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Weekend calendar

June 28, 2008

Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. carnival

SMITHSBURG - Sister Mary Elephant performs, today, shows at 7 and 10 p.m. Carnival from 6 to 11 p.m. at the grounds at 22 N. Main St. $15 ride all night.

Hummingbirds

Annette Ipsan, University of Maryland Extension educator, will talk about gardening for hummingbirds. 1 and 2:30 p.m. today. 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 www.discoverystation.org.

Mountain Top Heritage Days

CASCADE - A second weekend of activities. Includes bluegrass, rock 'n roll, gospel, country and rock-a-billy music, fireworks, helicopter rides, bingo, car show and old timer's softball game. Today and Sunday. Fort Ritchie. For more information, go to www.onemountainfoundation.org.

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Skateboarding tournament

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Prizes awarded to the top two winners in each category. Divisions for ages 10 and younger, and 11 and older. Helmet required, knee and elbow pads recommended. 3 p.m. Today. Memorial Park. $5 if registering in advance, $10 if registering on site. Call Chambersburg Recreation Department at 717-261-3275.

Forever Blue Rodeo

Bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, girl's breakaway roping, cowgirl's barrel race, bull riding, bull hockey. 7 p.m., gates open at 5 p.m. Today. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $10 in advance; $15 at the door; free for ages 5 and younger. Purchase tickets at Clear Spring High School ag building, Clear Spring Hardware, River City Farm and Pet Supply in Williamsport, Albert's Conococheague Grocery in Clear Spring and Frontier Western Ware in Fort Loudon, Pa. To enter events, call 717-334-7724. For information, call Mary Reid at 301-842-3749 or Mary House at 301-739-9483.

Auto racing

Johnny Roberts Memorial 50-lap late models plus late model sportsman and pure stocks, fireworks. 7 p.m. Today. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $17 general admission, $24 pit pass, $22 reserved seat. Call 301-582-0640. Rain date is Sunday at 6 p.m.

Don Redman Heritage Concert

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Concert features jazz bassist Jymie Merritt and drummer Jimmy Cobb, joined by Howard Burns Quartet. 6 p.m. Today. Lawn behind Mather Training Center on the campus of Storer College.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

The concert features soloist Lynn Lerew, euphonium. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. City Park's Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown. Free.

'If Music Be the Food of Love'

Cellist Jane Peatling, percussionist Marlin Barnes and baritone Grant Wills perform songs by composers including Bacharach, Barber, Brahms, Mozart, Purcell, Ravel, Rorem, and Shubert, arranged by Barnes for baritone, marimba and violoncello. 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown, 13245 Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown. Go to www.uuhagerstownmd.org.

Pen Mar Park concert

CASCADE - The Music Makers Band performs. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 301-791-1551.

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