Brookeville

Established in 1794, Brookeville is one of the county’s earliest settlements.  The small town is known as “U.S. Capital for a Day,” where the President James Madison fled when the British burned Washington, D.C. in the War of 1812. 

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Town of Brookeville

Stroll though this quaint town including the Brookeville Academy (circa 1810), the recently restored 19th-century one room schoolhouse, and the…

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The Tempest

Olney

Shakespeares glorious tale of magical creatures, love and forgiveness on a faraway island is sure to captivate in our outdoor space, the Root Family Stage. In celebration of their 65th consecutive year of touring, well be returning to an old format weve used in the past, in which National Players veterans compose half of the cast of this professional show, mentoring current National Players who take the younger roles.

Sandy Spring Clay Works Clay Exploration Camp

Sandy Spring

Sandy Spring Clayworks Clay Exploration Camp! Week 1: July 14-18, 2014 9am-12pm Register by June 30th Week 2: July 28-August 1, 2014 9am-12pm Register by July 14th Ages 8-13 Come join us this summer to get down and dirty with clay! We will explore hand building techniques for creating, sculpting, and decorating both useful and whimsical pieces, such as tiles, figurines and pots. Pieces may be glazed or painted after a bisque firing. Nature will be our inspiration!

The Tempest

Olney

Shakespeares glorious tale of magical creatures, love and forgiveness on a faraway island is sure to captivate in our outdoor space, the Root Family Stage. In celebration of their 65th consecutive year of touring, well be returning to an old format weve used in the past, in which National Players veterans compose half of the cast of this professional show, mentoring current National Players who take the younger roles.