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Weekend Calendar - 8/6

August 05, 2011

Summer festival

Children's games, face painting, petting zoo, play area with inflatables, arts and crafts vendors, magician, food and bake sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro. Call 301-671-5005 or go to www.fkhv.org.


Exhibit and grand opening

The Race Street Artist Co-op will have a public exhibit and grand opening. 6 p.m. today. Race Street Artist Co-op, 410 W. Race St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-671-0954, email racestreetartists@gmail.com or go to www.facebook.com/racestreetartists.


Technology of War weekend

Living-history volunteers portraying the 2nd Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters and Confederate infantry will illustrate advances in military technology during the Civil War. A historic weapons collection will be on display all weekend in the visitor center. Programs from 10:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; camp open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Programs 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., camp open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Park admission fee is $4 per person or $6 per vehicle. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg. Call 301-432-5124.


Signal Corps weekend

The Pry House Field Hospital Museum and South Mountain Battlefield will join signal forces for live signaling demonstrations and talks at both sites. The 114th Signal Battalion, Fort Detrick, Md., will have a display, talks and demonstrate modern signal communications. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. Pry Field House Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville. Call 301-416-2395 or go to www.civilwarmed.org.


Music by the Lake

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition will perform the final Music by the Lake concert. 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-3132.


Porch Pickin' Bluegrass

Bluegrass music by local musicians and artwork by local artists who will bring their easels to paint and sketch during the afternoon. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Bowles House Visitor Center, 439 E. Main St., Hancock. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Call 301-745-5877 or go to www.nps.gov/choh.


E & Me

E & Me will perform in a concert sponsored by Coca-Cola. Noon to 4 p.m. today. Hagerstown Premium Outlets, 495 Premium Outlets Blvd., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-790-0300.


American roots music

3 Penny Acre will perform folk music with a twist. 5:30 p.m. today. Berkeley Springs State Park, corner of U.S. 522 and Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.mac icehouse.org.


Mercersburg Lions Community Fair

The fair kicks off with a community vespers service at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. Sunday. Fairgrounds open at 5:30 p.m. nightly; 7:30 p.m. entertainment. Continues through Saturday, Aug. 13. Lions Community Park, Mercersburg, Pa. Free. Go to www.mercersburg.org.


Chalk Art Festival

Fifty artists will chalk streets and sidewalks. Activities for children. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Downtown Shepherdstown, W.Va. Go to www.shepherdstownchalkartfestival.org.


Disc golf nights

Players throw a flying disc, and, just as in regular golf, the goal is to complete a course of nine "holes" in the fewest number of disc throws. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Greens at Hamilton Run, 2 S. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. $3; discs for rent and sale. Call 301-733-8630, email hagerstown greens@hagerstownmd.org or go to www.hagerstowngreens.com.

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