For antique hunters and collectors of unique one-of-a-kind treasures, this event offers a variety of wonderful American and European handicrafts. Furniture, porcelain, jewelry and artwork are only a few of the categories of items vendors have on display. There are no reproductions here-only genuine works of art. Lectures and guided tours of the show are also available. General admission each day is USD12. The evening before the opening of the event, a Preview Party is held from 6pm-9:30pm. Call for more information.
One East Mount Vernon Place (Griswold Hall) Baltimore, MD 21207 +1 410 659 8100
Solo performer and a member of the Bang On a Can musical group, Robert Black, performs one night only at Griswold Hall in February. For many years Black has been a popular figure in computerized, contemporary programs that include the doublebass, an electric guitar and the MIDI base. His style of making music from a variety of instruments is bold and dynamic. The evening's repertoire also includes works by modern day composers. Admission to the concert is free.
901 West Pratt St (B & O Railroad Museum) Baltimore, MD 21223 +1 410 752 2490
Avid railroad fans will enjoy the B&O Railroad Museum in general along with many fun activities of this event. Covering 50 years of the colorful and tumultous railroad history in America, the exhibit includes a vast display of railroad engines, cars, equipment, interesting facts, tales and lengends. Guided tours are available. Admission: Adults: USD8 (13-59); Seniors: USD7 (60 & older); Children: USD5 (2-12); Members and children under 2 are free.
901 West Pratt St Baltimore, MD 21223 +1 410 752 5389
This special weekend program is held at an historic American railroad museum that boasts a great collection of very old railroad equipment and engines. The musuem is spread over 37 acres and includes five buildings-what better place to learn about how things move? Interactive exhibits on horsepower, how steam was used, what diesel is, and how electricity connected to railroads are all included, as well as a variety of demonstrations and lectures. Call for admission prices.
3725 Dr. Samuel Mudd Road Waldorf, MD 20601 +1 301 274 9358
After John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater, he fled to Maryland. Suffering from a broken leg, Booth stopped at this doctor's home in Charles County. Dr. Mudd, unaware of whom his patient was and that Lincoln had been shot, proceeded to set the broken leg. Booth then proceeded to Garrett's Farm where he was caught. Dr. Mudd was arrested, but was later pardoned by President Johnson in 1869. He returned to his practice here at this farm.
This museum opened to the public in December 1993. Since then, thousands of visitors have flocked here to get a glimpse of the government's ability to protect the nation's secrets and uncover those of our enemies. At the National Cryptologic Museum, visitors learn about crucial moments in this history of American cryptology and national defense, including a rare look at the secret world of Native American 'code talkers' and the equipment that protected U.S. communications during World War II. Admission is free.
4101 North East Crain Highway Bowie, MD 20716 +1 301 805 6000
The Bowie Baysox, a AA baseball farm team of the Baltimore Orioles, play at Prince George's Stadium. The intimate ballpark offers a family-friendly atmosphere and gives fans a chance to see tomorrow's major league baseball players up close. In addition to home games from April through September, there are nightly promotions, entertainment, fireworks, a carousel, face painting, and a children's playground. See their website for further information.
See a wireless telegraph, a telegram sent from the Titanic, a crystal radio built in the 1920s, the cathedral-shaped radios of the 1930s, post-WWII plastic portable radios, and, of course, television. You're sure to find something that will make you say, "We used to have one of those." Of particular interest to Washingtonians of the 1960s and 1970s are props and sound effects used by Willard Scott and Ed Walker, the "Joy Boys of Radio." Only the first floor is handicap accessible.
Dock Street Annapolis, MD 21401 +1 410 263 1183(Tourist Information)
As capital of Maryland, Annapolis is a busy city and its city dock has been its action center from early years. Known for its sailing activities and sea based culture, the city dock shows off what is best of Annapolis. Awarded for its eco-friendliness, its easy to see that the people of Annapolis love their heritage and aim to preserve it always. The city dock is one of Annapolis' most noted tourist spots, so when visiting Annapolis, do come down for a stroll or enjoy a nice meal by the water front.
500 South Center Street Westminster, MD 21157 +1 410 386 3880
Life on a 19th-century farm is depicted at this bucolic 140-acre property just outside Westminster. The buildings include a restored farmhouse, where tours are given by costumed guides, a barn, general store, a veterinary surgeon's office, quilting room and other outbuildings. Carroll County Farm Museum displays antique tractors, farm machinery and other equipment. Artisans demonstrate 19th-century skills. A pond and farm animals add to the "farm" experience.
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