Family Fun events in Washington County for the weekend on May 24, 2013

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

Boonsboro Carnival
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday May 24 – Saturday, June 1
WHERE: Shafer Park, off North Main Street, Boonsboro
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Park opens daily at 5 pm. Rides by Reithoffer Shows. Entertainment is free daily at 730 pm, Pay one Price tickets will be available at the Weis Market and Sheetz Stores. Fireworks will be Friday May 31st around 1030 pm. Entertainment this year starting with Friday May 24th is Roll the Dice, Saturday May 25th The Shades, Sunday May 26th Skweeze Play, Monday May 27th Rick K & The Allnighters Tuesday May 28th Blue Ridge Rain, Wednesday May 29th Boro Boogie Pickers, Thursday May 30th The Reagan Years, Friday May 31st Stick Time & Saturday June 1st Brandy Stills
COST Free admission bring money for rides, games and food
Families in Nature Weekend
WHEN and WHAT TIME: May 25-27 10 am to 3 pm
WHERE: Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Rd, Big Pool Rd
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Bring the entire family and come explore the natural side of Fort Frederick State Park. There will be a variety of self guided and staff led outdoor nature activities for all interest levels and ages throughout the weekend.
COST: Park entrance fees apply
CONTACT For more information call 301-842-2155
Faire Off the Square
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday May 25 9 am to 2 pm
WHERE: Elizabeth Hager Center Lot, Downtown Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Come and enjoy the artisan and farmer’s market. Will be held the last Saturday of each month May thru September.
Strawberry Festival
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 9 am to 2 pm
WHERE: Christ Reformed United Church of Christ, 22514 Cavetown Church Rd, Cavetown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Local strawberries, strawberry shortcake, chocolate covered strawberries, hot dogs, sloppy joes, drinks and crafts available to purchase.
COST No admission
Day of Remembrance
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 9:30 am
WHERE: Rose Hill Cemetery 600 S Potomac St Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Memorial Day remembrance with guest speaker Lt Col Arthur Callhan (Ret.) ,Civil War re-enactors, bag piper, color guard, barbershop quartet, and refreshments
145th Annual Sharpsburg Memorial Day Commemoration  & Parade
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday
WHERE: Sharpsburg
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: 11 am wreath laying ceremony at Town Square
1:30 pm Parade through town – this is the oldest continuous Memorial Day Parade in US – started after the Civil War to honor returning veterans
3 pm wreath laying at the National Cemetery
Free Movie
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 11:30 am
WHERE: Boonsboro Library, 401 Potomac St Boonsboro
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: “Rise of Guardians” will be shown.
COST: Free
CONTACT For more information call 301-432-5723 or go to
Tractor Pull
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday, May 25th at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Washington County Ag Center 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Washington County Tractor Pullers are teaming up with Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League East Coast Pullers for a National Truck & Tractor Pull East Coast Classes include the Super Stock/Pro Stock Tractors, Multi Engine Modified Tractors, Wheel Standing Two Wheel Drive Trucks, Pro Stock Diesel Four Wheel Drive Trucks and the National Pro Pulling League Champions Tour Hot Rod Semi’s.


Rain Date for this event is Sunday, May 26th at 2:00 PM.

COST: Advanced Reduced Price Tickets are available at Hoffman Dodge and Resley Tire in Hagerstown MD.  Come out to Hoffman Dodge on Friday afternoon-May 24th to meet a few of the drivers.
CONTACT For more info call 301-573-1990.
  Free Movie
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday at 7 pm
WHERE: Bridge of Life, 14 S Potomac St Downtown Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Showing this time is “Despicable Me”. When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.
COST:  Free admission – popcorn and soda
The PIGnic
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday 9 am to 10 pm and Sunday 9 am t o 6 pm
WHERE: Fort Ritchie Cascade
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Have a great time, remember our Fallen Soldiers and raise money for Make A Wish. A great family event, Pro, kids and backyard BBQ competitions, art show, music festival, car show, motorcycle run, vendors, food, kids events and bounce rides and military tributes
COST $8 a car load to get in. Military members, past and present in uniform free
CONTACT Call 717-643-0039 or go to
Tri-state Multicultural Festival
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday Noon to 6
WHERE: City Park in Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Planned activities include performances by Romanian dancers, Indian Dancers, Russian Musicians and more. They will also have arts and crafts for children and face painting.
COST: Admission is free.
CONTACT For more information call 877-455-4561 or go to


Memorial Day Parade
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday 2pm
WHERE: Main Street Boonsboro
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Wreath laying at 1 pm with parade at 2 pm

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

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