Around Sharpsburg and Keedysville

June 16, 2011|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville

Masons to hold Strawberry Night  
Antietam Masonic Lodge 197 will hold its annual Strawberry Night Tuesday, June 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple at 7 S. Main St. in Keedysville.  
The lodge will present its $500 scholarship to Matthew DeTor, a recent graduate of Boonsboro High. This open communication will afford the family, friends and community members to experience a public Masonic event.
After the ceremonies, strawberries with cake and ice cream will be served.  
Antietam Lodge 197 meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Masonic Temple in Keedysville.  All Masons are invited to attend and those seeking information on this Lodge or Freemasonry in general can go to or on its Facebook page,

Club to hold car show at ag center June 25
The Mason-Dixon Region Automobile Club of America will hold its annual car show, car corral, and free flea market Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center on Sharpsburg Pike.
There will be Model T driving lessons, food and a bake sale. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 vehicles registered. Registration costs $8 per vehicle. Proceeds will support the transportation museum at the ag center.   
For more information, call 1-717-267-0549.

St. Mark’s to hold yard sale June 25  
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 18313 Lappans Road, will hold a yard sale Saturday, June 25, in front of the Parish Hall.  Bedroom furniture, a bicycle and exercise equipment will be available for sale. Proceeds from the yard sale will benefit student Leah Beachley’s mission trip to Honduras.  

Children’s Zumba begins at St. Mark’s
ZumbAtomic, a Zumba class for children ages 5 to 8, begins Monday, June 27, at 4 p.m. in the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 18313 Lappans Road. Licensed instructor Jonnetta Gelwicks will teach six classes (June 27, July 18 and 25, Aug. 1, 8 and 15). The class costs $25.  
Parents can register their children at or by calling 301-560-2594.

Poultry Swap, market to be held in Sharpsburg  
The Maryland Poultry Swap and Farmers Market will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Green Hill Farm, 5329 Mondell Road in Sharpsburg.
The sales area will have laying hens, baby chicks, turkeys, peacocks, exotic birds, geese, ducks, rabbits, goats as well as flowers, horse tack, local honey, used equipment and tools.   
Food and beverage vendors will be onsite as well as activities for the family such as a straw maze, inflatable bounce and pony rides.  
Admission and parking are free and everyone is welcome to come and participate as a vendor.  
Seller spaces cost $8 and will automatically enter you in the door prize giveaways to be handed out all day.  
For more information, call Erin at 304-279-0016 or go to

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