Top Five and Top Five Free

May 13, 2010

Top Five things to do

Get of a 'Taste of the Arts'

Sample food at 12 downtown Hagerstown restaurants from 5 to 8 p.m. this evening. Tickets cost $20 and include admission at 8 p.m. to Bridge of Life for a concert by Barbara Ingram School for the Arts students. Go to or call 301-790-2000.

French and Indian flashback

Re-enactors portraying Joshua Beall's Company of the Maryland Forces will garrison Fort Frederick, perform living history demonstrations and explain the life of a soldier during the French and Indian War. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 16. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Rd. Service fee. Call 301-842-2155.

Country music concert

The LoCash Cowboys perform Saturday night at Cancun Cantina West, off Dual Highway in Hagerstown. Call 301-797-4422 for tickets. Check out this and other local night life listings.


Have 'Doubt' and 'Heaven'

Friday is opening night for the Chambersburg Community Theatre production of "Doubt -- A Parable," at The Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg. Also opening Friday is Potomac Playmaker's production of "Heaven Can Wait" at The Academy Theater in downtown Hagerstown. For tickets for "Heaven Can Wait," call 301-797-8182. For tickets for "Doubt -- A Parable," call 717-263-3900 or go to

Watch the wagon train

The National Pike Festival camps in Clear Spring Friday night, travels to Hagerstown Saturday and finishes in Boonsboro on Sunday -- with plenty of stops along National Pike and Old National Pike throughout. For a complete schedule, see our feature story or go to

Top Five Free things to do

Look at this

Just Lookin' Gallery continues its 15-year anniversary celebration with a retrospective of Charly "Carlos" Palmer's works. Meet the artist Saturday and Sunday at the gallery in downtown Hagerstown, 40 Summit Ave. Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-714-2278 or 800-717-4278 or e-mail

Be glad

Hagerstown Choral Arts ends its season Friday with, "Be Glad Then, America!" The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. at South Hagerstown High School, 1101 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Freewill offering. Call 301-665-9424 or go to

Watch a free movie

Free movie and popcorn at the Hancock Community Center on Saturday. The film: "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel." Show time is 7 p.m. Hancock Community Center, 126 W. High St. Free, donations accepted.

Let the music play

Rohrersville Band presents its spring concert 3 p.m. Sunday at its band hall, Main Street, Rohrersville. Call 301-992-9767.

For the kids

Children's Village of Washington County in Hagerstown will host a day of fun and family safety events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its Hagerstown campus. Go to

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