Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

July 02, 2010|By HARRY NOGLE

Historical Society to hold Town Picnic

To celebrate the anniversary of the founding of Sharpsburg, the Sharpsburg Historical Society has planned a covered dish Town Picnic for Saturday, July 10, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Main Street, Sharpsburg.

All current and former residents of Sharpsburg and the surrounding area are invited to attend. The picnic is free; bring a covered dish.

Town businesses including Battleview Market, Nutters Ice Cream, Burkholder's Bakery, The Armory at the Square and the Sharpsburg Pharmacy are sponsoring the picnic. To sign up, call 301-992-9767 by July 5.

Heritage Festival to hold fundraising event

The Sharpsburg Heritage Festival committee will hold an evening of dining and dancing at the Potomac Fish & Game Club, Sat., July 17, from 5 p.m. to midnight.


Music will be provided by Hucklebuck from Sharpsburg, featuring an alternative country sound.

Admission is $40 per couple, which includes dinner and a chance to win a grand prize of $1,000. There will also be a cash bar.

For more information, contact Mat Barnhart at 301-992-4335 or e-mail">

Citizens for preservation host candidates forum

The Citizens for the Preservation of Pleasant Valley will host a local candidates forum Wednesday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at the Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road.

All candidates and the general public are invited to attend. There will be introductions and a Q&A session for those candidates running for the office of county commissioner or sheriff.

For more information, contact Kourtney Lowery at 240-350-7129 or">

Helen Stevens to speak at Senior Center

Helen Stevens will speak on "Understanding UV Rays" and conduct exercises Tuesday, July 6, at the Senior Center on Mount Vernon Drive in Keedysville.

For information about the Senior Center, call Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624.

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