Weekend calendar

September 05, 2008

First Friday

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Music in several locations, activities for kids, and artists displaying and selling their work along Chambersburg's Main Street. 5 to 8 p.m. today. Downtown Chambersburg. Call Tina Flohr at 717-261-0072.

Friday After 5

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Music by Boro Boogie Pickers. Firetruck and child ID program, sidewalk sales and discounts, food, face painting and more. 5 to 8 p.m. today. Downtown Waynesboro.

Wind Down Friday Night

Flat Stanley performs. 5 to 8 p.m. today. 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 301-790-2000.


Pro wrestling

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- National Wrestling League of Hagerstown's Superior Pro Wrestling Training Center/House of Pain presents professional wrestling. 6 p.m. Saturday autograph signing, followed by matches at 7:30 p.m. Apollo Civic Theater, 128 E. Martin St. Tickets cost $10 to $20. Tickets can be reserved in advance and paid for on the day of the event. For reservations, call 301-739-3048 or 301-797-0627. For information, e-mail or Go to

Pickin' in the Panhandle

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. -- The Infamous Stringdusters, Carrie Hassler and Hard Rain, Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time, Cadillac Sky, Randy Kohrs, Mountain Heart and others. West Virginia State Barbecue Championship. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Lazy A Campground, 317 Kathy's Lane. Daily passes cost $10 for adults, $5 for children and students, free for ages younger than 3. Weekend passes cost $18 and must be purchased in advance. Playin' and Pickin' passes cost $10 when signing up in advance to compete in the pickin' and playin' competition. Call 800-498-2386 or 304-264-8801.

Free Country

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. --  U.S. Marine Band's Free Country performs. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Mather Training Center, the former campus of Storer College. Bring blankets or chairs. Call 304-535-6029.

Boonesborough Days

BOONSBORO -- Includes craft demonstrations typical of 18th- and 19th-century tradesmen, plant clinic, activities for children. Saturday features Raptors Up Close, strolling "Banjo Man" all day and the Federal City Brass Band from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday features a community worship service at 10 a.m. at the bandshell. Both days offer pony rides, sand art, wash-off tattoos and playground. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Shafer Memorial Park. Go to

South Mountain State Battlefield

BOONSBORO -- Civil War artillery demonstrations 1 p.m. Saturday. Tour of Confederate artillery positions. Battle overview talk 10 a.m. Sunday. Trolley rides to Washington Monument State Park on both days from Shafer Memorial Park. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Living history weekend at Washington Monument State Park, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free. Visit

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