Guided Nature Hike: Animal Tracking

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore the changes in the Potomac River landscape over time. This weekend’s guided nature hike is Animal Tracking. Learn the basics of animal tracking and how to solve…

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Guided Nature Hike: Indigenous Trees

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore the changes in the Potomac River landscape over time. This weekend’s guided nature hike is Indigenous Trees. Learn how to identify trees native to Piscataway Park while…

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Guided Nature Hike: Nature Photography

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore the changes in the Potomac River landscape over time. This weekend’s guided nature hike is Nature Photography. Learn some tips and tricks for photographing nature on your…

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Guided Nature Hike: Forest Bathing

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore the changes in the Potomac River landscape over time. This weekend’s guided nature hike is Forest Bathing. Slow down and spend some time taking in the forest.…

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Hands-on History: Food Preservation

See the skills and trades of 1770 in action, led by local experts and educators in authentic historic dress. This weekend on the National Colonial Farm, explore 18th-century food preservation methods. Help dry fruit for the fall and winter months, see how root vegetables are stored, and check out the 18th-centuries version of the fruit…

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Guided Nature Hike: Nature Journaling

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore the changes in the Potomac River landscape over time. This weekend’s hike is Nature Journaling! A guided hike which includes tips for how to keep your very…

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Children’s Day

Spend a day in the life of 18th-century Marylanders! The year is 1770, and this small farm is bustling with activity. Discover the sights, sounds, and even some of the smells that the children of the past experienced every day. You’ll even get to take home your very own keepsake from times of yore! $5/person,…

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Farm to Community Table

The 2019 Accokeek Foundation Agriculture Conservation Corps (ACC) interns present a “Farm to Community Table” lunch series featuring food grown, harvested, and prepared by the interns with help from local chefs. FOREST TO TABLE July 19, 1-3 pm Taste the forest instead of wasting the forest. This lunch features native edibles harvested from the forest.…

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Museum Theater: Reunion of Cate & Jack

Experience the drama of family life in 1770 with scripted vignettes featuring residents of the National Colonial Farm. This weekend’s theater presentation is “Reunion of Cate & Jack: A Cate Sharper Story.” In 1765 Cate Sharper’s son Jack was sold away before he had even reached his 13th year of life. Heartbroken at the loss…

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