Weekend Calendar

November 16, 2007

Gallery open house

Holiday open house. Original paintings, sculptures, fine art crafts, ornaments and artwork. Christmas cards on display and for sale. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Call 301-797-6813.

Farm Toy Show

Sponsored by Tri-State Farm Toy Collectors Club. The show will feature farm toys, trucks and farm memorabilia. Vendors will have toys for sale. There also will be displays by various collectors. There will be a kiddie pedal pull at noon Saturday. 6 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Md. 65, Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $2; $1.50, seniors; free for ages 10 and younger. A two-day pass costs $3. Proceeds from the show will go to the Leon Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund. For information, call 301-797-3872.

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; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


German scissor cutting

Jessica Roney will present "German Scissor Cutting Holiday Cards." 1 and 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with museum admission of $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Holiday parade

WAYNESBORO, Pa. ? The annual Holiday Parade will be held with nearly 100 entries of bands, floats, fire departments, businesses and marching groups. Beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday. Main Street. Call 717-762-7123 or e-mail

MSO MasterWorks II

MasterWorks II featuring "Water Music" by George Frideric Handel; Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major; Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F major. 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $21 to $79 for adults, and $11 to $40 for children 12 and younger and for full-time students. They are available by calling 301-797-4000.

Poetry and music

A program entitled "Dark Wild Realm" featuring poets Michael Collier and Hope Maxwell-Snyder with musician Lawrence Drecshler. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

Variety show

HANCOCK ? Hancock Community Variety Show. Entertainment includes Tori Anderson of Possum Holler, Hancock's high school band, South Fulton High School's music theater group performing selections from "Oklahoma!," Hancock United Methodist Church's handbell choir, local dance troupes, recorder music, and dramatic and comic recitations. Refreshments. Free admission. 4 p.m. Sunday. Hancock Town Hall, 126 W. High St.

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