Washington County Md Rural Heritage Special Events

2017 Special Events

 Spring Open House- April 7 & 8, 2018
Help the RHM to kick off another great year!
This event will start the visiting season off by showcasing the many new highlights at the RHM.  Buildings open including Village and Farmstead, Special Transportation features and highlights, Truck Show, Master Gardener programming, artisan bread baking

Heritage Spudfest- August 25, 2018
Heritage Fest- August 26, 2018
Experience Rural Heritage first-hand!  During the 16th Annual Spudfest, families will enjoy a free one of a kind event that spotlights the potato and its growing process.  On Saturday, Potatoes planted in the Spring are harvested by a horse-drawn plow.  Children can “get dirty” in the potato patch by picking up the crop. 
Special activities and features offered throughout the weekend:  Museum tours, kitchen with potato food menu, children’s activities , garden information and activities with the Master Gardeners, outdoor artisan bread baking, Antique Tractor Show and Pull, and much more. 
Many activities on Sunday! 

Apple Fest- October 7, 2018
Join the RHM in celebrating the growing of the Apple!  Great family fun activities and Village demonstrations.  Orchard goods for sale.  Bake sale including apple dumplings!

Holiday Open House & Village Tours
December 1 & 2, 2018– 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Visit Santa Claus in an authentic sleigh for picture taking opportunities;  Special Holiday decorations; Punch and cookies served; Artisan bread  tasting.  Special Holiday Village Tours.


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