Weekend Calendar

July 28, 2007

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 to 12. Call 301-739-4665.

Battle of the Bands

Inaugural Downtown Live Battle of the Bands features 12 bands, including Van Lear, Prodigal Sons, No Tell Motel, Basement, Golden Butter Band, Odd Girl Out, The Pham and Dimestone Profit. Other activities include sumo wrestling, jousting and a BMX performance by the Hub City freestyle team. Today, gates open at 10:30 a.m.; concert begins at 11 a.m. Parking lot behind Baltimore Street Station, 32 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown, near The Herald-Mail Co. parking lot. $5 at the gate. Go to

Discovery Station

"Your Happy Pet in the Summertime" will be presented 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 costs $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to


Hip-hop dance-off

Ninety children ages 5 to 15 from the West End, Washington Gardens, Wheaton, Fairgrounds and North Spring Apartments have participated in this summer's HOODHOP dance program. They will perform their routines during the dance-off. Today, 4 p.m. Doub's Woods Park, Hagerstown.

Motorcycle racing

Twenty-sixth annual Hub-City Classic, AMA Grand National motorcycles. Today, 6 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $26, general admission; $30, reserved seat. Call 301-582-0640, send an e-mail to or go to

Music by the Lake

Dead Men's Hollow will perform bluegrass music as part of City Park's Music by the Lake series. Today, 7 p.m. City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

Country western dance

The Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association will hold couples dances and line dances. DJ music. Today, 8 to 11 p.m. Maugansville Ruritan, Maugansville. $5; $7, nonmembers. Call 240-818-8100 or 717-264-6775.

Train and toy show

The Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club will hold its annual train and toy show. All scales of trains will be featured including N, HO, O, 027 and G, plus Lionel parts, train accessories, memorabilia, Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Winross toy vehicles, dolls, and antique and collectible toys. The club will operate a white elephant table. Sunday, early birds from 8 to 9 a.m.; regular hours from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Scotland Community Center, next to Scotland Elementary School, Main Street, Scotland, Pa. $5, early bird admission; $2.50, regular admission; free for children younger than 12. Proceeds from the entry and table fees will benefit the club. Call 717-264-3081 or send an e-mail to

Ballroom dance

Variety will perform 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.

Tom Netherton

Tom Netherton, formerly of "The Lawrence Welk Show," will perform. Sunday, 3 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. $26 to $30. For tickets, call the box office at 717-263-0202 weekdays between 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and one hour before showtime. Go to

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