Out & About

January 17, 2004|by

'Death of a Salesman'

Hagerstown Community College's Robinwood Players present "Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller. Today, 8 p.m. Hagerstown Community College, Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Those who purchased tickets for the canceled December show dates may use them on the day of the week printed on the ticket. Tickets are available at the HCC bookstore or the box office the night of the performance. For information, call 301-790-2800, ext. 271.


The lives and motivations of American presidential assassins are explored in Stephen Sondheim's musical. Today, 8 p.m. Continues Fridays and Saturdays through Saturday, Feb. 21. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $18, adults; $15, students and seniors. Call 1-301-694-4744 or go to

All-Star Brass Ensemble

The ensemble consists of high school brass players from counties surrounding Shepherd College. Students are selected by the recommendation of their band directors. The concert will feature a performance by Bala, an award-winning brass quintet from Boston. Today, 8 p.m. Shepherd College's Frank Center Theater, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free.

Shenandoah Coffeehouse

Singer/songwriters Dulcie Taylor and Jonathan Byrd will perform. Today, 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30. War Memorial Building, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets are available at the Blue Moon Cafe. Call 1-540-687-6759, send e-mail to or go to


Jim Jarrett celebrates the life of Vincent Van Gogh in a one-man production. Today, 7:30 p.m. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $15 to $35. For tickets, call 1-301-228-2828 or go to

The Trains of Christmas

An "O" gauge railroad featuring Lionel, MTH, Williams and other trains operating in a winter scene. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

'Ben Summerford Retrospective'

A retrospective exhibit of about 50 paintings by artist Ben Summerford. Artist's reception 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Carilon concert

Lisa Lonie of St. Thomas Church, Whitemarsh, Pa., will perform. Sunday, 3 p.m. Mercersburg Academy Chapel, Mercersburg, Pa. Free. Call 1-717-328-6143.

Blacksmith demonstration

Enjoy the warmth of the forge as volunteers demonstrate some of the fundamentals of the trade and explain the role of blacksmiths in early American communities. Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. Catoctin Mountain Park, blacksmith shop, Camp Round Meadow, Manahan Road, Thurmont, Md. Call 1-301-663-9388.

Christian skate night

Skate to Christian contemporary and praise music. Monday, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Family Skating Center, 17333 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. $2 admission; regular skates $1.50, speed or inline skates $3. Call 301-582-2020 or 1-866-SKATE-00.

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