Bug-a-Palooza

Historic Sotterley 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood

 Aug. 9-13 10 am to 12 pm each day. Become a citizen scientist with a study in insect and bugology! Have close encounters of the crawling and flying kind in Sotterley’s Tidewater environment.  Discover different creatures each day from 10:30 am to 12 pm. Enjoy the rest of your day with a Sotterley signage Seek-and-Find.…

Bug-a-Palooza!

Historic Sotterley 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood

 Aug. 9-13 10 am to 12 pm each day. Become a citizen scientist with a study in insect and bugology! Have close encounters of the crawling and flying kind in Sotterley’s Tidewater environment.  Discover different creatures each day from 10:30 am to 12 pm. Enjoy the rest of your day with a Sotterley signage Seek-and-Find.…

Common Ground: African American Gravesites by Dr. Latif A. Tarik

Virtual

Dr. Latif A. Tarik Historian, Professor, creator of Kushito Advisory Group African American Gravesites Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ____________________________________________________________________________ Click here to Register! Dr. Tarik will discuss African American gravesite history, their discovery, their care, and the people they honor. Latif A. Tarik, graduated from Howard University and holds a Ph.D. in…

Narrative Voices, Honoring Ancestors Through the Voices of Descendants

A panel of Sotterley descendants discuss their stories and share their insights and feelings about their Sotterley connections and about preserving the past. Facilitator, Jeanne Pirtle, Director of Educational Programs and Partnerships. REGISTER HERE! Descendants on the Panel:  Donald Barber descends from, his grandfather, Walter Barber, and father, Bernard Barber, and his mother, Ruth Sommerville.…

UNESCO Day of Remembrance

As a UNESCO Slave Route Site of Memory, Sotterley again invites the public to participate in this important day by honoring the memories of those that perished and survived the trans-Atlantic slave trade. We remember the abolition of the trade and celebrate the contributions of survivors whose strength built nations.   Sotterley will hold this…

Barn Bash & Craft Beer Tasting

Historic Sotterley 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood

Important - Please read ALL event information and policies below before making your purchase: DISCOUNTED Advance Online Ticket Sales End Midnight on Wednesday, August 25th!  Barn Bash - Saturday, August 28th, 2021 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Early party for VIP ticket holders. 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm: General admission. 6:00 pm – 7 pm:…

Speaker Series: Lincoln in the Natural Environment by James Tackach

Virtual

James Tackach Author, Professor of English at Roger Williams University Lincoln in the Natural Environment   Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ____________________________________________________________________________ Click here to Register! Tackach maps Lincoln’s lifelong relationship with the natural world from his birth and boyhood on Midwestern farms through his political career and presidency dealing with the effects of…

Growing for Good Potato Harvest

Historic Sotterley 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood

Saturday, September 11th, 18th, and 25th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Please Register Here Earlier in the year our generous community stepped forward to help us plant acres of potatoes which Sotterley earmarked for donation to our local food banks and food pantries. The time has come to harvest! Everyone willing to volunteer will be…

Common Ground: Life in History by Maya Davis

Virtual

Maya Davis Historian, Archivist, Activist, Museum Director Life in History Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ____________________________________________________________________________ Click here to Register! Historian, archivist, activist and museum director, Maya Davis, discusses her life and career in the field. Maya Davis is the new Director of the Riversdale House Museum in Prince George's County where she…

Growing for Good Potato Harvest

Historic Sotterley 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood

Saturday, September 11th, 18th, and 25th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Please Register Here Earlier in the year our generous community stepped forward to help us plant acres of potatoes which Sotterley earmarked for donation to our local food banks and food pantries. The time has come to harvest! Everyone willing to volunteer will be…