Weekend calendar

October 09, 2009

World War II Weekend

WILLIAMSPORT -- Today's activities include 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 Men's Chorus; 2:30 p.m. recognition ceremony for military members; 7 p.m. USO dance with Jump Alley, $5. Sunday's events include 10:30 a.m. World War II-style worship service; 1 p.m. World War II model airplane contest; 2 p.m. Williamsport Community Band concert featuring Williamsport resident Tech. Sgt. David Dell.

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. today and 3 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $22 to $49 for adults; $12 to $25 for ages 12 and younger and for full-time students. Student rush tickets are available first-come, first-served at the theater box office 90 minutes before the performance for $5.


Harvest Hoedown

Scarecrow making, clowns, pumpkin painting, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides, cake walk and City Farmers Market vendors. Entertainment will be provided 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. today. Fairgrounds Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 183.

Fall fling and yard sale

HANCOCK -- Food, entertainment, games, crafts, scarecrow making, pumpkin- and apple-carving contest, and yard sale. Bring pumpkins or apples for carving contests. Cake walk every hour. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. 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. today. The 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. today. 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. today, and 1:30 and 2:45 p.m. Sunday. Festival hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today 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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