History & Heritage Events

February 20 - 26, 2019

Friday, February 22

Prohibition in Washington, DC

No bootleg in this program! Sample a flight of 3 Prohibition style cocktails, provided by Twin Valley Distillery, while author Garrett Peck takes you back to...

Saturday, February 23

Black History Month Winter Walking Tour

Take a guided tour of the grounds and buildings of Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park and discover the role enslaved labor played on this 19th-century farm....

Living Museum: Civil Rights Movement

History comes alive at the Sandy Spring Slave Museum! The Living Museum: Civil Rights Movement will take you on a journey through time. Meet the men and...

Jim Crow on Streetcars

In recognition of Black History Month, the Museum presents it's temporary exhibit, Jim Crow on Streetcars. Learn about the nature of segregation aboard the...

Baltic Folk Dance 101

Celebrate 101 years of Baltic independence with lessons taught by local folk dance groups! Join us as we share and learn traditions from Estonia, Lithuania,...

Differing Historical Perspectives on Slavery in Maryland and the District of Columbia---Celebrate Black History Month

Differing Historical Perspectives on Slavery in Maryland and the District of Columbia: The word “slavery” brings up a mental image of the “peculiar...

Grusendorf Historic Cabin Open

Visit our 164 year old log farmhouse and see how cloth was dyed using materials available in nature.

Sunday, February 24

Jim Crow on Streetcars

In recognition of Black History Month, the Museum presents it's temporary exhibit, Jim Crow on Streetcars. Learn about the nature of segregation aboard the...

February 20 - 26, 2019