Out & About

December 30, 2005

Terry Tucker

Terry Tucker will perform original songs on autoharp and piano. Today, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. Call 1-301-834-7178 or go to

The 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 Saturday, 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.

Secrest Memorial Sing

Secrest Memorial Sing will feature the Skyline Boys, Bob Gay and Judy Bollinger, and Harvey Bricker Jr. Saturday, 7 p.m. Heritage Academy Auditorium, Walnut Point Road, west of Hagerstown. Freewill offering. Call 301-733-9365.

Alternative to the Bar Scene

Open to ages 21 and older. Casual dress, cash bar, DJ music, door prizes and snacks and a champagne toast at midnight. Saturday, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Knights of Columbus, 20340 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. $5. Call 301-739-4113 or 717-765-9320 or go to

Carillon concert

Carillonneur Charles Farris will give a carillon concert. Farris will play the academy's 49-bell Henry Bucher Swoope Carillon. Midnight, New Year's Eve. Mercersburg Academy, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Free. For information, go to

All-night skate

All-night skate New Year's Eve party. Activities include dodge ball and a dance contest. The event is chaperoned by adults. 8 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday. Family Skating Center, 17333 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. $15, includes skate rental, party hats, noisemakers, a light show and a free pancake breakfast served after midnight. Tickets also are available for the New Year's Eve skate from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Call 301-582-2020, 1-866-SKATE-00 or go to

Polar Bear Plunge

Members of the public are invited to join the Williamsport Polar Bear Club. Collect pledges and plunge into the icy waters of the Potomac. Commemorative T-shirts and towels will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County. Sunday, noon. River Bottom Park in Williamsport. For information, call 301-733-2060, ext. 237.

Model train club open house

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

Christian skate night

Skate to Christian music. Monday, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Family Skating Center, 17333 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown. $2, admission, plus skates. Call 301-582-2020, 1-866-SKATE-00 or go to

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