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2014 EVENTS

September 2014
Blue Star Museum
May 30 - September 1
Thursday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

During this time Mount Clare Museum House offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC), a DD Form 1173, or a DD Form 1173-1, which includes active duty military and five immediate family members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Reserve.

Boy & Girl Scout Colonial Encounter Month
Thursday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

During the month of September, any boy or girl scout in uniform who visits Mount Clare Museum House receives $1.00 off regular admission. Take advantage of additional savings and reserve your scout group of 20 or more by contacting the Education Director at 410-837-3262 x 105 or education@mountclare.org

Frugal Friday
September 5
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first museum house and one of the oldest and finest examples of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

Family Tour & Colonial Lawn Games
Saturdays, September 6 & 20
1:00 p.m.
Sundays, September 7 & 21
1:00 p.m.

Every first and third weekend join us for a family tour of Mount Clare Museum House and learn to play 18th century games on the lawn - all included with paid admission.

Grandparents Day Tea
Sunday, September 7
2:00 p.m.

Treat your grandparents to an afternoon tea and tour at Mount Clare Museum House. Tour the Mount Clare mansion at 2:00 p.m., and then sit down for a satisfying afternoon tea at 3 o'clock. Enjoy an array of finger sandwiches and desserts along with a nice refreshing English tea at Mount Clare Stable. $15 per person.Pre-paid reservations required by calling 410-837-3262, ext. 105.

INVASION 1777!
Saturday, September 13
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

During the summer of 1777, British Major General Sir William Howe embarked from New York in 267 ships loaded with 17,000 soldiers. His target was Philadelphia, capital of the fledgling republic and home to the continental congress. His route would take this incredible force up the Chesapeake Bay and culminate in a landing at the Head of Elk, Maryland in present day Cecil County. The campaign to take Philadelphia would have long-lasting ramifications to the Revolutionary War and the region. Join living historians and the staff of Mount Clare Museum House and learn about the fears and issues facing Colonial Marylanders during and after the invasion force entered the bay.

Tea with American Girl Caroline
Saturday, September 20
2:00 p.m.

Join us at the Mount Clare Stable on Saturday, June 21 at 2 pm for tea time with American Girl Caroline Abbot. During the War of 1812 Caroline's father is kidnapped by the British. Learn about her life in the great lakes area during the War of 1812. Guests will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Caroline. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll. $10.00 non-member, $6.00 Member. Pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Erica Davis at 410-837-3262 ext.101 or email at: ericad@borail.org.

October 2014
Homeschool History Day
Wednesday, October 15
10:00 a.m.

Homeschool students will participate in the ultimate colonial experience. Students will tour the mansion, visit with a costumed interpreter, play 18th century games and make a craft to take home. $8 per child. Ages 6 to 12

Family Tour & Colonial Lawn Games
Saturday, October 18
1:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 19
1:00 p.m.

Every first and third weekend join us for a family tour of Mount Clare Museum House and learn to play 18th century games on the lawn - all included with paid admission.

Tea with American Girl Felicity
Saturday, October 18
2:00 p.m.

Join us at the Mount Clare Stable on Saturday, October 18 at 2pm for tea time with American Girl Felicity Merriman. During 1774 Felicity is learning to become a proper gentlewoman while maintaining her independent spirit. Learn about her life in Williamsburg, Virginia on the eve of the American Revolution. Guest will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Felicity. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll. $10.00 non-member, $6.00 Member. Pre-paid reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations call Erica Davis at 410-837-3262, ext. 101 or email at: ericad@borail.org.

November 2014
Frugal Friday
November 7
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland's first museum house and one of the oldest and finest examples of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.

I-Spy History Tour
Saturday, November 15
10:00 a.m.

Families become history detectives as they search Mount Clare Museum House for clues to learn about colonial life in the 18th century. Following this special I-Spy tour, visitors may make and take home an 18th century toy. Members $4.00; non-members $8.00.Recommended for ages 5-12. Space is limited; reservations recommended.

Tea with American Girl Addy
Saturday, November 23
2:00 p.m.

Join us at the Mount Clare stable on Saturday, November 23, at 2 pm fortea time with American Girl Addy Walker. In the summer of 1864 Addy and her mom escape the south and runaway to Philadelphia. Learn about her newlife as a free person in the north. Guests will enjoy hot chocolate andcookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Addy. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with yourfavorite doll. $10.00 non-member, $6.00 Member. Pre-paid reservationsare required. For more information or to make reservations call Erica Davis at 410-837-3262, ext. 101 or email at: ericad@borail.org.

A Carroll's Christmas
November 22, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Thursday - Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and experience a colonial American Christmas with the Carroll family at Mount Clare Museum House. See Mount Clare decorated for the winter holiday in traditional 18th and 19th century style with greens and dried plant materials accented with fruits, nuts, feathers and pine cones. A visual delight - all included with paid admission!

December 2014
Open House Colonial Christmas at Mount Clare
Saturday, December 6
10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Entertainment, tour and greens sale

Experience the holidays of years past at Mount Clare Museum House's annual winter celebration. Special programs include live musical performances by the Monumental City Ancient Fife and Drum Corps. Purchase your fresh cut greens in the forecourt for holiday decorating. Looking for the perfect gift? The museum store is filled with holiday merchandise to satisfy your holiday shopping list. Fun for the whole family! Members free; non-members $5.00 per person.



** ALL PROGRAM SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. **
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