Weekend calendar - July 7

July 07, 2012

National Kitchen Garden Day
Learn about the uses of herbs and vegetables by people in the 19th century for cooking and homeopathy. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Pry House Field Hospital, Antietam National Battlefield, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. Call 301-416-2395 or go to

Civil War cinema
“Gettysburg” will be shown. Rated PG. 1 p.m. today. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727, email or go to

Benefit concert
A benefit concert for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Music by Trailer Park Cowboys, Silvertung, A Sound of Thunder and others. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Sunday. 400 American Legion Drive, Williamsport. $12 per day for ages 10 and older; $6 for the second day if you have a wrist-band from the first day. Free for ages 9 and younger. Ages 16 and younger must be with an adult.

Salute to Independence
Performance by The Maryland Symphony Orchestra, fireworks. 7:30 p.m. today. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, north of Sharpsburg. Free. Go to or

Christian concert
Captive Free, a relational music ministry team sponsored by Youth Encounter, will perform. The program is held in conjunction with the Haven Lutheran youth mission trip. 7 p.m. today. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, north of Hagerstown. Free will offering. Call 301-733-5056.

Carl Bittle
Gospel music. 7 to 9 p.m. today. The Way Station, 300 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-552-3404.

Morning Star concert
Music by Driven Quartet, Victory Express, Covalt Family, The Pittmans, Kenny Johnson & Co. and Morning Star Singers. Food will be available. 1 to 10 p.m. today. Falcon Park, 13024 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown. $6. Call 301-733-9365. Bring lawn chairs.

Firecracker 250
Garden tractor pull. 11 a.m. today. 12305 Smithsburg Pike, Smithsburg. Free. Go to

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