Top five things to do this week
Cure for Cabin Fever
Moreland and Arbuckle will give a taste of the Western Maryland Blues Fest Thursday, March 7, during the Cabin Fever Blues Bash at The Maryland Theatre. 6:15 p.m. doors open; 7 p.m. concert. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $10. For tickets, call 301-790-2000.
Mainstreet Waynesboro hosts the tasty Chocolate Extravaganza Friday night, which includes sweets, music and more. The elegant evening will include a variety of chocolate treats from several area confectioners. The Neil Wright Band will provide music for dancing. Formal attire is welcome but not required. 7 to 9 p.m. Waynesboro Country Club, 11000 Country Club Road, Waynesboro, Pa. $25 per person. Tickets are available at Despina Leos Candy Kitchen, Chamber of Commerce, Sanders Furniture and Refinishing, Zoe's Chocolate Co., and Main Street Waynesboro office on Center Square, all in Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-762-0397.
Now you see it ...
Five magical acts will take the stage at the Comedy and Magic Spectacular Saturday night at The Capitol Theatre. Presented by Chambersburg Exchange Club. 7 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $12 to $19. For tickets, call 717-263-0202 or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org.
A comedic reunion
The Apollo Theatre is staging a show just for adults, "High School Reunion, the Musical" where 30 years later the Class of 1979 finds that things really haven't changed that much. Show opens Friday. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, March 17. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets cost $7 to $15. Call 304-263-6766, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.apollo-theatre.org.
Get on your feet
Harlem Gospel Choir will bring its high-energy performance Friday night to The Maryland Theatre. Zion Baptist Church Choir and Neshema Dance Company will open the concert.7:30 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $10 and $20. Call 301-790-3500 or email email@example.com.
Five Free things to do this week
Rev up your engines
See race cars up close during 'Race-A-Rama' today through Saturday at The Valley Mall. Meet race car drivers and Miss Queen State, Saturday, March 9, 6 to 9 p.m., near Sears. Race cars on display during regular hours. Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. Go to www.shopthevalleymall.com.
They're 'Singing in the Reign'
The Hagerstown Choral Arts will present a concert of sacred music Sunday 4 p.m. Hagerstown Church of the Brethren, 15 S. Mulberry St., Hagerstown. Freewill offering. Call 301-733-3565.
Calling all gamers
Play multiple games on Wii, PS3, Kinect, Xbox 360 and more on mulitiple TVs Friday at Smithsburg Library. Bring your own games/equipment to play also. A signed waiver is required. Those younger than 18 must have a parent/guardian sign the waiver. Noon to 6 p.m. Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St., Smithsburg. Call 301-824-7722.
Make a joyful noise
Choirs of Christ Reformed Church and their soloist and readers will join harpist Sally Lay in traditional songs Sunday for "The Shamrock and The Daffodil" concert at Christ Reformed Church in Hagerstown. See calendar listing on page A10.
Jazz guitarist Steve Abshire has accompained such legends as Rosemary Clooney and Sunday he'll be at Leonard P. Snyder Memorial Branch Library in Clear Spring. 3 p.m. Leonard P. Snyder Memorial Branch Library, 12624 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 123, or 301-842-2730 for reservations.