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2019 Harvest Festival at Agricultural History Farm Park
October 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm$15
Come to the Agricultural History Farm Park to learn how Montgomery County’s farms and communities work together this year’s Harvest Festival. Interact with living historians in historic costumes; participate in hands-on farm skills activities such as tin-smithing, making apple butter; paint pumpkins and build scarecrows; enjoy traditional music and dancing; experience farm equipment exhibitions and demonstrations; meet heritage farm animals; and partake of food, crafters, hayrides, and tours of the historic Magruder-Bussard Farmstead.
Enjoy some down-home fun on the farm with old-time crafts, activities, music, and food. Montgomery Parks’ Agricultural History Farm Park is situated on 455 acres of land and serves as a historic farm site as well as a modern farming activity center.
Admission is $15/car (additional fees for some activities)
No pets please (service animals welcome)
Check back closer to the event date for this year’s lineup!
(Behind Activity Center)
Master Gardeners Activities and Tours
Dahlia Society Garden
Road to Activity Center
UMD Ag Extension Activities
Button Farm Living History Center
Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park
Farm Equipment Exposition
“What’s It Room”
Live Music with The Merry Landers
Pigs and Goats
Silhouettes by Hand- Demonstrations*
Victorian Photography Studio- Demonstrations*
WWI Victory Garden
WWI Historic Activities
1918 Migratory Bird Act
Montgomery Parks Program Access
King Farm MOOSeum
Griots Circle of Maryland Storytelling
Parlor Music with Craig Packard and Joan Dubinsky
Bobbin Lace Making
UMD Ag Extension Office
Live Music by The Ken Kolodner Trio
Storytelling by Twinbrook of the Dogwood 4-H Club
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