Weekend Calendar

January 26, 2007

Meet the artists

The January show is "New Year, New Members." Meet artists Trudy Coody from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; Ruth Peyton from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and Marie McCafferty from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagers- town. Free. Call 301-797-6813.

Trains of Christmas

The visions, sounds and snows of Christmas and winter on an O-gauge railroad featuring the trains of Lionel, MTH and others. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday, and Sunday; winter layout on display through Sunday, Feb. 25. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Telescope clinics at Discovery Station

Tri-State Astronomers amateur astronomy club will host telescope clinics. Bring your telescope, all parts and instruction manuals. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Following the clinic, there will be a presentation about Pluto and the "new" solar system, titled "Honey, I Shrunk the Solar System" at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, Hagerstown. Admission costs $3; no additional fee for telescope clinic. Advance registration requested; e-mail For information, call Dan at 301-988-9828.


All County Orchestra concert

The 2007 Washington County Public Schools' All Country Orchestra concert will feature Elizabeth Schulze conducting the high school orchestra and Stephen Czarkowski conducting the middle school orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. North Hagerstown High School, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown. $5; $4 in advance from participating students and directors. Senior citizen Gold Cards will be honored. Call 301-766-2996.

Elvis Birthday Tribute

An era-by-era tribute to Elvis Presley. Performers will include Shawn Klush and Donny Edwards, plus Presley's original drummer D.J. Fontana. 8 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 27 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $29. Limited celebrity seating also is available. For tickets, call 301-790-2000; go to; or visit the box office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cumberland Valley Sampler

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Cumberland Valley Sampler will present "Salute to Sports and Recreation." Pre-show trivia contest at 5:30 p.m., show at 6 p.m. Saturday. Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. $5. Purchase tickets at the Capitol Theatre kiosk at 5 p.m. For information, call 717-263-4635 by today.

Appalachian Wind Quintet

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The Train Station concert series will present Appalachian Wind Quintet. 4 p.m. Sunday. Train Station, East German Street, two blocks east of Yellow Brick Bank. $15. Call 304-876-9900 or go to

Community symphonic band

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Cumberland Valley School of Music will hold its winter concert. The program includes Rossini's "Tancredi Overture," "Bugatti Step," featuring a jazz clarinet quartet, and Johann Strauss' "Roses from the South." 3 p.m. Sunday. Chambersburg Area Senior High School auditorium, 511 S. Sixth St. Free. Call 717-261-1220. For a complete concert program, go to

Chamber concert

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Barbara Spicher will perform a Shepherdstown Chamber Music Series concert. 4 p.m. Sunday. The Station at Shepherdstown. Tickets cost $10; free for ages 9 and younger and ages 61 and older. For information, call 304-876-9900.

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