Tradition Is Alive at Christmas in Charles County, Maryland
In early December, the smell of fresh greens, the crackle of a fire, and the sound of carols await visitors along The Charles County Holiday Trail.
Comprising many of the area’s cultural attractions, the Holiday Trail offers locals and tourists alike an opportunity to get into the spirit of the season during an activity-packed weekend.
From December 5 - 7, 14 of the area’s historic and cultural sites will open to the public and invite visitors to welcome the holiday season.
The sites featured include the Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair, Friendship House, Port Tobacco Historic Village, Mount Carmel Monastery, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, the African American Heritage Society's Heritage House, Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Mount Aventine at Chapman State Park, Smallwood Retreat House, Maxwell Hall, Serenity Farm, Christ Church Port Tobacco Parish, The Maryland Veterans Memorial Museum, and St. Thomas Manor at St. Ignatius Catholic Church.