1. Romance writers
Featured authors Nora Roberts, Mary Blayney, Kristan Higgins and others will meet the public and sign books purchased at Turn the Page. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Turn the Page Bookstore, 18 N. Main St., Boonsboro. Free tickets available beginning at 10 a.m. Call 301-432-4588.
2. Car show
Classic Car Group presents “Christmas in July” car show to benefit The Shriners, food banks and Toys for Tots. Music by Chubby. Saturday, July 13, behind J.C. Penney’s at Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. Entry fee for cars is $5, a new unwrapped toy worth at least $5 or a nonperishable food item.
3. Pen Mar dancing
Arrow Trio will provide music for ballroom dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, near Cascade. Free; donations requested. Call 240-313-2700.
4. Jazz & Poetry
Art Page will play piano and Merlin Hernandez will read her poems. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Contemporary School for the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. To participate, call 301-791-6191 or email email@example.com.
5. Brass band
Hagerstown Municipal Band concert selections include: “Drummer’s Delight,” “My Fair Lady” and “Beautiful Savior.” 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at City Park’s Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Free. Go to www.hagerstownband.org.