Farm Museum plans traditional Fourth of July Celebration to include picnics, fashion, fireworks

DIVERSIONS THIS WEEK

July 01, 1992|By Staff Report

Put on your best red, white and blue and get ready to RTC celebrate an old-fashioned Fourth at the Farm Museum. From picnics to fireworks, the museum staff wants to regale you and your family from noon to dusk.

And don't worry about the weather. Rain might dampen the fireworks, but it won't stop the rest of the day's fun.Join the games, see the fashion show of clothing from yesteryear, sample foods cooked by 14 different vendors or pack your own picnic.

Area crafters also will be on hand, selling art works, jewelry and more. On stage, you will see and hear entertainment on the hour.

Take the opportunity to tour the historic farmhouse and exhibits. If you tire of walking, hop on the hay wagon for a ride. Stay after dark as the Jaycees stage its "sky spectacular" fireworks.

Admission is $3 for adults; $2 for children ages 6 to 18 and $2 for senior citizens. Information: 876-2667.

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And while you're in the neighborhood, the Farmer's Market isn't taking a holiday Saturday. The vendors are busier than ever and the stalls are full of nature's bounty.

This week, learn to make bows with Karen Grove or custom stenciling from Mary Lees Gunther. The doors will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 5 on Smith Avenue, Westminster. Information: 848-7748.

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Spend a few delightful hours with Tevye and his family at 8 p.m. Friday or Sunday as Theatre on the Hill presents the award-winning musical, "Fiddler on the Roof."

Tickets are $13 for adults and $7 for children. The curtain rises on Alumni Hall's stage at Western Maryland College, Westminster. Information: 876-2055.

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Or, hear sounds across Cascade Lake at 7 p.m. Friday, where CornuCopia will play lively folk tunes. Admission is $4 admission. The music plays on Snydersburg Road, Hampstead. Information:

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