Hurlock Fall Fest, 125th anniversary set for Saturday
HURLOCK — The 26th annual Hurlock Fall Fest and Train Rides and 125th Anniversary of the Town of Hurlock will be held Saturday, Oct. 7.
This year is extra special because the event will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the town, and there will be fireworks at dusk. This event was started in 1992 to celebrate the Centennial of the founding of the town. Parade down Main Street begins at 10 a.m., followed by a welcome by Mayor Joyce Spratt at the train station.
Craft Vendors will be at the train station from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food vendors starting at 8 a.m. at the pavilion.
The Fall Festival Express will give round-trip train ride from Hurlock to Federalsburg and back. Train departs from the Hurlock train station at 107 Gay Street. Train rides cost $8 per person. Train rides are at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m and 5 p.m. Tickets on sale at the Hurlock Town Office, 311 Charles Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 410943-4181. Dedication of Hurlock Veteran’s Memorial Park will be at 12 p.m. at 208 S. Main Street. The Little Miss and Little Mr. Fall Festival contest will be at 2 p.m. at the Hurlock Train Station. Music by Second Wind will be from noon to 2 p.m. The Town of Hurlock and Black Acre Farm will offer Free Pony Rides across from Pavilion immediately after the parade until 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Episcopal Church will have a silent auction and food 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A children’s carnival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 303 S. Main St. The Hurlock Volunteer Fire Company will be serving pit beef sandwiches, hot dogs, chicken nuggets and fries and 300 Charles Street.