Weekend Calendar

May 21, 2010

Music duo

HANCOCK - Take Two will perform a variety of dance music including songs recorded by Eric Clapton, The Eagles and The Rolling Stones. 8 to 10 p.m. today. Hancock Community Center, West High Street. Admission by donation to the Hancock Arts Council. Call 301-678-5719.

Coffeehouse series

KEEDYSVILLE - South Mountain String Band will present Appalachian, bluegrass, Celtic and Civil War music. Today, 7 p.m., open mic; 8 to 10 p.m., concert. Salem United Methodist Church, 25 S. Main St. To sign up for open mic, call 240-329-1969. Suggested donation $5 to $10, includes unlimited coffee/espresso bar, tea and gourmet light fare.

Country-western dance

For couples and line dancers. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. today. Maugansville Ruritan Club, 18007 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. $7; $5 members. Call 301-797-6786 or 717-263-0141.

Trains for everyone

Museum features HO-gauge model railroad, trains for kids to operate, historic railroad equipment, artifacts and photos. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


Artillery program

BIG POOL - Learn about the role that cannons played in Fort Frederick's history. Firing demonstrations of an 18th-century, 6-pound cannon. Includes firing demonstrations. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Fort Frederick, 11100 Fort Frederick Road. Service fee. Call 301-842-2155.

Memories of Pen Mar Park

CASCADE - Sponsored by One Mountain Foundation. Saturday's highlights include memorabilia, antique car display, Pen Mar Park vintage prints, food, ice cream, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; music by the Rocky Birely Combo from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. "The Grand Hotels of the Blue Ridge" DVD showing at 11 a.m., 1 and 2 p.m., $5. "Greetings from Pen Mar" DVD showing at noon, $5. Some events are free for OMF members. Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive. Call Bill at 301-241-4501 or go to

Bluegrass music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Hickory Ridge Bluegrass Band and The Hanover Express Bluegrass Band will perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $12; free for children younger than 12. Call 717-762-4711 or go to

Dance recital

Ballet and All That Jazz dance students will perform classical ballet, modern, tap, jazz, contemporary and hip-hop styles. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. $5. Purchase tickets at The Maryland Theatre box office or call 301-790-2000. For information, call 301-797-2100.

Dance recital

Potomac Classical Youth Ballet Co. will present "Alexandra, Keeper of Dreams." 2 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, off Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $5 per person. Purchase tickets at the box office one hour before the performance. For information, call 301-733-3636.

In Good Taste

Food festival featuring food samples, wine tasting and culinary demonstrations. Entertainment includes The Ryan Payne Band, noon; Hicktown, 2 p.m.; Fertile Soil, 4 p.m. Free cookbook for attendees. Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $10 admission for adults. For advance tickets, call Randi McClure at 301-745-3620.

Museum Consort

The Museum Consort will present Music for Children of All Ages. Selections include "A Day in the Park," "A Children's Suite in Three Movements" and "The High School Cadets March." 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

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