Weekend calendar - April 14

April 13, 2012

Alpaca Farm Days

Seven local farms will be on hand with alpacas and products. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Kennel Palace, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-393-5878.

Book singing

Hard-cover book signing with Nora Roberts, Ruth Langan, Sophia Nash and others. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Turn the Page Bookstore, 18 N. Main St., Boonsboro. Free tickets available at 10 a.m. Call 301-432-4588.

Museum open house

All museum buildings will be open including cabins and village. Saturday, garden activity at the German four-square garden with master gardeners; children’s scarecrow craft. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, north of Sharpsburg. Free. Call 240-420-1714.

Renfrew Fun Fly

Renfrew Institute’s annual kite fly with George and Sam Adams. Kite-making workshop from noon to 1:30 p.m. Event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Meadow behind the museum house at Renfrew Museum & Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. $1 for workshop materials. Call 717-762-0373.

Book signing

Nicholas Orfan will sign copies of his book, “Destiny of an Artist.” 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191 or go to

Singing Boys of Pennsylvania

The Singing Boys of Pennsylvania will perform. 3 p.m. Sunday, The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $25; $3 students. Season tickets $50. Tickets will be sold at the door. Call 301-790-0980 or go to

Talent show

Spaghetti dinner and talent show Sunday. The dinner begins at 4:30 p.m., followed at 6 p.m. with a talent show by St. Mark’s members. Costs $6; $3.50 for ages 6 to 12 or free for children younger than 6. Proceeds benefit the youth summer mission trip. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road, Lappans. Call the Rev. Anne Weatherholt at 301-582-0417.

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