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The five free things to do this weekend

September 11, 2008

World War II Weekend



World War II re-enactors present scenes from the Pacific and European Theaters; also military equipment, weapons and uniforms. Festivities are at the Town Museum in Williamsport and start at 10 a.m. Abbott & Costello tribute at 2 p.m. Veterans honored at 3:30 p.m. USO canteen dinner and big band dance from 6 to 10 p.m. Call Joan Knode at 301-223-7229.

Saxophone quartet



U.S. Air Force Band's sax quartet will perform at 8 tonight at Shepherd University's Frank Arts Center Theater. Performance highlights include Samuel Barber's "Excursions" and Perry Goldstein's "Fault Lines." Call 304-876-5555.

Sharpsburg Heritage Days Festival



Crafts, historic places tour, food, books, craft and period demonstrations. Music includes period musicians and a community band. Horse and wagon ride tours of the town. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday around the town fire hall on Chapline Street. Go to www.sharpsburghistoricalsociety.org.

Remembrance Parade



Boonsboro's annual Sept. 11 commemoration parade starts at 7 p.m. today along Boonsboro's Main Street. Features firetrucks, ambulances, Rohrersville Band and more.

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Hancock Canal Apple Days



Saturday and Sunday. Parade starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at Park-N-Dine Restaurant and goes to park. Live music, craft vendors, baby contest. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, Widmeyer Park. Call 301-678-6555.

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