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

Calendar of Events

Jul
11
Tue
‘The Way We Worked’ a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit @ Burns Room
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
'The Way We Worked' a 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

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

VIEW THE EXHIBIT GUIDE ONLINE                       http://carrollbiz.org/pdf/TheWayWeWorkedExhibitGuide.pdf

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

Jul
12
Wed
‘The Way We Worked” a Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit @ Burns Room
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
'The Way We Worked" a Traveling Smithsonian 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

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

VIEW THE EXHIBIT GUIDE ONLINE        http://carrollbiz.org/pdf/TheWayWeWorkedExhibitGuide.pd

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

Jul
13
Thu
‘The Way We Worked” a Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit @ Burns Room
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
'The Way We Worked" a Traveling Smithsonian 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

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

VIEW THE EXHIBIT GUIDE ONLINE        http://carrollbiz.org/pdf/TheWayWeWorkedExhibitGuide.pd

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

Jul
14
Fri
‘The Way We Worked” a Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit @ Burns Room
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
'The Way We Worked" a Traveling Smithsonian 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

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

VIEW THE EXHIBIT GUIDE ONLINE        http://carrollbiz.org/pdf/TheWayWeWorkedExhibitGuide.pd

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

Jul
17
Mon
Living History Camp: 4th Grade @ Carroll County Farm Museum
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm
Living History Camp: 4th Grade @ Carroll County Farm Museum | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Living History Camp teaches children, entering 3rd through 5th grades, rural farm life in the 1800s through demonstrations and hands-on experiences. This award winning educational camp combines learning and having fun in a unique setting. Children learn old-time skills, old-fashioned games, and make craft projects to take home. Registration and payment for Living History camp is accepted no later than May 19. Spaces are limited to 40 per session. Spots are filled based on date of payment. The following forms can be found under the Living History Tab on our website.

  • Camp Registration Form
  • Camper Pick-up Form*
  • Camper Health History Form
  • Camper Code of Conduct Agreement*
  • Photo Release Form*
  • Parent Volunteer Form*
  • Medication Administration Authorization Form**

**Only needed if you are sending medicine to camp. Must be signed by the prescribing physician.

*These forms are included within the PDF download of the 2017 Camp Registration

Jul
21
Fri
“Message in a Bottle” Beach Tea @ Carroll Tea Room
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
"Message in a Bottle" Beach Tea @ Carroll Tea Room | Westminster | Maryland | United States

Join us for a themed three course tea in the cozy Victorian setting of the Carroll Tea Room. After tea, enjoy a guided tour through the Farmhouse by a costumed docent. Pre-registration for tea event is required.

“Message in a Bottle” Beach Tea

July 21: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

July 22: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Pre-payment and registration due July 14 please.