Weekend Calendar

August 14, 2009

'Country Meets Broadway'

A musical cabaret featuring Potomac Playmakers favorites. 7:30 p.m. today. The Academy Theatre, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $10. For reservations, call 301-797-8182 or go to


Back-to-school family fun day and kids' dance party. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation of at least one school supply for Children in Need Inc. of Washington County. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 225, or e-mail barnharth@

Jamaican Festival 2009

A celebration of Caribbean culture, with DJ music, food and art. Noon to 9 p.m. today, rain or shine. Wheaton Park, Sumans Avenue, Hagerstown. Free admission. Call Theodore Williams at 240-520-5553.

Peach festival

CLEAR SPRING -- Peach pies, sliced peaches, country ham sandwiches, steamers, hand-dipped ice cream and soups will be sold. Fertile Soil will perform. Proceeds benefit vacation Bible school. Rain or shine. 4 to 7 p.m. today. St. Paul's Reformed and Lutheran churches, U.S. 40, three miles east of Clear Spring. Call 301-790-2686.


Rouzerfest 2009

ROUZERVILLE, Pa. -- The event includes a car cruise-in, children's activities, and live music from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Red Run Park, off Pa. 16. For information, go to www.rouzer

Train enthusiast

Local train enthusiast Randy Anderson will discuss railroading. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown Railroad Museum at City Park, 525 Highland Way. Free. Call 301-739-8393 or e-mail hager

Country music

Music by the Lake presents Possum Holler. 7 p.m. today. City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 183.

Lee's second invasion

John A. Miller will discuss Lee's second invasion into the North. The talk will cover the South Mountain range before and after the battle of Gettysburg. The lecture will include a brief tour of Cumberland Valley from the Washington Monument. 1 p.m. today and Sunday. Washington Monument off Alt. U.S. 40 east of Boonsboro. Free. Call 301-432-8065.

Heritage Festival

RANSON, W.Va. -- Sponsored by the Jefferson County NAACP. Parade at noon today. Today's activities on the grounds of Wright Denny Intermediate School. 7 p.m. concert by the Jewels, James Brown's backup singers. Frederick Douglas impersonator at 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 304-725-9610.

Pen Mar Park concert series

CASCADE -- Mike Surratt and the E.C.B. perform. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 240-313-2807.

Two Rivers Trio

The Shepherd faculty recital will feature Two Rivers Trio, violin, cello and piano. The group will perform "Fantasy Pieces," Op. 88, by Robert Schumann, Beethoven's Trio, Op. 11, and Felix Mendelssohn's Trio, Op. 49, in d minor. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.

Hancock Arts Council concert series

HANCOCK -- Take Two performs. 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Widmeyer Park, Hancock. Free.

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