Catoctin Colorfest Thurmont, MD

Date of Event

October 9, 2010 1:00AM -
October 10, 2010 1:00AM

Event Location

Community Park on Frederick Road
Community Park Rd
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Thurmont, MD 21788
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The 47th Annual Catoctin Colorfest will take place on October 9 & 10, 2010 in the Community Park on Frederick Road and the Guardian Hose Activities Grounds on East Main Street. The hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Admission is free. A morning prayer service will be held in the Park on Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. and breakfast will be available from various food vendors starting at 7:00 a.m. Demonstrations by various crafters will be taking throughout the two days, including glass blowing, broom making, wood turnings, dulcimer crafting and wood carvings of flowers. In 1963 when Colorfest begain it started as a nature walk but quickly evolved into a juried Arts & Crafts Show featuring 350 well known and respected artists from the across the United States. Catoctin Colorfest has been recognized in Sunshine Artists Magazine and ranked in the top 35 shows in the United States and one of the largest on the East Coast. Also a wide selection of delicious food is available to satisfy everyone’s appetite.

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