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Veterans Book Club: Beyond the Call
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. This month's selection is Beyond the Call by Eileen Rivers.

A Spirited Tale: A Historical Look at Distilleries in the Woolery’s District
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: Adults
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Join us to learn about the Great Whiskey Heist, the role of distilleries in making ammunition during World War I, and the medicinal properties of Maryland rye whiskey, as Dr. Fraser shares the histories of distilleries located in Tannery and Cedarhurst. Dr. Fraser is an avid historian and former curator of the Gatehouse Museum in Sykesville, MD. This program presented in partnership with the Finksburg Planning and Citizen’s Council (FPACC).

Pearl Harbor: Day of Infamy
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ages: 13 - Adults, Adults
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In honor of the 78th anniversary of Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941), Henry Endres, a World War II reenactor, will speak about this Day of Infamy. Learn about what led up to the attack, hear an hour-by-hour account and about some of the people who lost their lives, and see some rare memorabilia from that fateful day.

Duffy & Ro: Americana and Country Music
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Blending the styles of modern country, Americana, and traditional American music into a mix of beautiful vocal harmonies and well-constructed guitar duets, Duffy & Ro bring new life and a fresh perspective to tunes of yesteryear. Their music is sure to inspire and warm the heart of any listener.

 

Veterans Book Club: Smoky the Brave
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. This month's selection is Smoky the Brave by Damien Lewis.

American Girl® Winter Party
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 5 - 10
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Bring your American Girl® doll and join us for crafts, activities, and indoor winter fun!

The Log Cabin Caner
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages
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Local caner Rick Barrick is fond of antique treasures, most especially chairs. Twelve years ago, he learned how to revive and save the life of chairs in need of caning by taking a traditional art class at the Carroll County Farm Museum; he has saved hundreds of chairs, including antique American ones. Watch Barrick as he weaves natural materials together to create a surface that is sturdy and surprisingly strong. Bring your questions, and even your small chairs, and Rick will have the answers.

Quilt Trunk Show
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages: 8 - Adults, Adults
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Warm up this winter by attending a quilt show presented by local master quilter, Barb Myers, who will display an array of her quilts. This two-hour program is for non-quilters and quilters alike. Come wrap yourself up in the stories and history of American quilts, as well as hearing about the current trends in quilting. Don't miss the exhibition and stories of Valor Quilts, that honor our military heroes for their service to our country. In the event of inclement weather, the snow date will be Saturday, January 25.

Veterans Book Club: Valley Forge
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ages: Adults
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In partnership with the Carroll County Veterans Advisory Council, we invite veterans, current military and reservists, and family members to join us for an evening of discussion, fellowship, and camaraderie. This month's selection is Valley Forge by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

Bubble Gum Taste Test
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 4 - 12
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Celebrate National Bubble Gum Day as we learn more about the history and science behind one of America's favorite things! We will end the program with a taste test of various brands and flavors to see which one will be declared Mount Airy's favorite!