Weekend Calendar

December 11, 2009

A Capitol Christmas concert

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Hagerstown Municipal Band, directed by Lynn Lerew, performs seasonal favorites. 7 p.m. today. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St. $25. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 717-263-0202 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Go to

Singles Christmas dance

Tri-State Singles Connection will hold its Christmas dance for ages 21 and older. 8 p.m. to midnight today. Knights of Columbus, 20340 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. DJ music, casual dress, cash bar, snacks and door prizes. Bring Christmas cookies to share. Call 240-520-8985.

Drive-through living nativity

BROWNSVILLE -- "The Road to Bethlehem," follow the luminaria-lighted driveway to the depiction of the true meaning of Christmas. 7 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday. Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road (Md. 67). Call 301-432-8354 or e-mail

'Fiona Finkelstein'

Shawn K. (Beard) Stout will sign copies of her book "Fiona Finkelstein: Big Time Ballerina." 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery


Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free with paid museum admission. Call 301-790-0076 or 877-790-0076, or go to

Luminaria ceremony

Festival of Lights luminaria ceremony. 3:30 p.m. Saturday; rain date Sunday. Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 17636 W. Washington St. Free. Call 301-733-6683.

Plumb Grove by Candlelight

CLEAR SPRING -- The Clear Spring District Historical Association presents Plumb Grove by Candlelight featuring music and refreshments. 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Plumb Grove, Broadfording Road and North Martin Street. Suggested donation of $5 per person. Call 301-824-2342.

Colonial Christmas

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Saturday features candlelight tours of the 1774 house decorated in Colonial style, children's crafts, traditional holiday music and light refreshments. Sunday features house tours, traditional holiday music and light refreshments. 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Gen. Adam Stephen House, 309 W. John St. Call 304-267-4434 or go to

'Animal Holiday' and a craft

Children may make Christmas presents for backyard birds and watch the film "Animal Holiday." 11 a.m. Saturday. Washington County Free Library's meeting room, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-3250.

Bluegrass music

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The Bluegrass Blend and The CB Pickers perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St. $12; children under 12 free. Call 717-762-4711 or go to

Train display

SHARPSBURG -- An operating Lionel and HO train display. Sponsored by Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum. 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 31. Antietam Station, 17230 Shepherdstown Pike. $2; free for children younger than 13. Call 301-824-2239, e-mail or go to

Sounds of the season

Hot Soup performs. 3 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Seating is limited; free ticket required. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 136.

Cornet Band concert

ROHRERSVILLE -- Rohrersville Cornet Band Christmas concert. Sheere Kemp's new curtain painting will be on view. 3 p.m. Sunday. Band Hall, Main Street, five miles south of Boonsboro on Md. 67. Call 301-992-9767.

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