Weekend calendar

October 30, 2009


City Farmers Market will host trick-or-treating. Today, 9 a.m. to noon. City Farmers Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 190, or go to

'Monster House'

The family feature "Monster House" will be shown. Patrons who come to the theater in costume will be eligible to win a gift certificate good for two tickets to a future production at The Maryland Theatre. Today, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $6. Ticket prices include complimentary soda and popcorn.

Car show

A car show to raise funds for David Greeley and his family. Greeley was struck by a car in August on Jordan Road and sustained serious injuries. Prizes will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place winners. All cars will be judged by the viewers. Today, vehicles arrive by 11:15 a.m.; show from noon to 4 p.m. LifeHouse Bethel, 515 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. $2 per family. Refreshments will be sold.


Halloween party

Halloween party at Red Run Park. Today, 5 to 8 p.m. Red Run Park, Pa. 16, Rouzerville, Pa.

Treats on the street

Downtown Martinsburg merchants will hand out candy to little treaters and have sales for adults. Today, 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Martinsburg, W.Va.

The Shepherd family

Four Shepherd University students will portray members of the Shepherd family, descendants of Thomas Shepherd, who founded Shepherdstown. Today, 6 to 8 p.m. Shepherd family cemetery on New Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free.

Halloween double feature

Hagerstown Community College's Robinwood Players presents "A Midnight Dreary: An Evening with Poe" and "Night of the Living Dead." Today, 8 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $7; free for HCC students, staff and faculty. Tickets will be sold at the door before each performance. Performances are geared toward mature audiences.

Halloween costume party

The Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association will hold a Halloween costume party and line dance with DJ music. Prizes for costumes. Today, 8 to 11 p.m. Old Quincy High School gym, next to Mowery Elementary School off Pa. 997, Quincy, Pa. Call 717-762-6388 or 717-762-9292.

Maritime and early American music

Charlie Zahm performs maritime and early American music. Sunday, 3 p.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free. Seating is limited and a ticket is required. For a free ticket, call 301-739-3250, ext. 136.

Fall Stamp Expo 2009

The Cumberland Valley Philatelic Society will hold its Fall Stamp Expo 2009. The event will feature dealer bourse, exhibits and the U.S. Postal Service. Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chambersburg (Pa.) Recreation Center, U.S. 30 at Exit 16 off Interstate 81. Go west to Third Street, turn left at the post office and go 2 1/2 blocks. Free.

Cannon-firing demonstration

Artillery Weekend features loading and firing of a British 6-pound cannon from the French and Indian War period. Today and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fort Frederick State Park, Md. 56, Big Pool. Call 301-842-2155 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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