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Whiskey Rebellion Cumberland Celebration
June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
At noon on Saturday, June 10, the Whiskey Rebellion Celebration opens at the Canal Place Heritage Site. The Celebration follows the adult-only Whiskey Rebellion Fest on Friday evening, June 9 at Allegany Museum.
The historic Canal Place forecourt in Cumberland MD will be alive with family-friendly entertainment- music, theatre, historic re-enactments, games, food trucks and children’s activities!
On stage entertainment starts at 12 noon. The Embassy Theatre opens the festivities with scenes from our colonial history, followed at 1pm by the Night Traveler band, a duo of Cumberland-based musicians. The Hancock Civil War String Band comes on at 2.30, and will take you on a musical tour of history with voice, accordion, banjo, guitars, fiddles and string bass.
At 4 pm, Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter and National Recording Artist Ray Owen will entertain with classic American songs and humor.
The Cumberland Theater will perform extracts from the Broadway hit Hamilton at 5 pm. The Virginia Regiment will also be performing during the afternoon.
Fort Cumberland kids’ activities, the First People’s Corks and Kegs beer and wine tent, food trucks, games, traditional crafts, re-enactments and other amusements will accompany the entertainment on stage.