Calendar of events

September 28, 2007

· Through September 30

Under Sail. An exhibition of nautical works drawn from the collection of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Includes depictions of boats, ships, picturesque lighthouses and coastal landscapes. Museum hours, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 301-739-5727.

· Through November 4

Americana Roads: Photographs by Robert M. Kurtz, Jr. A visual record of both historical and commonplace landscapes and architecture by this Clearfield, Pa., resident and Mercersburg Academy graduate. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Bowman and Kerstein galleries. 301-739-5727.

· September 7-9

September Storm: Re-enactment of Battles of South Mountain and Antietam. Event featuring 2,000 participants is scheduled for the Boonsboro area. A limited number of advance tickets will be sold to the public for each day. For information, 301-432-0103.


· September 8-9

Boonesborough Days. Old-fashioned crafts, food, art, antiques, demonstrations. Shafer Memorial Park, Boonsboro. Event time, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 301-432-5889.

· September 9

Red, White & Blue Concert Series. A performance by the United States Army Field Band Soldiers Chorus. Hagerstown Community College Alumni Amphitheater. Showtime, 3:30 p.m. 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

· September 14-17

Battle of Antietam 145th Anniversary events. A schedule of special hikes and programs, including an all-day hike on Sept. 17, were to be announced by the National Park Service in late August. Check or 301-432-5124.

· September 15

Sharpsburg Heritage Day. A celebration of Sharpsburg's history with emphasis on the 145th anniversary of Antietam, period music and crafts, food, lectures and other events. Event time, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 301-432-8765.

· September 15-16

Canal Apple Days. Crafts, food and music. Widmeyer Park, Hancock. Saturday parade, 11 a.m. Event time, noon to 6 p.m. 301-678-5339.

· September 15-30

Washington National Opera: "La Bohme." Kennedy Center Opera House, Washington, D.C. Varying performance dates and times. Ticket range, $68-$190. (800) 444-1324 or (202) 467-4600.

· September 19

The Celtic Tenors. Irish group sings a mixture of classical, folk, Irish and pop tunes. Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown. Showtime, 7:30 p.m. A Community Concert Association show. Season subscription, family, $50; adult, $40; student, $15. 301-790-0980.

· September 22

Red Cross Treasure Hunt, Antiques and Appraisal Event. Food, antiques and a grand finale auction. Fund-raising event is similar to "Antiques Road Show." 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown. Event time, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 301-739-0717.

· September 22

Fourth Annual Hagerstown Suns Chili Cookoff & Music Festival. Municipal Stadium. Event time, noon to 5 p.m. 301-791-6266.

· September 22

Corey Evan Rotz. A concert by tenor and Chambersburg, Pa. native Rotz, who's performed with the National Opera in Washington, D.C. Capitol Theatre, Chambersburg. Showtime, 7 p.m. Tickets, adult, $16; seniors, $14; students, $12. (717) 263-0202.

· September 22

Movie Music Magic: A Salute to the Music of John Williams. This MSO Pops! concert by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra celebrates the music of Williams, who has composed scores for "Star Wars," "ET," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Schindler's List" and other movies. Maryland Theatre. Showtime, 8 p.m. Ticket range, $21-$79 for adults, $11-$40 for children and students. 301-797-4000.

· September 26

The Oak Ridge Boys. Well-known four-part harmony country music group. Luhrs Center, Shippensburg University. Showtime, 8 p.m. Ticket range, $20-$50. (717) 477-7469.

· September 28

Reaching for the Moon at Milestone Farm. An evening of fine food, beverages and a silent auction to raise funds for the local fight against breast cancer. Benefits Breast Cancer Awareness - Cumberland Valley (BCA). Event time, 5 to 8 p.m. Advance tickets required, $45. 301-791-5843.

· September 28

Chris Botti. A concert by the popular contemporary jazz trumpeter. Sunoco Performance Theater, Whitaker Center, Harrisburg, Pa. Showtime, 8 p.m. Tickets, $55.50. (717) 214-2787.

· September 29

The Hampton Rock String Quartet. Unique group offers classically influenced arrangements of rock songs by groups such as The Who, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. Luhrs Center, Shippensburg University. Showtime, 7:30 p.m. Ticket price, $15. (717) 477-7469.

· September 29

Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers. Concert by the country music veterans. Capitol Theatre, Chambersburg, Pa. Showtimes, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Ticket range, $30 and $34. (717) 263-0202.

· September 29-30

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