Weekend calendar - Dec. 24

December 23, 2011

Christmas at Farmers Market

Christmas events at City Farmers Market. Santa will visit today from 9 to 11 a.m. Gifts For You Giveaway begins at 8 a.m. and takes place every half hour until 2 p.m. City Farmers Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown. Call 301-739-8577, ext. 190, or go to

Tuba Christmas

A Christmas concert featuring instruments in the tuba family. Today, 1 p.m. Shepherd University, McMurran Hall, King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free. Call 620-339-6330 or send an email to

'Christmas from Beggars Perspective'

The story of Christmas from the Mall of America to the ancient city of Bethlehem. Today, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Bethel Fellowship Church, 19833 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. Free. Call 240-291-2341 or 240-938-1371.

Carillon recital

Julia Littleton will perform a carillon recital. Today, midnight. Mercersburg Academy, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Free. Go to

Santa on firetruck

Santa rides around Williamsport on a fire engine offering season's greetings for residents. Sunday, 7 to 10:30 a.m.

Model railroad open house

Mixed-media artist and train collector Lee Scott will have an open house for his 500-square-foot model train layout and museum. Scenes include a snowy mountain, a harbor area, a subway layout below a city and a floor-level Thomas the Tank Engine layout with dinosaurs. Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. Greencastle Greens Golf Club, 2000 Castlegreen Drive, Greencastle, Pa. Free-will donation. Call 717-597-3902 or send an email to

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