Weekend calendar

August 03, 2007

'Charlotte's Web'

Washington County Free Library will show the film, "Charlotte's Web." Dusk today. Movies are shown in the library's side parking lot; bring lawn chairs. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136.

Idol contest

WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS will host an idol contest. Watch 15 of the area's most talented vocalists compete for a chance to win $500 and other prizes. 6:30 p.m. today. Byron Community Park. Free. If it rains, the event will be held at Williamsport Fire Hall, Brandy Drive.

Lionel trains weekend

Display of Lionel trains from the 1930s to modern, accessories, catalogs, advertising and more. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 through 12. Call 301-739-4665.


Heritage Festival

BOONSBORO - Entertainment includes classic cars, a disc jockey, the 61st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment Civil War re-enactors, craft vendors, petting zoo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., scrapbooking table, and a book signing by local author Catherine Reese. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village, Md. 66, three miles west of Boonsboro. Free. Call 301-671-5015.

Photographs and oils

Jennifer Fountain will exhibit photographs and Suzanne Stultz will exhibit oil paintings. Opening reception noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail, or go to

Knighten Plow Day

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Horse and mule plowing demonstrations, antique tractors and other old farm equipment, hay rides and food. Music will be provided by Lazy River Band. 9 a.m. Saturday. Two miles south of Shepherdstown on W.Va. 230 at the junction of Flowing Spring and Halltown roads. Call 304-671-2094 or 304-876-2648.

Hardcore Heat

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - House of Pain Wrestling Federation will hold Hardcore Heat. The main event is the NWL hardcore title four-way barbwire match, Blood versus Jake "The Machine" Davis versus John Rambo versus champion Brent Rage, plus six other matches featuring NWL/HoPWF stars. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Apollo Civic Theater, 128 Martin St. Tickets cost $15 for stage seats and $10 for general admission balcony or floor. For reservations, call 301-797-0627, 304-263-6766 or e-mail

'Invisible Children'

In the spring of 2003, three young Americans traveled to Africa in search of a story that would change the world. They found themselves stranded in Northern Uganda, where children are abducted from home and forced to fight as child soldiers. The film shows the effects of a 20-year-long civil war on the children of Uganda. 7 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free.

Bluegrass concert

Rattlesnake Hill will perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

Auto racing

Shorty Bowers Bull Durham Championship IRS, 40-lap LM plus PS special. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. $20 general admission, $26 pit, $25 reserved seats. Call 301-582-0640, e-mail or go to


BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The Bobcats will perform. 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Berkeley Springs State Park. Free. If it rains, the concert will be held in the Ice House. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Concert series

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

Municipal Band

Master Gunnery Sgt. Betsy Hill, U.S. Marine Band flute soloist, will perform a solo during a concert by the Hagerstown Municipal Band. The band's selections include "The Washington Post March" by Sousa, "Whistler and His Dog" by Pryor and "March of the Women Marines" by Saverino. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown City Park's Peter Buys Band Shell.

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