Mimi Ashcraft has spent more than 20 years researching Sebastian (Boss) Hammond and Caleb McPeak, two 19th-century African American gravestone carvers. Learn about their lives as enslaved and free individuals, then discover examples of their amazing work in cemeteries scattered across central Maryland.
Wine enthusiast, Bernie Vogel, owner of JeannieBird Baking Company, will present "Under the Tuscan Sun," a virtual Winter Wine Tasting, on Saturday, February 26, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Participants will receive two bottles of wine and an assortment of delicious snacks to accompany the presentation. Cost is $100 per ticket, which is good for two participants.
Staying clean and healthy was very different in the 1800s. A bath was taken once a week for church. With no indoor plumbing, there were no indoor bathrooms. And brushing ones teeth was creative. Children will experience the 1800s through creative play, games and activities. This class is a favorite among children due to the imaginative way they will brush their teeth and shave their face. Materials from the class will be sent home with them.