Augustoberfest

This event posted by: orock

When:
Saturday, August 22, 2015 thru Sunday, August 23, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Where:
Hagerstown’s Central Parking Lot
14 N. Potomac St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-739-8577
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Cost: $5 adults free for kids 12-under

Details:

Our annual festival pays tribute to the area’s rich German heritage and supports scholarships for exchange students to Hagerstown’s Sister City—Wesel, Germany. This exciting event is run by the nonprofit organization, the Augustoberfest Charitable Foundation.

Entertainment, food, a charity walk and a German car show—you won’t want to miss a thing. And don’t forget to bring the kids—there’s fun for them, too! Our popular Kinderwunderland is an expanded children’s entertainment area featuring a variety of activities and entertainment for the youngest Bavarian enthusiasts.

CHILDREN’S AREA

12 NOON TO 6 P.M.

Craft time for children. Color, create crowns and princess hats, try German paper cutting and much more. Giveaways by Sweet Frogs. Face painting by the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Parent’s Guild.

12:30 P.M. TO 12:50 P.M.

Stories Spun by Cindy, “European Stories Alive” focusing on folk tales of Germany and Bavaria

1 P.M. TO 1:20 P.M.

Horn’s Punch and Judy Show*

1:35 P.M. TO 1:55 P.M.

Horn’s Magic Show

2:30 P.M. TO 2:50 P.M.

Horns’ Punch and Judy Show*

3 P.M. TO 3:20 P.M.

Stories Spun by Cindy, “European Stories Alive” focusing on folk tales of Germany and Bavaria

3:30 P.M. TO 3:50 P.M.

Horn’s Magic Show

4:30 P.M. TO 4:50 P.M.

Horn’s Punch and Judy Show*

*Horn’s Punch & Judy Show is the oldest Punch show in America. This show was started in Baltimore in 1897 by a man named Edward Ross. All of the Punch performances begin and end with merry tunes from Professor Horn’s hand-cranked, organ-grinder’s music box. Including the music, the total length of the show is 20 minutes.

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