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Fashionable Ladies of NPS

In this overview of style from the 1890s through the 1940s, we’ll look at how the students of National Park followed fashion trends and the school’s evolving dress code. Using photos and documentation from our archives, we’ll cover the daily wear, hair styles, formal gowns, uniforms, and shoes. $5 for nonmembers; RSVP info@saveourseminary.org or 301-589-1715…

Heritage Harvest

Heritage Harvest celebrating autumn in the Ag Reserve. Free events, music, crafts, farm animals, tastings, more! From 10 am–4 pm Heritage Montgomery’s Heritage Harvest is a celebration of autumn and the fall harvest. A wide array of farms open free to the public have included farm markets, wineries and vineyards, a brewery, CSA (Community Supported…

Ghost Tours at historic Rockville Cemetery

Tours at 11 am and 12:45 pm Info and registration www.rockvillecemeterymd.org   HISTORY COMES ALIVE!  Join us for a nighttime tour of Rockville Cemetery and see local historical characters come to life by moonlight in Rockville’s oldest cemetery! This special tour will feature costumed actors portraying local characters from the 1790s to the 1940s. Experience…

Phoenix Rising benefit for Preservation MD

Baltimore Museum of Industry   1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD, United States

mary 6-9 pm Fee: $100-$165 www.preservationmaryland.org   BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF INDUSTRY, 1415 KEY HWY, BALTIMORE, MD 21230

Revels Jubilee Voices at Button Farm

Button Farm, Germantown 16820 Black Rock Rd, Germantown, MD, United States

At Button Farm, Germantown. montgomeryparks.org/events/maryland-emancipation-day-celebrations

SOS celebrates 30th anniversary

Celebrate 30 years, support future endeavors, dance in the Ballroom, virtually walk through the Glen, raise a toast to SOS. 7:30 pm in the Ballroom Forest Glen Buy ticket and get more details at: www.saveourseminary.org  

Exhibit Opening “Forging Freedom: Endurance and Escape” on Rockville’s Underground Railroad Red Brick Courthouse

Historic Red Brick Courthouse $5 suggested donation Attend the offical opening of our new exhibit: Forging Freedom: Endurance and Escape on Rockville’s Underground Railroad. Understand the the story of Rockville in the era of the Underground Railroad, when slavery cast a shadow over life in this farming town, and separatist tensions steadily propelled the nation…

Historic Takoma Annual Holiday Party-FREE

FREE Celebrate the season with light refreshments and a toast to 2019. Explore restored space, meet artist Marty Ittner and window showcase "Women in White." 7328 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912 www.historictakoma.org

SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-How to Get Started in Researching Your Family

Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station 8100 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD, United States

“How to Get Started in Researching Your Family” Tracing Your Family Tree Series with Genealogist Lorraine Minor of the Montgomery County Genealogy Club All Preservationists have a beginning, whether baking your grandma’s treasured cookie recipe or trying to figure out how Aunt Gladys fits into the family tree. This series offered by MPI is for…

SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-Using Family Stories with Genealogical Methods to Plant your Family Tree – POSTPONED

Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station 8100 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event. “Using Family Stories with Genealogical Methods to Plant your Family Tree” Julianne Mangin, writer, researcher, former librarian, discusses her mother’s French-Canadian ancestors, where fact-checking upended stories she had heard all her life. At the Silver Spring B&O Station from 2:00–3:30pm This…

SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-Beginning Census Research: An Introduction to the U.S. Census Records & Indexing System-POSTPONED

Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station 8100 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD, United States

“Beginning Census Research: An Introduction to the U.S. Census Records & Indexing System” Tracing Your Family Tree Series with Genealogist Lorraine Minor All Preservationists have a beginning, whether baking your grandma’s treasured cookie recipe or trying to figure out how Aunt Gladys fits into the family tree. This series offered by MPI is for the…

SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-Should you take a DNA test to discover your ethnic origin-POSTPONED

Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station 8100 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD, United States

“Should you take a DNA test to discover your ethnic origin” Tracing Your Family Tree Series with Genealogist Lorraine Minor All Preservationists have a beginning, whether baking your grandma’s treasured cookie recipe or trying to figure out how Aunt Gladys fits into the family tree. This series offered by MPI is for the budding Genealogist…

Black History Month Family Day at Woodlawn Manor

Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park 16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD, United States

Black History Month Family Day at Woodlawn Manor will be hosted by Montgomery Parks and includes take-home activities for ages 5-12 and Underground Railroad Experience Trail self-guided maps. No advanced registration is required. Learn more HERE!

Free

Carousel Day at Glen Echo Park

Glen Echo Park 7300 Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD, United States

Come to Glen Echo Park to celebrate Carousel Day on April 30th!  From 11 AM to 4 PM, Glen Echo Park will celebrate its 101-year-old Carousel with activities and performances.  Learn more about this event and others at www.glenechopark.org  Register HERE!

Free

Open House at the MOOseum

MOOseum 18028 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD, United States

Come to the MOOseum in Boyds on April 30, 2022, between 1 PM and 4 PM for an Open House! Learn more about this event and others at www.mooseum.org.  

Free

Gas and Steam Show at the Agricultural History Farm Park

Agricultural History Farm Park 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD, United States

On Saturday, April 30th, and Sunday, May 1st, the Friends of the Agricultural History Farm Park will be hosting the Gas and Steam Show in person at the Agricultural History Farm Park! HOURS: Saturday, April 30th: 10 AM to 5 PM Sunday, May 1st: 10 AM to 3 PM Learn more HERE!

Free

Open Air Flea Market in Germantown

Germantown MARC Station 19311 Mateny Hill Rd, Germantown, MD, United States

The Germantown Open Air Flea Market is returning for the season!  It will be held on the first Saturday of the month from April to November at the Germantown MARC Rail Commuter parking lot.         Learn more about this event HERE!

Free
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