Five for your planner: Tuesday, June 25
.CNB Bank President Tom Rokisky steers his company's Barge Bash entry, "Banana Split," past a crowd of spectators on the canal bank in the 2007 Barge Bash. (Kevin G. Gilbert/Staff Photographer / June 25, 2013)
A parade of homemade “barges” in celebration of the heyday of the C&O Canal is on Saturday, June 29. 10 a.m., barge viewing; noon, barges placed in the canal; 1 p.m., nautical parade. Rail Trail parking lot and Canal Street, Hancock. Free to spectators. Call 301-678-6635 or email email@example.com.
2. Greek tragedy
Shepherd University’s Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players present Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, “Electra.” 8 p.m., Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29; and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 30. Shepherd University, Reynolds Hall, 213 N. King St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $5; $2, students; free, Shepherd students. Call 304-876-5208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org\.
3. Once upon a time
Authentic Community Theatre will present an acted-out story based on “Jack and the Beanstalk.” 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, at Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St., Smithsburg. Free. Call 301-491-7228 or go to ActForAll.org.
4. Sharpsburg ghost tours
Ninety-minute walking tour of Sharpsburg with a guide in period costume. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Start at Town Square, Sharpsburg. Advance reservations required. For reservations and ticket prices, call 240-527-4458.
5. ‘Menopause’ musical
Four women meet at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but funny stories about that time of life. 7 p.m. Friday, June 28; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $45 to $65. Call 301-790-3500 or email email@example.com.