Weekend Calendar

September 25, 2009

Hagerstown Convoy of Hope

Carnival-like event features 30,000 pounds of groceries, job and health fair, family photos, live entertainment with prizes and giveaways, hot lunches, kids fair with inflatable games, entertainment, food and prizes, and other games. 10 a.m. today. Hagerstown Fairgrounds, 351 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. Go to

Book for young readers

Shawn K. Beard Stout, a 1991 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, will sign copies of her book, "Fiona Finkelstein: Big Time Ballerina." 2 p.m. today. Discovery Station's Saturday Plus, West Washington Street, downtown Hagerstown.

MSO Pops Concert

Maryland Symphony Orchestra's pops concert features "The Three Broadway Divas." 8 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $22 to $49 for adults; $12 to $25 for children 12 and younger and for full-time students. Tickets are available noon to 4 p.m. today by calling 301-797-4000 or at the MSO box office, 30 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown.


Corn maze at Cearfoss

Five-acre maze in a standing cornfield. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; 2 to 6 p.m. Sundays. Tri-State Fellowship, 13153 Cearfoss Pike, west of Hagerstown. $4; free for ages 4 and younger. Call Beth Ostoich at 301-790-1774 or go to

Steam Engine & Craft Show

SMITHSBURG -- About 60 craft vendors and 70 flea market vendors. Large display of antique steam traction engines, gas tractors and gas engines. Saw mill, corn husking, shingle mill, grain threshing and straw baling. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Smithsburg Volunteer Fire Co. fire hall grounds. Call 301-824-1009.

National Alpaca Farm Days

Seven area alpaca farms will be open to the public. Husbandry, breeding, farm set-up, fiber production, alpaca products, showing and marketing are topics that will be covered during the weekend. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. Addresses and a map, go to

'Evening with Tennessee Williams'

One-man show is drawn from essays and prefaces by Williams. 8 p.m. today. Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown's meeting hall, 13245 Cearfoss Pike, west of Hagerstown. Free. Go to

Pen Mar Park concert

CASCADE -- Fancy Brass performs. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 240-313-2807.

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