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Sotterley’s Market and Day at the Farm

May 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Socializing with Distance while Supporting Local!

Sotterley’s Market and Day at the Farm

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Sunday, May 2, 2021

10 am – 4 pm

$10 per Adult ages 18 and up

Kids Free

Historic Sotterley is holding the A Sotterley Market: A Day on the Farm Weekend on May 1st and 2nd to kick-off our opening season and celebrate “A New Look at Preservation” in honor of Preservation Month. Come see the archaeological research being explored on our grounds, enjoy shopping with our local businesses and experience a host of family-friendly activities and demos.

Guided tours of the gardens, special discussions about of the Manor House’s renovations over the centuries, and the Importance of Preservation will be available on a first come, first served basis. Sign-up in the Visitor Center.


Bourbon & Barrell Soap Candles
Chesapeake Creek Candles
Graceful Oils
Gypsy Girl (Saturday Only)
Handmade Baskets by Janet
Heartland Foods
Whiskey Creek Wood Working
Pax River Resin (Saturday Only)
Suds & Sandals
Gift Baskets and Wreaths by Felicia Knight

Wine, Cider, and Spirits

Cove Point Winery
Free States
Misfit Winery
Tobacco Barn Distillery


Wood Sawing and Shingle Making Demo
Farm Equipment Display
Pax River Quilt Club
Planting Activity (11:00, 1:00, 3:00)
Raising Chickens at Home Demo
Native American Collection & Video (Inside)
Historic Places in St. Mary’s County (Girl Scouts)
Eagle’s Nest Overlook (Eagle Scouts)
Cow Milking Activity
St. Mary’s Caring Food Donation Drop-off
St. Mary’s Library and Story Time (Sat. 1:30, Sun. 11:30, 1:30)
DNR Display
St. Mary’s County Quarter Horse Association
Contra Dance Performance (Sat. ONLY 12:30, 2:30)
Jamie Abell Coal Firing Blacksmith Demo
Cody Underwood Blacksmith Demo
Antique Tool Talk (Sunday Only)
Corn Grinding Demo
House Tours (10:30, 11:30, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00)
“How Sotterley was Built?” Demo (12:00, 1:00, 3:00)
Garden Tours (12:00, 1:30, 3:00)
Handmade Wooden Canoe Demo (Sunday Only)
St. Mary’s County Genealogical & Historical Societies
Health Connection St. Mary’s MedStar

As the effects of the Covid pandemic still impacts our Southern Maryland Community, YOU can actually help us to make a difference! Saturday, we will be holding a food drive, and we invite you to bring non-perishable foods and fresh produce you may have from your garden or farm. All food collected will be donated to our own local soup kitchen, St. Mary’s Caring. We will host several of our local nonprofits at the event to showcase the good work they are doing to make our community a better place. Come out and support them and our local businesses.

Any local businesses interested in participating in this exciting weekend at beautiful Historic Sotterley there are still some spaces available. Interested parties contact Ginger at Sotterley: 301-373-2280.

Bring chairs and blankets to spread out and enjoy the day, but no coolers or pets.

Masks are required.

Event takes place RAIN or SHINE.   Program subject to change.

Historic Sotterley is a public charity, 501(c)3.

Check back for a full list of vendors!

Be sure to check out our calendar of events here!


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may call the office at 301-373-2280 or email officemanager@sotterley.org


May 2, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Historic Sotterley


Historic Sotterley
44300 Sotterley Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636 United States
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