1. Sharpsburg history
Washington County Historical Society will exhibit items related to Sharpsburg’s history. Opens with reception 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Exhibit continues through Friday, Sept. 27. $5; $3, senior citizens; members and children 15 and younger admitted free. Call 301-797-8782 to confirm tours.
2. DogFest weekend
Festival plans activities for dogs, dog owners and dog lovers, including blessing of dogs, dog shows and demonstrations by trainers. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18. Downtown, German Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Call 304-876-2786 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Wright Brothers
Gerard Blake will present the first of a two-part lecture on Orville and Wilbur Wright and their contributions to technology. Part I (years 1899 to 1903) 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13; Part II is on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St., Smithsburg. Call 301-824-7722 to sign up.