Staff picks for May 31 to June 6

May 31, 2012

The Top Five

Monthly Friday night car show. Music by Chubby. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 1, in front of Smitty’s Ice Cream, Potomac Street, Williamsport. $3; benefits local boy with leukemia. Call 301-573-1501.

Music, tattoos and pin-up girls
Rock Ink Roll 4 will celebrate rockabilly music, tattoos, vintage clothing and vintage lifestyles. Open to ages 21 and older. 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Earth Dog Cafe, 398 S. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. $5 admission; $5 entry into pinup contest. Call 304-258-0500 or email

The Hub City Opera Ensemble will present “Carmen,” the story of a dutiful soldier’s obsession with a hot-blooded woman. 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, Thursday, June 7, and Saturday, June 9; matinee 3 p.m. Sunday, June 3. Hagerstown Community College’s Kepler Theater, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $20; $15, students and seniors. For tickets, go to

Reunion concert
KIX, Dirty Deal and Blackmail will perform. 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, Shiley Acres, 1446 Nadenbousch Lane, Inwood, W.Va. $23. Go to

Wine, cheese and chocolate
The fundraiser will feature an auction of items like a jet fighter ride, helicopter ride, spa treatment and more. For ages 21 and older. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $25, includes five tastings each of wine, cheese and chocolate. Email

The Five Free

First Friday
Children’s activities, artists demonstrating their work, originals and covers by Scott and Laurie Matlock, and  bluegrass by Chelsea McBee and the Random Assortment. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Square and nearby venues in downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-267-1396 or go to

The Faire at Persnickety Place
More than 10 vendors and artisans will be featured. April Love will autograph her book, “Manifesting Princess”; antique cars; petting zoo; food and ice cream. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Small Things Crafts, 107 E. Main St., Hedgesville, W.Va. Call 304-754-8075, go to or go to

Soap box derby race
All-American Soap Box Derby local race will feature youth from the Tri-State area competing for a trip to Akron, Ohio, for the international race. Begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 2, in front of Hancock Community Center. For information, call Scott Fox at 301-678-6613.

Canal boat tours
On Saturday and Sunday, the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park offers canal launch boat tours from Cushwa Basin to Lock 44. 10:30 a.m. and 12:15, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through summer. C&O Canal Williamsport Visitor Center, 205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. Free; first come, first served. Call 301-582-0813.

City Park gospel concerts
Sound Doctrine opens the summer season of gospel concerts on Wednesdays at the band shell at City Park in Hagerstown. 7 p.m. City Park band shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-5464.

The Herald-Mail Articles