1. Tasty tomatoes
Tomato Tasting Day will be noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Horticultural Center, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, Pa. The public is invited to taste many different types of tomatoes and rate them for flavor and aesthetics. Other contests during the day include largest tomato contest, 1 p.m.; salsa contest, 2 p.m., and ugliest tomato, 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Franklin County’s Penn State Cooperative Extension. Call 717-263-9226 or email email@example.com.
2. For the tech-minded
2012 Tri-State Technology Fair will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Hagerstown Community College’s Elliott Center, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Explore new innovations in IT services, business marketing, cell phones, cyber security, biotechnology, medical treatment, home automation, alternative energy, fiber optics, cable networking and more. Register in advance for door prize eligibility or go to www.herald-mail.com, look for the Tech Fair tab in the Hot Topics bar near the top of the home page.
3. Feeling the blues
Wind Down Friday features The Cross Bonz and Pete Lancaster who will perform 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Cash bar. 6 to 9 p.m. $5; $2, ages 12 and younger. Call 301-790-3500 or go to www.mdtheatre.org.
4. It’s a country thang
U.S. Navy Country Current will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Rain site is Waynesboro Area Middle School. Call 717-762-4723.
5. Summer blow-out