Weekend calendar

November 02, 2007

Film Festival

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - A weekend of "eco-cinema" movies.

Today - Five movies shown at National Conservation Training Center begin at 6:45 p.m.; free admission.

Saturday, Nov. 3 - At National Conservation Training Center (free admission):

· Student Film Competition begins at 11:45 a.m.

· Family Film Festival begins at 1:30 p.m.

· Independent Film Forum begins at 2 p.m.

· Filmmakers' Forum begins at 5 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 4 - Four movies shown at National Conservation Training Center begin at 1 p.m.; free admission.

For information, call 304-876-7373; for complete schedule, go to


Trains of Christmas

O-gauge layout featuring trains operating in a snow scene. Also trains for children to operate, HO- and O-scale model railroads, artifacts and photos. 1 to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 through 12. Call 301-739-4665.

Kickboxing match

Six fights which include three professional and three amateur fights. 8 p.m. Saturday, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Grand Venice Hotel, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $20 to $50 per person. For tickets, go to Call 301-991-3528.

Country music

Jo Dee Messina will perform country music. 8 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $35 to $80. For tickets, call 301-790-2000 or go to

Celtic music

Charlie Zahm will perform Celtic music. 1 p.m. Saturday. Washington County Free Library, B/C meeting room, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250 to reserve free tickets.

Hike in canal park

Sponsored by C&O Canal Association. Buses leave at 10 a.m. Saturday from the parking area of Ferry Hill plantation in C&O Canal National Historical Park, off Md. 34 in Washington County, across the Potomac River from Shepherdstown, W.Va. Ride to your choice of starting points for a return hike of 11, 8 or 3 1/2 miles on the towpath. $5 bus fee. For information, call 301-983-0825 and leave a voice message, go to or e-mail

Model train show

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Waynesboro Lions Club will present its model train show. N-, HO- and O-scale vendors will attend. There will be a working model railroad, free fire truck rides. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Mont Alto Volunteer Fire Department, Pa. 997. $12 for first table, $10 for additional tables. Admission costs $2; $5 per family (parents and children). Call Dave McCarney at 717-762-4044 or 717-762-5543.

Classical guitarist

Bowman Memorial Recital will feature classical guitarist Chris Anderson. Anderson will perform works by Isaac Albeniz, Manuel de Falla, Maurice Ravel and Domenico Scarlatti. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

Blues for Tots

A concert to collect toys for Toys for Tots. 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Elks Lodge, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Admission is one new unwrapped toy per person. Call 301-739-0844.

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