Spring Saturdays – Plant Swap

Historic St. Mary's 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

MEMBERS ONLY Hey, plant lovers!  HSMC is hosting a Plant Swap for members and volunteers only.  What is a Plant Swap? Garden enthusiasts get together and exchange anything plant-related; cuttings, houseplants, transplants, seeds, pots, tools, and whatever else you think fellow plant lovers would like to have. Margaret Brent Pavilion Rain or shine For more […]

Spring Saturdays—The Three Sisters

Historic St. Mary's 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

Did you know that corn, beans, and squash are the “Three Sisters?” For many Indigenous people three seeds— corn, beans, and squash represent the most important crops. Come learn the benefits of these plants, how they thrive together, and learn when and how to plant your own Three Sisters Garden.  Included in general admission.

May Day

Historic St. Mary's 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

Celebrate the arrival of spring! Come share in a few May Day traditions at HSMC.  Celebrate the season and play 17th-century games, enjoy hands-on nature activities, and explore the beautiful landscape. General admission.

Little Explorers: It is a Bug’s World

Historic St. Mary's 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

For pre-school children ages 3-5 years Spend the morning learning and making discoveries through stories, play, art, music, science, and nature. $4 per child/ Members $3. One accompanying adult free— full-day admission included.  Location:  HSMC Visitor Center

Sin and Scandal at St. Mary’s—An Adult’s Only tour

Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation 47621 Old Cove Road, Lexington Park, MD

Two tours:  5:00 p.m.— 6:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. For ages 18+  Take an after-hours tour of the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation, and learn about subjects of a more […]

Sin and Scandal at St. Mary’s—An Adult’s Only tour

Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation 47621 Old Cove Road, Lexington Park, MD

Two tours:  5:00 p.m.— 6:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. For ages 18+  Take an after-hours tour of the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation, and learn about subjects of a more […]

Sunday Family Fun Day—Paper Ink and Quills

Historic St. Mary's City 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

Free. Included with admissions Which feathers make the best pens? Join us at the reconstructed State House and learn the short history of paper, ink and the quill pen, then […]

Experimental Archaeology

Historic St. Mary's City 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

For ages 7- 12  Summer is the time for fun and adventure.  HSMC offers a great outdoor environment for creative learning.  Join us for our summer workshops; designed for kids […]

Waterfront Wonders

Historic St. Mary's City 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

For ages 7- 12  Summer is the time for fun and adventure.  HSMC offers a great outdoor environment for creative learning.  Join us for our summer workshops; designed for kids […]

Teacher Appreciation Day

Historic St. Mary's City 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

Teacher Appreciation Day is are our way of saying “thank you!”  Current educators and one guest receive free admission. Teachers must show official school identification to receive free admissions.   

World Embroidery Day

Historic St. Mary's City 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD

HSMC is the perfect place to celebrate World Embroidery Day. Join us at the Pavilion to learn basic 17th century embroidery technique and have some fun stitching. This is an […]