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BlackRock Celebrates Spring in UpCounty with BLACKROCK SPRINGFEST


With the warm weather making a comeback and beautiful flowers in bloom, BlackRock Center for the Arts invites Germantown residents and the UpCounty community to start a new tradition on Sunday, May 5, and welcome Spring at BlackRock SpringFest. This free celebration from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on BlackRock’s front lawn and Outdoor Stage is planned to be an annual event, and will be filled with traditional music, dance and more featuring local musicians and entertainers, craft vendors, food trucks, and 100 performers from Washington Revels. BlackRock SpringFest is presented by the FirstEnergy Foundation.

The highlight of SpringFest will be May Revels, Washington Revels’ long-running family-friendly performance that revives old spring traditions from the United Kingdom. Festival-goers can look forward to a boisterous, colorful parade and the crowning of two “Monarchs of the May” to preside over the spring frivolity, including traditional music, dances, and a silly “Mummers’ Play” filled with slapstick humor and bad puns galore. As with all Washington