Weekend calendar

July 29, 2010

Trains for everyone

H0-scale model railroad, trains for children to operate, historic railroad equipment, artifacts and photos. Today through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Wind Down Friday

Pete Lancaster and Stack O' Blues perform. 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

Balloon festival

Hot-air balloons will be featured in five planned flights. Today at 6 p.m.; Saturday at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.; and Sunday at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Music Friday and Saturday by Booker Lee & The Country Fair, Mascaraid, Dimestore Profit and others. Gospel music and praise and worship music on Sunday. Tethered flights are available for $10 per person. Green Grove Gardens Center, 1032 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, Pa. Admission is $15 per car. Call 717-597-0800 or go to


Family movie

"The Goonies" (PG) will be shown outdoors. Picnic coolers are permitted. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Today, theater opens at 7:30 p.m., movie starts at dark. Doub's Woods Park, use Maryland Avenue entrance. Call 240-313-2811 for cancellation information. Go to

Cello choir concert

Cellospeak presents a concert to wrap up a week of student instruction. Today, 7:30 p.m. Wilson College, Laird Hall, off Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, Pa. Free admission. Go to

Southern gospel hymn sing

Singing groups include The Gospel Strings, Bennie Roach, Kenny Johnson, Willing Vessel Ministries and The Clever Family. Saturday, 4 to 9 p.m. Lions Club Community Park, Mercersburg, Pa. Freewill offering. Bring lawn chairs. Rain or shine. Call Charlie at 717-328-3013 or send an e-mail to">

Tractor and truck pull

An interstate points pull. Bring lawn chairs. Food will be sold. Saturday, 6 p.m. Two Top Ruritan, 12270 Two Top Road, Mercersburg, Pa. $10; $5, ages 8 to 12. Call 717-264-5089 or 717-369-5647.

Auto racing

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt 50-lap race, plus pure stock special. Saturday, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Tickets cost $30 to $40. In case of inclement weather, call 301-582-0640, send an e-mail to or go to

Music by the Lake

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition performs. Saturday, 7 p.m. City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-3132.

Big-band dance concert

Andy Angel Quartet performs. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

Municipal band

Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform, featuring saxophone soloist Adam Stephens. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Band performs Sundays through Aug. 22. Free. Go to

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