Weekend calendar

April 13, 2007

Rolling Coyotes

KEEDYSVILLE - The Rolling Coyotes will perform a variety of music. Today, open mic 7 p.m., 8 p.m. concert. Salem United Methodist Church, 25 S. Main St. $5 to $10 donation requested. Food will be sold. Call 301-432-7984.

Murder mystery dinner

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - When a historic house is demolished in Waynesboro, a Civil War diary is discovered. Did it belong to Frederick Douglass? The answers will emerge during the performance of "The Douglass Diary," a murder mystery dinner presented by Waynesboro Historical Society. 6 p.m. today. Waynesboro Country Club. $30, includes a three-course dinner and the show. Purchase tickets at Oller House, 138 W. Main St., or by calling 717-762-1747.

Concert for children and families

APPLES for Children will present a family concert with musician and early educator, Mr. Al. Today, 6 p.m. children's table activities; 7 p.m. concert. Northern Middle School, 701 Northern Ave., Hagerstown. Free. The first 75 families arriving at the school after 6 p.m. will receive a free CD of Mr. Al's music. Call 301-733-0000, ext. 103.


Art in Bloom

Art in Bloom features floral interpretations of 23 works of art by garden club members who drew inspiration from works at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Children's workshops will be held on creating floral interpretations. Preview 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. Show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. The preview costs $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Proceeds benefit the museum. Contact Donna Rastelli at

Trains for Everyone

The exhibit will feature trains for children to operate, plus HO- and O-scale model railroads, artifacts, photographs and more. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Shriners Circus

Ali Ghan Shriners will hold its 52nd Shriners Circus. This year's show will feature George Hubler 3-Ring International Circus. 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Advance tickets cost $6; $8 at the door; free for ages younger than 12.

The Reptile Man

Robert Peters, known as The Reptile Man, will lead a Saturday Plus program. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, Hagerstown. Free with museum admission, which costs $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Renfrew Museum season opening

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Visitors can tour Renfrew Museum, Toll Gate House and John Burns cabin. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Renfrew Museum, 1010 E. Main St. Admission costs $5; $4.50, ages 65 and older; $3.50, ages 7 and older. For information, call 717-762-4723.

Mason Dixon Dragway

First points race. 9 a.m., juniors 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., class cars 2 p.m. Saturday. Mason Dixon Dragway, U.S. 40, 21003 National Pike, east of Hagerstown. For information, call 301-791-5193.

Mercersburg Area Community Chorus

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Mercersburg Area Community Chorus will present its spring concert. The group will be joined by soloists Theresa Severin, Tracy VanFleet, Corey Rotz and Alex Helsabek in a program featuring Verdi's "Requiem." 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Mercersburg Academy Chapel, 300 E. Seminary St. Freewill offering. Call 717-328-2324.

Revolutionary War re-enactment

BIG POOL - Members of the 4th Continental Light Dragoons will garrison the fort and demonstrate the life of Continental soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Saturday and Sunday. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road. Call 301-842-2155.

Healthy kids day at YMCA

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Healthy Kids Day will feature a one-kilometer fun run and walk at 2 p.m. Sunday, with activities for the whole family, including Phantom Shadow inflatables, a climbing wall and a variety of vendors. Chambersburg YMCA. For information, call 717-263-8508.

Children's choral concert

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Sleepy Creek Children's Choir and Living Springs Chorale will give a combined concert. 3 p.m. Sunday. Berkeley Springs HIgh School. Call 304-258-7792 or 304-258-9415 or 304-258-3031.

Burnside Bridge hike

SHARPSBURG - The ranger-led program will follow the new trail on the eastern side of Antietam Creek and will explore the numerous attempts by the Federal forces to carry the bridge during the Civil War Battle of Antietam. 1:15 p.m. Sunday. Meet at auto tour stop nine, Antietam National Battlefield.

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