Fall Harvest Festival Welcome the fall season this...

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September 27, 2001|By Lori Sears

Fall Harvest Festival

Welcome the fall season this weekend at Steppingstone Museum's Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Show. There will be hayrides and pony rides, craft booths, scarecrow-making and pumpkin-painting. Visitors can also bob for apples, take part in apple butter-making and apple cider-pressing. Live entertainment, including music, square dancing and clogging, will run throughout the festival. Winning entries in the apple-pie and pumpkin-pie contests will be on display. Tours of the museum will be offered, and refreshments will be available.

The Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Show runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Steppingstone Museum, Susquehanna State Park, 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace. $5; free for ages 12 and under. Call 410-939-2299 or 888-419-1762.

`Hispanic Heritage'

Celebrate the music, customs and folklore of Latino cultures tomorrow at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. "Hispanic Heritage Night" kicks off with a colorful "Parade of Flags," which is sponsored by the Federation of Hispanic Organizations of Maryland Inc. Visitors will hear stories by griot/percussionist Nery Arevalo, listen to the rhythms of Grupo Latino Continental and watch the Dominican Folkloric Dance Group perform. There will be a tribute to Maryland's sister state -- Jalisco, Mexico -- that will feature a performance of Mexican country music by Mariachi Las Estrellas. Children can take part in the fiesta through hands-on activities, including kite-making, puppet-making and face-painting.

"Hispanic Heritage Night" activities take place 5 p.m.-10 p.m. tomorrow at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Pier 3, 501 E. Pratt St. The $5 fee includes aquarium admission, "Hispanic Heritage Night" events and a dolphin show. Call 410-576-3845.

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