Weekend calendar - Dec. 22

December 21, 2012

Battle of Antietam

Ted Alexander will sign copies of his newest book “Battle of Antietam: The Bloodiest Day.” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Downtown Hagerstown Visitor Welcome Center, 6 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3246.

Knob Hall open house

Tastings of wines made in Washington County. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Knob Hall Winery, 14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring. Free admission. Call 301-842-2777.

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 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.


Erik Jones will conduct the Shepherdstown TubaChristmas. Tuba and euphonium players of any skill level can participate. 10 a.m. player registration, $5; 10:30 a.m. practice. 1 p.m. Saturday. performance. Practice in Reynolds Hall; performance on the steps of McMurran Hall. Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Call 304-876-5318 or email Go to

Wine tasting

Taste Monument Fine Wines. The event will benefit Humane Society of Washington County Inc. Donations of food, toys, non-clumping cat litter and other animal-related items will be collected in front of the store. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Gordon’s Grocery, 101 Cypress St., Hagerstown. Go to or call 301-733-2060.

Family movie night

A family movie will be shown. 7 p.m. Saturday. Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Go to

Blues and jazz

Kerensa Gray will perform. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The Way Station Coffeehouse, 300 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-552-3404.

Jam music

Luke Johnson Band will perform. 9 p.m. Saturday. Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $5. Call 304-876-3704 or go to

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