1. Patriotic voices
The U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Hagerstown Community College Amphitheater, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Free. Call 240-500-2346. Part of Red, White and Blue Concert series.
2. For a higher power
Randy Simpson will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at City Park band shell, Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-5464. Part of City Park gospel concert series.
3. Learn about writing
Author Jaclyn Dolamore will discuss her career and her writing process at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St., Smithsburg. Dolamore is the author of young adult novels including "Magic Under Glass" and "Between the Sea and Sky." 6 p.m. To sign up, call 301-824-7722. Go to www.jaclyndolamore.com.
4. Meet the artists
Meet Valley Art Association artists Tamara Hoffman from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 27; Carol Wilks from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 28; and Lucy Ecker from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Free admission. Call 301-797-6813, email email@example.com or go to www.valleyartassoc.com.
5. A musical ride with Joe Taxi
Fridays @ 5 Summer Concert Series featuring Joe Taxi will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Town Square, downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. Free. Call 304-264-8801, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.travelwv.com.