Weekend calendar - July 2

July 01, 2011

Hagerstown Speedway

46th Annual Johnny Roberts Memorial 50 Lap. Late models, late model Sportsman and Purestock beginning at 7 p.m. today. Fireworks will follow the races. Rain date is 6 p.m. July 3.

Antietam Station open house

The public is invited to see the continued restoration of historic Antietam Station. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Antietam Station, 17230 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. Free. Call 301-800-9829 or

Tractor pull

Sponsored by Shenandoah Valley Tractor Pullers. Classes include garden tractors, tractors with motorcycle engines and two classes of mini-rod tractors that are fitted with automotive engines. 4 p.m. today. Rohrersville Community Park, Rohrersville. $7; free for children younger than 8. Bring lawn chairs. Call 240-818-1038.

Salute to Independence

A performance by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra and fireworks. 7:30 p.m. today, fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m. Antietam National Battlefield north of Sharpsburg. Free, donations accepted for next year's event. Go to or

Pottery demonstrations

FireRobin Farm Pottery will demonstrate wheel-thrown pottery. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. FireRobin Farm Pottery, 21708 Ringgold Pike, Hagerstown. Free. Call Michael McIntyre at 240-446-8217 or email

Clear Spring Independence Day

Patriotic celebration includes live bands, children's games, house tour, food. Event begins at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Clear Spring Independence Jam Committee. Plumb Grove Mansion and Museum, off Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. Call 301-842-2252.

Pen Mar concert

Arrow Trio performs. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Rain or shine. Call 240-313-2700.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

The Hagerstown Municipal Band will continue its Sunday concert series. The concert will feature trumpet soloist John Pursell in the band's patriotic salute. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

'Let Freedom Ring'

Church choir will present a patriotic musical, followed by pie and ice cream. 6 p.m. Sunday. Waynesboro Otterbein Church's Ministry Center, 912 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro. Entrance in rear. Free. Call 717-762-7147 or go to

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