The Five Free things to do this weekend

September 18, 2008

Parade rest

A U.S. Army rock band will perform Motown classics at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater as part of the Alumni Association's Red, White and Blue Concert Series. The band is the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band's 10-piece rock band.


The Ryder Cup competition kicks off at 4 p.m. today on ESPN News with opening ceremonies. Will the U.S. retake the team-golf cup from Europe? 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday on ESPN; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday on NBC; and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday on NBC. Closing ceremonies from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday on ESPN News.

Fabulous fiesta

Hagerstown Hispanic Festival features live music, soccer, children's activities, a talent show and food from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown. Call 240-217-5119 or go to

Pedal to the metal

Two Top Ruritan Club Steam & Gas Show features truck pull, tractor pull, kids' pedal pull, and live music Friday through Sunday at Ruritan Club's grounds south of Mercersburg, Pa. Also, craft and flea market area, tractor display and parade of equipment.


Historical celebration

Charles Town Heritage Day runs today through Saturday. Saturday events include an appraisal fair, arts and crafts displays on North George and West Washington streets, and concert by W.Va. state fiddle champion Chance McCoy. Go to

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