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!

Feb
25
Sun
A Taste of History Bridal Show
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Newly engaged?  Thinking of getting married?

Please join us on February 25, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., for our annual bridal show at the reconstructed State House of 1676.  There will be lots of vendors showcasing various aspects of a wedding to make your dreams come true!

There is no charge to attend the bridal show for reservations made by February 16.  There is a $5.00 charge at the door for all unregistered attendees.  Call (240) 895-4991 or email MaryB@DigsHistory.org to register, or for more details!

Bridal Show 2018 Attendee Reservation Form

Bridal Show 2018 Vendor Application Form

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
19
Thu
Lecture: Maryland Archeology Month
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm

Meet at the Visitor Center Auditorium.

Get the scoop on the latest discoveries at Maryland’s first colonial capital, during our annual Maryland Archeology Month lecture.

Apr
28
Sat
PING in Concert
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm

Join St. Mary’s College of Maryland Music Department’s vocal ensemble, PING, as they perform a short program of a cappella musical selections, under the direction of Professor Larry Vote.

Park at the Visitor Center.

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.

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.

Beer Fest
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Enjoy brew, food, artisans, and music during this annual museum fundraiser.

Jul
14
Sat
“Adults Only” at the Plantation
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Adultery, drunkenness, and thievery are a few of the topics dramatized on this interactive, after-hours tour.

Ages 18+

Two tour times:  5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., or 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Registration opens May 14th.  Tour size is limited to 20 persons.

$20 per person ($15 Friends members).  Payment in full is required at time of registration.

“Adults Only” at the Plantation
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Adultery, drunkenness, and thievery are a few of the topics dramatized on this interactive, after-hours tour.

Ages 18+

Two tour times:  5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., or 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Registration opens May 14th.  Tour size is limited to 20 persons.

$20 per person ($15 Friends members).  Payment in full is required at time of registration.

 

Jul
21
Sat
Tidewater Archaeology Weekend
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Help uncover the past at one of the best-preserved colonial sites in the nation.  Take a guided tour of excavations, and don’t miss a once-a-year opportunity to explore the archaeology laboratory.

 

Jul
22
Sun
Tidewater Archaeology Weekend
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Help uncover the past at one of the best-preserved colonial sites in the nation.  Take a guided tour of excavations, and don’t miss a once-a-year opportunity to explore the archaeology laboratory.