Weekend Calendar

November 21, 2008

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

Art show and sale

The Hagerstown Community College Foundation hosts a reception, show and sale of paintings during the Ben Jones Family Art Show. Ben Jones is joined by his son, David, and brother, Henry, who also display their artwork. Today, 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. To view a selection of paintings, go to Call Lieba Cohen at 301-790-2800, ext. 213, or send an e-mail to

Farm toy show

Sponsored by the Tri-State Farm Toy Collectors Club. Today, 6 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kiddie pedal pull Saturday at noon. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65) south of Hagerstown. Table rentals available. Admission costs $2; $1.50, seniors; free for ages 10 and younger. Two-day passes are available. Call Howard R. Thomas at 301-790-2422 or Doug Artz at 301-797-3872.


'Farewell Tour'

Myles Savage and stars from The Platters, The Coasters, The Drifters and Motown perform. Today, 7:30 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $30 to $50 and are available at The Maryland Theatre box office, by calling 301-790-2000 or going to Funds will be raised for Girls Inc. of Washington County.

Kris Kringle Craft and Gift Show

Featuring more than 230 hand crafters. Food items and new toys will be collected for Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown for distribution to local needy families. There also is a filled Longaberger basket raffle and candle and reed defuser sale to benefit Hospice of Washington County. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Free.

Saturday Plus

Dean Burkett presents a magic program. Saturday, 1 and 2:30 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Celtic music

Charlie Zahm performs. Saturday, 1 p.m. Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Free ticket required. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136.

John Michael Montgomery

Country singer John Michael Montgomery performs in concert with special guest Katie Armiger. Saturday, 8 p.m. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Tickets cost $25 to $38 plus processing fee. Call 301-600-2828 or go to

Gallery Quartet

The Gallery Quartet performs Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 67 by the early 20th-century Spanish composer Joaquin Turina and Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60 by Johannes Brahms. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

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