Weekend calendar

August 16, 2008

Skate/BMX rally

WILLIAMSPORT - Competition, free food, prizes, music, 8-foot half-pipe, ramps. Tim Parker from 180 Skate Shop in Martinsburg, and Brian Caron from Hagerstown BMX will attend. Helmets required. 3 to 7 p.m. today. New Hope Alliance Church parking lot, 300 S. Artizan St. $5 entry fee.


A back-to-school family fun day that features children's concerts and events. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Bring a donation of at least one school supply to benefit Children in Need Inc. of Washington County. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 225.


ROUZERVILLE, Pa. - Activities include a parade at 9 a.m. through Rouzerville ending at Red Run Park; bingo; car cruise-in beginning at 10 a.m. Entertainment includes The 69 Band playing blues, blues rock and classic rock from 9 to 11 a.m. Live music from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Red Run Park.


Dog wash/yard sale

Staff and volunteers wash dogs. Residents of Washington County can have their dogs, cats and ferrets inoculated against rabies and have their pets microchipped for a discounted price. Washington County dog licenses are sold. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown. Go to

Music by the Lake

Aspen Run performs. 7 p.m. today. Concerts continue through Aug. 30. City Park's Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown. For a complete schedule, go to

Chicago blues

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Larry Taylor and Chicago Blues perform. 5:30 p.m. today. Berkeley Springs State Park. Call 304-258-2300.

Bluegrass music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Flatland Bluegrass Band and Walt Crider and The Old Tyme Way Band, perform. 7 p.m. today. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $12; free for those younger than 12. Call 717-762-4711.

African-American Culture Festival

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Music, live performances, food, parade, moon bounce, arts and crafts, health fair and more. Today and Sunday, various sites in Charles Town. Call George Rutherford at 304-725-9610.

Fairplay Days

FAIRPLAY - Jousting, bingo, classic car show. Barbecue chicken, soups, country ham sandwiches. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. District 12 Ruritan, 18309 Breathedsville Road.

Municipal Band

The concert series concludes with Greg Shook, oboist. Audience and band appreciation night. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. City Park's Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown. Free.

U.S. Navy Cruisers

The U.S. Navy Cruisers perform oldies. 4 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Call Lisa Stewart at 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

The Rohrersville Band

HANCOCK - The Rohrersville Band performs. 5 p.m. Sunday. Widmeyer Park Bandshell, 220 Park Road. Rain location is Hancock Arts Center, 126 W. High St. Call 301-678-5719.

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