Weekend Calendar

June 08, 2007

Children's movie

"Barnyard," the original party animal movie, will be shown. Rated PG. 8:30 p.m. today. Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Stadium seating is available, but attendees are welcome to bring a blanket to spread out on the grass. Concessions will be sold. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 262.

Space exploration update

Neal Bachtell will present "Space Exploration Update" during a Saturday Plus program. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free for annual membership or museum admission. Admission, $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Strawberry festival

ROHRERSVILLE - Rohrersville Ruritan Club will hold its strawberry festival featuring food and entertainment by Rohrersville Band and the Harmonizers, yard sale items and crafts. Held rain or shine. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Rohrersville Ruritan Park. Call 301-432-8517 or 301-733-8741.


Renaissance festival

More than 200 re-enactors will be at Highland River Melees. The encampment is open and free to the public. Living history demonstrations; artisans in period dress will produce weaving, calligraphy and illumination, glass bead making, arms and armor. Highlight of the day is a tournament of knights. Merchants will sell their period wares. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Jonathan Hager House & Museum, City Park, Hagerstown. Hager House tours cost $3, adults; $1, ages 6 to 12; $2 senior citizens. Call 301-739-8393 or e-mail

Contemporary Christian music

Real Life Community Church will hold Jesus Jam I at the band shell at Hagerstown's City Park from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Featured contemporary Christian bands include Faith Child, Mt. Nebo Praise Team, Common Clay and Ps. 150. Face painting, balloons, food and drink will be available. For information, call 301-739-5703.

Auto racing

USAC Wingless Sprints plus LM. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $25 and $30. Call 301-582-0640, e-mail or go to

Artillery weekend

SHARPSBURG - Living history volunteers portraying Col. Stephen D. Lee's battalion will discuss the role of artillery at Antietam. Firing demonstrations will be held throughout the weekend. Saturday and Sunday. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Call 301-432-5124.

Harmony Road

FOXVILLE - Mount Bethel United Methodist Church will hold a spring festival with gospel bluegrass music by Harmony Road. Food and baked goods will be sold. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Mount Bethel United Methodist Church's picnic grounds, Stottlemyer Road.

Mighty Mo car show

SHARPSBURG - A pre-1967 hot rod and muscle car show, with oldies music, the original Marriott Hot Shoppes "Mighty Mo" a double-decker hamburger, and the release of "Rt. 75/80 Dragway" and "Beltsville Drive-In" limited edition art prints. Cruise-in 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; car show noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 10. Antietam Gallery, Md. 34 between Sharpsburg and Shepherdstown, W.Va. Call 301-432-5868.

Railroad Heritage Days

A celebration of Hagerstown's railroad history. Highlights include trains for kids to run, trains of Christmas, model train layouts include HO- and O-gauge, H&F Trolley 168, 40&8 locomotive. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665 or go to

June Jubilee Car Show

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The event will feature cars, food, crafts, kids rides and Ronald McDonald show. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $12 for cars registered in advance, $15 on the day of the show. The first 125 entries receive a 20th-anniversary T-shirt, dash plaque, food and putt-putt golf coupons. Vehicles must be 1979 or older and finished. War Memorial Park off Tennessee Avenue. For a registration form, call 304-264-4842.

Military band

Red, White and Blue summer concert series will feature the 229th U.S. Army National Guard Band. Food will be sold. 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

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