Sold Out: Halloween Eve Twilight Hike

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

Oct. 30 / 7 p.m. / FREE Unfortunately this popular program is already sold out. Please email to be put on the waitlist.  Join arborist Lou Meyer and naturalist Woody Merkle on a night hike to discover what sorts of creatures might be lurking in the dark. Enjoy a spooky night out with your […]

Good Endeavour by Ned Tillman – A Maryland Family’s Turbulent History, 1695-2002

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

Nov 16 / 7 p.m. / $ Discover engaging stories of the past and how our ancestors might have dealt with the moral issues of their time. Join Ned Tillman, author of the new book Good Endeavour and former president of the Howard County Conservancy board, to learn about documenting the past for future generations. […]

Sold out: Historic Farmhouse Tours

Nov 18 / 10 & 11 a.m. / FREE The Brown family farmhouse is a time capsule of architecture and family history. Join members of the Howard County Conservancy's History Committee for a tour of our 1800s farmhouse and learn about the history of Mt. Pleasant! Details and Info: Please meet your tour guide on […]

Mural Reveal: Meet the artist

Join us for the big reveal of our new art installation! The Conservancy commissioned a mural for the back wall of the farmstead's carriage house that depicts "Land Over Time," the natural and cultural history of the land that became Mt. Pleasant. Artist Cecelia Ford painted the animals and people that shaped this farmstead over […]

Natural Holiday Sale

Mt Pleasant 10520 Old Frederick Road, Woodstock, MD, United States

Dec 2 / 10am - 3pm Starting at 10am, join the Howard County Conservancy for our annual Natural Holiday Sale! Browse beautiful gifts, inspired by nature, from local artisans. Kids will have the opportunity to make and take whimsical critter crafts from natural materials (free!). Live music and raffles round out this can’t-miss event that […]

Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the event. If a program is canceled by the Conservancy, participants will be notified and offered a refund. All other program fees are non-refundable and support educational programs at the Conservancy. Organized groups may not be able to be accommodated at our free programs. Please contact the Conservancy about scheduling a separate program for your group.