Weekend calendar - Feb. 11

February 10, 2012

Trainfest Winter 2012

Model train sale for railroading and model railroading. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Washington County Agriculture Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $4; free for ages younger than 12. Call 301-800-9829, email or go to

Appalachian Trail Short Film Festival

Three groups of short films provide a glimpse of different aspects of the Appalachian Trail. Movies at 10 to 11 a.m., noon to 1 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. today. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Visitor’s Center, 799 Washington St., Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Call 304-535-6331, ext. 134, or email Go to

Music for art lovers

Singer-songwriter Lou Murray will perform with concertina player Dan Wilson and melodic percussionist Marlin Barnes. 1 to 2 p.m. today. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-6191 or email

The Skyline Boys

The Skyline Boys will perform Southern gospel. 6:30 p.m. today. St. Paul’s Free Lutheran Church, 21513 Leitersburg-Smithsburg Road, Leitersburg. Free. Call 301-739-5442.

Poetry recitation contest

The regional competition will be held for Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest for high school students. 1 to 3 p.m. today. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

Chocolate Fest

Chocolate candies, cookies, sweetheart gifts, gift baskets and more. 9 a.m. to noon today. Trinity United Church of Christ, 29 East Ave., State Line, Pa.

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Pianist Edward Newman will be the guest soloist for the next Masterworks concert, Viva la France. 8 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 to $83. Call 301-797-4000 or go to

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