Weekend Calendar

October 10, 2008

Trains for everyone

H0- and O-scale model railroads, trains for children to operate, historic railroad artifacts, photos and equipment. Today through 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.

Haunted Hager House

Find out if the historic Jonathan Hager House is haunted. Fridays, Oct. 10, 17 and 24, Saturdays, Oct. 11, 18 and 25, Sunday, Oct. 26 and Monday, Oct. 27, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Jonathan Hager House, City Park, Hagerstown. $3, free for children younger than 6. Reservations are required. Call 301-739-8393 or send an e-mail to

Haunted house

Haunted house is appropriate for ages 12 and older. Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 26, 7:30 to 11 p.m. KOA Kampground, 11759 Snug Harbor Lane, Williamsport. $13. Call 301-223-7571.


Apple Butter Festival

The 35th annual Apple Butter Festival features vendors making apple butter on site. Also features a parade on Saturday at 9 a.m., turtle race, hog-calling contest, beard and mustache contest and entertainment. Drawing for the Apple Butter Festival quilt will be Sunday at 4:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Downtown Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. For an up-to-date schedule, go to

Hedgesville Heritage Day

Local craft vendors, food, church tours and more. Spaces are available for the flea market to benefit the new library. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Downtown Hedgesville, W.Va.

Farm museum festival

Includes a blacksmith shop and sawmill, threshing and baling demonstrations, antique tractors and music. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dillon Farm Museum, W.Va. 9 across from Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School. Free. Call 304-582-5707.

Apple festival

Event features hayrides, live music, antique engines and a chicken barbecue. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tayamentasachta Environmental Center, next to Greencastle (Pa.) Elementary School. Call Charles White at 717-597-6458.

Ranger Foundation

The public is welcome to groom horses and buy chances on a horse-themed quilt and afghan. Also features a 50/50 raffle, door prizes and refreshments. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ranger Foundation at Greenbriar Farm, 5564 Porterstown Road, Keedysville. Call 301-797-8051.

Discovery Station

Dave Kaplan presents "Butterflies in the Fall" as part of Discovery Station at Hagerstown's Saturday Plus program. Saturday, 2 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Brass band

The Wildcat Regiment Brass Band re-creates an original Civil War-era brass band. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Antietan National Battlefield, Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Concert is free; park entrance fee of $4 per person or $6 per family.

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