Five for your planner: Monday, April 23

April 20, 2012

1. A trip back in time

Fort Frederick State Park hosts its annual 18th-Century Market Fair. The fair includes artisans, craftspeople and sutlers and an 18th-century encampment. The fort will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 26, Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 29. The fort is at 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. Admission is $3; $2, ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and younger. Call 301-842-2155 or go to

2. A peek inside
Shenandoah Potomac Garden Club's the 57th annual House and Garden Tour of historic Berkeley and Jefferson Counties will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29. This year's tour includes three homes built in different centuries in Berkeley County, W.Va., and three circa 1800 homes in Jefferson County. All six homes will have fresh floral arrangements. The tour will also include the Judicial Center Rain Garden in Martinsburg, W.Va., which will be shown at no charge by Berkeley Jefferson Master Gardeners. Tickets will be available at all six homes on the day of the tour for $20, adults; $5, ages 12 and younger. Single admissions: $6; $3, ages 12 and younger. Go to

3. Giving it 'All for Nothing'

All for Nothing Weekend will kick off at 8 p.m. Friday, April 27, with Hall of Fame Inductions. $5. The evening continues Saturday, April 28, with activities all day. Berkeley Springs High School auditorium, 149 Concord Ave., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-2871, ext. 105.

4. Back in time

Spring cruise-in and '50s and '60s dance will be Saturday, April 28, at Green Grove Gardens, 1032 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, Pa. All makes and models are welcome for the cruise-in, 2 to 5 p.m. $4 donation goes to O.U.B. Church Baby Rebecca Adoption Fund. '50s and '60s dance with Rock 'n Roll Relics, 6 p.m. $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Call 717-597-0800 or 717-765-6772. Go to

5. Star bright

The TriState Astronomers will host a public star party 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28, at Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center, 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg.  Telescopes will be set up so the public can view the night sky. The event will be canceled if it's cloudy. Call 301-988-9828 or email Go to

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