Family Fun for the weekend of August 23, 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
 
Spud Fest
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday, Aug. 24 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m
WHERE: Washington County Rural Heritage Museum at Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: During Spudfest, potatoes will be harvested by horse-drawn plow and picked up by children for prizes. Other activities: Historic village buildings, machinery demonstrations, potato-themed lunch, children’s games and experiments, German four-square garden and artisan bread baking. Potato picking begins at 11 a.m..
COST Free
CONTACT Call 240-420-1714
 
Simple Transport 6 Show and Swap Meet
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday from 8 am to 3pm
WHERE: Hagerstown Fairgrounds Park, 370 N Cannon Ave, Hagerstown.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Come and check out the Volkswagen vehicles at this air-cooled Volkswagen show and swap meet  They will also have vintage motorcycles and bicycles and the BMX track will be having an open house too.
COST Admission is $2 for spectators, free for ages 12 and younger. If you bring a car, entry fees are $10 per vehicle including driver; free entry for all vehicles using stock 6-volt electrical system; $10 vintage motorcycle pre-1985; $3 for bicycles; $15 for swap spaces and $15 for used car spaces.
CONTACT For more information call 240-675-7976 or go to http://www.simple-transport.com
 
Faire Off the Square
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24
WHERE: Elizabeth Hager parking lot, North Potomac Street, downtown Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Vendors will sell items
COST Free
   
Navy Country Current
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24,
WHERE: Shafer Park gazebo, 37 Park Drive, Boonsboro.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: The U.S. Navy Country Current will play bluegrass and country music
COST Free
CONTACT Call 301-432-5141.
 
Artillery Demos
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Antietam National Battlefield, off Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Artillery firing demonstrations, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24; combined artillery  and infantry, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Infantry demonstration, 3 p.m. Saturday.
COST Entrance fee is $4 ages 16 and older; $6 per family.
CONTACT Call 301-432-5124.
 
 
World War II Living History
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, and Sunday, Aug. 25.
WHERE: Springfield Farm, Springfield Lane, Williamsport
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Talk to re-enactors portraying U.S. GI’s, German soldiers and women of the American Red Cross Clubmobile service, and visit the Town Museum. There will be a display of World War II weapons, field equipment and more. Part of Williamsport’s C&O Canal Days
COST Free
CONTACT Go to www.williamsportmd.gov
 
AUGUSTOBERFEST 18TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday, August 24, 2013 – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.- Gates open at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gates open at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Central Parking Lot in downtown Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Featuring:
* Traditional Bavarian and American Food!
* Live Music and Entertainment!!
* Craft Vendors
* Volksmarch on Saturday
* Saturday – Faire Off The Square
* Sunday – German Car Show by members of the Porsche Club of America’s Potomac Region chapter.
* Childrens Area and much more.
COST General Admission Tickets Only $5!!!
CONTACT Go to http://www.augustoberfest.org or call 301-739-8577 x 116 for more information.
 
C&O Canal Days
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Saturday, Aug. 24, and Sunday, Aug. 25.
WHERE: Activities take place at or near C&O Canal Cushwa Basin visitor center, 205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, the Bryon Memorial Park and along Potomac and Concocheague Streets
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: C&O Canal National Historical Park  and the Town of Williamsport are celebrates C&O Canal heritage on Activities include: visitor center and trolley barn open; nature display at trolley barn; visits to Lock House 44; canal boat tours; and canal dress up and photo time in the trolley barn; “Meet the Mules” on Saturday; canal music by Matthew Dodd on Sunday; and canal family reunion at the trolley barn on Sunday.
COST Free
CONTACT For more information call 301-582-0813 or go to http://www.williamsportmd.org
 
French and Indian War Muster
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25.
WHERE: Fort Frederick, 11100 Fort Frederick Road , Big Pool
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: French, British and American Indian re-enactors will assemble for a weekend of 18th century living history demonstrations and battle re-enactment
COST $3 per carload; $5 out of state
CONTACT Call 301-842-2155.
 
Model Boat Regatta
WHEN and WHAT TIME: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Racing at 11 a.m.;
WHERE: City Park lake, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: The American Model Yacht Club will hold a model boat regatta from then the public can try controlling the large models. Children’s wooden model boat workshop at noon..
COST Free to watch – small wooden boats will be for sale
CONTACT Email heather@historiccitypark.com.
 
Everybody Day at Pen Mar
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Sunday, Aug. 25 noon to 5 pm
WHERE: Pen Mar Park, off Pen Mar High Rock Road, near Cascade
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: The Ray Birely Orchestra will provide music for ballroom dancing during Everybody’s Day on. Jitterbug contest at 2:30 p.m.; waltz contest at 2:45 p.m.
COST Free
CONTACT 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 will perform big band music as a finale for the band’s 99th season 
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
 
Sharpsburg Ghost Tour
WHEN and WHAT TIME: Wednesday 6:30 pm
WHERE: Starts at Town Square, Sharpsburg
WHAT YOU’LL SEE: Ninety minute walking tour of Sharpsburg with a guide in period tour costume
COST There is a cost and advance reservations are required
CONTACT For more information call 240-527-4458 for all details and reservations

Please feel free to email missy@nashhomes4u.com if you have an idea that you would be willing to share.

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