Weekend Calendar - March 4

March 03, 2011

Open mic night

The Washington County Playhouse will host an open mic night. Singers, comedians, puppeteers, magicians and ventriloquists are invited to come in and perform. 8 to 11 p.m. today. The Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free. A light fare menu will be available. Call 301-791-3168.

Arlo Guthrie

The Burns Sisters will perform with Arlo Guthrie. 8 p.m. today. The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $35. For tickets, call 301-790-2000 or go to


Dave Kaplan will talk about "The Awakening of the Butterflies." 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Program included with regular admission of $5 to $7. Go to or call 301-790-0076.

Maple Sugar Festival

Maple-sugaring demonstrations, children's activities. Breakfast and lunch available. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Claud E. Kitchens Outdoor School at Fairview, near the intersection of Broadfording and Draper roads, Clear Spring. Free admission. Call 301-766-8138.

Mardi Gras

Pre-Lenten Mardi Gras Casino Night and Auction. 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday. St. Joseph Catholic Church, Parish Center, 17630 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. $25 per person; proceeds benefit church's building fund and the Parent-Child Center. Call Angie at 301-797-9445. Childcare available; call Neil in advance 301-797-5064. Snow date is Sunday.


National Wrestling League/House of Pain, 30-man battle royal for vacant NWL heavyweight title; eight-man tornado elimination match for vacant NWL tag-team titles. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. KOA Campground, 343 Campground Road, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Tickets cost $10 to $15. Call John Rambo at 301-797-0627 or e-mail

Family movie night

Featuring an animated movie with animals. 7 p.m. Saturday. Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free admission, plus free popcorn and drinks. Go to


Coin show

Interstate coin show. Buying, selling and trading of coins, currency and stamps. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Grand Venice Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Free. Call Interstate Coin Club at 301-739-5414.

Gallery Quartet

Features the Piano Quartet in G minor, Opus 25, by Johannes Brahms. Reception follows. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, City Park, Hagerstown. $5; free for members. Call 301-739-5727 or e-mail Go to

'The Sound of Music'

In this 1965 classic, musical film, a young woman leaves an Austrian convent to become governess for the children of a widowed, retired naval officer. Rated G. 2 p.m. Sunday. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets for adults, Tickets cost $3 to $5. Call 717-263-0202 or go to

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