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Weekend calendar

July 05, 2008

Cruise-in

Hub City Cruisers hold cruise-ins on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Food is available. 5 to 9 p.m. today. Long Meadow Shopping Center, at Potomac and Northern avenues, Hagerstown. $2 per vehicle. Call Dave Wallech at 301-766-7546 or e-mail dwallech@netzero.net.

George Washington's Potomac Company

Karen Gray presents a program, "George Washington's Potomac Company Canals." 2 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.

MSO Salute to Independence

SHARPSBURG - Maryland Symphony Orchestra's Salute to Independence at Antietam National Battlefield. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. today. Features original compositions and favorite pieces such as Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" with live cannon fire. No rain date. Call 301-432-5124.

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Auto racing

Annual Cornett Tribute, 20 laps PS plus Red Nininger Memorial Hoosier Tire Shootout II, late model Sportsman Clash and Enduro Dash. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $12 general admission, $20 pit pass, $17 reserved seat. Call 301-582-0640.

Pearson Constantino

Pearson Constantino discusses his life, his cross-country bike ride and a new film. Constantino was riding his bicycle in June 2006, when he was struck by an SUV. He suffered multiple injuries. Julia Wrona is directing, "The Long Bike Back," which chronicles Pearson's recovery. 2 p.m. today. Oasis Hookah Lounge & Caf, 53 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Go to www.longbikeback.com.

Trains for everyone

HO- and O-scale model railroads, trains for kids to operate, historic railroad artifacts, photos and equipment. 1 to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. 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.

Art in the Park

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - A juried monthly outdoor art fair for local and regional artists. During the show, The Temple of Artistic Endeavors will measure the world's longest ceramic chain for a Guinness World Record submission at 2 p.m. There also will be a Humane Society adoption booth. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Berkeley Springs State Park, downtown Berkeley Springs. Call 304-258-6419 or e-mail nathan@aecnu.com.

Municipal Band

The concert features soloist Tim Gotwald, flute. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. City Park's Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown. Free.

Independence Day Celebration

BOONSBORO - Starts at 5 p.m. Sunday. Food sold. Dunking booth, duck pond, glow sticks, patriotic novelties and face painting. DJ. Rohrersville Band will perform. Fireworks at dusk. No pets. Grills permitted only for those renting park pavilions. Shafer Memorial Park. Call Town Hall at 301-432-5141. Rain date is Monday, July 7.

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