Five events for your planner: Wednesday, Sept. 28

September 27, 2011
  • Tina Grim, 43, of Sharpsburg, serves Michael Swomley, 31, of Martinsburg, W.Va., some of her husband Darin Grim's award-winning Jarhead Chili at the last year's Main Street Martinsburg Chili Cook-off. This year's event is Saturday, Oct. 1, in downtown Martinsburg, W.Va.
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1. It's one spicy Saturday night

Main Street Martinsburg's annual Chili Cook-off will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. Vote for your favorite chili. Music by Joe Taxi and Chef Eric Group. 3 to 8 p.m. $5; free for children younger than 7. Call 304-262-4200, email or go to

2. To market, to market we go

Waynesboro Market Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in downtown Waynesboro, Pa. The event will feature craft vendors, food, a beer garden, live music and entertainment, a chili cook-off, scarecrow contest, activities for children and sidewalk classes. Blessing of the animals will be conducted at 11:15 a.m. at Center Square. Events mostly at Main Street and Center Square. For a schedule, call 717-762-0397 or go to

3. Scratch this

Poultry swap and farmers market will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Green Hill Farm, 5329 Mondell Road, Sharpsburg. Area farmers and hobbyists will sell laying hens, baby chicks, turkeys, peacocks, exotic birds, geese, ducks, rabbits, goats as well as flowers, horse tack, local honey, used equipment and tools and more. There will be an inflatable bounce and pony rides Call 304-279-0016 or go to

4. Calling all gearheads

Maugansville car, tractor and motorcycle show will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church parking lot, 17904 Binkley Ave., Maugansville. Dash plaques to the first 50 vehicles. People's Choice trophy. There will be kids games and free rides on Thomas the Tank Engine. There will be free clothing in sizes for all ages and toys. Free food. Free. Call 301-791-8101 or go to

5. Bowling for Alli

Bowl for Alli will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at  Dual Lanes, 1350 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Cost of $15 includes bowling, shoe rental and a beverage. Minimum four people per lane. Proceeds benefit Alli's Fund, for a 3-year-old local girl with Burkitt's lymphoma. Fundraiser sheets available at Dual Lanes and at Murray's Tire & Auto, or call 301-223-6277.

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