Weekend calendar - June 8

June 07, 2013

Scoops & Wickets

Croquet, bocce ball, barrel train rides, petting zoo, inflatables, face-painting, art projects, children’s games, learning activities, balloon sculptures and more. Concessions include ice-cream sundaes. Themed basket auction. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Brook Lane’s main campus, off Leitersburg-Smithsburg Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-733-0331, ext. 272, or go to

Strawberry Festival

Ice cream with strawberry topping, strawberry pie, strawberry shortcake, strawberry cheesecake, fresh local berries by the quart and pint. Hot foods will also be sold. Craft vendors. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Ringgold Ruritan Building, 14247 Windy Haven Road, Smithsburg. Call 301-824-3084 or 301-824-6626.

‘A Country Carnival’

Carnival games for children such as pickup ducks, bean-bag toss and hole-in-one golf, petting zoo, pony rides and inflatables. Crafts, prizes and goodie bags given to children. Participants can get their photograph taken and design a frame to take home. There will also be balloon animals, snow cones and face-painting. Food will be sold. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 14106 National Pike, three miles east of Clear Spring. Free. Rain or shine.

Deafnet Fun Fest

Face-painting, balloons, games, 40-foot obstacle course, dunk tank, inflatables, food. Noon to 6 p.m. today. Deafnet, 551 Jefferson St., Hagerstown. Go to

Mayberry Night

Full racing schedule including Hoosier Tire Mid-Atlantic Late Model Sportsman. Scott Epperson will portray Barney of Mayberry. 7 p.m. today. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. $10, general admission; $25, pit pass; $15, reserved seats. Go to

Astronomy program

Join a park naturalist for an evening of star gazing and sky navigation. Learn the basics of navigation and telescope use. If it’s cloudy or rainy, the program may be rescheduled. 8:30 p.m. today. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool. $3 carload; $5 out-of-state vehicles. Call 301-842-2155.

Pen Mar concert dance

The Rocky Birely Combo will provide music for ballroom dancing. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, near Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Selections include “Chicago Tribune March” by Chambers, Danse Macabre by Saint-Saens, Rhapsody for Flute and Band by Bulla, “The White Blackbird” (piccolo) by Damare and other selections. Melissa Huempfner will be flute and piccolo soloist. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. City Park’s Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

Red, White and Blue Summer concert

The Maryland Defense Force Band will perform. 6:15 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Community College’s Alumni Amphitheater, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. No outside food permitted. Call 240-500-2346 or email

Tri-State Drum Circle

Bring drums, shakers, tambourines, bells, flutes and other percussion instruments for an evening of fun while building community through rhythm. All levels of drumming are welcome. Extra drums available. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, corner of East Washington and Mulberry streets, Hagerstown. Call 301-766-9005 or 301-223-8031.

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