Sharpsburg Heritage Day
Saturday, September 16, 2006, 9:00 - 5:00, on S. Mechanic St. south of square, Sharpsburg
All Day - Festivities located on the first block of South Mechanic Street
Information Table at Square
Town History Display at Town Hall
Demonstrations, Crafts and Food
9:00 2nd Maryland Fife and Drum Concert at Grove House Music Tent - 1 hour
9 - 11 Churches and Stone Houses of Sharpsburg Walking Tour - self guided
Tolson's Chapel-special lecture by Dr. Dean Herrin at 10:00
10:00 Rohrersville Band at Grove House Music Tent - 1 hour
10:30 Lecture at Town Hall - Ted Alexander, "The Opposing Forces at Antietam: A Comparison."
11:00 Wildcat Regiment Band Concert at Grove House Music Tent - 1 hour
12:00 Battle of the Bands on S. Mechanic Street
12:30 Lecture/Recital at Grove House Music Tent - Dr. Wes Hanson, "Rare and Unusual Music of the Civil War Period (stuff you ain't heard before)" - 1 hour
1:30 - 3:30 Churches and Stone House Walking Tours resume
Tolson's Chapel-special lecture by Dr. Dean Herrin at 2:30
2:00 2nd Maryland Fife and Drum Concert at Grove House Music Tent - 1 hour
2:30 Lecture at Town Hall - Marc Howell, "Antietam Iron Works"
3:30 Wildcat Regiment Band Concert at Grove House Music Tent - 1 hour
5 - 7 Pig Roast Picnic Dinner at St. Paul's Episcopal Church - Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door, kids 12 and under $4, call Cindy Weaver 301-432-5463. Proceeds benefit the Sisters of Charity Haiti Project and the Manchurian Mission.
7:00 Alley walk with the 2nd Maryland Fifes and Drums, meet at Grove House
7:30 Jimmy Brown and Friends, "The Roots and Fruits of American Folk Music," a free concert of Anglo-American and African-American music, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Food throughout the day available from the Sharpsburg Lions Club, Christ Reformed UCC Church, Sharpsburg Church of the Brethren
POSTED BY: Tom Shay
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