Clean out Your Closets while Supporting Historic Preservation
Supporting historic preservation has never been easier! The Friends of the Rising Sun Inn are hosting a Community FUNDrive. We are collecting used clothing and household items to raise funds to support the ongoing preservation and restoration of the historic Rising Sun Inn located in Crownsville.
When? Drop off your gently used clothing and household items during one of our three Community Drop-Off Day Events:
November 17, 2018, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm December 15, 2018, 9:30 am – 12:00 noon
Where? Bring your donated items to the historic Rising Sun Inn located at 1090 Generals Hwy, Crownsville, Maryland. What to donate? Clothing, shoes, bedding, towels, CDCs/DVDs, electrical items, toys, games, kitchen items, knick-knacks, and sporting goods. Donation receipts will be provided. Have questions about what to donate? Email us at email@example.com.
Annual Make-your-Own Colonial Kissing Ball
Before mistletoe hung over our thresholds, a kissing ball made of boxwood stems or other greenery decorated Colonial homes during the Christmas holidays. Join the Friends of the Rising Sun Inn on Saturday, November 17th, or Saturday, December 1st, between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for the 4th Annual Make-your-Own Colonial Kissing Ball Holiday Fundraiser. This is a drop-in/open house event at the historic Rising Sun Inn located at 1090 Generals Highway, in Crownsville, Maryland. As space is limited, you will need to register in advance. Plan to allow 1 - 2 hours to complete one kissing ball. Price: $25.00 for Friends of the Rising Sun Inn member and $32.00 for non-members per kissing ball (and yes, you can make more than one). All materials and instructions provided. The only thing you need to bring is a tote to collect your boxwood trimmings. Register now or to avoid the online services fee, email firstname.lastname@example.org.