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Weekend Calendar

July 07, 2007

Classic car show

The Chevy International and Worldwide Camaro Club is holding its 33rd annual convention. Hosted by the Heart of Maryland Classic Chevy Club. Today and Sunday. Clarion Hotel and Conference Center Antietam Creek, Hagerstown.

Founder's Day

The Sharpsburg Historical Society invites the public to help celebrate the 244th anniversary of the founding of Sharpsburg at Sharpes Burgh Founder's Day. The event includes historical exhibits and lectures, including "Explore Your Sharpsburg Family Roots" from noon to 1 p.m. and "The History of C&O Canal Boatsman Daniel Mose" from 2 to 3 p.m. Cake and coffee will be available from 10 to 11 a.m. Today. Sharpsburg Town Hall. Call Jennifer Silbert at 301-432-7984.

Discovery Station

Tri-State Astronomers will present "Features of the Moon" 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 or with museum admission. Admission, $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.org.

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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., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 through 12. Call 301-739-4665.

Tractor pull

The Washington County Tractor Pullers Association will host a tractor pull. Today, opens at 4 p.m.; event starts at 6 p.m. Mason Dixon Dragway, 21003 National Pike, U.S. 40, east of Hagerstown. Call 301-791-5193.

Hagerstown Speedway

Cornett Tribute - 20 laps PS plus LM and LS. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $10 general admission, $18 pit, $15 reserved seat. Call 301-582-0640, send an e-mail to info@hagerstownspeedway.com or go to www.hagerstownspeedway.com.

Music by the Lake

The Music by the Lake summer concert series begins with music by the South Mountain String Band, a group from Hedgesville, W.Va., that performs mountain music, with dancing by the Rock Candy Cloggers. Today, 7 p.m. City Park band shell, Hagerstown.

MSO at the battlefield

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present the 22nd annual Salute to Independence concert. The orchestra will perform patriotic favorites, including "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Maryland, My Maryland" and "Fanfare for the Common Man." Today, concert begins at 7:30 p.m.; fireworks begin about 9:45 p.m. Antietam National Battlefield, north of Sharpsburg. Free; donations will be accepted. Go to www.marylandsymphony.org.

Car and truck show

The Rouzerville (Pa.) Lions Club car and truck show features cars, trucks and music by Mike Embly of Coast-2-Coast Productions. Sunday, registration from 9 to 11 a.m.; participant voting closes at 1 p.m.; trophies awarded at 3 p.m. Hooverville Elementary School parking lot, Pa. 16 between Rouzerville and Wayne Heights, Pa. Free for spectators. Proceeds benefit Lions Club community charity programs.

Ballroom dance

Back to Back will perform during the Pen Mar Park summer concert series. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 301-791-1551.

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