Weekend Calendar - Jan. 28

January 27, 2011

Lessons and a dance

Hancock Arts Council will present an evening of ballroom, Latin, country/western and line dance lessons. No sneakers or rubber-soled shoes. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. today. Hancock Town Hall and Community Center, 126 W. High St., Hancock. Free. Call 301-331-3616.


Shepherdstown Film Society will present "Diner," the first of Barry Levinson's films featuring Baltimore. Rated R. Series kickoff from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at War Memorial Building, corner of German and King streets, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Film at 7 p.m. in Shepherd University's Reynolds Hall, off King Street, Shepherdstown. Free. A discussion follows. Call Lisa Welch at 304-876-1837 or e-mail

Christmas train layout

Trains running through snowy scenes, plus local historical railroad artifacts and photos. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $4; 50 cents, ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

ArtFest 2011

As many as 30 artists will paint 20-inch-by-24-inch canvases during the one-day festival with the public watching. An auction of all paintings closes the festival; funds will benefit children's programs in Chambersburg, Pa. Held in conjunction with IceFest. Saturday. Historic Preservation Warehouse, 252 E. King St., Chambersburg. Free to watch. Call 717-261-9110 or 717-377-3093 for information.

Spa Feast

The daylong fair showcases an array of therapies ranging from shiatsu and LaStone massage to reiki, reflexology and acupuncture. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Ice House, 138 Independence St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 800-447-8797.

All-county orchestra

Washington County middle and high school students will participate in the 2011 All Middle and High School Orchestra concert. Petr Skopek will conduct the middle school orchestra and Elizabeth Schulze will conduct the high school orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. North Hagerstown High School, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. $4 in advance; $5 at the door. Purchase tickets at the middle and high schools. Senior citizen gold cards and school board IDs will be honored.

Rock Fest 2011

Sponsored by Youth United Way of Washington County. The concert will feature up-and-coming bands from the area competing in front of judges and fans. Proceeds will benefit Youth United Way of Washington County. 4 p.m. Saturday. Leitersburg Cinemas, Leitersburg Pike, north of Hagerstown. $6; $4, ages 18 and younger. Call 301-739-8200, ext. 12, or e-mail

Model railroad open house

Waynesboro Model Railroad Club's open house will include HO-scale, O-scale, N-scale layouts. 1p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Waynesboro Model Railroad Club, 3291 Waynecastle Road, off Pa. 16. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-762-9579 or


Ice sculpting, food, entertainment. Today through Sunday. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. For a schedule, go to

Final day for train display

The display of trains operating on the new permanent layout; final day on display. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Antietam Station, 17230 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. Free, donations accepted. Call 301-824-2239, e-mail or go to

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