The five free things to do this weekend

January 01, 2009

Dance to the beat of your own drummer

Feel the beat at a community drum circle, with interfaith dancing Sunday that promotes peace. Drumming starts at 6:30 p.m., dancing is at 7:30.

Shake it like a Polaroid picture

Photographer Deborah Winram uses the instant film to document the closing of a Frederick, Md., hardware store in exhibit "nexttoknowing," which opens Saturday at The Artists' Gallery.

Wizards v. Celtics

Can the Wizards beat the Celtics in Boston? Find out 7:30 p.m. Friday. Check your local cable listings for the channel and read The Herald-Mail for ongoing sports coverage.

It's back

Only a few shows have survived jumping to a new network. Is it too late for "Scrubs" who left NBC at the end of last season to go to ABC? The show premieres at 9 p.m. Tuesday. Read Assistant Lifestyle Editor Crystal Schelle's blog to see if the move is going to save the show or whether she even wants it to at


History lesson

Learn about the Stonewall Brigade of the American Civil War as John Schildt, author of "The Long Line of Splendor," retraces its history. He'll speak at 7 p.m. Monday at the Washington County Free Library.

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