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10:00 am

William Paca Garden Plant Sale

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A tradition for over 40 years, the William Paca Garden Plant Sale provides the opportunity to take home a piece of history. HA volunteers personally raise over 8,000 plants - perennials, annuals, trees, vines, and vegetable starts - that represent the best of the old and the new. From heirloom tomatoes to Thomas Jefferson's favorite snail vine, from native Blue Mist Flower to the newly developed coneflowers "Ruby Star” and “ Sombrero Adobe Orange” you will find something here to delight.  In addition, we will be offering Columbine, Balloon Flower...

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10:30 am

Mansions and Merchants

May 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Hammond-Harwood House, 19 Maryland Ave
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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Maryland Avenue from 1811 to 1857 Walking Tour In 1811 Frances Loockerman moved into the Hammond-Harwood House with her husband and three children. Over the next forty-six years she saw the neighborhood transform. On this walking tour of Maryland Avenue, we will visit places Frances would have known, note changes she would have been aware of, and fill in the streetscape she could not have imagined. Price: $20 | Members: $10 Safety is the number one priority of the Hammond-Harwood House Museum, and the organization follows all of the local...

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7:00 pm

Virtual Lecture – Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leslie B. Grigsby, Senior Curator of Ceramics and Glass at Winterthur, presents a celebration of the objects and imagery created in response to society’s love of wine! Associated with religious ceremonies as well as entertainment, the beverage has been around for some 8,000 years. This lecture, originally inspired by Grigsby’s major exhibition by the same name at Winterthur (2012), presents a selection from the incredibly broad range of wine-related materials drawn from the Winterthur collections and promised gifts. From glassware and cellarettes to song sheets and paintings, the audience will...

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