Family Fun events for the weekend of March 30, 2012

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

Trains for everyone

WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 pm

WHERE: Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S Burhans Blvd, Hagerstown

WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Displays include HO scale model railroad, trains for the kids to operate, historic railroad equipment, artifacts and photos.

COST: Tickets are $4; .50 cents for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and younger.

CONTACT: Call 301-739-4665

Youth Fishing Rodeo

WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday from 9 am to Noon.

WHERE: Fort Frederick State Park’s Beaver Pond, 11100 Fort Frederick Rd, Big Pool

WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Space is limited to 30 participants and registration is required. Each participant must be accompanied by an adult older than 18 and bring their own bait and tackle.  For children ages 15 and younger.

COST: Free but you MUST register. Rain date is Saturday, April 7

CONTACT: To register, call 301-842-2155

History of Firefighting in Washington County

WHEN and WHAT TIME:  Saturday from 1 to 3 pm and additional days and times thur the end of April

WHERE: Miller House, 135 W. Washington St, Hagerstown, MD

WHAT YOU’LL SEE: An exhibit of old firefighting equipment of the city and county fire companies, photos of historic fires in Hagerstown and other locations will be open this Saturday from 1 to 3 pm at the Miller House in Hagerstown.  This is a preview of artifacts that will become part of the firefighting museum in Hagerstown.

The Miller house is also open for tours, starting next week, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 1 to 4 pm. This exhibit is scheduled to be in place throughout April.  The Miller House will be closed on Good Friday.

COST: Admission is $3 to $5

CONTACT: For more information call 301 797 8782

Potatoes for Kids

WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday, 1 t o 4 pm

WHERE: Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7103 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Master Gardens will discuss how to grow potatoes and there will be a potato craft for children

COST:  This event is free and open to the public

CONTACT: For more information call 240-420-1714 or on weekends 240-420-1713.

Love Above All Else

WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 2 pm

WHERE: Discovery Station, 101 W Washington St, Downtown Hagerstown

WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Paul Swartz will discuss and sign his book “Love Above All Else”

COST: Free with paid admission of $5 to $7, free for ages 3 and younger

CONTACT: For information call 301-790-0076 or go to


Please feel free to email if you have an idea that you would be willing to share.

For more fun activities – check out our 365 things to do in Washington County Maryland Fan page on Facebook.!/pages/365-Things-to-do-in-Washington-County-MD/114799601865380?ref=ts

This information was sent to you by your Friends at NashHomes4U Real Estate

Broker, Bernard W. Semler II      Direct 301-733-3267
Listing Agent, Tina Nash              Direct 301-733-3267
Buyer’s Agent, Missy DeHaven    Direct 301-667-9660
82 W. Washington St, Suite 502, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-733-3267 fax 301-733-3912


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