Weekend calendar - July 16

July 15, 2011

Thomas the Tank Engine Day

Children may ride on Thomas the Tank Engine, plus Thomas-themed activities and giveaways. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Railroad Museum at City Park, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Call to confirm events and for information, 301-739-7393 or 301-739-8577, ext. 180.

Arts at Old Market Day

Daylong street festival of music, arts, crafts and food. Entertainment at Courthouse Plaza beginning at 9 a.m. today with Grandpoint Station performing from 9 to 9:45 a.m., Launies with Jamie O'Brien from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and the Chris Dean Band from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Entertainment also on the Capitol Theatre stage from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Part of ChambersFest. Call 717-264-0072.

Day in the Park/Battle of Funkstown

The event will include one street and two field battles, Civil War encampment, fireworks, food and craft vendors, settlers, kids events and music. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17. Call 301-739-4212 or go to

Ice-cream social, book sale

Books will be sold, including selections for adults, teens and children. Used videos, DVDs and audio books will be sold. Gift items will be sold. Variety of entertainment throughout the day. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., and surrounding grounds. Parking is available in the plaza lot across from the library off Monterey Lane and in other adjacent lots. Call 717-794-2240.

Possum Holler

Tori Anderson and Possum Holler will perform. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown City Park, Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, downtown Hagerstown. Bring lawn chair. Call 301-739-8577.

Rock the Forge 2011

Bands from the alternative, indie, pop, rock and hardcore scene will perform. Bands include Fallen Sparrow, Living Like Wolves, The Dead Mixtape, Emotional Wreck, Burn False Idols and others. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today. Right Choice Ministries, 20204 Old Forge Road, Hagerstown. $10. On Facebook, search for RCM presents Rock the Forge 2011.


Kody Norris and The Watauga Mountain Boys Bluegrass Band will perform. 7 p.m. today. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theater, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $13; free for children younger than 12. Call 717-762-4711 or go to

Art in the Park

An outdoor art fair for local and regional artists featuring sculpture, painting, fused and stained glass, jewelry, ceramics, and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Berkeley Springs State Park, U.S. 522, downtown Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-6419 or visit Art in the Park WV at

Hagerstown Municipal Band

The Hagerstown Municipal Band will continue its Sunday concert series. The concert will feature oboe soloist Greg Shook. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

Pen Mar concert

Organist Jim Powers 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.

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