Weekend calendar - Jan. 21

January 20, 2012

Tim Rowland

Author Tim Rowland will discuss his book, “Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War.” He will sign books from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Talk will be at 11 a.m. Antietam National Battlefield Visitors Center, off Md. 65, Sharpsburg. Call 301-432-7672.

Line dance

Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association will hold a line dance with a winter wonderland theme. DJ music. There will be cookies and hot chocolate along with other wintery snacks. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Old Quincy High School gym, next to Mowery Elementary School, off Pa. 997, Quincy, Pa. $7; $5 members. Call 717-762-6388 or 717-749-5281.

The Trains of Christmas

O-gauge trains operate in a snow-scene layout. Also, trains for children to operate. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday; and Sunday. 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.

Waynesboro Model Railroad Club

Waynesboro Model Railroad Club open house with four model railroads and special children’s trains. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Old Mill Building, 3291 Waynecastle Road, Waynecastle, Pa., off Pa. 16, between Waynesboro and Greencastle, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-762-9579.

Model railroad open house

Mixed-media artist and train collector Lee Scott will welcome the public to 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. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Magic Train World, 594 Shannon Drive North, Greencastle, Pa. Free-will donation. Call 717-597-3902, email or go to

Free animated movie

Free movie, popcorn and soda in a family-friendly environment. 7 p.m. Saturday. Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Go to

Winter Throwdown

Bands performing are The Odyssey, Distances, Forger, Servants and Stillglow. 6:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Right Choice Ministries, 20204 Old Forge Road, Hagerstown. $5. Call 301-797-8157.

DMV/Tristate O.N.O. Concert

Performances by Cam B, Vito Brown, Spence 4 Hire, Hawk Boyz, Travis Dupri, and 3 P.T.B. 7 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $25. Call 301-790-3500 or go to

Sabbath Sundown Serenade Concert

Vocalists Lori Williams and Dennis Hedges will present “Let Us Praise the Lord.” 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Call 301-733-4411.

‘Hansel and Gretel’

Wonderment Puppet Theater will present “Hansel and Gretel.” Noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, March 4. Wonderment Puppet Theater, 412 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. $4.50, ages 2 years and older. Call 304-258-4074, email or go to

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