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New July 2020 Programs!

Join London Town for in-person, outside programs this summer! These programs will have limited numbers to allow for social distancing, enhanced cleaning, and other needs in accordance with CDC and local guidance.


Drinks with the Director

Saturday, July 4, 2020

12:30 - 2:30pm


Raise a toast to independence and explore the Colonials’ passion for potables during Drinks with the Director. Rod Cofield, London Town's executive director, will play bartender, serving up punch and cider while sharing the important role of taverns in the 17th and 18th centuries. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon of drinks and conversation on taverns, archaeology, and early America. Come when you can; leave when you must!

Alcoholic drinks include:

  • Hard Cider

  • Lord Mayor's Punch (rum, brandy, lemonade, limeade, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg)

  • Flip (beer, rum, molasses, nutmeg, and cream)

  • Stone Fence (rum and hard cider)

  • Rattle-Skull (rum, beer, brandy, lime juice, and nutmeg)

Apprentice tavern keepers (and non-alcoholic drinkers) can enjoy the Little Lord Mayor's Punch (Lemonade, Limeade, Sugar, Cinnamon, and Nutmeg)!

For the safety of participants and staff, this event will be held outside with appropriate distancing, group sizes, and cleaning in accordance with CDC and local guidance.

Member Prices $6 for an alcoholic beverage; $3 for a non-alcoholic beverage General Admission Prices (includes admission to London Town) $18 for adults (alcoholic beverage); $15 for a non-alcoholic beverage $16 for seniors (alcoholic beverage); $13 for a non-alcoholic beverage  $10 for youth, ages 7 - 17 (non-alcoholic beverage) $6 for children, ages 4 - 6 (non-alcoholic beverage) $3 for children ages 3 and under (non-alcoholic beverage)

Pre-Registration Recommended

Ticket price includes 1 drink ticket and general admission to the site.

Additional drinks can be purchased.


Purchase Drinks with the Director tickets

Mini Herb Garden Workshop

Saturday, July 11, 2020 10:30am – 11:30am Save yourself a trip to the grocery store and join us in making your own kitchen herb garden. Decorate your garden to match your style.  Choose one of our five themed gardens:

  • Curry Garden: Birds Eye Chili, Cilantro, Mint

  • Greek Garden: Dill, Mint, Parsley

  • Pasta Garden: Basil, Oregano, Thyme

  • Savory Garden: Rosemary, Sage, Winter Savory

  • Tea Garden: Bergamot (Bee balm), Chamomile, Lavender

Fun and suitable for all ages! For the safety of participants and staff, this workshop will be held outside with appropriate distancing, group sizes, and cleaning in accordance with CDC and local guidance. Members: $25 Non-Members: $30 (Become one today!) Pre-Registration Required Maximum of 20 attendees All ages welcome


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Children's Tie Dye Tote Workshop

Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:30am – 11:30am Design your own London Town inspired tie dye tote bag!  Learn the art of fabric dyeing during the colonial era. Take a walk through the gardens and see some of the natural materials used to make dye. Then create your own modern tie-dyed masterpiece to take home.   For the safety of participants and staff, this workshop will be held outside with appropriate distancing, group sizes, and cleaning in accordance with CDC and local guidance. Member Children: $20 Non-Member Children: $25 (Become a member today!) Pre-Registration Required Maximum of 20 attendees


Purchase Tie Dye Tote Workshop tickets


Colonial Cocktails: Bounce & Bumbo

Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:30 – 7:30pm From punches to bounces, syllabubs to juleps, colonists imbibed a wide variety of alcoholic beverages. At Colonial Cocktails, you’ll get to make and enjoy two historical drinks and learn about colonial tavern culture. This session will explore Bounce, a pleasant concoction of fruit-steeped brandy, and Bumbo, a common rum punch.  Participants must be 21+. For the safety of participants and staff, this event will be held outside with appropriate distancing, group sizes, and cleaning in accordance with CDC and local guidance. Members: $25 Non-Members: $30 (Become one today!) Pre-Registration Required Maximum of 20 attendees


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Looking for more programs? Check out our July and August events here

839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD 21037          410-222-1919         londontown@historiclondontown.org

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