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Grand opening of the Hagerstown Cultural Trail

Grand opening of the Hagerstown Cultural Trail

Save the date for the grand opening of the Hagerstown Cultural Trail: Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stroll along the half-mile brick paver trail that connects the downtown Arts & Entertainment District with Hagerstown City Park.

Special attraction - for the first time ever: Paddle Boats, Kayaks, & Canoes on City Park Lake
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Among the features you will see are: 

  • "Mural of Unusual Size" by Hense
  • "Faces of Hagerstown" - a photo installation by local photographers
  • "Pod" by Richard Deutsch
  • A sculpture garden and more

Enter the trail at West Antietam Street (across from the District Court building) and the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

Plan your activities for the day. There is fun for the entire family!

11 a.m. — Event begins at Herald-Mail Plaza, featuring music, fire truck, rock wall, shop local arts & craft vendors, and kids craft zone sponsored by Howard’s Arts & Frames

2 p.m. — City of Hagerstown official ceremony and ribbon cutting begins in front of The Mural of Unusual Size with local and state officials accompanied by music
*Rain location for Ribbon Cutting – Community Room at Washington County Free Library – 100 S. Potomac Street.

Enjoy a day full of fun activities: Face Painting, Balloon Making Stations, Food Trucks, Kids Craft Fun Zone Areas, Chair Massages, and Geocaching Activities.

Make sure to stop by the following businesses along the trail route to pick up your passport and be entered to win gift cards to local businesses and receive a special offer for boat rides on the lake that day!!

1 – Washington County Arts Council
2 – Washington County Free Library
3 – Herald-Mail Media
4 – Hagerstown Housing Authority
5 – Chiropractic & Massage Center of Hagerstown
6 – Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Come to the Hagerstown Cultural Trail grand opening celebration to meet the artists, view the new art installations along the trail, experience the butterfly garden, and participate in various learning sessions on topics related to the trail!

City Park – 501 Virginia Ave.
A&E District Parking Deck – 25 Renaissance Way
City Parking Lot – 36 W. Antietam Street
Columbia Bank Parking Lot – 44 W. Antietam Street
Herald Mail Parking Lot – 100 Summit Ave.

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