Family Fun for weekend of August 10, 2012

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Here are some fun things to do in Washington County this weekend…

Cheap Bowling!
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1 pm to closing
WHERE: Dual Lanes

1350 Dual Highway, Hagerstown



Southside Bowl

17325 Virginia Ave, Hagerstown



WHAT YOU’LL SEE: To celebrate their 61st anniversary, Turner Bowling Centers are offering 61 cent bowling game. You can bowl up to 3 games per person unless there is a waiting list.


They will also have hot dogs or 16 oz  coca-colas for 61 cents each.

COST: 61 cents a game
CONTACT: For more information call the numbers listed above or go to
Trains for Everyone
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 pm
WHERE: Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S Burhans Blvd Hagerstown.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Displays include HO scale model railroad, trains for kids to operate, historic railroad equipment, artifacts and photos
COST: Admission is $4 50 cents for ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger ,
CONTACT For more information call 301-739-4665
Before the Storm
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday and Sunday 10 am  to 3 pm
WHERE: Antietam National Battlefield
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Living History Volunteers will show what life was like right before the Battle of Antietam. Volunteers portraying Parker’s Battery and the Confederate Military Forces will take the field to demonstrate the loading and firing of cannons and muskets.
COST: $6 per vehicle or $4 per person
CONTACT For more information go to
Canal Boat Tours
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am, 12:15, 1:30 and 3 pm through summer
WHERE: C&O Canal Williamsport Visitor Center, 205 W Potomac St Williamsport
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: The Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park offers canal launch boat tours from Cushwa Basin to Lock 44
COST: Admission free, first come, first serve
CONTACT: For more information call 301-582-0813
Leitersburg Peach Festival
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday  10 am to 5 pm and Sunday noon to 5 pm
WHERE: Leitersurg Ruritan Community Park, Leitersburg behind Leitersburg Fire Hall
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Fresh peaches, peach pies, peach ice cream, food, crafts, petting zoo, antique tractors, children’s barrel rides, peach pie contest, pony rides and more.
COST: Free admission
Community Free for all
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 10 am to noon
WHERE: St John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church’s courtyard, 141 S Potomac St, downtown Hagerstown.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Here is your chance to get free stuff and listen to free music. Bring usable items such as garden produce, clothing, toys, books, household items or anything to give away. Everything must be offered at no charge. Music will be provided by singer-songwriter Dean Brocious, percussion Marlin Barnes and vocalist Kim Tantillo and others. Co sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown and St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
COST: Free
CONTACT . For more information go to
Trembling in the Balance : The C& O Canal during the Civil War
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 2 pm
WHERE: Discovery Station, 101 W Washington St , Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Part of the Saturday Plus program, Civil War Historian Timothy R Snyder will present his book “Trembling in the Balance: The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal during the Civil Wrt” Book signing to follow
COST: Free with admission charge of $5 to $7
CONTACT Call 301-790-0076 for more information
Cemetery Tours
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturdays in August at 7 pm
WHERE: Antietam National Cemetery
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Tours will be led by historian John Schildt
COST: Free
CONTACT For more information go to
Law Enforcement Awareness Day
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 3 pm
WHERE: Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Activities include prescription drug turn in program by the Washington County Sheriff Department, the Maryland Child Identification program by the Grand Lodge of Maryland A.F. & A.M., the DUI simulation program sponsored by the Hagerstown Police Department, the seat belt simulator sponsored by the Maryland State Police 3 pm, Trooper 3 Medevac helicopter display from 4 to 6 pm Racing begins at 7 pm
COST: $15 general admission to the racing, activities are free
CONTACT: For more information call 301-582-0640 or go to
Pen Mar Park Concert
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday 2 to 5 pm
WHERE: Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, Cascade
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Must by Just Us  schedule to perform
COST: Admission is free
CONTACT: For more information call 240-313-2700
Free Concert
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday 7:30 pm
WHERE: Peter Buys Band Shell City Park
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: The Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform. Erin Kittle will be bass trombone soloist. She will perform “Cameos” by Gordan Jacob
COST: Free
CONTACT Call 301-739-8577 x 116 or
Downsville Ruritan Carnival
WHEN and WHAT TIME: August 13 thru 18
WHERE: Bryon Memorial Park, Williamsport
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Come out for food, music, rides and games.
COST: Free admission
CONTACT For more information call 301-223-6876
Free Movies
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Tuesday and Wednesday  at 10 am  LAST WEEK
WHERE: Leitersburg Cinemas
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Scheduled to be shown on Tuesday “Happy Feet Two ” and Wednesday “Hugo”
COST: Admission is free
CONTACT: For more information go to

Please feel free to email if you have an idea that you would be willing to share.

For more fun activities – check out our 365 things to do in Washington County Maryland Fan page on Facebook.!/pages/365-Things-to-do-in-Washington-County-MD/114799601865380?ref=ts

This information was sent to you by your Friends at NashHomes4U Real Estate

Broker, Bernard W. Semler II      Direct 301-733-3267
Listing Agent, Tina Nash              Direct 301-733-3267
Buyer’s Agent, Missy DeHaven    Direct 301-667-9660
82 W. Washington St, Suite 502, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-733-3267 fax 301-733-3912


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