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11th Annual Sharpsburg Heritage Festival schedule

September 12, 2002

Schedule



The 11th Annual Sharpsburg Heritage Festival will be held at the Sharpsburg Town Square along South Mechanic Street and Main Street and will showcase vendors-both food and crafts-and professional artists. No pets are permitted in the festival area for public safety.

A full schedule of events will be available at the information booth at the square for $1 a piece.

Friday, Sept. 13


Barber Shop Quartet and Senior Citizens Ice Cream Social, 2 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14


Sharpsburg Fire Company Auxiliary breakfast buffet

Free shuttle bus operates between Sharpsburg Heritage Festival and Antietam National Battlefield, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Special Post Office set up for stamp collectors at information booth, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

March of Remembrance, musical tribute and the tolling of church bells, noon

Catered Hot Turkey Dinner, 5-7 (Tickets are $7.50 on sale at information booth)

Lantern Lit Alley Walk led by Second Maryland Fife and Drum, begins at square, 7 p.m.

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Hardtack and Harmony, from Ontario, Canada, performs an Evening Concert and Street Dance, 8 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15


Sharpsburg Fire Company Auxiliary breakfast buffet

Free shuttle bus operates between Sharpsburg Heritage Festival and Antietam National Battlefield, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Gilmore Light Ensemble, folk music, 10 a.m.

March of Remembrance, musical tribute and the tolling of church bells, at square, noon

The United States Navy Seachanters, naval choral group, 2 p.m.

The United States Marine Corps Band, 3:30 p.m.

Other performers and lecturers:

Derek Warfield and the Sons of Erin from Dublin, Ireland,

Dr. Wesley Hanson

John DuRant, strolling troubadour,

Second Maryland Fife and Drum

Hardtack and Harmony from Ontario, Canada,

The Rohrersville Band

Potomac Dancers

Gilmore Light Ensemble

Douglas Jimerson, tenor

Lecture Series, "The Trails of the Past and the Links to the Future" with area lecturers

Author John Burnham, "Dog Tags of Courage," book signing

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