July 25 & 26
The 34th annual Friendsville Days will be held on Friday July 25 and Saturday July 26 at the Friendsville Community Park. This hometown event will be hosting events for all ages and admission is free. The public is invited.
The event kicks off on Friday with a free picnic-style meal provided by Friendsville Days Inc at 6 p.m. at the park. Other vendors will be selling food, beverage and novelty items that evening, as well as Saturday.
The Friendsville Community Watch will be providing free inflatable rides for youth through teens from 7 to 9 p.m. and a Christian puppet show will begin at 7 p.m. at the playground pavilion. Sounds Fun Entertainment will provide music and games from 7 to 10 p.m., so guests should bring dancing shoes and join the fun.
A cornhole tournament will be held at 7 p.m. at the Little League field and the crowning of the Friendsville Days 2014 queen will be held at 7:15.
Saturday will begin with a parade through the streets of Friendsville beginning at noon. Opening ceremonies and awarding of parade prizes will be held following the parade at the Friendsville Community Park. The national anthem will be sung by Miss Maryland 2014 and there will be a 21-gun salute with the raising of the American Flag.
The James Wyrick Band will appear on the stage at 2 p.m. and will be performing a variety of popular hits. A talent show of Garrett County talent will begin at 4 and two performances of the Christian puppet show will be held at 2 and 5 at the playground pavilion.
A car, truck and motorcycle show will begin at 3 and there will be other activities including horseshoe pitching, basketball tournament and volleyball tournament. Door prizes and raffles will be held throughout the day.
The Girlz in Black Hats will take the stage from 7 to 10 p.m. and fireworks will top off the evening at 10:15.