Weekend calendar

August 26, 2010

Wind Down Fridays

Riverknot performs for the season finale of Wind Down Fridays. 5 to 8 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 at the door. Call 301-790-2000 or go to

Mighty Mo car show and open house

A hot rod and muscle car show; 1950s-era, Hot Shoppes-themed food; and release of a limited edition print. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Antietam Gallery, Md. 34 near Sharpsburg. Call 301-432-5868.

Spud Fest

Potatoes will be harvested by horse-drawn plow. Prizes will be awarded to children by age groups, for finding the largest and smallest potatoes. Saturday features an antique tractor show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., demonstrations of a stone crusher and corn sheller. Activities include barrel rides and hay rides, potato sack race, spoon relay. Harvesting begins at 11 a.m. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Free, donations accepted. Call 240-420-1714 or go to


Auto racing

The 30th annual Shorty Bowers/Bull Durham Championship, 30-lap late models plus late model sportsman and pure stocks. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Tickets cost $12 to $20; free for ages 11 and younger. In case of inclement weather, call 301-582-0640, e-mail or go to

Autos and antique tractors

An automobile cruise-in at 3 p.m. Sunday, and antique tractor club show from 2 to 5 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown. Call 240-420-1714 or go to

Renfrew Jazz Festival

Renfrew Institute Jazz Festival will feature alto saxophonist Jim Snidero, baritone saxophonist Roger Rosenberg and the Paul Bollenback Trio. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Lawn behind Renfrew Museum, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Rain site is Waynesboro Area Middle School auditorium. Free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 717-762-0373 or go to

Everybody's Day

Pen Mar Park's Everybody's Day features a performance by the Josh Tindall Orchestra, Hub City Lindy Hop dancers, dance contests, American Indian dance re-enactors, miniature carrousel builders, a magician, children's games and Hub City Model A Ford Club. Noon Sunday. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Call 240-313-2700.

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