Weekend Calendar - 10/20

October 20, 2012

Fall craft bazaar
More than 50 vendors will participate. Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today; car show, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. Proceeds from food sales will go to the gymnastics program at Fort Ritchie Community Center. Call 301-241-5085 or go to

Open Airplane Afternoon
A display of vintage airplanes made in Hagerstown, including World War II-era planes. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Aircraft Services, 14235 Oak Springs Road, near Hagerstown Regional Airport. Free; donations requested to support Hagerstown Aviation Museum. Call 301-733-8717.

Fall Fest
Pumpkin painting, costume contest for kids and adults. Tractor pull. Food available for purchase. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Rohrersville Ruritan, 21023 Rohrersville School Road,  Rohrersville. Call 240-818-1038.

Pumpkin Festival at Renfrew
A joint fundraiser for Renfrew Institute and Renfrew Museum. Pumpkin carving, hayrides, bluegrass music by Eric and Kate Avey of the Boro Boogie Pickers, children’s activities, and soup, cider and bread with admission. Bring long-sleeve shirts, pants and hats or use clothes provided to make scarecrows. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. $8; $4, ages 4 to 12; free for children 3 years and younger. Call 717-762-0373 or 717-762-4723 or email or

AppleFest 2012
Crafters and food vendors will line the streets of downtown Chambersburg. Entertainment at Courthouse Plaza includes Criteria, Staff Infection, The Road Toads, Bryan Herber and HYPE. Activities include pumpkin painting, scarecrow stuffing, dance demonstrations, Miss Penelope the Clown and The Magic of David Wayne. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-0072.

Living History Day
All buildings in the Village and Farmstead will be open along with demonstrators in each. Demonstrations include apple butter cooking, chair caning, flint knapping, sheep sheering, wool spinning and weaving, wood carving and more. Children’s activities include old fashioned clothes washing, pounding wheat to flour, pretzel twisting, doll sewing, birdhouse gourd making and painting, writing with quill pens. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, near Sharpsburg. Call 240-420-1714 or go to

Magic and illusion
Master magicians Clive Allen and Tracy will present theatrical grand illusion. 3 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $20; $10, children. Call 301-790-2000 or go to

‘Dinner with a Perfect Stranger’
The movie dramatizes one woman’s opportunity to meet Jesus and ask questions about the Christian faith and her life. Refreshments and free Bibles. 6:30 p.m. Saturday. St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church of Leitersburg, 21513 Smithsburg-Leitersburg Road, Leitersburg. Call 301-739-5442.

Dance performance
Goose Route Arts Collaborative will present an outdoor dance honoring local history. 4 p.m. Saturday. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 21. Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. Free, donations accepted. Call 301-693-5303 or go to

Ghost walk
Take a walk through the haunted forest, fort and barracks. 7 p.m. Saturday. All visitors in line by 9 p.m. can experience the tour. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. $5 ages 6 and older; free for ages 5 and younger. Call 301-842-2155.

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