Out and about for 11/27

November 27, 1998

Peter Basquin

The pianist will perform two concerts. Coolfont Manor House, 1777 Cold Run Valley Road, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Today, 4 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 to 10 p.m. Free. 1-304-258-4500, ext. 702.

Symphony of Lights

A 20-minute, drive-through display of more than 60 larger-than-life, animated and stationary holiday light creations. Symphony Woods, Broken Land Parkway, Columbia, Md. To Dec. 10, Sundays through Thursdays, 6 to 10 p.m., and Fridays, Saturdays and holidays, 6 to 11 p.m.; Dec. 11 to Jan. 3, 6 to 11 p.m. nightly. $12 per car, van or recreational vehicle holding up to 11 passengers. For directions, call 1-410-740-7666.

Maryland Christmas Show

Featuring 500 artists and craftsmen. Frederick Fairgrounds, East Patrick Street, Frederick, Md. Today and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5, adults; $2.50, children ages 12 and younger. Parking is $1. 1-301-898-5466.


Christmas in Shepherdstown

Throughout the town of Shepherdstown, W.Va. Schedules will be posted throughout town. Events start today at 6 p.m.; Saturday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m.

Today, traditional bonfire, carol singing and lighting of the town tree. Saturday and Sunday, three houses will be open for tour, story hour for children, puppet show; greens, baked goods and soup will be sold. $4 for individual house tours or $10 for all three.

Authors Signing

An all-day authors signing. Meet historians Brian Pohanka, John Schildt and others. Several talks on new titles will be given. Antietam National Battlefield, Visitor Center, Sharpsburg Pike, near Sharpsburg. Today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Park entrance fee is $2 for adults, $4 for family and younger than 16 admitted free. 301-432-5124.

'The Christmas Belle of Angel Street'

A show filled with holiday humor and more than 20 familiar Christmas songs. Appropriate for the entire family. Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse, Pa. 174, Boiling Springs, Pa. Today and Saturday, brunch at 10:30 a.m., play begins at noon; Sunday, brunch at 1 p.m., show begins at 2:30 p.m. $28.95 with lunch. 1-717-258-6120.

'Crazy for You'

A tale of boy meets girl in the Wild West with music by Gershwin. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Today and Saturday, dinner at 6 p.m.; show starts at 7:30. Sunday, dinner at 1 p.m.; show starts at 2:30 p.m. $25, adults; $20, senior citizens and students; $12, children ages 12 and younger. 301-739-7469.

'Christmas Spectacular'

Favorite songs, scenes and dances from Christmases past and present for the family. Way Off Broadway Dinner Theater, Willowtree Plaza, U.S. 40 West, Frederick, Md. Today and Saturday, doors open at 6 p.m. $27 for adults, $24 for senior citizens and students, $14 for children. 1-301-662-6600.

Basketball Tournament-Mait

Mid-Atlantic Invitational Tournament featuring Holy Cross from Flushing, N.Y., defending its 1997 championship against Towson Catholic from Baltimore, Good Counsel from Washington and host St. Maria Goretti schools. Two games each night. St. Maria Goretti High School, Oak Hill Avenue, Hagerstown. Today, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 6 p.m. $5 for adults; $3 for students. 301-733-0101 or 301-791-5155.

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