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 informative hand-on hour guaranteed to inspire you to know more.

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.   

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 with curious minds, who want to learn a new skill.  Come spend the morning exploring the HSMC’s waterfront. Step on board the Maryland Dove and […]

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 with curious minds, who want to learn a new skill.  What is experimental archaeology? Experimental archaeology is a hands-on way to gather knowledge about how […]

Summer Adventure Days – The Artist’s Tool Box of the 17th Century

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 with curious minds, who want to learn a new skill.  This workshop brings history and art together by introducing the historical methods and materials used […]

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 try your hand at writing colonial style.  11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m

Lil Pirates II

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

Designed for children 5-7 years old with an accompanying adult Ahoy, mates!  Become a pirate for the day, and look for a pirate ship. There might be hidden treasure along the way! This program is full of pirate fun activities! $10 per child/ Members $8. One accompanying adult free.   Space is limited – pre-registration with […]

Lil Pirates

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

Designed for children 5-7 years old with an accompanying adult Ahoy, mates!  Become a pirate for the day, and look for a pirate ship. There might be hidden treasure along the way! This program is full of pirate fun activities! $10 per child/ Members $8. One accompanying adult free.   Space is limited – pre-registration with […]

Summer Family Day Pottery Workshop

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

For ages 6-Adults  HSMC is offering a workshop designed for families who are looking for a creative way to have fun learning together and getting their hands dirty. This program offers a unique opportunity to learn about the earliest forms of pottery, and the indigenous culture that produced it.  Through demonstrations, and hands-on learning, families […]

Little Explorers: Down by the River

Historic St. Mary's City 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:  The Shop at Farthings Ordinary  

Beekeeping Education at Historic St. Mary’s City

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

As a follow-up to Earth Day, Diane Wellons, Secretary, of the Association of Southern Maryland Beekeepers, and Master Beekeeper; will join HSMC in the Visitor Center’s Auditorium on April 23rd at 1:00 p.m. for an informative hour on the importance of the honey bee, which includes an observation hive for visitors to see the inner […]

Free

Beekeeping Education at Historic St. Mary’s City

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

As a follow-up to Earth Day, Diane Wellons, Secretary, of the Association of Southern Maryland Beekeepers, and Master Beekeeper; will join HSMC in the Visitor Center’s Auditorium on April 23rd at 1:00 p.m. for an informative hour on the importance of the honey bee, which includes an observation hive for visitors to see the inner […]

Free