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Weekend calendar

July 30, 2010

Old Home Week



A week of activities, concerts and open houses in Greencastle, Pa. Saturday's highlights include breakfast from 6 to 10 a.m.; 5-kilometer run/walk at 8 a.m.; and a motorcycle show at 5 p.m. Sunday's highlights include an antique car show from noon to 4 p.m.; Greencastle-Antrim Alumni Band concert at 2 p.m.; Mercersburg Area Community Band concert at 7:45 p.m.; and an unofficial opening at 10:45 p.m. For a complete schedule of events, go to http://www.oldhomeweek.org.

Berkeley County Youth Fair



The 63rd annual Berkeley County Youth Fair begins Saturday and continues through Aug. 7. Berkeley County Youth Fair Grounds, off Country Club Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. Admission is $5; free for youths 12 and younger. Fair admission fee does not include cost to ride carnival rides. For a complete schedule of events, go to http://www.berkeleycountyyouthfair.org.

Balloon festival



Hot air balloons will be featured in four planned flights -- Saturday at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.; and Sunday at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Music today 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 $15 per car. Call 717-597-0800 or go to http://www.greengrovegardensballoonfestival.com.

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Trains for everyone



H0-scale model railroad, trains for children to operate, historic railroad equipment, artifacts and photos. Saturday and 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.

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. Free will offering. Bring lawn chairs. Held rain or shine. Call Charlie at 717-328-3013 or send an e-mail to charlieemann@embarqmail.com.

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 info@hagerstownspeedway.com or go to http://www.hagerstownspeedway.com.

Music by the Lake



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

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 http://www.hagerstownband.org.

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