Medieval Days returning to Hancock later this month

by Geoff Fox Saturday, September 24, and Sunday, September 25, Hancock will be taking a step back in time as Sir Geoffrey’s group, La Belle Compagnie, will be returning to Joseph Hancock Park as part of the Harvest Festival. The event will be open to the public from 11 a.m.[Read More…]

Washington Co. Farm of the Year nominations sought

The Washington County Department of Business Development announces nominations by the public are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 Washington County Farm of the Year. Designed to recognize and honor the rich agricultural heritage embedded in Washington County, the Farm of the Year Award application is open to all farms[Read More…]

Woodmont Lodge open for annual tours & hike Sunday

The Maryland DNR will hold their annual Open House at Woodmont Lodge west of Hancock on Sunday, September 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Showcasing the picturesque and historic Woodmont Lodge, the annual open house allows the public to explore memories of the early days of conservation in Maryland.[Read More…]

Butterfly tagging event at Cool Spring

The Potomac V alley Audubon Society is hosting a Monarch tagging event on September 14 from 5-6 p.m. at Cool Spring Nature Preserve, located at 1469 Lloyd Road in Charles Town, W.Va. The Monarch butterfly’ s migration to Mexico began in early August, near Winnipeg, Manitoba. The migration peaks in[Read More…]

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Hancock Harvest Festival hits town end of September

Hancock In Motion will be sponsoring the Hancock Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. along Main Street. There will be vendors, food, games, and a baby contest on Saturday, September 24, with a Hometown Cruise-in Car Show on Sunday, September 25. Medieval Days will[Read More…]