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Five for your planner: Tuesday, Aug. 6

August 05, 2013
  • Leitersburg Peach Festival features food, fresh peaches, peach pies and peach ice cream. Crafts, petting zoo, antique tractors, quilt raffle, pony rides, peach pie contest and more. Sponsored by Leitersburg Ruritan Club. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. Leitersburg Ruritan Community Park, behind Leitersburg Fire Hall, Leitersburg. Free admission and parking. Call 301-733-0231.
Joe Crocetta / Joe Crocetta

1. Peach festival

Leitersburg Peach Festival features food, fresh peaches, peach pies and peach ice cream. Crafts, petting zoo, antique tractors, quilt raffle, pony rides, peach pie contest and more. Sponsored by Leitersburg Ruritan Club. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. Leitersburg Ruritan Community Park, behind Leitersburg Fire Hall, Leitersburg. Free admission and parking. Call 301-733-0231.

2. Old Home Week bike ride

Greencastle Old Home Week’s highlights for Saturday, Aug. 10, include the Tour of Antrim Township bike ride (12-, 22- and 40-mile rides) starting at Jerome R. King Playground, 9 a.m.; music on the square and official festival closing, 8 to 11 p.m. Downtown Greencastle, Pa. For a complete schedule, go to www.oldhomeweek.org.

3. Alt rockers

Deep Swell, shown, will perform with Kelly Carmichael and the Bloody 9s. 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, at Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $10. Call 304-876-3704 or go to www.operahouselive.com.

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4. Mansion House

Meet Valley Art Association artist Tamara Hoffman from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9; and Lucy Ecker from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-797-6813 or go to www.valleyartassoc.com.

5. Cave photos

Shippensburg Historical Society will host an open house to welcome the National Speleological Society convention. Area cave photos, such as Tytoona Cave, shown, will be on display through Saturday, Aug. 31. Open house, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Society, 52 W. King St., Shippensburg, Pa. Call 717-532-6727 or email shiphist@pa.net.


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