Weekend Calendar

May 21, 2009

Local artists

Meet Charles Gelsleishter from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; Clyde Roberts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and Sue Parker from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Mansion House, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-797-6813.

Bluegrass jam

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The public is invited to listen or play. Refreshments. Today, 7 to 10 p.m. Beck and Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $3. Go to or call 717-762-4711.


Jerry Mullenix, "Sirwoosh" presents magic. Saturday, 2 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission. Call 301-790-0076 or go to


Halfway Park Days

HALFWAY -- Free entertainment, children's activities, food, arts and crafts. Hosted by the Lions Club of Halfway. Today, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-3219.

Memorial Day parade

SHARPSBURG -- Wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. Sharpsburg's Town Hall. Rohrersville Band performs Saturday from 11:45 to 12:15 p.m. Parade starts at 1:30 p.m. at Sharpsburg Elementary School heads toward Antietam National Cemetery. Commemoration ceremony at 3 p.m. Antietam National Cemetery. Retired Rear Adm. U.S. Navy J. Michael Johnson will speak at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. ceremonies.

Dance performance

Ballet and All That Jazz students will perform ballet, jazz, modern, tap and hip-hop featuring nine senior soloists. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $5. Purchase tickets at the box office or call 301-790-2000. Donations will be accepted at the door for Barbara Ingram School for the Arts.

Youth festival

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- A celebration of youth with a variety of workshops, demonstrations, activities, exhibits and entertainment. This year's theme is "Ramblin' Through the Years." Recording artist and songwriter Ray Owen will present "American Odyssey." Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Renfrew Park, 1010 E. Main St. Free. Advance registration for workshops. Rain site, Waynesboro Area Middle School. Space is limited and advance registration is suggested. Call 717-762-0373 or e-mail In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at Waynesboro Area Middle School.

Boonsboro parade

BOONSBORO -- A Memorial wreath-laying ceremony at the World War I, front of 19 N. Main St., beginning Sunday, 1 p.m. Parade at 2 p.m. from Boonsboro High School through town to Reeder's Alley.

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