Falling into a season filled with activity

September 02, 2004|by ANDREA ROWLAND
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· The eighth annual Fall-For-All Festival at Summers' Farm, 5614 Butterfly Lane in Frederick, will include a five-acre mystery corn maze, mountain slides, tunnels, farm animals, hayrides and more. The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekend in October starting Saturday, Oct. 2. Admission charge. Call 1-301-620-9316 or go to on the Web.

In Franklin County, Pa.:

· Two Top Ruritan Club will host its 18th anniversary Steam and Gas Show on Pa. 75 south of Mercersburg on Friday, Sept. 17, through Sunday, Sept. 19. The event will kick off with a breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and run until about 10 p.m. Activities will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. In addition to tractor pulls and an equipment parade, the show will include flea market and craft items, food, live entertainment and agricultural demonstrations. Call 1-717-328-9280 or 1-717-328-5655.

· "Grease Coming to Norlo Park" in Fayetteville from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, will include crafts, food, carnival games, live entertainment and a celebrity look-alike contest for folks who resemble Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta and other personalities from the 1950s and '60s. Call 1-717-261-6759.


· The 25th annual Mercersburg Townfest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, will include band performances, crafts, a flea market, children's activities, car show and Fall Festival at First United Methodist Church at 11 N. Fayette St. Call 1-717-328-5827.

In West Virginia:

· The South Morgan County Volunteer Fire Department will host the South Morgan Festival - featuring live music, food and an auction - starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4. Call 1-304-258-1271.

· The 15th annual Upper Potomac Fall Dulcimer Fest in Shepherdstown from Friday, Sept. 10, through Sunday, Sept. 12, will feature workshops, classes, concerts and jam sessions for dulcimer and other instruments. Madeline MacNeil, Sam Rizzetta and Critton Hollow String Band will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Shepherd University's Frank Center for the Performing Arts. A picnic and jam session will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday on McMurran Hall's lawn. Call 1-304-263-2531 or go to on the Web.

· Visitors to the 29th annual Fall Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26, will find about 200 crafters, live bluegrass music and plenty of food. The event is held off W.Va. 22 near Charles Town. Admission charge. Call 1-800-624-0577 or go to on the Web.

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