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Weekend calendar - Feb. 9

February 08, 2013

Chocolate Festival

Chocolate candies, cookies, Valentine’s gift baskets and more. 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Trinity United Church of Christ, 29 East Ave., State Line, Pa.


Model train sale

Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum will hold its winter model train sale. Sale only, no layouts or displays. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 8313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. $4 per person; free for children younger than 12. Tables cost $18 per table. Proceeds benefit Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum. Call 301-800-9829 or email hmrrm@myactv.net.


Hancock’s Winter Festival

Activities for all ages include snow sculpting contest, hat contest, ice carving, cake walks, live music by Mike Kligerman, live auction, prizes, hot foods, beverages, marshmallow roasting, horse-drawn sleigh (weather permitting). 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Widmeyer Park, West Main Street, Hancock. Free. Call 301-678-5719 or email sinclairhamilton@verizon.net.


Chocolate Festival

Lots of chocolate confections, silent auction, pie eating contest, Valentine crafts for children, lunch, cake walk, chocolate cakes and live auction. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Trinity Lutheran Church, 16 N. Main St., Smithsburg. Proceeds will benefit the Trinity Lutheran Church Youth Work Camp to help Hurricane Sandy victims. Call 301-491-6267.


Freezing on the Frontier

Costumed guides will show how soldiers survived the winter during the French and Indian War. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick, Big Pool. $3 per car; out-of-state residents: $5 per car. Call 301-842-2155 or go to www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/fortfrederick.asp.


In honor of Abraham Lincoln’s 203rd birthday

Evergreen Shade, a musical duo, will perform period music about Abraham Lincoln. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. $3 admission. Call 301-416-2395, email pryprograms@civilwarmed.org or go to www.civilwarmed.org.


Benefit dance

The Women’s Club will sponsor a fundraising dance with Take Two Variety Band. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Women’s Club, 31 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown. $15 per person; $25 per couple. For reservations, call 301-739-0870.


Valentine’s Dance

Country Western Dance Association will hold a Valentine’s dance featuring line dancing for singles and couples. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Quincy Gym, 7888 Anthony Highway, Waynesboro, Pa. $5 per person. Email tdavis2058@yahoo.com.


Evening of music and poetry

An elegant evening with classical music, poetry and desserts. Business casual or evening attire. Sponsored by Robinwood Players Theater Club. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Community College’s Black Box at Kepler Theater, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. $20. Proceeds will benefit REACH Cold Weather Shelter. Call 240-500-2000 or email rlshamer@hagerstowncc.edu.


Make Me Laugh Comedy Tour

Featuring Jenn Nelson, T.D. Laughs and Timmy Hall. Hosted by Chad Beadle. 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Majestic Restaurant, 908 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15; $12 in advance for the first 50 people. Call 240-367-5052.


Noteworthy Sundays

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Smith will perform. 3 p.m. Sunday. Leonard P. Snyder Memorial Branch Library, 12624 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. Free. For reservations, call 301-842-2730.


Black history

Guest speakers Linda Brooks, Stephen Blockmiller, Faith Crumbly, Charles Carey and the Pride family, and pianist Matthew Murray from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts. 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Recreation Center, 109 North Ave., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191 or email ronlytle3@netzero.net.

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