February 15 – Box Lunch Talk: Creating Memorials, speaker Mimi Ashcraft

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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.

February 26, 2022 – Virtual Winter Wine Tasting – “Under the Tuscan Sun”

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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.

March 19, 2022 – Past Times For Children: Games

216 East Main Street Westminster,

Your child will experience the games children played in the 1800s and will learn how some of them were started.  Circle games were very popular and the class will be trying some of them.  The students will also play a marble game and they will create the game to take home.

$6.00

April 16, 2022 – Past Times for Children: Cleaning Habits

216 East Main Street Westminster,

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.

$6.00

April 19 – Box Lunch Talk: A Faithful Soldier Writes Home

Grace Lutheran Church 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD

Author Elizabeth Plume Fuss will share a compelling account of the daily life of a soldier during World War II, drawn from the many detailed letters her father wrote to his beloved wife.

May 21, 2022 – Past Times for Children: One Room Schoolhouse

216 East Main Street Westminster,

Children will learn what it is like to attend school in the 1800s.  They will visit one room schoolhouse through creative play, various activities and stories.  A quill pen and ink will be provided for practicing their writing skills.

September 9, 2022 – Bluegrass, Bourbon & Bocce

Rob's Bluegrass Barn 821 View West Drive, Westminster, Maryland

Bluegrass concert by Sideline. Includes concert, gourmet burgers, free bourbon tastings, wine and beer available for purchase. Enjoy a game of bocce on a lighted court.