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Thanksgiving Celebrations 

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Hearth and Home in Early Maryland 
Nov 29-30, 2013 
Historic St. Mary's City
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Explore the history of Thanksgiving, a holiday that dates back to colonial times. Create your own special Thanksgiving traditions!


Blessing of the Hounds
November 28, 2013
Each Thanksgiving, it is a time-honored Maryland tradition to hold blessings of fox-hunters' hounds and horses. (photo credit)
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Baltimore City Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K
November 28, 2013
Every year, thousands of individuals from local communities come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland.
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7th Annual Bulle Rock Turkey Trot
November 28, 2013
Open to the public for all age groups and fitness levels, this Thanksgiving 5K run and 1-mile walk will raise money for the Susquehanna Hose Company.
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Hearth and Home in Early Maryland 
November 29-30, 2013 
Explore the colonial table and discover how Maryland’s first settlers celebrated the end of the harvest season. Help churn butter, shuck beans, grind corn and learn about the many tasks required to cook the family feast over a 17th-century hearth. Discover a Southern Maryland delicacy – stuffed ham. Visitors contributing a non-perishable food item will receive a $1 discount off admission benefiting the Southern Maryland Food Bank.
Historic St. Mary's City 
Rt 5 and Rosecroft Rd South of Leonardtown
St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686 
240-895-4967
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Thanksgiving Extravaganza at Port Discovery
November 29 - December 1, 2013
The weekend will be full of fun performances and loads of family activities. 
Port Discovery, Baltimore.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 10 and under. Free w/ admission.
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The Great Pumpkin
November 9, 2013
What made the pumpkin so important to colonists? How do you roast pumpkin seeds? Learn this and more just in time to tell your whole family during Thanksgiving dinner! Ages 8 & up. Irvine Nature Center
11201 Garrison Forest Rd
Baltimore, Maryland 21117
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