The Miss Frostburg, Mountain City & Miss Preston Fest Scholarship Program will host a “Talent Showcase” featuring Miss Maryland’s Class of 2017 On August 12, 2017 from 6:30 until 9 p.m. on the Festival Grounds Stage at Canal Place in Cumberland. Titleholders from across the State will be performing their talent featured during the Miss…

Tonight’s (July 22) Movie Under The Stars featuring Moana (PG) has been cancelled due to the threat of severe weather. We hope to reschedule the movie for a future date.

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park invites the public to join our park interpreters to discover the canal’s fascinating, and sometimes overlooked, stories and history. All programs are free and suitable for visitors of all ages. Cumberland Area: On Fridays from 12 pm to 4 pm, the replica canal boat “The Cumberland” is…

Canal Place will host Movies Under The Stars this Saturday, July 22 at dusk. Featured movie will be Moana, 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is Rated PG – Parental Guidance Suggested, some material may not be suitable for children.…

Come celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday evening with a free concert at Canal Place as part of Cumberland Comes Alive concert series presented by Burgmeier’s Hauling. The Potomac Concert Band will take the stage at Canal Place on Tuesday, July 4 at 8:00 pm.  The Potomac Concert Band based in Cumberland, is a community concert…

Oldtown, MD – The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal) will be performing a rock scaling project along the towpath at the northern or downstream portal of the Paw Paw Tunnel (Mile 155.2) starting early April 2017. Rock scaling is the physical removal of loose rock and unstable surface materials that pose…

Grant program funds African-American historic and cultural capital projects CROWNSVILLE, MD – The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) are pleased to announce workshops regarding grants available through the African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHPP) for Fiscal Year 2018.  Several workshops are being offered across the…