Olney: SummerFest 2022 Will Take Place This Saturday, July 23 at 1pm

SummerFest 2022 will take place this Saturday, July 23, at the Olney Theatre at 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road in Olney. Per the Olney Theatre: SummerFest is the epitome of everything we love about Olney Outdoors with FREE activities and performances happening all day starting at 1:00pm. From all types of performances to backstage tours, sales, food, and so much more, we are so excited to open up our campus to any and all who wish to celebrate coming together around the arts. Please note all indoor activities require face masks. Schedule below:

SCHEDULE (* Times and events subject to change and weather.)

ALL DAY

Artist Marketplace
Omi Pavilion

Outdoor Games
Omi Pavilion

Lone Oak Farm Brewing Co.
Omi Pavilion

Food Trucks
Omi Pavilion

Friends of the Library Book Sale
The 1938 Original Theatre Lobby

Props Sale
Outside Costume Shop

1:00PM

Culkin School of Irish Dance
Root Family Stage

2:00PM

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man
Mainstage

Dance with CenterStage Academy for the Arts
Root Family Stage

3:00pm

Afrobeats with DJ Swavey
Root Family Stage

4:00PM

A Visit from Miss Maryland 2022!
Root Family Stage

Bollywood with Natyabhoomi 
Root Family Stage

Meet Our Community Partners
Omi Pavilion

5:15PM

DJ Supalee
Root Family Stage

5:30PM

Backstage Tours
Mainstage

6:30PM

Capital Accord Chorus
Omi Pavilion

7:30PM

National Players’ Much Ado About Nothing
Root Family Stage

8:00PM

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man
Mainstage

OLNEY THEATRE & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Backstage Tours

5:30pm-6:30pm, MainStage

Take a guided tour backstage and get a behind-the-scenes look at what we do and a closer look at our production of Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, led by a member of the Olney Theatre Center staff. Maximum 6 people per group. Tours occur every 10-15min. First come first serve. Because backstage tours are indoors, face masks are required. American Sign Language interpretation provided. Line begins at 5:00pm.

Additional information can be found here.

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This is an educational short story about teens learning how to navigate when they don't feel accepted by their friends and what to do to find acceptance. Yet this film isn't just for teens. In your life have you ever felt like you weren't accepted??

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This is a social impact film that will show locally and internationally at film festivals in 2025 and also at colleges.

More information can be found here. DONATE TODAY:

https://www.filmindependent.org/sponsored-projects/ultimate-bias/

https://www.silvanomarifilms.com/jis

This is a not-for-profit film and donations are tax-deductible.

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