Numerous events are planned this year as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of Montgomery County agricultural reserve. For more information, go to www.ruralmontgomery.org.
Aug. 14: Comus Run Cross County 5K. Montgomery County Road Runners. Details at www.mcrrc.org.
Sept. 10, 5 p.m.: 10th annual Supper and Silent Auction at Ovid Hazen Wells Farm in Germantown. Sponsored by Red Wiggler Farm. Details at www.redwiggler.org.
Sept. 11, 1-5 p.m.: Annual community day celebrating Montgomery County heritage, sponsored by the Montgomery County Historical Society. Beall-Dawson House, 103 W. Montgomery Avenue, Rockville.
Sept. 24: Hike on Sugarloaf Mountain led by Melanie Choukas-Bradley and Tina Thieme Brown. Contact Melanie@ruralmontgomery.org for details.
Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Harvest Festival at Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood.
Oct. 7-9: Countryside Artisans Fall Studio Tour. Details at www.countrysideartisans.com.
Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: Bus tour of the agricultural reserve, sponsored by the Montgomery County Historical Society. Leave from the Beall-Dawson House, 103 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville.
Anyone interested in buying a copy of the souvenir map of the agricultural reserve can e-mail HistoricMedley@aol.com, call 301-972-8588 or go to Historic Medley District's headquarters at the John Poole House museum shop, 19923 Fisher Ave. in Poolesville. The map is also available at the Audubon Naturalist Society Bookshop, Woodend Sanctuary, 8940 Jones Mill Rd. in Chevy Chase, 301-652-3606.