Family Fun for the weekend of August 9, 2013

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

Trains
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 pm
WHERE: Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum, 300 S Burhans Blvd, Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Come and check out the trains for kids to run, historical railroad equipment, artifacts and photos
COST: $5 adults, 50 cents ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger
CONTACT For more information call 301-739-4665
 
Carnival
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Thru  August 10th
WHERE: Behind Smithsburg Volunteer Fire Co., 22 N Main St Smithsburg
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Carnival opens with nightly entertainment at 7 and 10 pm, wonderful food, midway games and rides.
COST Free admission bring money for food, games and rides
CONTACT For information and the entertainment schedule go to http://www.smithsburgvfc.org.
 
West End Back to School Block Party
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday, Aug. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave., Hagerstown.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: School supplies will be handed out to students accompanied by a parent or guardian. There will be food, games and music.
COST Free
CONTACT Call 301-739-2653
 
Living History Weekend at Antietam
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Antietam Battlefield, Off Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: This weekend the fields at Antietam will once again be alive with people as the Volunteers will portray Confederate soldiers that defended the Sunken Road. Weapons and tactics demonstrations will be on Saturday at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.  Sunday the demos will be at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
COST Admission is $4 a person 16 and older or $6 per family.
CONTACT For more information call 301-432-5125
 
Williamsport C&O Canal launch boat
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am , 12:!5, 1:30 and 3 pm thru Saturday, Aug 17
WHERE: C&O Canal visitor center 205 W Potomac St, Williamsport
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Come and check out the interpretive C&O Canal launch boat program
COST Free
CONTACT Call 301-582-0813 for more information
 
Leitersburg Peach Festival
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11
WHERE: Leitersburg Ruritan Community Park, behind Leitersburg Fire Hall, Leitersburg
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Peaches are the main focus of the annual Leitersburg Peach Festival which will be held this weekend. The Fest features food, fresh peaches, peach pies and peach ice cream. Crafts, petting zoo, antique tractors, quilt raffle, pony rides, peach pie contest and more. Sponsored by Leitersburg Ruritan Club
COST Free admission and parking.
CONTACT Call 301-733-0231.
 
Pen Mar Dance Concert
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday 2 to 5 pm
WHERE: Pen Mar Park off Pen Mar High Rock Road, near Cascade
WHAT YOU’LL SEE:  Music by Just Us    will provide music for ballroom dancing
COST Free
CONTACT For more information call 240-313-2700
 
Hagerstown Municipal Band
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday 730 pm
WHERE: City Park’s Peter Buys Band Shell, off Virginia Ave, Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: This week the HMB features Gregory Shook as Oboe soloist.  He will perform “Sonata in A” by Telemann as well as an encore to be determined. 
COST Free
CONTACT For more information go to www.hagerstownband.org
 
WEEK DAY Fun – Fort Frederick Demos for Kids
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Weekdays 10 am t o 5 pm through Monday Sept. 2
WHERE: Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Fort Frederick Rd Big Pool
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Fort Frederick presents activities from the daily life of French and Indian War Soldiers, such as flag raising and lowering ceremonies and musket firing practice. Special drills for children
COST $3 carload, $5 for out of state cars
CONTACT For more information call 301-842-2155
 
  Gospel Music in the Park
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Wednesday Aug 14th 7 pm
WHERE: City Park at the Peter Buys Band Shell
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Forgiven will perform for this mid week concert
COST Free
CONTACT For more information call 301-791-5464
   
Back to School Night Swim and Dive-In Movie
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Wednesday August 14th 7-10 pm Movie starts at 8 pm
WHERE: Potterfield Pool, 730 Frederick St, Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Come and join in for a fun night of swimming and a poolside movie on an inflatable movie screen Featuring Disney’s “Teen Beach Movie”  Concessions available
COST Cost is $12 a family, or $4 per youth/adults (13-61), Seniors 62+ and students (5-12) $3 – 4& under free
CONTACT For more information call 301-739-8577 x 180 or go to www.hagerstownmd.org
 
Family Movie Day
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Thursday August 15th at 2 pm
WHERE: Williamsport Memorial Library, E Potomac St, Williamsport
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Bring the family and enjoy “Gnomeo and Juliet” Refreshment provided
COST Free admission reservations are appreciated
CONTACT Call 301-223-7027
 

Please feel free to email missy@nashhomes4u.com 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. http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/365-Things-to-do-in-Washington-County-MD/114799601865380?ref=ts

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82 W. Washington St, Suite 502, Hagerstown, MD 21740
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I am a Real Estate Professional in Washington County, MD. I love working with Buyers
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