4:42 PM EDT, June 29, 2012
Jazz legends Ben Tucker and Lou Donaldson will perform. 6 p.m. today. Mather Training Center lawn, Filmore Street, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Free. For information and directions, call 304-535-6298.
Living history volunteers will portray Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery, while demonstrating loading and firing of Civil War cannons. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. today. Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg. Go to www.nps.gov/anti.
Friends of Monterey Pass Battlefield, historical interpreters from the Cornstalk Mess and the Citizens of Cumberland Valley to commemorate the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Monterey Pass and the Confederate retreat from Gettysburg, Pa. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Rolando Woods Lions Club Park, 12499 Charmian Road, Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. Free. Email email@example.com.
Johnny Roberts Memorial race
The 47th annual Johnny Roberts Memorial 50-lap race. Today 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Evolution Rock performs; 7 p.m. race. Fireworks display. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. General admission $20. Call 301-582-0640 or go to www.HagerstownSpeedway.com.
Pig roast, live music
Roasted pig, front-porch and shade-tree pickin’, quilt raffle, guitar raffle and performances by Buck Fisher, The Bluegrass Travelers, Cider Mill Country Band, Twin Hill Express, Minnie Pearl tribute artist and others. Bring lawn chairs. 2 p.m. today. Cider Press, 47 Crystal Falls Drive, Smithsburg. $12. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Call 301-302-7954 or 301-491-3346. Purchase tickets at Village Emporium or J&B Trains.
The Alchemystics will perform a blend of reggae, hip-hop, soul, rock and Cuban, Jamaican and Trinidadian rhythms. 9 p.m. today. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $8. Go to www.operahouselive.com.
Funk, jazz and hip-hop
Higher Hands will perform. 5:30 p.m. today. Western border of Berkeley Springs State Park, U.S. 522, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Rain location is Ice House. Free. Call 304-258-2300.
Tribute to Peter Buys
The New Horizons Band of Hagerstown conducted by Dave McCandless performs a musical tribute to Peter Buys, Hagerstown Municipal Band’s first director. 7:30 p.m. today. City Park at the Peter Buys band shell, 501 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. Free.
Mountaintop Heritage Days
Parade, food, craft and business vendors, car cruise-in, live entertainment, salute to the military with the Williamsport Community Band; fireworks, children’s games and activities, petting zoo and camel rides; boating and more. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Sunday. Fort Ritchie, Lake Royer Drive, Cascade. $5 per vehicle. Call 301-241-4501 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canal boat tours
The Chesapeake & Ohio National Historical Park offers canal launch boat tours from Cushwa Basin to Lock 44. 10:30 a.m. and 12:15, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through the summer. C&O Canal Williamsport Visitor Center, 205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. Free; first come, first served. Call 301-582-0813.
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