Weekend Calendar

October 08, 2009

Bluegrass jam

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Public is invited to listen or play. Refreshments. 7 to 10 p.m. today. Beck and Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $3. Go to or call 717-762-4711.

World War II Weekend

WILLIAMSPORT -- Activities include a "Casablanca" screening 7 p.m. today, admission 50 cents. Saturday: 7 to 9 a.m., pancake breakfast, $5; 11 a.m., Salute to Soldiers Parade through Byron Memorial Park and downtown Williamsport; 1:30 p.m., patriotic concert by Blue & Gray Mens Chorus; 2:30 p.m., recognition ceremony for military members; 7 p.m., USO dance with Jump Alley, $5. Sunday: 10:30 a.m., World War II-style Sunday worship service; 1 p.m., World War II model airplane contest; 2 p.m., Williamsport Community Band concert featuring Tech. Sgt. David Dell of Williamsport.

New trains for kids to run

Layout featuring a Thomas the Tank Engine, a McDonald's train, a circus train and a trolley. Today through Sunday. 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free, ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


MasterWorks I

Concert features violin soloist Elena Urioste, who will play Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto. The concert will also include Tomas Svoboda's "Overture for the Season" and Antonin Dvorak's Sixth Symphony. 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $22 to $49 for adults; $12 to $25 for children 12 and younger and for full-time students. Student rush tickets are first-come, first-served at the box office 90 minutes before the performance for $5.

Harvest Hoedown

Scarecrow-making while supplies last, pumpkin-painting, face-painting, petting zoo, City Farmers Market vendors and more. Entertainment by Country Showcase of America Jamboree, Dancin' Time Studios and PAL Cheerleaders. Activities also at Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex booth. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Fairgrounds Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 183.

Fall fling and yard sale

HANCOCK -- Food, entertainment, games, crafts, scarecrow making, carving contest, yard sale. Bring pumpkins or apples for the carving contests. Cake walk every hour. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Widmeyer Park. To rent a space for $10, call Staci at 301-573-0558. For information, call Jessica at 301-678-2955.

Barbershop harmony

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Freedom Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines International presents a show. 7 p.m. Saturday. Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. $15; $13, students and seniors. Purchase tickets at the Capitol Theatre box office or by calling Mandy at 717-860-2461.

Apple Butter Festival

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Saturday features Critton Hollow String Band and New Moon. Sunday's entertainment includes Tri-State Civic Band. Parade at 9 a.m. Saturday. Apple butter-making demonstrations. Art exhibit at Ice House Gallery. Guided tours of the Museum of the Berkeley Springs at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 and 2:45 p.m. Sunday. Hours 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Berkeley Springs State Park and surrounding streets. Call 800-447-8797 or go to

Wind concert

Appalachian Wind Quintet will perform the world premiere of a commissioned work, "Passages," by Clear Spring composer Neal Corwell. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Piano trio

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The Eaken Piano Trio will perform works by Mozart, Massenet, Saint-Saens, Debussy, Mascagni, De Falla and Dvorak. 3 p.m. Sunday. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 750 Norland Ave. Freewill offering. Call 717-267-3085 or 717-263-4975.

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