Weekend Calendar

July 13, 2007

Monster Jam

Three days of monster trucks. Doors open at 5 p.m. today and Saturday, July 14; at noon Sunday, July 15. Main event starts at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. On Saturday from 5 to 6 p.m., meet the stars of the Monster Jam. Hagers- town Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Reserved seats, $20; $18 in advance. General admission, $15; $13 in advance. Children's admission, $5. Tickets are available at Hagerstown Speedway box office, charge by phone at 202-397-SEAT, at and at all Ticketmaster outlets. For information, call 301-582-0640 or go to

Movies under the stars

A free outdoor showing of Disney's movie "Herbie Fully Loaded." Today beginning at 8:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College Alumni Amphitheater. Stadium seating is available. Call 301-790-2800 ext. 262.

Firemen's carnival

THURMONT, Md. - Guardian Hose Co. Inc. will hold its annual carnival. Entertainment begins today at 7:30 p.m. with Big Cam and the Lifters; Blue Daze and prize drawings Saturday, July 14. Guardian Hose Co. carnival grounds, East Main Street, opposite Memorial Park. For more information, go to


Local teen singer

Lawren Hill, Washington County's Teen Idol contest winner, and Lance Trussel will perform a mixture of contemporary, classical, folk and rock music. Today, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-5040.

Mansion House

Meet artists Tamara Hoffman from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; Lucille Murray from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 14; and Charles Gelsleichter from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 15. Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-797-6813.

Car, truck and motorcycle show

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Cub Scout Pack 143 will hold its first car, truck and motorcycle show. Twenty trophies will be awarded; the first 50 cars receive dash plaques. All proceeds go to the Cub Scouts of Pack 143. Boy Scout Troop 143 will provide a food stand. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., registration from 8 to 10 a.m. Bob Hoffman's Chevrolet. $10 registration; free for spectators.


Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform. Saturday, 7 p.m. Saturdays. City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

Make your own soap

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Join the laundresses and make your own soap at Mrs. Stipes Boarding House. Workshop registration is limited to 10. Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. $5 per person. Observers welcomed. Registration ends Friday, July 13. Park entrance fee. Call 304-535-6063.

OPS Street Freaks

OPS Street Freaks plus Outlaw Pontiac Drag Series races. Sunday, noon. Mason Dixon Dragway, U.S. 40, National Pike, east of Hagerstown. For information, call 301-791-5193.

Ballroom dance

CASCADE - Jim Powers will perform on the Yamaha organ during the Pen Mar Park summer concert series. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Concerts continue through Sept. 30. Call 301-791-1551.

Mike Gellar

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Mike Gellar and Bob Shann will perform during Sunday Jazz Brunch. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St. Call 301-834-7178 or go to

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