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Calendar from April 20 to April 22:


THIS WEEK

April 21 in Staten Island, New York:

Sea Shanty Sessions—Event features an opportunity to experience authentic, time-honored maritime songs in an appropriately historic setting. For more information: The Noble Maritime Collection

April 22 to April 25 in Yellow Springs, Ohio:

From Our Hands-Creative—Event features workshops, evening stitching & mini classes. At the Buxton Inn. For more information: From Our Hands

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Rebekah Smith
Lori Ann Corelis

April 24 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Michelle Smith Lecture Series—In the Hurricane’s Eye-The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown. Lecture details the epic and suspenseful campaign through to its triumphant conclusion revealing that the fate of the American Revolution depended, in the end, on Washington and the sea. Series includes three presentations, with a fourth bonus lecture. Registration required. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

April 24 in Annapolis, Maryland:

Decorative Arts Tour—Tour delves deeper into Colonial Annapolis, home to a number of highly-skilled craftsmen like John Shaw and William Faris, whose work sat alongside imported pieces from around the world. For more information: William Paca House, (410) 990-4514.

April 24 in Bath, North Carolina:

Regency Tea Party—Regency afternoon tea includes parlor games and freshly brewed tea and savories. For more information: Historic Bath, (252) 923-3971.

April 25 to April 28 in Big Pool, Maryland:

18th Century Market Fair—Event features sutlers selling period wares, entertainment and more. For more information: Friends of Fort Frederick, Inc

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Erwin Tschanz
Kimberly Walters
Chris Washack
Jennifer Frantz
Karen Hainlen
Dan Hrinko
Michael Walsh
Paul Mcclintock
Debora Cook
Rudy Mckinney
Joseph Jostes
S Skinner
Erich P and Janice Steinhagen
Greg Hudson
Pamela Patrick-White
Bryant White

April 25 to April 27 in Lancaster, Ohio:

Curry’s Spring Gathering—Gathering features primitives, antiques and more. For more information: Curry’s Antiques, (740) 654-1333.

April 25 to April 26 in Winterthur, Delaware:

Furniture Up Close-Joinery and Early Cabinetmaking—Conference takes an up-close look at masterworks from the Winterthur collection focusing on 17th-century joinery and early 18th-century cabinetmaking. Registration required. For more information: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, (800) 448-3883.

April 26 to April 28 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

73rd Annual Garden Symposium—Symposium explores how to create harmonious gardens and includes guest speakers discussing how to integrate existing elements, effectively combine plants and hardscape materials, and create features of distinctive landscape styles. Registration required. For more information: Colonial Williamsburg, (888) 965-7254.

April 26 to April 28 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show—Show features antiques dealers and fine art galleries exhibiting Americana, period furniture, folk and fine art, ceramics, porcelain, silver, jewelry, textiles and decorative accessories. At The Navy Yard. For more information: The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show

April 26 to April 28 in Castle Rock, Colorado:

Rocky Mountain Antique Festival—Show features antique & vintage items. At Douglas County Fairgrounds. For more information: Heritage Event Company, (918) 619-2875.

April 26 to April 27 in Millersburg, Ohio:

Earlier Times Antiques and Folk Art Show—Show offers antiques, primitives and folk art. At Harvest Ridge, Holmes County Fairgrounds. For more information: Earlier Times Antiques and Folk Art Show, (618) 932-6633.

EAL Directory artisans attending:
R R

April 26 in Manchester, Vermont:

Hook In at the Manchester Country Club—Event features vendors, door prizes and more. At Manchester Country Club. For more information: American Country Rugs, (802) 325-2543.

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Lucille Festa

April 26 to April 27 in Fishers, Indiana:

Follow the North Star—Award-winning, interactive theatrical program demonstrating the wide ranging social attitudes toward African-Americans in pre-Civil War Indiana. Participants travel back to the year 1836 and assume the role of fugitive slaves seeking freedom on the Underground Railroad through Indiana. Reservations required. For more information: Conner Prairie, (800) 966-1836.

April 26 in Mason Neck, Virginia:

Cocktails by Candlelight—Event features period cocktails, learning to make 18th-century mixed drinks and snacks, and an exclusive candlelight tour. Registration required. For more information: Gunston Hall, (703) 550-9220.

April 27 to May 4 in Statewide, Virginia:

Historic Garden Week—Event features house and garden tours of more than 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks. For more information: Historic Garden Week in Virginia, (804) 644-7776.

April 27 to April 28 in Youngstown, New York:

Patriots Day Weekend—Event features a weekend of living history programs that commemorate the beginning of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. For more information: Old Fort Niagara, (716) 745-7611.

April 27 to April 28 in Louisville, Kentucky:

A Revolutionary War Encampment—Encampment features George Rogers Clark and his Illinois Regiment of Virginia beginning their western campaign and includes soldiers and camp followers, 18th-century recipes in the hearth kitchen, and participating in recruitment for new, troops. For more information: Historic Locust Grove, (502) 897-9845.

April 27 in Lynchburg, Virginia:

Conversations with Thomas Jefferson—Performance of a conversation between Thomas Jefferson and his good friend, fellow revolutionary and political rival, John Adams. At the Historic Academy of Music Theatre. Reservations suggested. For more information: Poplar Forest, (434) 534-8120.

April 27 to April 28 in Rockton, Illinois:

The Gathering at Macktown—Event features presenatations of early Ameican life on the frontier and includes demonstrations of life skills and more. For more information: Macktown Living History, (815) 624-4200.

April 27 in Charles County, Maryland:

Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage—Property owners open their historic sites to the public cultivating awareness of Marylands rich architectural and cultural heritage. Each countys tour includes seven or eight properties. For more information: Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage, (410) 821-6933.

April 27 in Powhatan, Virginia:

Powhatan Festival of Fiber—Festival celebrates the many fiber animals, fiber farmers and fiber artisans of the county and surrounding region. At the Powhatan Rescue Squad Grounds. For more information: Powhatan Festival of Fiber

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Jewel Tumas

April 27 to April 28 in Kingsville, Missouri:

The Best of Missouri Life Market Fair—Fair features 100 booths offering clothing, pewter, paintings, photography, sculpture and more. At Powell Gardens. For more information: The Best of Missouri Life Market Fair, (816) 697-2600.

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Thomas & Patricia Hooper

April 27 in Kingston, New Jersey:

George Washington Remembers New Jersey—Presentation focusing on New Jersey’s role in the American Revolution from the perspective of George Washington. In the Dutch barn at Rockingham. For more information: Rockingham Historic Site, (609) 683-7132.

April 27 to April 28 in Wetumpka, Alabama:

French & Indian War Encampment—Event focuses attention on the main protagonists of the French & Indian War - France, Britain and their American Indian allies with demonstrations of military, Indian, and civilian life and re-enactors dressed and equipped as they appeared in North America during the middle of the eighteenth century. For more information: Fort Toulouse - Fort Jackson Park, (334) 567-3002.

April 27 in Lynchburg, Virginia:

Jefferson & Adams-On Stage and In Conversation—Special performance of Thomas Jefferson and his good friend, fellow revolutionary and political rival, John Adams. At the Historic Academy of Music Theatre. For more information: Historic Academy of Music Theatre, (434) 846-8499.

April 27 to April 28 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts:

Sheep Shearing Weekend—Event follows the wool from sheep to cloak with demonstrations of sheep-shearing, spinning, dying, weaving and includes displays of rarely seen Shaker-made woolen items, including the famous Shaker cloak. For more information: Hancock Shaker Village, (413) 443-0188.

April 27 to April 28 in Asparagus Valley, Massachusetts:

Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail—Self-guided driving tour of clay studios in western Massachusetts featuring 13 guests in addition to the 9 potters that welcome visitors to their studios. For more information: Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail, (413) 625-2870.

EAL Directory artisans attending:
Stephen Earp

April 27 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Federal Cabinetmaking-Kneeland & Adams of Hartford—Forum shares the ongoing research of the cabinetmaking firm Kneeland & Adams and its significance to the history of commercial craftsmanship in New England. Registration required. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 775-7179.

ON-GOING EXHIBITIONS

Now through January 1, 2021 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Nation to Nation-Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations—Exhibition tells the story of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States, including the history and legacy of U.S."American Indian diplomacy from the colonial period through the present. For more information: National Museum of the American Indian

Now through September 30 in Mount Vernon, Virginia:

Lives Bound Together-Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon—Exhibition demonstrates how closely intertwined the lives of the Washingtons were with those of the enslaved through household furnishings, art works, archaeological discoveries, documents, and interactive displays. For more information: Mount Vernon, (703) 780-2000.

Now through December 1 in Williamsburg, Virginia:

American Folk Arts Rich Cultural Diversity—Exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of the museum with approximately 50 objects that include furniture, sculpture and paintings made between the 1700s and the present. For more information: Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, 800-hist or y.

Now through September 20, 2020 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Our Universes-Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World—Exhibition introduces visitors to indigenous peoples from across the Western Hemisphere who continue to express the wisdom of their ancestors in celebration, language, art, spirituality, and daily life. For more information: National Museum of the American Indian

Now through July 22 in New York, New York:

Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790-Pinxit Mexici—Exhibition devoted to painting in New Spain (Mexico) during the 18th century and offers a fresh perspective on a vibrant period, surveying the most important artists and stylistic developments and highlighting the emergence of new pictorial genres and subjects. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through June 2 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Daguerreotypes-Five Decades of Collecting—Exhibit highlights fifty years of daguerreotype collecting by the museum. For more information: National Portrait Gallery

Now through July 9 in Washington, District of Columbia:

The American Revolution-A World War—Exhibition examines the 1781 victory at Yorktown and the Franco-American partnership that made it possible and features the paintings The Siege of Yorktown and The Surrender of Yorktown, created by Louis-Nicolas van Blarenberghe in 1786 as copies of those presented to King Louis XVI, and George Washington’s early 1780s portrait by Charles Willson Peale, united for the first time in a national museum since their display together in the 1700s. For more information: National Museum of American history, (202) 633-1000.

Now through May 27 in Winterthur, Delaware:

Thomas Chippendale at 300-Treasures from the Collection—Exhibit marks the 300th anniversary of Thomas Chippendale’s birth with objects from the Winterthur collection and explores the expression of rococo style in England, showcases designs by Chippendale and several of his contemporaries and collaborators, and highlights the influence of Chippendales designs in furniture by Philadelphia cabinetmakers. For more information: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, (800) 448-3883.

Now through April 28 in Charleston, South Carolina:

Preserving Natures’ Beauty-The Art of Herbaria—The exhibit features artistic look at historic plant specimens and explores the important contributions of botanists and amateur naturalists to Lowcountry natural history with examples of the extensive herbarium collection and highlights their exquisite design elements. For more information: The Charleston Museum, (843) 722-2996.

Now through October 1, 2020 in New York, New York:

Dutch Masterpieces at the Met—Exhibit features approximately sixty-five works of art focusing on key issues in seventeenth-century Dutch culture"from debates about religion and conspicuous consumption to painters’ fascination with the domestic lives of women. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through April 29 in Thomasville, Georgia:

Working Like a Dog—Exhibition of sporting and dog paintings, drawings and sculpture celebrating man’s best friend — dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds — at work and play — hunting, retrieving, herding, racing and guarding from the 17th through the 20th centuries. For more information: Pebble Hill Plantation, (229) 226-2344.

Now through May 12 in Princeton, New Jersey:

Masters of Illusion-The Legacy of John F. Peto—Exhibition features a new look at trompe l’oeil art in New Jersey and includes his legacy through contemporary artists and more. For more information: Morven Museum & Garden, (609) 924-8144.

Now through April 28 in Mystic, Connecticut:

Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition—Exhibition pulls together the epic history of the 1845 mission to discover a Northwest Passage to Asia, including expedition materials from London, Inuit culture and knowledge that led to the wrecks’ discoveries from Canada, and artifacts raised from HMS Erebus, seen for the first time in 170 years. For more information: Mystic Seaport Museum, (860) 572-0711.

Now through May 13 in New York, New York:

Artistic Encounters with Indigenous America—Exhibition explores how European and American artists represented Indigenous North Americans in drawings, prints, watercolors, photographs, and popular ephemera from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century through forty-five examples from The Met collection. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through January 29, 2020 in New York, New York:

The Art of London Firearms—Exhibition explores a fascinating and often overlooked chapter in the art of European gunmaking through a selection of important London-made firearms, dating from around 1760 through 1840. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through May 12 in New York, New York:

Monumental Journey-The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey—Exhibit features approximately 120 of daguerreotypes the artist, architectural historian, archaeologist, and pioneer photographer took on a three-year photographic excursion throughout the Eastern Mediterranean. For more information: The Met Fifth Avenue, (212) 535-7710.

Now through May 5 in Salem, Massachusetts:

Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment—Exhibit examines how American and Native American artists have both reflected and shaped our understanding of the environment, tracing evolving ideas about the environment ��" and our place within it ��" through more than 100 works of art from the colonial period to the present by a broad range of artists. For more information: Peabody Essex Museum, (978) 745-9500.

Now through April 28 in Baltimore, Maryland:

Woven Words: Decoding the Silk Book—Exhibit highlights a little-known but magnificent rare book from the Walters’ collection-a 19th-century prayer book woven entirely from silk on a Jacquard loom, invented in 1804. For more information: The Walters Art Museum’, (410) 547-9000.

Now through October 20 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Striking Iron-The Art of African Blacksmiths—International traveling exhibition includes over 225 artworks from across the African continent focusing on the region south of the Sahara and covering a time period spanning early archaeological evidence to the present day. For more information: National Museum of African Art

Now through January 5, 2020 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Votes for Women-An American Awakening, 1840-1920—Exhibition reveals the women and organizations often overlooked in the narrative of women’s suffrage in the United States through portraiture, biography, and material culture. The exhibition examines the contributions of the radical women in antislavery societies, women activists of the late nineteenth century, the “New Woman” of the turn of the century, and the militant suffragists of the 1910s. For more information: National Portrait Gallery

Now through November 3 in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania:

Hex Signs: Sacred and Celestial Symbolism in Pennsylvania Dutch Barn Stars—Exhibition explores themes of sacred and celestial imagery in the traditional arts of the Pennsylvania Dutch with special emphasis on the decorated barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania and includes actual examples of barn stars, decorated objects, and related images. For more information: Glencairn Museum, (267) 502-2600.

Now through February 9, 2020 in Deerfield, Massachusetts:

Inspired Design-Asian Decorative Arts and Their Adaptations—Exhibit highlights 18th- and 19th-century Asian decorative arts and their imitations and explores how Western craftsmen adapted Asian decorative arts into a design vocabulary more familiar to them and their customers, and highlights New Englanders’ own quest for these imported goods. For more information: Historic Deerfield, (413) 774-5581.

Now through April 5, 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas:

Life in the Western Country-Arkansaw Territory from 1819-1836—Exhibit celebrates the 200th anniversary of the creation of Arkansaw Territory with historical documents and items that shed light on the culture, experiences, and beliefs of some of the state’s earliest inhabitants. For more information: Historic Arkansas Museum, (501) 324-9351.

Now through February 1, 2020 in Washington, District of Columbia:

All Work and No Pay-A History of Women’s Invisible Labor—The exhibit shows that despite making steps forward in the paid labor force, women continued to be responsible for the almost-timeless and undeniably endless unpaid work at home featuring pockets, aprons, housedresses and a variety of other costumes meant for domestic work from colonial America to the 1990s. For more information: The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, (202) 633-1000.

Now through May 27 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania:

American Beauty-Selections from the Richard M. Scaife Bequest—Exhibition showcaseses 50 paintings, celebrating Scaife’s passion for the rich traditions of American art and includes works by Martin Johnson Heade, John Frederick Kensett and Albert Bierstadt, and American Impressionist paintings by Theodore Robinson and more. For more information: The Brandywine River Museum of Art, (610) 388-2700.

Now through December 31 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania:

Thrown, Fired, and Glazed-The Redware Tradition from Pennsylvania and Beyond—Two-year exhibit, running March through December, shows more than 150 pieces each year, encompassing the history of redware- focusing on the differences between redware in Europe, the Northern United States, Southern United States and Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania’s redware tradition will be the major focus of the exhibit, covering archaeological pieces, traditional work, the creation of redware, and the revival of the art form. For more information: Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum, (717) 569-0401.

Now through September 14 in Wilton, Connecticut:

Bullets, Bonds, and Butter-Wilton Responds to War, 1776-2006—Exhibition commemorates the contributions of both the soldiers and the townsfolk who have answered the call of war and includes material from the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the war in Iraq. For more information: Wilton Historical Society, (203) 762-7257.

Now through July 28 in New York, New York:

Made in New York City-The Business of Folk Art—Exhibit portrays the people and places that were part of the city’s thrumming commercial life, and highlights the diverse mediums and formats used by the artists, artisans, and manufacturers. For more information: The American Folk Art Museum, (212) 595-9533.

Now through January 1, 2020 in Staten Island, New York:

This is a Print—Exhibition includes pieces from the newly acquired collection of historian Barnett Shepherd which includes works dating from the sixteenth through the twentieth century and surveys the history of prints and the differences amongst various mediums, including etchings, engravings, lithographs, mezzotints, and photogravures. For more information: The Noble Maritime Collection

Now through December 31 in Cooperstown, New York:

Hamiltons Final Act-Enemies and Allies—Expanded exhibition features the original handwritten letters that fueled the ongoing war of words between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. For more information: Fenimore Art Museum, (607) 547-1400.

Now through October 27 in Washington, District of Columbia:

Revolutionary Reflections-French Memories of the War for America—Exhibition focuses on the age of democratic revolutions that swept over France and challenged the old order throughout the Atlantic world and the French officers who served in the American War of Independence with journals, memoirs, and portraits reflecting their impressions of Revolutionary America and their memories of service to king and country and to the cause of American independence. For more information: The Society of the Cincinnati, (202) 785-2040.

Now through June 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana:

From Sea to Shining Sea-200 Years of American Art—Exhibition presents works that span the first two centuries of our history, highlighting the variety and strength of American artistic achievement from the colonial era through World War I. For more information: M.S. Rau Antiques, (888) 711-8084.

Now through July 14 in New Orleans, Louisiana:

Paper Revolutions-French Drawings from the New Orleans Museum of Art—Exhibition traces the politics of draftsmanship in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries featuring works on paper by celebrated painters. For more information: New Orleans Museum of Art, (504) 658-4100.

Now through September 30 in Newport, Rhode Island:

Craftsmen and Consumers-Transatlantic Commerce in 18th Century Newport—Exhibition explores Newport’s budding prominence in the transatlantic trade networks of the 18th century showcasing examples of luxury items purchased by residents from abroad and created by Newport craftsmen for sale both at home and overseas. At the Brick Market. For more information: Newport Historical Society, (401) 846-0813.

Now through August 18 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

The Impressionists Eye—Exhibit features a broad range of Impressionist sculpture, painting, and works on paper of Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Vincent van Gogh, and others shown together. For more information: Philadelphia Museum of Art, (215) 763-8100.

Now through August 18 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle—Exhibition showcases seventy works from the Museum’s collection of Yoshitoshi prints from the heroism of samurai warriors, poetic images of figures in nature, female beauty, historic accounts, ghost stories, and the horrors of the battlefield. For more information: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, (215) 684-7650.

April 20 to April 28 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire:

Baby Animals-Heritage Breeds at the Banke—Event showcases a variety of more than a dozen heirloom breeds to learn more about domestic livestock typical on coastal northern New England farms from the 17th century to present day. For more information: Strawbery Banke Museum, (603) 433-1100.

LATER THIS MONTH

April 28 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Art on the Square

April 28 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Annual Highland Sheep Shearing

April 28 in Chester, Virginia: Battle at Osborne’s Landing-Revolutionary War Re-enactment

April 29 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Garden Week Conversation with Lee Buttala: Planting History in your Garden

April 30 in Forest, Virginia: Lynchburg Garden Day

May 2 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Tenacious Women Lecture-Colonizing Women

May 2 to May 5 in Chatsworth, Georgia: Your Obedient Servant-James Monroe’s 1819 Presidential Tour

May 3 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Mr. Jefferson’s Palace Garden Party

May 3 to May 5 in Hanover, Virginia: Antiques at the Tavern

May 3 to May 4 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Eastern National Antique Show and Sale

May 4 to May 5 in Charlestown, New Hampshire: French and Indian War

May 4 in Queen Annes County, Maryland: Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

May 4 in Chincoteague, Virginia: 51st Annual Chincoteague Seafood Festival

May 4 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania: Colonial May Fair

May 4 to May 5 in Mount Vernon, Virginia: Revolutionary War Weekend

May 4 to May 5 in Rollinsford, New Hampshire: Living in the Colonel’s House - Colonial Domestic Life

May 4 to May 5 in Fort Wayne, Indiana: Muster on the St. Mary’s

May 4 to May 5 in Altoona, Pennsylvania: Ranger Skills Weekend

May 4 in Fort Lupton, Colorado: Heritage Fair

May 4 in St. Marys City, Maryland: May Day

May 4 in Canterbury, New Hampshire: Heifer Parade and Opening Day

May 4 in Weaverville, North Carolina: This Old Cabin-The Story of Log Buildings Workshop

May 4 in Saint Augustine, Florida: First Saturday Militia Muster

May 4 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Pontine Theatre and the Enfield Shaker Singers

May 4 to May 5 in North Augusta, South Carolina: Colonial Times-Under the Crown & Trades Fair

May 4 in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania: Artisans In The Park Spring Show

May 4 to May 5 in West Friendship, Maryland: Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival

May 4 to May 5 in Fort Ashby, West Virginia: Fort Ashby Days

May 4 in Kempton, Pennsylvania: Historic Barns of Albany Township

May 4 in Chesterfield, Virginia: 400th Anniversary of Falling Creek Ironworks

May 4 to May 5 in Vevay, Indiana: Domestic Skills Frolic

May 5 in Maeystown, Illinois: Fruehlingsfest Antique and Garden Show

May 5 to May 12 in Forest, Virginia: Architectural Restoration Behind-the-Scenes Tours

May 5 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania: c1800s Strassburger Farmstead, NRHP

May 5 in Charlottesville, Virginia: Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase

May 5 in Staten Island, New York: Yankee Peddler Day

May 7 in Mount Vernon, Virginia: Ford Evening Book Talk

May 8 to May 11 in Parkersburg, West Virginia: Rendezvous on the River

May 9 to May 12 in Chatsworth, Georgia: Your Obedient Servant-James Monroe’s 1819 Presidential Tour

May 10 to May 11 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Herb & Garden Faire at Landis Valley

May 10 to May 11 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Mother Tongue

May 10 to May 12 in Louisville, Kentucky: Gardeners Fair

May 10 to May 11 in Fishersville, Virginia: Shenandoah Antiques Expo

May 10 to May 12 in Ewing, Virginia: The Raid at Martin’s Station

May 11 in Huntsville, Alabama: Celtic Day

May 11 in Baltimore City, Maryland: Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

May 11 to May 12 in Bethesda, Maryland: Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

May 11 in Petaluma, California: Americana Art Fest

May 11 to May 12 in Asheville, North Carolina: Southern Highland Craft Guilds Fiber Weekend

May 11 to May 12 in Elsah, Illinois: Spring Festival

May 11 in Little Rock, Arkansas: Arkansas Territorial Fair

May 11 to May 12 in Annapolis, Maryland: William Paca Garden Plant Sale

May 11 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Jamestown Day

May 11 to May 12 in Big Pool, Maryland: For the Defence of this Province-Artillery and Musketry

May 11 in Media, Pennsylvania: Sheep Shearing

May 11 to May 12 in Mumford, New York: Opening Day & Mother’s Day

May 11 in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania: Encampment Day 2019

May 11 in Mystic, Connecticut: Original Slow Food Movement

May 11 in Jamestown, Rhode Island: Sheep Shearing Day

May 11 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania: Quaker Women in the 17th century

May 11 in Norwich, Connecticut: Life of Colonial Women

May 11 in Zoar, Ohio: Maifest

May 11 in Millersburg, Ohio: Antiques In The Alley

May 12 in Forest, Virginia: Mother’s Day & Women of Poplar Forest Tours

May 12 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts: From Primrose to Poppies-Shaker Medicinal Herbs

May 15 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Read the Revolution Speaker Series

May 15 in Mason Neck, Virginia: Film Screening-Gina’s Journey-The Search for William Grimes

May 15 in Richmond, Virginia: John Marshall, the Supreme Court and the Trail of Tears

May 16 to May 18 in Williamsburg, Virginia: Mother Tongue

May 16 to May 19 in Chicago, Illinois: Chicago Antiques, Art, Design Show

May 16 in Worcester, Massachusetts: Women’s Rights in Images, 1848-1876

May 17 to May 19 in Huntsville, Texas: General Sam Houston Folk Festival

May 17 to May 19 in Ticonderoga, New York: Annual War College of the Seven Years War

May 17 to May 18 in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania: Penn Dry Goods Market

May 17 in Lansdale, Ohio: Night Life Tours

May 17 in Lansdale, Pennsylvania: Night Life Tours

May 18 in Baltimore County, Maryland: Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

May 18 in Tacoma, Washington: Queen Victoria’s Birthday

May 18 in Wetumpka, Alabama: War of 1812

May 18 to May 19 in Edgewater, Maryland: Shore Party

May 18 in Piscataway, New Jersey: History Day Antiques Show

May 18 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma: Sequoyah Day

May 18 in Forest, Virginia: The Day is Past & Gone-A Trilogy of Slave Life at Poplar Forest

May 18 to May 19 in Vonore, Tennessee: Garrison Weekend

May 18 in New Bern, North Carolina: Colonial Market Day

May 18 to May 19 in Burlington, North Carolina: Fight for the Backcountry-Battle of Alamance Reenactment

May 18 in Farmingdale, New Jersey: Craft Market, Festival and Spring Auction

May 18 to May 19 in Westminster, Maryland: Blacksmith Days

May 18 in Wiscasset, Maine: A Revolutionary Tea and the Story of the Real Betsy Ross

May 18 to May 19 in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri: Spring Garden Walk

May 18 to May 19 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia: Siege of Fort Randolph

May 18 in Sleepy Hollow, New York: Celebrate Pinkster

May 18 to May 19 in Danvers, Massachusetts: Into the Countryside-Preparations for War

May 19 in Carroll County, Maryland: Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

May 19 in Campton Hills, Illinois: Rare Breeds Show

May 19 in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania: Washington Crossing the Delaware-Emanuel Leutze’s Masterpiece

May 19 in Middletown, Virginia: Dinner Series Event-Parlor Concert

May 19 in Upper Freehold, New Jersey: Walnford Day

May 19 in Staten Island, New York: Sea Shanty Sessions

May 19 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Dancing Around the Maypole

EXHIBITIONS OPENING THIS MONTH

May 1 to October 31 in Shelburne, Vermont: Ink + Icons: Album Quilts from the Permanent Collection

May 3 to December 30 in Plymouth, Massachusetts: pathFOUNDERS-Women of Plymouth

May 11 to December 1, 2020 in Salem, Massachusetts: A Passion for American Art:

May 11 to October 27 in Zoar, Ohio: Sense of Zoar

May 18 to August 11 in Baltimore, Maryland: Animal Tales

May 18 to September 1 in Saco, Maine: Craft and Comfort:-Furniture for the Saco Home

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