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Winter Weekends at London Town

Fridays and Saturdays

10am-4pm

Come visit us to see our cold-hardy camellias, visit our early Spring blooms, explore artifacts in our exhibit, and warm up with a tour of our historic 1700's brick tavern.

Historic Area tours held at 11am and 2:30pm.

Garden tours at 1:30pm on Saturdays.

Note: no tours on Saturday February 24th due to staff availability

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Colonial Cocktails: Lemon Cordial & a Fine Bodied Punch

Thursday, March 14th

6:30-7:30pm

To kick off our new season of Colonial Cocktails, we’ll be sampling ingredients from both sides of the Atlantic. Join us to create a Lemon Cordial, then mix European and American liquors to create a Fine Bodied Punch.   

Pre-registration required.

Member tickets: $25

Non-member tickets: $33

Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Register Here!

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Homeschool: London Town and the Sea

Wednesday, April 10th

10-11:30am or 1-2:30 pm

 

Sail away with London Town to learn what living as a sailor in the Colonial Chesapeake was like. Dive into nautical history and navigate through some of the challenges 18th century seafarers faced. Get your feet wet with some hands-on activities that teach skills useful for every sailor, no matter what time period. 

$8 for member children ages 6-12 

$10.50 for non-member

children ages 6-12.

Pre-registration required.

Register Here!

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Weekends in the Workshop: Leather Work

**New Date!

Saturday April 20 to Sunday April 21

10:30am-3:30pm

What do jeans, suitcases, book covers, shoes, and saddles (to name a few) have in common? In the 18th century, these were all items produced with leather.

 

Come talk with a trained leatherworker to learn all the things leather can be, and how it was an inescapable part of everyday life in Colonial America.   

Included with admission to site

Free for members

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Colonial Cocktails: Grog & Sangaree

Thursday, May 16th

6:30-7:30pm

From navy to army, a good drink is crucial for morale! This month we’ll be sampling the drinks available to both soldier and sailor and mix up the naval classic Grog as well as a fruity Sangaree.

Pre-registration required.

Member tickets: $25

Non-member tickets: $33

Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Register Here!

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Fire to Table: Hearth Cooking

Saturday, March 9th

10:30am-3:30pm

Join us in our reconstructed tenement building while we cook up colonial staples: bannocks, butter, and homemade cheese.

Included with admission to site

Free for members

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People of London Town: Elizabeth Ferguson

Saturday, March 16th

10:30am-3:30pm

Stop by the William Brown House to learn more about Elizabeth Ferguson, who ran a tavern and stay-making business in the late 1700s, from one of our volunteer living history interpreters.

See the process of stay-making and learn about a real person from our town's history.

Included with admission to site

Free for members

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Plant Prints Workshop

Saturday, April 13th

10:30-12:00

Bring some botany home for your walls. Using a variety of leaves and natural objects, create and frame your own unique print. The program will conclude with a guided garden tour to point out the stunning array of leaves you can see in our 10-acre woodland gardens.

Pre-registration required.

Member tickets: $20

Non-member tickets: $25

Must be 13 years or older to register.

Register Here!

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Homeschool: Pollination Exploration

Wednesday, May 8th

10-11:30am or 1-2:30 pm

Help in the search for pollinators and learn how even the smallest creatures make a big impact on the environment.  Take a walk through the gardens and play games to find out how we keep the gardens beautiful and our grocery stores full thanks to the important work the birds, bugs, and bees do. 

 

$8 for member children ages 6-12 

$10.50 for non-member

children ages 6-12.

Pre-registration required.

Register Here!

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Homeschool: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Wednesday, March 13th

10-11:30am or 1-2:30pm

Dig into the science of how plants grow and explore how a tiny seedling becomes a towering tree. Through cooperative games and planting a seed of your own, young gardeners will find out what it takes to keep plants healthy and thriving.   

$8 for member children ages 6-12 

$10.50 for non-member

children ages 6-12

Pre-registration required.

Register Here!

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Maryland Day Weekend

Friday March 22nd,

Saturday March 23rd,

and Sunday March 24th

10am-4pm

Join us for the annual Maryland Day Weekend festivities.

 

Admission is free for this special weekend, where you can meet historic interpreters to learn about life in colonial Maryland, try your hand at a craft, or take tours to learn about our site's history and gardens.

For more information, click here.

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Colonial Cocktails: Limonado with Madeira & Rum Punch

Thursday, April 18th

6:30-7:30pm

Have you ever wondered exactly which beverages were served in our historic tavern in the years around the American Revolution? Join us for some documented historical drinks and mix up a boozy twist on lemonade and a rum punch. 

Pre-registration required.

Member tickets: $25

Non-member tickets: $33

Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Register Here!

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London Town In Bloom
Fundraising Gala

Friday, May 10th

6 pm, VIPs at 5pm

Join us to celebrate all that we do and show your support for London Town. Dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and more await you!

Pre-registration required.

More information here

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