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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Once On This Island

Olney

From the Tony Award-winning creators of RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL comes a glorious, Caribbean-infused family musical of enormous heart and magical wisdom. In almost non-stop song and dance, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND follows the storys young heroine, Ti Moune, on her quest to prove love is more powerful than the forces of prejudice, hatred and death. Full of capricious gods, island magic, and joyous dance numbers, Olneys production is directed by Alan Muraoka, proprietor of Sesame Streets Hoopers Store since 1997.

Spring Break Camps: Hands-on History!

Sandy Spring

Spring Break Camps: Hands-on History! Participate in tons of hands-on activities, games and crafts! Learn about life as a child 100 years ago Recreate historic food recipes Work with real craftspeople on traditional and historic arts Learn traditional and historic games Take a Journey on the Underground Railroad Become an archaeologist for a day March 24-28, 2014 9am-4pm; Aftercare available until 6pm $250 per camper for the week; Contact the museum for partial week or daily rates $80 for aftercare for the week To REGISTER fill out the online registration form Email Kpalich@sandyspringmuseum.org

Once On This Island

Olney

From the Tony Award-winning creators of RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL comes a glorious, Caribbean-infused family musical of enormous heart and magical wisdom. In almost non-stop song and dance, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND follows the storys young heroine, Ti Moune, on her quest to prove love is more powerful than the forces of prejudice, hatred and death. Full of capricious gods, island magic, and joyous dance numbers, Olneys production is directed by Alan Muraoka, proprietor of Sesame Streets Hoopers Store since 1997.