Weekend calendar

November 23, 2007

Ballroom, Latin dance

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dance to ballroom and Latin music. Today, 7 to 10 p.m.; free dance lesson from 6 to 7 p.m. St. John's United Church of Christ, fellowship hall, 1811 Lincoln Way East. $12.50. Refreshments included. Call 717-552-0253 or e-mail

Singles dance

Alternative to the Bar Scene will host a singles dance for those 21 and older. Today, 8 p.m. to midnight. Knights of Columbus, 20340 Leitersburg Pike, Hagers-town. DJ, cash bar, snacks and prizes. Casual dress. $4 members, $5 nonmembers. For information, call 301-739-4113 or go to

Pottery open house

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Moon Dog Pottery will host a holiday open house showcasing gifts and pottery. Tour the studio and meet the potters. Today through Sunday, Nov. 25. 11667 Mercersburg Road. For more information, call 717-328-9993 or e-mail

Santa's arrival

Santa will arrive via float today at 10 a.m. and will stay until 8 p.m. Free pony rides and rides on the Forty & Eight train, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Magic shows with Dean Burkett. Frosty, Rudolph and a face-painting elf. Broadfording Christian Academy cheerleaders will sing carols from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Long Meadow Shopping Center, Hagerstown.


Arts, crafts show

FREDERICK, Md. - Arts and crafts show with work by 500 artists and craftspeople will include fine art, pottery, furniture, quilts, jewelry, clothing, home accessories, Christmas ornaments, folk art and more. Today through Sunday, and Friday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 2. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St. $6 for adults; $3 for ages 12 and younger. Parking costs $1. For more information, call 301-898-5466, e-mail or go to

Craig Morgan concert

Country music concert. Today, 7:30 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. For tickets, call The Maryland Theatre at 301-790-2000 or go to

Trainfest Fall 2007

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

Tree lighting

HANCOCK - Christmas tree lighting. Saturday, 5 p.m. Hancock Town Hall, 126 W. High St. Santa will arrive by firetruck. Free candy canes and coloring books for children. Hancock Middle-Senior High School Band will perform. A Christmas story will be read. Christmas carol sing-along. Refreshments.

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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