Friends of Washington County Rural Heritage Museum invites the public to a "Spud-Fest" at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, seven miles south of Hagerstown on Md. 65.
Potatoes were planted in the spring and will be harvested during "Spud-Fest," by a horse-drawn plow. Families are encouraged to come and help pick up the potatoes, which will be used to demonstrate how homemade potato chips are made.
A picnic lunch will be served at 1 p.m. The menu includes hot dogs, baked beans and lemonade. Homemade ice cream also will be available at the festival.
Activities for children include games such as three-legged race, peanut scramble, and potato race. Chuck Hulse will demonstrate marble games skills.