Weekend calendar - Feb. 11

February 10, 2011

Games for dogs

Three competitive games for dogs — a ball catch, a searching game and "musical sits." Event part of a Canine Games Championship. 7 p.m. today; come early to register. Peaceable Paws, 17816 Spielman Road, Fairplay. $10 per dog; includes $5 donation to Humane Society. Call 301-582-9420 or go to

'Claudie Hukill'

The story of a two brothers in a small West Virginia mining town, torn between conviction and humility. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 20. Full Circle Theater Co., 113 S. Princess St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Tickets cost $8 or $17. To purchase tickets, visit to the box office with cash and checks. To pay by credit card go to

Soulful Saturday

Black History Month dance with live music; cosponsored by The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and The African American Organization. 8 p.m. Saturday. Knights of Columbus, 336 Garfield St., Chambersburg, Pa. $20 per person; $35 per couple. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call 717-477-1616.

Hancock Winter Festival

Snow or sand sculpting, hat parade and other activities. Sponsored by Hancock Arts Council. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Widmeyer Park, off Main Street, Hancock. Call 301-678-5719 or go to

Trainfest Winter 2011

Model train sale to raise funds to continue the restoration of the historic Antietam Station in Sharpsburg. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Washington County Agriculture Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg. $4; free for ages 12 and younger. Call 301-824-2239, e-mail or go to

YMCA gala fundraiser

Saturday event begins with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., followed by dinner and the grand-prize drawing; winner will choose between a 2011 automobile and $15,000 cash prize. The evening will include a raffle and dancing. Hager Hall Conference and Events Center, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $275 per couple. Purchase tickets at the front desk of the Hagerstown YMCA. Call the YMCA at 301-739-3990.

Masterworks 3

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present its Masterworks 3 concert with special guest, flutist Kim Valerio. The French-themed program will include Offenbach's "Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld" and Ibert's Flute Concerto. Saturday, 8 p.m. Feb. 12; 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 to $83. Call 301-797-4000, stop by the MSO office at 30 W. Washington St. in downtown Hagerstown, or go to

Pottery gallery and demos

FireRobin Farm Pottery will demonstrate wheel-thrown pottery. Noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 13 and 20. FireRobin Farm Pottery, 21708 Ringgold Pike, Hagerstown. Free. Call Michael McIntyre at 240-446-8217 or e-mail


The Rolling Coyotes will perform. Part of Noteworthy Sundays, hosted by Washington County Free Library. 3 p.m. Sunday. Barbara Ingram School for the Arts, 7 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free; limited seating. To reserve seats, call 301-739-3250, ext. 136. Go to

'19th-Century American Art'

Guest curator Elizabeth Johns will discuss "19th-Century American Art." 2:30 p.m. Sunday; reception follows. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

'Songs of Love'

Elisabeth Turchi will give a Valentine's concert, "Amour, Amor, Amore — Songs of Love." Sponsored by Cumberland Valley School of Music. 3 p.m. Sunday. Wilson College's Thomson Chapel, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $20; $12, students in grades kindergarten through 12; free for CVSM students. Go to or call 717-261-1220.

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