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Around Clear Spring

December 08, 2009|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

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'A Night In Bethlehem'



Come visit "A Night In Bethlehem" sponsored by the Potomac Charge UMC Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, corner of Ernstville Road and Tedrick Drive, Big Pool.

You can visit a marketplace of biblical times, test your skills at making crafts, taste some foods and visit the stable where you will find Mary, Joseph and the babe in a manger. 

 

Festival of lessons and carols



St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will present an Advent festival of lessons and carols Sunday at 3 p.m. 

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'A Currier and Ives Christmas'



The public is invited to "A Currier and Ives Christmas" Saturday from 2 to 11 p.m. at Plumb Grove, at the intersection of North Martin Street and Broadfording Road. Refreshments will be served. The cost is $5 per person. 

Plumb Grove is an 1831 farmhouse fully decorated with greenery and period decorations. It is owned and operated by volunteers of the Clear Spring District Historical Association.

 

Ruritan, Lions hosting holiday events



These clubs are hosting events on Saturday:

o "Breakfast with Santa," hosted by the Fort Frederick Ruritan, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Big Pool Community Building. The price for advance tickets is $4.50 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 12 and free for those younger than 6. You can purchase advance tickets by calling 240-520-2362. Tickets also may be purchased at the door for $5 for adults, $4 for ages 6 to 12.

o Clear Spring Lions Club's annual chicken and waffle supper is from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. John's UCC. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $3.50 for those younger than 12 and free for preschoolers. Tickets will only be sold at the door.  

 

Did you know?



Did you know that on Jan. 3, 1935, a meeting was held to organize a fire company for the town of Clear Spring?  The first fire hall was rented from 1935 until it was bought in 1938.

The fire hall was situated where the town hall now stands. It was used as a fire hall until 1948, when it was sold to the Town of Clear Spring.

 

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