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Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  December 13, 2016 - 10:00am - December 14, 2016 - 11:15am Come explore the different ways to celebrate the holidays and create memories to decorate your own home. In A Wish To Be A Christmas Tree we will explore the natural world during the holidays and how forest animals gave a very special gift to a very special tree! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  November 29, 2016 - 10:00am - November 30, 2016 - 11:15am We will listen to The Mitten, a classic tale about a unusual burrow a variety of animals use to hibernate for the winter. A fieldtrip into the Paca garden to search for hiding places creatures might use. Back in the warmth of the classroom, kids will explore their very own hibernation cave while singing songs and enjoying a snack fit for a sleepy bear! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  November 15, 2016 - 10:00am - November 16, 2016 - 11:15am Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving? What did the Pilgrims eat and who came to their table to share the meal? In Thanksgiving is Here we will read about a family meal with MANY members getting together and how many funny things happen! We will conclude with crafts and a mini-Thanksgiving meal snack! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  November 1, 2016 - 10:00am - November 2, 2016 - 11:15am Peter and the Wolf will introduce us to a musical fairy tale. We will read the story and then listen to parts of the Symphony created especially for the book. Each character in the book is represented by a musical instrument. Let’s make music with instruments you make! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  October 18, 2016 - 10:00am - October 19, 2016 - 11:15am Come meet Pumpkin Jack and learn about the lives of Jack-O-Lanterns while exploring how pumpkins grow throughout the year. We will visit our garden to explore the changes to plants and trees in the fall and make crafts using leaves! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  October 4, 2016 - 10:00am - October 5, 2016 - 11:15am In Rosie Revere the Engineer we will learn that our ideas and dreams can come true with encouragement and perseverance! Rosie tries and tries again with her inventions and never quits. We will use our creativity to engineer our own crafts! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  September 20, 2016 - 10:00am - September 21, 2016 - 11:15am Come and explore the historic kitchen garden and learn where food comes from! How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? is a wonderful book that explores how food that we eat today was made. We will visit the kitchen and the kitchen garden and have a special treat! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Mr. Paca's Backyard Preschool Program

Event Date:  September 6, 2016 - 10:00am - September 7, 2016 - 11:15am Come explore the pond in Mr. Paca’s Backyard and search for creatures living there. The book In a Small Small Pond delightfully illustrates the four seasons in a pond and the wildlife found there. We will conclude with songs, frog puppets and a fishy snack! Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 HA Members and Volunteers Time: 10:00 am – 11:15 am Location William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Second Homeschool Day at Sotterley!

Event Date:  September 15, 2015 (All day) We are pleased to announce this NEW learning opportunity for children and adults at Historic Sotterley Plantation. “Slavery to Freedom” Tuesday, September 15, 2015 During the 1800’s enslaved people worked and toiled at Sotterley Plantation, while longing for freedom. 10:30 & 1:30 Slave Cabin 12:00 & 3:00 Plantation House 10:30 & 1:30 Laundry – Spinning Cottage 12:00 & 3:00 Corn Crib Make a day of it! Pack a picnic lunch, hike our nature trails, fly a kite, and enjoy! Admission: $5.00 per person. Children under age 5 FREE. One adult per family FREE. Location Sotterley Plantation 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636 www.sotterley.org United States See map: Google Maps
Spring Break at Sotterley ~ A Week of Family Fun Activities! Monday, March 30 – Friday, April 3, 2015 Daily activities from 10 AM - 4 PM Join us for a week of family fun during Spring Break at Sotterley! During the week we offer special programming to include: Guided Trail Walks, Colonial Games on the Portico, Family Archaeology, Learning at the Schoolhouse, Working for the Big House, Living in the Big House, Life at the Slave Cabin, Discovering Sotterley Farm, and Sotterley, A Tidewater Legacy. As always, the public is welcome to enjoy these Self-Guided Activities: Location Sotterley Plantation 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, Maryland United States See map: Google Maps