Five for your planner: Wednesday, Dec. 19
Ted Alexander will sign copies of his newest book ¿Battle of Antietam: The Bloodiest Day¿ from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Hagerstown Visitor Welcome Center, 6 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. (Herald-Mail file photo / December 18, 2012)
Ted Alexander will sign copies of his newest book "Battle of Antietam: The Bloodiest Day" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Hagerstown Visitor Welcome Center, 6 N. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3246.
2. Trio Galilei to perform
Trio Galilei will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, 100 Washington St., Shepherds-town, W.Va. Holiday concert featuring Carolyn Surrick on viola da gamba, harpist Sue Richards and Hanneke Cassel on violin. $18; $15, senior citizens; $12 Shepherdstown Music and Dance members; $8, children and students; free for Shepherd students with Rambler ID. Purchase tickets at O'Hurley's General Store or at the door. Call 304-263-2531, email firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to www.smad.us.
3. Sip for a spell
Taste Monument Fine Wines from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Gordon's Grocery, 101 Cypress St., Hagerstown. The event will benefit Humane Society of Washington County Inc. Donations of food, toys, non-clumping cat litter and other animal-related items will be collected in front of the store. Go to www.hswcmd.org or call 301-733-2060.
4. Concert for Peace
A Concert for Peace will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Berkeley Springs Presbyterian Church, 101 S. Mercer St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The Springs Chamber Ensemble's program will feature Jessica Marie Muniz's "Fallen Peace," a work composed in honor of three soldiers killed in Iraq, as well as music by Mozart and Beethoven and prayers and poems focused on peace and reconciliation. Freewill donation. Call 304-258-0838.
5. Singles connection
One on One Singles dance for ages 21 and older will be from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, Dec. 21, at Knights of Columbus, 20340 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. Bring a dish for potluck dinner. Music by Slate's DJs. Casual dress, cash bar, snacks and door prizes. $8; $7 members. Call 304-274-3809 or 304-839-2322.