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“The Way We Worked” on the C&O Canal

By | 2017-02-17T09:28:37+00:00 February 17th, 2017|News|

The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal NHP) will offer special programming in conjunction with the Allegany Museum and the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit, “The Way We Worked.” These special programs will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the C&O Canal NHP Visitor Center located at 13 Canal Street in

MDOT Announces Grant Opportunties for Key Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trail Projects

By | 2017-02-10T12:05:23+00:00 February 10th, 2017|News|

MDOT to Hold Public Workshops to Discuss Funding Sources, Project Requirements and Priority Areas As part of efforts to expand bicycling and walking options, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and its State Highway Administration (SHA) will hold two public workshops next month with the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to encourage projects that

Canal Place Hosting Grants Webinar

By | 2017-01-04T13:00:35+00:00 January 4th, 2017|News|

Are you located within the boundaries of the Canal Place Heritage Area? Are you interested in learning more about grants that are available for capital and non-capital projects and projects relating to the preservation of historical, archeological, natural and cultural resources and heritage tourism? If so, you will want to attend one of the upcoming

Canal Place to Host Holiday Open House Saturday

By | 2016-12-07T14:37:29+00:00 December 7th, 2016|News|

Bring the whole family to the Western Maryland Railway Station at Canal Place (13 Canal Street) on Saturday, December 10 from 1 – 5 pm and enjoy a free Holiday Open House. Explore our historic train station filled with music, trees, and decorations. Bring the kids for a whimsical afternoon with a very merry Santa

FY 2018 MHAA Grant Workshop and Webinars

By | 2016-12-07T09:29:11+00:00 December 7th, 2016|News|

Are you located in a Certified Heritage Area? Are you interested in learning more about grants that are available for capital and non-capital projects relating to the preservation of historical, archeological, natural and cultural resources and heritage tourism? If so, you will want to attend one of the upcoming grant workshops or webinars that are

Downtown Shopping Event ‘Moonlight Madness’ Thursday

By | 2016-12-05T08:23:42+00:00 December 5th, 2016|News|

Downtown Cumberland makes it easy to find the perfect gift and support local businesses while shopping for friends and family (or even yourself!) at the annual Moonlight Madness event on Thursday, December 8 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Every year, for one special evening during the holiday season, downtown stores stay open late and

Red, White & Bluegrass featuring Grand Ole’ Ditch at Canal Place on Saturday September 10

By | 2016-09-07T12:30:21+00:00 September 7th, 2016|News|

Red, White and Bluegrass will be held on the BB&T Stage at Canal Place on Saturday, September 10, at 8 pm and will feature local band Grand Ole’ Ditch. Grand Ole' Ditch began as a home-brewed bluegrass band, deriving their name from an important piece of Western Maryland history: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. The Canal,

BB&T’s Movies Under The Stars Presents: Cars at Canal Place Saturday Night

By | 2016-08-22T11:06:38+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|News|

BB&T’s Movies Under The Stars series continues at Canal Place this Saturday, August 27 at dusk. This month’s movie will be Cars, a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is Rated G – all ages admitted. Lightning McQueen is a young, hotshot

American Idol Semifinalist, Gedeon Luke Performing Saturday, August 13

By | 2016-08-11T14:49:25+00:00 August 11th, 2016|News|

Gedeon Luke & The People will take the BB&T Stage at Canal Place on Saturday, August 13, at 8 pm for a free concert as part of Cumberland Comes Alive. The performance is sponsored by Scarpelli Funeral Home P.A. Gedeon Luke is perhaps best known for reaching American Idol semifinals in 2006—even winning over exacting