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Weekend events

August 16, 2008

African-American Culture & Heritage Festival

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

Wind Down Friday Night

Stack O' Blues with special guest Denny McKley performs. Today, 5 to 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $5; $2 for ages 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit The Maryland Theatre. Purchase tickets at the door or by calling the theater at 301-790-2000 prior to each Friday's event.

Rouzerfest

Activities include a parade at 9 a.m. through Rouzerville ending at Red Run Park, a car cruise-in at 10 a.m. and live music. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Red Run Park, Rouzerville, Pa.

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Fairplay Days

Jousting, bingo, classic car show. barbecue chicken, soups and country ham sandwiches. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. District 12 Ruritan, 18309 Breathedsville Road, Fairplay.

Lollipopalooza

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

Festival of Magic

Appearances by Khan Du & Company, Culler Magic, Dean Burkett, Jerry Mullenix and Derek Robey. Family-friendly event. Saturday, 3 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $10. Call 301-790-2800 or go to www.mdtheatre.org.

Hagerstown Speedway

Small Fry Night - Ernie's Salvage Yard Special - 20 laps pure stocks plus late models, Hagerstown/Cumberland Late Model Sportsman Clash with $1,000 to win. Saturday, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $10, general admission; $18, pit pass; $15, reserved seat. Call 301-582-0640.

Music by the Lake

Aspen Run performs. Saturday, 7 p.m. Concerts continue through Aug. 30. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. For a complete schedule, go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com/music_lake.htm.

Ballroom dance

The Dave Winter Group performs. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 301-791-1551.

U.S. Navy Cruisers

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

Rohrersville Band

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

Hagerstown Municipal Band

The concert series concludes with oboist Greg Shook. Audience and Band Appreciation Night. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

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