Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re looking to jump-start your holiday season this weekend, you’ll find lots of events in Southern Maryland to get you into the holiday spirit. Here are just three of the events happening in the region this weekend, Nov. 23-25, 2018.
Discover Winter in Early Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City
How did Marylanders survive winter in the 17th Century?
Find out this weekend at Hearth and Home in Early Maryland
and Historic St. Mary’s City. The event takes place Saturday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 18751 Hogaboom Lane in St. Mary’s City.
Explore 17th-century foodways, and celebrate the end of the
growing season. Discover what it took to weather the winter before
refrigerators, electric stoves, and grocery stores.
Cost is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $6 for youth, and
free for Friends members and children age 5 and younger. Bring a canned good for the Southern Maryland Food Bank and save $1 on admission.
(Image via Historic St. Mary’s City on Facebook.)
Shop for the Holidays at Southern Maryland Museums!
Want to give local and unique gifts this holiday season? Visit the museum shops at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park and St. Clement’s Island Museum.
Both Southern Maryland museums will participate in Museum Store Sunday, which is Sunday, Nov. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. They will join more than 700 other museum stores offering relaxing and inspired shopping inside your favorite museums.
Inside these one-of-a-kind museum stores, you’ll find a broad assortment of unique, mission-specific gifts. From books to jewelry to children’s products to home accessories and local artisans’ and authors’ offerings, there is something for everyone. You’ll shop knowing you are supporting the missions and programs of the St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Lighthouse museums!
NEW this year, pick up your limited-edition Friends of St.
Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museum Store ornament, a holiday piece you won’t want to miss.
Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park is located
at 44720 Lighthouse Road in Piney Point. St. Clement’s Island Museum is located at 38370 Point Breeze Road in Colton’s Point.
Piney Point Lighthouse Hosts Holiday Open House
Ring in the holiday season at one of St. Mary’s County’s beloved museums!
The Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park will host a Holiday Open House on Sunday, Nov. 25, from noon to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 44720 Lighthouse Road in Piney Point.
Enjoy the opening of the holiday exhibit inside the museum and keeper’s quarters. Get a jump on your holiday shopping inside the Museum Store, which will be celebrating Museum Store Sunday. Listen to Buddy the Elf read children’s holiday stories, take part in children’s’ activities and crafts, and enter to win boys’ and girls’ bikes in the raffle.
Admission and refreshments are free.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/341158416631177/.
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