Weekend Calendar

July 03, 2009

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. Today. 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. Today. 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. today 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


Greencastle-Antrim July 4 Celebration

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- The celebration includes a flag ceremony; Ben Franklin; children's parade and most patriotic family contest. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Today. Tayamentasachta Environmental Center, 500 Leitersburg St. Call 717-597-9325 or go to

Mile-Long Plus Yard Sale

Dozens upon dozens of homes will hold yard sales. 7 a.m. until late afternoon today. 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.

Pen Mar Park concert series

CASCADE -- Arrow Trio performs. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 240-313-2807.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Selections include "Semper Fidelis March" by Sousa; "William Tell Overture" by Rossini; "Fantasy on Psalm 100" by Koletz with Jeremy Karacz from North Hagerstown High School as guest conductor. Trombone soloist John Purcell performs "Variations on a French Tune" by Arban and "Over the Rainbow" arranged by Villaneuva. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Peter Buys Band Shell at Hagerstown City Park. Free.

Bluegrass music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Bluegrass Brothers Bluegrass Band will perform. 2 p.m. Sunday. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $12; free for children younger than 12. Call 717-762-4711 or go to

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