Weekend calendar - Jan. 19

January 18, 2013

Seed starting

Washington County Master Gardeners plant clinics. Check out seed catalogues, make a newspaper pot, look at ideas for indoor seed starting and get information about the Master Gardener class beginning in February. 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Hagerstown City Farmers’ Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-1604.

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.

Shepherd vocal competition

Finalists of the competition, open to high school juniors and seniors, will perform in a recital followed by announcement of the winners. 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Shepherd University’s W.H. Shipley Recital Hall in the Frank Center, off University Drive, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Free and open to the public. Call 304-876-5555 or go to

Bluegrass bands

Shiloh Ridge Bluegrass Entertainment and Bluestone Bluegrass Band will perform. 7 p.m. Saturday. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., downtown Chambersburg, Pa. $15; $10, students. For tickets go to Tickets will also be sold at the door based on availability.

‘Left Behind II: Tribulation Force’

After the rapture, a group of converts form a secret society to convert nonbelievers to Christianity. (PG-13) Free popcorn. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The Way Station, 300 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Free. Call 717-552-3404.

Line dance

The Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association will hold a line dance. D.J. Fullhouse. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Old Quincy High School gym next to Mowery Elementary School, Pa. 997, Quincy, Pa. $7; $5 members. Hot chocolate and cookies provided with admission. Call 717-762-6388 or 717-749-5281.

Squeeze the Bag

A bagpipe concert with E.J. Jones, Ivan Goff, Ian Lawther and Matt and Shannon Heaton, featuring various types of bagpipes from different countries. 8 p.m. Saturday. Shepherd University’s Reynolds Hall, King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. $18; $15, seniors; $12 for Shepherdstown Music and Dance members; $8 for children and students. Call 304-263-2531, go to or email

Make Me Laugh Comedy Tour

Hosted by Chad Beadle and featuring C.J. Burney, Stacey Carver and Jennifer Nelson. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday; doors open at 7 p.m. Majestic Restaurant, 908 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15 at the door. Call 240-367-5052. Go to

2013 Bridal & Prom Expo

Plan an entire wedding from venue to honeymoon at this event. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Fashion shows at noon and 4 p.m. Valley Mall, 17301 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. Free. Call 301-745-3620 or email

‘The Dream Endures’

A tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. presented by the senior church choir of Ebenezer AME Church, Hagerstown. Sponsored by Potomac Charge United Methodist Churches. Sunday, 5 p.m. presentation; 6 p.m. dinner. Parkhead United Methodist Church, fellowship building, U.S. 40 West, National Pike, west of Hagerstown.

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