Weekend Calendar - March 19

March 18, 2011

Arts Expo

Mini-workshops with painters, potters, musicians, photographers and other artisans. There will be an "instrument-petting zoo" where visitors can try playing a violin, viola, cello or bass. Musselman High School theater students will perform at noon and 2 p.m. Saturday. Mini-workshops from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. Go to

Movie night

A family-friendly movie. 7 p.m. Saturday. Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free admission, plus free popcorn and drinks. Go to

Music at the Playhouse

Natalie Stephenson, singer and songwriter. 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The Washington County Playhouse, 44 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Cover is $4. Call 301-739-7469.

Christian music

John Shindledecker and his group, David's Harp, will perform folk and gospel songs. 7 p.m. Saturday. The Way Station, a Christian coffeehouse, 300 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call Tom Hill at 717-552-3404.


The Skystone Bluegrass Band and The Aspen Run Bluegrass Band will perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $13; free for children younger than 12. Call 717-762-4711 or go to

Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Masterworks IV, "Scandinavian Serenade." The orchestra will present Carl Nielsen's "Maskerade" Overture and Hanedans and Symphony No. 1 by Jean Sibelius. Antonin Dvorak's "The Wood Dove" also will be performed. 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $15 to $49 for adults. There is no charge for students in grades 1 through 12 from throughout the Quad-State region. College student rush tickets cost $5 and are available 90 minutes before the show. Call 301-797-4000.

Pottery demonstrations

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

Bluegrass jam

The Eastern Panhandle Bluegrass Association hosts weekly bluegrass jams on Sundays. 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Caperton Train Station, 226 E. Martin St., downtown Martinsburg, W.Va. Free and open to the public. For more information, go to

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