Out & About

February 28, 2004

Original songs

West Virginia singer and songwriter Colleen Anderson and guitarist George Castelle perform mostly original songs. Today, 7:30 p.m. The Ice House., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 1-304-258-2300 or go to on the Web.

Trains of Christmas

The final weekend for the Christmas garden. Trains will operate in a snow scene. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. 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.

Bluebird workshop

Franklin County Bluebirders host a workshop to teach participants how to attract the Eastern bluebird to their property. Registration, Saturday, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; workshop, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Renferw Institute, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Call Joyce Stuff, 1-717-328-3411.

Collie specialty show

Hosted by the Collie Club of Maryland. Show begins with puppy sweepstakes at 11 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. On Sunday, exhibits vie for the George Soellner Memorial trophy. Millholland National Guard Armory, 18500 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown. Admission and parking free. Call 1-540-338-5782 or go to on the Web.

Scholarship pageant

Eight young women compete for $8,200 in scholarships, the Miss Shenandoah and Miss Jefferson County crowns and a chance to compete in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant in June. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Wright Denny Intermediate School, 209 W. Congress St., Charles Town, W.Va. Tickets are $8 and are available at the door.

Auto racing

Grand opening for 2004 season with a regular show. Sunday, 1 p.m. Hagerstown Speedway, 15112 National Pike, Hagerstown. Regular show admission is $9 to $14, plus $17 for a pit pass. Call 301-582-0640 or go to on the Web.

Mardi Gras family fun

The Magic of Michael T, Joe Santoro's Wonderment Puppets, music and food. Alcohol- and tobacco-free. Sunday, 3 to 6 p.m. Shepherd College Student Center, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $5, adults; free for children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Coordinated by the Family Resource Network. For information or tickets, call 1-304-264-1554.

Living Miracles

The Living Miracles, a contemporary vocal teen choir sponsored by CBM Ministries, in a concert of sacred music. Sunday, 7 p.m. Macedonia United Brethren Church, Greencastle, Pa. Free. Call 1-717-369-4539.

Organ recital with narration

Richard McPherson present an organ recital featuring the poems of Paul Claudel, slides and organ interpretations of the events of the crucifixion. Michael Main will provide narration and Berry Oxindine will show slides. Sunday, 4 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, North Potomac Street and Randolph Avenue, Hagerstown. Free.

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