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Five events for your planner: Friday, Nov. 18

November 17, 2011
  • Hancock Historical Society's Holiday house tour will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20.
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1. Home tour

Hancock Historical Society's Holiday house tour will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20. This year's holiday tour includes the 1828 Trail Inn Bed and Breakfast; the Heller Home; the Hancock Visitor's Center and Museum at the Historic Barton House; Flint's Chance; the home of Jessie Mills; and Hook's Mill. The C&O Canal National Historic Park Visitor Center, 439 E. Main St., will also be open. $10; $5, students. Call 240-520-0520.


2. The tree

Radford Wine will present his short film, "A Message From the Tree," 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center theater, Sharpsburg Pike, near Sharpsburg. The film tells the story of the Battle of Antietam through the eyes of the Witness Tree, also known as the Burnside Sycamore. Wine will sign copies of his DVD following the presentation. Call 301-432-5124 or go to www.messagefromthetree.com.


3. Music and dedication

St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church will host an organ dedication and recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at the church, 30 S. Martin St., Clear Spring. The church's new Allen Organ will be dedicated followed by a recital by C. Randall Williams. Call 301-842-2505.



4. Music to dance to

The Museum Consort  will perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown. The group will play "Dances, Grave and Light," selections from "Ten Songs and Dances of the Playhouse," "Paduan, Gilliard & Courant" and "Three Scottish Country Dances." Free. Call 301-739-5727 or email drastelli@wcmfa.org.



5. Go  FETCH

The FETCH film festival, films for a healthier, better, green life and money savings, will be Sunday, Nov. 20, at Ice House, 138 Independence St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Films include "No Impact Man" 10 a.m.; "How Cuba Survived Peak Oil" 1:30 p.m.; "Food Matters" 3 p.m.; and "Blue Vinyl" 7 p.m. Discussion follows each film. Sponsored by Local Economy Network. Call 304-258-3042 or go to www.localeconomynetwork.org.

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