Weekend Calendar

November 15, 2008

All-scales train show

The Shenandoah & Potomac Valley Garden Railway Club presents an all-scales train show. Today, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Breakfast served at 7 a.m.; lunch served at 11 a.m. Citizens Fire Hall, W.Va. 9/U.S. 340 near Charles Town, W.Va. $5 for ages 13 and older; free for children younger than 13. Breakfast costs $4.

Hager House family days

Learn about the original home of Jonathan Hager, make colonial crafts and play colonial games. Today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Jonathan Hager House, City Park, Hagerstown. Reduced family rate of $5 per family. Rain or shine. Call 301-739-8393, send an e-mail to or go to

Barbershop music

Mason Dixon Barbershop Chorus presents its fundraising show with the theme "Grandpa's Attic." Also featuring the Freedom Valley Sweet Adeline Chorus and local barbershop quartets Carousel, Crowning Touch and Uncalled-4. Today, 7 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $8 to $12. Call 717-328-3674 or 301-739-3782.


Tribute to veterans

The Hagerstown Civil Air Patrol and the Waynesboro Area Community Concert Association present a concert by the U.S. Air Force Heritage Brass Quintet. Active and former military personnel are asked to wear their uniforms and medals. Today, doors open for ticket holders by 7:10 p.m.; doors open to nonticket holders at 7:15 p.m. Waynesboro Area Middle School, Waynesboro, Pa. The concert is free, tickets are required. Call 717-762-2962.

MasterWorks II

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra's MasterWorks II concert, "Two Centuries of Classics," features "Moz-Art la Haydn" by Schnittke, Symphony No. 45 "Farewell" by Haydn, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 by Bach and Symphony No. 1 "Classical" by Prokofiev. Today, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $12 to $49. Call the MSO at 301-797-4000 or go to

Jewish Food Festival

Congregation B'nai Abraham hosts its Jewish Food Festival with traditional, homemade dishes prepared by congregants of B'nai Abraham. Dine in or takeout. Baked goods also are sold. Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tours of the sanctuary are offered at noon and 1 p.m. Congregation B'nai Abraham, 53 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown. Call 301-733-5039.

Vocal concert

Shepherd University Chamber Singers, Masterworks Chorale, Men's Choir and Women's Camerata present "Choral Ensembles with Brass." Sunday, 7 p.m. Shepherd University's Frank Center Theater, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $10; $5 for faculty, staff and students ages 18 and younger; free for Shepherd students and Friends of Music MAC cardholders. Call 304-876-5555 or go to

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