Weekend Calendar

July 14, 2007

Car and truck show

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

Arts and crafts fair

Craftspeople and artists will display and sell handcrafted items such as wood carvings, custom leather, folk art, baskets, needlework, pottery, stained glass, furniture, silk creations and more. Today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Caledonia State Park, intersection of U.S. 30 and Pa. 233, Fayetteville, Pa. Free. Call 717-352-2161.

Discovery Station

Robert Peters, aka "The Reptile Man," will present a Saturday Plus program. Today, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station at Hagerstown, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free for members or with museum admission. Admission is $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.


Barge Bash

Barges will race on the watered portion of the C&O Canal in Hancock. Barges will be lined up according to starting position along Canal Road. Today, race begins at 2 p.m. A fireworks display will begin at dusk in Widmeyer Park. Call 301-678-5900 or go to www.

Dance festival

The seventh annual Goose Route Dance Festival features concerts, lectures, activities for children, master classes and workshops, and a teacher training program. Performing this weekend are Laura Peterson, Meghan Durham/Merge Dance, Next Reflex Dance Collective and Kitty Clark. Today, 6 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m. War Memorial Building, 102 E. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Festival continues through Sunday, July 22. For tickets and a complete schedule, call 304-876-6751 or go to

Music by the Lake

The Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform. Today, 7 p.m. City Park band shell, Hagerstown. Free.

Monster Jam

The event features monster trucks, including Grave Digger, Monster Mutt, Blue Thunder, Stone Crusher, Mopar Magic and Captain's Curse, in races and a freestyle competition. Meet the stars of the event today from 5 to 6 p.m. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Doors open today at 5 p.m. and Sunday at noon. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Reserved seats are $18 in advance or $20 the day of the event; general admission seats are $13 in advance or $15 the day of the event; children's admission is $5. Tickets are available at the Hagerstown Speedway box office, charge by phone at 202-397-SEAT, at and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

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. Call 301-791-5193.

Ballroom dance

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. Call 301-791-1551.

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