This week's top five

May 21, 2009

The top five things to do this week

Enjoy the ride

There'll be plenty of live music at the Great Boonsboro Rescue Co. Carnival, which starts Friday in Shafer Park. Acts include Georgia Lea & Stone Cold Country on Tuesday. See "If you Go" box on this page.

Honor the fallen

Memorial Day weekend activities include parades in Sharpsburg at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and in Boonsboro at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Strolling along

You don't have to sneak to get a peek at 12 public and private Shepherdstown, W.Va., gardens as part of the Back Alley Garden Tour this Saturday and Sunday.


Enjoy good wine and good music at the West Virginia Wine & Arts Festival in Martinsburg this weekend. See story.

Laughing it up

See why they call Cledus T. Judd the "Weird Al" Yankovic of country music. Judd, Flynnville Train, Cody McCarver and Amanda Henkel perform as part of the 2009 Bailout Tour at Hager Hall on Saturday night. Read an interview with Judd.


The five free things to do this weekend

Youthful expressions

It's the home-schoolers' turn to show off their art prowess with an exhibit of their works at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in City Park. Exhibit opens Saturday.

Wave of the flag

The granddaddy of auto racing, the Indy 500, returns to Indianapolis on Sunday. Check out the open-wheel action on ABC at 1 p.m., Sunday, May 24.

Musical memories

Cumberland Valley School of Music Band opens the summer concert series at Chambersburg (Pa.) Memorial Park at 7:30 Monday night with patriotic and American music.

Fun at the park

Party at "Marty" Snook Park! This weekend's Halfway Park Days features about 100 crafts vendors and live music, including local high school jazz bands.

Cellar dwellers compete

The O's visit the Nats for a three-game series starting Friday night at 7:05 . Watch on MASN if you want the take of the Nats' broadcasters or on MASN2 for the Orioles' view.

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