Events

March 11, 2017 – Opening Day at the Benson-Hammond House

Winter maintenance is over and the historic Benson-Hammond House is once again ready to welcome visitors!  The house is open from 11 – 3 on Saturdays and 12 – 3 on Sundays.  Closed on holidays.

May 6, 2017 – Spring Book Sale

9am – 3pm at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building, 19 Crain Hwy S, Glen Burnie, MD 21061. Come browse our hundreds of books, most priced at $1.00 or less. Vintage books and collections are also for sale. For information, call Jack Wisthoff at 410-255-7777.

May 13, 2017 – Spring Flea Market

8am – 3pm.  Browse tables of treasures on the grounds of the Benson-Hammond House.  For more information, contact Becky Morris at 443-837-8196.  Rain date: May 14, 2017.

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June 3, 2017 – 27th Annual Strawberry Festival

The 27th Annual Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday, June 3th, 10 – 4 at the Benson-Hammond House. (Rain date is June 4th.)  Celebrate All Things Strawberry and Anne Arundel County’s Agricultural Heritage. The Festival will include quality crafts, demonstrations, strawberry wine and shortcake and entertainment for both children and adults.  For additional information call Becky Morris at 443-837-8196.

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August 6, 2017 – Day Lily Extravaganza

Noon – 3pm on the grounds of the Benson-Hammond House.  The Free State Day Lily Society will offer dozens of beautiful varieties of day lily bulbs to brighten your garden for summer.

September 9, 2017 – Fall Flea Market

8am – 2pm.  Browse tables of treasures on the grounds of the Benson-Hammond House.   Vendor applications will be posted on our web site closer to the date.  For more information contact Becky Morris at 443-837-8196.  Rain date: September 10, 2017.

October 7, 2017 – Fall Book Sale

9am – 3pm at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building, 19 Crain Hwy S, Glen Burnie, MD 21061.  For information, call Jack Wisthoff at 410-255-7777.

November 4, 2017 – Historical Society Seminar

10am to 4pm.  The topic this year will be Archaeology in Anne Arundel County with speakers who will talk about the latest excavations in the area and the fascinating relics they are uncovering. Some of those relics will also be on display!  More information will be available closer to the event but your contact is Becky Morris, 443-837-8196.

November 18, 2017 – Open House at The Shop at Jones Station

10am – 3pm.  Come shop for those unique Christmas gifts and bring the kids to see Santa Claus!

December 2&3, 2017 – Annual Holiday Open House

Saturday and Sunday from 1pm – 5pm at the Benson-Hammond House.  Enjoy punch and cookies, tour the house and browse our Museum Shop.   Admission and parking is free.