Saturday & Sunday
August 22 - 23

Maryland Iron Festival 2020 – Digital Edition

Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 10 am to 4 pm.

Join us online for The Maryland Iron Festival, Digital Edition! The festival will feature traditional blacksmithing, period music, traditional food preparation demonstrations, garden and trail tours, artisan demonstrations, children’s activities, fascinating archaeology talks about the amazing discoveries at Catoctin Furnace, and much more. There will be some live and interactive sessions!

Visitors can also enjoy a virtual tour of the newly installed Catoctin Furnace African American Cemetery Interpretive Trail wayside panels and follow along on a newly released audio recording of the tour. The trail links the furnace to the historic village and to an overlook near the Catoctin Furnace Cemetery. Registration is open!

Join us online this year and mark your calendars for the in-person 2021 Festival: May 22 and 23, 2021!

Tuesday
September 8

September CFHS Meeting

Noon – 2 p.m.

Because of the ongoing pandemic, our monthly meeting will be A SOCIAL DISTANCING MEETING USING ZOOM. Zoom is a remote conferencing service that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration by computer or telephone.

Please email or call Elizabeth Comer (443-463-6437 or ECOMER@CATOCTINFURNACE.ORG) to receive call in instructions before the meeting. You can join the Zoom meeting by computer or phone.

Friday & Saturday
October 10 & 11

FallFest

Join us for our traditional fall festival in the Village!  Please check back to confirm details for this event as the date approaches.

Tuesday
October 13

October CFHS Meeting

Noon – 2 p.m.

Because of the ongoing pandemic, our monthly meeting will be A SOCIAL DISTANCING MEETING USING ZOOM. Zoom is a remote conferencing service that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration by computer or telephone.

Please email or call Elizabeth Comer (443-463-6437 or ECOMER@CATOCTINFURNACE.ORG) to receive call in instructions before the meeting. You can join the Zoom meeting by computer or phone.

Saturday
October 17

Spirits of the Furnace

6:30 – 9 p.m.

Join us for a traditional historical re-enactment and night-time tour of the Village!  Please check back to confirm details for this event as the date approaches.

Tuesday
November 10

November CFHS Meeting

Noon – 2 p.m.

Because of the ongoing pandemic, our monthly meeting will be A SOCIAL DISTANCING MEETING USING ZOOM. Zoom is a remote conferencing service that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration by computer or telephone.

Please email or call Elizabeth Comer (443-463-6437 or ECOMER@CATOCTINFURNACE.ORG) to receive call in instructions before the meeting. You can join the Zoom meeting by computer or phone.

Saturday
November 14 (Tentative)

Forged in Iron and Bone: Unveiling Faces of the Enslaved

Please note that we have set November 14, 2020 as a new, tentative date for this event. In all likelihood this date will need to be changed, but in order to keep the event’s Eventbrite listing and email active it was necessary to assign a new date. We plan to reassess plans for this important event in October and will be in touch will all ticket holders at that time. Until then, we are grateful for your patience and appreciate your support.

Saturday
December 5

10th Annual Traditional Village Christmas

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join us for the 10th anniversary of this traditional holiday celebration in the Village!  Please check back to confirm details for this event as the date approaches.

Tuesday
December 8

December CFHS Meeting

Noon – 2 p.m.

Because of the ongoing pandemic, our monthly meeting will be A SOCIAL DISTANCING MEETING USING ZOOM. Zoom is a remote conferencing service that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration by computer or telephone.

Please email or call Elizabeth Comer (443-463-6437 or ECOMER@CATOCTINFURNACE.ORG) to receive call in instructions before the meeting. You can join the Zoom meeting by computer or phone.

Saturday
December 12

Museums by Candlelight

Noon – 5 p.m.