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

Calendar of Events

May
4
Thu
‘The Way We Worked’ a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit @ Burns ROom
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
'The Way We Worked' a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit @ Burns ROom | Westminster | Maryland | United States

SPECIAL EXHIBIT HOURS 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. during Fourth of July Celebration!!  General admission applies before 5 p.m.

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

Exhibit Hours
Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday
Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Special Free Admission Days and Times
9 a.m. to noon – May 27 · June 3 · June 25 · July 8
Noon to 5 p.m. June 11
All other times the Exhibit is included in
Museum Admission
$10 Families, $5 Adults, $4 Seniors (Age 60 & over)

The Way We Worked Special Events
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday June 18
Exhibit Talks: Carroll County’s Canneries and
Wormseed Industry
3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday July 4
“Stories From the Almshouse” – Hear the history
of work at the Almshouse retold in first person

Please join our Museum on Main Street Partners for their special events and programs centered on “The Way We Worked” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit

Union Mills Homestead & Grist Mill                                                                                                           The Way We Worked Special Events                                                                                                     June 10 & 11
Apprenticeship Program
Experience what it was like to be a miller,
blacksmith or woodworker.

2 p.m. Sunday June 25
Keynote Speaker: Mark Denny Ph.D.
Learn how the waterwheel and other technologies
changed the world.
In the Union Mills Tannery
Admission to event is free

3311 Littlestown Pike
Westminster, MD 21158
410-848-2288
http://unionmills.org/

Gate House Museum of History                                                                                                                       The Way We Worked Special Events
7 p.m. Thursday June 8
7 p.m. Wednesday June 21
“Life and Work in Sykesville 100 Years Ago”
Explore how lifestyles and work have changed in
Sykesville from 1917 to now.
Admission to events is free

7283 Cooper Drive
Sykesville, MD 21784
410-549-5150
http://www.townofsykesville.org/2157/Gate-
House-Museum-of-History

Taneytown History Museum                                                                                                                              The Way We Worked Special Events
7 p.m. Monday May 22
“The Way We Worked in Carroll County”
Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association
Meeting
An overview of the wormseed and cannery
industries in Carroll County along with a
behind-the-scenes look at the installation of the
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit at the Farm Museum.
At Grace United Church of Christ Parish Hall
49 West Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD
Admission to event is free

340 East Baltimore Street
Taneytown, MD 21787
443-918-8687
http://www.taneytownhh.org

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 – 7:00 pm
Secret Garden Caribbean Wine, Music & Arts Festival @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

 The Secret Garden Wine Festivals are presented by DJ Tanz & Friends and are subject to external ticketing. Tickets to the  May 14 event can be purchased through: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/secret-garden-caribbean-music-arts-and-wine-festival-tickets-32566635684

 

SECRET GARDEN Caribean Music, Arts and Wine Festival

MOTHERS DAY Sunday May 14, 2017 12pm-7pm

featuring live performances by

JAH WORKS and

ECLIPSE INTERNATIONAL BAND

ALSO DJ SMALLY, DJ MR MUZIK AND DJ TANZ

HOSTED BY NEIL MATTEI 88.9

also Complimentary Glass and Tasting by

BASIGNANI VINEYARDS AND DEJON VINEYARDS

FOOD, VENDORS, ARTISANS

INFO. – 410-967-1740 OR 443-622-2340

Please visit the Secret Garden Wine Festivals Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Secret-Garden-Music-Arts-and-Wine-Festivals-1450617558568416/ for more information.

May
20
Sat
Blacksmith Days @ Carroll County Farm Museum
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blacksmith Days @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Open to the Public Noon to 4 p.m.

**With the purchase of Museum General Admission Fee**

$10 families/$5 adults/$4 seniors

Saturday  and Sunday Schedule

Noon—1 p.m. Lunch

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Blacksmith Demonstrations

Lunch is available for purchase

Visit www.bgcmonline.org for more information and details

Blacksmith Days are presented by an external organizer. Admission to the Museum on this date subject to event pricing and hours.

May
21
Sun
Blacksmith Days @ Carroll County Farm Museum
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blacksmith Days @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Open to the Public Noon to 4 p.m.

**With the purchase of Museum General Admission Fee**

$10 families/$5 adults/$4 seniors

Saturday  and Sunday Schedule

Noon—1 p.m. Lunch

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Blacksmith Demonstrations

Lunch is available for purchase

Visit www.bgcmonline.org for more information and details

 

Blacksmith Days are presented by an external organizer. Admission to the Museum on this date subject to event pricing and hours.