Weekend calendar - July 30

July 29, 2011

Artillery program

Firing demonstrations of an 18th-century, 6-pound cannon are featured throughout the weekend. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Sunday. Fort Frederick State Park, off Md. 56, Big Pool. Park entrance fee. Call 301-842-2155.

Rock the Hilltop 2011

A back-to-school party for the community. Games, face painting, inflatable bounce, dunk tank, animal balloon clown, food, cotton candy, door prizes and free school supplies. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Hilltop Christian Fellowship, 12624 Trinity Church Drive, Clear Spring. Call 301-842-3759.

Ag Expo & Fair

Highlights include music by Fertile Soil at 5 p.m. and bull riding at 7:30 p.m. today. Opens at 10 a.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center Complex, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Admission costs $2 per person; 8 and younger free. Go to

Dance competition

Hoodhop, a hip-hop-style dance competition, will feature dancers from Noland Village, Frederick Manor, Fairgrounds, Cortland Apartments, West End and Wheaton Park areas. Show will feature a tribute to local military veterans. 4 to 6 p.m. today. Doubs Woods, Maryland Avenue, south Hagerstown. Call 301-991-5367.

Music by the Lake

Patent Pending will perform bluegrass. 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-3132.

World music

One World Tribe performs world music featuring hip-hop, reggae, funk and African rhythms. Workshop on African drumming and dancing, 4 p.m., bring drums; concert, 5:30 p.m. today. Western border of Berkeley Springs State Park, corner of U.S. 522 and Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Pen Mar concert

Jay and the Jingos perform. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Rain or shine. Call 240-313-2700.

Red Run Park entertainment

A.K. Country performs. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Red Run Park, Pa. 16, Rouzerville, Pa. Free.

Indie/rock concert

Rookie of the Year will perform with special guest Call Us Kings and And by Love. 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Right Choice Ministries, 20204 Old Forge Road, Hagerstown. $5. Go to

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