Weekend Calendar - Feb. 25

February 24, 2011

Bluegrass jam

The public is invited to listen or bring an instrument and play. Refreshments. 7 to 10 p.m. Beck and Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $3. Go to or call 717-762-4711.

Winter train layout

Trains running through scenes of Christmas past and present, plus local historical railroad artifacts and photos. 1 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.

'IMAX: Space Station'

See crystal-clear images of the International Space Station and the Earth in this family-friendly film. 7 p.m. today. Smithsburg Library Community Room, 66 W. Water St., Smithsburg. Free; refreshments will be served. Call Ashley at 301-824-7722 to reserve a seat.

Toughman contest

Parsons Ford Original Toughman Contest, a single-elimination boxing tournament, open to area men and women ages 18 to 39, with limited amateur experience and no pro fights. 6:30 p.m. doors open; event starts at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Berkeley 2000 Recreation Center, Lambert Park, Woodbury Avenue, Martinsburg, W.Va. Tickets cost $20 to $35. To purchase tickets, call 800-296-3897 or go to


Hagerstown Children's Theater will present a musical production of "Cinderella." 8 p.m. today and Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, 58 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. $15; $12, children, students and seniors. For tickets, call 301-733-8261 or go to

American music

Morgan State University Choir will perform with proceeds benefiting Doleman Black Heritage Museum in Hagerstown. 4 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $13.  Call the theater's box office, 301-790-2000, or go to

Walker Brothers Circus

Circus with aerialist, horses, dogs, contortionists, clowns and more. Shows at 3 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Randolph Millholland Armory, 18500 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown. $14; two children ages 14 or younger get in free with paid adult. Call Kelly Fairchild 800-528-6577. Go to

How soldiers survived

Discover how soldiers stationed at frontier forts such as Fort Frederick survived winters during the French and Indian War. Dress for the weather. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Fort Frederick State Park, Md. 56, Big Pool. Free. Call 301-842-2155.

Museum Consort

The Washington County Museum of Fine Art's Museum Consort will present a children's program, including works by King Henry VIII, William Hill and consort member David Styer. 11 a.m. Saturday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Saturday at the Summit

Lisa Taylor and Andrew Mc-Knight will perform. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. $5; $3, ages 10 to 18; free for ages 9 and younger. Call 301-733-4720 or go to

Cardboard sled derby

Cedar Ridge Ministries of Williamsport will sponsor the Wild & Wacky Cardboard Sled Derby, a competition on tubing slopes using cardboard sled creations. 1 to 2:45 p.m. Sunday, registration; 3 p.m. sled racing begins. Whitetail Adventure Snow Tubing at Whitetail Resort, 13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersburg, Pa. $25 in advance, $30 per team. For rules, fees and information, call 301-582-0282 or go to

'Around the World in 80 Tunes'

The Borderline Ensemble will perform Broadway tunes, classical melodies, folk songs, jazz and a little frivolity. Light lunch served at 12:30 p.m.; concert at 1 p.m. Sunday. Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown, 13245 Cearfoss Pike, west of Hagerstown. Lunch and concert are free and open to the public; seating is limited. To reserve a seat, leave a message at 301-797-5533 or e-mail

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