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Weekend Calendar

November 09, 2007

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. Today through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 through 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

Treasure sale

This year's items include furniture, silver, china and glassware, artworks, knickknacks, costume jewelry and Christmas items. Gift certificates from area businesses also are available. Held by the Singer Society to benefit the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Preview of sale is today from 5 to 8 p.m.; sale is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Admission to the preview is $10 and includes food and drink.

'The Tempest'

St. Maria Goretti High School's drama troupe, the Goretti Players, will present William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." Today and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. $6. For tickets, call the St. Maria Goretti High School office at 301-739-4266 or purchase tickets at the door at the theater the night of the performance.

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Shakespeare plays

A romp through all 37 known William Shakespeare plays in one performance. Today and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets cost $15 today and Saturday; $12 Sunday; and $7 for students with ID for any show. Call 304-263-6766.

Alpaca holiday bazaar

Vendors will sell alpaca yarn and alpaca products, handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, digital photos, paintings, perfumes, antiques, organic soaps and peppermint candy. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Annapaca Farm/the Alpaca Shop's bank barn, 10702 Mapleville Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-824-2840 or go to www.annapaca.com.

Discovery Station

Jay Frantz will talk about "The Thrill of Sky Diving" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Saturday, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.org.

'In The Mood'

"In The Mood" is a retro-1940s musical featuring the In The Mood Singers and Dancers with the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra. Saturday, 8 p.m. Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $28 to $32 plus processing fee. To purchase tickets, call 717-263-0202 today from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org.

Veterans Day program

The auxiliary of Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 will hold its annual Veterans Day program and wreath-laying ceremony. Guest speaker will be James H. Warner, a retired Marine and POW during the Vietnam War. Sunday, 11 a.m. Washington County Courthouse, Hagerstown. Streets near the courthouse will be closed from 11 a.m. to noon for the service. Call Donna Conway at 301-739-3590.

'Tipping the Velvet'

The next Reel Awakenings Film Festival will feature "Tipping the Velvet." Set in the 1890s, the movie tells of the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley. Sunday, 2 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $7. For information, send an e-mail to events@reelawakenings.org.

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