WEG's Top Five

October 29, 2009

The Top Five Things to Do this Week

Green films

The American Conservation Film Festival kicks of Thursday, Nov. 5, and continues through Sunday, Nov. 8. Various locations, Shepherdstown W.Va. The festival features many films about conservation such as "Coal Country," pictured above. See story.

It's Mummers time!

A Hub City tradition, the 85th annual Alsatia Mummers Parade is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, down Potomac Street from Oak Hill Avenue to Wilson Boulevard. See story.

Japanese drummers

Check out Yamato 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg (Pa.) University.

Creature double feature

The Maryland Theatre will host a double feature of scary classics "The Blob" and "Shaun of the Dead." Show time is 7:30 p.m. Halloween Eve. The $10.50 admission price includes a free soda and popcorn. Costumed guests are eligible for prizes. Downtown Hagerstown.


A night of Poe and zombies

The Robinwood Players present "A Midnight Dreary: An Evening with Poe" and "Night of the Living Dead" 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31. Kepler Theater, Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown.

The Five Free Things to do this Week

Funkstown Halloween parade

The mummers aren't the only ones marching for Halloween. The Funkstown Halloween parade is set for 6 p.m. tonight throughout Funkstown.

Celtic chords

Charlie Zahm performs Celtic music Sunday, Nov. 1, as part of Washington County Free Library's concert series, Noteworthy Sundays. Show time is 3 p.m. at the central library in downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136, to reserve your free ticket.

Pipes 'Spooktacular'

Music lovers are invited to attend a Halloween Eve concert in costume at Wilson College. The free concert will feature organ, piano, percussion and vocals. 7:30 p.m. at Alumnae Chapel, Wilson College, on Philadelphia Avenue in Chambersburg, Pa. See page B4.

World Series

The Yanks and the Phillies are vying for the top title in baseball. The series began Wednesday and continues through the weekend - and could go through Thursday, depending on how many games it takes to determine the champ. The games air on Fox. Check local TV listings.

Happy Halloween

Hagerstown trick-or-treat time set for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. Welcome trick-or-treaters by turning on your porch lights.

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