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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 www.cumberlandvalleycrafts.org.

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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 www.discoverystation.org.

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 www.tlchag.org.

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 www.angelfire.com/md/rohrersvilleband.

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 www.hagerhouse.org.

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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