Weekend calendar - April 6

April 05, 2013

Train show and sale

The Bunker Hill (W.Va.) Train Club will host a train show and sale. Today, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ranson Civic Center, 431 W. Second Ave., Ranson, W.Va. $4; free for ages 11 and younger. Call 304-671-0568.

Transportation museum opening

A grand-opening celebration of the Washington County Rural Heritage Transportation Museum and museum open house. Artifacts include two Hagerstown-built Dagmar automobiles, Crawford bicycles, Dahlgren carriages, Pope Tribune automobiles, an Astor taxicab and more. Activities include high-wheel bikes in action (weather permitting), barrel-train rides, 4-H youth development crafts (weather permitting), demonstrations, antique car clubs and Washington County Antique Tractor Club exhibits. Today, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Washington County Rural Heritage Transportation Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Call 240-420-1714 or go to

Model trains

Features scale models of the Western Maryland Railway, Hagerstown Roundhouse, turntable and surrounding buildings. Today and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. $5; 50 cents for ages 12 and younger. Call 301-739-4665.

MSO pops concert

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra will present its pops concert featuring the music of John Williams. Today, 8 p.m. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Tickets cost $15 to $83 for adults and $8 to $25 for those ages 3 years to high school. College student rush tickets (with college ID) are available at The Maryland Theatre box office 90 minutes before the performance for $5. Call 301-797-4000 or go to Tickets also are available at The Maryland Theatre box office, which opens at 6:30 p.m.

Child abuse awareness events

The families of Bella Appel and Justice Christopher Calvin Myers-Cannon will host two “Rock Me, Don’t Shake Me — Musicians Against Child Abuse” shows. The evening will include music and a silent auction to benefit Safe Place Child Advocacy Center in Hagerstown and Safe Haven Child Advocacy Center of the Eastern Panhandle. Bands at the Hancock event include Torn, Break Even and D.J. Fossil & Co. Bands at the Hagerstown event include South of Sobriety and Deadlocked. Proceeds from the concerts and auctions will support a 5K Walk/Run to End Child Abuse. Ages 21 and older. Today, 9 p.m. to midnight. Hancock American Legion, East Main Street, Hancock, and The Delmar Inn, 16715 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Call 301-678-6167 or 301-678-5911 for ticket prices. Go to

Broadway Blockbusters

Organist Bob Eyer and singer Corey Evan Rotz will perform. The program will include Broadway hits. Sunday, 2 p.m. Wilson College’s Thomson Chapel, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. $12 in advance; $15 at the door. For tickets, call 717-261-1220.

The Gallery Quartet

A chamber music concert featuring selections by Haydn and Franck. A reception follows. Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. $5; free for museum members and those 12 and younger.

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