Five events for your planner: Monday, Oct. 3
The Abbott and Costello Tribute Show will be part of the World War II Weekend in Williamsport this weekend. (Submitted photo)
World War II Weekend will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Springfield Barn, Byron Park, off U.S. 11, Williamsport. The two-day weekend features military encampment, Rosie the Riveter, 1940s fashion show, battle re-enactments, Abbott and Costello show, pictured, and Spam sandwiches. Free admission. USO dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday; admission is $5. Call 301-223-5002. For complete schedule, go to www.williamsportmd.gov/wwii_weekend.html.
2. Dancing the night away
Jim Powers, pictured with Fay Powers, accompanies dancing on the organ. 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at Maugansville Ruritan Building, 18007 Maugans Ave., Maugansville. $4 per person. Call 301-791-1551.
3. Look to the skies
Take a tour of the night sky and learn the history of some constellations with the "Cowboy Astronomer" show. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. William Brish Planetarium, 820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown. $3; $2 students and children, with a $10 maximum for families. Dates are subject to change based on the school calendar and the planetarium will be closed if schools are closed or dismissed early. No late admissions. Call 301-766-2898.
4. Standing on your head
Yoga instructor Soozie Kinstler helps participants move past their fears of standing on their hands and offers multiple ways to move into this posture. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7. Jala Yoga, Mellow Moods Cafe and Juice Bar, 117 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $16, $12 for students and class pass holders. Call Christa Mastrangelo Joyce, 304-263-5367. Go to www.jalayogaflow.com.
5. Time for a hoedown
Harvest Hoedown will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, Fairgrounds Park, 351 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. First 1,000 children (12 and younger) receive free pumpkin; first 750 children (12 and younger) receive free apple; free scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, hay rides, pony rides, petting zoo and Country Showcase of America Jamboree. Go to www.hagerstownmd.org.