Weekend Calendar

July 25, 2008

Wind Down Friday Nights

The Jackson Brothers with Van Showe perform. Today, 5 to 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre courtyard, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. If it rains, the event will be moved indoors. $5. For tickets, call 301-790-2000 or go to the theater box office beforehand or tonight.

Artillery weekend

Presentations of the loading and firing of a British 6-pound cannon from the French and Indian War period. Saturday and Sunday, artillery demonstrations at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Fort Frederick, Interstate 70, Exit 12 at Md. 56, Big Pool. Call 301-842-2155 or go to western/FortFrederick.html.

Gospel hymn sing

Down Home Gospel Singers, The Old Fashion Gospel Singers, Kenny Johnson and Son, The Four of Us and The Gospel Trails perform. Saturday, 4 to 9 p.m. Lions Club Community Park, Mercersburg, Pa. Free will offering. Bring lawn chairs. Rain or shine. Call Charlie at 717-328-3013 or send an e-mail to


Acoustic bluegrass

Hickory Wind performs bluegrass with European and classical influences. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) State Park. The concert will be at the Ice House art center if it rains. Free.

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Motorcycle racing

Hub-City Classic AMA - Grand National motorcycles. Saturday, 6 p.m.. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $28 general admission, $32 reserved seat. Call 301-582-0640.

Music by the Lake

Dead Men's Hollow performs. The concert series is presented by the Washington County Arts Council in cooperation with the City of Hagerstown. Saturday, 7 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. For a complete schedule, go to

Pro wrestling

Battle at Berkeley Springs. Main event NWL heavyweight title match, top contender match, Shorty Smalls versus WWE superstar The Patriot. Sunday, 1 p.m. Troubadour Lounge and Park, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Tickets cost $20, golden circle front row; $15, second and third rows; $10, general admission, bring your own chair.

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Ballroom dance

Spectrum performs. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 301-791-1551.

Piano recital

Pianist Scott Beard performs during the annual Shepherd University faculty recital. The theme of the concert is drawn from a Thomas Hardy poem "A Young Man's Exhortation." Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Hagerstown Municipal Band

The concert features bassoonist Katherine Martz. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

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