April 24, 2024

Antique Cars and Trucks, Live Farm Animals and Hay Wagon Rides Will Be Featured at Annual Gas and Steam Engine Show at Agricultural History Farm Park on April 27-28

Tractors of all types, antique cars and trucks, live animals, pony rides and hay wagon rides will be among the many activities on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, when the annual free Gas and Steam Engine Show returns to the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood.

The Agricultural History Farm Park is located at 18400 Muncaster Road in Derwood. In addition to free admission, there is no charge for parking. The show will operate from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on April 27 and from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on April 28. The event is hosted by Friends of the Agricultural History Farm Park.

Activities on both days will include a craft show, hay wagon rides, pony rides (there will be a fee for the pony rides), a kiddie tractor pull, wood carving and old-time saw-mill demonstrations and a chance to see live animals up close. Chickens and goats will be among the animals at the show. There will be food for sale on-site. Music will be present in the afternoon on April 27.

The show will be held rain or shine. Pets on leashes are welcome.

The Agricultural History Farm Park is a scenic 455-acre park that features rolling hills, open fields, an apple orchard and a variety of farm animals. It offers a unique perspective on the County’s rich farming heritage. The park has barns, historic buildings, a modern farming activity center and other facilities.

For more information about the Agricultural History Farm Park, go to https://montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/agricultural-history-farm-park/.