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    On The Calendar for October!

    October 1, 8 - 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Yearning to Breathe Free: Westminster's Greek Immigrants
    An Exhibition develop in a joint partnership of The Historical Society of Carroll County and The Authors of Honoring Our Heritage: The Greek Families of Westminster, Maryland.
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    October 15 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
    Past Times for Children - Doctors and Medicine
    Doctors and their medicine were very different in the 1800s. Children will learn about a doctor's visit to their home and the treatments they used to heal their patients. Through creative play and activities, the students will become the doctors and their children. A craft will be made to take home to continue their 1800s adventure.
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    October 15 - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Pumpkin Palooza
    Join the freaky fun with your family. Pumpkin carving demonstration*, Children's pumpkin decorating*, Vintage Halloween activities, Skeleton scavenger hunt, BOOtique - shop for Halloween, Exhibition of traditional Halloween items, Lecture on the history of Halloween, Pumpkin judging by local dignitaries, Cookies & cider, Pumpkin illumination at twilight, *Fee for carving & decorating activities (includes pumpkin).
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    October 18 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    Box Lunch Talks - A Love Affair with Antrim 1844
    In 1844, Col. Andrew Ege built a magnificent home on the outskirts of Taneytown. He called the house "Antrim" in honor of his home county in Ireland. Today, Antrim 1844 is a nationally-known inn and restaurant. Owner Dorothy Mollett examines the history of the property and tells the story of restoring the house to its original splendor.
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    Artisans at Work: Inspirations from the Past

    Activities at Westminster’s

    Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

    10 AM – 4 PM
    Hand-crafted artisan demonstrations such as:
    • Tinsmithing
    • Blacksmithing
    • Chair caning
    • Candle making
    • Weaving
    • Quilting
    • Scrimshaw powder horn carving

    Experience the Past at Emerald Hill (old City Hall):
    1838 Emerald Hill Lane, Westminster MD
    Contact HSCC:  410-848-6494, ext. 200

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