Weekend calendar

September 21, 2007

'How to Eat Fried Worms'

Washington County Free Library will show the coming-of-age film "How to Eat Fried Worms." Dusk today. Side parking lot at Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Bring your own chairs. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 132.


SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - A performance of composer Christoph Willibald Gluck's most popular work, "Orfeo and Euridice" - an opera in three acts based on the myth of Orpheus. 7:30 p.m. today. Shepherd University's Frank Arts Center. $10; $5, students ages 18 and younger; free for Shepherd students and Friends of Music MAC cardholders. For information and tickets, call 304-876-5555.

Farm Day

The family event will include pony rides, petting zoo, barrel train rides, face painting, pet adoption sponsored by the Humane Society, balloon animals and more. Food will be sold. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Ravenwood Lutheran Village, 1158 Luther Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-1000.


Treasure Hunt fundraiser

Antiques appraisal; a fundraiser for American Red Cross. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. American Red Cross Headquarters, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown. $5 per item; $10 for furniture. No limit. Space for antique dealers costs $20 per space, bring your own tables. Call 301-739-0717, ext. 201.

Small car nationals

Late-model sportsmen, pure stocks and four-cylinders. 4 p.m. Saturday, grandstand opens. Spectators, $20 pits, $10 general admission, free for ages younger than 12. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

MSO Pops! Concert

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra's Pops! Concert will feature Academy Award-winning scores and movie themes written by John Williams. Former MSO Young Guest Artist violinist Madison Vest will perform the violin solo from "Schindler's List." 8 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets begin at $21 and are half price for students. Call 301-797-4000.

Jazz and pop standards

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Corey Evan Rotz will sing jazz standards from the great American songbook. 7 p.m. Saturday. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. Tickets cost $12 to $16. For tickets, 717-263-0202.

The Kix Reunion Tour

Kix, Blues Vultures and AC/DC tribute band Back in Black will perform. Open to all ages. Must be 21 years old to drink. 4 p.m. gates open, 5 p.m. show starts, Saturday. North American Rod & Gun Club, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $35. For tickets, go to, or call Kutters by the Park at 301-745-5189.


Robert Peters, "the Reptile Man," will discuss reptiles during a Saturday Plus program. 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Train club open house

The Waynesboro Model Railroad Club's open house features seven model train layouts suitable for adults and children. Raffle tickets will be sold for the new HO- and N-scale layouts to be given away after the January open houses. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Go to

Colonial Farm, Craft Faire

WELSH RUN, Pa. - Craftsmen in colonial dress will demonstrate how to make their wares. Also, Colonial foods, music and military re-enactors. Also, American Indian interpreters. 10 a.m. Saturday; noon, Sunday. Rock Hill Farm, 12995 Bain Road. Hosted by Conococheague Institute. Call 717-328-3467.

'To Kill a Mockingbird'

The Big Read kicks off with a screening of the classic film, "To Kill a Mockingbird." 5 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Reservations are recommended. Call 301-745-5210 or e-mail

Piano concert

Pianist Tianshu Wang will perform. Selections include Tarantella by Liszt and Impromptu in G-flat major, Op. 90, No. 3, by Schubert. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

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