Weekend calendar - September 24

September 23, 2011

Smithsburg Steam Engine and Craft Show

The festival features steam-driven shingle milling, straw baling, blacksmithing, grain threshing and lumber milling; plus a flea market, arts and crafts, tractors and gas engines and steam traction engines. Today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Smithsburg carnival grounds behind the fire department at 22 N. Main St., Smithsburg. Free admission, parking by donation. Call Sharon at 301-991-4270.

Bark in the Park

Games and activities for dogs and owners, plus vendors, demonstrations and rescue groups. Games include bobbing for hot dogs (canines only), musical sit, owner-dog look alike, best tail wager, best vocalist, and My Dog's Got Talent. Demonstration by Rene Napier of Corporal Punishment Flyball. Five-kilometer fun run starts at 8:30 a.m. in the west pavilion, followed by Dog Jog at 9:15 a.m. All proceeds will benefit Humane Society of Washington County. Today, registration begins at 10 a.m.; activities from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jonathan Hager House & Museum, City Park, Hagerstown. Go to

Rock 'n' Roll at the Hop

Dance to DJ music from the 1950s and '60s. Food will be sold from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Proceeds from the dance will go toward the barn fund. Today, 3:30 to 9 p.m. Allison-Antrim Museum's barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. $12 per person. Call 717-597-9325 or go to

Marching band show

Bands competing are Littlestown High School, Francis Scott Key High School, James Buchanan High School, South Hagerstown High School and New Oxford High School. Exibition performance by Greencastle-Antrim High School. College exhibition performances by Shepherd University and Shippensburg University. Today, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Greencastle-Antrim High School's Kaley Field, 300 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. $7 advance, $8 at the gate; $5 advance, $6 at the gate for students and senior citizens. Advance tickets are available at the high school band office. Call 717-597-3226, ext. 10197.

Magic show

A magic show with master of ceremonies Michael T and performances by Frank Culler of Culler Magic, Dean Burkett, Khan-Du and Co., The Magic of David Wayne, Joe Tripi, and Two Slick Guys with Louis Paul and Derrick Robey. Today, 7 p.m. Hancock Performing Arts Center at Town Hall, 126 W. High St., Hancock. $7; $5, children; $20 for a family of two adults and two children. Purchase tickets at Town Hall or by calling 301-678-5622.

Professional wrestling

National Wrestling League and House of Pain Wrestling Federation will present the Lord of the Rings 7, with the Neil Superior Memorial Cup. Today, 7 p.m. National Guard Armory, 2096 Kelly Island Road, Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets cost $10 to $20. For tickets, call 301-797-0627, or send an email to or

Garden tractor pull

Rohrersville Ruritan Club will host a garden tractor pull. All proceeds will go to park upkeep. Sunday, 1 p.m. Rohrersville Ruritan Community Park, Rohrersville Road (Md. 67), Rohrersville. Free. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Call 240-818-1038.

Red Run Park concert series

Vintage Traditions perform. Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Red Run Park, Pa. 16, Rouzerville, Pa.

Ballroom dancing

Four Easy Pieces perform. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Rain or shine. Call 240-313-2700.

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