Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park offers a variety of special programs and events. Register in advance at ActiveMontgomery.org Tickets sold at the Visitor Center day of activity unless otherwise noted. (Please note: no registrations will be taken over the phone.)
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June 29 & 30 Heritage Days sponsored by Heritage Montgomery Free Museum admission
Woodlawn is a participating location in Heritage Days sponsored by Heritage Montgomery. Free admission to the Woodlawn Museum (historic stone barn) offered Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday 12 – 4 pm. (Normal admission rates apply to all other activities.) For more information on Heritage Days visit Heritage Montgomery
July 6,11 am – 3 pm Independence Day Family Celebration
Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic themed family crafts and games; Woodlawn Museum admission included. Admission: $7 adults, $5 children, 5 and under free.
August 24, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Crafting History Series: Making Preserves
Learn how fruits and vegetables were preserved in the 19th century and how you can begin preserving your own foods; boxed lunch included. Admission: $30 per person. Registration required by August 19th 5 pm.
August 28, 7-8 pm History Hour: Art & Music of the Underground Railroad
Professor Michael Petty discusses the art and music related to the Underground Railroad. Light refreshments served. Admission: $8 per person.
September 28 Woodlawn Whispers: A Night of Living History
New tour guide led living history program on the grounds of Woodlawn Manor. Timed tours start at 6 pm and 6:45 pm; lasting 1 1/2 hours approx. Limited capacity per time slot. Outdoor program; dress appropriately. Ages: 8 and up. Admission: $8 per person. Registration required by September 19th 5 pm; tickets not sold day of program. Registration opens August 12th.
October 11, 10 am-1pm Homeschool Day: Play, Work of a 19th century child
Hands-on activities and presentation designed for homeschool students 2nd – 8th grade. Admission: $5 children, $7 adults, Free 5 & under. Advance registration recommended by October 10th 5 pm. Registration opens August 12th.
October 19, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Crafting History Series: Bobbin Lace
Learn about the long tradition of bobbin lace and learn how to make your own piece of lace to take home; light refreshments and free museum admission included. Admission: $15 per person. Registration required by October 14th 5 pm. Registration opens August 12th.
October 26, 12 – 2pm Harvest Time at Woodlawn Manor
Come and celebrate this important time of the year through hands-on activities and discover why it harvest time would have been so important for residents of Woodlawn. This event is family-friendly and held inside the Woodlawn Museum. Free with paid museum admission. Museum admission: $5 adults, $4 children and seniors. Children 5 & under free.
October 30, 7-8 pm History Hour: Edgar Allen Poe
Professor Shannon Zellars-Strohl discusses famous 19th century author Edgar Allen Poe. Light refreshments served. Admission: $8 per person.
November 2 & 3 Maryland Emancipation Days Free Museum admission
Woodlawn is participating in the county wide celebration of Maryland’s Emancipation Day. Free admission to the Woodlawn Museum (historic stone barn) offered Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday 12 – 4 pm. (Normal admission rates apply to all other activities.)
November 2, 2-3pm History Live!
Enjoy a living history presentation by the women of The Female Re-enactors of Distinction (FREED) highlighting the lives of black women during the Civil War and Emancipation period. Event held inside Woodlawn Manor; space limited. Ages: 12 & up. Admission: $8 per person. Advance registration required by November 1st 5 pm. Registration opens August 12th.
November 9, 2-4 pm Tea at the Manor: History of Candy
Join us for our quarterly tea party educational program. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the Woodlawn Manor parlor and an educational presentation on the history of candy by author Susan Benjamin. Stay for a 3:30 pm tour of the Manor House, admission included. Proceeds benefit Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park. Ages: 12 & up. Admission: $30 per person. Advance registration required by November 4th 5 pm. Registration opens August 12th.
December 14, 5-7 pm Woodlawn Manor Yuletide Celebration
Celebrate the Yuletide 19th century style with period entertainment, children crafts and light refreshments. Visit the historically decorated Manor House. Event held throughout exterior and interior spaces, dress appropriately. Admission: $7 adults, $5 children & seniors, children 5&under free. Advance registration highly recommended by December 8th 5 pm. Limited day of tickets sold at the Visitor Center. Registration opens November 12th.