Weekend calendar

November 04, 2006

Fall stamp expo

There will be dealers, exhibits and the U.S. Postal Service. Sponsored by the Cumberland Valley Philatelic Society. Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Four Points Sheraton, Exit 16 off Interstate 81 and U.S. 30, Chambersburg, Pa. Free.

Open house

The public is invited to take a free self-guided tour of seven craft studios in Franklin County, Pa. Members of the Cumberland Valley Craftsmen Guild will open their workshops. Crafts include jewelry, pottery, Shaker boxes, handblown glass, hand-woven clothing and glass beads. Tour hours are today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Maps are available at the Council for the Arts at the Capitol Theatre Center at 159 S. Main St. in Chambersburg, Pa., and the Thomas June Gallery at Courthouse Square in Chambersburg. Maps also are available by calling 717-597-9685 or at

Artillery demonstration

Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) National Historical Park will present "Under Fire: The Battle of Harpers Ferry 1862," an artillery demonstration and program on General Stonewall Jackson's capture of the 12,500-man Union garrison, which occurred on Sept. 15, 1862. Today, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; Sunday, noon and 2 p.m. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Admission charge. Call 304-535-6029.


Saturday Plus

Joe Gambino, retired master teacher and retired park ranger, will present a program titled "1849 Virginius Island at Harpers Ferry" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Today, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Admission costs $5 to $7. For reservations, call 301-790-0076, send a fax to 301-790-0045 or go to

'Songs for the Earth'

The Antietam Women's Ensemble will present "Songs for the Earth," part of an environmental-themed film festival. Today, 5 p.m. National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Donations accepted. Send an e-mail to or go to www.antietamwomens

'Memories of Elvis'

Chris MacDonald will present "Memories of Elvis." Today, 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $30 and $35. For tickets, call 301-790-2000 or go to

Wood carvers show

The Williamsport Wood Carvers will display and demonstrate their craft. Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Town Museum of Williamsport in the historic Springfield Farm barn. Call 301-223-7229.

Model train show

The Waynesboro Lions Club will hold its fourth annual model train show. Vendors will sell train-related items including engines, boxcars and scenery for all gauges. A model railroad train display will be available for viewing. The Mont Alto (Pa.) Volunteer Fire Co. will provide free firetruck rides for children. Door prizes will be awarded. Food will be sold. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mont Alto Volunteer Fire Co., off Pa. 997.

Organ concert

Clair Johannsen, Mark King, Michael Lynch and Randall Williams will perform French, German and English music. A reception follows. Sunday, 3:30 p.m. First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagers- town. Freewill offering.

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