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Weekend calendar

June 06, 2008

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BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Art sales on the street, full immersion belly dancing, an artwalk, women winemakers and a glass coven showcase are a few of the weekend events. Today through Sunday. Downtown Berkeley Springs. For a complete schedule, go to www.berkeleysprings.com or call 800-447-8797.

Acoustic guitar

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Robert Twine plays acoustic guitar and sings during a TGIF presentation. Noon to 1 p.m today. Courthouse Plaza, downtown Chambersburg. If it rains, TGIF moves to Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West. Free, donations accepted.

Bluegrass jam

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The public is invited to play at the bluegrass jam. There will be refreshments. 7 to 10 p.m. today Beck and Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $3. Go to www.beck-benedicthardware.com or call 717-762-4711.

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'The Wizard of Oz'

Greencastle Amateur Players present "The Wizard of Oz." 6 p.m. today; and 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday. Jerome King Park band shell in Greencastle. Admission is free; bring lawn chair or blanket. Call Laura Eby at 717-404-9700.

Ghost Hunts

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - An interactive murder mystery written by Jason Hoffman. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and select Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 16. The Village Dinner Theatre of Gettysburg at Patriot Point Village, 241 Steinwehr Ave. Tickets start at $20 for show only and $37 for dinner and show. For a complete schedule, call 800-570-4590 or go to www.gettheatre.org.

Railroad Heritage Days

The event features Thomas the Tank Engine trackless train ride, trolley ride from museum to Locomotive 202 at City Park and return, free ice cream for children, military and fire equipment, games and entertainment, CSX job fair, food and more. Railroad songs and stories at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Sunday. Event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4; 50 cents for ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665. Displays subject to change and weather permitting.

Strawberry fest

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Buchanan Lioness Club of Mercersburg holds its strawberry fest Saturday, which includes sundaes, strawberry shortcake and barbecue chicken. Fun dog show at 10 a.m., Bow-Wow bingo at 1 p.m. Quilt and cash drawing at 2 p.m. Lions Park. Call 717-328-3104 or e-mail Shirley Keyser at shirleykeyser@aol.com.

Wings and Things

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Potomac Valley Audubon Society features a family-oriented program about raptors and other birds of prey, presented by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. A Maryland state naturalist presents a variety of birds and discusses their natural histories. Bring your own picnic. 5 p.m. Saturday. Yankauer Nature Preserve, Whiting's Neck Road, north of Shepherdstown. Rain or shine. Free. Call Peter Smith at 304-876-1139 or e-mail pvsmith@frontiernet.net.

Arts festival

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Juried arts festival with 25 local and regional artists. Live acoustic and bluegrass music; Texas barbecue; and demonstrations including quilting, weaving and pottery. Raffles. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Behind North Mountain Arts, 201 N. Mary St. Call 304-754-5727.

Frederick Festival of the Arts

FREDERICK, Md. - Juried fine arts and crafts from more than 130 professional artists, storytime readings and children's art activities. Musical acts include Mary Ann Redmond and the Channel Cats playing classic blues. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Carroll Creek Linear Park. Admission $5; free for ages 12 and younger. Call 301-694-9632 or go to www.frederickarts.org.

Summer gospel fest and hog roast

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Gospel music and roast pig. 4 p.m. Saturday. Morgan's Grove Park outside Shepherdstown. Call Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission at 304-728-3207.

Barge Bash

HANCOCK - Individuals, groups or organizations show their originality in designing a boat or raft that is pulled by animal, bicycle or human power from the old Hancock River Bridge at Church Street to the entrance bridge to the C&O Canal Boat Ramp and Park at Pennsylvania Avenue. Saturday. Barge display at noon, canal activities at 2 p.m. Watered portion of the C&O Canal in Hancock. Call Chamber of Commerce at 301-678-5900 or go to www.hancockmd.com.

Shippensburg Garden Tour

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - The tour features eight gardens, a plant sale and free refreshments. Sponsored by Christ United Methodist Church. Sunday 1 to 6 p.m. Tickets cost $8 in advance or $10 on the day of the tour; $5 for ages 6 to 12. To purchase tickets, call the church at 717-532-6850, visit the church at 47 W. King St., or call Rose Dillner at 717-532-8155.

Blacksmith shop demonstration

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