Join us on Saturday, June 23 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm for our FREE Heritage Day event. Grab a picnic lunch and enjoy your day with us as we continue to celebrate the 1950s in Montgomery County with fun activities for persons of all ages!
Some of the day’s highlights will include:
- Record your memories of living and/or growing up in Montgomery County at our oral history tent
- Play nostalgic lawn games including hopscotch and “gunny” or potato sack races on the grounds of the Beall-Dawson Museum
- Create vintage arts and crafts including plah-doh and paint-by-number masterpieces, and paper dolls
- Strike a pose by our Hot Shoppes booth using clothing and accessories from our dress-up station
- Celebrate the final hoorah of our year-long exhibit “BOOM: The 1950s in Montgomery County” with a self-guided tour and kid-friendly scavenger hunt
- Enjoy a Jane C. Sween Library book sale as well as a sale at the Museum Gift Shop, including discounts on 1950s-themed books!
- Bonus Activities:
- Talk with the 19th century doctor at his newly interpreted medical office at the Stonestreet Museum. Explore his herbal remedies in his medicinal garden and even “meet” a farmhand patient!
- Meet with members of the Genealogy Club to learn more about your family history. Bring names of family members who were born before 1940 and check out available tools to find your ancestors!
The fun will continue with FREE admission to the Museums on Sunday, June 24.
For more information, please contact Program Manager, Maria Strohmayer.
Heritage Days is hosted annually by Heritage Montgomery. Since 2004, this FREE festival highlights historic, cultural, and outdoor recreation sites in Montgomery County.
For information on the 40+ sites participating in this year’s Heritage Days Weekend, visit Heritage Montgomery’s website.