Family Fun for the weekend of November 21st, 2014

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Here are some fun things to do in Washington County this weekend…

BISFA Fall Theatre Production
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Into the Woods JR (only)… Friday November 21 7:30 pmPresented together ….

Into the Woods JR and Fairy Tale Courtroom…. Saturday, November 22 7:00 p.m.

Into the Woods JR and Fairy Tale Courtroom…. Sunday, November 23 2:30 p.m.


WHERE: The Productions are held at the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Black Box Theatre
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: The Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Theatre Department is busy preparing their upcoming Fall Productions. This year the theatre department members are presenting their favorite fairy tales told in two uniquely different styles.The Junior and Senior theatre members are presenting Into the Woods, Jr., the authorized young performer’s edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s cock-eyed view of everyone’s favorite fairytale characters in a hysterical take on the Brothers Grimm. (The movie version based on the complete Broadway Production of Into the Woods is scheduled to hit movie theaters Christmas Day). In this, a bit shorter and lighter junior version, The Grimm’s fairytale characters Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel, among others, offer a cock-eyed musical intertwining of the traditional story plots and follow the characters as they explore the consequences of their wishes and quests.

The Freshman and Sophomore theatre members as a pre-show offer a more traditional one act comedy, Fairy Tale Courtroom by Dana Proulx, which shows the other side of the familiar fairy tales when two of their biggest villains, the Big Bad Wolf and the Wicked Witch, are brought to trial. The audience is the jury, so each trial has two endings depending on the verdict.

Both productions will highlight the amazing talents of the Theatre Department members from Barbara Ingram. These are both child friendly productions.

COST All seats are reserved and only 72 seats each performance. Tickets are $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for children 10 & under.
CONTACT Call the school- 301-766-8840 to reserve your tickets
Trains of Christmas
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday, Saturdays and Sunday 1 to 5 pm
WHERE: Hagerstown Railroad Museum, 300 S Burhans Blvd Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Enjoy the visions, sounds and snows of Christmas, past and present, on an “O” gauge railroad featuring the trains of Lionel, MTH, Williams, Weaver and others. Also trains for kids to run, HO and O scale model railroads
COST Admission fee is charged
CONTACT For more information go to
Pop up Shops
WHEN and WHAT TIME: weekend of November 21-23 with an encore weekend November 28-29
WHERE: Downtown Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Don’t forget to visit your favorite downtown retailers and restaurants this holiday season. The Downtown Movement, in partnership with the City of Hagerstown, is hosting another Pop-Up Shop event with a holiday focus. Browse unique gifts from local businesses the.
CONTACT For more information on Pop-Up Shops, visit
City Center Tree Lighting
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday, November 21st at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Public Square Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Beginning at 5:30 p.m., both the North Hagerstown High Brass Band and the South Hagerstown Brass Ensemble will perform in Public Square, and Girls, Inc. will serenade onlookers with Christmas carols. Vocalists from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Chorale will be singing carols on the hay wagon bringing Santa and Mayor Gysberts to Public Square.This year the Christmas Tree in Public Square is a 25-foot Blue Spruce donated by Dick Mumma of Hagerstown. The tree will be lit by representatives of the Downtown Movement, Rori Daughtridge and Jackie Beach-Walker and Mayor Dave Gysberts. Ornaments were created for this year’s tree by students from the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts’ Visual Arts Department under the direction of Dr. Teresa Roberts. These students include Sophia Bartell, Jenna Becker, Aislinn Cohen, Emileigh Ebersole, Katie Grahl, Alexis Hemming, Lovelei Holly, Molly Knepper, Will Kuate, Olivia Lawrence, Kenzi Lovell, Alicia Niles, Michael Snyder, Taylor Souders, Logan Toms, and Abby Wennick.

Bulls & Bears will provide free hot chocolate and refreshments in the Square, and Otterbein United Methodist Church will be giving away free popcorn. Face painting will be available for children 12 and under. This will be done by Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Parents Guild.

COST Event is free to the public,
Holly Fest
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday, November 21st at 8:00 p.m
WHERE: Maryland Theatre
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Originating as a Christmas Parade many years ago, weather conditions and the Alsatia Mummers Parade, which occurs every year near the holiday season, brought the festivities indoors to become what we now know as Hollyfest. Traditionally, Hollyfest is an evening event featuring the talent of local students and children’s groups from our community. The City of Hagerstown, in conjunction with sponsors The Columbia Bank – Hagerstown Trust Division and Antietam Cable Television/Disney are proud to announce the 2014 program of Hollyfest participants: North High Saxophone Quartet, South High Brass Ensemble, Washington County Showkids & Show Company, North High Advanced Chorus, Evolution Rock School, Barbara Ingram Dance Ensemble, Dancin’ Time Studios, and North High a cappella group. Miss Maryland, Jade Kenny, will be reading “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” There will also be special appearances by the Dean of Magic, and Santa will even make time in his busy schedule for a quick stop in the Theatre for Hollyfest!
COST This event is free and open to public no tickets needed.
Kids’ Closet Connection Holiday Event
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Open Friday November 21st from 9 am to 7 pm; Saturday November 22nd 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday November 23rd 9 am to 2 pm
WHERE: Best Western Grand Venice Hotel, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Over 200 local families will participate in this consignment event. Open to the public with free admission to shop. With tons of children’s clothing, toys and accessories   to shop for the holidays. Cash and credit accepted.
COST Free Admission
CONTACT . For more information go to
Western Maryland Farm Toy Show
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22
WHERE: Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Farm toys.
COST $2; $1.50 seniors; free for ages 10 and younger
CONTACT Call 301-790-2422 or 301-797-3872.
Free Movie
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday November 21st at 630 pm and Saturday November 22nd at 1 and 630 pm
WHERE: Hagerstown Community Colleges’ Behavioral Sciences and Humanities Building auditorium, off Robinwood Dr, east of Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Free showing of “Guardians of the Galaxy” rated PG13
CONTACT Call 240-500-2225
Bye Bye Birdie
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday November 21st at 7 pm and Saturday November 22nd at 2 and 7 pm
WHERE: Williamsport High School Auditorium, 5 S Clifton Dr Williamsport
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Presented by Authentic Community Theatre. Inspired by Elvis Presley’s draft into the US Army
COST $12 for adult $6 for students
Kris Kringle Holiday Craft Show
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23
WHERE: Hagerstown Community College Athletic, Recreation and Community Center, 11400 Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Vendors will sell primitive and country crafts, jewelry, baskets, rugs, florals, pottery, art and more. at.   , proceeds go to Hagerstown Community College Student Athletic Scholarship Fund.
COST Admission is $1
CONTACT Follow KrisKringleHolidayCraftShow on Facebook, email or go to
Keedysville Arts and Crafts Tour
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday November 22nd 10 am to 5pm and Sunday November 23rd 10 am to 4 pm
WHERE: Homes in Keedysville
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Multiple artisans will be at several houses around town, selling handcrafted creations, arts and baked goods
COST No Admission fee
CONTACT Call 301-432-8216
JFK 50 Mile Marathon
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday November 22nd 7 am start
WHERE: Downtown Boonsboro
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: America’s oldest and longest ultra-marathon foot race, attracting over 1,000 participants from throughout the United States and many foreign countries. A challenging course that includes a portion of the Appalachian Trail and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Towpath as well as several miles of paved surfaces at the beginning and end of the run. Marathon starts at 7 am in downtown Boonsboro and ends in Williamsport.
COST Free to watch
CONTACT For more information go to
Community Thanksgiving Service
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday November 23rd at 7 pm
WHERE: St Mary’s Catholic Church, 224 W Washington St , Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Where all faiths gather together to honor the true spirit of the season. 



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