Weekend Calendar

October 03, 2008

Paperback book sale

Sponsored by the American Association of University Women. Used paperback books in fiction and nonfiction at 50 cents each. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The Women's Club, South Prospect Street, Hagerstown. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Washington County students.

Wind Down Fridays

Calisus 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 the theater at 301-790-2000 before each Friday's event. Rain or shine.

Waynesboro After Dark

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Two tours discuss different aspects of Waynesboro's history and folklore. 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Tickets cost $12; $10 for ages 65 and older; $6 for children when accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Call 717-788-4550 or e-mail

Haunted House

WILLIAMSPORT - Haunted house is appropriate for ages 12 and older. 7:30 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday. KOA Kampground, 11759 Snug Harbor Lane. $13. Call 301-223-7571.


Book sale

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Hardback books cost $1 and most paperbacks cost 50 cents. Preview night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today. Admission $5. Main sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library, 151 Polk St.

Mighty Mo car show

SHARPSBURG - Hot-rod and muscle car show. Oldies music. The Mighty Mo sandwich and other Marriott favorites are served. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Antietam Gallery, Md. 34 between Sharpsburg and Shepherdstown, W.Va. Call 301-432-5868.

Big band hangar dance

Theme is "Life on the Hagerstown Homefront During World War II." Saturday 6:30 p.m. fly-over of 1940s airplanes; 7 p.m. dance exhibition; 7:30 to 11 p.m. music by the Ray Birely Big Band. Hagerstown Regional Airport Terminal, Showalter Road. Tickets from $20 to $35. Purchase tickets from the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 301-791-3246, or call Kurtis Meyers at 717-377-3030.

Saturday Plus program

Alan Hedges presents "Fossils in Washington County." 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid admission. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Christian concert

KEEDYSVILLE - Jonas Dawson performs during a fundraiser for Mount Vernon Reformed United Church of Christ; proceeds will fund work to repair storm damage from June. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Music from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Mount Vernon Reformed United Church of Christ. $10; free for ages 5 and younger. Advance ticket reservations are recommended. Call 301-797-6290 or 301-797-0903.

Jazz brunch

Carl Disque's Prophets of the Abstract Truth perform. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Beans in the Belfry, Meeting Place & Caf, 122 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. Call 301-834-7178 or go to

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