WEG's top five

December 24, 2009

Five things to do this week

Go to the movies

Lots to see in theaters this week end. "Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel," pictured, is in theaters now. "It's Complicated," a rom-com starring Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin, opens Christmas Day, as does "Sherlock Holmes."

When the parents are away ...

Kevin McCalister will play. Christmas classic "Home Alone," starring McCauley Caulkin as Kevin McCallister, will be shown Wednesday, Dec. 30, at The Capitol Theatre in downtown Chambersburg, Pa. See page B3.

I heard the bells on Christmas Eve

Carilloneur Julia Littleton will perform seasonal music at midnight Christmas Eve on the carillon at Mercersburg Academy's chapel, 300 E. Seminary St. Go to .


Jazz brunch

The GC Duo performs jazz during midday Sunday brunch at Beans in the Belfry in Brunswick. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Beans in the Belfry, 122 W. Potomac St. Call 301-834-7178 or go to .

Skate your trouble away

Public skating sessions have been set for 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex, at Fairgrounds Park. Call 301-766-9122.

The five free things to do this week

Free movie

Christmas weekend is usually a big money day at the box office, but Saturday, Dec. 26, is free movie night at Bridge of Life church in downtown Hagerstown. They're giving out free popcorn and sodas, too. Starts at 7 p.m. Go to for more information.

Strike up the band

Williamsport Community Band will perform its annual Christmas holiday concert Sunday. 3 p.m. Williamsport High School auditorium, 1 S. Clifton Drive. Free. E-mail

A walk through Frederick

There's a self-guided walking tour Monday evening of historic worship sites in Frederick's downtown. Many sites host music and refreshments. Free. Various locations in downtown Frederick, Md. Call 301-600-4047 or go to .

Coffeehouse rock

Allen Snider and Henri Verdel perform classic rock, folk and rock music Monday evening at Port City Java in north Hagerstown. 6 to 8 p.m. Port City Java, Longmeadow Shopping Center, 1551 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-790-5040.

Celebrate the season

Happy holidays to you and yours!

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