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"Sundae Sunday" with Peter Rabbit

Event Date:  August 13, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm At the Captain Avery Museum's August 13 "Sundae Sunday," special guest Pamela Moore, director of Edgewater's National Ballet Company, will lead an interactive reading of The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Kids in the audience will be invited to participate and everyone can pet a real lop-eared rabbit. Also available: lawn games, sketching in the garden, and sundaes! Admission free. Sundaes $3 (regular) and $1.50 (kid size). 1-4 pm. captainaverymuseum.org

Shore Party

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Jun 18 2017 . June 17, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm Join living history sailors to try your hand at rope making and seamanship, learn how sailors lived day to day, and experience the art and science of navigation. Free costume rentals are available to children. ​Included with general admission. Free to members. http://www.historiclondontown.org/events Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

American Indian Heritage Day

Event Date:  November 24, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm The Cedarville Band of Piscataway Indians returns to London Town for our annual celebration of native peoples in Maryland. Skip Black Friday and join in a dance, talk with an elder, and enjoy the state holiday alongside the Piscataway. Included with general admission and free for members. http://www.historiclondontown.org/events https://www.piscatawayindians.com/ Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Militia Muster

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Nov 05 2017 . November 4, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm November kicks off with a bang when Oldton’s Baltemore Rangers return to London Town. Representing early Maryland Militia, the Rangers come to live in the town over the weekend so they can drill, cook their food over hearth fires, and talk to you. Included with general admission and free for members. http://www.historiclondontown.org/events Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Trades Month - Surgery and Medicine

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Oct 29 2017 . October 28, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm Explore the world of medical care in early Maryland by speaking with interpreters specializing in surgery and medicine of the colonial era. Saws, pills, and more to cure all that ails you! Included with general admission and free for members. http://www.historiclondontown.org/events Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Trades Month - Navigators Roundtable

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Oct 22 2017 . October 21, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm Historic London Town and Gardens hosts historical navigation enthusiasts from across the nation as they gather to build and use the same instruments our ancestors used to cross the Atlantic in centuries past. Included with general admission and free to members. http://www.historiclondontown.org/events Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Trades Month - Hearth Cooking

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Oct 15 2017 . October 14, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm Enjoy the aroma of a wood fire in our spacious hearth while volunteers demonstrate the techniques and recipes of our colonial ancestors. Included with general admission and free for members. http://www.historiclondontown.org/events Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Trades Month - Textiles with Mara Riley

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Oct 08 2017 . October 7, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm Textile expert Mara Riley returns to London Town to create a pliable, comfortable linen from dried flax. Learn the process and try it yourself with hands on demonstrations that give you a real appreciation for what colonial Marylanders had to do simply to clothe themselves. Included with general admission and free for members. http://www.historiclondontown.org/events Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Maps and Cartography Living History Weekend

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Sep 10 2017 . September 9, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm Join the crew of the Acasta as they demonstrate map making techniques while charting the South River. Afloat and ashore, these sailors will be charting the waters just off our shore and you are invited to chip in. Included with general admission. Free for members. Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Scottish Weekend

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Aug 13 2017 . August 12, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:30pm London Town was dominated by Scottish land owners. You can learn about Scottish history in the colonial era and about the Scots that helped form Maryland culture by joining the Appin Historical Society for a weekend of fun. ​Included with general admission. Members are admitted for free. Location Historic London Town & Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps