Out & About

November 06, 2004

Craft show

Christmas crafts, fall crafts, baby items, tree ornaments, birdhouses, baked goods and more. Today, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. State Line United Methodist Church, 287 East Ave., State Line, Pa. Call 1-717-597-4217.

Holiday show

The craft and gift show will feature marionettes, florals, hand-painted gourds, nutcrackers, ornaments, photography, dolls, baked items and other crafts. Santa will visit. Today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Village at Robinwood, across from Robinwood Medical Center off Medical Campus Drive. Call 240-420-4126.

Poetry reading

Christo Johnson will sign his book, "Tangled Roots, African-American Dilemma," and Ethan Fischer will sign his book, "Beached in the Hour Glass." The signing will be followed by open-mic poetry. Today, 1 to 4 p.m. Contemporary School of the Arts, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown.

Trains for everyone

A display of model railroads, railroad equipment, artifacts and photographs, with toy trains for children to operate. 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.

Book signing

Laura Stutzman will sign "B is for Blue Crab: A Maryland Alphabet." Stutzman produced the illustrations for the book. Today, 2 p.m. Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 17636 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 301-745-5897.

Decorative items

Opening celebration will be held for the Cumberland Valley Craftsmen Guild, which will display and sell hand-crafted textiles, pottery, glass, wood, fine art and jewelry. Today, 4 to 7 p.m. Thomas June Artisan Gallery, 490 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 1-717-261-1111.

Fiddle concert

Lissa Schneckenburger will perform a River House concert in a new location. Doors open today at 6:30 p.m., potluck dinner at 7 p.m., concert at 8 p.m. 4806 Porterstown Road, Keedysville. $10, free for ages 12 and younger. Call Cheryl Mansley-Ford at 1-304-876-2690 or send e-mail to

Interfaith dance

Dances of Universal Peace is an interfaith event of peace and unity involving easy-to-learn music and movement from many spiritual traditions. No experience needed. Comfortable clothing suggested. Today, 7:30 p.m. Wilson College, Warfield Hall, Room 201, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 1-717-264-4141, ext. 3265, or go to

Praise Team Festival

Praise teams from Bethel Assembly of God in Chambersburg, Pa., Living Hope Community Church in State Line, Pa., and Otterbein United Brethren Church in Greencastle, Pa., will be featured. Sunday, 6 p.m. Otterbein United Brethren Church, 146 Leitersburg St., Greencastle, Pa.

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