Weekend calendar -August 20

August 19, 2011

Clear Spring Days Festival

Handmade crafts, live music, food and more. Hosted by Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Clear Spring Carnival Grounds, off Big Spring Road, Clear Spring. Call 301-223-1567.

Church festival

Guilford Station bluegrass gospel band will perform, plus games, a dunk tank, sandwiches and homemade soups, pies and ice cream. 5 to 9 p.m. today. Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church, 14253 Exline Road, west of Hancock. The public is invited. Call 301-678-6038.

The Heritage Ride

A three-hour tour will visit seven Civil War churches in Washington County. For motorcycles and cars. Today 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. registration at St. Thomas' Episcopal Parish, 2 E. High St., Hancock. Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. at St. Thomas, Hancock. The ride ends at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road. $10 requested donation; breakfast by donation. Funds go to St. Mark's Episcopal Church's building fund. Call 301-582-0417 or go to

Concert at the outlets

Project Natale will perform. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Premium Outlets, 495 Premium Outlets Blvd., south of Hagerstown. Free.

Civil War encampment

Re-enactors will portray the 23rd Ohio Infantry and Confederate Infantry recreating the life of a Civil War soldier, how he lived, marched and fought. Weapons and tactics demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday. 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. today; 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg. Visitors Center open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Call 301-432-5124.

Garland's Brigade Weekend

Re-enactors will portray Confederates from Garland's Brigade as they discuss how soldiers lived and fought, and the role they played at South Mountain. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Washington Monument State Park, off Alternate U.S. 40, east of Boonsboro. $2 or $3 per vehicle. Call 301-432-8065.

Endless Summer Festival

Take Two will perform from 4 to 6 p.m.; St. Mark's group will follow. Free hot dogs, hamburgers served from 5 to 7 p.m. Tours of the church and cemetery will be held. Daniel Weatherholt will play the carillon to mark the hours. 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, on the church lawn at 18313 Lappans Road, Boonsboro. Call 301-582-0417 or email

Renfrew Institute Jazz Festival

This year's festival features a guitar summit with guitarists Paul Bollenback, Peter Bernstein and Jack Wilkins, joined by bassist Joseph Lopore and drummer McLenty Hunter. 2 to 4 p.m. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Call 717-762-4723 or go to

Pen Mar dancing

Mike Surratt & ECB 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 trombone soloist Keith Smith. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown City Park, Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

Hancock bluegrass concert

The Country Cousins will perform. Bring lawn chairs and refreshments. 7 p.m. Sunday. Widmeyer Park, Main Street, Hancock. Free, donations accepted. Call 301-678-5719 or email

Red Run Park concert series

Key Largo Band performs. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Red Run Park, Pa. 16, Rouzerville, Pa.

Disc golf nights

Individual players throw a flying disc into a basket or at a target. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Hagerstown Greens at Hamilton Run, 2 S. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. $3; discs for rent and sale. Call 301-733-8630, email or go to

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