Weekend calendar

April 26, 2008

Market fair

The Maryland Park Service and the Friends of Fort Frederick State Park host the 14th annual 18th Century Market Fair. Visitors can meet more than 150 talented artisans, craftspeople and vendors who sell reproductions of 18th-century furniture, clothing, guns, powder horns and hunting bags. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool. $4; free for ages 6 and younger. Call 301-842-2155 or go to

Trains for everyone

HO- and O-scale model railroads, trains for children to operate, artifacts, photos and historic railroad equipment. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Discovery Station

Dave Kaplan, aka "The Butterfly Man," presents a program titled "The Wonders of Nature" 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 paid museum admission of $7; $6 for ages 2 to 17; $5 for seniors and military; and free for children younger than 2. Call 301-790-0076 or go to


Christian choir

The 200-member National Christian Choir performs hymns. Today, 4 and 7:30 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. All seats $20; $16 for groups of 10 to 19; $13 for groups of 20 or more; additional $5 service fee for groups. Call 717-263-0202 or go to

Comedy and magic

Washington County's Child Advocacy Center, Safe Place, presents its second annual Evening of Comedy & Magic, featuring award-winning magicians, juggling, ventriloquism and music. Today, 7 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased at The Maryland Theatre box office. Call Jeanne Singer at 301-797-2485.

Hagerstown Speedway

27th annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic, late models - 50 laps. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $10, general admission; $35, pit pass; $35, reserved seat. Call 301-582-0640.

'Das Barbec'

The Robinwood Players present their spring musical, "Das Barbec," a comedic retelling of Richard Wagner's 19th-century opera cycle, "The Ring of the Nibelungs," updated and set in Texas at a shotgun wedding reception and barbecue. Today, 8 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $7; free for HCC students and employees. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 271.

Women's ensemble

The Antietam Women's Ensemble presents "Through the Eyes of a Child," a show on musical reflections of childhood. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg. $10 donation requested. Call 301-432-6964 or go to

Concert series

The Leon Cross concert series features the chancel choir, Heavenly Harmony, and First Christian Church Brass Ensemble. Greg Martin, Kyle Martin and Matt Albright also will participate. Sunday, 3 p.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown.

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