Eartha Kitt will perform to celebrate her 80th birthday and the 80th year of the Weinberg Center for the Arts. Today, 8 p.m. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $30 to $50. For tickets, call the Weinberg box office at 301-228-2828, go to or stop by the box office today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or one hour before the show.

Comedy performances

Kam, Seaton Smith, Matt Wilder, Chad Beadle and Ayanna Dookie are the featured comedians. Music will be provided by Tracy G. Today, 9 p.m. Break Away II Sports Lounge, 13726 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. $10. For tickets or information, call 240-420-6550 or 240-367-7713, or go to

Walker Bros. Circus

This year's show features Lucio, South America's clown prince of comedy, 9-year-old juggler Paulo, Miss Sashi and her trained Liberty Ponies, and other acts. Sunday, 2 and 4:30 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $14; $5, students; free for ages 14 and younger with one paid adult. Tickets will be sold at the door. Call 800-528-6577.

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