Weekend Calendar

August 23, 2008

Williamsport Days

Features more than 150 craft vendors, live entertainment, historic tours and children's activities at the Cushwa Basin headquarters along the C&O Canal at 205 W. Potomac St. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Events at Byron Memorial Park and other locations in Williamsport. Call Bobbie Cole at 301-223-1567.


The 13th annual Augustoberfest celebrates Hagerstown's German heritage. Features Bavarian food, entertainment, children's activities and craft vendors. Today, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gates open each day at 10:30 a.m. Central Parking Lot, first block of North Potomac Street, Hagerstown. $5 per day, free for ages 12 and younger who are accompanied by a paid participant. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116, or go to www.augustoberfest.

Saturday Plus

The Tri-State Astronomers will present a telescope clinic as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Today, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid admission of $7, $6 for ages 2 to 17; $5 for seniors and military; free for children younger than 2. Call 301-790-0076 or go to


Jamaican Festival

A celebration of Caribbean culture featuring Jamaican food and music. Today, noon to 9 p.m. Wheaton Park, Sumans Avenue, Hagerstown. Sumans Avenue is off West North Avenue near the Memorial Recreation Center. Free admission, $8 for food. Call Theodore Williams at 240-520-5553.

Trains for everyone

HO- and O-scale model railroads, trains for children to operate, historic railroad artifacts, photos and equipment. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Hagerstown Speedway

Regular show plus enduro dash. Today, 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

South Mountain String Band and Rock Candy Cloggers perform. Today, 7 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown.

Wings & Wheels

Event includes muscle cars, imports, exotics, antique cars and trucks, antique airplanes, Hagerstown Aviation Museum exhibits, food, raffles and prizes. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hagerstown Aircraft Services at Hagerstown Regional Airport. Free for spectators; $10 for competing cars. Call 717-377-3030 or go to

Everybody's Day

The Josh Tindal Orchestra plays from 2 to 5 p.m. Jitterbug contest at 2:30 p.m. and a waltz contest at 4 p.m. Sunday, noon. Pen Mar Park, Cascade.

Renfrew Jazz Festival

Featuring soul jazz musician Houston Person, singer Nancy Reed and the David Leonhardt Trio. Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Lawn behind the Renfrew Museum, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Sponsored by the Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies. If it rains, the concert will move to the auditorium at Waynesboro Area Middle School. Free.

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