Weekend Calendar

November 11, 2006

Treasure Sale

The Singer Society, the volunteer group for the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, will host its annual Treasure Sale. Thousands of new and used items donated by community members, and gift certificates and items donated by local merchants will be offered at reduced prices during the sale, with proceeds to benefit the museum. Today, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

Quilt show

Members of the Friends of the Rural Heritage Museum will display a variety of quilts. Today and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Rural Heritage Museum, Md. 65, south of Hagerstown. Free. Call 240-313-2839, send e-mail to or go to

Trains for everyone

Displays include HO- and O-scale model railroads, locomotives and cabooses. Artifacts and photos also are on display. Trains are set up for kids to run. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


MasterWorks II

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present "Smiles for an Autumn Evening" for its second MasterWorks program of the season. The program will include "Commedia for 'Almost' 18th Century Orchestra" by William Bolcom, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in E flat and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 in D major. Piano soloist Shai Wosner will join the orchestra to perform Mozart's Piano Concerto. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $21 to $79 for adults; and $11 to $40 for children 12 and younger and full-time students. Tickets are available by calling 301-797-4000, and also are available today from noon to 4 p.m. at the MSO box office at 13 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. For information, go to


The Potomac Playmakers will present the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. Today, Nov. 17 and 18, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Williamsport High School. Tickets cost $9 to $12. For reservations, call 301-797-8182.

'Night of January 16th'

In 1930s New York, secretary Karen Andre is accused of killing her former employer. Staged entirely in a courtroom, witness after witness will be called to testify. Twelve members of the audience will be selected at each performance to decide Andre's fate. Today, Nov. 17 and 18, 8 p.m.; Sunday and Nov. 19, 2:30 p.m. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets cost $7 to $15. Call 304-263-6766.

Masterworks Chorale

The concert will include selections from John Corigliano's "Fern Hill," featuring poetry by Dylan Thomas, and Randall Thompson's magnum opus, "The Peaceable Kingdom," set to texts from the book of Isaiah. Sunday, 8 p.m. Shepherd University's Frank Center Theater, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets cost $5 to $15; free to Shepherd University students and Friends of Music MAC cardholders. Call 304-876-5555.

CVSM showcase concert

The Cumberland Valley School of Music concert will feature musical talent from the Cumberland Valley and covers a variety of musical styles including classical, opera, musical theater, jazz and popular American song. Musicians include soprano Lisa Turchi, the Argot String Quartet, CVSM Jazz Quintet and others. Sunday, 3 p.m. Wilson College's Thomson Alumnae Chapel, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $8 to $15 at the door; free for CVSM students.

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