Weekend calendar - Dec. 14

December 14, 2012

Christmas at the Pry House
Learn what Christmas was like during the time of the Civil War. Have your photo taken with Civil War Santa Claus Jim Tent. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. $3 per person. Call 301-695-1864, ext. 14, email or go to

Holiday pottery sale and open house
Allison Severance and Blair Meerfeld will host a holiday pottery sale and open house. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. 25210 Cascade Road, Cascade. Call 240-446-9552 or go to

Book signing
Stephen Recker will sign copies of his book, “Rare Images of Antietam and the Photographers Who Took Them.” 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, 16 Public Square, downtown Hagerstown. Call Recker at 240-217-3664.

‘Christmas Star’

Rodney Martin, planetarium educator, will present “Christmas Star.” 2 p.m. Saturday. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Admission included in the $5 to $7 museum admission. Call 301-790-0076 or 877-790-0076.

Festival of Lights and concert
Applachian Wind Quintet will perform. 3 p.m. Saturday. Rest Haven Cemetery’s chapel. Festival of Lights. A bagpiper will perform Christmas music throughout the cemetery while volunteers light luminarias. 4 p.m. Rest Haven Cemetery, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-733-3575.

Family movie
“Arthur Christmas” (PG) will be shown. Refreshments. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Hancock War Memorial Library, Widmeyer Park, 220 Park Road, Hancock. Free. Advance registration required, call 301-678-5300.

Festival of Lights
Luminaria ceremony. Reflections, Clear Spring High School show choir, will perform Christmas carols. Light refreshments will be served. 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 17636 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-733-6682. Rain date 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Holiday concert
St. James Brass Quintet and the Haven Lutheran Church Senior Choir will perform Christmas carols and old-time favorites. 5 p.m. Saturday. Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-733-5056.

Living Nativity
Children and youth will present the story of the Nativity as traditional and contemporary Christmas music plays in the background. Live animals are included. 6 and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 10813 Donelson Drive, Wil-liamsport. Call 301-223-8887.

Luminarias in Hancock

Hundreds of luminarias will light up the night in honor of the veterans and those who serve. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Widmeyer Park, Park Road, Hancock. Call 301-988-2776 or email

Holiday movie night
“The Fourth Wise Man” will be shown. 7 to 8:15 p.m. Saturday. St. John’s United Church of Christ’s social hall, 211 E. Cumberland St., Clear Spring. Free.

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Home for the Holidays with The Maryland Symphony Orchestra and guest artists. 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $25; $18, students; $12, ages 12 and younger. Call 301-797-4000 or go to

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