Five for your planner: Wednesday, April 10
Seth Thompson,left, Amie Tweit and Adam Blackstock rehearse a scene from "The Church of Diminishing Marginal Returns" at Washington Co. Playhouse (Ric Dugan / / April 2, 2013)
"The Church of Diminishing Marginal Returns" opens Saturday, April 13, at Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater, 44 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. The play is about two broke and out-of-work brothers who start their own church. Shows are 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, and Fridays, April 19 and 26, May 24, and Saturdays, April 20, and May 4, 11, 18 and 25; 1 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Tickets cost $29 to $39.95. For reservations, call 301-739-7469. Go to www.wcpdt.com.
2. Let's go fly a kite
George and Sam Adams will offer free individual instruction and demonstrations of kite flying techniques Saturday, April 13. Participants should bring their own kites. For all ages. A kite-making workshop, noon to 1:30 p.m.; $1. Event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Meet in the meadow behind the museum house. Park in Renfrew's lower lot off Welty Road. Call Renfrew Institute at 717-762-0373.
3. Bluegrass evening
The Dark Hollow Bluegrass Band will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $14; free for those 11 and younger. Call 717-762-4711 or go to www.beck-benedicthardware.com.
4. Who the cool kids listen to
The Vespers will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $7. Call 304-876-3704 or go to www.operahouselive.com.
5. Classical music
The Mercersburg Area Community Chorus will present its spring concerts this weekend with soloists soloists Jan Aaland, soprano; Kate Honan-Carter, mezzo-soprano; Colin Eaton, tenor; and Jesse Neace, baritone, pictured. The program will feature Mozart's Requiem and five anthems. Concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13; 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Mercersburg Academy Chapel, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Call 717-328-2324.