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Friday, December 5, 2008; 12:00 PM

Museums by Candlelight is Saturday, noon-7 p.m., at various locations in Frederick County. Call 800-999-3613 or visit http://www.fredericktourism.com. All stops are free.

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1. Girl Scouts will sing Christmas carols at the Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center, which features multimedia exhibits.

Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center, 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick, 301-662-3515, http://www.nps.gov/mono.

2. Build gingerbread houses at Gambrill Mansion, a Second Empire Victorian home constructed in 1872.

Gambrill Mansion, 4801A Urbana Pike, Frederick, 301-662-3515, http://www.nps.gov/mono.

3. "Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis Scott Key is interred at Mount Olivet Cemetery, home to the Key Memorial Chapel, where items recovered from a century-old time capsule will be displayed.

Key Memorial Chapel at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 515 S. Market St., Frederick, 888-662-1164, http://www.mountolivetcemeteryinc.com.

4. The Maryland School for the Deaf will take visitors to the on-campus Hessian Barracks, once inhabited by German soldiers in the employ of the British crown.

Maryland School for the Deaf, 101 Clarke Pl., Frederick, 301-360-2000, http://www.msd.edu.

5. Guests at the Roger Brooke Taney House (1798) will be serenaded by Tasker's Chance, a three-piece group that stars a hammered

dulcimer.

Roger Brooke Taney House, 121 S. Bentz St., Frederick, 301-663-7880, http://www.hsfcinfo.org/taney/index.htm.


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