Per Montgomery County: The 16th Annual “Bluegrass on the Farm” festival on Saturday, Sept. 9, will feature a hayride full of top entertainers at the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood. Top performers scheduled include Big Howdy, the Red Line Ramblers and Karen Collins and the BackRoads Band.
The Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park is located at 18400 Muncaster Road in Derwood. The gates will open at 11:30 a.m. with entertainment scheduled between noon and 6 p.m. Admission is $20 for adults, but discounted tickets are available online at friendsofthefarmpark.org.
The festival is sponsored by Friends of the Farm Park, with the cooperation of Montgomery Parks.
The scenic 455-acre park offers lots of lawn seating. Concert attendees should bring their own chairs or blankets for seating and can bring their own food. There will be food available for purchase on site. Attendees also can bring their own instruments to jam before the show or between acts. Parking is free and leashed pets are welcome.
The past, present and future of Montgomery County farming are visible at the Agricultural History Farm Park, which features rolling hills, open fields, an apple orchard and a variety of farm animals. It offers a unique perspective on the County’s rich farming heritage while visiting barns, historic buildings, a modern farming activity center and other facilities at the park.
More information about the event is available at Home – Friends of the Farm Park.
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