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Friday, May 21,2010 at 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Cherry Hill Farmhouse and the Victorian Society.
Explore the Spiritualism movement with historian Joan Chaconas. She will discuss the Lincolns and their involvement with Spiritualism. $5.00. Call 703-248-5171 to reserve a space at the Community Center , 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church.

Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cherry Hill Farm, 312 Park Ave., Falls Church. Free. Experience the Civil War through the eyes of soldiers, civilians and African Americans in this all day reenactment that includes firing and drilling exercises, spy stories, a bus tour of local historic sites and Georgia Meadows’ extensive mid-19th century mourning collection. Call 703-248-5171 for more information.

Learn about Civil War soldiers and spies, make hard tack and try decoding spy messages. Ages 8 and up. Cherry Hill Farmhouse in Falls Church. 10 a.m. – Noon. Fee:$8. Call 703-248-5171.

Week 1: Monday, June 28 – Friday, July 2, 10am-3pm

Week 2: Tuesday, July 6 – Friday, July 9, 10am – noon

Paint and play your way into the past! European masterworks by Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck, and mmore serve as the inspiration for activities including arts and crafts, games, and cooking. Week 1 is for ages 8-12 and Week 2 is open to children 5-8.

Week 1: Residents of Prince George’s & Montgomery Counties $30; $135 all 5 days / Non-Residents $36; $144 all 5 days. Advance payment required by June 21.

Week 2: Residents of Prince George’s & Montgomery Counties $15; $55 allĀ 4 days / Non-Residents $18; $60 all 5 days. Advance payment required by June 28.

Riversdale House Museum

301.864.0420/ TTY 301.446.3302/ riversdale@pgparks.com

Sunday, June 20, 2010 noon

The Riversdale Kitchen Guild preserves berries from the garden.

Regular admission fees, includes tour of house $3 adults/ $2 seniors/ $1 students 5-18/ FREE children 4 & under.

Riversdale House Museum

301.864.0420/ TTY 301.446.3302/ riversdale@pgparks.com

Saturday, June 5, 2010 10am & Sunday, June 6, 2010 noon

See how the ancients Romans fought as living history interpreters of Legion XX pitch their camp on the lawn. They may have to fight the marauding Celts! Admission to the grounds includes all activities.

$5/ $3 students

Riversdale House Museum

301.864.0420/ TTY 301.446.3302/ riversdale@pgparks.com

Sunday, May 23, 2010 noon

The Riversdale Kitchen Guild churns butter, distills herbal infusions, and more.

Regular admission fees, includes tour of house $3 adults/ $2 seniors/ $1 students 5-18/ FREE children 4 & under

Riversdale House Museum

301.864.0420/ TTY 301.446.3302/ riversdale@pgparks.com

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 7:30pm

Listen to Don Shomette, underwater archaeologist, as he presents his lecture New Perspectives on the Battle of Bladensburg.

$5; students $2.50

Riversdale House Museum

301.864.0420/ TTY 301.446.3302/ riversdale@pgparks.com

Sunday, May 9, noon-3:15pm

Bring your mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, or other special lady for a free guided tour of the house during open hours. Limited to one free tour per paid admission.

$3 adults/ $2 seniors/ $1 students 5-18/ FREE children 4 & under

Riversdale House Museum

301.864.0420/ TTY 301.446.3302/ riversdale@pgparks.com

Saturday, April 24, 2010 1pm

Riversdale lays a bountiful table with the locally-grown produce of the kitchen garden and orchard, prepared using historic recipes. Capacity is limited and advance payment required by April 16.

Residents of Prince George’s & Montgomery Counties $30; Non-Residents $34

Riversdale House Museum

301.864.0420/ TTY 301.446.3302/ riversdale@pgparks.com