Weekend Calendar - June 9

June 09, 2012

Garden tour

Presented by the Friends of the Washington County Rural Heritage Museum. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Purchase tickets at gardens on tour. Tomlin gardens, 326 N. Main St., Boonsboro; The Sharing Gardens of Kathy Kline, 8125 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro; German Four-Square Garden, Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro; English cottage garden, 207 W. Main St., Sharpsburg; Klein gardens, 20326 Townsend Road, Rohrersville; and Aldis gardens, 4911 River Road, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets cost $10 per person. Call 240-420-1714 or go to

‘Eating Alaska’

A documentary about a vegetarian who moves to Alaska and marries a fisherman and deer hunter. 3 p.m. today. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Call 304-876-3704 or go to

Auto racing

Dukes Family Night, Hoosier Daddy, late model sportsman special with time trials, plus pure stocks and hobby stocks. Appearing rain or shine will be Ben Jones who played Cooter in the original “Dukes of Hazzard” series. 3 p.m. today gates open; Ben Jones from 4 to 7 p.m.; racing at 7. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $5 general admission. Call 301-582-0640.


Tractor and truck pull

Interstate points pull. Bring lawn chairs. Food. 6 p.m. today. Two Top Ruritan, five miles south of Mercersburg, Pa., on Pa. 75 to Two Top Road. $10; $5, ages 8 to 12. Call 717-729-1412 or 717-360-1162.

Spit Ur Peace open mic

Poet and author Adeka Rose featured. 9 p.m. today. Admission is $8. Georgia Boy Café at Park Circle, 325 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. Call 240-329-2232.

Canal boat tours

The Chesapeake & 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 the summer. C&O Canal Williamsport Visitor Center, 205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. Free; first come, first served. Call 301-582-0813.

The Herald-Mail Articles