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Little Falls Village Presents - Virtual

Remembering the Shady Grove Music Fair

2022-11-30 13:00:00 2022-11-30 14:30:00 America/New_York Little Falls Village Presents - Virtual Virtual Branch -

Wednesday, November 30
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-30 13:00:00 2022-11-30 14:30:00 America/New_York Little Falls Village Presents - Virtual Join us for Remembering the Shady Grove Music Fair: When the Stars Came to Gaithersburg with Ralph Buglass. Virtual Branch -

Join us for Remembering the Shady Grove Music Fair: When the Stars Came to Gaithersburg with Ralph Buglass.

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For most of the 1960s and 70s, Gaithersburg was an entertainment mecca for the greater DC area. Shady Grove Music Fair—first under a big-top tent and then in a theater-in-the-round venue complete with a revolving stage—hosted Broadway hits and a wide variety of pop, rock and soul singers. Stars included Simon and Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Aretha Franklin, Bette Midler, Duke Ellington and even the Jackson 5 for a full week with tickets starting at an unbelievable $4.75. After only 16 years, the curtain came down for the last time in 1978—but what an amazing run! 

Our popular speaker, Ralph Buglass, is a member of the Montgomery County Speaker Bureau and an avid history buff. With Peerless Rockville, he is co-author of Images of America: Rockville, a pictorial history of the city’s 250 years.  Buglass has taught at lifelong learning institutes associated with Johns Hopkins and American universities and Montgomery College.

This program is free and open to all and is presented by Little Falls Village in partnership with the Little Falls Library of Montgomery County Public Libraries.

Registration is required at least a day prior to the event. Please register at www.littlefallsvillage.org/GaithersburgStars or by calling the Little Falls Village office at 301-320-3267. Please note, you will be asked to provide your name and contact information to Little Falls Village and will receive emails about the event after you register.

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GEN 1.1 01/06/2022

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Lectures and Discussions |

TAGS: | Virtual Program |

Virtual Branch

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Maddie Hines

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