Out & About

December 09, 2005

Christmas at Homewood

Christmas at Homewood will feature 1,000 luminarias lighting the way to holiday displays throughout the campus. View the displays from your car. Today, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Homewood at Williamsport, Governor Lane Boulevard entrance, Williamsport. Free.

Santa's Breakfast

On Saturday, pictures taken with Santa will be sold. Hosted by Rouzerville Business Association. All ticket holders will receive a free skate pass for Cosmic Skating Rink from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday only. The Red Run Express at Red Run Park will run from 1 to 3 p.m.. Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at Rouzerville Ruritan Club, old Pa. 16, Rouzerville, Pa. $5, adults; $3, children. To purchase advance tickets, call Ann Backer at 717-762-3107.

'Animals Holiday'

Children can watch "Animals Holiday" and make a reindeer ornament. Saturday, 11 a.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136.

Christmas open house

The Washington County Rural Heritage Museum open house will include a display of antique toys; children's workshop area to make and take home a decoration using real cranberries and popcorn; visits with Santa, bring a camera for picture taking; decorations by Washington County Homemakers Clubs; gift shop; and refreshments. Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Rural Heritage Museum at Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown on Md. 65. Free. Call 240-313-2839.

Winter Celebration

Cookies with Santa from 1 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., luminaria-lighted village and bonfire from 4 to 7 p.m., fresh-cut Christmas trees, Snowflake Cafe, Christmas crafts and gifts, and silent auction from 1 to 5 p.m., and bake sale from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 7 p.m. Fahrney-Keedy Memorial Home, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro. Call 301-733-6284.

Christmas in Clear Spring

Christmas in Clear Spring will include:

Historic Plumb Grove - Old-fashioned holiday decorations, 2 p.m. to midnight. Historic Plumb Grove, intersection of North Martin Street and Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. $5 per person.

Historic house tours, Christmas music, train exhibit, gingerbread house display, live nativity scene, stamp cancellations at first post office in Clear Spring and more. Maps and schedules are at town hall and other locations that day. Saturday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Hagerstown Choral Arts

Hagerstown Choral Arts will present its holiday concert. Saturday, 4 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown. $12, adults; $10, seniors and students; free for Hagerstown Community College students with valid student I.D. Tickets may be purchased in Hagerstown at the Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., or Music and Arts Center, 1337 Pennsylvania Ave.; or by calling 301-665-9424. Tickets also will be available at the door.

Christmas program

Randy Anderson will present "The Railroad Meets the Canal at Williamsport" at 2 p.m. There also will be a display of Lionel standard-gauge metal train sets from the late 1930s. Mary H. Rubin's "Images of America - Williamsport" will be on sale for $20. Refreshments. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Town Museum of Williamsport, Springfield Lane, Williamsport.

Open houses

Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club will hold open houses. Raffles will be held. Displays include G-scale, O-scale, HO-scale and N-scale layouts. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club, 440 Nelson St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-263-6447 or 717-264-3081.

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