Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

National Parks Week

  • April 21-April 29

Celebrate National Parks week at Monocacy National Battlefield with three different events in April. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

    5201 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

  • April 26 at 6:45

Hessler book.jpgJoin the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable to learn about Daniel Sickles. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864

Civil War Lecture on the Battle of Chickamauga

  • April 26 at 7:30 PM

burnside2.jpgLearn about the Battle of Chickamauga at the April meeting of the Hagerstown Civil War Round Table. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

    1650 Pullman Lane
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-766-9516
    $

Retreat from Gettysburg: A Bus Tour with Eric Wittenberg

  • April 27-28

Untitled design (15).pngFollow in the footsteps of Lee's retreat from Gettysburg with this two-day experience. Read More

  • Clarion Inn Frederick Event Center

    5400 Holiday Drive
    Frederick, MD 21703
  • Website
    540-687-5188
    $

11th Annual C&O Canal Days - Hancock

  • April 28 at 9 AM

CPD_logo_small-150.jpgVolunteer on the C&O Canal as part of the park's largest volunteer stewardship event of the year. Read More

  • Hancock Visitor Center

    439 E. Main St.
    Hancock, MD 21750
  • Website
    301-745-8888

A Day in the Park

  • April 28 at 10 AM

Children of all ages are invited to spend a day in the park at Harpers Ferry. Read More

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    171 Shoreline Dr.
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Website
    304-535-6029

Painting the Past

  • April 28 at 1 PM

Before and After.jpgPaint toy soldiers and learn about Civil War uniforms and camp life at Monocacy National Battlefield.

Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

    5201 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • 301-662-3515

Dr. Hunter McGuire: Medical Director, Surgeon, Confidant

  • April 28 at 2:30 PM

Dr.-McGuire.jpgLearn about the life of notable Confederate surgeon Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864
    $

Hood's Counterattack Hike

  • April 29 at 1 PM

hike.jpgHike Antietam National Battlefield with a ranger and learn about the battle. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    5831 Dunker Church Road
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5124
    $

49th Annual Flower and Plant Market

  • May 4-6 at Union Mills Homestead

F&P Mill.jpgCelebrate spring at historic Union Mills Homestead. Read More

  • Union Mills Homestead

    3311 Littlestown Pike
    Westminster, MD 21158
  • 410-848-2288

11th Annual C&O Canal Days - Point of Rocks

  • May 5 at 9 AM

CPD_logo_small-150.jpgVolunteer on the C&O Canal as part of the park's largest volunteer stewardship event of the year. Read More

  • Point of Rocks Boat Ramp

  • Website
    301-745-8888

One Vast Hospital – Civil War Walking Tour in Downtown Frederick

  • May 5 at 3 PM

Frederick-City-Charles-Johnson.jpgJoin the National Museum of Civil War Medicine to walk in the footsteps of doctors, nurses, soldiers and civilians who cared for 8,000 wounded soldiers in Downtown Frederick. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864

“Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread”

  • May 5 at 1 PM

A historic bread and baked goods sale, in partnership with the Harpers Ferry Park Association. Read More

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    171 Shoreline Dr.
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Website
    304-535-6029

Terrible Swift Sword: Raising A New Army of US Colored Troops

  • May 5-6, 11 AM

Learn about Harpers Ferry’s role in the recruitment of US Colored Troops during 1864 Read More

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    171 Shoreline Dr.
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Website
    301-535-6029

Botanical Invasion

  • May 7 at 10 AM

Take a walk on Virginius Island and learn how to identify and record invasive plant species with your smart phone. Read More

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    171 Shoreline Dr.
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Website
    301-535-6029

Jewish Americans and the Civil War

  • May 10 at 7 PM

Learn about the many roles Jewish Americans played during the Civil War with National Museum of Civil War Medicine volunteer Brad Stone. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864

Meet the Authors

  • May 12 at 12 PM

thomas barn.jpgHear from authors and experts on the Battle of Monocacy during this panel discussion. Read More

  • Thomas Barn

    4460 Baker Valley Road
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

The Search For McClellan’s Headquarters

  • May 12 at 11 AM

Pry Gardner.jpgDiscover the role that the Pry House played (or didn’t play) during the bloodiest day in American history. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

    18906 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    301-695-1864

City Farming: Food in the Backyard

  • May 12-13 at 11 AM

In partnership with the Harpers Ferry Park Association. Purchase heirloom vegetables and seeds from the Bookshop to start your own kitchen garden. Read More

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    171 Shoreline Dr.
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Website
    304-535-6029

Bonnets and Bowties Garden Party

  • May 19 at 4:30 PM

Bonnets-Bow-Ties.jpgJoin Heritage Frederick at their annual garden party, this year celebrating the Preakness Stakes. Read More

  • Heritage Frederick

    24 E. Church Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-663-1188
    $

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