Weekend calendar

February 09, 2008


The Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum will host a train show and exhibits regarding railroading and model railroading. Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $3; free for those younger than 12.

Winter festival

The Hancock Winter Festival will feature ice blocks for ice-carving competitions and a silent auction of special items and gifts donated by area merchants. A hat contest will be sponsored by the Interfaith Service Coalition. Food will be sold. Today, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Widmeyer Park, Hancock. Call 301-678-5719 or send an e-mail to:

Trains for everyone

HO- and O-scale model railroads, trains for kids to operate, artifacts, photos and historic railroad equipment. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


Black History Month speaker

Miranda Brown will speak. Appropriate for all ages. Today, 1 to 3 p.m. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-6191, send an e-mail to: or go to

All-county concerts

The 2008 All-County Middle School Band, All-County Senior High School Band and All-County Senior High School Jazz Ensemble will perform. Today, 7 p.m. North Hagerstown High School. $4 in advance; $5 at the door. Senior citizen Gold Cards will be honored. Call 301-766-2848.


The Old Opera House Theatre Company presents "Rumors," a comedy by Neil Simon. The play contains some adult language. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Shows also scheduled for Friday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. $16, Fridays and Saturdays; $14, Sundays; $8 for students attending any show. For tickets and information, call 304-725-4420 or go to

'Into the Woods'

The musical theater production "Into the Woods" blends familiar fairy tales with an original story of a childless baker and his wife, who catalyze the action by attempting to reverse a curse on their family in order to have a child. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Shepherd University's Frank Arts Center Theater, Shepherdstown, W.Va. For tickets, call 304-876-5555 or send an e-mail to

Elvis Presley display

The Allison-Antrim Museum will host a display titled "Elvis Through the Years." Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free admission, donations accepted. Call 717-597-9010 or go to

Bluegrass concert

Don Rigsby & Midnight Call will perform. Sunday, 3 p.m. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $14, including service charge. For tickets, call the theater at 304-263-6766. The box office will open Sunday at 2 p.m. For information, go to

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