Historical Society of Talbot County Calendar Listings

Fair Plays Vintage Base Ball Team
September 13 at 1 pm
Mt. Pleasant Park in Easton
This season’s last chance to play Base Ball the old-fashioned way will be at Mt. Pleasant Park in Easton. The Fair Plays team plays according to the rules of 1864 – pitchers throw balls players can hit, and batters are out if the ball is caught on the bounce.

Museum Day
Sponsored by the Smithsonian Magazine
Saturday September 26
10 am – 4 pm
Museums across the country will offer free admission on Museum Day. The Historical Society of Talbot County will offer
free tours of the historic homes on our campus. Visit the Joseph Neall cottage, the James Neall house, and H. Chandlee Forman’s studio all for free.
Tours will be offered on the hour all day.

Underground Railroad
A Joint Program of HSTC and the Talbot County Free Library
Saturday October 3 (Rain Date Oct 10)
10 am – 2 pm
Escape along the underground railroad through the streets of Easton at this event co-sponsored by the Talbot County Free Library and the Historical Society of Talbot County.
At the Library, you will receive your first clue. Follow it to the next safe haven and the next, but don’t get caught or you have to go back to the beginning! If you make it to the last stop you can join the party. A drawing will be held for a prize, provided by the Friends of the Library, and live music will be provided by the Royal Oak Musicians.
This event is part of this year’s One Maryland One Book program of the Maryland Humanities Council, funded in part by the Institute ofMuseum and Library Services, LSTA grant funds, through the Division of Library Development Services, Maryland State Department of Education.
Pick up a copy of this year’s selected book, Song Yet Sung by James McBride, to read this summer, and get ready to run at this event.

Pumpkin Jamboree
Saturday October 10
4-10 pm
When fall is in the air, what better way to enjoy it than a Pumpkin Jamboree? Bar-B-Q, hayrides, a barn dance, and games for kids of all ages – who could ask for more?
All of this will be available in the warm and cozy barn of Wilderness, outside of Trappe. Bird Dog and the Road Kings will provide the music so you can dance the night away.
$30 members/$35 non-members, all kids are FREE

And, of course  House Tours  every Friday at 11:30 am

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