Staff picks for Jan. 26 to Feb. 1

January 26, 2012
  • The Gourmet Goat in downtown Hagerstown will host a wine and cheese tasting with auctions. The Sunday event will benefit the Community Free Clinic.
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The Top Five
Drink to their health
A wine and cheese tasting with lively auctions. Proceeds will benefit Community Free Clinic. Auction items include a Las Vegas timeshare. Wine will be sold throughout the afternoon, cash bar, 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at The Gourmet Goat, 41 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. $25, cash or check. Open to ages 21 and older. Call 301-790-2343 or email

Alternative music
A concert featuring The Eleventh Hour, Page 9, Chasing Taylor, Your Favorite Coastline and Robbie Snell. 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Right Choice Ministries, 20204 Old Forge Road, Hagerstown. $5. Call 301-797-8157.

Live bluegrass
Dan Paisley and Southern Grass perform. 8 p.m. Friday at Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Call 304-876-3704.

A day at the movies
This year’s programming includes 50 short films from all over the world as well as basic animation workshops. Programs are organized by age. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick, Md. $10 for an all-day ticket. Call 301-600-2828 or go to

Ballet in blacklight
Chambersburg Ballet Theatre will present its production of “The Firebird” in blacklight, plus “Mozartiana,” a classical-style, winter-themed ballet to Strauss waltzes. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets are $10 or $15. Call 717-263-0202 or go to

Top Five Free
Band concert
Cumberland Valley School of Music Community Symphonic Band will hold its annual winter concert. 3 p.m. Sunday at Chambersburg Area Senior High School auditorium, 511 S. Sixth St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free; donations accepted. Call 717-261-1220 or go to

Family movie night
Student Government Association hosts “Puss in Boots” (2011) (PG). 7 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. Hagerstown Community College’s Student Center, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Admission is a donation of pet supplies for the Humane Society of Washington County. Wear boots and be entered in a drawing for door prizes. Unlimited snacks $1 per person. Contact Heather at 240-500-2225 or

Christian roots music
Sam Rizzetta, Charlie Casabona and Dan Wegh from Wind n Wire and guest vocalist Madeline MacNeil will perform. The theme of the concert will be nature. 5 p.m. Saturday at Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 11507 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Call 301-733-4411.

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, Jan. 29. Old Mill Building, 3291 Waynecastle Road, Waynecastle, Pa., off Pa. 16, between Waynesboro and Greencastle, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-762-9579.

Movie at the library
The Smurfs find themselves in New York’s Central Park trying to evade Gargamel and make it back home. (PG). 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Boonsboro Free Library, 401 Potomac St., Boonsboro. Call 301-432-5723 to register.

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