Weekend Calendar

September 15, 2007

Bulldog Viking Roundup

Volvo Powertrain will host the 13th Bulldog Viking Roundup. Event features a truck show, plant tours and the opportunity to "drive a truck for a buck." Today, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volvo Powertrain North America, 13302 Pennsylvania Ave., north of Hagerstown. Free. Call Glenn Fishack at 301-573-1028.

Sharpsburg Heritage Day

The event will celebrate the broad aspects of the town's history, including what town life was like before the Civil War. Includes craft vendors, Civil War-era performers, history lectures and music. A pig roast picnic dinner will be today from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 209 W. Main St. Dinner is $10 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. Today, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Downtown Sharpsburg. For information, send an e-mail to Jan Wetterer at

Drag racing

Points race, National Dragster Challenge. Today, juniors from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; class cars at 1:30 p.m. Mason Dixon Dragway, U.S. 40, National Pike, east of Hagerstown. Call 301-791-5193.


Autumn Arts Festival

The event features about 50 artists, craft and food vendors, music and children's activities. Events will be held at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Mansion House Art Gallery, Hagerstown Railroad Museum and Hager House. Today and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8393.

Canal-Apple Days

Hancock's Lions and Lioness clubs will host the 31st Canal-Apple Days. The event features at least 60 craft, art and food vendors, children's activities and an old-fashioned press cranking out apple cider. A parade will be today at 11 a.m. on Main Street between the Park-N-Dine and Widmeyer Park. Today, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Widmeyer Park, Hancock. Free. Call James "Red" Smith at 301-331-3334.

Discovery Station

Robert Peters, aka "The Reptile Man," will discuss reptiles 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. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Hagerstown Speedway

Hub City National 150 - three 50-lap LM features plus LS open - 20 laps. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $25, general admission; $30, pit pass and reserved seating. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

Ballroom dance

Music By Just Us 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.

Too Human

The folk-rock band Too Human will perform. Selections include "All of Me," "In My Life," "It Had to Be You" and "I Wish You Love." Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Oak Ridge Boys

The country music group whose hits include "Bobbie Sue" and "Elvira" will perform at the Great Frederick Fair. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Great Frederick Fair Grounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $40, reserved track seat; $35, reserved grandstand. For tickets, call 301-695-3928 or stop by Building Two at the fair grounds. There is a $1-per-ticket handling charge for orders by phone. For information about the fair, call 301-663-5895 or go to

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