2021 Revolutionary Germantown Festival

Revolutionary Germantown Festival

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival returns Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10am to 4pm! Visitors can spend the day visiting sixteen Historic Germantown sites to participate in family-friendly activities, learn about the 1777 Battle of Germantown, and the people who experienced it. There will be one re-enactment of the Battle of Germantown from 12 pm to…

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BabyWordplay Classes in Mt. Airy

BabyWordplay classes come to Mt. Airy beginning Monday, September 13th! BabyWordplay is an organization dedicated to helping children develop a love of words, stories, books, and music from an early age. Their sessions in Mt. Airy will run every Monday morning at 10am from September 13th through November 22nd and will be held on Cliveden’s…

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Fall Yoga Classes with Move With Love!

Yoga Classes with Move With Love continues! Yoga classes with Move With Love continue this month every Saturday morning at 9am, led by founder and neighbor, Holly Colino, on Cliveden’s green space. Move With Love is a ‘judgement-free space where people can come together and use creative movement as a practice of unconditional self love,…

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Tour Cliveden in September!

Indoor & Outdoor tours continue this month! Cliveden continues indoor and outdoor tours in August. Indoors tours are available Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons at 1pm and are about an hour long. The indoor tours feature Cliveden’s Carriage House, Main House, and our women’s exhibit Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden. Outdoor tours…

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Mt. Airy Learning Tree Classes at Cliveden

Mt. Airy Learning Tree Class

Mt. Airy Learning Tree‘s classes are back! This fall, Cliveden will host five MALT classes in September, October and November: Preserving and Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden (September 20th) Seeds to Live By: Seed Saving (October 9th) Seeds to Live By: Fall/Winter Gardening (October 23rd) Vision Board Workshop for Teens (November 6th) Wine…

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Preserving & Adapting Their World

Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden

Cliveden’s newest exhibit highlights the lives of women at Cliveden: Black, White, free and enslaved, from the 18th through the 20th centuries. Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden provides a case study of the ways women exercise power and agency even though society constrains them legally, culturally, and politically. To view the…

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Considering Re-enactments: The Battle of Germantown in the Light of 21st–Century Gun Violence

Carriage House Exhibition

Cliveden is known as the site of the 1777 Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown and the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival held on the grounds every first weekend in October, featuring two battle re-enactments. In response to the increase in gun violence across the country and in the local community, Cliveden looks to evaluate its interpretation…

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