Weekend Calendar

January 05, 2007

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 through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Winter layout on display through Sunday, Feb. 25. 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.

Music show

"All-new Shake, Rattle and Roll" features music from the 1940s through today performed by actors who portray the singers and bands who made the music. Music from The Beatles, Elvis Presley and more. Today and Saturday, 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. Dinner served first with the show to follow. Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theatre, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $30. Call 301-739-7469.

Pipers weekend

The first Upper Potomac Pipers Weekend will feature classes and jam sessions for players of bellows-blown bagpipes. There is no charge to attend jam sessions. Bagpipe open-mic night/jam session is today from 8 to 11 p.m. Registration for classes begins Saturday at 8 a.m. Classes are Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. Mini-classes are Saturday from 5 to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Featured concert is Saturday at 8 p.m. Today through Sunday. Hilltop House Hotel, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Concert, $15; $12 for seniors; $8 for children or students. Free admission for today's open-mic night and jam session. For information and a complete schedule, call 304-263-2531 or go to


Open house

The Waynesboro Model Railroad Club will hold a model railroad open house with HO-scale, two-rail and three-rail O-scale, and N-scale layouts. Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Old mill building at 3291 Waynecastle Road, Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-762-9579 or go to

Interfaith dance

Dances for Universal Peace is an interfaith dance promoting peace, unity and joy through easy-to-learn music and movement from many spiritual traditions. No partner or experience is needed. Wear comfortable clothing. Saturday, community drum circle at 6:30 p.m.; dance at 7:30 p.m. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 259 S. Main St., Liberty Street entrance, Chambersburg, Pa. Donations requested. Call 717-267-0413 or 717-264-3848.

Rock concert

The Blue Sky Traffic, The Hybrid, Adam Taylor and The Suspenders will perform. Today, doors open at 7 p.m.; concert at 7:30 p.m. Leitersburg Concert Theatre at Hagerstown 10 Cineplex, 20135 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. $8. Call 301-797-7270.

Christmas open house

Layouts that feature large G-scale trains, an O-scale roundhouse and turntable, an HO-scale layout with about 40 scale miles of track and 3,000 train cars on display. Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 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.

Museum consort

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts' museum consort will present a program of music of the 1960s and '70s while incorporating music from the '60s and '70s in other centuries. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

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