Savage Mill celebrates fall Colonial-style
A military encampment, including 18th-century medicine and music, scarecrow making, Colonial craft demonstrations and food will be part of the Historic Savage Mill's annual Fall Colonial Festival on Saturday and Sunday.
The First Military Regiment will set up a military encampment circa 1779, consisting of men at arms, accompanied by music and camp followers demonstrating crafts and telling stories.
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., Savage. Information: (301) 792-2820 or (301) 498-5751.
Artisans needed for holiday fair
Hammond Elementary School is looking for craftsmen and craftswomen to participate in its annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair on Nov. 21. Information: (301)-490-0331.
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