Weekend calendar

November 23, 2007

Christmas in Shepherdstown

The yearly Christmas celebration in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Special events are scheduled today and Sunday; and Friday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 2, at various locations throughout town. For a full schedule, go to


Train show and exhibits about railroading and model railroading. Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $3, adults; children 11 and younger admitted free. Call 301-824-2239.

Discovery Station

Dean "Mr. Magic" Burkett will perform as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Today, 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


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


TubaChristmas concert. Visitors also may see the Festival of Trees by Sunrise Rotary. Today, 1 p.m. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Suggested donation is $5.

Tree lighting

Christmas tree lighting in Hancock. Santa will arrive via firetruck. Hancock Middle-Senior High School Band will perform. Free candy canes and coloring books for children. A Christmas story will be read, and there will be a Christmas carol singalong and refreshments. Today, 5 p.m. Hancock Town Hall, 126 W. High St., Hancock. Free.

Jason Mitchell

Jason Mitchell will perform. Proceeds will go to Boonsboro High School cheerleaders. Today, 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Boonsboro American Legion Post 10. $5 per person. No one younger than 21 permitted. Tickets are available at the Boonsboro American Legion or by calling 301-432-8869, 301-573-4363 or 301-733-0074.

Gallery Quartet

Violinist Mark Kapeluck, violist Jere Stern and cellist Vsevolod Lezhnev perform with a guest musician. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

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