Five for your planner: Monday, Nov. 28
Washington County Rural Heritage Museum will host the Rural Heritage Village by Candlelight from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown (Submitted photo)
Washington County Rural Heritage Museum will host the Rural Heritage Village by Candlelight from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at the museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. The holidays as they were celebrated in 1862, following the Battle of Antietam. Re-enactors portraying local historical characters will talk about the aftermath of battle. Other re-enactors will demonstrate 19th-century home and farm activities. Live music, refreshments, wagon rides. Tickets cost $10, family; $5, single. Call 240-420-1714 or go to www.ruralheritagemuseum.org.
2. Everybody loves a parade
Williamsport hosts its annual parade and tree lighting at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. Parade starts at Water Tower in Williamsport and continues through Conococheague Street and ends at Byron Park. Call 301-223-7711 or go to www.williamsportmd.org.
3. Flipping on the lights
Smithsburg will host a tree lighting and parade Friday, Dec. 2. Food, music and more. Parade at noon downtown Smithsburg. Event 6:30 to 9 p.m.; carriage rides 7 to 9 p.m. Veterans Park, West Water Street, Smithsburg. Go to www.townofsmithsburg.org.
4. Time for art
Members of Valley Art Association will show new artwork Friday, Dec. 2, for their Winter Show. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 29 Mansion House Art Center, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-797-6813 or go to www.valleyartassoc.com.
5. Brass and class
Chambersburg, Pa., will host Christmas carolers and a brass band, seasonal refreshments and an appearance by Santa Claus. Event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in downtown Chambersburg, Pa. Go to www.explorefranklincountypa.com.