Five events for your planner: Tuesday, Nov. 22

November 21, 2011
  • Paul Russell of Maugansville has loaned Allison-Antrim Museum his collection of Department 56 houses for a display at the Greencastle, Pa., museum.
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1. New England village houses

A collection of detailed, ceramic New England Village houses produced by Department 56 will go on display Thursday, Dec. 1. The collection belongs to Paul Russell of Maugansville. Noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday through Tuesday, Dec. 20, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Allison-Antrim Museum's south exhibit bay in the barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-9325 or go to

2. Holiday craft market

Local artisans will sell handmade wreaths, peanut brittle, jams, mittens, pottery, soaps, bird houses, ornaments and more. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 26, and Dec. 3, 10 and 17. Entler Hotel, 129 E. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free admission. Email

3. Trainfest

A model train sale hosted by the Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Washington County Agriculture Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $4; free for children. Call 301-800-9829 or go to

4. Art show

Artists Scott and Penny Durbin will display watercolors and pen-and-ink drawings. Exhibit continues through Friday, Jan. 20. On What Grounds coffee shop, 162 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.

5. Berkeley Springs Book Festival

Books from local authors as well as a series of readings and short workshops. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Ice House, 138 Independence St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

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