All of this can be found at the Springs Historical Society grounds, just three miles north of Grantsville, MD in Amish country. The Springs Farmers’ Market offers great shopping adventures Saturdays through September 18, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. You will find fresh produce and flowers, local baked goods, a giant flea market as well as beautiful crafts and antiques.
The Springs Museum takes you on a walk back in time – a two-story treasure trove depicting how the early settlers worked and played – Wednesday and Thursdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm and Saturdays 10:00 am – noon through October 2. You can also browse and purchase genealogical/historical journals at the museum – over 60 years in print. Go to the Publications page of our website to locate a free index and order information.
We are happy to announce the 63rd annual Springs Folk Festival will return on Friday and Saturday October 1 & 2, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm both days. Over 100 skilled craftsmen and vendors will re-enact the skills of our forefathers and offer beautiful craft items for you to take home and share as unique gifts for family and friends. Many new demonstrations this year including fly tying and leather crafts. Enjoy bluegrass and gospel music both days and watch the operation of farm equipment, demonstrating life in the early days – kids and the young-at-heart will enjoy the tractor-drawn hayrides. PA Dutch foods including pancake and sausage meals, homemade donuts and pies, bread made in an outdoor oven, and much more will be available at booths scattered along the way.
All dates and events are subject to change due to COVID-19. Due to experience, only service dogs are allowed. Go to www.springspa.org for more information and photos, Facebook or call 814-442-4594. All located at 1711 Springs Rd., Springs, PA 15562.