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Weekend calendar

September 19, 2008

'My Dog Can Do That'

FAIRPLAY - The canine competition requires dogs and their humans to perform tricks. 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. Peaceable Paws Dog Training Center, 17816 Spielman Road. $10 for canine participants and their owners. Spectators are welcome. Call 301-582-9420 or e-mail ppaws3@earthlink.net. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Washington County.

Attitude and Art

An exhibit by seven local women artists. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, Oct. 14. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown.

Model railroad open house

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Featuring N-, HO-, O-, G- and standard gauge; Thomas the Train and Lego layouts. Handicap accessible. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club, 440 Nelson St. Free. Call 717-264-3081 or 717-263-6447 or go to www.cvmrrc.com.

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Chili cook-off and music festival

Featuring chili, and music by No Tell Motel, Josh Morningstar and Of Broken. Chili served from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 or $10 in advance; $6 or $12 at the gate. Call 301-791-6266 or go to www.sunschilicookoff.com.

Auto racing

Shamrock Inn Small Car Nationals - late model sportsman, pure stocks, and four cylinders, enduro championship and powder puff race. Special activities in speedway parking lot Saturday include swap meet, flea market, and live music in the afternoon. Race begins at 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Admission to races is $15 to $25. Event benefits Alzheimer's Association of Hagerstown. Call 301-582-0640.

MSO Pops concert

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra presents a tribute to the 1930s. 8 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $22 to $49. Go to www.marylandsymphony.org or call 301-797-4000.

Insect walk

SHARPSBURG - Wil Hershberger leads an insect walk. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Meet at C&O Canal parking lot on Canal Road, south of Rumsey Bridge. Free.

Colonial Faire and Muster

WELSH RUN, Pa. - The two-day event features military and American Indian re-enactors from the French and Indian War, 18th-century craftsmen and vendors, special colonial food, musicians and guest speakers. 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Rock Hill Farm, 12995 Bain Road. Free admission. Parking is $5 per vehicle.

Spirit of America Over Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Aerobatic acts, wing-walkers, military teams and static displays. Doors open at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. $15; free for ages younger than 12. Free parking. To purchase tickets, go to www.martinsburgairshow.com.

Ballroom dancing

CASCADE - Saxy performs. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 301-791-1551.

Save Rocky's Pizza Benefit Show

Live bands perform. 2 p.m. Sunday. The square in downtown Hagerstown. A donation jar will be handed around during all performances. Admission is free.

Military band

The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band performs. 4 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater. Free. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

September Slamboree

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Outdoor pro wrestling fundraiser event. Eight matches featuring all the WWE/NWL/HoPWF stars. Bell time 2 p.m. Sunday. Troubadour Lounge and Park, 25 Troubadour Lane. Tickets cost $10 or $15. For reservations, call 301-797-0627, 304-258-9381 or 304-258-8314 or e-mail jrambonwl@aol.com. For directions, go to www.nwlwrestling.com.

Violin and piano recital

Stephen Boe, violin, and Christopher Harding, piano, perform Brahms. A reception follows. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

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