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Weekend Calendar

September 01, 2007

Ox roast

The 73rd annual Quincy Ox Roast will feature games, food and entertainment. Today through Monday. Quincy Community Center, Pa. 997, four miles north of Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-749-5014.

Pride day

Maugansville Pride Day features craft vendors, demonstrations and displays by local businesses, music, antique cars, games, a magic show and a country-western dance demonstration.Miniature horses will do jumping and trick demonstrations and be available for petting. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maugansville Ruritan Park, Maugansville. Free admission and parking. Park at Maugansville Elementary School.

Drag racing

Labor Day Classic Bash. Today and Monday, gates open at 9 a.m. each day. Mason Dixon Dragway, U.S. 40, National Pike, east of Hagerstown. Admission costs $10 each day for crew members and spectators. Call 301-791-5193 or go to www.masondixondragway.com.

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Street fair

The sidewalk on North Queen Street between Burke and Martin streets will be the site of the final First Saturday Street Fair of the year. Melvin and Mary Edwards, formerly known as the Berkeley Travelers, will play music on guitar, mandolin and mouth harp. There also will be artists and crafters. Today, 10 a.m. North Queen Street between Burke and Martin streets, Martinsburg, W.Va. Go to www.artberkeley.org.

Interstate coin show

Buying, selling and trading of coins, currency, stamps and postcards. Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Grand Venice Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free.

Cavalry demonstration

"The Eyes of the Army: The Cavalry" features demonstrations of cavalry riding, weapons firing, sabre drill and bugling. Today and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) National Historical Park. Park admission fee. Go to www.nps.gov/hafe.

Discovery Station

Alan Heges will discuss "Fossils in Washington County" 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 with museum admission of $5 to $7; free for members. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.org.

Military band

The U.S. Marine Band's country music ensemble Free Country will perform as part of the annual military band series. Today, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mather Training Center lawn, Fillmore Street, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. For information and directions, call 304-535-6298.

Hagerstown Speedway

McBee/Hays Championship - 44-lap late models (last points race) plus late model sportsman and pure stocks. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $12, general admission, $20, pit pass, $17, reserved seating. Call 301-582-0640 or go to www.hagerstownspeedway.com.

Music showcase

The Showcase of Bands features Lumpy Jones, Gubment Cheese, Defyance, Faded-X, MC Young Einstein, Greg Trumpower and Mike Seibert. Light refreshments will be available. Sunday, 11 a.m. Doub's Woods Park arts pavilion, Hagerstown. Go to www.lumpyjones.com.

Ballroom dance

The Headliners 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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