Weekend calendar

October 02, 2009

Farmer's market fall festival

City Farmer's Market will host its fall festival Saturdays throughout October. This Saturday features storytelling and special giveaways for kids. 9 to 11 a.m. today. City Farmer's Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 190, or go to

Book signing

Cindy Harr-Loudin will sign copies of her children's book, "The Not So Odd Friends." 1 to 4 p.m. today. Waldenbooks, Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Hagerstown. For information, call Sunnie Atkins at 888-361-9473 or e-mail

Saturday Plus

John Frye will present "George Washington Did Not Build the C&O Canal." 2 p.m. today. Discovery Station's Saturday Plus, West Washington Street, downtown Hagerstown. For reservations, call 301-790-0076 or 877-790-0076 during operation hours or e-mail Free with paid museum admission.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Cruise-in

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Mountain State Cruisers and American Legion Post 60 will hold the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Cruise-in. 1 to 5 p.m. today. American Legion parking lot, W.Va. 522, north of Berkeley Springs.


Chili cook-off and music festival

Chili-cooking teams compete. Bands will perform. Noon. today. Municipal Stadium, Hagerstown. Advance tickets cost $10; $5, ages 4 to 12. To register for the cook-off or for tickets, call 301-791-6266 or go to

Oldies-night concert

The concert features the Tokens, Vogues and Marcels. 8 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $25 ro $45. For tickets, call 301-790-2000 or go to

Mighty Mo car show

SHARPSBURG -- As oldies are spun, the "Mighty Mo" as well as hot fudge cake and the orange freeze from the Hot Shoppes menu will be served. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. Antietam Gallery, Md. 34 between Sharpsburg and Shepherdstown, W.Va. call 301-432-5868.

Born Learning Fest

A free community event that models everyday activities adults can do with children to enhance early learning and school readiness. Entertainment, games, crafts, music and giveaways. A book giveaway and free lunch for the first 200 guests. Free parking in Potomac Street Parking Deck. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. University Plaza Park, West Washington Street, downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8200, ext. 26.


Event features American Indian dancing and singing, craft demonstrations, storytelling, pony rides, face painting and food. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Sunday. $7 adults; $5 children ages 3 to 12. Call 252-257-5383 or e-mail

Barnyard Jamboree

Festival features crafts, food, demonstrations, silent auction, carnival rides, children's activities, live music and more. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tonight from 6:30 to 10 p.m. features a haunted corn maze and haunted wagon rides appropriate for ages 10 and older. Haunted corn maze costs $3; wagon rides cost $5. Star Equestrian Center, 13674 Greencastle Pike, north of Huyetts Crossroads. Call 301-791-0011.

Quantico Marine Corps Band

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Quantico Marine Corps Band from Quantico, Va., performs during WaynesboroFest. 7 p.m. today. Waynesboro Area Senior High School. Free.

Pen Mar Park concert series finale

CASCADE -- The Josh Tindall Orchestra performs. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 240-313-2807.

Shaolin Warriors

A colorful depiction of daily life in the Shaolin temple. 3 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $27.50 and $37.50. Call the box office at 301-790-2000 or go to to

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