Weekend calendar

October 16, 2009

Sacred music

The Shorb Family performs. 7 p.m. today. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave., Hagerstown. An offering will be received for Antietam Bible College's general fund. Call 301-797-0988.

Apollo Civic Haunted Theatre

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The Apllo Civic Theatre will be haunted for Halloween. 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 17 through 31. Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. $10 per person at the door. Call 304-263-6766 or go to

New trains for kids to run

Layout featuring a Thomas the Tank Engine, a McDonald's train, a circus train and a trolley. Today through Sunday, Oct. 18. 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $3.50 for adults; 50 cents ages 4 through 12; and free for ages 3 and younger. Advance registration requested. Call 301-739-4665.

Renfrew Pumpkin Fest rain-out sale

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Many items, including pumpkins will be sold. Homemade soups, breads, hot dogs, cider and coffee also will be sold. Soups include traditional black bean or vegetable. The pumpkin baking contest is going on as scheduled with judging at 11 a.m. A bake sale will also be held. Event Saturday from 11 a.m. until sold. Renfrew Museum and Park's pavilion, near the lower lot off Welty Road. Call 717-762-0373 or 717-762-4723.


Fun and games

BRUNSWICK, Md. -- Maryland Games Club's Karl and Leslie teach board and card games from around the world. For young adults to seniors. 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St. Call 301-834-7178.

Chamber music

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra performs a concert of music by American composers. 8 p.m. Saturday. Shepherd University's Frank Center Theater. $20. Sponsored by Friends of Music. Call 304-876-5765 or go to

Bluegrass music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Scott Brannon Bluegrass Band and The Remington Ryde Bluegrass Band perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theater, 118 Walnut St. $12. Call 717-762-4711 or go to

Reptile show

HALFWAY -- Bold Blooded and Co. allows guests to get up close to more than 50 different reptiles and amphibians from around the world. Specialists will be on hand to answer questions about care, breeding, nutrition, breeding and behavior. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road. Free. Call 301-582-0700, or go to or

Ski swap

Little Heiskell Ski Club and Bikle's Ski Shop will host the annual ski swap of new and slightly used ski and snowboard equipment, along with numerous accessories. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. M&T bank parking lot, 32 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

Choral/organ music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Christ United Methodist Church Choir present anthems and a piece by organist Wayne Wold commissioned in memory of Lorren Stull. Wold also will perform several selections on the church's organ and harpsichord. 4 p.m. Sunday. Christ United Methodist Church of Waynesboro, corner of Second and Church streets.

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