The Top Five
Market on the Square
Flower, craft and food vendors will sell their wares from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Public Square in downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 190. Go to www.hagerstownmd.org.
Prospero flees from his rival to a deserted island with his young daughter and becomes a wizard in this Shakespeare play; then he conjures a storm to bring his rival to the island. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 6; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7. Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro. $8; $6, students and children. Call Michael Bair at 301-766-8022 or email email@example.com.
‘Blues, Brews and Barbeque’
Bands include The Boro Boogie Pickers, Grand Point Station, Jerry Rigged and others. Barbecue by CM Pigout and Humble Grill. 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at The Capitol Theatre’s back lot, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. $10, includes six beer tastings; $5 for designated driver. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. Call 717-263-0202 or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org.
Arts and crafts vendors, games for children, lunch, live entertainment and lots of strawberries. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Homewood at Williamsport, 16505 Virginia Ave., Williamsport. Call 301-582-1628 or go to www.homewood.com.
A classic Sherlock Holmes story of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 7 p.m. Friday and Monday, May 9; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7. North Hagerstown High School, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown. $7, adults; $5, students. Purchase tickets at the door. Call 301-766-8238.
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Live music tonight
Music on the Square begins for the season with Brother Down playing original acoustic roots rock from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Skyline Coffee, 2 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free. Contact Ashley at 240-520-3483.
Taste of the Arts
Live music, children’s activities and demonstrating artists. Grand Point Station will perform on the square. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-0072.
Sponsored by Boonsboro Recycling Task Force. Children’s activities, music, food. Puppet show performances start at 10:30 a.m. near the Kid Zone’s pavilion. Boonsboro Middle School Woodwind Ensemble will perform at 10 and 11 a.m. The Yardslippers will perform at the band stand. Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Shafer Park, off Potomac Street, Boonsboro. Go to www.boonsborogreenfest.com.
Meet children’s author Jerrett Krosoczka at 11:30 a.m. Saturday during Reading Day. Activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. include music, magic, stories, visit with authors and a free book for each child while supplies last. Children may bring a favorite stuffed animal and join in an animal parade beginning at 10:15 a.m. in front of the Bon Ton. Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. Call Pat at 301-739-3250, ext. 186.
Historical baseball exhibit
Historic baseball exhibit of major league players from Franklin County, including memorabilia from Nellie Fox, the American League MVP of 1959. There will also be a raffle of Fox memorabilia. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro Pa. Call Renfrew at 717-762-4723 www.renfrewmuseum.org.