Weekend Calendar

June 30, 2007

Heritage days

The second annual Mountain Top Heritage Days includes a parade today at 9 a.m. on Monterey Lane, an auction today at 11 a.m., and an "old-timers softball game" Sunday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Pen Mar baseball field. Fireworks will begin today at dusk at Fort Ritchie in Cascade. Also includes a Civil War encampment at the Lions Club park at Rolando Woods, food and craft vendors on Traceys' Corner, and entertainment. Today and Sunday. Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. For information, go to

Carousel show

The Miniature Carousel Builders Club will hold its sixth annual carousel show and meeting. Club members will display their miniature carousels. Today and Sunday. Valley Mall, Halfway.

Music festival

The three-day American Roots Music Festival features music on two outdoor stages from a variety of musical acts, including Melvin Seals & JGB, Donna Jean & The Tricksters, Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Quartet, David Gans, Juggling Suns, Cosmic Graffiti, Downhome Groove, The Next Step and others. Today and Sunday. Potomac Pavilion, 22 Temple Drive, Berkeley County, W.Va. The grounds are off Williamsport Pike near the Maryland-West Virginia state line. On-grounds camping is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $58; free for children 10 and younger. For information, go to


Discovery Station

Roger Keller will present "Music of the Civil War and Stories Behind the Music" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Today, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free for members. Museum admission is $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Garden tractor pull

Food will be sold. Bring lawn chairs. Today, 3 p.m. Two Top Ruritan, five miles south of Mercersburg, Pa., on Two Top Road. Free. Call 717-328-9837.

Auto racing

Firecracker Classic. Today, opens at 4 p.m., starts at 6 p.m. Mason Dixon Dragway, 21003 National Pike, U.S. 40, east of Hagerstown. For information, call 301-791-5193.

Jazz concert

The sixth annual Don Redman Heritage Awards and Concert will feature trombonist Curtis Fuller and saxophonist John Handy playing with the Howard Burns Quartet. Today, 6 p.m. Mather Training Center, Fillmore Street, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Free. Call 304-535-6298.

Hagerstown Speedway

42nd annual Johnny Roberts Memorial - 50 lap LM + LS, PS and fireworks. Today, 7:30 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $10, general admission; $15, reserved seats; $18, pit pass. Call 301-582-0640, send an e-mail to or go to

Ballroom dance

The Holders will perform during the Pen Mar Park summer concert series. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free.

Singin' The Bones

The quartet Singin' The Bones will perform a variety of music, including Appalachian folk, jazz standards, Delta blues, Scottish ballads, jug band tunes, Italian Renaissance pieces, bluegrass, Celtic madrigals, folk rock and gospel. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

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