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July 24, 2009

Wind Down Fridays

An outdoor concert series. Adam Taylor performs. 5 to 8 p.m. today. Fridays through Sept. 18. In front of The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Admission costs $5; 12 and younger $2. Go to

Animals at the library

Washington County Free Library hosts Wildlife Adventures, an interactive live animal show. The program may include a bird, duck, parrot, hedgehog, rabbit, chinchilla, tarantula, frog or snakes. Free raffle at both venues for Orioles tickets. 11 a.m. Saturday, Keedysville branch at Taylor Park; 1:30 p.m. Saturday, central library branch at 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 132.


Bill Knode will present "Hub City Trains in Motion." 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, West Washington Street, Hagerstown. $7; $6 for children 3 to 17 years old. Call 301-790-0076.

Mountain State ATV racing and tractor pull

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Classes of competition are 13500 Farm Stock (four counties); 6000 Classic Modified Tractors; 8000 Open Tractors; 11000 Professional Farm Tractors; and 8000 Street Diesel. Four counties are Jefferson County, W.Va., Berkeley County, W.Va., Morgan County, W.Va., and Hampshire County, W.Va. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Jefferson County Fair Grounds. Admission costs $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 8 to 12. For information, call 304-725-5113, 304-671-5354 or 304-261-7336, or visit


Bakerton celebration

The 120th Anniversary Celebration of Bakerton, W.Va. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 834 Carter Ave., (Bakerton) Harpers Ferry, W.Va. There will be a food, a car and motorcycle show, live entertainment, a petting zoo, pony rides, martial arts demonstration, finger painting, Mountaineer Twirlers and The Panhandlers Square Dancers, Home Depot Kids Workshop, Gary Harding Stunt Cyclist exhibition and more. For information, call 304-876-6280.

Animal Artists Family Festival

Maryland dog whisperer Susie Homire will present "Becoming the Leader of Your Pack," 3 p.m. Sunday, $15 nonmembers; $10 members. Children's animal art activities, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m., $5 per child, seating is limited. Also caricatures by Kent Roberts, bring a photo of your pet, $10; exhibitions by animal artists. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Admission to the museum and exhibits are free. No pets. Purchase tickets for the lecture and children's activities at the door or by calling 301-739-5727.

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