Weekend calendar

July 09, 2010

Freaky Fridays Ghost Tours

A tour featuring spooky tales of unexplained goings-on at the Hager House. 9 p.m. today. Jonathan Hager House, 110 Key St., City Park, Hagerstown. $3 per person. Intended for ages 9 and older. Call 301-739-8393 or e-mail">

Free movie

The movie "Garfield" (PG) will be shown. Free hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, sodas. Dusk today. Grace United Methodist Church parking lot, 712 Church St., Hagerstown. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. If it rains, the movie will be shown indoors.

Wind Down Friday

Sack O' Marbles performs. 5 to 8 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 at the door, discounted season tickets are available. Call 301-790-2000 or go to

Model railroads for kids

Thomas the Tank Engine Day, with free railroad activities for kids of all ages. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Railroad Museum, 525 Highland Way in Hagerstown City Park. Free. Call 301-739-8393, e-mail"> or go to


Space program overview

Neil Bachtell, a technician with the Johns Hopkins University space program, will talk about the space program. 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., in downtown Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Auto racing

Ernie D's 25 Special, a 25-lap race with a $2,500 purse. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Tickets cost $16 to $25. In case of inclement weather, call 301-582-0640, e-mail"> or go to

Classical guitar

Candice Mowbray will present an informal classical guitar performance. Noon to 1 p.m. Saturday. Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Go to

Anniversary concert

Morning Star Singers host a concert, including The Masters Trio, Gospel Strings Bluegrass, Threshold and others. 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Falcon Park, 13064 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown. Bring lawn chairs. $6. Call 301-733-9365.

Municipal band

Hagerstown Municipal Band performs, featuring Marlin Barnes, percussion soloist. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Band performs Sundays through Aug. 22. Free. Go to

Gone to the dogs

Have a family picnic with the family dog. Bring a picture of your dog and enter the dog-photo contest. Music and prizes. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Morgan's Grove Park, W.Va. 480, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $10; $5, children younger than 10. Admission includes food. Proceeds benefit Shepherdstown Visitors Center. Call 304-876-2786.

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