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Pen Mar Park celebrates with everybody

August 24, 2006|by TIFFANY ARNOLD

CASCADE - Park officials are gearing up for the 29th annual Everybody's Day at Pen Mar Park, where thousands of people are expected to be Sunday, Aug. 27.

The festival includes puppet shows, a live orchestra, dance contests and a performance by the Hub City Lindy Hop Dancers. It commemorates the anniversary of the reopening of Pen Mar Park, said David Brooks, special events coordinator for Washington County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Last year, about 2,500 people attended, Brooks said.




If you go ...



WHAT: Everybody's Day at Pen Mar Park

WHEN: Noon Sunday, Aug. 27

WHERE: Pen Mar Park, Cascade

ADMISSION: Free. Concessions are available at a cost, though attendees can bring food.

MORE:Bring blankets or lawn chairs. For more information, call 240-313-2700.




Everybody's Day schedule



Daylong activities include: Miniature carousel builders and the Cumberland Valley Woodcarvers in Pavilion 1; magicians, balloons and the Hub City Model A Ford Club on park grounds.

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Noon - Invocation, national anthem and flag ceremony

12:30 and 3 p.m. - Beale Street Puppets, at Pavilion 2

1 p.m. - Potamac Indian Dancers, Venturing Crew 2

2 p.m. - Candy Scramble

2 to 5 p.m. - For Dancers Only Orchestra, at the Dance Pavilion

2:30 to 3 p.m. - Face painting

3 p.m. - Hub City Lindy Hop Dancers on park grounds

3 p.m. - Jitterbug contest (Dance Pavilion)

4 p.m. - Waltz contest (Dance Pavilion)

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