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Summer festival at Shepherd’s Spring

By Staff | Aug 15, 2014

Come see what’s happening at a special get-away in Washington County, Maryland.

Relax and enjoy the best of summer at our Celebrate Summer Festival at Shepherd’s Spring, to be held Saturday, Aug.16, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. for all ages at Shepherd’s Spring Outdoor Ministry Center in Sharpsburg. Plan for pool time, family games, music, fresh garden treats and a great grilled lunch!

This event is the yearly open house all are invited to learn more about the programs offered including summer camping programs, Road Scholar programs, Heifer International Global Village programs and retreats for individuals and for schools, colleges, churches, businesses and civic organizations.

Lunch under the Big Top including summer chicken bbq, hot dogs, corn-on-the-cob, watermelon and ice cream from Nutter’s in Sharpsburg.

The pool will be open for swimming, and there will be animal visits, a chance to meet the alpacas, face painting, tomato tasting, a bake sale, tours of the Heifer Global Village and live entertainment throughout the day.

There is a free event, but donations are welcome. Please call us at 301-223-8193 or email www.shepherdsspring.org to RSVP.

Shepherd’s Spring is an outdoor summer camp and retreat center located near Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, and is affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. The address is 16869 Taylor’s Landing Road, Sharpsburg, MD 21782.