Weekend Calendar

August 20, 2009

Wind Down Friday

An outdoor concert series. Prophets of the Abstract Truth will perform. 5 to 8 p.m. today. In front of The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Admission costs $5. Go to

Benefit gospel concert

CLEAR SPRING -- Guilford Station Bluegrass Gospel Band, Richard and Mary Fox, and Higher Ground will perform. 6 p.m. Saturday. Church of God Lanes Run, Funkhouser Road. Bring lawn chairs. Proceeds will go to Mike and Annabelle Bowen to help with medical expenses. Call 304-754-6440.

Simple Transport Auto Show

Features bicycles and air-cooled Volkswagens. A fundraiser for Hagerstown BMX. 8 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown BMX at Fairgrounds Park, 351 N. Cleveland Ave., northeast Hagerstown. $2 spectator fee; entry fees vary. Call 301-582-1452 or go to www.


German food, beer and entertainment. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Central Parking Lot, downtown Hagerstown. $5 per day for adults; free for children 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116.


Williamsport Days

WILLIAMSPORT -- Food and craft vendors, live entertainment. A classic car show from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. A DJ will provide music all weekend, and a gospel band performs Saturday and Sunday. Free trolley rides to and from Byron Memorial Park, Town Museum and Cushwa Basin. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Byron Memorial Park, U.S. 11. Free. Call 301-223-1567 or e-mail

Children's pet program

Held in conjunction with "Animals in Art." Brian Filon with the Humane Society of Washington County will present a 15-minute program on pet safety, "Tails are Not for Pulling." A selection of adoptable animals from the humane society will be featured in the garden of the museum. Donations of pet food, litter and toys for dogs and cats will be collected. Programs at 2:15, 2:45 and 3:15 p.m. in the front garden of the museum. Event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.

Wroten Memorial Ride

Wroten Memorial Motorcycle Ride. Travel past the prison complex, following a scenic Washington County route. Sunday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. registration; 1 p.m. ride starts. Meet at Conservit Metals Inc., Leslie Drive, off Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 30. No charge to ride, but donations for children can be mailed to Citi National Bank, 420 S. Raleigh St., Martinsburg, WV 25401. Call Mick at 240-217-7634 or Donny at 304-274-1623.

Pen Mar Park concert series

CASCADE -- The Holders perform. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 240-313-2807.

Renfrew Jazz Festival

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The concert features Paul Bollenback, Joey DeFrancesco, Byron Landham and Chris McNulty. 2 to 4 p.m. Lawn behind the Renfrew Museum, 1010 E. Main St. Rain site is Waynesboro Area Middle School auditorium. Free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome. Light refreshments provided. Call 717-762-0373 or go to www.

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