Weekend Calendar

May 28, 2010

Great Boonsboro Rescue Co. carnival

BOONSBORO -- Entertainment includes The Legends, today; Hicktown, Saturday; The Shades, Sunday; Easton Corbin, Monday. Music at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Food stand opens nightly at 5:30 p.m. Concerts are free. Shafer Memorial Park, Park Lane. Carnival tickets cost $15 in advance; $18 at the gate. Friday, May 28, to Thursday, June 3. Purchase tickets at Weis Market, Boonsboro; Weis Market, Eastern Boulevard; Sheetz, Boonsboro. Call 301-432-6979.

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.

Lego robotics

Representatives from the Mid-Atlantic Robotics Society will talk about two Lego robot competitions and explain how to form teams for state competition. 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to



HANCOCK -- The Kelly-Miller Circus features elephants and other animal acts, trapeze and acrobats. 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Widmeyer Park. Advance tickets cost $10 for ages 12 and older, $6 for ages 2 to 11; tickets available at Citizens National Bank in Hancock and Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and at Hancock Fire Co. At the door, tickets cost $14 and $8. Free for children younger than 2. Proceeds benefit Hancock Fire Co.

Auto racing

15th annual Richard "Boney" Bonebrake Tribute 35-lap Late Model Open, plus Late Model Sportsman and Pure Stocks. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike. Tickets cost $15 to $25. In case of inclement weather, call 301-582-0640, e-mail"> or go to

Tractor and truck pull

Lucas Oil and East Coast Pullers Truck and Tractor Pull features super stock/pro stock tractors, modified 2-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive trucks, and red-hot semis. 6 p.m. Saturday. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown. $15; free for ages 7 and younger. Call Jerry at 301-730-9523 or Dave at 301-573-1990 or go to

Guided bike tour

HANCOCK --Ride along the Western Maryland Rail Trail, learn about the role the railway played in the region and learn about local flora and fauna. Meet at Hancock Bike Shop, Pennsylvania Avenue, at 9 a.m. Saturday. Call 301-842-2155.

Youth festival

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- "It's a Bug's World" is the theme for Renfrew Institute's youth festival. The festival includes a clothesline exhibit, workshops and a performance by Waynesboro Children's Theatre Troupe. Ryan Bridge will bring his collection of butterflies, insects, arachnids and hissing cockroaches. Jay Smar will perform folk music. 1 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Renfrew Park, 1010 E. Main St. If it rains, the event will be at Waynesboro Middle School. Advance reservations for the workshops are suggested. For a list of workshops and to sign up for workshops, call 717-762-0373.

Pen Mar Park concert

CASCADE --The Ray Birely Orchestra will open the season. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

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