Weekend calendar - Sept. 29

September 28, 2012

Hagerstown’s 250th anniversary

Live music, dance and other entertainment on two stages, Faire Off the Square near Elizabeth Hager Center, hayrides to City Park and Rose Hill Cemetery, plus activities in four themes — Tomorrow, History, Today and Transportation. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Public Square and the 100 blocks of North and South Potomac streets and East and West Washington streets in downtown Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 116.

Pet Fest

Demonstrations, vendors and a pet parade. Prizes will be given to the smallest, largest, cutest, prettiest, best of show, owner/pet look alike, most unusual and best dressed. Bring a photo of your pet for the photo contest. Donations will be accepted for the local humane societies. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Fort Ritchie Community center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. Free. Call 301-241-5085, email or go to

Civil War movie premiere

“Divided Valor: Hagerstonians in the Civil War” profiles six city residents and the stories of their participation in the Civil War. 7 p.m. Saturday. Bridge of Life Center,14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $5. For tickets, call 301-791-3246 or visit the visitor’s center at 6 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown.

Lord of the Rings/Neil Superior Memorial Cup 8

Team House of Pain versus Team Summit Wrestling Alliance. 5 p.m. Saturday bell time. Mike Travis’ Mountain Shadows Restaurant, 14954 Buchanan Trail, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. $20 VIP front row seating; $15 ringside; $10 general admission. For tickets, call 301-797-0627 or email

Canal Apple Days

Parade, music, food and apple products. Parade at 11 am.; fiddle and banjo contest at 12:30 p.m.; baby contest at 3 p.m., all Saturday. Worship service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Events from noon to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. Widmeyer Park, West High Street, Hancock. Free. Call 301-678-6555.

Smithsburg Steam and Craft Show

Tractors, craft vendors and food. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Parade 5 p.m. Saturday. Event will be held behind Smithsburg Volunteer Fire Co. off North Main Street, downtown Smithsburg. Call 301-824-1009 or email

Trains for everyone

Displays include HO-scale model railroad, trains for kids to operate, historic railroad equipment, artifacts and photos. 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

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