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Celebrate Labor Day 2024 with the Greenbelt Museum!

Bricks and Blocks Walking Tour 

Saturday, August 31, 2024
10B Crescent Rd. 

Pre-registration required via Eventbrite

This tour will highlight historic Greenbelt's domestic architecture, the "brick and block" homes that make up the majority of the original planned community. Your guide will show you how to "read" the brick and block homes, and will feature spots of historic interest that have not been featured on previous walking tours.

The "Bricks and Blocks" Tour leaves from the Greenbelt Museum at 10-B Crescent Rd. and takes approximately 2 hours, including the Greenbelt Museum's orientation film. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to visit the interior of the Greenbelt Museum's historic home after the walking tour. 

As the tour involves walking outdoors, please dress accordingly. Space is limited to 12 participants. Walking tours are not conducted in thunder/lightning or snow storms or if the temperature is below 32 degrees or above 95 degrees.

Please note: in the event of inclement weather, the tour will be cancelled and you will be notified via Eventbrite.

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Coming Soon! Full schedule of the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival 

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Retro Town Fair

Sunday, September 3, 1pm-4pm

10B Crescent Rd.

It is time for the Retro Town Fair! The Fair will take place on the grounds of the Museum house at 10B Crescent. Our Retro Town Fair is much like those the earliest Greenbelters enjoyed starting in 1939. Ribbons will be awarded for the best entries in a number of categories: flowers, vegetables, baked goods, canned goods and needlework/sewing. 

All entries accepted 10am-11:30am and must be accompanied by a completed submission form (click the form to download it). Entries will be on display from 1-4pm. All items must be picked up between 4-5pm.

 

Questions? Please email or call Education and Volunteer Coordinator, Sheila Maffay-Tuthill at education@greenbeltmuseum.org 

Mini Historic House Tours

Sunday, September 1, 1pm - 5pm

The Historic House will be open for quick tours. Take a peek into life in Greenbelt during the 1930s New Deal era and see how Greenbelt's families lived back then.

Free!  

Please note: the house will not be open this year following the Labor Day Parade. 

Museum Exhibit: “The Knowing Hands That Carve This Stone: 

The New Deal Art of Lenore Thomas Straus”

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Greenbelt Community Center, 1st floor

15 Crescent Rd.

Visit our ongoing exhibit on display in the Museum Gallery in the Community Center.

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