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Music on the Ridge 2019 set for the first weekend of June

Music on the Ridge 2019Music on the Ridge, the annual premier music event sponsored by the Harpers Ferry Parks and Recreation Commission, is set for Saturday, the 1st of June, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Gilmore and East Ridge Streets. This year's music lineup includes Ickeroo, the Fogg Band, and Lea Morris & Band. Entrance fee is $10 for adults; free for ages 12 and under. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Click the thumbnail at left to view the flyer for this event.

2019 Calendar of Events

The Parks and Recreation Commission has scheduled the following events for 2019. More information will be provided as available.

  • 1 June: Music on the Ridge – 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – intersection of East Ridge and Gilmore Streets.
  • 28 September: Oktoberfest, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Gazebo Park, 575 Washington Street.
  • 19 October: Art in the Park, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Children's Park, 887 Washington Street.
  • 31 October: Halloween Trick or Treat, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Gazebo, 575 Washington Street.
  • November: Lighting of the Christmas Tree – Gazebo, 575 Washington Street. Date and time TBA.
  • 14 December: Cookie Walk time and location TBA.

The Harpers Ferry Parks and Recreation Commission was created to establish, improve, develop, administer, operate, and maintain the Town's parks and recreational activities. The Commission consists of three appointed members. For complete information, refer to Article 140 of the Codified Ordinances of Harpers Ferry.

All meetings are open to the public. Regular meetings are held upstairs at Town Hall at 12:00 noon on the first Monday of each month. Please refer to the official calendar on the homepage of this website for the actual date.

Parks and Recreation Commission Members

Patty Morse, Chairperson (term ending 31 Jan 2022)
Deborah Fleming (term ending 31 Jan 2020)
Rachel VanMetre (term ending 31 Jan 2021)

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PO Box 217
Harpers Ferry WV 25425

Telephone: 304-535-2206


Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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Older meeting minutes can be obtained from the Town Clerk.