Weekend calendar

July 16, 2010

Mega Jam Bash

Bands, musicians and the public are invited. Musicians should bring a side dish to the pavilion next to the band shell. Sign up from 3 to 5 p.m., music from 5 to 9 p.m. today. Peter Buys Bandshell, City Park, Hagerstown. Call Lauren Kahn at 301-305-6561. Sponsored by Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

Ice cream social and book sale

More than 1,000 books will be offered for sale. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Wayne Band plays at 9:15 a.m.; Boro Boogie Pickers at 10 a.m.; Mountain Air at 12:30 p.m. Entertainment for children. Kathy Renninger will display her artwork. Ice cream by Antietam Dairy. Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Call 717-794-2240.

Auto racing

Regular show. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Tickets cost $10 to $20. In case of inclement weather, call 301-582-0640, e-mail"> or go to

Battle of Funkstown

Craft vendors, period music, street battle 10 a.m. today, and Battle of Funkstown at 4 p.m. today. Events continues through Sunday. Downtown Funkstown and Funkstown Memorial Park and Ballfield. Go to


Trains for Everyone

HO-scale model railroad. Trains for kids to run. Historic railroad equipment, artifacts and photos. 1 to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free, ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Smithsburg Pride Days

Two days of craft and food vendors, plus, on today, a fun run at 8 a.m., a parade at 11 a.m., a dance at 6 p.m. and fireworks at dusk. 8 a.m. to dusk today; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For complete schedule, go to

Rail trail bike ride

Naturalist Charles Sullivan will lead a guided bike ride on the Western Maryland Rail Trail beginning at 9 a.m. today at C&O Bicycle, 9 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock. The ride will last about four hours. Bring water. Bicycle rentals are available. Call Fort Frederick State Park at 301-842-2155.

Bone to be Wild

The Dave Alderson Memorial Motorcycle Ride benefits the Humane Society of Washington County. The ride begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at Harley-Davidson & Buell of Williamsport and ends at Camp Harding Park in Pectonville. Register in advance at or call 301-733-2060, ext. 237 or ext. 239. Register on the day of the event at 10 a.m. at Harley-Davidson & Buell of Williamsport. Registration costs $25 in advance; $30 on the day of the event.

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