Weekend calendar

May 04, 2007

Cruisin' the Cone Zone

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Country Roads Car Club will host Cruisin' the Cone Zone car show. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. There will also be music, games and more. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays through September. Somerset Village Shopping Center, next to Alex Chevrolet. Call Ron at 304-725-4141 or Bill at 304-229-7033.

First Friday Coffeehouse

First Friday Coffeehouse will feature Janet Griffin and Paul Harrison who will present folk fusion influenced by folk, pop, rock, blues and jazz music. Today 7:30 to 8 p.m. social and open-mic sign-up; 8 to 8:50 p.m. open-mic; 9:10 to 10 p.m. concert. Trinity United Methodist Church, 220 W. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Donations requested.

Studio tour

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The public is invited to see the work of 26 exhibitors at 10 working studio-galleries in Franklin County, Pa. Cumberland Valley Craftsmen Studio Tour is free and self-guided. Noon to 5 p.m. today and Sunday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Maps are available at the Council for the Arts and Thomas June Gallery; call 717-597-9685 or go to


Strawberry Fest '07

WILLIAMSPORT - Homewood at Williamsport's annual spring festival includes family fun, games, and more than 50 arts and crafts vendors. Food will be sold, including various strawberry treats. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave. For information, call Shannon Naylor at 301-582-1628.

Historic local postcards

Janet Dayhoff will present "Historic Postcards of Hagerstown and Washington County" during a Saturday Plus program. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, Hagerstown. Museum Ramble weekend, free admission. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Stonewall Jackson's victory

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Join staff and volunteers at Bolivar Heights Battlefield for a hike to School House Ridge Battlefield. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park's Bolivar Heights Battlefield. For information, call 304-535-6029.

May celebration

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Co-sponsored by Shepherdstown Music and Dance, and Shepherdstown Morris. The celebration includes a parade down German Street with musicians, Morris dancers, mythical figures, May dancers, costumed people, floats and wagons. The event ends at Rumsey Monument Park with a picnic, singing, Maypole dancing and Morris dancing. Saturday. Free. For complete schedule, call 304-263-2531.

Classical guitar

Chris Anderson will perform music by Bach, Villa-Lobos, Granados and others. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Trinity Lutheran Church, North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Freewill offering. Call 301-733-2878 or go to

Rohrersville Band concert

BOONSBORO - Rohresville Band kicks off its 170th season. 1 p.m. Saturday. Bast Furniture, 109 N. Main St. Free. For information, go to

Washington County Teen Idol

Come cheer on your favorite Teen Idol, as 20 participants take the stage. The winner will receive a trip to New York during the American Idol auditions in November. Profits will benefit Washington County Free Library and The Maryland Theatre. 7 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10 per person. Purchase tickets at The Maryland Theatre box office, 301-790-2000.

Model boat race

R/C Model Boaters of Baltimore will host its 2007 spring race. Racing from 8:30 a.m. until at least 5 p.m. Saturday, and 8:30 a.m. until at least 2 p.m. Sunday. Greenbrier State Park, U.S. 40 east of Hagerstown. Call 301-589-3854 or 410-939-6113.

Washington County Museum Ramble

Various museums in Washington County will be open. Many of the museums are open for free; however some might charge admission. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For information, call Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 301-791-3246.

French and Indian War encampment

Activities will feature 18th-century games, colonial toys, storytelling, Native American cultures, military drills and marching, colonial clothing, colonial soldiers, antique firearms display, colonial writing methods and open hearth cooking. Part of Museum Ramble. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Jonathan Hager House, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8393 or go to

Mason Dixon Dragway

Twenty-fourth annual Mopar event. Sunday 8 a.m. gates open, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. registration, noon racing, 3 p.m. awards. Mason Dixon Dragway, U.S. 40, National Pike, east of Hagerstown. For information, call 301-791-5193.

The West Woods

SHARPSBURG - Battlefield hike will begin near the New York State Monument and will focus on the fighting that occurred in and around the West Woods. 1:15 p.m. Sunday. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Call 301-432-5124.

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