Washington County Md Rural Heritage Special Events
 


2016 Special Events


 

August 27– Heritage Spudfest– 10:00a.m-4:00p.m.

August 28– Heritage Fest– 11:00a.m-4:00p.m.

Experience Rural Heritage first-hand!

During the 14th 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. Children must register before 10:45a.m. Potato pickin' starts promptly at 11a.m.

4-H Youth Development Activities on Saturday. Special potato menu Saturday. Garden demonstrations and information Saturday. Artisan Bread Baking Saturday. Museum tours, Antique Tractor Show and much more on both Saturday and Sunday.
Cruise-in just added for Sunday's Heritage Fest!

View Event Flyer

Full List of Activities:

Spudfest!  Saturday, August 27  10am-4pm

  • Plow and pick up potatoes in the potato patch– Begins Promptly at 11am! 
  • Sample homemade potato chips
  • Outdoor artisan bread baking
  • Garden Train Display and Demonstration
  • Remote Control Truck Exhibition
  • 1800’s Games
  • Mini Horses
  • Barrel Cart Rides with the Antique Tractor Club
  • Mr. Magic Balloon Animals
  • Master Gardener Garden Education 10-3
  • Food Stand Open with Special Potato Themed Food Menu
  • Pedal Tractor Pull with the Antique Tractor Club
  • 4-H Youth Development Experiments and Games– 12-3pm
  • Antique Tractor Show with the Antique Tractor Club
  • His & Miss Engines & Attachments
  • Museum buildings open 12pm-4pm
  • Various Demonstrations: Weaving,
  • Spinning, Blacksmithing, Broom Making, Fly Fishing, Butter Churning,, Sawmill, Stone Crushing


Heritage Fest  Sunday, August 28  11am-4pm

  • Various Demonstrations: Weaving, Spinning, Broom Making, Fly Fishing, Sawmill, Stone Crushing
  • Garden Train Display and Demonstration
  • Remote Control Truck Exhibition
  • Barrel Cart Rides with the Antique Tractor Club
  • 1800’s Games
  • Food Stand Open
  • Car Show
  • Wood Working Shop Demo
  • Antique Tractor Show with the Antique Tractor Club
  • Museum buildings open 11am-4pm
  • Hit & Miss Engines & Attachments
  • Chair Caning
  • Blacksmithing
  • Bee Hive Exhibit & Honey Making


Cruise-In Flyer for Heritage Fest, Sunday, August 28

 

October 2– Apple Fest- 1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

Join the RHM in celebrating the growing of the Apple!
Great family fun activities and demonstrations.

 

November 12– Breakfast Buffet Fundraiser with the Washington County Ag Education Center

More information and tickets available after 10/1/16

 

December 3– Holiday Open House & Village Tours
1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

December 4– Holiday Open House & Village Tours
1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

Visit Santa Claus in an authentic sleigh for picture taking opportunities; Children's workshop and craft area with 4-H Youth Development; Special Holiday decorations; Punch and cookies served; Artisan bread tasting. Special Holiday Village Tours.

 
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