The play's the thing this weekend.
Take your pick: comedy, mystery or musical; the stages are full all around town.
Stone Road Productions begins singing Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma" at its dinner theater at Friendly Farm Restaurant.
Cost is $26 per patron. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Sunday's dinner starts at 12:30 p.m. Information: 875-2296.
Want a little heavier fare? Try "Reckless" at Western Maryland College. Curtain rises at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Understage in AlumniHall. Admission is $5. Information: 857-2599.
Or, if you are in the mood for laughs, try Carroll Players' production of "The Nerd." Tickets are $16 for dinner and the comedy. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Frock's, Bond Street, Westminster. Information: 876-8709.
You could also get down to business at Carroll CountyChamber of Commerce's Business Fair 1992 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Cranberry Mall, Center Street, Westminster.
Several exhibitors from across the county will be showing their stuff. Information: 848-9050.
Fried chicken, ham or oysters? Take your pick Saturday from 12:30 p.m. on at Grace United Church of Christ'ssupper in Taneytown Activities Building on Route 140. Cost is $8.50 for adults, $4 for children. Information: 756-2302.
Republicans are dining Saturday, too. South Carroll Republican Club plans its annual dinner and will hear Baltimore County Executive Roger B. Hayden.
Cost is $15 per person, and tickets are available at the door. Social hour starts at 6 p.m. at the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Hall, Route 32. Information: 876-9048.
Join the beauty and talent watch at 7 p.m. Saturday as judges struggle to select the new Miss Carroll County at Liberty High School. Admission is $5. Information: 795-3718.
Want to deck your walls? Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Council of the Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a benefit art auction Saturday featuring a large collection presented by Heisman FineArts Gallery. Admission is $5 and includes light refreshments.
You will find a cash bar and hear chamber music, too. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund. Doors open 6 p.m., and they will start banging the gavel at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph's Church, Eldersburg. Information: 795-6915.
Rise and shine Sunday. Union Bridge Fire Company serves all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children. Tickets are available at the door of the Fire Hall on Locust Street. Information: 775-7422.
Get the whole family together Sunday and prepare for something sweet.
Hashawha Environmental Appreciation Center has its Maple Sugarin' Festival with demonstrations, taste-testings, crafts, hay rides and movies, and it's all free.
Come at noon and stay until 5 p.m. at the center on John Owings Road, Westminster. Information: 848-9040.
Delve into some memories from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Union Bridge Community Center, 4770 Ladiesburg Road.
The town Heritage Committee presents several speakers in "An Afternoon of Nostalgia."Information: 775-7150.
Dine and dance at Gamber Fire Company's Bull and Oyster Roast from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the fire hall on Niner Road. For $20, you get a choice of several entrees and music byCross Country. Information: 876-2494.