Out & About

December 03, 2005

Olde Tyme Christmas

Olde Tyme Christmas activities will be scheduled in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Today's activities include arts and crafts show at the Hilltop Hotel from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; shops open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wonderment Puppet Show at Children's Potomac Street tent at 1 p.m.; traditional Irish music at St. Peter's Catholic Church at 1:30 p.m.; and pipe organ concert at St. Peter's Catholic Church at 7 p.m. Sunday's activities include a pipe organ and violin concert at St. Peter's Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m.; and shops open in Harpers Ferry from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Coin show

Waynesboro Coin Club will host a coin show. Door prizes will be awarded. Today, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ATH&L Fire Hall, 29 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free admission. Call Les White at 410-848-3440 or go to

Downtown open house

Each day, downtown businesses will have specials, music, refreshments and more. Today's activities include Lunch with Santa at the Gourmet Goat, also includes a hayride through downtown Hagerstown and a photograph with Santa. $10, adults; $6, children. For reservations, call 301-739-8577, ext. 183. The open house will be today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


'Frosty the Snowman'

Children can enjoy the movie "Frosty the Snowman" and make a snowball ornament. Today, 11 a.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136.

Trains of Christmas

The visions, sounds and snows of Christmas past and present on an O-gauge railroad featuring the trains of Lionel, MTH, K-Line, Williams and Weaver. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Discovery Station

The Saturday Plus program will be presented by Anthony Mendez, a former CIA agent, "Master of Disguise." Programs today at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. $7, adults; $6, ages 2 to 17; $5, seniors ages 55 and older and military. The programs are free with paid admission. Call 301-790-0076.

Community Chorus

Mercersburg Area Community Chorus will present its holiday concerts with soloists Jan Aaland, Kathryn Honan-Carter, Paul McIlvaine and Greg Lowery. Today, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Mercersburg Academy Chapel, Mercersburg, Pa. Free. No reserved seats. Call 717-328-2324.

Bluegrass gospel concert

Richard and Mary Fox & Higher Ground bluegrass gospel concert. Today, 6 p.m, Independent Church of God, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., 10 miles west of Hedgesville, W.Va., on W.Va. 9. Call 304-754-6440.

Belle Boyd House Christmas

Bob Basford will play banjo today from 1 to 3 p.m., and Hedgesville Middle School Sweet Harmony Choir will perform Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg, W.Va.

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