World War II Weekend
Williamsport will remember life on the homefront at the fourth annual World War II Weekend. Today's events include Battle in the Park at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; a 1940s fashion show at 2 p.m.; and a USO dance at 7 p.m. Sunday's events include a church service at 10 a.m.; Battle in the Park at 1 p.m.; and Williamsport Town Band patriotic concert and military recognition at 3 p.m. Today and Sunday. Springfield Farm Barn, Byron Memorial Park, Williamsport. Some activities have fees. For a complete schedule, go to www.williamsportmd.gov/wwii_weekend.html.
An autumn fair and community yard sale. First 1,000 children ages 12 and younger receive a free pumpkin; first 750 children 12 and younger receive a free apple. Event includes free scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, hay rides, pony rides, petting zoo and Country Showcase of America Jamboree. Today, yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Hoedown from 1 to 4 p.m. Fairgrounds Park, 351 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. Free. Go to www.hagerstownmd.org.
Apple Butter Festival
A parade kick off the apple-butter themed activities today at 9 a.m., followed by two days of family-friendly games, music, food, fine arts and local crafts. Today, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Berkeley Springs State Park and downtown Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 1-800-447-8797 or go to www.applebutterfestival.org.
Fire Prevention Week
Activities include children's firefighter challenge, firetruck rides, Maryland CHIP, firetrucks, ambulances and Sparky the Fire Dog. Today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Funkstown Volunteer Fire Co., 2 S. Westside Ave., Funkstown. Parking available at the Funkstown American Legion.
A weekend of music and wine. Today's music includes Blue Transfer Band, Adam Taylor and Backroads Blues Band; Sunday's music includes Skweez Play, The Rogues and Mama Jama. Today and Sunday, gates open at 11 a.m. Knob Hall Winery, 14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring. Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door; $5 for ages 7 to 20; VIP tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Call 301-842-2777 or go to www.knobhallwinery.com/winestock-2011.
Freedom Valley Chorus
A barbershop concert, "Hijinks on the High Cs," with guest musicians from the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts and barbershop quartet Hit Parade. Today, 7 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. $10 to $15 in advance; $2 additional at the door. Call 301-797-0051 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pen Mar concert
The Ray Birely Orchestra will perform for the final concert and dance of the season. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Rain or shine. Call 240-313-2700.
Project Natale will perform jazz. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. $5; free for museum members and ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.