Weekend calendar - Feb. 16

February 15, 2013


Washington County Master Gardeners will give information on pruning trees and shrubs. 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday. Hagerstown City Farmers’ Market, 25 W. Church St., Hagerstown.

Try Hockey for Free Day

Children ages 4 to 9 are invited to a free clinic to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basics of the sport. All gear supplied. Arrive between 8:15 and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Event ends at 9:45 a.m. Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road, Hagerstown. Call 301-766-9122.

Valentine’s dance fundraiser

Smithsburg Youth Athletics will host a Valentine’s dance as a fundraiser. The Drew Adams Project will provide music. 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Hagerstown Elks Lodge 378, 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Open to ages 21 and older. $20 per person. Call 240-329-3907 or email

MSO Masterworks Series

For the Love of Mozart will feature pianist Vassily Primakov. 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Feb. 17. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $5 to $83. Call 301-797-4000 or go to

Civil War book signing

Jessica James will sign copies of her book “From the Heart: Love Letters From the Civil War.” 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

‘Hearts at War’

Kelly Hancock from the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Va., will present a collection of wartime love letters, valentines and home-made items of affection. 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. $5; free for members and children younger than 12. Call 301-739-5727.

Shakespeare in Love

The Springs Chamber Ensemble will present a musical celebration of Valentine’s Day. The program will feature the poetry of Shakespeare and music of the Renaissance. Tamme Marggraf will read sonnets. 3 p.m. Sunday. Hancock Performing Arts Center, 126 W. High St., Hancock. Free, donations accepted. Call 304-258-0838.

Evensong and concert

Choral evensong and concert for the first Sunday in Lent sung by the choir of the Cappella Antiqva Vasingtonensis, viz. The Washington Cappella Antiqua. 5 p.m. Sunday. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road, Boonsboro. Freewill donation. Call 301-582-0417, email or go to

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