May 4 & 5 -
Civil War Living History Reenactment
- Witness Living History
in the remaking as various regiments occupy the grounds surrounding the family Farmhouse. Guests may visit
the camps. Artisans will demonstrate skills from the 1800s. Event Handout
May 18 & 19 -
- Hosted by the Blacksmith Guild of Central
Maryland. There will be guest blacksmith demonstrations, hands-on classes and an auction of blacksmith
equipment and forged items. For more information go to
June 1 -
Spring Muster and Antique Fire Equipment Show
Hosted by the Chesapeake Antique Fire Apparatus Association, a chapter of SPAAMFAA. Antique fire equipment is
on display and there is a flea market of fire service items. Event located near the pond off Ag Center Road.
For more information go to cafaa.net
June 8 -
Deer Creek Fiddlers’ Convention
, presented by
Common Ground on the Hill Bluegrass, old-time and Celtic music and dance competition. Shade tree jamming.
Evening concert. Competition with prize money to winners.
July 4 –
OLD-FASHIONED JULY 4TH PICNIC/ CELEBRATION/ FIREWORKS
Celebration includes onstage entertainment, children’s games, food and crafts for sale. Fireworks are sponsored
by Kiwanis Club of Westminster.
July 13 & 14 -
Common Ground on the Hill's Roots
Music & Arts Festival
- Traditional music, dance, and food from diverse American cultures. A family-oriented
event with programming for all ages. For more information go to
July 20 -
Summertime Fun Festival
Enjoy Maryland's famous seafood and beef cuisine which will be available for purchase. Stage entertainment;
summertime activities and games.
September 5, 6, 7, & 8-
Steam Show Days
The Mason Dixon Historical Society presents antique farm machinery, steam and gas engines, and antique cars on
display. Working demonstrations include saw milling, shingle sawing and branding, baling, threshing, and grinding.
Flea market, food for sale and hayrides.
September 21 & 22 -
The Maryland Wine Festival® - 30th Anniversary
The Maryland Wine Festival® features: tasting of local wines, wine seminars, continuous on-stage entertainment,
crafts, and a variety of delicious cuisine for sale.
October 19 & 20 -
Fall Harvest Days
Traditional autumn happenings may include apple butter making, farm machinery demonstrations, tractor and mule
pulled wagon rides, scarecrow making, and children's games. Country food and crafts for sale and on-stage
December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, & 15 -
The Museum is decorated in holiday fashion with Santa visits, food sales, holiday music, and mule pulled wagon rides.