Weekend Calendar

August 28, 2009

Colonial Family Fun Day

A chance for kids of all ages to play popular pastimes from the American frontier. 1 to 4 p.m. today. Jonathan Hager House, City Park, Hagerstown. For reservations or information, call 301-739-8393, e-mail hager or go to

Spud Fest

Children will help harvest potatoes the old-fashioned way and help make fresh, homemade potato chips. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, Sharpsburg Pike, about seven miles south of Hagerstown. Free. Call 240-313-2839.

The I Steadies' Last Hurrah

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- The I Steadies' 25th anniversary performance. 8 p.m. today, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Clarion Hotel Ballroom, 233 Lowe Drive. $10 per person. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Wine-tasting fundraiser

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Wine tastings and sales by area wineries, cooking-with-wine seminar, food, entertainment and crafts. Indoor and outdoor. Fundraiser for The Capitol Theatre. Noon to 8 p.m. today. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. Call 717-263-0202 or go to The


Everybody's Day

CASCADE -- Sunday's events include dancing to the sounds of the Martinsburg Big Band from 2 to 5 p.m.; a jitterbug contest at 2:30 p.m.; and a waltz contest at 2:45 p.m. A mustache and beard contest is scheduled for 2:15 p.m. -- categories include thickest and funniest, most artistic, longest and most ordinary. Highlights include organized children's games and activities, Potomac Indian Dancers, Hub City Model A Ford Club. Pen Mar Park, Pen Mar Road.

Military band concert

The U.S. Navy Commodores will perform jazz. 4 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Amphitheater, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

Hymn singing

RINGGOLD -- Ronald L. Miller will lead singing of spiritual songs and hymns. 5 p.m. Sunday. Ringgold Meeting House, 14426 Misty Meadow Road. Call Frank Kipe Jr. at 301-824-3689 or e-mail

'Falsettos Murder'

An interactive murdery mystery dinner theater presented by Without a Cue Productions. 1 p.m. Sunday. The Academy Theater, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. $45 for dinner and show. Call Charlene at 301-797-5755 or e-mail charleneg@applause

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