Renfrew Jazz Festival
features a free concert with David Leonhardt Quartet featuring singer Nancy Reed with special guest artist Houston Person. The concert is 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, lawn behind Renfrew Museum, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. See story
features German food, music, beer and dancers from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24. The huge festival tent is in Central Parking Lot off the first block of North Potomac Street in downtown Hagerstown. See story
Maryland Renaissance Fair
opens this weekend in Crownsville, Md. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, and Sunday, Aug. 24. Festival is open weekends, and Labor Day, rain or shine, through Oct. 19. This weekend is children's weekend, so ages 11 and younger get in free; they can come dressed as princes and princesses. Call 800-296-7304 or go to www.rennfest.com. Entertainment and activities include live music, acrobatics on an aerial hoop and silk, comedy shows, pony rides, juggling school and ax-throwing game.