Weekend calendar - Feb. 2

February 01, 2013


Regional artists create art while the public observes and interacts. The artists will work in a variety of mediums on 20-inch-by-24-inch canvases throughout the day. 9 a.m. Live auction at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Historic Preservation Services, 252 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-261-2990 or 717-377-3093.

River Rat Day

Will the River Rat see his shadow? Williamsport hosts its first-ever rodent-prognostication event. Downtown merchants will have rat- and cheese-themed specials. 10 a.m. Saturday, ceremony at flagpole on Doubleday Hill, West Salisbury Street, Williamsport. Free. Official River Rat T-shirts cost $10 and are available at Town Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Chambersburg Ballet Theatre will present excerpts from its production “Swan Lake Fantasy,” plus the jazz ballet “Stratus” during IceFest. 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Saturday. The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Tickets cost $5, at the door. Call 717-709-1800.

Banjo and other period instruments

Cory Rosenberg of Gettysburg, Pa., will play the banjo and other period instruments as he sings minstrel songs of the Civil War era. 11 a.m. Saturday. Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. $3 admission. Call 301-416-2395, email or go to

Classical guitarist and clarinetist

Classical guitarist Candice Mowbray and clarinetist Michael Hoover make up Duo Claritare. The program will feature “Regrets, Tears and Blarney” a three-movement work based on English and Irish folk tunes. 1 to 2:30  p.m. Saturday. On What Grounds, 162 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-4443.

Fashion show

The show will feature student models displaying local stores’ clothing styles including casual, career, sportswear and formal wear. Music provided by local artists. Sponsored by Hagerstown Community College’s Black Student Union. 7 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Community College’s Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $7; $5 for HCC students. Donations will be accepted for Girls Inc. Call 240-500-2435 or email

Family movie

Free movie night. 7 p.m. Saturday. Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-1674 or go to

2013 All County Band and Jazz Ensemble concert

The concert will feature all-county middle and high school bands and the jazz ensemble. Scott Hippensteel will conduct the all-county high school band, David Zerull will conduct the all-county middle school band and Graham Breedlove will conduct the all-county high school jazz ensemble. 7 p.m. Saturday. North Hagerstown High School, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown. $4 in advance; $5 at the door. Senior Gold Cards and board of education IDs will be honored.

Chris MacDonald’s Memories of Elvis in Concert

A performance complete with costumes, concert band and special guest star D.J. Fontana, Elvis’ original drummer. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $25 to $35. Call 301-790-2000 or go to


Activities and ice sculpting. Saturday and Sunday. Downtown Chambersburg, Pa. For a schedule, go to

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