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Weekend Calendar

November 25, 2006

Christmas in Shepherdstown

A variety of activities are scheduled for Shepherdstown's annual Victorian Christmas celebration. Today and Sunday, and Dec. 1-3. For information and a schedule of events, go to www.christmasinshepherdstown.com.

Trains of Christmas

The model train display is on a 12-foot-by-30-foot layout, is four levels deep and consists of 1,000 feet of track with 50 switches, 1,000 feet of wire and 23 O-gauge trains. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents, ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Trainfest Winter 2006

Train show and exhibits regarding railroading and model railroading. Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro. $3, adults; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 301-371-2244.

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Saturday Plus

Dean Burkett, aka "Mr. Magic," will present a program 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. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. For reservations, call 301-790-0076, send a fax to 301-790-0045 or go to www.discoverystation.org.

Christmas, tuba-style

The Arts Centre will present a free concert of Christmas songs performed by an ensemble of tubas. Today, 2 p.m. The Arts Center, 229 E. Martin St., Suite 300, Martinsburg, W.Va. The show wraps up The Arts Centre's fifth annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for The Arts Centre. Call 304-263-0224 or go to www.theartcentre.org.

Gallery Quartet

The Gallery Quartet, the quartet-in-residence at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts for 29 years, will perform a concert featuring the works of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call the museum at 301-739-5727 or go to WCMFA.org.

Chamber music

Nancy Ellsworth will perform as part of the Shepherdstown Chamber Music Series. Sunday, 4 p.m. The Station at Shepherdstown (W.Va.). $10; free for ages 9 and younger and ages 61 and older. Call 304-876-9900.

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