Weekend Calendar

January 29, 2009

IceFest 2009

Events include ice sculpting, chili cook-off, musical entertainment and fireworks. Today, 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Most events are free, but there is a charge for some activities. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

Trains of Christmas

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

CoffeeHouse poetry night

Read original poems or favorites, or relax and listen. Sponsored by Greencastle Area Arts Council. Today, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Simply Irresistible, 42 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-3284.

Benefit concert

An evening of traditional hymns. Sponsored by Antietam Bible College, Biblical Seminary and Graduate School. Today, 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, corner of High Street and Washington Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-0988.


Northstars Hockey

Paul Sweeney will discuss "Northstars Hockey" 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.

All-county concert

The all-county middle school will be conducted by Marlon A. Foster; the all-county senior high school band will be conducted by Mark McCoy; and the all county senior high school jazz ensemble will be conducted by John Blount. Saturday, 7 p.m. North Hagerstown High School. Tickets cost $4 in advance and $5 at the door. Purchase tickets at Clear Spring middle and high schools, Boonsboro middle and high schools, E. Russell Hicks Middle School, Hancock Middle/Senior High School, Northern Middle School, North Hagerstown High School, Smithsburg middle and high schools, South Hagerstown High School, Springfield Middle School, Western Heights Middle School and Williamsport High School. Senior citizen gold cards and BOE IDs will be honored.

Make Me Laugh Live

Featuring comedians Chad Beadle, Lonnie Davis, Sonny Fuller and Raesheen. Music and after party by DJ Sinbad. Saturday, 9 p.m. Burhans Station, 301 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $10 in advance; $15 at the door.

Scottish traditional band

Tannahill Weavers perform. Sunday, 7 p.m. Blue Moon Cafe, corner of Princess and High streets, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $15. Go to or call Cheryl Mansley at 304-702-0554.

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