Colonial Faire & Fall Festival

Colonial Faire & Fall Festival

17388 Teagues Point Road, Hughesville, Maryland, US

Celebrate the season's onset by immersing yourself in a day of historical wonder at Maxwell Hall while supporting the nonprofit Friends of Maxwell Hall. Discover 22 acres steeped in colonial history and enjoy a wide array of captivating activities that promise fun for the whole family.

A Day of Festive Delights

Experience the thrill of historic cannon firings, explore crafts and vendors offering an array of treasures, and savor mouthwatering delights with food, wine, rum, and beer tastings. The festivities continue with live entertainment that will keep you entertained throughout the day. Capture memorable moments with photo fun, and partake in even more exciting surprises!

Featured Events

  • Witness historic cannon firings by the Brooke’s Co. of the Calvert Militia.
  • Enjoy stirring renditions of the national anthem and other patriotic songs performed by Peter Swann, a dedicated member of the Friends of Maxwell Hall.
  • Be serenaded by live music from talented performers, including the Rosewood Flute Duo, the John O’Loughlan Trio, Laurie Rose Griffith & Peter Mealy with Celtic Music, and the ever-entertaining Peter Swann.

Vendors and Craftsmen

Explore an assortment of vendors and craftsmen, including Lawrence’s Forge, Colonial American Blacksmith; Annapolis Mantua Maker offering 18th Century Clothing; Love and Death with their 18th Century Jewelry of Endearment & Mourning; Sue’s Old Fashions presenting 18th Century Clothing and Accessories; Robert Kyle Folk Art; Good Shepherd Designs; and Atlantic Kayak Company for kayak paddling on Swanson Creek.

Educational and Historical Insights

Engage with educational exhibits and historical reenactments by organizations such as Brooke’s Co. of the Calvert Militia, First Maryland Regiment (American Revolutionary War Reenactment), Friends of Smallwood State Park, Friends of Point Lookout Reenactments, and rope-making demonstrations with Brian Keith. Delve into environmental awareness with the Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center, Maryland Master Naturalists, the Port Tobacco chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Southern Maryland Heritage Area, and the Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary's Scales-N-Tales. Plus, get up close and personal with live birds of prey in a captivating exhibit.

Food and Beverage Delights

Satisfy your cravings with an assortment of delectable treats from Aimee’s Sandwiches, Krave Gluten Free Shoppe, Gypsy Brewing Company, and Grill Sergeant BBQ.

Join us at Maxwell Hall for a day of historical exploration, festive enjoyment, and the warm embrace of fall's arrival. It's an event you won't want to miss!

21 Oct 2023 - 22 Oct 2023
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM


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