Friday, November 17, 2017

Open for Tours Nov. 18th & 19th

Schifferstadt is open Nov. 18th and Nov.19th from 1pm - 4pm.


Holiday gift items available in the Gift Shop include beeswax candles, vintage wood painted signs with German sayings, hand-blown glass, local pottery, and more.


For local Fredericktonians who love historic buildings - commemorative postcards of the buildings of Frederick High School are for sale in the shop as well.



Thursday, November 9, 2017

Open for Tours Nov. 11th and 12th

Stop in to see Schifferstadt this weekend 1pm - 4pm. We have Schifferstadt ornaments and hand-painted wood signs with German sayings. 
Save the date: Museums By Candlelight is December 9th, 12noon - 6pm.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Open November 4th & 5th for Tours

Schifferstadt is indeed open for tours 1pm - 4pm on Saturday Nov. 4th and Sunday Nov. 5th. We have some great things in the gift shop too!


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Nov 4th - Guest Speaker presentation - Archaeology of Schifferstadt by Hettie Ballweber

We hope you can come.  Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
 FREE! but donations are welcome!
This event will be at the Frederick Visitors Center
 on Saturday Nov. 4th.


Thursday, October 26, 2017

Open October 28 and 29 for Tours

Our museum docents Jennie, Bernie, Olivia and Beth will be giving tours this weekend, 1pm - 4pm. They will share their knowledge of this rare historic landmark and of the family who built it. 

Our Oktoberfest event was fantastic - with record breaking attendance.  If you came to that event - thank you for your support!!! If you haven't ever been to Oktoberfest, check it out next year. It is always the third weekend in October.

Our Annual Meeting is November 4th at 6pm at the Visitors Center. It is open to our members - and to the public. Please RSVP if you plan to come. The guest speaker is Hettie Ballweber who will make a presentation about the archaeology of Schifferstadt.
Details will be posted here shortly.



 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Oktoberfest is Oct. 21 & 22



Celebrate fall on the grounds of a picturesque, historic German farmhouse.


This traditional festival features juried arts, crafts, cultural activities, German sausage, beer, strudel, and oompah band, and colonial history demonstrators and children’s fun. Event hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 12 noon to 5 p.m. www.FrederickLandmarks.org.


Over 34 artisans and many historical demonstrators and presenters are featured. Contact 301-663-3885, or email info@fredericklandmarks.org for details.

Rotary of Fredericktowne is our partner in hosting this event.


Tours of Museum are offered for a discount. (12 and under free).  Proceeds help maintain Schifferstadt.


Saturday:
11am, 11:30am, 12noon, 12:30pm,  2pm,  2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm


Sunday:

12:30pm, 1pm,  1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4pm

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tours and Events at Schifferstadt - October

Oktoberfest is October 21st , 10am - 5pm, and October 22nd, 12noon - 5pm. In addition to all of the festivities on the grounds (see below) we will be conducting tours of the museum. Due to high demand, it is best to email or call to reserve a time for a tour.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!

The museum is open Oct. 7th & 8th from 1pm - 4pm. 

The museum is open October 14th & 15th from 1pm - 4pm. 

OKTOBERFEST

Rotary of Fredericktowne is the co-host with Landmarks for this event. We could not launch this event without Rotary.Celebrate fall and enjoy an authentic Oktoberfest on the grounds of a picturesque, historic German farmhouse. This traditional festival takes place on October 21st and 22nd, rain or shine. The event features juried arts and crafts for sale, cultural activities, German sausage, beer, strudel, a German oompah band, colonial living history demonstrators and children’s fun. Admission is free to the grounds. Tours of the Schifferstadt Museum are offered for a discount. (12 and under free), please register for a tour by email or phone.  Proceeds help maintain the historic house museum built in 1758.Event hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 12 noon to 5 p.m. blog.FrederickLandmarks.org
Contact 301-663-3885, or email info@fredericklandmarks.org for details.