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Saturday, August 8 through Sunday, August 9
National Lighthouse Weekend at Piney Point Lighthouse
Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park

Head to Piney Point for a fun and **FREE** Open House Weekend in recognition of National Lighthouse Day, celebrated each year on August 7th. Enjoy tours of the museum, Potomac River Maritime Exhibit, lighthouse tower and grounds. The keeper's quarters and lighthouse will offer special tours.

The official day as designated by Congress, August 7, 1989, is the anniversary of the signing of the August 7, 1789 Congressional Act “for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers†and the date of the first commissioned Federal lighthouse.

FREE ADMISSION, donations greatly appreciated.

Friday, August 21 through Sunday, August 23
2020 Common Ground Events
Historic Sotterley Mansion

Friday, August 21 - Transcending Generations through Storytelling.

Register separately for Day Two: Saturday, August 22 - Transcending Narrative and The Art of Healing

Then join us on Facebook Live on Sunday, August 23 at 1 help us honor and remember our Ancestors. See separate August 23rd event.

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Friday, October 30
Fall Dinner and Meeting
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Olde Breton Inn
Once again, members and friends will come together for an evening of good food and conversation. Invitations with the full program will be send out in September. Reservations are required.