Five for planner: Wednesday, June 6

June 05, 2012
  • Ben Jones known best for his turn as Cooter on "Dukes of Hazzard" will be at the Hagerstown Speedway Saturday, June 9.
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1. 'Crazy Cooter' comin' at ya

Ben Jones, who played Cooter on "Dukes of Hazzard," will be part of Dukes Family Night Saturday, June 9, at Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Gates open at 3 p.m., meet Jones from 4 to 7 p.m. 7 p.m. racing. Features Hoosier Daddy, late model sportsman special with time trials, plus pure stocks and hobby stocks. Rain or shine. $5 general admission. Call 301-582-0640. To read an interview with Jones, go to

2. Loving the strawberries

The Rohrersville Strawberry Festival will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10, at Rohrersville Ruritan Park, Rohrersville School Road, Rohrersville. Craft vendors, yard sale. Music by Rohrersville Band Saturday; church service followed by a concert by The Heaveners Sunday. Garden tractor pull Sunday. Call 240-818-1038.

3. Music of the Civil War

Sior-Og, comprised of Jean Mulherin, violin, Marsha Nice, guitar and Howard Rhile, tenor and alto saxophone, will perform tunes popular during the Civil War at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, City Park, Hagerstown. $5 per person; free for museum members. Call 301-739-5727 or email

4. Smaller packages

All State Miniature Horse and Donkey Club horse show will start at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 10, at Chambersburg Saddle Club, 7000 Lincoln Way East, U.S. 30, Fayetteville, Pa. Open to miniature horses and donkeys 38 inches and shorter. Miniatures do not have to be registered. Classes include halter, jumping, driving and green horse. Public welcomed. Call 717-352-7262 or email

5. Simple gift of music

The duo Simple Gifts will perform jigs, Americana reels, Klezmer frailachs and Gypsy melodies at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Hancock Community Center, 126 W. High St., Hancock. Freewill donation. Email

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