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News And Events Around Montgomery County Spring 2017

News and Events around Montgomery County Spring 2017

May 6

Conservation Workshop at historic Monocacy Cemetery, on conservation techniques of 19th and early 20th century gravestones.  10 am-2 pm.  Fee, pre-registration required.  www.monocacycemetery.com

May 7

Takoma Park Spring House & Garden Tour  1-5 pm, shine or rain, self-guided.  Features beautiful neighborhood surrounding Spring Park (starting point).  More info and advance tickets at  www.historictakoma.org or local stores, or on tour day.

May 7

Jane’s Walk in Historic Silver Spring  1-3:30 pm, free.  Explore, talk about, celebrate at the original “Silver” Spring and Historic Environs.  Jane Jacobs’ passion for urban neighborhoods starts at the Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station.  www.sshistory.org

May 16

Montgomery County Council proclaims Historic Preservation Month    9:30 am in the Council Chambers, 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville.  Join fellow preservationists as the Council honors the value of local historic places and the exceptional network of historic preservation groups and advocacy organizations whose members dedicate time and resources to the preservation of County historic sites for the appreciation of residents and visitors alike.

May 27-29

Memorial Day Weekend – Flags out for Veterans at Montgomery County Cemeteries

June 24 and 25

20th annual Heritage Days weekend highlights local historic places, many that are not open frequently. Family and history buff friendly, and free !! See schedule and details at www.heritagemontgomery.org

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