Weekend calendar - June 2

June 02, 2012

Soap Box Derby
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. 9 a.m. today. Hancock. For information, call Scott Fox at 301-678-6613.

Fishing rodeo

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal fishing rodeo. Registration at 9 a.m. Fishing 10 to 11:30 a.m. today. C&O Canal, Cushwa Basin, U.S. 11, Williamsport. For rules, call 301-582-0813.

Strawberry festival
Strawberries and strawberry desserts will be sold. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Ringgold Ruritan Club, 14247 Windy Haven Road, Smithsburg.

Canal boat tours
The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal 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.

Downtown House Party
Blues music. 11 a.m. gates open; closes 9:30 p.m. City Center Lot, North Potomac Street, downtown Hagerstown. $40 at the gate; $7 ages 6 to 12; free for children ages 5 and younger. ID required. Go to

Summer jam reunion concert
KIX, Dirty Deal and Blackmail will perform. 2 to 8 p.m. today. Shiley Acres, 1446 Nadenbousch Lane, Inwood, W.Va. $23. Go to

Drum circle and dances
Interfaith dances promoting peace, unity and joy through easy-to-learn music from many spiritual traditions. Community drum circle, 6:30 p.m.; dances, 7:30 p.m. today. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 259 S. Main St., Liberty Street entrance, Chambersburg, Pa. Bring drums. Call 717-267-0413.

Dance recital
Dancin Time Studios dance recital “Let Your Light Shine,” featuring hip-hop, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, flamenco and tap. 6:30 p.m. today and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro. $11. Call 301-797-5696 or email

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