Weekend calendar

June 04, 2009

Ghost tours

9 p.m. today. Jonathan Hager House, City Park, Hagerstown. $3 per person; free for those younger than 6, though the tour is designed for those older than 8. Registration is required. For details and reservations, call 301-739-8393 or send e-mail to

Country western dance

QUINCY, Pa. -- Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association will hold a dance. Music by DJ Fullhouse. Dance Saturday, 8 to 11 p.m.; instruction at 7 p.m. for couples and 7:30 p.m. for line dancers. Old Quincy High School gym next to Mowery Elementary School off Pa. 997. Call 717-762-6388.

Spring festival

BOONSBORO -- In addition to new pots by Allison Severance, local artisans will offer a variety of handmade items. Flute and piano music provided by Cara Cline Price. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Coles Pottery, 18839 Manor Church Road. Call 240-446-9552 or go to

Railroad Heritage Days

The event features historic railroad equipment, trains for children to operate, model railroads and trolley ride to Locomotive 202. Railroad songs and stories Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4; 75 cents for ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


Renaissance Festival

More than 200 re-enactors from four states will attend this year's Highland River Melees event. Guests will have a chance to try shooting traditional archery equipment and participate in other hands-on activities. Event also will feature merchants and artisans. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jonathan Hager House and Museum, City Park, Hagerstown.

Strawberry Festival

RINGGOLD -- Strawberries, ice cream, shortcake, strawberry pies, soups, country ham, hot dogs, chili dogs, steamers. Saturday, 10 a.m. until sold out. Ringgold Ruritan Club building, Windy Haven Road. Call 301-824-3084.

Morgan Cabin Spring Festival

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. -- Crosscut-saw log cutting, pie-eating contest and rolling-pin contest, as well as celebrity goat-milking contest, arts and crafts, living-history activities and a blacksmith demonstration. Patent Pending will perform bluegrass music. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Morgan Cabin, W.Va. 26 west of U.S. 11 in Bunker Hill. Call 304-229-9296.

U.S. Army TRADOC Band

The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band will perform. Sunday, 4 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 346, or e-mail

Pen Mar Park concert series

CASCADE -- The Bill Krantz Combo performs. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

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