Clara Barton's Glen Echo home is a reflection of her dedication of serving the needs of others. Guided tours blend the incredible stories of her courage during the Civil War to her achievements with the American Red Cross within the settings she worked and lived in between 1897 and 1912.
House is shown by guided tour only on the hour.
Winter hours: Open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily Wednesdays through Sundays.
Jan 17 - Mar 9
Miss Nelson is Missing
Adventure Theatre Musical Theatre Center presents Miss Nelson is Missing based on the books by Harry Allard. MIss Nelson's class is the worst! Spitballs flying and paper airplanes sailing across the room send the gentle, long-suffering teacher over the edge. Surprise....Miss Nelson turns up missing, only to be replaced by a Viola Swamp, a pertrifying substitute teacher. Will the students of Room 207 ever get Miss Nelson back?
Feb 20 - Mar 2
The Yeoman of the Guard
The Gilbert and Sullivan musical, also known as The Merryman and HIs Maid, is performed by the Victorian Lyric Opera Company at the Fitzgerald Theatre. Set in the Tower of London during the political darkness of the 16th century.
Open House at the B&O Railroad Station
Historic Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station will hold the monthly Open House from 10am to 3pm. Featured speaker, Donna Evers will talk on "The Ballad of Chevy Chase and How County Property has Evolved through the Years". She will offer a glimpse into how Montgomery Counth's older housing communities have evolved into the highly sought after neighborhoods they are today with photographs and talk. There will also be model railroads, videos, and children's activities.
Civil War Voices From the National Archives and Personal Collections
Sandy Spring Museum's monthly Salon Lunches presents special guest John Emond; member of Maritime Committee with the Maryland Historical Society and collector of historical artifacts from the American Revolution and Civil War periods. Mr. Edmond will share his collection of Civil War soldier's letters and other documents sent to wives, sisters and mothers that share the human side of war. Stories range from dramatic to humorous to poignant.
Salon lunches are held from 12 noon to 1pm and everyone is invited to bring their lunch and enjoy tea and coffee provided by the museum. Free
Mar 15 - Mar 16
Extreme Exhibit Makeover
Tania Katan, "Producer of Shenanigans" at the Scottsdale Musuem of Contemporary Art will be the guest MC during the two-day EEM weekend. Watch behind-the-scenes action via video as Team Jersey Shore compete against Team Kardashian for the best exhibit design makeover. Installation begins on Saturday at 9am and contnues till Sunday evening. Public is invited to drop in to cast a vote for "people's choice" winner. RSVP is required. Click here for flyer. At the Sandy Spring Museum.
"Community Cornerstones" Video Premiere!
Join Heritage Montgomery at the premiere of our latest video: "Community Cornerstones: Historic African American Churches in Montgomery County, Maryland"
The Universities at Shady Grove / Auditorium, Building I / 9630 Gudelsky Drive / Rockville, MD 20850
The Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park offers a favorite of children and parents. Hansel and Gretel is a children's opera, full of magic, music and dazzling special effects. It is an excellent introduction to musical story for children. Recommended for K-Grade 6.
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