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Traditions of the Season – Family Program

Hammond-Harwood House 19 Maryland Ave, Annapolis

Families are invited to the mansion for a morning of holiday stories and crafts as celebrated in the Hammond-Harwood House. Children will enjoy story-time in the holiday-décor of our elegant ballroom. After stories, children will be invited to our activity classroom to create holiday decorations and learn some early Christmas traditions. Tickets are required for children; an accompanying adult is free. Ages 4 and up. Price: $15 | Members: $10

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...

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....

Historic Candlelight Holiday Tour

Rising Sun Inn 1090 Generals Highway, Crownsville

Join us for the Rising Sun Inn’s Historic Candlelight Holiday Tour on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at the Rising Sun Inn located at 1090 General’s Highway, Crownsville. Tours will be conducted between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., with the last tours starting at 8:30 p.m. The Rising Sun Inn, with a history spanning four centuries, has witnessed both public and private Christmas celebrations from the colonial era through today. Learn about this historic Inn and the Christmas traditions of Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region. While touring, enjoy a sampling...