LEITERSBURG - Leitersburg Ruritan Club will sponsor the 18th annual peach festival Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 10, from noon to 6 p.m.
The festival will be on the grounds of the former Leitersburg schoolhouse, now Leitersburg Community Park, behind the fire hall, six miles north of Hagerstown.
Women of the grange have made a quilt to be raffled off Sunday at the close of the festival. For tickets, call 301-733-4471. Tickets also will be available at the festival. There also will be a raffle featuring items donated by several of the craftspersons.
The festival will feature an arts and crafts show with more than 60 craftspersons giving demonstrations and selling their homemade crafts. Peach festival T-shirts will be sold both days. A Civil War encampment will take up residence in the wooded area of the park.