(CT) Thru November 2023, DESTINATION WESTPORT WALKING TOURS, Ages 7+. Westport Museum for History and Culture, 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, 06880. (203)222-1424, email@example.com. Explore Westport on foot! Walk through cemeteries, public parks, and well-known streets to hear stories from our communities past. Members $10, Non-Members $15. Visit www.westporthistory.org for information on all the different tours offered.
(PA) Sundays, FREE FAMILY SUNDAYS, 10am-5pm, all ages. National Museum of Industrial History, 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, 610-694-6644, firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the National Museum of Industrial History on Sundays when youth 12 and under receive free admission when accompanied by an adult. Cost included with admission. www.nmih.org.
(OH) September 1, 2023, OPENING WEEKEND OF THE DALE E. WARTHER MEMORIAL EXHIBIT: FORGED THROUGH GENERATIONS. All ages. Ernest Warther Museum & Gardens, 331 Karl Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622, 330-505-6003. email@example.com. We are so excited to announce our plans for a new permanent exhibit coming Labor Day Weekend 2023. This exhibit, the Dale E. Warther Memorial: Forged Through Generations Exhibit will feature knives designed, crafted, and forged by the Warther Family from some of Mooney’s first knives to more recent knives created by 4th Generation family members. Admission dependent on age (all listed on website.) warthermuseum.com.
(MD) September 2, 2023, DRAYDEN AFRICAN AMERICAN SCHOOLHOUSE OPEN HOUSE, 11:00 am-2:00 pm. Drayden African American Schoolhouse, 18287 Cherryfield Road, Drayden, Maryland 20630, 301-994-1471. The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions (UCAC), will be offering free Open Houses for visitors and the community at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse in Drayden. The Drayden African American Schoolhouse is one of the nation’s best-preserved one-room African American schoolhouses, and its story represents a significant part of St. Mary’s County’s African American history. The St. Mary’s County Museum Division also offers special programs for school, bus, and other tour groups who would like to schedule a visit to the Drayden site. Individual visitors who would like to see the schoolhouse during times outside open house hours can contact the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum at (301) 994-1471 to arrange a visit. For more information about the Drayden African American Schoolhouse Open Houses, programs, admission prices, and more, visit the Drayden African American Schoolhouse Facebook page at Facebook.com/DraydenSchool or call (301) 994-1471.
(MD) September 9, 2023: HIBERNATE, MIGRATE OR ADAPT, 2 PM, St. Clement’s Island Museum (38370 Point Breeze Rd Coltons Point, MD 20626-2011. All ages are invited to enjoy new outdoor activities while visiting St. Clement’s Island Museum on the second Saturday of the month throughout the year. Price is included in regular museum admission. Call ahead to pre-register. Registration is not required but encouraged so that we can ensure enough materials for participants. Please also call location for more information on the weathering-out policy. More information: (301) 769-2222 or Facebook.com/SCIMuseum museums.stmarysmd.com.
(MS) September 15-16, 2023, HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL, Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur Street, Moss Point, MS 39563, (228) 475-0825, firstname.lastname@example.org. 9am-3pm. Vendor, exhibitors, storytelling, banding, live animals. Fun and educational for all ages. Adults: $10. Seniors: $8; Children: $5. Group rates available. https://pascagoula.audubon.org/.
(CT) September 16, 2023, MOCK COLONIAL WEDDING, 5-7pm, Ages 12+. Westport Museum for History & Culture, 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, 06880, (203)222-1424, email@example.com. Join us for an exclusive wedding* from the past! Our bride and groom will be dressed in their finest 1770s garb with authentic vows from the period. Experience how a ceremony from the past both differs and rings true compared to today. Refreshments and a toast to the couple will accompany dancing to follow the ceremony. Tickets for our event are $50 for non-members, and $40 for members. Register online below. Tickets are nonrefundable. In the event you must cancel, we will consider your purchase a donation and will happily issue you a donation receipt. *Please note this is not a legal marriage ceremony. Favors generously donated by Chocolatieree. FREE. www.westporthistory.org/events/mock-colonial-wedding/.
(PA) September 17, 2023, S.T.E.A.M. ADVENTURES, 11am-3pm. National Museum of Industrial History, 602 East Second Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, 610-694-6644, firstname.lastname@example.org. Join us on the third Sunday of each month between 11 and free for a drop-in style family program to engage in S.T.E.A.M. concepts like building, engineering, and strategic thinking. Each month has a new theme! As part of our Free Family Sunday program, all youth 12 and under receive free admission when accompanied by an adult. Free. www.nmih.org.
(VA) September 23, 2023, PUPPAPALOOZA, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, All Ages. Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24016, 540-342-5670 ext. 104, email@example.com
Bring your dog; Face Painting; Caricatures With Your Dog(s); Pet Costume Contest; Kids Corner with Pet-Focused Activities and Crafts; Vendors for Shopping. Cost: ages 18-59: $12; ages 60 & up: $10; ages 13-16: $10; ages 3-12: $8. www.vmt.org.