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December 16, 2006

Holiday open house

Musician Tom Hartshorn will play keyboard and sing Christmas carols from 2 to 4 p.m. Children are invited to create holiday crafts in the activity area. Today, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Arts Centre, Old Federal Office and Courthouse, 300 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-263-0224 or go to

Christmas open house

The Waynesboro Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas open house. This year's theme is "Christmases of Our Past: Toys of the 1950s and '60s." Today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Oller House, 138 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Call 717-762-1747.

Lunch with Santa

The Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission will hold its annual lunch with Santa. Children can make a Christmas craft and have their picture taken with Santa. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Today, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sam Michaels Park, 1516 Job Corps Road, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. $7 per child, includes lunch, craft and picture; $3 per adult, lunch only. Call 304-728-3207.


Trains of Christmas

The visions, sounds and snows of Christmas past and present on an O-gauge railroad featuring the trains of Lionel, MTH and others. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4; 50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Christmas concert

St. James Brass Quintet and Haven Lutheran Church Senior Choir will present a Christmas concert in conjunction with the Rest Haven Cemetery luminaria display. Today, 5 p.m. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Free.

MSO holiday concerts

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present "Silver Bells," two concerts of seasonal favorites featuring Hagerstown Choral Arts, Potomac Classical Youth Ballet, Hagerstown Handbell Ensemble, cellist Lukasz Szyrner, soprano Morgan Harmison and more, including the winner of the annual MSO holiday poster contest. Today, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $20, adults; $12, ages 12 and younger. Purchase tickets at the MSO box office, 13 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, or call 301-797-4000. Rain date is Monday at 7 p.m.

Model train show

Layouts that feature G-scale trains, an O-scale roundhouse and turntable, with both prewar and postwar equipment on display. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Continues Saturday, Dec. 30, and Sundays, Jan. 7 and 14. Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club, 440 Nelson St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call Bill Robinson at 717-264-3081 or the club at 717-263-6447.

'Big Band Christmas'

The Cumberland Valley School of Music will present its second musicale of the season. The program will feature the CVSM Concert Jazz Band. Sunday, 3 p.m. Capitol Theatre, Wood Center, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. $35 per person. Call 717-261-1220 or go to

Community band

The Williamsport Community Band will present its annual holiday concert. Sunday, 3 p.m. Williamsport High School, Williamsport. Free.

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