Weekend calendar

July 23, 2010

Monster Jam

Monster trucks return to Hagerstown Speedway. Six trucks are expected for the show. Today, gates open at 5 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.; Saturday, pit party at 4 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.; Sunday, gates open at noon, show starts at 2 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $15, advance tickets; $20, reserved seats; $5, children. Adult tickets cost $18 and $23 at the gate. Call 301-582-0640 or go to

Wind Down Friday

The K.B. Project performs. Today, 5 to 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 at the door. Call 301-790-2000 or go to

Artillery program

Firing demonstrations of an 18th-century 6-pound cannon. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. Admission costs $3; $2 for children. Call 301-842-2155.

Road bowling

Spectators and players are invited to the third annual Irish Road Bowling event in connection with the Morgan County Fair. Four-person teams register at 10:30 a.m. Competition begins Saturday at 11 a.m. Cacapon State Park, off U.S. 522, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Picnic in the pavilion after the event. Call Mary Wolfe at 304-258-4958 or send an e-mail to">


Harry Potter movie day

Three Harry Potter movies will be shown Saturday. Features "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" at 1 p.m.; "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" at 4 p.m.; and "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" at 7 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Each movie costs $5; $3 for students and children. Three-movie package costs $10; $5 for students and children. Call 717-263-0202.

Saturday Plus

Amateur geologist Alan Hedges presents "Could an Earthquake Happen in Washington County?" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Saturday, 2 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Presentation is free with museum admission charge of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Music by the Lake

Patent Pending bluegrass band performs. Saturday, 7 p.m. City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-3132.

Summer Oldies Concert

A doo-wop show featuring Charlie Thomas' Drifters, The Cookies, Barbara Harris of the Toys, and The Legends of Doo Wop, a tribute ensemble featuring Tommy Mara of the Crests, Tony Passa of the Fascinators, Steve Horn of the Five Sharks and Frank Mancuso of the Imaginations. Saturday, 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $45 and $25 plus processing fees. Call 301-790-2000 or go to

Pen Mar dance concert

Spectrum performs. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

Barbershop chorus

Mason-Dixon Barbershop Chorus performs. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. $5; free for members and children ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-5727.

Municipal band

Hagerstown Municipal Band performs, featuring the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

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