Native American Spirit

Chesapeake Children's Museum 25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis

The first peoples who lived here for thousands of years enjoyed a culture connected to the natural world. This includes using nature for: food, medicine, homes, and tools. Share in folktales, games, and crafts of the Piscataway and other tribes of the Chesapeake Bay area. The program is appropriate for ages 4 and up. Free with admission. Free for CCM members.

Special Historic Holiday Tour

Hammond-Harwood House 19 Maryland Ave, Annapolis

Welcome the holidays with a walking tour of Annapolis by Watermark. Stroll through Maryland’s state capital, trimmed in greenery, with your period-attired guide. Hear holiday traditions of times past as you walk by colonial mansions, Victorian homes, and quaint shops. The Hammond-Harwood House is the final stop on your tour. There, enjoy authentic, colonial, holiday decorations provided by local garden clubs, and learn about early nineteenth-century holiday traditions. Cider will be served and the Hammond Square Gift Shop will be open for holiday shopping at the end of the tour....

Holiday Spirit Tour: Yuletide Traditions at the William Paca House

William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street , Annapolis

Celebrate the season with a holiday tour of the William Paca House! Bring family and friends to enjoy the elegant decorations, learn about 18th century Maryland holiday traditions, and hear stories of Christmases past. This guided, one-hour candlelit tour highlights how the Paca household prepared for their holiday guests. The historic home is ready to greet you with music, garlands, a sweet treat, and a take-home recipe! Cost: $15 General Admission; $12 for HA Members, HA Volunteers, and Military; $7 Children (3-17) Advance registration recommended, space is limited. This tour requires...