250th Celebration of Jefferson MD

Tentative events:

May 18, 2024 8am-8:30pm

8:00am                                Kids & Fun Run/Walk                                          Valley ES to Ruritan Center

5K Run                                                                                Center-Roundtree-Livingston-Horine-180-Center

8:00am -7:00pm             Breakfast/Lunch/ Dinner Food (Ruritan)                  Pavilion

8:00am -6:00pm             Demonstrations –                                                     Ruritan Grounds

Blacksmith/Milk a Cow/Sheer Sheep, Sawmill, Corn grinder, etc.           

8:00am – 7:00pm           Jefferson History Displays                                         Ruritan Center

                       Jefferson 250th Book Display & Sales

                                     Civil War Re-enactors, costumes, history

                                     David Yontz Jefferson Print Sales

9:00am – 6:00pm           Pony Rides and Petting Zoo/D&D                            Ruritan Grounds

                                      Moon Bounce/Face Painting/ Balloons, Magician, Etc.

10:00 – 7:00pm                Entertainment:                                                        Stage/Ruritan Grounds

9:00am – Jefferson History Play

10:00 – Noon – Other on-stage entertainment TBD

 1:00-2:00pm – Music/Band Elvis & Spin Outs – Set 1

 2:00 – 3:00pm – Music/Band Brushfire (Jefferson’s Own)

 3:00-4:00pm – Music/Band Elvis & Spin Outs – Set 2

 5:00 – 7:00pm – Music/Bank – Sticktime

9:00am – 5:00pm           Jefferson History Walking Tour                                 Town of Jefferson

 10:00am                       (Dave Garman, et. al)

9:00am – 4:00pm           Open Houses

  • United Church of Christ
  • United Methodist Church
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church
  • JVFC

11:00-Noon                       Parade                                                         Valley-180-Ruritan Center

  • Antique Tractors
  • Vintage Cars
  • Old Fire Truck
  • Band/Bagpipes
  • Fire Companies
  • Floats
  • Clowns

2:00pm      Time Capsule Assembly & Placement                 Ruritan Grounds            

8:30pm                                Finale Fireworks                                                Valley ES/Woodbourne

Venue: Jefferson Ruritan Club grounds
A club for “Fellowship, Goodwill and Community Service.”
4603 Lander Rd
Jefferson, MD 21755