Museum Gears Up for Labor Day

Parade editedCelebrate Labor Day with the Greenbelt Museum! Our plans for Greenbelt’s biggest holiday are well underway and include walking tours, free tours of the Museum house, the Retro Town Fair, and light refreshments after the parade at 10B Crescent.

Saturday, August 30, two walking tours are scheduled. The first tour will leave at 11am from the museum’s historic house at 10B Crescent Road and the second will leave at 1pm. Walking tours are free, but space is limited.

Sunday, August 31, the Museum’s Retro Town Fair returns to Roosevelt Center, just near the Mother and Child Statue. retro town fair form 2014This is your chance to enter flowers, vegetables, baked goods, canned goods, needlework, and sewing into the competition. Entries are accepted from 11am-1pm. Judging takes place from 1pm-3pm, then entries and ribbon winners will be on display from 3pm-5pm. All items must be picked up by 6pm. Download the entry form, retro town fair form 2014

Also on Sunday, August 31, the Museum house is open for tours from 1-5pm (last tour begins at 4:30pm). Or come by to peruse the Museum’s gift shop and pick up and Eleanor or Franklin Roosevelt hand fan!

On Monday, immediately following the parade, come by the Museum house for lemonade and cookies – while supplies last! Take a quick tour, too. The house is open from 11:30am-2pm. For more information about the Greenbelt Labor Day Festival click here.

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