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October Events - What's Happening in Washington County
October 15-21, 2012
Ghost Walk @ Fort Frederick State Park
11100 Fort Frederick Rd, Big Pool, MD 21711
Call 301-842-2155 or www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/fortfrederick.asp for more information
October 20, 2012 Saturday 7pm. Visitors in line by 9pm will be admitted. A spooktacular evening of scary stories and maybe a visit by the “Woman in White”!!! Bring a flashlight! Cost $5 for ages 6 and older. Free for those 5 and under.
Haunted Walks in Williamsport
Town Hall, Corner of E. Salisbury & N. Conococheague Streets. Williamsport, MD
Call 301-223-7711 or www.williamsportmd.gov for more information
October 17 & 19, 2012 Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday thru Oct. 31. 7pm. $5 adults. Children 8 and under are free and must be accompanied by paying adult.
Haunted Hager House Tours
Jonathan Hager House in City Park, Hagerstown, MD
Call 301-739-8577 ext 180 or www.hagerstownmd.org for more information
October 19, 20, 26, 2012 4 tours each night starting at 6pm.
Creekside Manor Haunted House
Hagerstown KOA Campground, 11759 Snug Harbor Lane, Williamsport, MD
Call 301-223-6663 or www.creeksidemanor.com for more information
October 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 2012 Ticket booth opens at 7:00pm; last ticket sold at 10pm. $15 per ticket. Oct. 31st-Open House Ghost Tour. Call for more information.
***Not recommended for children under the age of 12.***
Hagerstown Corn Maze & Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Patch
Celebration Farm, 17638 Garden View Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740
For more information call 301-393-4377 or www.HagerstownCornMaze.org
October 19-21, 2012 Friday 6-10pm , Saturday Noon-10pm , Sunday Noon-5pm
Featuring the Heart of the Civil War 150th Anniversary Logo. Come experience the cornfield in a new way as you
walk through the Logo. Adults & teens $6; 5-12 years $3; 4 and under free. Discounts for groups of 25 or more.
Moonlight Mazes on Friday & Saturday nights…bring your flashlight and be prepared to have fun! Maze runs thru
Longaberger Fall Festival @ Premium Outlets
Longaberger Outlet Store, Premium Outlets Blvd, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Call 301-790-0300 or www.premiumoutlets.com/hagerstown for more information
October 19-21, 2012 Friday & Saturday 10-9pm; Sunday 10-7pm Activities for the entire family! Included is the hands-on opportunity to weave an exclusive hardwood maple event themed basket (reservations are recommended and fee charged) with the help of Longaberger basket makers. Family members will be present to personally sign your finished basket. Come and shop the wide variety of baskets, pottery, home accents and enter to win daily prizes.
Wine Down Friday @ Knob Hall Winery!
14108 St. Paul Road, Clear Spring, MD 21722
Call 301-842-2777 or www.knobhallwinery.com for more information
October 19, 2012 Friday: Music by: Andy Carignan. Family-friendly! They sell cheese and great seafood spreads but you are welcome to bring your own snacks. Come relax and enjoy good music and award-winning wine! $5 admission and your first glass of wine is only $1.
Open Airplane Afternoon!
Hagerstown Aviation Museum, 14235 Oak Springs Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21742
Call 301-733-8717 or www.hagerstownaviationmuseum.org for more information.
October 20, 2012 Saturday 1-4pm. FREE admission/donations appreciated. Bring the family to see and climb into the cockpit of the museum’s Fairchild C-82 and C-119 Flying Boxcar. Many more planes built in Hagerstown will be on display to be enjoyed by all.
2nd Annual Living History Day @ the Rural Heritage Museum
7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD. 21713
Call 240-420-1714 or www.ruralheritagemuseum.org for more information
October 20, 2012 Saturday 10-5pm Imagine what rural life was like in Washington County from the early to mid 1800’s. All buildings in the Village and Farmstead will be open along with demonstrations like: Apple Butter Cooking, Bread Baking, Quilting, Sheep Shearing, Wool Spinning and much more!
Porch Pickin’ at the Bowles House
Located next to Lock 52 on the C & O Canal Towpath in Hancock, MD
Call 301-745-5877 for more information
October 20, 2012 Saturday 10-2pm Live bluegrass music featuring local musicians. Bring a chair or blanket to lounge on.
Antietam National Battlefield
5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Park Hours; Open 8:30am–5pm year round; Memorial Day-Labor Day until 7pm. Park roads open until dusk.
Call 301-432-5124 or www.nps.gov/anti for more information
October 21, 2012 Sunday : New York State Day. At 9am, Jeff Richmond, Historian of Brooklyn’s Greenwood cemetery will present “Antietam at Greenwood” in the Visitor Center Theater. Rededication of the New York State Monument will follow at 10:15.