Five events for your planner: Monday, Sept. 26

September 26, 2011
  • Vicki Lawrence and her character Mama will perform at 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at The Maryland Theatre.
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1. Come to Mama
“Vicki Lawrence & Mama,” a two-woman show, will feature stand-up comedy, music and observations about real life by Vicki Lawrence and her alter ego. 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $39 and $49. Call 301-790-3500 or go to

2. Saddling up to help kids
‘Saddle up for St. Jude’ judged horse trail ride and silent auction-sat will be Saturday, Oct. 1, registration 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., ride 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., silent auction 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Washington County Agriculture Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. All skill levels, costume division. Donation $35; sponsors encouraged. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Call 301-432-4782. Go to

3. ‘Let’s roll’
Brendan Wilson, a National Park Service ranger, will discuss Flight 93, its 40 passengers, including the crew, and their actions that saved hundreds of lives in Washington, D.C. The talk will also include project plans for the memorial and its interpretive features. 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-9325, go to or follow  @greencastlemuzm on Twitter.

4. Movie for free
“Peyton Place” will be featured during Retro Wednesday. (Not rated) 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Go to

5. Heart healthy
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, author of “Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease,” will discuss heart disease. Ann Esselstyn will do a cooking demonstration and give tips on how to cook and shop for heart health. A heart-healthy meal will be offered following the talk. 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. Mercersburg Academy’s Burgin Center, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. To RSVP for dinner, email

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