Tuesday, May 25, 2010

1800's Day Festival- Upper Fairmount

UPPER FAIRMOUNT -- Fairmount Academy will hold its 35th annual 1800's Days Festival on the preserved school grounds on Saturday, May 29, from 10:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Last of its kind. 2-story Gothic Revival Schoolhouse
Active 1839-1969

All day happenings include tours of the academy's museums and restored classrooms, weaving demonstrations, displays of new and antique quilts, and demonstrations of other handcrafts.

Entertainment offered throughout the day include a spelling bee, square dancing, singing, music, vendors selling home baked goods and crafts, prize drawings and fire engine rides.

Food will include homemade ice cream, fresh strawberry shortcake, old fashioned lemonade, and oyster or crab cake sandwiches prepared on site as well as other festival foods.

For information call 410-651-0781 or 410-651-3945.

June 5 is the rain date for the festival.


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