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The Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., will host its annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks on Monday, July 4, from noon until the fireworks end.

The Kiwanis Club of Westminster is sponsoring the fireworks display this year.

Events during the day at the farm museum will include stage entertainment, vendors and activities.

Groups performing will include The Elderly Brothers, Ray Owens, the Carroll County Cloggers, Standard Delivery Combo and Uncle Sam on stilts with his monkey, Django.

Throughout the day, there will be food for sale and handmade craft items while the children play old-time games.

Local Boy Scouts will offer free games for children from 4 to 8 p.m.

There will also be Constitutional games and a display by New Renaissance in Education. NRIE is an organization that works to enhance teaching of America's cultural and Constitutional heritage, including individual liberty, free enterprise, rule of law and social virtues.

Guided tours of the farmhouse will be given by costumed tour guides from noon to 6 p.m.; the Living History Center, exhibit buildings and the museum gift shop will also be open.

Volunteer artisans will demonstrate skills in blacksmithing, tinsmithing and other art forms between noon and 5 p.m.

Visitors can also take a scenic excursion around the museum grounds provided by wagon master, Jim Saylor, and his team of mules. Mule wagon rides will be available from noon to 6 p.m., for a small fee.

Cost of admission to the museum grounds, from noon to 5 p.m., is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 7 to 18 and for seniors 60 and over. Children 6 and under are free with adult.

At 5 p.m., the farm museum stops collecting admission, and a parking donation of $5 per car will be collected by the Kiwanis Club to help with the cost of the fireworks.

The production typically costs about $25,000. In addition to the collection of car fees, donations my be sent to the Carroll County Fireworks Fund, 776 Winchester Drive, Westminster, MD 21157 All donations are tax deductable.

The fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m.

Residents should keep in mind that Center Street and Kate Wagner Road will be shut down to incoming traffic at 8:30 p.m. Those coming to the fireworks must be on the grounds and parked by that time or risk being turned back.

No personal fireworks, smoke bombs or sparklers are permitted on the museum grounds, and pets and alcohol are also prohibited.

For more information on the farm museum festivities, call 410-386-3880.

— Staff reports



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