Weekend Calendar

July 31, 2009

Uprise Festival

The festival features performances by Newsboys, The Afters, Group 1 Crew, Wavorly, Showbread, Manic Drive, Phil Wickham, Jonny Diaz, Ryan Payne Band and Next to Nothing. Today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Shippensburg (Pa.) Fair Grounds. $25 at the gate. Call 717-491-1955.

Summer festival

The festival includes children's games, crafts, water park, petting zoo, classic car cruise-in, arts and crafts, magician, barrel train and a bake sale. All proceeds will go to the benevolent fund for care of the residents. Today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village, Md. 66., Boonsboro Free. Call 301-671-5000 or 301-671-5001, send and e-mail to or go to

Morgan County Fair

Highlights include food, activities rooms, music, antique cars and fireworks. Events will be today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Berkeley Springs (W.Va.) High School and 6 to 10 p.m. at Widmyer Elementary School; and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. at the high school. Free admission. Call 304-258-8400 or go to


Latino Family Fun Day

Entertainment, prizes, face painting and more. Today, 1 to 3 p.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 190 or 132.

Trains for children

Features Thomas the Tank train, McDonald's train, a circus train and a trolley. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, children ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Tractor and truck pull

Food will be sold. Bring lawn chairs. Today, 6:30 p.m. Two Top Ruritan, Two Top Road, Mercersburg, Pa. $10; $5 for ages 8 to 12. Call 717-264-5089 or 717-369-5647.

Berkeley County Youth Fair

Opening ceremonies will be today at 6:30 p.m. Brandi Osini, 2008 Miss Youth Fair, will crown the 2009 Miss Youth Fair. A truck and tractor pull is scheduled Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Berkeley County Youth Fair Grounds, 2419 Golf Course Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. $5 hook fee; $5 general admission paid at the gate.

Clear Spring Carnival

John Conlee performs today at 7 and 10 p.m. Ride tickets cost $16. Free entertainment.

Music by the Lake

The Patent Pending Bluegrass Band performs. Today, 7 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 183.

Action-adventure movie

Free action-adventure movie. Today, 7 p.m. Bridge of Life Theater, 14 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. For title, parking, directions and more, call 301-791-1674.

Ballroom dance

The Andy Angel Quartet performs. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2807.

Summer concert series

The R.E. Stoner Jr. Family Band performs. Sunday, 4 to 7 p.m. Byron Memorial Park band shell, Williamsport. Call Tearza Knode at 301-223-4048 or e-mail

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Selections include "Italian in Algiers Overture" by Rossini and "The Illumination" from "Don Quixote" by Smith. Flute soloist Timothy Gotwald will perform Caprice 24 Variations that he arranged as well as another piece. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park. Free.

Cruise in and sock hop

A weekend of activities to raise funds for CASA Inc. A cruise-in is today from 5 to 9 p.m. with a sock hop following until midnight. $15 per person; $25 per couple. A charity motorcycle ride and a bike and car show will be held Sunday. All activities are at the Venice Inn on Dual Highway in Hagerstown. Call CASA at 301-739-4990.

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