Weekend calendar - Aug. 10

August 09, 2013

Back-to-School Block Party

School supplies will be handed out to students accompanied by a parent or guardian. There will be food, games and music. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-2653.

Folk-pop roots, jazz and blues

Linda Lay and Springfield Exit will perform. 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Berkeley Springs State Park, 2 S. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Star Theatre is the rain location. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Leitersburg Peach Festival

Food, fresh peaches, peach pies and peach ice cream. Crafts, petting zoo, antique tractors, quilt raffle, children’s barrel train, pony rides, peach pie contest and more. Sponsored by Leitersburg Ruritan Club. Proceeds will be used for community projects. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Leitersburg Ruritan Community Park, behind Leitersburg Fire Hall, Leitersburg. Free admission and parking. Call 301-733-0231, 301-791-0219 or 301-824-3606.

Museum with model trains

Scale model display of the Western Maryland Railway, Hagerstown Roundhouse, turntable and surrounding buildings. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-4665.

Living history weekend

Defenders of the Sunken Road Weekend will feature volunteers portraying Confederate soldiers that defended the Sunken Road. Weapons and tactics demonstrations, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. Antietam National Battlefield, off Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg. Entrance fee is $4 ages 16 and older; $6 per family. Call 301-432-5124.

Williamsport C&O Canal launch boat

Interpretive Chesapeake & Ohio Canal launch boat programs will be offered throughout the summer. 10:30 a.m., 12:15, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays to Saturday, Aug. 17. C&O Canal visitor center, 205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. Stop by the visitor center to sign up. Call 301-582-0813.

Battle of Valverde

Re-enactment of the Civil War’s Battle of Valverde, fought Feb. 21, 1862, in the Arizona Territory. 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday camp open to the public. 3 p.m. Saturday. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Call 717-762-4723 or go to

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Selections include “National Emblem March” by Bagley; “Sonata in A” by Telemann; “New York Hippodrome March” by Sousa; and selections from “Sweeney Todd” by Bulla. Gregory Shook will be oboe soloist. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. City Park’s Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

Pen Mar concert series

Music by Just Us 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.

Red Run Park concerts

Back Creek Valley Boys will perform bluegrass music. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Red Run Park, Pa. 16, Rouzerville, Pa. Free.

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