Arts & Entertainment today

February 11, 2007

Allison-Antrim Museum

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The museum is celebrating Black History Month through its special exhibit "African Americans in Greencastle and Franklin County Who Made a Difference." 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, and noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave. Call 717-597-9010 or go to

Blacksmithing demo

THURMONT, Md. - Volunteers will demonstrate the age-old craft of blacksmithing. The smithies will explain how the craft of blacksmithing evolved and the role of blacksmiths in the community while demonstrating some of the fundamentals of the trade. 1 to 3 p.m. Camp Round Meadow, Catoctin Mountain Park, off Manahan Road.

Cabin Fever Festival

FREDERICK, Md. - The show features the work of 200 professional artisans and juried craftsmen offering traditional and contemporary works of art, pottery, furniture, jewelry and clothing. There will be decorating ideas, craft demonstrations, food and entertainment. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. $6; $3, ages 12 and younger. Parking costs $1. Call 301-898-5466.


Maryland Symphony Orchestra

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present Symphony No. 3 by Aaron Copland, and Dvorak's Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 performed by cellist William DeRosa. 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. The Maryland Theatre, South Potomac Street, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $21 to $79 and are available at the MSO box office, 30 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, or by calling 301-797-4000.

A Chocolate Affair

WINCHESTER, Va. - An afternoon of chocolate tasting to benefit Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre. Attendees will enjoy samplings of chocolate confections created by five area eateries, confectioners and caterers. 3 to 5 p.m. The Harry Aikens Athletic Building on the campus of Shenandoah University. $8. Tickets can be obtained at the door.

Singles dance

ELDERSBURG, Md. - Sunday Singles will hold a dance. Bring your own beverages. Soda and water will be sold. Attire is a little dressier. For singles ages 21 and older. Free waltz dance lesson from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Freedom Optimist Club, 6315 Sykesville Road, Md. 32. $8. Call Dennis at 410-598-5759.

Chess night

Open play. Chess sets are provided. All ages and skill levels welcome. 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Port City Java, Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-5040.

'Blue Window'

Manhattan apartment residents meet for a dinner party in a play about interpersonal connectedness. Performances continue through Saturday, March 3. Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Thursdays, Feb. 15 and 22; and 2 p.m. Sundays, today, and Feb. 18 and 25 at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre, FSK Hotel, 31 W. Patrick St., in Frederick, Md. Tickets are $20; $17 for students and seniors. All Thursday evening tickets are $15. For reservations, call 301-694-4744.

'Loving Art'

A collaborative exhibition honoring the 75th anniversary of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts and the 50th anniversary of the Singer Museum, the WCMFA's sister museum in Laren, the Netherlands. Continues through Sunday, April 15. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.

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