Five for your planner: Saturday, Dec. 24/Sunday, Dec. 25

December 21, 2011
  • Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown, will host its Trains of Christmas display through Saturday, Dec. 31
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1. Trains of Christmas

O-gauge trains operate in a snow-scene layout. Also, trains for children to operate. 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, Friday, Dec. 30; and Saturday, Dec. 31. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $5, adults; 50 cents, ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

2. Carillon recital

Charles Farris will perform music on the carillon bells at midnight on New Year's Eve at Mercersburg Academy, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Free. Go to

3. Deanna Bogart

The Deanna Bogart Band will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick, Md. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. For tickets, visit the box office, call 301-600-2828 or go to

4. Bluegrass jam

The public is invited to listen or bring an instrument and play. Refreshments. 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at Beck and Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro, Pa. $4. Call 717-762-4711.

5. Drop the Anchor

Downtown Shippensburg, Pa., hosts a New Year's Eve party Saturday, Dec. 31, beginning at 7 p.m., with horse and carriage rides, entertainment and activities. Anchor drop at midnight. To RSVP, go to Call 856-404-4176.

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