Weekend Calendar

July 03, 2009

Ghost tour

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

Independence Jam at Plumb Grove

CLEAR SPRING - Bluegrass and country concert at 6 p.m.; fireworks at 9:30 p.m., children's activities and games from 6 to 9 p.m. Event starts at 5 p.m. today. Plumb Grove, corner of North Martin Street and Broadfording Road. Rain date is Sunday, July 5. Call 240-291-8132.

Independence Day celebration

BOONSBORO - Food, DJ, a performance by Rohrersville Band. Fireworks at dusk. No pets. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. 5 p.m. today. Shafer Memorial Park. Call Town Hall at 301-432-5141. Rain date is Sunday, July 5.

Fourth of July celebration

WILLIAMSPORT - Activities include patriotic baby parade at 2 p.m. and patriotic pooch parade at 3 p.m. and a watermelon-eating contest at 5 p.m. Live music at the band shell. Honor guard. Purple cow bingo. 7 a.m. to 9:40 p.m. Saturday. Byron Memorial Park. No grills, fire pits or alcoholic beverages. Rain date is Sunday, July 5. Call 301-223-4048.


Fireworks at Fairgrounds Park

Opening ceremonies and flyover, weather permitting, live music, craft activities and more. 6 p.m.; fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Fairgrounds Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116. No alcoholic beverages or personal fireworks.

Shepherdstown parade

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The parade begins at 3 p.m. Saturday at the top of German Street and proceeds to Rumsey Memorial Park on Mill Street. The picnic will be held at Rumsey Park until 9 p.m. The Speakeasy Boys will perform from 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Rudy and the Bluefish perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call Carl Moore at 304-876-6176 or send e-mail to

Mile-Long Plus Yard Sale

Dozens upon dozens of homes will hold yard sales. 7 a.m. until late afternoon Saturday. Stretches in various directions from Paradise Church Road. Includes Paradise Drive, Long Ridge Drive, Longmeadow Road, Cherry Tree Circle, Wood Haven Road, Cherry Tree Lane and surrounding area. Call Dick Strobl at 301-797-1129.

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