Weekend Calendar

November 27, 2008

Santa arrives

Santa Claus arrives on a float in a small parade at Long Meadow Shopping Center. Also features Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and additional activities and entertainment. Today, 10 a.m. Santa will be in his workshop and greet visitors today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Art walk

Several downtown Hagerstown businesses and museums will be open for an art walk. Times vary. Today through Sunday. Sponsored by the Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery. Call 301-791-6191.

Belle Boyd House

Christmas at the Belle Boyd House includes a display of hundreds of bears. Continues through Sunday, Dec. 21. Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Touch of Velvet quartet sings holiday songs Sunday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Free. Call 304-267-4713 or go to

Trains of Christmas

O-gauge layout featuring trains operating in a snow scene. Also trains for children to operate, H0- 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.


Trainfest Fall 2008

Model train sale. Saturday, 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.

Saturday Plus

Jessica Roney presents "German Scissor Cutting." Saturday, 2 p.m. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

Tree lighting

Hancock hosts its annual Christmas tree lighting. Santa Claus arrives via firetruck. Free candy canes and coloring books for children. Musical entertainment, reading of a Christmas story and a carol singalong. Saturday, 5 p.m. Hancock Town Hall, 126 W. High St., Hancock. Free.

Memories of Elvis

Chris MacDonald pays tribute to Elvis Presley. Saturday, 7 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $30 and $35. For tickets, call 301-790-2000 or go to

Klezmer concert

Klezmos plays klezmer music and an assortment of songs and tunes from other cultures. Hosted by Shepherdstown Music & Dance. Saturday, 8 p.m. Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, corner of King and German streets, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $15; $12, senior citizens; $10, members; $8, students. Call Joanie at 304-263-2531, send an e-mail to or go to

Candlelight service

The Waynesboro Historical Society hosts its annual Christmas candlelight service. Organist Debbie Zacher provides music of the season. Rouzerville United Methodist Church Youth Handbell Choir and 7 Mile Road, a contemporary Christian band, will perform. The Rev. Barton D. Berry Jr. conducts the nondenominational service. Sunday, 3 p.m. Harbaugh Church in Midvale near Waynesboro, Pa. No restrooms. Call 717-762-1747.

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