Weekend calendar

May 08, 2009

Green Fest

Vendors and exhibitors will share ecofriendly products, information, systems and stories. Children's activities, food vendors, 12-ton recycling challenge, gently used clothes swap and sale. Sponsored by the Boonsboro Recycling Task Force. Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shafer Memorial Park, Boonsboro. Go to

Heritage Day

A trolley will take people to the Gen. Adam Stephen Home, Belle Boyd House Museum and Boydville Mansion. Each destination will be open for tours and will have special programs. The tunnels at the Gen. Adam Stephen House will be open and lunch may be purchased. The gardens at the historical society will feature a new garden. Today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Martinsburg, W.Va. Free.

Trains for everyone

H0- and O-scale model railroads, trains for children to operate with a new layout, historic railroad artifacts, photos and equipment. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


Tractor pull

The Western Maryland Pullers Association will host a tractor pull with tractor and truck classes. Today, 6 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65), seven miles south of Hagerstown. $10; free for ages 10 and younger. Call 301-432-6203.

Tractor pull

The Back Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Co. will host a truck and tractor pull. Event is a fundraiser for the fire company. Today, 6 p.m. Berkeley County Youth Fair Grounds, off Golf Course Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. $10; $5, ages 8 to 12; free for ages 7 and younger. Call 304-676-6115.

Fashion show for pets and owners

Fur Couture Fashion Show features clothing and accessories for women, men and pets. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Hotel and Conference Center, 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $40, general admission; $50, VIP tickets; $380 for VIP tables of eight. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Humane Society of Washington County. Call Jennifer Carbaugh at 301-790-3010, ext. 310.

Ballet performance

The Shepherdstown School of Dance presents its spring performance. Today, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. Shepherd University's Frank Center, Shepherdstown, W.Va. For ticket information, call 304-876-8277.

Kathy Mattea

Kathy Mattea's Moving Mountains tour. Today, 8 p.m. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $25 to $35. Call 301-600-2828 or go to

Battle of the comedians

Hosted by Chad Beadle and featuring Lonnie Davis, J-Raz, Corey Monroe and C.J. Burney. Today, 9 p.m. Burhans Station, 301 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $10, general admission; $30, VIP reserve seating. For tickets, call 301-790-3000 or go to

Silent art auction

A silent auction benefit for the Contemporary School of the Arts in cooperation with the Washington County Historical Society. Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191 or send an e-mail to

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