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Weekend Calendar - Aug. 23

August 23, 2013

Simple Transport 6

Air-cooled Volkswagen show. Also vintage motorcycles and bicycles. BMX track open house. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Hagerstown Fairgrounds, 370 N. Cannon Ave., Hagerstown. $2, spectators; free for ages 12 and younger. Call 240-675-7976 or go to www.simple-transport.com.

Spudfest

Potatoes will be harvested by horse-drawn plow and picked up by children for prizes. Machinery demonstrations. Potato-themed lunch will be sold. Event from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum at Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Call 240-420-1714, email eoverdorff@washco-md.net or go to www.ruralheritagemuseum.org.

Post Sock Rock

Bands include Samuel Powers, Glass, Gaffer Project and Aaron Agre. 7 to 10 p.m. today. Right Choice Ministries, 20204 Old Forge Road, Hagerstown. $5. Call 301-797-8157.

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Rock to Victory

Classic, southern rock and rockabilly concert to raise funds for Victory Junction. Open to ages 21 and older. 1 to 8 p.m. today. Woodmen of the World Campground, 8334 Reichard Road, Fairplay. $10 before Aug. 24; $15 at the gate. Call 240-707-9443.

Concert in the Park

The U.S. Navy’s Country Current will play bluegrass and country music. 7 p.m. today. Shafer Park gazebo, 37 Park Drive, Boonsboro. Call 301-432-5141.

Augustoberfest

Bavarian food, German dancers, Alphorn music and a German rock band. Children’s activities include a Punch and Judy show. Volksmarch at 8 a.m. today. German car show at 9 a.m. Sunday. Event from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. each day. Central parking lot, City Center, North Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $5 each day; free for ages 12 and younger with a paying adult. Call 301-739-8577, extension 116, or email kgiffin@hagerstownmd.org.

World War II re-enactors

Talk to U.S. soldiers, German soldiers, women of the American Red Cross Clubmobile service and visit the Town Museum. There will be a display of weapons, field equipment and more. Part of Williamsport’s C&O Canal Days. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. Springfield Farm, Springfield Lane, Williamsport. Go to www.williamsportmd.gov.

Model boating

The American Model Yacht Club will hold a model boat regatta. Following racing, the public will be able to try controlling the large models. Small wooden boats will be for sale. 10 a.m. Sunday, registration; 11 a.m. racing; 1 p.m. demonstration; children’s workshop at noon. Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. City Park Lake, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Email heather@historiccitypark.com.

Everybody’s Day at Pen Mar

The Ray Birely Orchestra will provide music for ballroom dancing during Everybody’s Day. Jitterbug contest at 2:30 p.m.; waltz contest at 2:45 p.m. Event starts at noon Sunday. Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, near Cascade. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Hagerstown Municipal Band’s Big Band will perform big band music as a finale to the band’s 99th season. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. City Park’s Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to www.hagerstownband.org.

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