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Weekend Calendar

February 10, 2007

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. Today and 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.

Hearts for the Arts

Athens on the Opequon will present Hearts for the Arts. Works of art will be on display and authors will share their works. Today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Martinsburg (W.Va.) Mall gazebo area.

Trainfest

Trainfest Winter 2007 will feature trains, railroad collectibles and more. Sponsored by Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum Inc. Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $3, adults; free for those younger than 12.

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Winter festival

The sixth Hancock Winter Festival features ice carving, a snow sculpture contest, a hat parade, music, food and more. Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Widmeyer Park, Hancock. Free. For information, call Sinclair Hamilton at 301-678-5719.

Valentine celebration

The celebration will include music, tours, a book signing and refreshments. DeFluri's Fine Chocolates will donate the chocolates. Today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg, W.Va. No charge; donations accepted. Call 304-267-4713, send an e-mail to bchs15@earthlink.net or go to www.bchs.org.

Discovery Station

Jessica Roney will demonstrate the art of Scherenschitte - the Swiss-German word for scissors cutting - and help participants make valentines as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Bring sharp scissors. Today, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Program is free with museum admission of $5 to $7; no admission charged to members. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.org.

Benefit concert

The American Spiritual Ensemble will perform a concert to benefit the Cumberland Valley School of Music. Today, 7:30 p.m. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. For tickets, call the Chambersburg Council for the Arts at 717-264-6883 or go to the theater. Tickets also will be sold at the concert. For information, go to www.cvsmusic.org.

MasterWorks III

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra presents its MasterWorks III concert, "Fanfare for the Common Man." Cellist William De Rosa will be the guest performer. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $21 to $79 for adults and are available by calling 301-797-4000 and at the MSO box office's new location at 30 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown. Hours are today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Student and group discounts are available. For information, go to www.marylandsymphony.org.

Chocolate seminar

Ellen Decaro will present a seminar about chocolate from around the world. The seminar takes the audience on a journey to South America, Spain, England, France, Switzerland and America. Sunday, 2 p.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $7 for workshop, free seminar.

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