Colonial Festival set Oct. 10-11 at Savage Mill
A military encampment, including 18th-century medicine and music, scarecrow-making, bluegrass music, Colonial craft demonstrations and food, will be part of the Historic Savage Mill's annual Fall Colonial Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 10 and 11.
The 1st Military Regiment will set up a military encampment, circa 1779, consisting of men at arms, accompanied by music and demonstrations of crafts and storytelling.
Demonstrations of manual exercise and firings with audience participation will be at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. each day.
A scarecrow workshop will be conducted both days from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a nominal fee charged.
Proceeds will be donated to Bollman Bridge Elementary School for special school projects.
The Historic Savage Mill is located at 8600 Foundry St. in Savage. Information: (301) 792-2820 or (301) 498-5751.
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