Weekend Calendar

April 28, 2007

Market fair

The 13th annual 18th Century Market Fair features re-enactors, an encampment, living history demonstrations and entertainment. An auction of 18th-century items to benefit the Friends of Fort Frederick will be today at noon in front of the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. $4; $2 for ages 7 to 12; free for ages 6 and younger. Call 301-842-2155.

Spring craft show

The spring craft, flower and gift show will feature vendors of hand-crafted items. Raffle proceeds will go to Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley Inc. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free.

Used book sale

The Hagerstown branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual used book sale. Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. On Saturday, all books are half-price. On Sunday, fill a grocery bag with books for $5; or six bags for $20. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Sharpsburg Pike, Md. 65, south of Hagerstown.


Trains for everyone

Trains for children to operate, HO- and O-scale model railroads, artifacts, photos and more. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., U.S. 11, Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Gospel Explosion

A Gospel Explosion will feature 11 acts, including a Christian comedian, a poet and several dance groups. The Mighty Sons of Faith, a four-man vocal group from the Washington, D.C., area, will headline the concert. Today, 5 to 9 p.m. The Living Room, 50 Monroe St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $12 at the door; $25 for three tickets. Call Robert Richard II at 240-229-8665.

Hagerstown Speedway

Stanley Schetrompf Classic (Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series). Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $30 and $35. Call 301-582-0640, send an e-mail to or go to


Hagerstown Community College's Robinwood Players will present "Brigadoon," the Broadway musical about a mysterious Scottish village that appears for only one day every 100 years. Today, 8 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $7. Tickets will be sold at the door. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 271.

Benefit concert

The Antietam Women's Ensemble will present "What the World Needs Now: Songs of Love." The choir will sing 12 songs from around the world during a love-themed spring concert. Money raised at the concert will go toward local and global efforts to fight hunger. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, corner of Main and Church streets, Sharpsburg. Admission by donation. Suggested donation is $10. For information, go to

Mountain bike race

Nationally ranked mountain bikers will compete in the Greenbrier Challenge Mountain Bike Race. Today, registration at 7 a.m.; marathon race start at 8:15 a.m.; A race at 9 a.m.; B race at 10:30 a.m.; kids race at 11:45 a.m.; C race at 3:30 p.m. Greenbrier State Park, off U.S. 40, west of Hagerstown. Send an e-mail to or go to

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