The top five things to do this weekend

October 02, 2008

Foreign matters

He represents the First State; she represents the Last Frontier. At 9 p.m. tonight Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware and Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska battle it out in their first debate as vice presidential candidates. No reason to miss it, because it'll be on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, C-SPAN, PBS and MSNBC.

Intelligence for your life

John Tesh shows that fun facts and new wave jazz really do mix. He's stopping at The Maryland Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 4, to perform.

Not a 'Man of Constant Sorrow'

Ralph Stanley is an legendary American bluegrass artist. He'll pick his banjo "Stanley style" with the Clinch Mountain Boys as backup at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Appalachian Heritage Festival, Shepherd University's Frank Center.

Taking off

If propellors make your heart aflutter, visit the 10th annual Hagerstown Fly-In, which promises to make any fly guy or girl excited. The event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Hagerstown Regional Airport.


Sweet treat

Treat the kids with this original musical adaptation of "Lucy Rose: Here's the Thing About Me" at the Maryland Ensemble Theater. Author Katy Kelly will meet audience members this weekend. Read the complete story and watch video in this Web-only extra.

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