Calendar of Events 2016-03-30T09:44:12+00:00

Calendar of Events

Apr
29
Sat
Civil War ‘School of the Soldier’ @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Civil War 'School of the Soldier' @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Come learn what it was like to be a soldier in the Civil War. Open to boys and girls ages  10 to 14. Participants will be mustered in drill and then reenact a skirmish* for their families and other Museum guests among other fabulous activities.

Pre-registration is required by April 14

$25 fee includes lunch and a commemorative t-shirt

*please note no real weapons will be used

May
6
Sat
Living History Reenactment: The Seven Days Campaign @ Carroll County Farm Museum
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Living History Reenactment: The Seven Days Campaign @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Join us for our annual Living History Reenactment on May 6 & 7. This year’s annual spring encampment depicts the Seven Days Campaign illustrating six major battles between the Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac that took place over seven days near Richmond, Virginia in 1862. The Battle of Fair Oaks, the featured battle on Saturday, set the Seven Days Campaign in motion. Other activities include a Civil War hospital, daily life in the camps and a Ladies’ Social on Saturday. Food is available for purchase at the event.

May 6 & 7                                                                                                                                                                           Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                                                                                                                       Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

$10 per family                                                                                                                                                                          $5 per adult (children 9 & under free)                                                                                                                           $4 per senior (60 & over)

May
7
Sun
Living History Reenactment: The Seven Days Campaign @ Carroll County Farm Museum
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Living History Reenactment: The Seven Days Campaign @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Join us for our Living History Reenactment May 6 & 7! This year’s annual spring encampment depicts the Seven Days Campaign illustrating six major battles between the Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac that took place over seven days near Richmond, Virginia in 1862. The Battle of Fair Oaks, the featured battle on Saturday, set the Seven Days Campaign in motion. Other activities include a Civil War hospital, daily life in the camps and a Ladies’ Social on Saturday. Food is available for purchase at the event.

May 6 & 7                                                                                                                                                                           Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.                                                                                                                                       Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

$10 per family                                                                                                                                                                          $5 per adult (children 9 & under free)                                                                                                                           $4 per senior (60 & over)

May
14
Sun
Secret Garden Caribbean Wine, Music & Arts Festival @ Carroll County Farm Museum
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Secret Garden Caribbean Wine, Music & Arts Festival @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Stay tuned for more details and ticketing information. The Secret Garden Wine Festivals are presented by an outside event coordinator and are subject to external ticketing. Ticketing information will be available in the future so please continue to check the event for new information.

May
26
Fri
“The Way We Worked” The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit @ Burns Room
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"The Way We Worked" The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit @ Burns Room | Westminster | Maryland | United States

The Smithsonian’s The Way We Worked traveling exhibit features stories, artifacts, and interactives related to how Americans have worked over time. Whether working from home, an office, on the land, or on the road, people of all races, genders, and ethnicities have contributed to our economy and culture.

“The Way We Worked” explores how work became a central element in American culture. It is offered in conjunction with two other exhibits on Carroll County Canneries and Carroll County’s Wormseed Industry at the Carroll County Farm Museum.

Exhibit Open May 26 thru July 14 only

Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays—Fridays

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays

Special exhibit hours of 9 a.m. to noon on May 27 and June 25.

Exhibit included in Museum Admission


Please join our Museum on Main Street Partners for their special events and programs centered on “The Way We Worked” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit. Please contact our partners for times and dates associated with their programs.

Taneytown History Museum

When: May 22, 2017 7 p.m.

What: “The Way We Worked In Carroll County”

Where: Grace United Church of Christ (parish Hall) 49 West Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD(Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association General Meeting)

Contact: 443-918-8687

www.taneytownhh.org

Gate House Museum of History

When: Thursday, June 8 or Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

What: ‘Life and Work in Sykesville 100 Years Ago’ Presentation — Explore how lifestyles and work have changed in Sykesville from 1917 to now

Where: 7283 Cooper Drive, Sykesville, MD 21784

Contact: 410-549-5150

Union Mills Homestead

When: June 10-11: Apprenticeship Program

What: Learn hands-on how to be a miller, blacksmith or woodworker

When: June 25 at 2 p.m.: Keynote Speaker (Mark Denny, Ph.D.) at the Tannery at Union Mills

What: How the waterwheel and associated technological advances in harnessing nature’s power has changed the world

Where: 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158

Contact: 410-848-2288

www.unionmills.org

 

 

 

May
27
Sat
“The Way We Worked” The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit @ Burns Room
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
"The Way We Worked" The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit @ Burns Room | Westminster | Maryland | United States

The Smithsonian’s The Way We Worked traveling exhibit features stories, artifacts, and interactives related to how Americans have worked over time. Whether working from home, an office, on the land, or on the road, people of all races, genders, and ethnicities have contributed to our economy and culture.

“The Way We Worked” explores how work became a central element in American culture. It is offered in conjunction with two other exhibits on Carroll County Canneries and Carroll County’s Wormseed Industry at the Carroll County Farm Museum.

Exhibit Open May 26 thru July 14 only

Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays—Fridays

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays

Special exhibit hours of 9 a.m. to noon on May 27 and June 25.

Exhibit included in Museum Admission


Please join our Museum on Main Street Partners for their special events and programs centered on “The Way We Worked” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit. Please contact our partners for times and dates associated with their programs.

Taneytown History Museum

When: May 22, 2017 7 p.m.

What: “The Way We Worked In Carroll County”

Where: Grace United Church of Christ (parish Hall) 49 West Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD(Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association General Meeting)

Contact: 443-918-8687

www.taneytownhh.org

Gate House Museum of History

When: Thursday, June 8 or Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

What: ‘Life and Work in Sykesville 100 Years Ago’ Presentation — Explore how lifestyles and work have changed in Sykesville from 1917 to now

Where: 7283 Cooper Drive, Sykesville, MD 21784

Contact: 410-549-5150

Union Mills Homestead

When: June 10-11: Apprenticeship Program

What: Learn hands-on how to be a miller, blacksmith or woodworker

When: June 25 at 2 p.m.: Keynote Speaker (Mark Denny, Ph.D.) at the Tannery at Union Mills

What: How the waterwheel and associated technological advances in harnessing nature’s power has changed the world

Where: 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158

Contact: 410-848-2288

www.unionmills.org