Weekend calendar

March 16, 2007

Comedy and magic

Friends of Safe Place, Washington County's Child Advocacy Center will present an evening of comedy and magic with nationally-recognized and award-winning magicians. The evening's acts are Antje Pode, Ron Geoffries, Tony Chapek, Jay Sterling and Lynn Trefzger. 7 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown. $20. Purchase tickets at the box office at 27 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown; or go to

Minstrel show

CLEAR SPRING - Clear Spring Lions Club will present its annual minstrel and variety show, "Lions Travel Through Time." 8 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Clear Spring High School auditorium. $5; $3 children; free for preschoolers. Call 301-842-2303 or 301-582-1946, or purchase at the door.

Saint Patrick's craft

Patricia Beard, retired teacher and co-owner of Whimsical Wishes, will lead a Saint Patrick's Day-themed craft class. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, Hagerstown. Programs are free with museum admission. Admission costs $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to


Flower, garden show

Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will present its 13th annual flower and garden show. The show will feature vendors, seminars and demonstrations. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation, and Community Center, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $4; free for ages younger than 12. Proceeds benefit the HCC Alumni Amphitheater. Call Lisa Stewart at 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

Bluegrass music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre will present a concert by Hickory Ridge and Twin Hill Express. 7 p.m. Saturday. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, The Barn, 118 Walnut St. $10; free for ages younger than 12. Call 717-762-4711.

Andy Angel Quintet

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Historical Society is sponsoring a dance and concert featuring the Andy Angel Quintet. The quintet plays big band tunes with elements of jazz and swing. 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Waynesboro Eagles Club, 22 E. Main St. $20. Open to ages 21 and older. For tickets, call Barbara Gaydick at 717-762-5531 or Mary Jane Weagly at 717-762-4025. Proceeds benefit Waynesboro Historical Society.

Gospel concert

A concert featuring local gospel soloists and choirs. Funds will benefit Activities for Life Health & Fitness Center, a center for nutrition, wellness and exercise programs. 6 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $12; $5, ages 12 to 5; free for ages 4 and younger. Purchase tickets at the door. Call Sylvia Bell at 301-733-8410 or Linda Brooks at 301-797-4310.

Aviation reception

Hagerstown Aviation Museum is hosting a reception featuring the Fairchild C-82. Visitors will be able to see and enter the plane. Frank Lamm, who piloted the plane on its flight to Hagerstown, will describe the flight. The public is invited; light refreshments will be served. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Aircraft Services, 14235 Oak Springs Road, Hagerstown. Go to

Acoustic concert

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Atlantic Crossing will perform the music of New England, Quebec, maritime Canada and the British Isles during a Blue Moon Sundays concert. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner from 6 to 7 p.m., concert begins at 7 p.m. Sunday. Blue Moon Cafe, North Princes Street. $10 per person. For reservations, call 304-876-1920.

Grace and the Blues on This Sexy Planet

Poets Rob Carney and Grace Cavalieri and The Don Oehser Trio will present "Grace and Blues on this Sexy Planet," the second session of the new series A Change of Pace: Poetry and Jazz. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

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