Lattes with Lambs

Lattes with Lambs is going VIRAL. Oh wait, we mean virtual, because of the coronavirus. Each April, the Accokeek Foundation welcomes and celebrates the arrival of the new barnyard babies with a festival—the adorably named Lattes with Lambs. Visitors from all over the area descend on Piscataway Park to enjoy hot caffeinated beverages and fresh…

Homeschool Day

The Accokeek Foundation presents a Black History Month program designed for homeschoolers! Join us on Wednesday, February 5 from 10 am to 12 pm to learn about the struggles of the enslaved and how they communicated through spirituals when planning their escape to freedom, and honor their journey on the Underground Railroad. $20/Student (Adults and children…

First Families of the Moyaone

Honor the past, present, and future of Piscataway heritage with this special “First Families of the Moyaone” weekend experience presented by Living the American Indian Experience. On November 23 and 24, enjoy demonstrations and hands-on workshops highlighting traditional and modern Piscataway culture.   1-2 pm: Kentkatam (Let’s Dance) program (free to attend) 2-3 pm: Jewelry…

Winter’s Eve

Celebrate the season at the Accokeek Foundation’s annual Winter’s Eve celebration! Tour the National Colonial Farm by candlelight while its halls are decked for the holidays, listen to caroling around the bonfire, and enjoy roast-your-own-chestnuts. Visit the crafting tent to create earth-friendly holiday gifts and make a wreath from farm-fresh greenery. Warm-up with a trip…

Homeschool Day

The Accokeek Foundation presents a Native American Heritage month program designed for homeschoolers! Join us on Wednesday, November 6 from 10 am to 12 pm to explore the indigenous culture of the Chesapeake region through story-telling and nature. Also, join us on February 5 from 10 am to 12 pm for a homeschool program in…

Tails on Trails

Celebrate Halloween with your furry friend in Piscataway Park! This is the fall day on the farm your pup has always dreamed of. You and your dog can partake in classic fall activities like hayrides, trick-or-treating, and snacking on pumpkin-flavored everything. Tails on Trails also features a canine costume contest, so make sure Fido comes…

Twilight Tours

There’s something spooky happening on the National Colonial Farm this October! Join the Accokeek Foundation to tour the National Colonial Farm after dark while listening to some of our favorite real-life and legendary ghost tales from Maryland history. But keep your eyes and ears open…you never know who or what you might encounter! $10/person $5…

Hands-on History: Holiday Traditions

See the skills and trades of 1770 in action during this fall’s hands-on history demonstrations. This weekend’s theme is Holiday Traditions. Warm yourself by the fire, enjoy a glass of wassail, and take home a fresh-dipped candle! Hands-on History demonstrations take place on the National Colonial Farm between 1 and 5 pm. They are free…

Hands-on History: Sacred Tobacco on Sacred Ground

See the skills and trades of 1770 in action during this fall’s hands-on history demonstrations. This weekend’s theme is Sacred Tobacco on Sacred Ground. Learn about the sacred uses of tobacco throughout the history of the Potomac region. Hands-on History demonstrations take place on the National Colonial Farm between 1 and 5 pm. They are…