Weekend events

July 18, 2008

Army Reserve Band

The 307th U.S. Army Reserve Band performs. Today, 6:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown.

Monster trucks

Trucks scheduled to appear include Grave Digger, Taz, El Toro Loco, Stone Crusher, Mopar Magic and Black Stallion. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Cost for today and Saturday's shows are $18 for reserved seats purchased in advance, $13 for general admission and $5 for ages 2 to 12. Sunday is Family Day, no alcohol will be served and general admission seating only. Saturday pit passes are available at participating Advanced Auto Parts stores. Go to

Old Market Day

Regional crafters line five blocks of Lincoln Way and Main Street at CELEBRATE! The Arts at Old Market Day in downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Also features entertainment and food. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Chambersburg. Call 717-261-0072 or go to

Smithsburg Pride Days


All-you-can-eat breakfast at the fire hall and 5-kilometer run Saturday morning. Parade down Water Street starts Saturday about 11 a.m. Arts and crafts vendors open Saturday about 9 a.m. Also features children's games, food and a Civil War re-enactment camp. Saturday and Sunday. Veterans Park, Smithsburg. Call 301-824-7234 or send an e-mail to

Roundhouse Rail Days

The festival includes model train displays and vendors, Civil War re-enactors, children's activities, arts and crafts, food and a blacksmith demonstration. Entertainment includes Tori Anderson and Possum Holler, New Moon and The Incredible Driftin' Whistle Pigs. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Martinsburg Roundhouse Center, 100 Liberty St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Use the new pedestrian bridge. $5; free for children younger than 12. Call 304-260-4141.

Washington County birds

Bird photographer Hugh Brandenburg talks about the birds of Washington County. Saturday, 2 p.m. Discovery Station at Hagerstown, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid 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

Music by the Lake

The Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition performs bluegrass music. Saturday, 7 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown.

Jazz band

The Cumberland Valley School of Music Jazz Band performs. Saturday, 7:30 p.m.. Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free.

Ballrooom dance

Jim Powers performs at the Yamaha organ. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 301-791-1551.

The Flashbacks

The Hancock Arts Council presents The Flashbacks. Sunday, 5 p.m. Widmeyer Park bandstand, 220 Park Road, Hancock. Rain location is the Hancock Arts Center, 126 W. High St. Call Sinclair Hamilton at 301-678-5719.

Municipal band

The Hagerstown Municipal Band concert features vocalist Krissy DiMercurio. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

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