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Out and About for Friday, 2/23

February 22, 2001

Out and About for Friday 2/23

'James and the Giant Peach'

Cleveland Signstage Theatre performs the story of James Trotter, a boy whose life was great until a rhinoceros changed everything. Performed in American Sign Language and spoken English. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Today, 7:30 p.m. $6 to $10, reserved seating. 1-301-228-2828; use the telecommunications for the deaf, 301-228-2838; or go to on the Web.

'Finian's Rainbow'

Story containing Irish folklore. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.; Today and Saturday, $12; Sunday, $8. 1-304-263-6766 or go to on the Web.

Railroad Photo Show

Pictures of Western Maryland Railway from the days of steam locomotives to the present will be displayed. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Today, Saturday, and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. $3 for adults, 50 cents for those younger than 13. 301-739-4665.

Children's Book and Author Luncheon

Meet authors and have books signed. Western Heights Middle School, 1300 Marshall St., Hagerstown. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission, $6 for lunch. 301-739-3250, ext. 142.

Scholarship Pageant

Contestants vie for Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland crowns. Winners compete in Miss Maryland Scholarship Pageant in June. Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater, Hagerstown. Saturday, 7 p.m. $15. 301-733-8278.

Train, Toy, Doll Show

More than two dozen dealers display collectible items. Scotland Community Center, Main Street, Scotland, Pa. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $2 for adults, free for those younger than 12. Proceeds will benefit Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club. 1-717-264-3081 or send e-mail to

Black History, Soul Food Tasting

Bishop-Designate Sterling V. Porter III speaks, followed by soul-food tasting. Baltimore Temple Mass Choir will perform. Baltimore Temple, King's Apostle Holiness Church of God Inc., 513 W. Third Ave., Ranson, W.Va. Sunday, 3 p.m. 1-304-263-1917 or send e-mail to

'Challenging Slavery in the Chesapeake'

T. Stephen Whitman tells stories about how slaves won liberty in Baltimore and rural Maryland. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Sunday, 3 p.m. Free. 301-739-5727; use the telecommunications device for the deaf, 301-739-5764; or go to on the Web.

Dinner Concert, Late Night Cabaret

Consort Paysan performs. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. $25. Late Night Cabaret begins at 9:30 p.m., features concert and dance. $15. Shepherdstown Men's Club, King and German streets, Shepherdstown, W.Va. 1-304-263-2531 or go to on the Web.

Appalachian Wind Quintet

Quintet performs classical concert pieces, popular musical arrangements. Wilson College, Thomson Hall, Chambersburg, Pa. Sunday, 3 p.m. $12; $10 for senior citizens; $6 for Wilson's Continuing Education part-time students and non-Wilson College students; free for those in grades kindergarten through 12 and full-time, matriculated Wilson College students. 1-717-262-2003; send e-mail to; or go to on the Web.

Concerts at Central

Musical drama "A Most Remarkable Man" tells of Jesus' life from the perspectives of eight women who knew Him. Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, Pa. Sunday, 4 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken. 1-717-264-4113.

'Beauty and the Beast'

National Marionette Theatre presents story of a maiden who learns to love a beast for his character. Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Sunday, 3 p.m. Free. 301-790-2800, ext. 225.

'42nd Street'

Musical based on the Busby Berkeley movie. Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Today and Saturday, dinner at 6 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, dinner at 1 p.m., show at 2:30 p.m. $26 for adults; discounts for seniors, students and children. Group rates and special showings are available. 301-739-7469.

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