Weekend calendar

September 28, 2007

Pacific Boychoir

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Pacific Boychoir will perform classical works, folk songs, popular music, spirituals and show tunes. 7:30 p.m. today. Wilson College's Alumnae Chapel, Thomson Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. Tickets cost $7 to $14; free for students. Call 717-262-2003 or e-mail

Railroad museum

Trains for children to operate, HO- and O-scale model railroads, historic train cars, local railroad artifacts, photos 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.

Hub City Cruisers

Open to cars, trucks and motorcycles; all vehicles must be driven to show. Trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. to the top 60 vehicles. No alcohol, burnouts, pets, bicycles or skateboards. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; registration 10 a.m. to noon. Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 30. Call Dave Wallech at 301-766-7546.


Fall harvest fest

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - PIGS Animal Sanctuary will host its annual harvest fest. Children's activities include scarecrow making, face painting, moon bounce, balloon animals and bobbing for apples. There will be a tag sale area and PIGS merchandise for sale. No pets. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. PIGS Animal Sanctuary, 1112 Persimmon Lane. $5 per family; some activities require a small donation. Call 304-262-0080 or e-mail

Downtown Hagerstown Harvest Festival

The event will focus on public worship, prayer and reading from the Bible. Sponsored by Bridge of Life, Calvary Chapel of the Cumberland Valley, Hagerstown Grace Brethren and Hope Community Church. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. University Plaza, 50 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Rain or shine. Call 240-313-5743 or go to

Hispanic festival

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - This year's theme is "Celebrating Community Spirit." Rudy Gonzales y Su Locura, a Latin cover band, will play salsa, merengue and cumbia music from noon to 3:30 p.m. Dancers will perform and teach hip-hop, cumbia, merengue and salsa. Children's activities will include crafts, face painting and piatas. There will be Chihuahua races at 3:30 p.m. for any dog weighing less than 15 pounds. To register your dog, call Kelsey Reichard at 304-886-1126. Food will be sold. No alcohol allowed. Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. War Memorial Park.

String quartet meets rock 'n' roll

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Grammy Award-winning Hampton Rock String Quartet will perform classic rock hits on traditional string instruments with staging, lights and special effects like a rock band. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive. $15. Purchase tickets by calling 717-477-7469 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or go to

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers will perform. 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., downtown Chambersburg. Tickets cost $32 or $36, including a service fee. For tickets, call The Capitol Theatre box office at 717-263-0202 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays.

Smithsburg Steam Engine & Craft Show

SMITHSBURG - Steam engines, farm equipment and gas engines will be on display. The steam engines will take turns powering the sawmill throughout the weekend. There will also be arts and crafts and a flea market. Food will be sold. Sponsored by the Smithsburg Athletic Booster Club. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Smithsburg Volunteer Fire Co. fire hall grounds, behind the fire hall, which is at 22 N. Main St. Free admission; donation for parking. Call Dan Rishell at 301-824-1009.

Celebrating women

An introduction to Washington County's first women's magazine, H.E.R. Local. Saturday's entertainment includes Freedom Valley Chorus, North Hagerstown High School Show Choir, North Hagerstown High School Junior Varsity Cheer Squad, Greater Campher Temple Church Choir, local pageant winners, health screenings, fitness and fashion shows, and a kids' activities area. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Valley Mall, Hagerstown.

Gallery talk

Held in conjunction with the exhibition of paintings of the Susquehanna, guest exhibition curator Rob Evans and a group of artists who paint the Susquehanna River will take visitors on a tour of the exhibit. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

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