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Each Monday this year at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., the public is invited to free Monday Memories guided tours of Point Farm at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum at 10515 Mackall Road in St. Leonard.

The public is welcome to share stories, or visitors may simply enjoy the tour and listen to the memories of others.

Point Farm was the country retreat of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson Patterson. The 1933 Colonial Revival brick house and gardens were designed by noted architects Gertrude Sawyer and Rose Greely.

At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Thursday April 18 through Oct. 24 and at 1 p.m. the first Friday of every month, enjoy a free behind-the-scenes tour of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, a state-of-the-art facility that houses more than 8 million artifacts, including collections from every county in Maryland.

The tour allows visitors to get up-close-and personal with the conservators and collections.

Call 410-586-8501 or email for more information. Reservations not required.

At 7 p.m. Feb. 9 and March 9, join the Astronomy Club of Southern Maryland for discussions and night sky observations. Call 301-602-5251, or email

From 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 17 and March 17, enjoy a Sunday Afternoons with the Pattersons Tour of Point Farm for $10 per person, $8 for seniors 55 and older. Tours are for ages 10 and older.

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