Celebrate the Bard’s birthday with a stroll through the spring air! Meet traveling minstrels along the way as you travel past scenes from Shakespearian comedies and tragedies. Each scene lasts approximately 10 minutes, and all pathways are accessible. Members from the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), an international educational organization dedicated to selectively recreating the Middle Ages, will also provide demonstrations in weaving, calligraphy, and costuming. A fighting demo is also planned. This program is recommended for ages 12+.
Observatory Park is located at 100 Desellum Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Limited parking is on local streets or in St. Martin's Church gravel surface lot located at the corner of Desellum Ave. and Route 355. (approximately 2 blocks from the park entrance). Patron drop off and handicapped parking is available at park entrance.
Please note: ON-LINE TICKET SALES CLOSE AT 12 NOON. This is a timed-entry event. Groups of 12 patrons are released into the park at 15 minute intervals. Please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes early to check in for your group entry time. Advance purchase is highly recommended as this event tends to SELL OUT. If tickets are still available the day of the event, they may be purchased at the gate for CASH ONLY.