Saturday, May 25
• Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 S. Potomac St., annual Memorial Day service, 9:30 a.m. Speaker is U.S. Army Lt. Col. (retired) Arthur Callaham, Civil War re-enactors bagpiper, color guard and more.
• Sharpsburg, 145th annual Memorial Day Commemoration and Parade — Wreath laying ceremony, 11 a.m., Town Square and 3 p.m. at National Cemetery; Parade through town, 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 25-Sunday, May 26
• Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick, Md., holds public programs and hosts a memorial flag display in honor of those soldiers who fell during the Battle of Monocacy. Park rangers will present programs on the history of Memorial Day on Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. On Monday at 3 p.m., the park will participate in the National Moment of Remembrance with one minute of silence followed by the playing of echo taps.
Sunday, May 26
• Joseph C. Herbert Post 222 of the American Legion, Clear Spring, will conduct its annual Memorial Day tribute at Little Rose Hill Cemetery on U.S. 40 east of Clear Spring at 10:45 a.m. The memorial service honors the post’s namesake, Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph C. Herbert, who was killed in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941.
• Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 17636 W. Washington St., annual Memorial Day service, 11 a.m. Keynote speaker is Maryland Veterans Commission Chairman Fred Shinbur. Also speaking is Les Bishop from Antietam Chapter 312 of the Korean War Veterans Association. Service includes wreath laying, echo taps, bagpiper, and Charlotte Yeager singing.
• Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion hosts a Memorial Day program at 2 p.m. in front of the Washington County Courthouse on West Washington Street.
• Boonsboro’s Memorial Day observance begins with a wreath laying ceremony and memorial service at the WWI monument in front of Town Hall at 1 p.m., followed by the annual Memorial Day parade at 2 p.m.
Monday, May 27
• A wreath laying for Revolutionary War veteran Christian Ardinger will be held at Riverview Cemetery in Williamsport at 7 p.m. Members of the Christian Ardinger Chapter of the Maryland Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Society members will be on hand to answer questions.
Thursday, May 30
• The Town of Smithsburg will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony at 6 p.m. at Veterans Park on West Water Street. The featured speaker will be Art Callaham, retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. Music will be by the Smithsburg High School Band. Color Guard by AMVETS Post 10 and Marine Corps League.