Calendar

Historic St. Mary’s City,
Southern Maryland Calendar of Events

Looking for fun things to do in Southern Maryland?

You’ve come to the right place. Historic St. Mary’s City has something for everyone.  You’ll find a world of fun, family and even romance here.  Let Historic St. Mary’s City be that adventure the family is still talking about years from now!

Mar
24
Sat
Maryland Day
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate Maryland’s 384th anniversary with ceremony, pageantry, speeches, and free admission to living history and museum exhibits.

Apr
4
Wed
Little Explorers: Colors
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Visitor Center.

Designed for pre-school age children 3-5 years old and an accompanying adult.  $4 per child ($3 Friends members); one accompanying adult free.  Full-day admission included

Apr
18
Wed
Little Explorers: P is for Peas
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary.

Designed for pre-school age children 3-5 years old and an accompanying adult. $4 per child ($3 Friends members); one accompanying adult free. Full-day admission included

May
2
Wed
Little Explorers: What’s Growing?
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation.

Designed for pre-school age children 3-5 years old and an accompanying adult. $4 per child ($3 Friends members); one accompanying adult free. Full-day admission included

May
5
Sat
May Day
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate the arrival of spring — colonial-style!  Take part in a Maypole dance, play games, see what local vendors have to offer, make a craft to take home.

May
16
Wed
Little Explorers: What’s Bugging You?
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation.

Designed for pre-school age children 3-5 years old and an accompanying adult. $4 per child ($3 Friends members); one accompanying adult free. Full-day admission included.

Jun
6
Wed
Little Explorers: Summer Time
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Meet at The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary.

Designed for pre-school age children 3-5 years old and an accompanying adult.  $4 per child ($3 Friends members); one accompanying adult free.  Full-day admission included.

Jun
16
Sat
Pirates: Fact vs. Fiction
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Meet at The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary.

Separate fact from fiction to learn the true and fascinating stories behind the myths and legends that have grown up around pirates. This workshop is filled with hands-on activities that explain pirate life, weapons, and punishments.

Designed for children 11-14 years old

Payment in full is required at time of registration

Jun
23
Sat
Site Closure: Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation
Jun 23 all-day

The Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation is closed today, so that the Plantation staff can demonstrate apple cider processing at our annual Beer Fest fundraiser.

The Woodland Indian Hamlet, the reconstructed Brick Chapel of 1667, the Mackall Barn, and the reconstructed Town Center are all open normal operating hours, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Maryland Dove is open extended hours, until 5:00 p.m., for today only.

Jun
25
Mon
Summer Camp: Build it. . . Wear it. . . Eat it. . . Live it
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

History is so much more than dates, names, and places.  It’s architecture, food, clothing, and much more!  Join us for an immersive experience where you will be able to dig in the river for clay, make wooden nails, bake the colonial way, and make felt.

Designed for rising 5th and 6th graders

Payment in full is required at time of registration.  Required forms are attached below:

Summer Camp 2018 Registration Form

Authorized Pick Up Form

Emergency Notification Form

Photo Release Form

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

Jun
26
Tue
Summer Camp: Build it. . . Wear it. . . Eat it. . . Live it
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

History is so much more than dates, names, and places.  It’s architecture, food, clothing, and much more!  Join us for an immersive experience where you will be able to dig in the river for clay, make wooden nails, bake the colonial way, and make felt.

Designed for rising 5th and 6th graders

Payment in full is required at time of registration.  Required forms are attached below:

Summer Camp 2018 Registration Form

Authorized Pick Up Form

Emergency Notification Form

Photo Release Form

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

Jun
27
Wed
Summer Camp: Build it. . . Wear it. . . Eat it. . . Live it
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

History is so much more than dates, names, and places.  It’s architecture, food, clothing, and much more!  Join us for an immersive experience where you will be able to dig in the river for clay, make wooden nails, bake the colonial way, and make felt.

Designed for rising 5th and 6th graders

Payment in full is required at time of registration.  Required forms are attached below:

Summer Camp 2018 Registration Form

Authorized Pick Up Form

Emergency Notification Form

Photo Release Form

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

Jun
28
Thu
Summer Camp: Build it. . . Wear it. . . Eat it. . . Live it
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

History is so much more than dates, names, and places.  It’s architecture, food, clothing, and much more!  Join us for an immersive experience where you will be able to dig in the river for clay, make wooden nails, bake the colonial way, and make felt.

Designed for rising 5th and 6th graders

Payment in full is required at time of registration.  Required forms are attached below:

Summer Camp 2018 Registration Form

Authorized Pick Up Form

Emergency Notification Form

Photo Release Form

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

Jun
29
Fri
Summer Camp: Build it. . . Wear it. . . Eat it. . . Live it
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

History is so much more than dates, names, and places.  It’s architecture, food, clothing, and much more!  Join us for an immersive experience where you will be able to dig in the river for clay, make wooden nails, bake the colonial way, and make felt.

Designed for rising 5th and 6th graders

Payment in full is required at time of registration.  Required forms are attached below:

Summer Camp 2018 Registration Form

Authorized Pick Up Form

Emergency Notification Form

Photo Release Form

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

Jul
16
Mon
Summer Camp: The Archaeology of Food
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Campers will learn about archaeology and what it tells us about how and what people ate, and how it affected them.  Through the week, students will have a chance to work alongside the archaeological field school in screening for artifacts; to meet with our top research staff; and to hearth cook on a historical site.

Designed for rising 7th and 8th graders

Registration opens January 2nd.  Space is limited to 12 students.

$140 per child ($130 Friends members).  Payment in full is required at time of registration.  Required forms are attached below:

Summer Camp 2018 Registration Form

Authorized Pick Up Form

Emergency Notification Form

Photo Release Form

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement