Festival-goers will also have the opportunity to tour the 270-year-old Jonathan Hager House and see an interpretive encampment portraying civilian and military life during the French and Indian War, American Indian dance performances. There will also be a petting zoo and live music.
The Autumn Arts Festival is free both Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call 301-739-8393 or e-mail email@example.com.
o Free children's art activities, including balloon sculpting and face painting
o Free art activities for children at the art museum, including leaf printing, make-your-own greeting cards, name-decorating, two kinds of watercolor painting and scratch art.
o Featured artists' work will be on display in the garden.
o Potomac Dancers perform American Indian dances at the Hager House from noon to 2 p.m.
o Celtic, bluegrass and Appalachian music will be performed at the Peter Buys Bandshell in City Park. Ken Kolodner and Jim Eagan will play at noon and 2 p.m.; and Costa, Dailey and O'Flaherty will play at 1 and 3 p.m.
o Adults and children are invited to create their own art work at the Mansion House
o Special presentation on American Indian culture at the Hager House
o Performances at the Peter Buys Band Shell in City Park include an array of performers. Ray Owens tells stories and sings songs about America at noon; Dancin' Time Rhythm Airs will take the stage at 1 p.m.; Ballet & All that Jazz will perform at 2 p.m.; the Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform at 3 p.m.
Both Saturday and Sunday events:
o Cellist Mia Hoover will perform from 1 to 2 p.m. at Mansion House
o Barrel cart train rides are offered at the Hagerstown Railroad Museum in City Park from 1 to 4 p.m.
o Guided tours are available at the 1739 Hager House, featuring furnishings of a wealthy colonial German family --
tours are $2 per person.
o Petting zoo and pony rides between the Hager House grounds and the Museum of Fine Arts.
If you go...
WHAT: Third annual Autumn Arts Festival
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13
WHERE: Jonathan Hager House and Museum, Hagerstown Railroad Museum, the Mansion House Art Center and the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, all in City Park in Hagerstown
COST: Most activities are free.
CONTACT: For more information, call 301-739-8393 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.