Local Upcoming Holiday Events

Local Upcoming Holiday Events

There will be a Holiday Gala at the Discovery Station, 101 West Washington St., Hagerstown, from 6-9pm on December 3. Auction, entertainment, holiday food and beverage. Small fee. Call 301-790-0076 or visit www.discoverystation.org for more information.
December 3-8 the Robinwood Medical Center in Hagerstown will be having their Festival of Trees. Thursday-Saturday: 9am-9pm; Sunday: 10am-5pm. Robinwood Medical Center will once again come alive with a wide variety of festive events to kick off the holiday season. Proceeds from the 2008 Festival of Trees will benefit the pediatric programs and services at Washington County Hospital. Call 301-790-8631 for more information.
On December 4, E. Russell Hick's Middle School is having a Christmas Chorus Concert at the Valley Mall at 7pm. Join this talented bunch of chorus singers for a night of holiday music. Call 301-766-8110 for more information.
The Downtown Holiday Open House is December 4-7from 10am-4pm the 4th & 5th, 10am-3pm on the 6th, and Noon-3pm on the 7th. Activities include specials, discounts, giveaways, music, and more. Call 301-739-8577, x183 for more information.
Enjoy an Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas Dinner & Show from 5:45-9:30pm at Antietam Recreation December 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 27, & 30. Visitors can expect to partake in a delicious dinner buffet, fun cowboy activities, and an exciting drama production featuring World Champion Roper Andy Rotz. This program is great for families. Reservations are a must, so call 301-491-7099 or 301-797-7999 for more information.
The City Park Lighting is December 5at 7pm. Watch as the Christmas tree and decorations are illuminated on the lake and enjoy refreshments, music and activities at the Hager House, Museum of Fine Arts and the Mansion.
Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg is having their Antietam Memorial Illumination at 6pm on December 6. There will be 23,110 luminaries over a six-mile driving tour. Call 301-432-5124 for more information.
Skate with Santa on December 6 from 2-3:50pm at Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road in Hagerstown. Join Santa on ice for fun and festivities. Call 301-766-9122 or visit www.hagerstownice.org for more information.
Have Lunch With Santa on December 6 at 10:30am Downtown Hagerstown. Enjoy lunch, a hayride, and have a picture taken with the Jolly Old Elf himself. Call 301-739-8577 x183 for more information.
Rose Hill Manor Park's Holiday Magic in Frederick is on December 6 from 10am-3pm. Holiday programming for children and their families; hands on activities, crafts, magic shows at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30. Call 301-600-1650 for more information.
Berkeley Castle Yule Tea is on December 7 from 1:30pm & 3:30pm at Berkeley Castle in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Once again, Berkeley Castle owner Andrew Gosline opens his historic home for the sixth annual Yule Tea. Built in 1885 by Col. Samuel Taylor Suit as a gift to his young bride, Rosa Pelham Suit, the castle will be decorated for the perfect Victorian holiday. Learn the history of the Castle and enjoy light refreshments. $25. Visit www.berkeleysprings.com for more information.
Have Lunch with Santa downtown on December 8 beginning at 10:30am. Call 301-739-8577, x183 for more information.
Take a Candlelight Walk through Rose Hill Cemetery from December 8-12 at 6:30pm. Visitors are sure to enjoy a beautiful Candlelight walk thru the cemetery, tree lighting, and service. Call 301-739-3630 for more information.
Funkstown's Old Tyme Christmas is taking place on December 12 from 6-9pm. Wagon rides to historic sites, Christmas music and entertainment, luminary displays, house decoration contest, children's activities and much more. Shops open. Call 301-739-4212 for more information.
A Curier and Ives Christmas is taking place on December 13 at Plumb Grove Mansion from 2-11pm at Plumb Grove Mansion (an 1831 farmhouse) in Clear Spring, MD. Tour 12 charming rooms decorated in 19th century style and enjoy some refreshments. Call 301-842-2342 for more information.
A Holiday Ice Show is taking place on December 13 from 5-7pm at Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road in Hagerstown. Program showcasing local figure skaters of all ages. Call 301-766-9122 or visit www.hagerstownice.org for more information.
A Children's Holiday Reception is taking place on December 13 at Washington County Museum of Fine Art in City Park, Hagerstown starting at 11am. There will be entertainment, Santa, and refreshments. There is a small fee. Call 301-739-5727 or visit www.wcmfa.org for more information.
Smithsburg will be celebrating a Home Town Christmas all day on December 15, beginning at 7am in Smithsburg Town Square and surrounding areas. Visitors can enjoy a hot breakfast at the firehouse with Santa, Nativity Scenes, storytelling, parade, caroling, and crafts. Call 301-842-2342 for more information.
South Hagerstown High School is having their Christmas concert on December 18 at 7pm in the school's auditorium. Enjoy a fantastic display of Christmas music put on the school's talented band. Call 301-766-8639 for more information.
E. Russell Hick's Middle School is having their Christmas Chorus Concert on December 18 at 7pm at the Maryland Theatre. Join this talented bunch of chorus singers for a night of holiday music. Call 301-766-8110 for more information.
North Hagerstown High School is having their Christmas Concert on December 21 at 4pm in the school's auditorium. The Hagerstown Municipal Band will present "A Christmas Celebration" in conjunction with Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation. There is no admission, but free-offerings are accepted.