Weekend calendar - June 16

June 15, 2012

First Call Weekend
Event focuses on the Maryland Campaign of 1862 during the Civil War. Opening ceremonies will be today at 10 a.m. in the gardens at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Most events will be at City Park. Today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 301-791-3246.

MIHI Fishin’ Frenzy
Awards for largest fish and smallest fish caught, largest trout and largest five trout caught. Open to ages 12 and younger, ages 65 and older and those with disabilities. Today, registration at 8 a.m.; fishing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pangborn Park, 530 Pangborn Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 301-745-6444.

Tour of Washington County
The Antietam Velo Club will host the Tour of Washington County bicycle race. Stage 1 will be today from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Smithsburg, stage 2 will be Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Boonsboro to Sharpsburg on Md. 34, and stage 3 will be Sunday with short-course racing in downtown Williamsport. Call 301-739-5653 or go to

Picnic pull
Garden tractor pull. Today, 1 p.m. 12305 Smithsburg Pike, Smithsburg. Rain date is Sunday. Free. Go to

Downsville Ruritan Carnival
Event includes food, bingo and amusements. Today, opens at 5 p.m.; entertainment begins at 7 p.m. Byron Memorial Park, U.S. 11, Williamsport. Tickets cost $16.

Christian choir
Members of the National Christian Choir will perform. Today, 5 p.m. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. Free. Reservations are required. Call 301-733-4722 and leave a message or send an email to

Open airplane afternoon
The Hagerstown Aviation Museum will present a Father’s Day event. Museum aircraft will be open to the public, including a Fairchild C-82, a C-119 “Flying Boxcar,” a 1943 Fairchild PT-19 World War II trainer and a 1928 Kreider Reisner KR-31 biplane, all built in Hagerstown. Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Hagerstown Aircraft Services, 14235 Oaks Springs Road, north of Hagerstown. Free admission; donations accepted. Call 301-733-8717 or go to

Pen Mar Park concert
The Dave Winter Group will perform ballroom music during the Pen Mar Park concert series. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

Military band concert
The Maryland Defense Force Band will perform. Sunday, 4:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College’s Alumni Amphitheater, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Free. Call 240-500-2346.

Summer band concert
The Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform. Marlin Barnes will be the soloist with the addition of fifes. The concert will feature Civil War-era fife and percussion music to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 169, or go to

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