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Weekend calendar

September 17, 2010

An Evening with Randy Travis



Randy Travis performs. 8 p.m. today. H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. Tickets cost $45 to $65. Call 717-477-7469 or go to http://www.luhrscenter.com.

Community show



Two-day exhibit and flea market for area residents. Today, exhibits of garden produce, canned goods, handmade crafts and more at 4 p.m.; spaghetti dinner at 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, flea market from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; chicken barbecue, 11 a.m.; and auction at 3 p.m. Wacohu Grange, 16412 National Pike, Huyett's Crossroads. Local residents invited to display goods. Call Judith Reichard at 304-274-1636.

Steam and gas show



Three-day festival features antique gas and steam engines threshing wheat, baling straw and sawing lumber; and a parade of equipment at 1 p.m. daily. Entertainment each evening in the pavilion. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through Sunday. Two Top Ruritan, Two Top Road, off Pa. 75, five miles south of Mercersburg, Pa. Free admission.

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Auto racing



Small Car Nationals on Friday and Saturday. Late model sportsmen, pure stocks and a powder-puff race. 7:30 p.m. today; 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Tickets for today cost $10 to $20; free for ages 11 and younger; Saturday, tickets cost $15 to $25; free for ages 11 and younger. In case of rain, call 301-582-0640, e-mail info@hagerstownspeedway.com">info@hagerstownspeedway.com or go to http://www.hagerstownspeedway.com.

Equine rescue family fun day



The day features food, fun, music, games and prizes, and a chance to meet rescued horses. Caroline Rider and two horses will perform to music. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Windy Rock Equine Rescue, 12324 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring. Call 240-357-6754 or go to http://www.windyrock.org.

Autumn Arts Festival



Activities throughout City Park. Both days will feature live music at Peter Buys Band Shell. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8393 or e-mail hagerhouse@hagerstownmd.org">hagerhouse@hagerstownmd.org.

Canal-Apple Days



Two-day festival. Parade opens the festival at 11 a.m. Saturday; fiddle and banjo contest, arts and crafts, food through 6 p.m. Activities from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; baby contest from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Russ and Donna Miller Band plays for dancers from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Widmeyer Park, Hancock, Md. Call Larry at 301-678-6555.

Sharpsburg Heritage Festival



Artists, authors, antique cars, yard sales, storytelling and displays about town history. Music by Kelly Carmichael, Hucklebuck, The Gary Jackson Blues Band, Skyla Burrell Blues Band and Golden Butter Band. The 2nd Maryland Drum and Fife will perform and lead a candlelight alley walk through Sharpsburg at 7 p.m.; event from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Downtown Sharpsburg. Go to http://www.sharpsburgheritagefestival.org.

Pottery festival



Thirty potters at Cumberland Valley Pottery Festival will sell bowls, pots, urns, mugs and other pieces. Some artists will demonstrate their technique. Silent auctions. Food will be sold. Live music by Ladies in the Parlor from noon to 3:30 p.m. Event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; pottery workshops from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free admission. House tours are available for a fee. Call 717-762-4723.

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