Special Events

August 24– Heritage Spudfest
10:00a.m-4:00p.m.

August 25– Heritage Fest
11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Experience Rural Heritage first-hand!  During the 18th Annual Spudfest, families will enjoy a free one of a kind event that spotlights the potato and its growing process.  Only on Saturday- Potatoes planted in the Spring are harvested by a horse-drawn plow.  Children can “get dirty” in the potato patch by picking up the crop.  Event activities and features- Both days- Museum tours, kitchen with potato food menu, children’s activities, Antique Tractor Show; Saturday only- Master Gardener Pollinator Palooza, outdoor artisan bread baking,  Antique Tractor Pull; Sunday only-  Cruise-in.

Truck Show both days.  

October 6, 2019– Apple Fest
1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Join the RHM in celebrating the growing of the Apple!  Great family fun activities and demonstrations.  Antique Tractor Show.  

December 7 and 8, 2019
Holiday Open House & Village Tours
1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Visit Santa Claus in an authentic sleigh for picture taking opportunities; Children’s workshop and craft area; Special Holiday decorations; Punch and cookies served; Artisan bread  tasting. Village Tours.

April 4 and 5, 2020
Spring Open House
1:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Help the RHM start off another great year!  This event will start off the visiting season by showcasing the many new highlights at the RHM.  Buildings open including Village and Farmstead, Special

Transportation features and highlights.

All dates, times, features, activities and costs are subject to change without notice.    Visit www.ruralheritagemuseum.org for detailed information and updates.

The Rural Heritage Museum is always open Saturday and Sunday 1pm-4pm and weekdays by appointment.  Groups are welcome and encouraged by appointment.

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Quick Contact

240-420-1714
eoverdorff@washco-md.net
Mon-Fri, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm