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135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US

April 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Washington County Chamber of Commerce Centennial!

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude. For 100 years, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce has been fostering and promoting businesses in the region. President Paul Frey will be sharing stories of the Chamber's many accomplishments over the last century. The featured cocktail will be: the Champagne Cocktail. What better to celebrate 100 years of progress than the classic anniversary drink? Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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May 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Collecting Oriental Rugs – Where Do I Start?

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude. For the beginning collector, finding Oriental rugs can be a daunting task! Learn more about collecting do's and dont's from two long-time collectors. The specialty cocktail will be: the Fish House Punch! This classic New England punch recipe comes straight from the desk of Dr. Miller. Enjoy for yourself a drink actually served at the Miller House! Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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Food Tour of Baltimore’s Little Italy

May 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Go on the road with the Washington County Historical Society and get a taste for Baltimore's Italian and Jewish history! This 3.5 hour walking tour will take you through Little Italy and Jonestown, learning more about local history and heritage as you visit some of the area's oldest and best restaurants and shops. Bus transportation to and from Baltimore will be provided, so pack some walking shoes and an empty stomach for this excellent tour! We take dietary restrictions very seriously, so please list any food allergies or dietary restrictions at the time of registration. Meal substitutions cannot be made on the day of the tour.

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June 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Cline & Wine

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude. Hailed as one of the area's best Patsy Cline interpreters, Liz Ruffner will be joining us again for a wonderful concert in the Miller House Museum Gardens. The featured drink will be: the house selection of wines. Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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July 2019

Culture & Cocktails: The Ransom of Hagerstown with Steve Bockmiller

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude.In the summer of 1864, the city of Hagerstown was one of several locations held for ransom by Confederate troops. Author and historian Steve Bockmiller will recount this dangerous time in local history alongside a pop-up exhibit of our artifacts from the ransom. The featured drink will be: the Sangria Flora! This exotic take on a summer classic is sure to fortify you in case of sudden Confederate invasion. Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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August 2019

Culture & Cocktails: The C&O Canal with Jim Heins

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude. Help us welcome our fantastic Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit, Water/Ways, in August with a special canal-themed Culture & Cocktails! C&O Canal Association member Jim Heins will be sharing a special presentation on the history and anatomy of the C&O Canal, complete with some samples of traditional music. Then join us the following week for the grand opening of the new Museum on Main Street exhibit! The specialty cocktail will be: the Spiced Apple Moscow Mule. You can't have a canal without a few mules - and we can't have a canal Culture & Cocktails without a few either! Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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September 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Local Ghosts and Legends with Dave Dull

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude. Join us in welcoming Dave Dull, producer of popular local shows South Mountain Magic and Legends, as he shares his stories of hauntings and paranormal explorations over the years.  The featured cocktail will be: Corpse Reviver #1. This lesser-known variation of the popular 1930s cocktail was originally invented as a hangover cure. You'll perk right up after one of these refreshing drinks! Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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October 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Sharpsburg Civil War Ghost Tours!

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude.Mix thrills and chills as we welcome back our good friends at the Sharpsburg Civil War Ghost Tours! They're sharing even more of the area's historical hauntings. The featured cocktail will be: The Lady Killer. Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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November 2019

Culture & Cocktails: From John Brown to James Brown

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude.Washington County's Kennedy Farmhouse has a long history: first hosting John Brown as he planned the raid on Harpers Ferry, then as a major stop for some of the biggest African American musicians in American history. Join author Ed Maliskas for more information on the little farmhouse with a big history and his band as they bring to life some of the hits played at the Kennedy Farm. The featured cocktail will be: the Pumpkin Martini. Get in the spirit with these scrumptious fall spirits! Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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December 2019

Culture & Cocktails: Decorating Your Historic Home with Tom Freeman

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Enjoy a drink and have a think! At Culture & Cocktails, a lecture program at the Miller House Museum, we tackle a historical topic with the help of a little liquid fortitude. Spread some holiday cheer the historic way as we welcome design expert Tom Freeman to discuss historic house design and holiday decoration. The featured cocktail will be: the Last Word. Your ticket price will include your first drink, and refills will be available for a small fee. This event is for adults ages 21 and older, please! For more information, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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